Monthly Archives February 2013

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Jotform Integration plug-in

Jotform Integration plug-in

Ever find your EMBED CODE disappears the next time you are in VISUAL MODE and you have to keep copying/pasting over & over again in TEXT?
Yep, me too.

SOLUTION: Install the free WordPress Jotform Plug=in! Works PERFECTLY!

INSTALLTION instructions
1. Install the plug-in via dashboard
2. Activate
3. Went to settings and JotForm Integration to enable “caching” of forms
4. Went to my respective pages & posts where I had the embed code….
and replaced with this SHORT CODE an open bracket “[” then “jotform id=XXXXXXXXXXXX” and then a close bracket “]”


Adding Forms to WordPress

Last Update: December 17, 2012 (COURTESY OF JOTFORM.COM)

Adding JotForm forms to a WordPress blog post is pretty easy.

1. On “Setup & Embed” tab on the toolbar, click on “Embed Form” button.

2. Click on “WordPress” option. 

3. Copy the code provided.

4. On a WordPress “Add New Page” page, click on “HTML” tab above post textarea.

5. Paste the code into the HTML area.

That’s all. Click on Preview on your WordPress to see your form.
Unfortunately, adding forms to is not possible does not allow forms, javascripts or iframes.

Another alternative method specially for those who are having trouble with javascripts being stripped out. Simply install JotForm WP Plugin and then use  shortcode to anywhere on your WP page/post. You should replace XXXXXXXXXX with your Form ID in order for your form to work.
Here is a short step on how to install this plugin to your wordpress.
1. Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
2. Go to Plugins >> Add New >> then search ‘jotform
3. You should see 1 result (JotForm Integration), click on Install Now 
4. Activate your Plugin and then use where XXXXXXXXXX is your Form ID anywhere on your WP Post/Page. Example:

That’s all. Thanks to Patrick Rauland for this very useful JotForm WP Plugin.

If you have any questions, please post it below.
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Vimeo the basics

Vimeo the basics

Vimeo Basics

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How to use JotForm?

How to use JotForm?

Screenshot - Form Builder

JotForm is the first web based WYSIWYG form builder. Its intuitive drag and drop user interface makes formbuilding a breeze. Using JotForm, you can create forms, integrate them to your site and receive responses by email.

Check out this tutorial to learn more about JotForm:
Creating Your First Form

Find out more information about using JotForm on our user guide:
Visit User Guide Now!

JotForm’s online form builder helps you create and publish web forms on anywhere, anytime. Use it to collect payments, registrations, leads, and uploads.


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Your account information

BROEKMAN communications will send you YOUR username and password and teach you how to configure! Typical we set everything up:
1) The Forms themselves
2) Thank You message appearing on computer screen of user who filled out form
3) Thank You auto-responder email gets sent automatically to that user upon submitting form
4) NOTIFICATION auto-responder email sent automatically to any decision makers/stake holders regarding NEW USERS that COMPLETE THE FORM.

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Watch this two-minute movie to learn how to use JotForm to create web forms.


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Install free JotForm iPhone app to receive and access your formresponses anywhere!



How to Create Your First Web Form

You’ll learn how to create a simple web form, set up notifications, embed a form to a website, test out the form to see if it’s working 100%, and see responses both in your email and JotForm inbox. Learn all of it in 2 mins with the video below.Text-…

How to Use the Form Templates

This method is the easiest & fastest way to get form templates in the world. With 6 clicks you’ll be able to get a predefined form in your archive.Text-instructions:1. Go to “my forms” in the navigation bar.2. Click “create form” underneath the J…

Quick Overview of Form Themes

If you want to know how to change themes on your forms click here.If you’re here to just look around to see how the form’s style changes with each theme applied enjoy the tour.DefaultNova ThemeJot ThemeBaby BluePaper GrayPost It!Denim JeansIndustrial…

How to Change Form Themes

Forms come with the default Nova theme but if you want to change to other form themes, there are many themes that we’ve built to fit on any kind of site. However, if you want to get into more customization & detail on your form themes, we recomme…

Quick Overview of Form Fields

JotForm has pretty much any type of form fields you might need. Take a look at our 40 unique form fields and get a brief description of what each one of them do. Heading: Add 1 main heading to indicatewhat your form is about. Secondaryheadings …

How to Change Form Fonts

There are few web-friendly fonts which can affect the readability & design of your web forms. You can’t use any font you want just because you think they look pretty. You need to think about your customers too. We’ve searched & gathered the b…

How to Change Font Size on Forms

Changing the font size of your forms couldn’t be emphasized more. Knowing who your audience will help you choose the right font size on your forms. Let’s say you’re dealing with elder people. Will you still use 12 as a font size? Your web forms…

What’s New on JotForm 3.0?

