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Public Relations Support for @TheRugShow 2014!


The Rug Show is a non-profit industry association comprised of producers, importers and wholesalers whose primary aim is to better promote and expand the collective interests of our industry. By bringing together a consortium of different rug industry businesspersons – particularly from North America – to develop promotional ideas, stage events and expand positive exposure for our wares across the globe, The Rug Show will develop marketing tools, promote member brands and expand mutually beneficial connections across the industry.

Need help booking press appointments & interviews during therugshow? Contact or complete form below:

*Prominence Marketing Group is a independent public relations firm 


SHERMAИ | PRESTOИ Launches 2014 Capsule Collection


New York, NY (PITCH ENGINE) March 12, 2014- Fashion designers Sherman Joseph and Preston Williams are proud to announce the preview of SHERMAИ | PRESTOИ fall/winter 2014 Capsule Collection. The brand will kick off its latest fashion collection at a private press and industry meet and greet in New York City on March 18th at 5:30 PM sponsored by Milagro Tequila.

The highly anticipated collection draws inspiration from Nostalgic New York meets contemporary design. As homage to New York, the Capsule Collection boosts functional yet subtly lush pieces inspired by the everlasting New York culture. The capsule assortment of outerwear pieces utilize cashmere wool blends, leather trimmings, high collars and exuberant fur finishes to display a story intended to encapsulate the metropolitan man’s seasonal necessities.

“SHERMAИ | PRESTOИ is extremely excited to curate an opportunity to gather the elite of our industry and display our collection,“  says Creative Director Preston Williams.

“We set out to provide mental cinema, conveying the conceptualized vision of the brand. This is what sets SHERMAИ | PRESTOИ apart as a innovative menswear brand,” says designer Sherman Joseph

SHERMAИ|PRESTOИ is a contemporary tailored brand conceptualized for the metropolitan man. Distilled in the culture of New York, the label emphasizes the importance of impeccable style and fit. The brand set out to engineer a label enriching the modern man’s wardrobe and personifying his environment. The outcome is a brand valuing personal gratification and cemented in integrity, pride and self-worth. For more information visit


About Milagro Tequila

Founded in 1997 by Mexico City natives Daniel Schneeweiss and Moises Guindi, Milagro Tequila has quickly escalated into one of the world’s leading tequila brands with one foot in tradition and the other in the future, combining the finest old-world techniques and traditions and applying modern technologies and processes to produce a superior product. This award-winning tequila brand from William Grant & Sons captures the spirit of modern day Mexico, from its entrepreneurial founders and artisanal bottles to the ingredients and distillation process.  The Milagro Tequila range consists of six expressions, with Silver, Reposado and Añejo expressions of the Core and Select Barrel Reserve ranges respectively. All Milagro expressions are distilled in both pot and column stills for the perfect balance of smoothness and agave flavor from 100% estate-grown blue agave. Milagro Silver is crisp and clear, and is renowned for its smoothness, mixability and agave-forward taste, making it perfect in the signature Freshest Margarita, made with agave nectar and fresh lime juice. All Milagro Tequilas have an ABV of 40% and retail between $24.99 and $43.99 for the core range and $52.99 and $98.99 for the Select Barrel Reserve Range. For more information, visit

To join the conversation, the twitter/ instagram handles are @shermanpreston @milagrotequila  and the hashtags are #ShermanPreston #milagrotequila.


Keisha McCotry




The Color Box presents The Custom Blend & Cocktails Makeup Party

The Color Box presents The Custom Blend & Cocktails Makeup Party

In celebration of the new custom blend foundation, The Color Box will hold a glamorous event to celebrate the new product launch.

The Color Box by Maria, the popular makeup artistry service, has announced their Custom Blend & Cocktails Makeup Party. The Color Box by Maria will unveil the Custom Blend Liquid Foundation in true enthralling fashion. The Color Box by Maria invites its customers to participate in this special occasion which celebrates beauty and power.
A great face starts with great foundation. The Color Box Glam Squad will custom blend your foundation to match your skin tone and demonstrate great makeup tips that can transform you from drab to glam. In addition, customers will indulge in cocktails and a light buffet will be served. Guest will also enjoy incredible door prizes and leave the event feeling flawless with the Custom Blend Foundation and skin care products.

“We are really excited about this launch and the opportunity to share our amazing products to all the glamorous ladies. I have no doubt that this event will be great and everyone will love the products, says Maria Williams, owner of The Color Box.”

