November 29, 2016
Cyriel Kortleven


Scott writes about a new word he learned at the Public Relations Global Network conference in October. The word not yet in the dictionary is a positive word describing an attempt with the right intentions that has not (yet) led to the right result. [Click below for more]
November 15, 2016
Connect to Success

Connect to Success

Community relations activities come in all shapes, sizes, languages and geographic locations. [Click below for more]
June 24, 2016

The Great Brexit (UK Exit)

On Thursday, Britain voted to leave the European Union,(EU) striking a blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets. HMA’s colleagues from our global network, PRGN, weigh-in on this decision and its impact around the world. [Click below for more]
May 25, 2016
The Willard InterContinental in Washington D.C.

Nouns Becoming Verbs

We know how to Google something.  Texting while driving is dangerous.  It’s obvious when someone is Skyping or Facetiming. And for each of those, we know […]
May 20, 2016
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How Political Campaigns Are Different

For those of us not on the political side of public relations, including running campaigns and ballot box initiatives, this is the time of year when […]
May 3, 2016

What Threatens PR?

While having lunch with a colleague recently, he asked me:  “What do you see as the biggest threat to PR?” After a few moments of thought, […]
April 22, 2016

There are no coincidences

A few years back, Scott got an email from John Echeveste, a colleague and friend in Pasadena.  An acquaintance of his was moving to Scottsdale to […]
March 1, 2016
Some of the Northern American Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) partners at Spring Training Game

PRGN Teams in the Cactus League

It’s opening day of the Cactus League spring training season.  Visitors from all across the country and the world will enjoy Arizona sunshine and baseball from […]
December 3, 2015
HMA with the Girl Scouts of Arizona team

Classy Collaboration

For many years, HMA has had the pleasure of working with agency partners across the globe to pitch and secure business.  Through our memberships in PRGN […]
November 12, 2015
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Keys to the world

Dubai, with its skyline dominated by luxury hotels, overpowers its guests with glitz and glamour.  According to, Sven Wiedenhaupt, general manager of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, […]