Improved Online Form Builder: We’ve made many improvements on our online form builder technology however, user testing showed that one feature specifically improved user experience and that’s the unlimited undo/redo feature. Survey Form Tools:&n…

How to Change the Status of Forms

What’s so important about changing the status of your forms? For example, a client may want you to start up a particular form in December 16 for a Christmas sale and pause until next year. You have to be prepared for similar consequences.Text-instruc…

How to Export Form Data to Excel?

1. Login to Jotform2. Click “My Forms” on the top3. Click on the Form name you want to export submissions to Excel from4. Click on “Submissions”5. Scroll down the page, On the Grid Table-Right Above the Submission Date title- you     w…

How to Save a Form

A lot of you may not realize it right away but normally your form’s are saved automatically almost immediately after you update them. But what happens if you forgot to click Finish, or Complete, or Update, or even worse the Save Button? Perhaps in th…

How to View Pending Submissions

If a user closes the browser or didn’t settle the payment after being redirected to the Payment Page, this will be logged as a Pending Submission. It will only be posted as a valid submission if the user completed the Payment and …


What’s an Online Form Builder?

If you need to create great looking web forms quickly, an online form builder is the best tool for the job. Simply drag & drop questions and form fields around. Play with the colors and structure of your forms. The fun part is, you can do all of …

How to Create a Lightbox Form

“Lightbox is a JavaScript technique used to display images and other web content using modal dialogs” -From Wikipedia A lightbox form is a window that pops up when a visitor clicks on a link which the link is usually your form. It looks somethin…

Making the Form Background Transparent

When you want your forms to blend in with your site design easily, making the background transparent is the most common way. Here’s a quick video on how to do that.Text-Instructions:1) Open your form in edit mode.2) On the top toolbar click on “Form …

How to find Field IDs & Names

Customizing field appearance using CSS is common in JotForm. Now, finding out the field ID is made easier for customizing every bit of your form. Instead of using Firebug or viewing the source code of the form, you can simply go to the field properti…

Adding an Email Confirmation Field

There are instances that email address are mistyped which makes it hard to get in touch with users. With the use of the email address confirmation feature, such problems can be prevented.Text-Instructions:1. Start by opening your web form in “My Form…

How to Add a Captcha

Why would anybody need a captcha field?The Answer is simple, a captcha helps protect your forms against spammers and spambots that are programmed to attack websites flooding them with tons of unwanted information by requesting that a physical code wo…

How to Create a PDF Form

A PDF form is extremely useful for sharing and compiling form documents. JotForm provides the quickest way to convert your online form into a PDF format. Watch the short video below or look at the text-instructions to quickly create yo…

Upload Field Allowed File Types

There were many questions about what file types does our upload field support. The default file extensions types that are already supplied and accepted are:”pdf, doc, docx, xls, csv, txt, rtf, html, zip, mp3, wma, mpg, flv, avi, jpg, jpeg, png, …

How to Setup Thank You Page for a Form

What is a Thank You Page?Thank You Page is where your form user lands to after submitting the form. JotForm has 3 different thank you page options:1. Default Thank You page2. Custom URL 3. Thank You message. To access these T…

Creating a Non-editable Text Area (Terms of Use, Etc.)

Most, if not all web forms gather sensitive user data. As website/business owners, you will want people who submit on your forms to accept your terms before submitting their information – for whatever legal purposes it may serve.Oftentimes, a link t…

How to Take Pictures on your Forms

Ever think of taking a cool picture of yourself and stuff with your webcam straight from your form? That’s possible with JotForm with Integration! Follow these 4 simple steps and be ready to say “Cheese!”1. Login to JotForm&nb…

How to Display a PDF Document On Your Form

There are two ways to display a PDF document inside a form. The first one is by embedding it directly using iFrame tags, but will require that the user’s browser has Adobe Reader installed. The other method utilizes a hack to display the PDF using G…

Increasing the Upload Limit

Here is how you can increase the maximum upload file size limit:1. On the Online Form Builder, click on an upload field.2. You will see a toolbar at the top. Click on “Max File Size” button.3. Enter a number to increase the upload form file size limi…

