#DetroitInspiresMe Movement Changes with Detroit

Detroit is challenging expectations, meeting beliefs and soaring above dreams for the city. We first started the “Detroit Inspires Me” campaign a year and a half ago when this city was beginning a renaissance; businesses were returning to downtown, millennials were moving downtown and large-scale developments were just beginning to break ground. Today Detroit continues
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PRSA Crain’s Detroit Business Event Recap

By: Megan Peterson The latest PRSA Detroit event, featuring a panel of Crain’s Detroit Business news staff, was one for the books. Hosted at Lawrence Technological University, the seven panelists broke down the new Crain’s Detroit Business model, which is three-pronged. Focused beat writers. This makes perfect sense. Going forward, each beat writer will have
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Media Matters: Al Johnson, FOX 2 visits Franco

Our team values the relationships we create with media contacts. Al Johnson, planning manager and executive producer with Fox 2 News, joined the team for some inside talk about his views on working with PR professionals. In return, we asked him how we could better collaborate with him and his team in the newsroom. He
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A Midsummer City’s Dream

Summer is in full swing, and Franco was all around Metro Detroit in the month of July. Check out the fun times we’ve had on the town supporting clients and beyond! CEO Dan Ponder was given the Distinguished Service award at Metro Detroit Youth Day. Also pictured are Randy Henry of WDIV and Ed Deeb!
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Big Names mean Big Opportunities for Franco!

It’s an exciting time to be at Franco!  We have long been committed to increasing the visibility of Detroit brands and businesses both locally and nationally.  We’re advancing that vision with the latest batch of new business, featuring brands from all over the country! Emagine Entertainment, a leader in the cinema entertainment industry located in Michigan, Illinois,
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Networking: Love it or hate it, an essential business tool

I have a secret. Not all PR people love networking. Not every PR pro is a natural at working a room. Some actually dislike, even dread, networking opportunities. And there’s a big difference between enjoying events, and actually being an effective networker. But love it or hate it, networking is an essential skill for any
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Bob Bury

Detroit Historical Society CEO shares why Detroit inspires him

We recently had the pleasure to ask Bob Bury, Detroit Historical Society Executive Director and CEO, a few questions about the museum and how Detroit inspires him. Tell us what’s coming up at the museum: Well you know 2017 is a big year for the city. There’s been a lot of big years for the
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