The Color Box by Maria will host this exclusive private event on Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 3:00pm – 7:00pm. Please send RSVP request to
About The Color Box
The Color Box By Maria is a full service makeup artistry service that include weddings, photo shoots, fashion shows, TV and print services. The Color Box holds educational classes on makeup application and skin care for individuals and groups. The Color Box by Maria gives back to the community by hosting events with others in the fashion and makeup industry by donating services or gift items for VIP bags. The Color Box also give money proceeds to women and children organizations. For more information, visit

NYC Entertainment/Fashion PR Internship

Great opportunity for candidates seeking a Internship with a PR agency.

Our company is a dynamic, fun, well established boutique PR agency that has represented “A” list clients. We provide an outstanding opportunity to gain hands-on experience in all facets of entertainment and business public relations. All of our interns go on to great careers.

At this time, we are looking for two candidates seeking careers in marketing and/or public relations who are available either Tuesdays & Thursdays starting immediately until the end of May.

The candidates for this position must have very strong and measurable skills with Social Media (Twitter, Facebook and blogging are the most important). Interns with SM skills will have an advantage in securing an internship with us. In addition, candidate must be skilled at using Excel and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities will include doing social networking for clients, research, coming up with new and innovative ideas, maintaining media lists, gathering press clippings, and aiding in the day-to-day running of the office.

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NEW YORK, NY, MARCH 9,2012 – Men’s contemporary fashion brand AKOO Clothing announces their first televised fashion show appearance on the finale episode of TI & Tiny: Family Hustle, to be broadcast Monday, March 12, 2012 (9:00PM, ET) on VH1. The episode will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at T.I.’s successful fashion empire as he outlines and executes his vision for the AKOO Clothing Spring/Summer Fashion Show.

The AKOO Clothing Spring/Summer Fashion Runway Show features styles from their men’s and women’s collection including footwear by Reebok Classic and designer electronics by Beats by Dre. Held at Atlanta’s premiere nightspot, Club Reign, the invite-only affair hosted a bevy of celebrity guests and prominent fashion insiders including Kalenna Harper of Diddy Dirty Money, Cynthia Bailey of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Hip Hop Recording Artists YelaWolf & Future.

“This fashion show is a very big moment for AKOO Clothing. We couldn’t be more honored to introduce our new women’s collection alongside our men’s line. It was also fun to get my children involved by walking in the runway show and performing on stage. I’m grateful for all the people who rock the brand and for partners like Reebok Classic and Beats by Dre who support the AKOO Movement,” states Clifford “T.I.” Harris, Owner of AKOO Clothing.

The awe-inspiring event was hosted by comedian and actor Kevin Hart, star of the upcoming film THINK LIKE A MAN. The fashion show also featured a surprise runway appearance by Rotimi, star of Golden Globe Winning STARZ Original TV Series BOSS, and special performances by recording artist Keri Hilson and the OMG Girlz.

“We put on an amazing display of exceptional style and fashion for our audience. We’re also very humbled by the enthusiasm and support of young Hollywood stars such as Rotimi who took time off from filming his TV show to walk in  our runway show. The brand is definitely buzzing right now,” states Jeff Belizaire, Director of Marketing & Public Affairs for AKOO Clothing.

AKOO Clothing is the new American a fashion go-to brand for top fashion and innovation nationally and internationally. Global trendsetting celebrities, athletes, musicians, and actors have become fans of the brand including Larry King. Some of these prominent fans have even taken it a step further by aligning themselves and their projects with AKOO such as B.o.B, Curtis Granderson, Carl Crawford, Hosea Chanchez, Travis Porter, Tristan Wilds, Meek Mill, and Mickey Factz to name a few. AKOO has been featured in national print publications including VIBE Magazine and GQ, who also named AKOO’s founder T.I., one of the “10 Most Stylish Men in America” in their magazine issue.

AKOO, an acronym for A KING OF ONESELF, is a men’s contemporary clothing line that exudes a unique sense of elusive style that is versatile to one’s own lifestyle. The brand offers the highest quality of materials and craftsmanship including distinctive prints and fabrics that are unmatched from comfortable denim with custom embroidery, stylish leather jackets, detailed sweaters and durable lightweight tees as well as button downs and polos. AKOO, was founded by Grammy award winning artist, music and film producer, song writer and actor, T.I., and his business partner and Grand Hustle Entertainment CEO, Jason Geter. AKOO is manufactured and distributed by RP55 Group. AKOO is donned by celebrities including actors, musicians and athletes. The brand has been featured on TV, in videos, online, and in print media from around the world. The AKOO Clothing showroom is locatedat 230 W. 39th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10018.

