March 14, 2018

Where Is The Qualified Workforce?

Our work with communities and associations in the economic development realm expose us to a lot of information related to why businesses want to relocate to Arizona. In Arizona, many of those educated and available workers are coming from one of four places.
March 8, 2018

What Makes News

Working in media relations is fraught with challenges to determine what is – and what is not news. Scott gives examples of this in today's blog post.
March 1, 2018
Tribal Governments

Public Relations for Tribal Governments

Our work in tribal affairs over the past 25-plus years has put HMA Public Relations at the forefront of some of Arizona’s and the Southwest’s highest profile issues.  It has been – and continues to be -- meaningful work with tremendous significance to the tribes we have represented.
February 21, 2018
2014 Hanson Pitch Greenway - HMA Public Relations

Poor Sportsmanship Has No Place

Verbal abuse is not typically permitted in a professional setting so why is it okay at sporting events? Scott explores sportsmanship in today's blog post.
February 12, 2018
Fox Sports Arizona Jody Jackson - HMA Public Relations

#MediaMonday — Jody Jackson

I had the chance to meet Jody Jackson a few times before and during the recent Diamondbacks Fantasy Camp.  I also had the opportunity to locker […]
February 8, 2018
Winter Olympics Skier - HMA Public Relations

Winter Olympics in PR-Speak

When it comes to the Winter Olympics, us Arizona PR pros may not be as familiar with them as the Summer Olympics, so Scott has put it in terms we can understand! [Click below for more]
January 29, 2018
Bill Huffman

#MediaMonday – Bill Huffman

The Phoenix Open is this week so who better to have as the #MediaMonday guest than Bill Huffman, editor of AZ Golf Insider and host of "Backspin the Golf Show." [Click below for more]
January 23, 2018
Obituaries Newspaper Clip - HMA Public Relations

Advertorials Are Not Dead

Advertorials are definitely not dead. Obituaries are essentially advertorials in that you have to pay for their placement and now they're larger than life! [Click below for more]
January 16, 2018
Shane Doan First Pitch - HMA Public Relations

What Are Ceremonial Special Events?

We often seek co-promotional opportunities for our clients, similar to how Arizona athletes show support for other teams by participating in special events. [Click below for more]
January 2, 2018

How to Create a Signature Event

Creating a signature event that eventually becomes a tradition is no small feat.  We in the PR industry, and those who provide tourism public relations, often […]