News At Eight
Tourism and Marketing Snapshots from Eight Marketing
February 2007
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Welcome

Welcome to the February issue of News At Eight, produced by Eight Marketing Co., LLC.

Thank you for joining us.

Client Update
 
Music Study Completed for Universal Companies

Eight Marketing is proud to announce that it is has completed a comprehensive study for Universal Companies, examining the dynamics of music and tourism in Cleveland, Memphis, Nashville and Seattle. The study will be used by Universal Companies in its development of a music strategy for the planned National Center for Rhythm and Blues in Philadelphia.


Client Update
 
Haru Launches Tourism Partnerships
Tutansushi Roll

Eight Marketing is working with Haru on the creation of tourism and cultural partnerships in the Philadelphia region.

Haru is on a roll, literally, with the creation of the Tutansushi Roll, featuring genuine gold leaf, in honor of the King Tut exhibit at The Franklin Institute. The limited edition creation features spicy salmon and mango wrapped in a colorful mix of avocado, tuna and mango, and topped with caviar. It is then topped with a golden touch: genuine gold leaf.

The Tutansushi Roll was developed with assistance from Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation. Additional partnerships are in discussion with The Arden Theatre, The Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the Philadelphia Film Festival.

For information on how you can be involved, call
Fran Feldman Walish at (610) 667-2400.


Staff Update
 
Welcome Stephanie Zaucha

Eight Marketing is proud to welcome Stephanie Zaucha. Stephanie will be providing research and administrative support for the spring semester.

Stephanie is a senior at Villanova University, majoring in communications.


About Eight Marketing
 
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Eight Marketing is a tourism and attractions marketing firm that specializes in increasing revenue for its clients through partnerships and strategic planning.

To learn more, call us at (610) 667-2400.



Thank you for reading News at Eight. Look for the next edition on the 8th of March.
We appreciate your partnership and welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Sincerely,


Fran Feldman Walish, President & Founder
Eight Marketing

 
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Technology Tip of the Month

Microsoft Windows Vista has officially been rolled out to corporations around the country. Unfortunately, the rollout has exposed incompatibilities that need to be examined before investigating and upgrading to the Vista system.

One of the most notable incompatibility issues has arisen with Quickbooks, with users alerted by the manufacturer that operating difficulties will occur with Windows Vista if users operate Quickbooks 2006 or earlier versions.

Have a tip you'd like to share? Contact Ashlea Morrell at amorrell@eightmarketing.com.