With Q4 already underway, Forbes Agency Council members are on track to end the year on a high note. In the past few months, member companies have launched new services, been recognized with awards, prepared for inaugural summits and much, much more.

Below, we highlight seven members and their big news.

Trighton Interactive Recognized for Creating the Best Law Firm Website

Jody Resnick. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Trighton Interactive – the full-service web design and digital marketing agency led by CEO Jody Resnik – was recognized by the Interactive Media Awards (IMA) for creating the best law firm websites.

“According to the IMA, the 2017 best-in-class legal website award recognizes Trighton’s achievement in designing, developing and implementing the law firm of Paul & Perkins PA. The best-in-class designation means the website surpasses the standards of excellence of the web’s best professional work,” Jody said.

This is the fourth consecutive year that the agency received the best-in-class honor in the IMA’s legal category for attorney website design.

Learn more about Trighton Interactive’s achievement here.

Coy + Works on Inaugural Summit for the First Ladies of the African Union

Jen Coy. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Coy + – the multi-disciplined digital strategy firm led by Managing Partner Jen Coy – is working on its hallmark project of 2017, the inaugural Summit for the First Ladies of the African Union. The summit is supported by the United Nations Association hosted during the General Assembly of the United Nations.

“The summit bridges the gap for companies seeking to do business in Africa, specifically those looking to introduce a product or service to these unique markets that seek partnerships with the various development initiatives spearheaded by the individual First Ladies,” Jen wrote. “This impacts the sector – encouraging competitors (small/medium sized firms) to seek an international footprint and mingle their talents with social good. This impacts the community – allowing businesses the opportunity to connect with stakeholders across the world. This impacts the world – we aren’t selling superfluous fancy sneakers in new countries. We’re connecting groundbreaking technologies and services to markets that need and deserve them, with the help of caring leaders across the world.”

Logical Media Group and The Ocean Agency Co-Host Presentation at Google Office

Chris O’Neill. Photo courtesy of individual member.

The Ocean Agency and Logical Media Group co-hosted a presentation at Google’s Chicago office this summer. The digital breakfast focused on search engine marketing and how a pay-per-click campaign can enhance an existing SEO campaign.

“Our material was around the knowledge you gain about your customer’s buying behavior and the control you have with where and how you display your content when running a paid search campaign,” CEO Chris O’Neill wrote in a blog post. “There is a bit of a stigma out there that when you have good SEO, that paying for search advertising is either pointless or can even potentially take away from your organic traffic by cannibalizing some of your organic visitors by having them come through paid search.”

Learn more about these subjects from The Ocean Agency on its blog here.

Consumer Acquisition Recognized as a Facebook Ad Tech Partner and Creative Platform Partner

Brian Bowman. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Consumer Acquisition has been recognized by Facebook as both an Ad Tech partner and a Creative Platform partner, which makes the company Facebook’s only partner to offer an end-to-end solution for Facebook user acquistion. Consumer Acquisition’s Creative Marketplace delivers creative innovation and testing at scale for Facebook and Instagram advertisers. “After submitting a creative brief, advertisers can choose the creatives they like, pay only for performance and launch on Facebook with a single button click,” according to a statement from the company.

“Many of today’s Facebook advertisers use in-house design resources for their Facebook ads, and find those teams are either too busy producing assets for games and apps, or are not good at creating Facebook ads that perform well,” Consumer Acquisition CEO Brian Bowman said in a statement. “They end up creating poor performing creative or don’t have enough bandwidth to develop the volume of creative needed to maintain profitable advertising at scale. Our Creative Marketplace offers a global network of experienced designers and video editors to help companies scale the volume and quality of their Facebook advertising.”

Learn more about Consumer Acquisition’s recognition in a post here.

NRPR Group Signs AVETTA Global as a Digital Marketing Client

Nicole Rodrigues. Photo courtesy of individual member.

NRPR Group, the strategic positioning agency founded by CEO Nicole Rodrigues, signed AVETTA Global as a new digital marketing client. AVETTA provides customized, end-to-end technology solutions for companies of all sizes.

“Working with AVETTA Global on its digital marketing strategy is a great step for our agency,” Nicole said in a statement. “Really, it’s something all PR agencies should be doing for their clients. With the evolution of our industry, it’s social media, digital media, and strategic public relations all working together to tell a story. When one piece of that puzzle is missing, your brand won’t truly ever take off. NRPR Group was founded on innovative practices and exploring new ways of PR, and we’re proud to get to showcase this through our work with AVETTA Global.”

NRPR also hired Jen Rogers as Public Relations and Marcom Account Director and promoted Jennifer Buonantony to Public Relations Account Manager for the agency’s Consumer Division.

Flawless Inbound Releases Inbound Marketing for Technology and SaaS-based B2B Organizations

Saher Ghattas. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Flawless Inbound, a marketing and advertising agency led by Chief Revenue Officer Saher Ghattas, launched an inbound marketing service for tech and SaaS-based B2B organizations.

Inbound marketing, if done properly, should contribute to about 33% of new top-line revenue, and this percentage should grow exponentially year over year. Flawless Inbound is focused on helping small- to mid-size B2B organizations in Canada and the U.S. build full inbound marketing strategies and assisting them in day-to-day execution plans to drive growth and revenue.

Flawless Inbound has worked with Fortune 1000 companies and recognized a need for full inbound marketing campaigns, especially for B2B companies where they have longer sales cycles, big-ticket items, multiple decision makers and heavy competition. This service is very timely for everyone in the boardroom planning for 2018. Flawless Inbound is an effective partner that can help those organizations grow their revenue for 2018.

Learn more about this exciting new service here.

Racepoint Global Opens Research Triangle Park Office

Peter Prodromou. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Racepoint Global – an integrated global marketing agency led by President Peter Prodromou –recently announced the addition of an office in Raleigh, North Carolina. This office will be led by the agency’s newest Senior Vice President, Stephanie Styons.

“We are thrilled and eager to expand Racepoint Global’s footprint into Research Triangle Park and continue our commitment to opening offices in innovation capitals around the world,” said Karen Lew Bouchard, Chief Operations Officer at Racepoint Global. “We are so happy to have Stephanie’s energy and expertise as she leads this new office and joins our impressive team of strategic marketing professionals around the world.”

Research Triangle Park in Raleigh boasts some of the most innovative technology and healthcare brands in the world. The location is a natural fit for Racepoint Global, as its strategy is about establishing presence in innovation and capital formation hubs. Being in the Raleigh area will place the agency at the doorstep of leading technology brands and will allow it to serve clients more efficiently.

Read more about the company’s latest expansion here.

These are just a handful of Forbes Councils members’ recent exciting achievements. Read about what other members are working on here.

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