Denver PR Blog


‘Preparing to Launch’
January 27, 2008, 7:53 pm
Filed under: Denver, Pete Webb, Public Relations, VisiTech

Having finally dumped its interminable “14 Days to Launch” banner, the VisiTech Web site has retreated and now is in week 2 of “Preparing to Launch.” And this is a tech agency?

And before you get smug, Pete Webb, we’ve noticed that you’ve been without a real Web site for a couple of months. Remember the good old days when companies created a new Web site and then pulled down the old one to replace it? 



Upcoming Events
January 27, 2008, 5:14 pm
Filed under: Denver, Events, Public Relations
  • Flint Whitlock and flack emeritus Terry Barnhart will discuss their new book, “Capt. Jepp and the Little Black Book: How Barnstormer and Aviation Pioneer Elrey B. Jeppesen Made the Skies Safer for Everyone” at noon this Thursday at the Denver Press Club. 
  • Ex-LeGrand Hart employees are planning a “reunion” at 6 p.m. this Thursday at The Corner Office Bar.
  • The True Spin Conference, which bills itself as bringing together “flacks from progressive advocacy groups around the country to exchange ideas and learn new and creative PR tactics runs this Thursday and Friday at the Curtis Hotel downtown.
  • The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement are sponsoring the Colorado Business Hall of Fame black-tie dinner at 6 p.m. on February 7 at the Marriott City Center.
  • PRSA and Qwest are sponsoring an event titled “Tackling Tough Hits: Notoriously Anti-PR Journalists Share Breakthrough Pitching Tips” at 11 a.m. on February 14. No word yet on who the journalists are, but the other details are here.


Stephen Baldwin to the Rescue … (Has Anyone Ever Said That Before?)
January 27, 2008, 10:20 am
Filed under: Celebrity Apprentice, Crocs, Denver, Public Relations

Crocs’ SolesUnited program, which recycles and distributes old Crocs in impoverished countries, will be featured on this week’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice (Thursday at 8 p.m. on NBC). The celebrities will create an awareness campaign for the company’s charity program. Because when your stock price has fallen 63 percent over the past three months, who better than Stephen Baldwin, Gene Simmons and Marilu Henner to develop the marketing strategy to turn things around.