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Phoenix Marketing and Public Relations Firm Executes Successful Celebrity Appearance for UltraStar Multi-tainment Center

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, PMA In The News, Public Relations (PR)

Phoenix Marketing Associates executes advertising and public relations strategy drawing in hundreds for the opening weekend of X-Men: Days of Future Past.

PHOENIX, AZ: The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle engaged Phoenix Marketing Associates (PMA) to develop an advertising, public relations and promotional strategy to create excitement around Booboo Stewart’s latest role as “Warpath” in the blockbuster hit, “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.

The multi-media campaign consisted of developing collateral to promote the appearance online and print based media, securing articles through local papers, and multiple television appearances. PMA also directed a contest that drew hundreds of entries from around Arizona and the West Coast for a chance to watch the new X-Men: Days of Future Past movie with actor Booboo Stewart in a Star Class Luxury Theater at the Multi-tainment Center in Maricopa.  

Adam Saks, VP of Operations for the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center commented, “This event was a great example of the collaborative efforts between The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center and Phoenix Marketing Associates where we aimed at creating a new and exciting entertainment experience for the Phoenix Valley.”

The result: PMA devised a campaign strategy to create excitement and interest for all ages that led to introducing new customers to the center.

Named one of Phoenix’s Top Marketing Firms by the Phoenix Business Journal, PMA will continue to service the public relations and marketing needs for the UltraStar Multi-tainment center in 2014 and looks forward to planning and executing several future events.

PMA has recently completed consulting assignments for a broad range of clients including Gannet Company, The American Academy of Pediatrics, ICG Consulting and DB Schenker USA.

About Phoenix Marketing Associates:

Phoenix Marketing Associates works with small to medium sized businesses across North America to provide targeted and results driven marketing solutions on a contract basis within any budget. Their consultative approach allows for a thorough needs analysis which translates into an effective marketing and PR strategy that saves their clients time and money while providing maximum exposure. 

By assigning a team of qualified professionals to each individual situation and utilizing the most current communication and online demand generation technologies, Phoenix Marketing Associates enables businesses to achieve Fortune 500 results on an entrepreneurial budget.  For additional information, please visit http://www.PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

 

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Promoting “Dead Last” Filmed at Cowtown Motions Picture Studios, Bad Apple Entertainment to be at Phoenix ComiCon

Posted on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Event Marketing, News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, Public Relations (PR)

Bad Apple Entertainment to promote upcoming film and Zombie Walk at Phoenix ComiCon 2014.

 PHOENIX, AZ: As part of the marketing roll-out for their upcoming zombie film “Dead Last”  that will be shot at the Arizona Cowtown Motion Picture Studios this Fall, Bad Apple Entertainment will be making a personal appearance at this year’s Phoenix ComiCon this Friday June 6th at 7pm.

 The movie “Dead Last” has a distribution deal in place with Lionsgate who will represent the film once the shooting is completed.  On behalf of Bad Apple and the ComiCon staff, the community is invited to come out and enjoy face painting by convention staff along with free photos taken of every ‘zombie’ that participates in the FREE Zombie Walk.

 As Bad Apple qualifies for the Section 181 incentive for investors, any company interested in funding the film can enjoy a 100% tax write off incentive on this qualifying film for up to $15 million dollars.

 Bad Apple also plans on releasing their original printed comic “Dead Last” at the convention at booth AA5 with AZ Corpse Crew both Saturday and Sunday.  The team will be handing out FREE comics that are based off of the movie and offering the public a chance to be a part of the filming of the accompanying motion picture.

 Bad Apple looks forward to seeing zombie fans show up to the Zombie Walk and the Convention which is boasting the largest crowds EVER this year due to the popularity of the zombie genre.

 The production crew assures any zombie enthusiasts that this is one zombie flick that the movie-going audience has never seen and is proud to be calling Arizona home for the production.

 For more information about “Dead Last” please visit ww.facebook.com/deadlast or visit the company page at badapplentertainment.com.

