Fall Updates from Platinum PR

Posted on September 23, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Content Creation, Economic Development, Frederick Factor Podcast, Frederick, Maryland, Personal Share, Team Building.

Fall is officially here! Here at Platinum PR, we’re enjoying pumpkin spice everything and new seasonal flavors of popcorn from the Original Popcorn Shop. We’ve stayed busy all September supporting our clients with the many conferences and events taking place this fall. And, we’ve got some fun updates from the office too… As a team, …

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How do you feel about attending in-person events right now?

Posted on September 16, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Event Planning, Frederick, Maryland, Inspiration, Publicity, Relationship Building.

Happy (almost) fall! Students are back at school, and sports are in season. Last week, I went to my first football game of the year at the University of Maryland. I got to see my daughter Tabitha perform in the West Virginia University marching band – she plays the alto saxophone.     It was so …

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My experience at Frederick County’s S.H.E. Week

Posted on September 2, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Frederick, Maryland, Inspiration, Publicity.

Last week was S.H.E. Week in Frederick County. “S.H.E.” stands for Strength, Heart, and Equality. S.H.E. Week is a week-long event that was curated by women for women that includes inspiring and educational talks from CEOs, founders, and community leaders who share their wisdom and expertise on personal and professional development. This year, S.H.E. Week …

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Guest Blog: My Journey to Becoming a Certified Economic Developer

Posted on August 10, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Inspiration, Personal Share, Small Business.

This week’s blog post is a guest post by Platinum PR’s Director of Operations, Sophie Smith. If you’re one of our clients, you will already know Sophie. Sophie is strategic, creative, and truly passionate about helping city and state economies reach their fullest potential. Today, she’s sharing her journey to becoming a Certified Economic Developer.  …

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One simple step to bridging the age gap in connections

Posted on August 3, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Communications, Content Creation, Digital Marketing, Diversity & Inclusion, Hiring, Marketing, Relationship Building.

Last week, we talked about the importance of dropping our preconceptions about people in generations different from us, and instead, getting curious about how we can learn from them. Often, we spend time trying to understand and figure out Generation Z. We see that they’re into TikTok and Snapchat and that’s all we really know …

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What “Grace and Frankie” Taught Me About the Need for Age Diversity

Posted on July 27, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion.

Have you ever watched Grace and Frankie on Netflix? Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play women in their mid-seventies who become unlikely friends and in the process, redefine what it looks like to be in your later years. In one episode, Grace and Frankie are starting a new business and going to the bank to …

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