Creative Consultants announces 2013-2014 client list

Creative Consultants, the University of Georgia’s student-run public relations firm, announced its client list for the 2014-2015 academic year on Sept. 3, 2014. The list is filled with unique for-profit and nonprofit organizations across a wide range of industries.

There will be ten Creative Consultants teams responsible for developing and executing a public relations campaign utilizing a four-step plan consisting of research, planning, implementation and evaluation. Each team will be composed of an account executive, junior account executive and three to four team members.

The organization also announced its extended partnership with the Atlanta branch of Porter Novelli, a leading global public relations firm. A Creative Consultants team will work under the guidance of Porter Novelli staff for the benefit of a nonprofit client.

“We’re honored and excited to get the opportunity to work with all of these amazing businesses and organizations in Athens,” said Creative Consultants Director Sophie Frankham-Smith. “Each client is different from the next, which makes for a unique opportunity for each team.”

Below is the list of the ten selected clients along with a brief description of each organization.  Two of the organizations are returning clients, and the remaining eight are new clients to Creative Consultants.

1. Office of the VP for Instruction: Academic Honesty

The Office of the Vice President for Instruction is responsible for the university’s academic honesty policy and procedures and supporting the University of Georgia’s Student Academic Honesty Council to ensure that information related to the academic honesty policy is available to all members of the university community.

2. Porter Novelli

Porter Novelli is a global public relations firm focusing on impacting issues such as global health and wellness, technology and food, drinks and nutrition.

3. Community Connection

Community Connection strengthens people and organizations of Northeast Georgia to ensure that no need goes unmet.

4. Pure Barre

Pure Barre is an innovative workout that focuses on the total body. It is a fast, effective and safe way to become fit.

5. Homeless Help Card

The Homeless Help Card is a discount card with a cause – proceeds from card sales fund local charities that serve the needs of your community, while saving the cardholder’s money at businesses and restaurants all over the Athens-Clarke county area.

6. Plain Jane Designs

Plain Jane Designs is a local store carrying stationery and gifts, and can personalize any items.  

7. The Ark

The Ark is an outreach center providing emergency financial assistance to the low-income population of Athens-Clarke County and surrounding counties.

8. Rose of Athens Theatre

Rose of Athens Theatre creates vibrant professional theatre that inspires audiences and transforms communities.

9. Grady Center for Health and Risk Communication

The Grady College Center for Health and Risk Communication is focused on health and risk communication-related research, teaching and service that advances knowledge and understanding, provides the expertise and training that students and practitioners need to succeed, and encompasses new and emerging communication technologies.

10. Clarke County Mentor Program

The Mentor Program trains more than 100 new volunteers each year. In any given month, approximately 400 mentors make weekly visits to meet with their mentee at one of the Clarke County Schools; over time, mentor and mentee may spend time together at a variety of community events. Some mentor-mentee pairs have been together for over a decade, continuing to meet long after the student has graduated from high school.

About Creative Consultants

Creative Consultants, the University of Georgia’s only student-run public relations agency, is affiliated with the Public Relations Student Society of America Drewry Chapter.  The agency offers hands-on communications experience for over 50 staff members across a variety of academic disciplines.

Date: September 15, 2014

Contact:  Abby Bergquist, / 678-544-6597