For more information on AKOO Clothing, visit us at

Join the conversation: @akooclothing,  @thefamilyhustle,  @reebokclassics and @beatsbydre

Tweet this message: God, Family, Hustle #akoomovement

Original Not Equal Presents LaureLuxe Metal Couture and Jewelry for Fall Fashion Week 2010

Original Not Equal Presents LaureLuxe Metal Couture and Jewelry for Fall Fashion Week 2010

This private viewing will showcase LaureLuxe’s chic yet edgy spin on eco-friendly metal couture jewelry in addition to the unveiling of its first collection for men

New York, NY. – February 4, 2010- Original Not Equal (O.N.E.), a New Jersey based talent management agency, will host an exclusive preview of LaureLuxe’s 2010 fall collection of Metal Couture and Jewelry at Loft 676 in Soho on February 10th, 2010 at 7 p.m. The eclectic television/radio personality/artist, Amanda Diva, has been scheduled to host the unveiling of LaureLuxe’s new collection.

Sean Christopher, President of O.N.E., stated “We are extremely excited to produce such a highly-anticipated show during NYFW this year. LaureLuxe designs are urban-inspired yet avant-garde and our guests will see each piece come alive once the models hit the runway.”  LaureLuxe also happens to be socially conscious of the environment; hand-crafting each piece of jewelry with recycled aluminum chains and geometric shapes.  Every couture piece is customized to fit the individual client.  With celebrity clients such as Free from BET’s 106th and Park, Foxy Brown, and Amanda Diva, LaureLuxe has found its niche in the market. In addition to designs catered for women, the show will also preview a men’s collection as well.

For more information regarding this event, please contact Davia Archer, at 1.866.620.1408 ext. 704 or at To attend the private viewing of the collection, please send your RSVP to

About the LaureLuxe brand:

Designed from recycled aluminum geometric shapes and accentuated with gold and silver aluminum chain, each piece is uniquely sexy and inspired by the local urban art scene in Brooklyn, NY.

Laurel Mae DeWitt is the designer and creator of the LaureLuxe brand. A native New Yorker, DeWitt has a youthful creativity and craftiness that can only be described as fantastically unique and urbanely bold. She has designed for brands such as Cynthia Rowley, Michael Kors, Rocawear and Oscar De La Renta Intimate Apparel. Her cutting edge metal jewelry and accessory pieces have been worn by Amanda Diva, Miss New York USA 2008, and other entertainment industry clientele.

About Original Not Equal:

Original Not Equal (O.N.E.) was founded in 2006 with a mission to bring quality talent back to the industry. In providing guidance and knowledge to an assortment of talents, O.N.E. has evolved into one of the top talent management agencies in New Jersey. O.N.E.’s agents are equipped with passion and awareness which aids to the success of their talents in this competitive industry. It is our mission to guide each of their unique talents on the path that leads to a long successful career in this ever changing business. For more information, please visit the agency website at or visit Twitter page at

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Prominence Marketing Group Named Agency of Record for Original Not Equal

January 1, 2010 –Atlanta, GA- Prominence Marketing Group, a full-service marketing and public relations firm based in Atlanta, announced that it has been selected as agency of record by Original Not Equal (O.N.E.), a talent management agency based in New Jersey.

To support O.N.E, Prominence Marketing Group will implement a full-scale public relations campaign beginning January 1, 2010.

Keisha McCotry, Principal of Prominence Marketing Group states, “We look forward to increasing the exposure and brand awareness of Original Not Equal.”

Prominence Marketing Group will provide tactical print, online and social media coverage in addition to other public relations services to effectively launch O.N.E. on a regional level into the entertainment marketplace. For more information regarding this account, please contact Davia Archer, Junior Account Executive, at or at 866.620.1408 ext. 704.

About Original Not Equal
Original Not Equal (O.N.E.) was founded in 2006 with a mission to bring quality talent back to the industry. In providing guidance and knowledge to an assortment of talents, O.N.E. has evolved into one of the top talent management agencies in New Jersey. O.N.E.’s agents are equipped with passion and awareness which aids to the success of their talents in this competitive industry. For this agency, it is important to nurture and enforce the talent in each individual with an ultimate goal to reach their maximum potential. With O.N.E, our talent’s success rate is a top priority and we ensure that the most effective decisions are made so that every aspect of the individual’s talent is explored and exposed. It is our mission to guide each of their unique talents on the path that leads to a long successful career in this ever changing business. For more information, please visit the agency website at or visit Twitter page at

About Prominence Marketing Group
Prominence provides the comprehensive implementation service for all aspects of marketing & communications. We pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our clients. We implement proactive Public Relation campaigns, plan events and seminars, provide crisis and reputation management, and improve corporate communications. With service as our priority and a foundation of excellence, Prominence Marketing Group is the epitome of exclusiveness in the industry of public relations and marketing. For further information, please visit the company website at