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GSM, leader in automotive marketing, celebrates 30th anniversary with rebrand
Jan 23, 2018
GSM, leader in automotive marketing, celebrates 30th anniversary with rebrand

Houston, TX, January 22 — GS Marketing, Inc., a leading automotive marketing company headquartered in Houston, Texas with offices in Louisville, Kentucky, today announces a rebrand to GSM.  The rebrand reflects both the company’s evolution as well as its vision for the future.

The rebranding process involved many aspects, beginning with the adoption of a new name. GS Marketing is transitioning to GSM.  A new logo accompanies an overall brand refresh and delivers a contemporary look and…

The Friedkin Group President Marc Watts named 2018 chair of Greater Houston Partnership
Jan 16, 2018

Marc Watts, President of The Friedkin Group, will help lead the Greater Houston Partnership this year as the organization’s new chair.

Watts, along with GHP President and CEO Bob Harvey will discuss the organization’s plans for 2018 at the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual meeting Friday at the Hilton Americas.

The Greater Houston Partnership brings together community-minded business leaders to address the region’s unique challenges, while championing the area’s growth and success.…

Auberge Resorts Collection has the most properties in the US, Caribbean named to Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 Gold List
Jan 16, 2018
Auberge Resorts Collection has the most properties in the US, Caribbean named to Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 Gold List

MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (January 11, 2018) – Condé Nast Traveler announced the winners of its 2018 Gold List, with four Auberge Resorts Collection properties – Auberge du Soleil and Calistoga Ranch in Napa Valley, Hotel Jerome in Aspen, and Malliouhana in…

Allison Janney wins Golden Globe for 30WEST’s 'I, Tonya'
Jan 08, 2018
Allison Janney wins Golden Globe for 30WEST’s 'I, Tonya'

The Friedkin Group’s affiliated companies had a strong showing at the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday Night in Los Angeles.

Allison Janney took home the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as LaVona Golden in 30WEST’s Tonya Harding biopic “I, Tonya.” Janney beat out actresses Hong Chau (“Downsizing”), Laurie Metcalf (“Ladybird”), Octavia Spencer (“The Shape of Water”) and Mary J. Blige (Mudbound).

“What this movie did is tell a story…

How Imperative Entertainment, Ridley Scott achieved the impossible with “All the Money”
Dec 14, 2017
The New York Times - 13 December 2017

The film’s producers, Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas, told Sony movie chief Thomas E. Rothman that they were determined not to let the wrongdoings of one person damage a film that had been worked on by more than 800 people.

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