SOURCE: Placemaking Group

The Placemaking Group

November 03, 2009 18:56 ET

Placemaking Group, a San Francisco Bay Area Marketing Communication Firm, Strengthens Client Roster With Addition of Four New Clients

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - November 3, 2009) - Placemaking Group, a full-service San Francisco Bay Area public relations and marketing communication firm, today announced the addition of four new clients: The Avogadro Group, LLC, a source testing and consulting firm focusing on air quality; FloorTec Inc., a commercial floor covering contractor offering design consulting and professional installation of premium flooring; the city of Castroville, California in Monterey County; Catherine Athans, Ph.D., author of the book, "Make Your Dreams Come True Now!" (Angels Island Press, 2008).

"Despite today's tough economy, we encourage businesses in all industry sectors to continue to invest in their brand and create strategic marketing programs so that they can continue to increase awareness and build customer loyalty," said Dennis Erokan, Placemaking Group president. "We look forward to working together with these clients to help them build recognition among their target audiences."

The Avogadro Group project involves the development of a full-featured custom PHP web site that will have several interactive features including a custom content management system, a blog and an industry resource forum.

The marketing campaign for FloorTec includes a web site redesign, trade show marketing support and newly branded marketing collateral pieces.

Author Dr. Catherine Athans has also signed on with Placemaking Group for web site design and development, marketing collateral and a book publicity and social media campaign.

The Castroville project to produce a marketing plan for the city's economic development efforts is in conjunction with consulting firm Applied Development Economics of Walnut Creek, California.


Placemaking Group offers a broad range of marketing services to help its clients effectively position themselves, communicate their strengths, and inspire their audiences to take action. The firm is based in Oakland, California's historic warehouse district of Jack London Square. Placemaking Group clients include the American Iron & Steel Institute, McRoskey Mattress Company, 1-800-Radiator, the city of Laughlin, NV, the Micronesian island of Kosrae, and Shorenstein's Oakland City Center. For more information, go to or call 510-835-7900.

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