Mailing house helps companies save money

A 46-year-old local company is softening the blow of the recent postage rate hike for its hundreds of clients as it continues to procure and pass along lower prices from the U.S. Postal Service.

Brandjectory adds The Knowledge Base

A social platform founded last year to connect investors with food startups is leveling up its educational offerings.

Lambert & Co. acquires St. Louis PR firm

Lambert & Co. has acquired St. Louis-based The Vandiver Group Inc., a strategic communications and market research firm.

Experience Grand Rapids redesigns website

Experience Grand Rapids, the convention and visitors bureau for Kent County, has revamped its website,, to include new features, some of which make it more accessible for individuals with disabilities.

Right Place vice president moves to MiBiz

The former vice president of technical services and regional director of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West is now associate publisher for MiBiz.

Cornerstone hires new VP of enrollment

Cornerstone University has named Heidi Cece its new vice president for enrollment management and marketing.

Grand Rapids couple teaches businesses people-oriented SEO

The best place to hide a dead body is page two of Google, according to Avalanche Creative, which is why the Grand Rapids-based search engine optimization (SEO) consultant leverages an empathetic, people-focused approach to helping businesses get in customers’ faces.

Griffins announce public relations manager

The Grand Rapids Griffins named Andrew Streitel its new public relations manager.

Trendway adds independent rep groups in northeast and Midwest regions

Trendway is growing its sales market in the northeast and Midwest regions of the U.S.

Truscott Rossman promotes staff, adds new divisions

Truscott Rossman, a communications and storytelling agency, promoted Allie Walker and Amy LeFebre to executive positions and created two new divisions.

Award-winning video company comes from humble beginnings

For a small video production company in Grand Rapids, Voyage Pictures is attempting the impossible and delivering higher-than-anticipated returns for commercial and nonprofit clients.

Cause Camp adds in-person option for fall session

A nonprofit leadership and marketing camp added an in-person event in Grand Rapids to be held this fall after its virtual-only events last year and this year.

Lambert & Co. adds partner

Grand Rapids-based Lambert & Co., a private equity public relations and investor relations firm, has promoted Mike Houston to become a partner of the firm.

West Michigan marketing agencies merge

Holland-based creative agency Next Creative Co. merged with Grand Rapids-based AUXILIARY to operate under the Next Creative Co. name.

Experience Grand Rapids names board officers and members, expands Diversity Advisory Committee

The Experience Grand Rapids board of directors elected new officers and members to lead the organization for the next two years.

Lambert & Co. hires leader for health care practice group

Lambert & Co. welcomed Angela Klinske to serve as the senior director and leader of the firm’s health care and biotech practice.

Grand Valley’s student-run public relations firm receives National Affiliation

Grand Valley State University’s student-run public relations firm, GrandPR, was awarded its fourth National Affiliation recognition.

Uccello’s Hospitality Group appoints director of marketing

A local restaurant company promoted its marketing manager to director of marketing.

Marketing agency creates new role, expands staff

1 Bold Step, a Grand Rapids-based marketing agency, welcomed April Stevens, who will serve as the firm’s digital content producer.

West Michigan ad agency announces Bible translation campaign

In partnership with illumiNations, an alliance of the world’s leading Bible translation organizations, a Grand Haven-based advertising agency rolled out the “I Want to Know” campaign.