The state lottery taps a Scott’s Addition shop as its lead media agency, a celebrity comedy couple joins in on a locally produced ad campaign, and other Richmond-area firms release work and announce new clients.
If business networking can be compared to the recording industry, a Richmond networking series centered on live music has done the local equivalent of getting signed by a major label.
For their latest venture together, two advertising vets are partnering with the principals of a growing local advisory firm to connect businesses with a network of branding specialists.
Two New York and L.A. advertising veterans are working with Charles Hodges as an executive-level creative trifecta at Arts & Letters Creative Co. It’s a leadership structure rarely seen in agencies their size, but they say it fits perfectly with Arts & Letters’ “make up the rules as you go” approach.
The agency behind “Virginia is for Lovers” releases its latest work for the state tourism office, a game show host makes a comeback in a campaign for the state lottery, and several shops report new work in the latest roundup.
Seeing an increase in demand from area businesses, a Richmond recording studio is delving deeper into the world of podcasting – spurred in part by a recent recording with a Monty Python veteran.
With a new partner and a new name, a local law firm that’s developed a niche in the entertainment industry is expanding its focus to include legal services specific to advertising and marketing firms.
Two downtown marketing firms are getting a change of scenery on opposite sides of the river. Release the Hounds joins other media firms that have moved to Shockoe Bottom in recent months, while Torx Media is preparing to move to Manchester.
A local agency promotes an app to help civilians in Syria, a forthcoming brewery taps an area branding firm, and several shops announce new work and hires.
BizSense sat down with the new head of the VCU Brandcenter to discuss his goals for the school, the perspective he brings from 25 years of ad agency work, and his never-ending love for ‘The Far Side.’