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That’s a Wrap

May 8, 2018   Comments Off on That’s a Wrap

Lifting All Boats

The Baltimore Boat Show saw its highest attendance since 2009 last weekend, up 8% over last year.

We’ve worked with many consumer shows before, during and after the “Great Recession” and it’s exciting to see attendance and sales boom again. We’re also promoting two more high-ticket consumer shows this coming weekend – the Motor Trend Auto Show in Baltimore and the Timonium Motorcycle Show; we’re hoping the trend continues.

With so many dealers closing sales at the boat show, it made for an upbeat environment to capture some Facebook Live Video.

On the heels of Facebook’s announcement that it was further restricting brands’ prominence in newsfeeds, it was great to find Facebook still giving preferred treatment to video, especially live video. We saw thousands of views of the boat how posts during the four day show.

It was a busy weekend in Baltimore, with the show fighting for media attention with Orioles Fan Fest, the Polar Bear Plunge and Shen Yun.  We were happy to bring all four local TV stations to check out the boats and to earn coverage from the Baltimore Sun, Annapolis Capital, Baltimore Business Journal and prominent local magazines. Smaller papers like the Bay Weekly, Cecil Whig and Frederick News Post helped drive attendance from an audience that takes their Chesapeake Bay boating seriously.

February 7, 2018   Comments Off on Lifting All Boats

Planes, Boats and Automobiles

It’s that time of the year: we’re accelerating our promotion of public shows. This weekend, we’re sailing through publicity for the 400-vessel Baltimore Boat Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.  In February, we’ll be getting a lot of mileage in the media for the huge Motor Trend Auto Show and steering enthusiasts to the Timonium Motorcycle Show. Come March, we’ll be driving the promotion for the annual Spring Maryland Home & Garden Show, where this year’s garden theme is “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.”

Let’s get the show(s) on the road. Our clients are ready to sea and be seen.

January 26, 2018   Comments Off on Planes, Boats and Automobiles

Station North Mini Golf

July 23, 2017   Comments Off on Station North Mini Golf

City School Celebration

Who would have thought that there was a koi pond and tilapia farm at a Baltimore City public school? Who knew that there was a high school curriculum centered around hip-hop music and poetry?

Well, now we know… after our inspiring visits to schools with these, and other, innovative programs and working with the energetic educators who lead them.

On Monday night, the Fund for Educational Excellence – and 500 community leaders, families, and supporters of public education in Baltimore  – honored Baltimore’s 181 public school principals at the annual Heart of the School Awards.

There were over 550 nominations for 84 principals for this year’s awards. Ten principals were named finalists, and five were honored as Heart of The School Award winners for their leadership, innovation and commitment.

The festive and moving celebration featured Baltimore City School parent and “Indie Mom of Comedy” Meshelle, inspiring messages from former US Secretary of Education John King and city school CEO Sonja Santelises, and standing-ovation after standing-ovation in appreciation of the principals.

Proceeds from the event benefited the Principal Support Fund, which awards grants to principals for professional development, school programs and special events. In the past year, the Fund has awarded 26 grants to Baltimore City Schools principals totaling more than $100,000.

Here is some coverage of the event: Baltimore Sun, WJZ, The Steiner Show, Fox45.

May 24, 2017   Comments Off on City School Celebration

Celebrating the Next Generation of Arts Leaders

Important initiatives that bring real opportunities to students in Baltimore make our work spreading the word worthwhile. This morning’s announcement of the Bloomberg Arts Internships coming to Baltimore was rewarding for us and our client, Young Audiences.

The 25 Baltimore City students who will have summer internships in arts were honored by Mayor Catherine Pugh, Stacie Sanders of YA, Jeannie Howe of GBCA and dozens of arts leaders and host organizations. This summer, each student will participate in a six-week paid internship at an arts organization as well as professional development programs for college and career readiness.

This morning, The Baltimore Sun and Technical.ly Baltimore shared the news of this important program.

May 15, 2017   Comments Off on Celebrating the Next Generation of Arts Leaders

What’s Up?​

March 3, 2017   Comments Off on What’s Up?​

Giving Tuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday. If you’re looking for nonprofits that make a big impact on civic, educational and cultural life in Baltimore, we know a few! We’re honored to work with these great organizations.


Live Baltimore



Maryland Film Festival



Maryland Science Center



Teach for America



Young Audiences


November 29, 2016   Comments Off on Giving Tuesday

PR / Media Position Available

Himmelrich PR has a position open for a Media Specialist/Account Manager. We are looking for someone who can handle media relations, manage client relationships and produce great work for a variety of interesting clients.

Principal Responsibilities
– Work with clients to identify media opportunities, including social media and influencers
– Develop and lead the execution of strategic media, communications and promotion plans
– Develop and deliver compelling angles, stories and pitches
– Create and maintain media and promotional relationships
– Write press and other materials, including press releases, narratives, digital content, newsletters, and reports
– Identify and manage relationships with promotional partners
– Serve as principal client contact for agency clients
– Represent the agency at client, industry and professional events

Skills and Experience Required
– A minimum of two years of media relations experience, including developing media relationships and pitching
– Excellent writing skills for all types of media
– Professional demeanor and presentation
– Highly organized
– Comfortable working independently and collaboratively as part of a fast-paced team
– Flexible, with a positive attitude
– Knowledge of public relations practices, standards and trends

About Himmelrich PR
For 18 years, Himmelrich PR has helped its clients achieve their goals through thoughtful public relations and creative marketing support. The firm works with local and national nonprofit educational and arts organizations, retail and hospitality destinations, corporations, entertainment venues, and festival and event promoters.

Himmelrich PR is located in a cool 120 year-old mill building in the Hampden/Woodberry area of Baltimore. We offer a flexible, collaborate environment that encourages and supports employees as they pursue their unique interests and develops their personal and professional talents. www.himmelrich.com

To apply
Please send resume to jobs@himmelrich.com No phone calls, please.

October 25, 2016   Comments Off on PR / Media Position Available

Among Friends

September 19, 2016   Comments Off on Among Friends