Posts Tagged ‘advertising’

Jackson Convention Complex, Trustmark extend marketing partnership

JACKSON — SMG, managers of the Jackson Convention Complex, reports the Jackson Convention Complex and Trustmark National Bank have renewed their commercial rights marketing partnership, extending Trustmark’s designation as the exclusive bank of the Jackson Convention Complex for an additional three years. SMG general manager Kelvin Moore said, “Trustmark was one of the original marketing […] [...]

Senate weighing bill to disallow state agencies from advertising

JACKSON — A bill pending in the Mississippi Senate seeks to pull the plug on all state agencies’ ability to advertise. State Sen. Merle Flowers, a Republican from Southaven, tells WLBT-TV millions and millions of dollars are going advertising programs all over the state. The bill would prevent state agencies from using radio and television […] [...]

Advertising firm adds Spear

by MBJ Staff Published: December 18,2011

Tags: Ad.In Advertising, advertising, Chris Spear, graphic design, Millsaps College, Ocean Springs

Chris Spear has joined Ad.In Advertising as its communications administrator. He brings several years’ experience in advertising and nonprofit marketing to the Ocean Springs-based agency. Spear earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in English from Millsaps College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After working for some time in Jackson, he relocated to the Coast […] [...]

Local firm helps promote world-record chocolate bar

by Wally Northway Published: September 25,2011

Tags: advertising, candy, education, fundraising, marketing, public relations, schools, world record

Since founding Broadcast Media Group Inc. in Starkville in 1996, Robbie Coblentz has worked numerous marketing/PR campaigns all over the state and nation. The production company has won numerous awards for its work, including an international Telly Award just this past summer. But he and his team recently completed work on the promotion of a […] [...]

GodwinGroup lands Merchants Foodservice account

by MBJ Staff Published: September 15,2011

Tags: advertising, foodservice, marketing, public relations

JACKSON and HATTIESBURG — GodwinGroup of Jackson has been chosen to provide branding and marketing services to Hattiesburg-based Merchants Foodservice. GodwinGroup will be responsible for developing and launching the new brand position with a focus on building and evolving a modern brand personality. Merchants Foodservice currently operates in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, […] [...]

Ray kept train on tracks

by Martin Willoughby Published: September 11,2011

Tags: advertising, Chris Ray, Martin Willoughby, Mississippi Leaders, Ramey Agency

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart in the case Jacobellis v. Ohio was opining on a pornography censorship case and famously wrote, “I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description [pornography]; and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I […] [...]

Great American Steamboat Co. chooses GodwinGroup

by MBJ Staff Published: September 1,2011

Tags: advertising, marketing, paddlewheel, public relations, river, Steamboat, tourism, tourists, tours, visitors

JACKSON — GodwinGroup of Jackson has been selected to provide branding and launch support for the Great American Steamboat Company, a Memphis-based firm specializing in luxury steamboat voyages on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. GodwinGroup will be responsible for developing initial marketing strategies, web presence and sales materials, with a focus on building brand identity […] [...]

Viking Range pulling out as PGA sponsor

by Associated Press Published: August 29,2011

Tags: advertising, athletics, Golf, manufacturing, marketing, sponsorships, sports

MADISON and GREENWOOD — Viking Range Corp. of Greenwood is pulling out as sponsor of the PGA Tour event in Mississippi and tournament officials have until late September to find a new sponsor or sponsors, director Randy Watkins said. Just under $1 million is needed, and the tournament could lose its spot on the 2012 […] [...]

Prime Time Agency wins another Telly

by MBJ Staff Published: August 29,2011

Tags: advertising, awards, marketing, public relations

GULFPORT — The Prime Time Agency of Gulfport was recently honored in the 32nd Annual Telly Awards for a 30-second television spot created for LoCoco and LoCoco, P.A., a Mississippi Gulf Coast law firm. The spot titled “Tough Attorneys Who Care” was written by Jacqueline Nofsinger, directed by Peter Petro of CAVU and produced by […] [...]

Inside of Hotty Toddy Potties to feature advertising for first time this football season

by Clay Chandler Published: August 14,2011

Tags: advertising, Hotty Toddy Potties, Hotty Toddy Potty, Ole Miss, The Grove

If such a thing as a captive advertising audience ever existed, one could be found in the Grove on football gamedays. So it’s no surprise that Ole Miss officials have spent untold amounts of money and energy keeping the popular tailgating spot free of advertisers and solicitors “to keep it from becoming the Canton Flea […] [...]

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