Form Field Positioning

Field positioning is essential in designing your forms matching to your website structure. There are times that you want to keep two or more fields on the same line, side by side, as well as keep other fields in their own line. Luckily, JotForm provi…

Restoring Deleted Forms

To restore deleted forms, please follow the steps below:1. Simply go to your My Forms Page2. Click the Trash button beside the Search Bar.3. Click on your deleted form, and click Restore Form.4. Click Main button to view…

Form Cloning

1. Go to the My Forms page2. Click the form you wish to clone (copy) 3. Click More > Clone Form (screenshot)Bam! Your done :)Alternative Method(May be more convenient if you have many forms)1. Go to the My Forms page2. Click Cr…

Changing the Form Width

You may want to change your form’s width according to the size of your website. You can easily do this with JotForm.While you are editing your form click on the “Form Style” tab on the toolbar:Then click on the Form Width button to adjust your form’s…

Adding a License Agreement to a Form

Sometimes you may need to check if a user approves your licensing conditions and you want it to look as professional as you can. Don’t worry, adding a license agreement to a form is an easy task with JotForm. Let’s say you want to create a terms and …

Cloning a Form from a Web Page

1. Click your browser’s address bar and when the URL becomes highlighted, hit [Ctrl+C] to copy it. (If the URL does not get highlighted, first hit [Ctrl+A] to select it, then hit [Ctrl+C].)2. Go to the My Forms page and click Create Form:3. Clic…


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PR & publicity

PR & publicity

Over 15 years experience with studios, entertainment companies, film festival, consumer products, corporations, non-profits, start-ups, entrepreneurs and executives starting their freelance operations.

We stand as strong PR agency because of OUR impact.
We unleash YOUR creativity.
We truly empower people.
We walk YOU through the process with transparency and giving you ALL our secrets.
Finally, we balance brand management with effective initiatives, appropriate short term tactics and long term strategic campaigns with visionary eyes.
Services include:
* Originate tailored branding and public relations campaigns;
* Design identity, rebranding and anniversary campaigns,
* Oversee advertising campaigns including strategy, messaging, copywriting, design and deployment;
* Design custom creative and see thru to implementation;
* Produce events, product launches, premiers and conference presence;
* We coordinate sponsorship and celebrity talent programs;
* Manage media relations for events;
* Initiate corporate product placement/sampling;
* Manage constituency relations;
* Consult and coach leadership on strategies;
* Manage and moderate social media campaigns;
and so much more.


See PR & PUBLICITY CLIENTS For More Information

* International Franchise Consultants Network (IFCN)
* Software Management Consultants, Inc. (SMCI)
* Kleinman & Associates
* Conscious Recovery by CLARE Foundation
* Marcus & Millchap
* Mesmerize Clothing
• International Family Film Festival
• Zula International – children’s tv show & science education merchandising
• Spark Unlimited – launch of Lost Planet 3, corporate website
• Storyopolis Art, Dallas, Texas
• William Brice Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
• American-Israel Bi-national Science Foundation, Friends of (AFBSF)
• Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
• Cedars-Sinai and Hebrew Union College/Kalsman Institute
• Carl Terzian Associates
* TDG corp
* RJ Feder Commercial Real Estate
* Rodin Marketing
* Concord Real Estate
* Veestro
• Malibu Lumber Yard
* Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc. – retainer since 2005 (8 years+)
* NA’AMAT USA – retainer since 2011 (2+ years)
* Multi Medical Eduipment
* Friends of Sheba Medical Center
* Rodeo Capital
* Allied Collections Services of California
* VaporBerry
* Tandem Mortgage
* Rosano & Partners
* Childers & Partners
* In Touch LIfe Coaching
* Diana Danielle PR
* Mike Fava
* Leadwizard
* Allied Exhibits
* Los Angeles Hospitality Training Academy
* Temple Isaiah
* Kehillat Ma’arav
* Valley Beth Shalom

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PR & Publicity

PR & Publicity

Over 15 years experience with studios, entertainment companies, film festival, consumer products, corporations, non-profits, start-ups, millionaires, entrepreneurs and executives starting their freelance operations.

