Fort     Lauderdale,     FL     (July     10,     2018)     — Hemsworth Communications, a full-service public relations agency specializing in culinary, wine/spirits, travel/tourism and hospitality clients, has been hired as the agency-of-record for John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival. The annual event pairs chefs from South Florida’s finest restaurants with former NFL stars in a unique grilling competition. This year’s three-day festival kicks off on Friday night, November 9 with a live performance by Vince Gill, followed by a cornhole tournament, BBQ Pit Master Competition and the Grand Grill-Off gourmet food and premium wine and spirit samplings on Saturday November 10. Continuing the fun on Saturday night, Barenaked Ladies and opening act Sister Hazel will take the stage at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. The event will culminate on Sunday night, November 11 featuring the music group Daughtry.

“John Offerdahl is an NFL legend, a South Florida icon, and the Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival is one of the most unique, exciting events of its kind,” said Samantha Jacobs, founder and president of Hemsworth. “We are excited to partner with the Offerdahl’s team and look forward to leveraging our passion and connections to help take this event to the next level.”

A dynamic, well-rounded PR agency with expertise in promoting culinary personalities, bars, restaurants, restaurant groups, food, wine and spirits brands, Hemsworth will manage the event’s media relations strategy, execute local and national media relations campaigns, develop creative tactical promotions and handle on-site media during the event itself.

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About Hemsworth Communications

A dynamic, full-service agency, Hemsworth Communications caters to companies in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, while leveraging experience within the real estate, philanthropy, entertainment, sports business, home and lifestyle product sectors.  Services, among others, include brand communications strategy, media relations, promotions, guerrilla marketing, social media, cause marketing and event planning. Unlike traditional public relations agencies, Hemsworth is dedicated to crafting customized communications programs that are infused with personal, passionate client service and positively contribute to each client’s bottom line.


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