 About Cowtown Motion Picture Studios and Shooting Range:

Cowtown Motion Picture Studios and Shooting Range is Arizona’s premier destination for Hollywood and Independent film studios seeking a one-of-a-kind setting for their next movie or product placement photo shoot.  Nestled just south of Lake Pleasant in Peoria, AZ, Cowtown features over 80 private acres of majestic high-desert landscape which has been the backdrop for over 200 films and numerous product and fashion photo shoots.  Recent projects include productions by Lionsgate Entertainment, Aerial Filmworks, NBC and the Military Channel’s “Deadliest Tech, Spec Ops” as well as hosting prominent actors like Johnny Depp. Featuring rugged terrain blended with beautiful Arizona sunsets and onsite buildings like a western town and Afghan village with live fire capabilities, Cowtown is positioned to be Hollywood’s destination of choice for upcoming projects featuring a Southwest setting.

For additional information, please visit http://www.AZCowtown.com

 

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Craig “Sawman” Sawyer, from History Channel’s TOP SHOT and Rhino Wars to Participate in The Great Dixie Ammo Dump

Posted on Monday, June 2, 2014 in Event Marketing, News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, Public Relations (PR)

Featuring several full-auto machine guns, Craig Sawyer set to attend The Great Dixie Ammo Dump in Hoschton, GA.
 

PHOENIX, AZ:  Known as one of our nation’s top marksmen and recognized for his service in the Marine Corps, as an operator on SEAL Team One and a member of the elite DEVGRU unit, Craig “Sawman” Sawyer will join local shooters at the upcoming Great Dixie Ammo Dump Machine Gun Shoot.

Showcasing some of history’s most popular and iconic machine guns like the MG-74, Russian RPD, AK-47 and a Thompson Submachine Gun, The Great Dixie Ammo Dump gives local enthusiasts an opportunity to participate in a full-auto experience alongside one of the best in the business in Craig Sawyer.

WHEN: Saturday, May 31st 2014 12:00pm with check-in at 11:00am

WHERE: Dixie Ammo Dump 237 Amy Industrial Hoschton, GA 30548

COST: $150 per gun, two gun minimum with all ammo provided.

“The Great Dixie Ammo Dump will offer participants a one-of-a-kind experience that you just can’t get anywhere else and I’m excited meet and shoot alongside the good people of Hoschton and surrounding counties,” explained Sawyer.

For information on The Great Dixie Ammo Dump, please visit www.armthepopulace.com or call 706-654-5614 to register.

About Craig Sawyer:

Craig Sawyer, AKA “Sawman,” grew up near Houston, TX and got his tactical start in the U.S. Marine Corps. He quickly transitioned to the U.S. Navy to pursue high-level Special Operations as a U.S. Navy SEAL. As an Operator at SEAL Team One, Craig gained critical combat experience in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Those operations included the capturing of the very first prisoners of the war, CSAR (Combat Search And Rescue) Operations, Sniper Operations, Counter-Mine Operations and FAV (Fast Attack Vehicle) Operations resulting in decoration for “Heroic Service.”  After returning from Desert Storm, Craig served as a SEAL Sniper Instructor until being promoted to DEVGRU. While serving at SEAL Team One, Craig fought in various Martial Arts tournaments in South-East Asia, as well as SCARS (Special Combat Aggressive Reaction System) hand-to-hand training under Jerry Peterson and Lew Hicks. These experiences built upon his Martial Arts history of fighting various tournaments, such as the Karate Olympics tournaments in Houston, TX and one year of formal boxing under Henry & Jim Harris.

 

After serving in the Navy, Craig signed on as one of the “Original 33″ Federal Air Marshals, who were in place prior to the 9/11 attacks against the U.S.  Craig remained there for 5 years reaching the management rank of J-Payband ATSAC (GS-14).  At that point, Craig began contracting in the various combat zones, running tactical teams and protecting high-level U.S. Dignitaries. In the realm of “High-Threat, Mobile Security”, Craig has run the specialized teams responsible for providing security to U.S. Senators, Hilary Clinton, John McCain, U.S. Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, as well as U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte and other U.S. Ambassadors and various, key U.S. and Iraqi leaders. *Other specialized training and experience remains classified.

 

Craig still remains operationally active in multiple roles. In addition, he often instructs various advanced training courses as Director of Training for Cowtown Training Division in Scottsdale, AZ and Solutions Group International out of Beverly Hills, CA, in addition to other tactical contract work.                                 