We stand as strong PR agency because of OUR impact.
We unleash YOUR creativity.
We truly empower people.
We walk YOU through the process with transparency and giving you ALL our secrets.
Finally, we balance brand management with effective initiatives, appropriate short term tactics and long term strategic campaigns with visionary eyes.
Services include:
* Originate tailored branding and public relations campaigns;
* Design identity, rebranding and anniversary campaigns,
* Oversee advertising campaigns including strategy, messaging, copywriting, design and deployment;
* Design custom creative and see thru to implementation;
* Produce events, product launches, premiers and conference presence;
* We coordinate sponsorship and celebrity talent programs;
* Manage media relations for events;
* Initiate corporate product placement/sampling;
* Manage constituency relations;
* Consult and coach leadership on strategies;
* Manage and moderate social media campaigns;
and so much more.


• International Family Film Festival (2012, upcoming 2013)
• Zula International – children’s tv show & science education merchandising
• Spark Unlimited – launch of Lost Planet 3, corporate website
• Secured Focus Features’ “Brokeback Mountain” Premiere
Benefiting The Screen Actors Guild Foundation
• Sag Foundation’s ‘Cocktails On Sunset’ Fundraiser
• Launch Party For Sag Foundation’s Actors Center
• PREMIERE: First Americans Of The Arts – New Line Cinema “The New World”
• Dreamworks Animation Field Publicity For Shrek2 And Sharktale
• Sony/Columbia Pictures Field Publicity For Baby Geniuses 2
• New Line Cinema Premiere Screening Of The New World
• First Americans Of The Arts The New World Premiere
• Storyopolis’ Artist Studio Series (12 events)
• Universal’s Conservations Event For Cinderalla Man
• Abc Tv Conservations Event – “The Men Of Desperate Housewives”
• Jamie Lee Curtis “It’s Hard To Be Five” Book Launch Party
• Disney Record’s ‘A World Of Happiness’ Cd Release Launch Party
• AFI Student Film Festival website –

Corporate Events 
• J. Paul Getty Center’s “Coming Of Age” Exhibit Launch
• CNU XIII Conference – Civic Art Awards (Pasadena, 2006)
• CNU XIII End of Conference Party (Pasadena, 2006)

• International Family Film Festival (2012, upcoming 2013)
• Salud Con Sabor @ Fiesta Broadway
• International Student Film Festival
• North Hollywood Children’s Theatre & Arts Festival
• North Hollywood Theatre & Arts Festival

Art Galleries
• Storyopolis Art, Dallas, Texas – new website launching February 2013
• William Brice Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – new website launching February 2013
• 4th Wall Gallery, Dallas, Texas – redesign of masterpiece CMS website

Book Publishing 
• Storyopolis – Over 40 Book Launches including Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Fraiser, Dutchess of York
• Harpercollins
• Harcourt
• Scholastic
• Random House
• Shushybye (Launch Party)
• Matzo Ball Book Productions (Shmutzy Girl, Noshy Boy Launch)

• Hilton Hotels
• Coldwell Banker

Consumer Products & Services
• CNG International (Compressed Natural Gas Cars, licensing, and parts)
• Sony Pictures Digital – Screenblast (digital video/audio on-shelf / online software)
• Rhythm Child
• Milk & Krunchies
• ITZ Luxury Watches
• World Collegiate Poker Tour (WCPT)

Legal – Law Firms
• Margulies Faith Law
• Landsberg & Associates
• Resch Polster Berger LLP
• Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP

• American-Israel Bi-national Science Foundation, Friends of (AFBSF)
• Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
• Cedars-Sinai and Hebrew Union College/Kalsman Institute
• International Coaches Federation – Los Angeles Chapter
• Congress For The New Urbanism (CNU)
• Coro Southern California
• American Jewish University (formerly University Of Judaism)
• National Jewish Day School Foundation / Sub of Adcieo
• Anti Defamation League (ADL)
• University Synagogue (West LA, CA)
• Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, IL)
• Temple Isaiah (West LA, CA)
• Valley Beth Shalom (Encino, CA)
• Congregation Beth Am (Los Altos, CA)
• Temple Israel (Minn, MN)
• Beth Tzedec (Toronto, Canada)
• Congregation Beth Israel (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
• Temple Beth Sholom (Santa Ana, CA)
• Our Space
• Kabbalah Centres International
• Jewish Community Centers – Valley Cities
• Former Councilman Michael Feuer For Los Angeles City Attorney (2001)

PR Agencies / Communications
• Carl Terzian Associates
• Bridgemark Consulting Group (Orlando, FL)
• Organic Communications and their blog
• SJA Strategies (public affairs firm)
• Debibi Strategic Partners
• PIMS Los Angeles (Press distribution / fulfillment house)
• Impromptu Communications
• Consensus Planning Group

