LONDON—AMEC, the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication has formed a strategic partnership with the International Communications Consultancy Organisation and the Public Relations Consultants Association. ICCO and the PRCA will collaborate with AMEC on education initiatives and other events to promote the benefits of measurement in PR practice.
MILWAUKEE—Nyhus Communications, a strategic communication, marketing and advocacy firm, has joined IPREX, the global network of communication agencies. Founded in Seattle in 1994, Nyhus focuses on integrated communications programs, thought leadership and corporate responsibility. Clients include American Express, Northeastern University, Hainan Airlines, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PhRMA, NTT America, Washington Clean Tech Alliance, and Seattle BioMed.
ATLANTA—Strategic Vision, an Atlanta-based public relations agency, has launched the SV Jump Start PR Program For Businesses, designed for business start-ups that have demonstrated success within their industry and now seek to be acquired by another company or go public. The offer includes traditional public relations and social media outreach, designed to increase and maximize media coverage and the attention of analysts, positioning the client to be acquired by another company or investor.
TAMPA, FL— Red Barn Enterprises, parent company of pet products public relations specialist Fetching Communications, is relaunching PetPR.com, which is acquired earlier this year. A specialist news distribution service, PetPR.com focuses on the needs of pet businesses to reach very specific target audiences within the trade and consumer media arena. The platform aims to become the leading resource for journalists, bloggers and other media interested in pet news, trends and expert sources.