 

In Hollywood, Craig has made a name for himself as the most frequent “Expert” on all 5 seasons of History Chanel’s TOP SHOT, as well as Team Leader and voice for Animal Planet’s BATTLEGROUND: RHINO WARS. Other on-screen appearances are on the Military Channel’s DEADLIEST TECH: SPEC OPS, History Chanel’s SNIPER: DEADLIEST MISSIONS, H2′s TOP GUNS, as well as virtually every major television news station and morning talk show, including THE TODAY SHOW, FOX & FRIENDS, MORNING JOE, CBS EVENING NEWS, FOX NEWS.

 

Additional information can be found at www.tacticalinsider.com

 

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Booboo Stewart, Newest X-Men: Days of Future Past Cast Member, Appearing at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle

Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in Event Marketing, News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, Public Relations (PR)

Public meet and greet sessions and contest to watch actors’ latest film in one of UltraStar’s Luxury Star Class auditoriums  

The Ak-Chin Indian Community and the UltraStar
Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle welcome back Booboo Stewart on Saturday, May 24th opening weekend of the latest film in the X-Men series, “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. 

The actor, best known for his role as “Seth Clearwater” in the Twilight Saga, hits the big screen in his latest film, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” as “Warpath”, the first Native American Super Hero. The highly anticipated movie opens in theaters May 23rd. Booboo returns to the Valley to greet fans in two meet and greet sessions on Saturday, May 24th.

 Fans also have an opportunity to enter a contest to watch the newest X-Men movie that evening with Booboo himself, in UltraStar’s Luxury Star Class auditorium by visiting www.ultrastarakchin.com. Winners will randomly be selected on May 22nd and announced on the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center’s Facebook page.

Adam Saks, vice president of operations at UltraStar said, “UltraStar Cinemas and the Ak-Chin Community are thrilled to have Booboo back to our property for the opening weekend of X-Men: Days of Future Past to kick off this summer’s blockbuster season.”

Details:

 Date:               Saturday, May 24, 2014

Time:               1pm-2pm Public Meet and Greet: 4:30-5:30 Public Session, and at 7:30pm Contest winners join Booboo Stewart for screening of X-Men Movie

 

Where:          UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle
                        16000 Maricopa Road
                        Maricopa, AZ 85139

 

The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle is nearly 170,000-square-feet offering nine exciting activity venues under one roof. Recognized as the most technologically advanced and luxurious entertainment center in the entire Southwest, the complex features:

  • UltraStar Cinemas, a 12-screen state-of-the-art Pure Digital Cinema® with 3D capabilities, Luxury Star Class Auditoriums and D-BOX motion seats
  • Ten Pins Down, the most technologically advanced 24-lane bowling center in the state
  • 347 Grill, a gourmet/casual restaurant
  • Luxe Lounge, a sports themed bar for guests 21 and older
  • Urban Arena Laser Tag, a two-story laser tag battleground
  • Play ‘n Win Game Center, a redemption arcade for all ages
  • J Bar, a sophisticated escape from the normal movie fare
  • Cones Café, a gourmet ice cream and coffee café
  • Ak-Chin Amphitheater, a great venue to enjoy an outdoor event or Movies Under the Stars

 

For more information, visit: www.UltraStarAkChin.com

 

Booboo Stewart is available for media on a limited schedule; contact Christine Holtz, Phoenix Marketing Associates, CHoltz@PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

 

About Ak-Chin Indian Community:

The Ak-Chin Indian Community is nestled into the Santa Cruz Valley of Southern Arizona. The Community lies 58 miles south of Phoenix in the northwestern part of Pinal County.  Ak-Chin is an O’odham word translated to mean “mouth of the wash” or “place where the wash loses itself in the sand or ground.” Ak-Chin has an enrollment of more than 947 tribal members and a land base of just over 22,000 acres. For more information on the Ak-Chin Indian Community, visit www.ak-chin.nsn.us.