• Parke and Ronen (men’s fashion)
• Storyopolis Children’s Book Store
• Storyopolis Fine Art
 4th Wall Gallery
• Mathnasium (franchisee)
• Art N’ Soul

Real Estate – Shopping Centres
• Malibu Lumber Yard Signage | Grand Opening
• Redesign graphic & signage program two centers (under NDA)

Real Estate – Developers
• Weintraub Financial Services / Weintraub Real Estate Group
• TDG Corp 
• E Coast Construction
• La Maison du Soleil – medical housing project
• Chateau de Soliel – student housing project
• Elite Home Builders
• Wealthpoint Equity Ventures Group
• The Roman Group LLC
• United Realty Group
• Advanced Builder LA
• 310 Development
• Elite Home Builder
• Golden State Designs
• California Properties (Huntsville, Alabama)


Marketing & PR Director
March 2011 – Present ( Manhattan, New York
Extensive collaboration with NA’AMAT USA national board to rebrand the organization including these efforts:

* New anniversary logo
* Launch of new website with a new content management system (;
* Heavy re-positioning to various Jewish communities in top 30 “Jewish community” worldwide
* Successful launch of celebrity endorsement with Mayim Bialik (Blossom, The Big Bang Theory) with production
of PSA (youtube), Kveller Blog posts, Facebook campaigns and more;
* Successful launch of donor relations program raising over $30,000;
* Relaunch of membership organization including annual, renewals, and life memberships;
* New creative for all their advertising (print, in some cases billboard, online);
* Launch of first ever blast email lead generation program to their 11,000 members in the US (50% open; 35% click thru rate);
* Managing transfer of membership management to new customer relationship management database (from 1987 clipper to Donor Perfect); and,
*Extensive collaboration and Leadership development with national board and stakeholders

International Family Film Festival
Marketing & PR Director
February 2012 – Present (1 year 1 month)
Burbank, California
Official publicist for the International Family Film Festival. Manage public relations for the film festival including traditional PR, media relations, and outreach. Service press releases. Manage media and garner coverage for award recipients The Hub Founder Margaret Loesch and Kung Fu Panda 2 Director Jennifer Yu Nelson as well as presenter DreamWorks founder Jeffrey Katzenberg. Provide creative input for press kits and marketing collateral. Leverage existing events leading up to festival. Capitalize on festival moments for best PR. Solicitation of sponsors to assist with underwriting of festival. Collaborate with community partners and establish better promotions.

Advanced Skin & Hair Inc.
Online PR Director
July 2012 – September 2012 (3 months)
Greater Los Angeles Area
Develop and direct ASH’s online marketing strategy. Oversee execution and optimization of customer acquisition initiatives via various channels including mobile, social media, display, cost-per-acquisition partnerships and affiliate marketing. Manage growth of online marketing programs to achieve orders, cost per order and total channel contribution margin goals. Be on the forefront of online trends within mobile marketing, new social media tools, and digital innovations; identify and implement tests and best practices and continue to be an early adopter of these new technologies. Determine best strategy, vendors, resources and processes to streamline execution and improve accuracy.
Responsible for reporting results and presenting plans to senior management, leading meetings, and delivering oral and written presentations.

Spark Unlimited
Social Media & PR Consultant
March 2012 – July 2012 (5 months)
Sherman Oaks, CA
Develop new online identity for Spark Unlimited. Assist Spark Unlimited leadership & development team Capcom Lost Planet 3 announcement. Manage development of new website using WordPress as our content management system. Facebook Fanpage & profile development. Social media consulting. Manage public relations.

Zula International
Publicist & Social Media Director
March 2012 – July 2012 (5 months)
Burbank, California
Develop strategic plan & advise on direction. Develop & distribute press releases for upcoming launches. Develop online press room. Profile development including Facebook and Twitter. Expand presence in education-based blogs & thought leadership. Publish teacher/consumer reviews. Use social media outlets for sales.
 Leverage and piggyback hit television show, traveling museum exhibit, app development and school curriculum to increase sales and garner greater coverage.

1162 Via de la Paz, Vision House LA
Creative / Social Media / Marketing Director
March 2012 – July 2012 (5 months)Pacific Palisades, CA
Develop online brand for Vision House LA, a collaboration between developer Structure Home and Green Builder Media. Visit Represent Prudential Real Estate. Develop & Launch property website promoting green luxury Palisades home. Launch social media campaign including Facebook FanPage ( and deploy other tools. Oversee photoshoot and video production.

Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc.
Marketing Director / Creative Director
June 2005 – July 2012 (7 years 2 months)
Direct marketing for 7-office 800-agent real estate company. Established/maintain identity style guide and oversee all corporate branding. Oversee monthly company-wide training of online marketing, social networks, and company initiatives. Develop company listing presentations. Develop agent PowerPoint, postcard, flyer, brochure and business cards templates (over 500 bcards to date). Responsible for 450+ agent direct mail and print advertising campaigns as well as over 45 corporate recruitment campaigns to competitive RE offices. Managed 20th Anniversary campaign plus grand opening of 2 offices. Check out for example of new website.

The Sliding Door Company
Social Media / Online PR Director
August 2011 – November 2011 (4 months)
Greater Los Angeles Area
Developed and executed Social Media & PR program for The Sliding Door Co. Responsible for online marketing. Oversaw Blast Email campaigns up to 70k; average open was 28%, click thru 14%. Launched Facebook FanPage, Twitter, LinkedIn, and 20+ other key social network profiles. Designed online advertising campaigns including Google PPC, Facebook PPC, and Yelp. Developed national promotions and PR opptys.

Marketing/PR & Client Services Manager
April 2006 – Dec. 2006
Downtown LA, CA

Directed marketing for four-office firm that specializes in real estate and land use
community, entitlement and development PR. Developed and executed multi-tiered marketing & PR plan. Managed all creative for client acquisitions and project fulfillment, including numerous notable real estate developers, public affairs contractors, city/county entities, and private parties seeking land use consultation.

Marketing/PR Director, Graphic Designer
June 2005 – November 2005
North Hollywood, California

Originated and launched PR and advertising campaigns for 3rd Annual Int’l festival. Created and directed first annual awards ceremony and managed talent relations with Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding). Coordinated over 125 smaller title specific campaigns. Successful coverage included Variety, Hollywood Reporter.

July 2005 – May 2006
Beverly Hills, California

Secured local field promotion screening of New Line Cinema’s The New World as a fundraiser ”premiere” for Native American entertainment industry advocacy group. Managed PR for 14th Annual FAITA Awards Ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

PR Manager & Event Producer
March 2005 – July 2005
Pasadena, CA

Produced 1st annual Civic Art Awards ceremonies & Gala dinner on Saturday June 11, 2005 at Pasadena Convention Center’s Civic Auditorium for Congress’ CNU 14th Annual conference. Managed all aspects of planning, production and execution. Coordinated efforts with high-profile political and entertainment recipients, including pre-Inaugurated Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, State Treasurer Phil Angelides, Disney Center Designer Frank Gehry, and the NRDC. Extensive PR and “Talent” handling experience. Authored and serviced several press releases regarding Civic Art Awards, coordinated efforts with State of California and City of Los Angeles PR officials, and produced successful coverage print and television coverage.

Civic Art Awards honored:
 Phil Angelides, California State Treasurer – Lifetime Achievement
 Rick Cole, City Manager, City of Ventura – Policy and Implementation
 Frank Gehry, Architect – Physical Design*
 Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) – The Environment**
 Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles Councilman – Transportation

January 2005 – November 2005
Beverly Hills, California

Developed strategic relationships with film studios to link benefit premiers; successfully obtained rights to and planned Focus Features’ BROKEDOWN MOUNTAIN premiere. Launched $5 million campaign for Foundation conservatory/Actors Center, including Launch Party and SAG Foundation’s ‘Cocktails on Sunset’ Fundraiser. Established extensive PR campaign and managed talent/studio relations for over twenty events. Launched talent outreach programs soliciting high profile SAG members for development and programming. Authored/distributed media alerts & press releases. Developed strategic partnerships and promotions with major children’s book publishers for the SAG Foundation’s BookPALS & Storyline Online nationwide literacy programs. Produced successful print & TV coverage. Managed PR for numerous SAGF “Conversations” events including:
• Universal’s SAG Foundation Event for Cinderalla Man
• ABC’s SAG Foundation Event – “The Men of Desperate Housewives”

Event Producer/PR Manager
June 2004 – October 2004
Los Angeles, California

Produced Getty’s first community outreach event program, Getty To You. Developed Getty’s Fall 2004 premiere of “Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past” – Getty’s first family friendly exhibit. Developed feature games, art activities, storybook readings, mini-Olympics/Kids pentathlon and toga party. Oversaw advertising partnerships with LA Parent, LA Family, and LA Magazine. Directed successful PR campaign with coverage including NPR, KCET, LA Times, NY Times, Daily News, Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

Director, Sales and Marketing
January 2004 – May 2005
Los Angeles, California

Developed and launched Salud con Sabor (“health with style, flavor and taste”), a hip, Latino-targeted healthy lifestyle-focused event destination, at Fiesta Broadway 2005 in Downtown Los Angeles benefiting the National Alliance of Hispanic Health.

