July 16, 1993 |
Industry Notes: Lefebvre Advertising in Anaheim has created a four-page flyer for stationer Avery-Dennison, which was inserted in a recent issue of Home Office Computing magazine. . . . The Benjamin Group in Irvine has won the public relations account for San Jose-based Maxoptix Corp., which makes disk drives. . . . TH&M Advertising in Irvine has been tapped to handle advertising and public relations for the architectural firm Headrick, Chase & Associates in San Juan Capistrano. . . .
January 26, 1993 |
Entries for the annual Orange County Ad Club awards contest increased more than 50% this year, and organizers called it a sign of returning optimism. The number of companies represented also rose, from 125 last year to 175. "The two do show a resurgence of enthusiasm," said Linda Waters, a club board member. The club also lowered the cost of entering, she said, broadened its mailing list and met with many of the creative directors at local agencies to hear their suggestions for the contest.
January 27, 1994 |
Newport Beach Agency Expanding: Anne Morris Advertising & Design in Newport Beach is expanding. The company employed 10 people this fall and has opened seven positions since then. Morris said her clients are becoming more active. "I see it turning around," she said of the recession. "I attribute (the company's success) to getting out and hustling, to a positive attitude." Morris, who opened her agency a decade ago, represents Greystone Homes Inc.
January 14, 1994 |
Jim deYong, the "d" in dGWB, is heading into semi-retirement next week at the tender age of 45. The executive vice president of the award-winning Irvine ad agency will take on a role akin to permanent consultant and a tongue-in-cheek title of chairman emeritus. deYong said he plans to travel to Central America, build a home in Dana Point, learn to golf and chip away at a list of about 50 things he's always wanted to do.
February 9, 1992 |
John Good's timing was pretty bad. In May, 1989, the 27-year-old publisher founded a magazine to showcase the Orange County advertising industry. OC AdNews was a glossy, sophisticated publication aimed at promoting the county's creative talent to the many corporations headquartered locally. But Good hadn't planned on the recession, which has driven about 200 of the county's 420 ad agencies out of business and has put 4,000 people out of advertising-related jobs.