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Updated: 2016-12-08T08:00:08.847-06:00


Risdall Announces New Office Location to Better Serve Clients


Risdall, the eighth largest marketing agency in the Twin Cities, announced it is moving to a new space in Roseville. Risdall will officially open the new office for business on Monday, Nov. 21 to better serve its clients with an updated, collaborative environment. 

“Over the last 44 years, we’ve found success by constantly evolving with new technology and industry advances,” said Ted Risdall, CEO. “We’re excited to continue our evolution into the next phase, with a modern office feel, equipped with the latest technology to best serve our clients, contractors and employees.” 

The expanded high tech facility features a huge state of the art video room to host client and industry events, a full service workout facility complete with locker rooms, multiple collaborative working environments all surrounded by all the high-quality digital equipment and capabilities you would expect.

Risdall’s new location has contemporary architecture and is located off Interstate 35W, providing quick access to both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul along with a welcoming environment for clients. 

To celebrate the new opening and the agency’s 45th anniversary, Risdall will host clients, the business community, family and friends for a grand opening party in early 2017.

It's Election Day!


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Preston Kelly Launches Brand Website For Doran Companies


Preston Kelly recently launched a new responsive website on behalf of client Doran Companies, a leading development and construction company.As a developer with architecture, construction and commercial and residential property management services, Doran Companies prides itself on reputation for accountability and results rooted in a passion for excellence. “Doran Companies is a brand that leads by example,” said Peter Tressel, Vice President/Creative Director - Digital, Preston Kelly. “Doran Companies’ website needed to showcase Doran’s strengths of innovation, people, design, passion and process. And equally important, they wanted to do that while communicating their unique brand personality.”[...]

Bellmont Partners Adds Herbie’s On The Park to Roster of Iconic Minnesota Clients


Minneapolis-based Bellmont Partners is excited to announce the addition of Herbie’s On The Park to its growing roster of clients. Herbie’s On The Park is a new restaurant concept named after hockey legend and St. Paul native Herb Brooks. Herbie’s On The Park opened its doors at the historic Minnesota Club at 317 Washington Street in downtown St. Paul on Sept. 24, marking the first time in history the building is open to the public. The neighborhood social house offers a lively and inviting environment, featuring upscale tavern fare with contemporary twists on American classics and handcrafted cocktails, craft beer and an extensive wine list, all with nods to Brooks. Herb’s 1980 Olympic ring is even encased near the entrance to the tavern.  “We’re excited to partner with the Minnesota Wild and Levy Restaurants to spread the word in Minnesota and across the country about Herbie’s On The Park,” says Brian Bellmont, president of Bellmont Partners. “Our work with Herbie’s combines our agency’s deep expertise and experience in restaurants, tourism, sports marketing and iconic Minnesota brands. One of Herb Brooks’ most famous quotes is, ‘Great moments are born from great opportunities,’ and we’re looking forward to helping Herbie’s On The Park create great moments for a long time to come.”  Now entering its 20th year, Bellmont Partners provides public relations, communications and social media support to companies across the country in industries including medical and health, travel and tourism, technology, food and beverage, building and construction, sports, professional services and many more. Herbie’s On The Park joins the agency’s other iconic Minnesota-based clients Explore Minnesota Tourism, the Princess Kay of the Milky Way program and the Midwest Dairy Association, Second Harvest Heartland, Uptown Art Fair, Brave New Workshop, Minnesota Farm Winery Association and the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, among others.  “We’re thrilled with the media coverage Bellmont Partners secured to make the launch of Herbie’s On The Park a success,” said Christina Santarelli, restaurant group director of marketing for Levy Restaurants. “From multiple TV, radio, print and online results to an extremely well-attended media launch event, the Bellmont Partners team’s support and enthusiasm has been fantastic and we look forward to continuing our strong, productive partnership.”  PR Daily and Ragan Communications recognized Bellmont Partners as an “Ace Agency” for B2B/business services in 2015, public relations in 2014 and events in 2013. The agency is the recipient of two consecutive 100 Best Companies to Work For awards from Minnesota Business magazine and is a 2016 Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal Best Places to Work honoree. For more information about Bellmont Partners and its work, visit [...]

Minneasota PRSA - Current Volunteer Opportunities


There’s a range of opportunities available* – both short-term projects and longer-term volunteer needs – across most of our committees. 

Following is a brief overview of the committees that currently need members, including some that have specific skillsets they’re seeking. For more information on any of our committees, please review committee descriptions.

Please contact  Holli Henderson at to learn more about the volunteer opportunity or to be connected with the committee co-chair.

Click here for a listing of opportunities.