Director of Marketing & PR
February 2004 – Present
Beverly Hills, California

Directed marketing campaigns, book launches and publicity events for boutique children’s bookstore and art gallery. Produced and publicized four studio pre-theatrical release parties (DreamWorks’ SHREK2 and SHARKTALE, Columbia Pictures’ BABY GENIUSES 2, New Line’s LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING). Produced numerous record label CD launch parties. Produced over 40 campaigns with major publishers including HarperCollins, Scholastic, Abrams, Penguin, Chronicle, Harcourt, Workman, Random House and Simon and Schuster. Managed talent for book signings for high profile celebrities including Jamie Lee Curtis, Jon Voight, Brendan Fraser, Kelly Asbury, Gary Baseman and Coach John Wooden.
* Managed launch party for Jamie Lee Curtis “It’s Hard To Be Five”
* Launched monthly Artist Studio series featuring top 100 children’s book illustrators.
* Managed several studio pre-theatrical release parties including DreamWorks’ SHREK, SHREK2 and SHARKTALE and Columbia Pictures’ BABY GENIUSES 2.
* Managed record label CD launch parties including Disney Records’ ‘A World of Happiness’, Rhythm Child, Shushybye and others.
* Launched J. Paul Getty Center’s first community outreach off-site event in conjunction with first kid-friendly exhibit “Coming To Age.”

Marketing/PR Manager
May 2003 – February 2004
Los Angeles, California

Managed West Coast marketing and new business acquisitions for press distribution, print production, media database management and fulfillment house. Coordinated PR campaigns for clients throughout the entertainment, consumer electronics, consumer products, hospitality, automotive and travel industries.

Director of Marketing & PR
July 2001 – May 2002
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Established new marketing department and directed all operations of Europe’s leading executive relocation company including marketing, brand management, corporate identity, advertising, media management and trade show management.

Marketing Coordinator
September 1998 – August 2000
Universal City, CA

Developed title-driven marketing promotions (sweepstakes, added-value, awareness campaigns), third party sponsorships, retail tie-ins and strategic alliances for feature films entering their pay-per-view window to the cable & satellite industry. Managed all trade shows and conferences including extensive event/party planning, booth design & management, preparation of all press/marketing materials, and planning/executing special media buys

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Jewish Wisdom and Wellness Conference – A Week of Learning

Jewish Wisdom and Wellness Conference – A Week of Learning

After collaboration and development for more than TWO YEARS,BROEKMAN communications recently launched a new branding initiative and website for Hebrew Union College’s Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health and Cedars-Sinai – the Jewish Wisdom and Wellness: A Week of Learning website:

The Week of Learning will take place between April 21-27, 2013 and is a community-wide series of events, lectures, workshops, and experiential classes hosted by community organizations and synagogues {SEE: Partners page} throughout Los Angeles and Southern California. The week opens and concludes with special events hosted by the Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health and Cedars-Sinai {SEE: Opening and Closing Events}

The Week of Learning is interdisciplinary, and the programs {LISTED BY DATE} offered are across the streams of Jewish life. It is around the theme of Judaism, health, and healing that we engage our communities and deepen relationships with one another. Programs will mine the Jewish tradition to focus on improving health and well-being in the Jewish community. There will be rich Jewish texts and rituals to address illness and wellness, and exploration of how Jewish resiliency and the practice of medicine informs Jewish living. We will draw on Judaism’s rich and distinctively multifaceted influences in religion, spirituality, culture, and peoplehood.

BROEKMAN communications role:
Creative Director responsible for Identity Campaign (logo development, letterhead, organization collateral);
Design, coding and development of Website including search-engine-optimization and social media tools;
Launch of initial Call for Programs {} campaigns;
Initiated development of organization’s marketing & communications; and,
Helped with numerous community engagement pieces.

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