Category Archives: Creative Industries

Connie Cleveland’s Dog Trainers Workshop fields 22 at Obedience Classic in Orlando

[caption id="attachment_1365" align="alignnone" width="287"] Anne Vandiver and Sarah, a German shepherd, compete in the AKC Obedience Classic in December in Orlando, Fla. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] Dog Trainers Workshop, a full-service training and boarding facility based in Fountain Inn, SC, has fielded 22 students at this year's AKC Obedience Classic, held on December 12 & 13 in Orlando. Seven students…
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The Makers Summit brings creative entrepreneurs to Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Business conferences for artists are few and far between. But Greenville has been home to The Makers Summit for the past four years. Began as an intimate one-day conference for 100, it now stretches over two days and features keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, and even one-on-one sessions with business experts in various…
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Allegra FootPRINT Fund to award services to local nonprofit organizations

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Allegra FootPRINT Fund® will help area nonprofit organizations “leave a footprint” in the community by awarding marketing and print services for promotional and informational materials. The Allegra FootPRINT Fund will award $14,000 to nonprofit organizations and associations to help enhance their image and expand their services with financial assistance for graphic design and printing of…
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Jackson Marketing hires Taylor as executive director, operations and client financial management

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events, South Carolina’s second largest integrated marketing communications and events agency, has hired Scott Taylor as executive director, operations and client financial management. Taylor’s career in finance spans more than 25 years and includes notable experience with internal audits, mergers and acquisitions, and executive-level corporate finance. He began his…
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Proforma Business Impact names Victoria Riggins VP of operations

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Greenville-based Proforma Business Impact, a promotional products, printing and digital publishing company, announced Operations Manager Victoria Riggins has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Operations. Riggins is a long time graphics design and communications executive with more than 23 years of commercial printing experience, including management positions with Indexx and Graphics Craft Printing.…
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M&M Tax Service selects Infinity Marketing

GREENVILLE – M & M Tax, the Greenville-based provider of high quality, low cost tax preparation, has selected Infinity Marketing to provide DJ endorsements and social media services. “We chose Infinity Marketing for their marketing service expertise,” said Joe Mahaffey, CEO of M & M Tax Service. “We were aware of their work with other clients, and…
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Kakassy named account executive at GSA Business Report

[caption id="attachment_793" align="alignnone" width="225"] Brooke Kakassy[/caption] GSA Business Report has named Brooke Kakassy an account executive based in Greenville. Kakassy has over 10 years of sales and marketing experience and most recently worked for The Post and Courier newspaper in Charleston. At GSA Business Report, Kakassy will handle inside and outside advertising sales.
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Jackson Marketing named a 2016 B2B Top Shop for second consecutive year

Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events, South Carolina’s second largest integrated marketing communications and events agency, has been named to the 2016 B2B Top Shops, a listing of the top 50 U.S. B2B marketing agencies selected by the editors of Chief Marketer. This is the second year in a row that Jackson has been named to…
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Complete Public Relations promotes two

Complete Public Relations promoted two employees this week – Kaitlyn Hudson and Sarah Moore – in its continued efforts to support its business partners. Moore, who joined the firm full time in May 2014, is now a Public Relations Director, which means she will work more on the firm’s overall media relations strategies while also…
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Infinity Marketing named a top 100 private company in SC

Infinity Marketing was named one of the Grant Thornton Top 100 Private Companies in South Carolina. Requirements for inclusion include being headquarted in South Carolina and ranking is based on annual revenue. Infinity ranked 61st overall, placing it at second in the category of companies with less than $50 million in revenue. For over 30 years, the Grant…
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