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    Good, old-fashioned networking may be best marketing strategy

Good, old-fashioned networking may be best marketing strategy

Sometimes the old ways are the best ways.  Here’s a little read on the value of reaching out and touching people as one of the most “tried and true” marketing strategies.

From Ackermann PR CEO, Cathy Ackermann’s column, in Sunday’s Knoxville News-Sentinel:

In our business, we toil away trying to create […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Ackermann PR|
  • Gary McCormick presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Cathy Ackermann. Photo credit: Adam Brimer
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    Cathy Ackermann receives the Gary McCormick Lifetime Achievement Award from PRSA

  • Erin Freeman, center, accepts Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of Cathy Ackermann from Laura Mansfield and Gary McCormick. Photo credit: Adam Brimer

Cathy Ackermann receives the Gary McCormick Lifetime Achievement Award from PRSA

On Thursday, May 12, Cathy Ackermann, president and CEO of Ackermann PR, received the Gary McCormick Lifetime Achievement Award from the Volunteer Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America during its annual VAwards ceremony.

The first award of its kind since being named in honor of Gary McCormick, Ackermann’s […]

By |May 16th, 2016|Ackermann PR|
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    Knoxville-based Axle Logistics announces HQ expansion amid rapid growth

Knoxville-based Axle Logistics announces HQ expansion amid rapid growth

Axle Logistics, a third-party logistics company co-founded by University of Tennessee graduates Jon Clay and Drew Johnson, today announced that it will soon begin the expansion of its headquarters on the 10th floor of the Langley Building in downtown Knoxville on Summit Hill Drive.

Formerly occupied by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Axle Logistics|

Axle Logistics names Branch Manager

Axle Logistics recently announced that Shawn McLeod has been named Branch Manager of the company’s downtown Knoxville office.

McLeod brings to Axle more than a decade of experience in third-party logistics and the transportation industry. In his role as Branch Manager, McLeod will be responsible for leading the and sustaining […]

By |May 12th, 2016|Axle Logistics|

4th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival Just One Month Away

Knoxville’s largest annual chicken wing festival – the Big Kahuna Wing Festival presented by US Foods – will take place on Saturday, June 11th from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville, as more than 40 teams will compete to become the Big Kahuna […]

By |May 11th, 2016|BKW Seasonings|

People’s Choice Tasting Contest Returning to BBQ Festival

Sevierville, Tenn. – The People’s Choice Contest, presented by Dolly Parton’s Lumberjack Adventure, will take place on Saturday, May 21 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the 12th annual Bloomin’ Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival. The contest will be held at the Downtown Sevierville Commons gazebo on Bruce Street. […]