 

About UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle:

The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, an enterprise of the Ak-Chin Community, is operated by California-based UltraStar Cinemas. UltraStar Cinemas is recognized for pioneering the digital age of cinema. They are the first theater group in the world to be fully equipped with Pure Digital Cinema® powered by DLP Cinema® technology in all of their locations. The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle features “One stop, non-stop entertainment.” Guests experience adventure, competition, entertainment and relaxation all conveniently located under one roof. The Multi-tainment Center features state-of-the-art digital theaters, bowling, dining, sports lounge, live entertainment, laser tag and arcade gaming as well as corporate and private event facilities.  It is located at 16000 Maricopa Rd., Maricopa, AZ.  www.ultrastarakchin.com

 

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Phoenix Marketing Associates Aids Client Reeltime Productions in Achieving 30% Year Over Year Growth

Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, PMA In The News

Phoenix Marketing Associates implements strategic online marketing strategies for Reeltime Productions, results in record revenue growth for the past year.

 

Phoenix Marketing Associates (PMA), which was named one of Phoenix’s Top Marketing Firms by the Phoenix Business Journal in 2013 and 2014, has announced an astounding 30% increase in revenue for one of its clients as a direct result of PMA’s online marketing efforts.

PMA has been contracted over one year to manage Reeltime’s Google Adwords campaign, social media marketing, online contests and search engine optimization.

“Without the attentive and creative marketing staff at Phoenix Marketing Associates, we wouldn’t have the 30% increase in revenue from 2012 to 2013,” Robert Orcutt, CEO of Reeltime Productions said. “We are thrilled about our PMA partnership and anticipate great things to continue.”

The staff at PMA will continue to execute its consultative approach and manage all marketing related duties for Reeltime and looks forward to continuing its partnership with Reeltime Productions.

PMA has recently completed consulting assignments for a broad range of clients including Rick’s Café in Jamaica, The American Academy of Pediatrics, ICG Consulting and DB Schenker USA.

 

 

About Phoenix Marketing Associates:

Phoenix Marketing Associates works with small to medium sized businesses across North America to provide targeted and results driven marketing solutions on a contract basis within any budget. Their consultative approach allows for a thorough needs analysis, which translates into an effective marketing and PR strategy that saves their clients time and money while providing maximum exposure. 

By assigning a team of qualified professionals to each individual situation and utilizing the most current communication and online demand generation technologies, Phoenix Marketing Associates enables businesses to achieve Fortune 500 results on an entrepreneurial budget.  For additional information, please visit http://www.PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

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Google to Sponsor Phoenix Marketing Associates for Ad Age Small Agency Digital Award

Posted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in Event Marketing, Marketing Posts, Online Marketing, PMA Blogroll, PMA In The News

Phoenix Marketing Associates to showcase highly successful digital ad campaigns; Google Partners offers to sponsor the growing agency for the event.

PHOENIX, AZ:  Recognized for their high level of success with recent digital advertising campaigns, Phoenix Marketing Associates (PMA) has been recently notified of Google’s intent to sponsor their agency in the upcoming Ad Age Small Agency Digital Awards program.

This news comes on the heels of PMA’s recent announcement of being identified as one of the Valley’s top marketing and social media firms according to the Phoenix Business Journal.

Because of PMA’s exclusive relationship with Google and Google Partners, the search engine giant has offered to pay any and all entry fees for the Ad Age Small Digital Award program.  Participating agencies will be judged on Thought Leadership and efficacy of specific digital ad campaigns.

Having recently completed consulting assignments for a broad range of clients including The American Academy of Pediatrics, and DB Schenker USA, PMA continues to build its reputation as the go-to firm in the Southwest.

Also specializing in marketing planning and brand development, PMA is responsible for catapulting numerous concepts from platform to launch and enhancing existing, decades old brands into the modern age.

“Having Google offer to sponsor our agency is a welcome invitation and a testament to our quality ad campaigns which produce results beyond our clients’ expectations,” explained Jason Jantzen, President of Phoenix Marketing Associates.

About Phoenix Marketing Associates:

Phoenix Marketing Associates works with small to medium sized businesses across North America to provide targeted and results driven marketing solutions on a contract basis within any budget. Their consultative approach allows for a thorough needs analysis which translates into an effective marketing and PR strategy that saves their clients time and money while providing maximum exposure. 

By assigning a team of qualified professionals to each individual situation and utilizing the most current communication and online demand generation technologies, Phoenix Marketing Associates enables businesses to achieve Fortune 500 results on an entrepreneurial budget.  For additional information, please visit http://www.PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

 

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