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Orange County hotels saw another good month in April, when room rates and occupancy levels continued to rise.
MARKETING: Execs part with Draftfcb amid agency’s cutbacks here
Advertising agency Draftfcb has cut staff, reduced the status of its Irvine office, and seen two key executives leave to start their own shop
30 Years, Many Hats at PPS Parking & Transportation
WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: There’s little that Karen Such hasn’t done at PPS Parking & Transportation Inc. over the past 30 years.
Other items of interest from Orange County Business Journal
A listing of events happening all around Orange County.
Paint Maker Helping With Distribution to Fellow Pros
A Santa Ana-based paint manufacturer is sponsoring distribution of a new trade publication aimed at people in the general contracting, property management and remodeling industries, in the Media & Marketing column.
Irvine-based Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA launched a campaign tied to the release of “The Lone Ranger” movie set for its American opening on July 3.
Newport Beach-based golf club owner and operator Concert Golf Partners has acquired the Emerald Greens Gold Resort & Country Club in Tampa, Fla. from Convergent Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm there.
MillerCoors, the second-largest beer company in America, has named Costa Mesa-based Casanova Pendrill Inc., its advertising agency of record for the Latino-American market.
AUTOS: TV spots during NBA finals for first premium sedan
Kia employs coming-of-age metaphor in its ad campaign to introduce 2014 Cadenza
Corona del Mar-based venture capital firm Miramar Venture Partners is launching its first-ever “sector-specific fund”
Irvine-based Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC acquired Pryority Food Marketing Inc. on undisclosed terms.
Five businesswomen were honored in front of a crowd of more than 900 at the Business Journal’s 19th annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on June 4 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. Includes WIB Photo Gallery
ECONOMY: Subject of special report scheduled for July 8
The Business Journal is looking for Orange County-based companies that are at least 51% women-owned for our upcoming list of women-owned businesses.