St Louis Advertising Agency Trip: Each Fall, we take members to St Louis City to tour various Advertising Agencies, Public Relations Firms, and Marketing Firms. This past year we visited Toky, Atomic Dust, Schupp Company, and Fleishman-Hillard. In past trips we have visited Moosylvania, McGowan Crain, Hoffman Louis, and HLK.
Kansas City IABC Business Communicators Summit: Each Spring, we take members to Kansas City to participate in a day long professional development event with keynote speakers and breakout sessions. Past speakers have included David Meerman Scott, Travis Wright, and Eric Morgenstern. Topics included Twitter Management, Email ROI, Real Time Marketing and PR, networking, and more.
Stephen Jackson, Moosylvania Representative: We worked with the Truman chapter of AIGA to bring Stephen to campus to talk about graphic design, branding yourself, and the transition from college to the workplace.
Anna Lewis, KC IABC Representative: Anna came to campus in Early Spring 2014 to talk about professional development and branding, business appropriate use of social media, and learning after graduation.
The Advertising and Public Relations Organization works with both student run, on-campus organizations, as well as small businesses within the Adair County Community through coordination with the Executive Director of the Missouri Rural Enterprise Innovation Center. If you wish to work with us, please visit the Contact Us page.
1. Tru Yo
Tru Yo is a frozen yogurt shop located in downtown Kirksville, Missouri. While their speciality is frozen yogurt, they also serve a variety of sandwiches, baked good, smoothies and most recently bubble tea. Since taking on Tru Yo as a client our team has designed a take-out menu, punch card and variety of flyers. We’re also in the processing of planning the first ever Tru Yo eating contest, which is set to take place in March.
2. Geno’s 70’s Club
Geno’s is a bar located in downtown Kirksville. Their known for their giant, light up dance floor which draws quite a crowd on weekends. While many bar-goers know Geno’s as the place to boogie, fewer know about their great selection of hand-crafted specialty cocktails. To address this issue our team got to work creating a one-of-a-kind taste testing event, which is scheduled for March 2015.
1. Downtown Cafe
The Downtown Cafe was a classic, comfort food-style diner located on the Kirksville Square. Our work with the Downtown Cafe included social media management, flyer creation and distribution, and general public relations efforts.
2. The Kirksville Child Development Center
The KCDC came to us requesting help in creating a social media calendar. Our team quickly got to work creating a comprehensive social media strategy that is now being implemented on the organization’s Facebook page.
3. Rural Felicity, local radio station
4. The Green Thumb Project
5. Singing Prairie Farm:
Local Adair County Farmer, John Arbuckle, came to us in the Spring of 2013 requesting help on creating a website, logo, and brochures to be administered to his customer base within the Tri-State area. You can see the fruits of our efforts at Singing Prairie Farm!
6. Truman State University Women’s Resource Center:
The WRC came to us in Fall of 2012 requesting assistance on their V-Week project. For this week long campaign, Ad & PR created a promotional video, Social Media Informational Campaign through both Twitter and Facebook, as well as a Trivia Competition to inform concert-goers while they waited in line for Truman State’s Fall Concert.