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LSU AgCenter launches online marketing program

BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter has a new way for farmers and people in the food business to market products. Chancellor Bill Richardson says Louisiana’s Market Maker website is taking registrations now, and should be searchable by Aug. 15. Arkansas and Mississippi are among 14 states already participating in the website created by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. ...

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Ramey Foundation endowing scholarships

JACKSON — The Tommy Ramey Foundation will endow scholarships at three Mississippi universities totaling $1 million, with the goal of educating and inspiring the state’s next generation of marketing and culinary professionals. The gifts to the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and Jackson State University will be formally announced this week. The Jackson-based foundation was established to honor Tommy ...

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Rupp opens office as Tulane prepares campus

MADISON — Rupp Marketing, a full-service marketing firm headquartered in New Orleans, has opened in Madison. Sarah Lofton will lead the Rupp Marketing Mississippi office. Among many other accounts, Rupp Marketing handles the marketing and advertising for Tulane University, which includes its New Orleans campus, Gulf Coast campus and the new Madison campus. The firm was instrumental in announcing Tulane’s ...

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Ad agencies take home Pollies

GULFPORT and BILOXI — The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) recently announced the 2010 Pollie Award winners, recognizing two local firms, The Prime Time Agency of Gulfport and The Guice Agency of Biloxi. The two agencies, which both offer full-service advertising, public relations and political consulting, shared two Pollies – one for the George Schloegel for Mayor of Gulfport ...

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Marketing Alliance wins SEDC award

JACKSON — A multi-media communications project produced by Jackson-based Marketing Alliance for the Sumter Economic Development Board in Sumter, S.C., received the Special Judges Award at the Communications Awards ceremony at the Southern Economic Development Council’s (SEDC’s) Annual Conference held recently in Point Clear, Ala. The winning entry was for the organization’s arrangement of multi-media communications including the “American Spirit, ...

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Z Line chooses Mad Genius

RIDGELAND — Z-Line Designs, a manufacturer of ready-to-assemble home office and entertainment furniture, has selected Mad Genius to work on Z-Line brand strategy and interactive development. Founded in 1995, Z-Line Designs is based in San Ramon, Calif., with international offices and manufacturing facilities in China and Taiwan. Z-Line Designs offers a broad range of furniture styles to suit a wide ...

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Carmean elevated to director

Wendy Carmean, who served six years as assistant director for marketing and membership at the University of Mississippi (UM) Alumni Association, has been named to the newly created position of director of brand marketing. An Oxford native, Carmean (formerly Chambers) moved to Iuka during her junior year of high school. After graduating from UM in 1997, she went to work ...

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White returns to home state

NEON Marketing, a full-service marketing and management company, recently relocated from Nashville to Jackson and has opened an office in Fondren Corner. Todd White, NEON Marketing’s founder and chief marketing consultant, established the firm in 2003. He formerly worked with TBA Entertainment, a Nashville-based multi-million-dollar entertainment and marketing company. White has an extensive background as a film and video producer ...

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UM selects new executive director of marketing

Jim Ebel has been chosen as the new executive director of marking for the University of Mississippi. Ebel has experience with more than 160 products and brands.  With more than 25 years of marketing experience, Ebel will be working towards “making the University of Mississippi one of the most recognized and respected brands in higher education.” Ebel has helped develop ...

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Keeping Our Eye On: Ronny Chane

Age: 39 Hometown: Jackson Education: Bachelors in marketing, minor in advertising Current Position: Designer CEO of Swell Mix Inc. Though a college graduate, Ronny Chane, referred to as “Chane,” believes that his career experience was mostly gained from trying to make his living in New  York City.  He claims that surviving the “Big Apple” and being actively involved in skateboard ...

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