November 2012—ALCORN MCBRIDE INC., the world’s leading manufacturer of audio, video, lighting and control products for themed entertainment, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to design its new product catalog. Having served the industry for over 25 years, AMI's Engineers specialize in developing new products which contain no moving parts, so the equipment is maintenance free, and Alcorn McBride's products can be controlled using an iPhone or iPad. AMI's extensive project list includes work for the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, National Football League, Space Center Houston and the London Bus Tour. The world-famous fountain show at the Bellagio in Las Vegas has been running without incident for 13 years with Alcorn McBride equipment. Kim Parrish has developed product catalogs, annual reports and publications for a variety of companies, including work for tiny start-ups as well as large operations like the Orange County Convention Center and Red Lobster®. His Orlando graphic design firm has produced cost-effective advertising and creative sales materials for over 15 years; including sales kits, websites, brochures, logos, outdoor and trade show displays. KPCS package design work has appeared on the shelves of major retailers including Target® and T.J.Maxx®.
September 2012—FLORIDA EYE CLINIC, a leading eye care group with 12 ophthalmologists and 14 optometrists practicing in 11 locations across Central Florida, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new marketing materials. With its 30,000 square foot main facility in Altamonte Springs, Florida Eye Clinic’s team of licensed medical professionals has provided a full spectrum of eye care since 1973, making it one of the most well-respected groups of its kind in the state. FEC ophthalmologists include physicians with special training in the fields of glaucoma, retina, cornea, ophthalmic plastic surgery and pediatric ophthalmology. Services include cataract/lens implant surgery, laser vision correction (LASIK), cornea transplant and more. All Florida Eye Clinic locations feature retail optical outlets, where contacts may be ordered and glasses are made in the company's own lab, to ensure quality and competitive prices. Kim Parrish has also developed medical branding and advertising work for Florida Hospital Centra Care® and Medplex® at Sand Lake Commons. His Orlando graphic design company develops cohesive branding, image collateral, websites, catalogs, package design and direct mail solutions for a wide range of companies; from tiny start-ups to national brands like Sam's Club® and NBC/Universal®.
November 2011—GALE PACIFIC® USA, global manufacturer of screening and shadecloth products, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new branding and marketing support materials. Gale maintains head office and corporate manufacturing operations in Australia, with sales and marketing operations in the United States, New Zealand, the Middle East and throughout Europe. Gale produces world-renowned Coolaroo® domestic shade fabric and leisure products which include shade sails, gazebos, umbrellas and window awnings. Under the Synthesis® brand, the company markets into agriculture, transport, display signage, water conservation, mining and a variety of resource industries. The products are designed to protect people, vehicles and outdoor living environments from the harmful effects of UV rays, hail and other adverse weather conditions, while enhancing architectural applications with a wide range of colors. Kim Parrish is an advertising consultant; his Orlando creative firm has developed cohesive branding, graphic design, ad campaigns, package design, website solutions and SEO for a broad spectrum of companies—from small start-up firms to global brands like Universal Studios® and Sam's Club®. The company has produced cost-effective branding solutions for over 15 years; including work for theme parks, government agencies, luxury resorts and manufacturers of various wholesale and retail products.
March 2010—IMEDIAREACH™ has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new branding and marketing support programs. Offering mobile marketing solutions to 266 million potential customers with its superior messaging platform, imediaReach™ is well positioned to quickly become a leader in the fast-growing Short Message Service (SMS) arena. Mobile short codes have been increasingly popular as a new media channel to communicate to the mobile consumer, and imediaReach™ management brings 50 years of telecommunications experience to market. Offering memorable short codes and imediaTrak™ results reporting, the company specializes in three areas of service—including consumer, event and alert messaging. imediaReach™ is powered by mobile marketing leader HipCricket®, which manages more short codes than any other company and has delivered more than 40,000 successful mobile campaigns. Kim Parrish is an advertising consultant, his Orlando creative firm develops cohesive branding, website solutions and SEO, print collateral, campaigns, and package design for a wide spectrum of companies—from small start-up firms to global brands like Wal-Mart® and NBC/Universal®.
January 2009—INJURY TO HEALTH, a chiropractic rehabilitation and wellness center for spinal adjustment, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new branding and marketing support programs. With an established, private practice in Central Florida since 1980, Dr. Mark Boylan, DC has provided individualized care for musculoskeletal injuries and other conditions for many satisfied patients. INJURY TO HEALTH strives to improve patient health through a program that targets and treats the source of chronic pain, as opposed to merely treating the symptoms with drugs. Dr. Boylan has served as an active member on the American Chiropractic Association Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness and the Academy of Industrial Health Consultants. He has also served as President of the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine. Kim Parrish is a branding consultant who has developed medical advertising work for Florida Hospital Centra Care®, NuVue Medical in Altamonte Springs and Florida Hospital Kissimmee. His Orlando design firm has developed advertising campaigns, print collateral, package design and direct mail solutions for a wide spectrum of companies for 15 years; from start ups to global brands like Wal-Mart® and NBC/Universal®.
October 2008—The Florida Association of Court Clerks Services Group, LLC, (FACC) has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to design the user interface for its new software application. The FACC is based in Tallahassee, and provides a wide range of services to Florida's Clerks of the Circuit Court and Comptrollers. Services include software applications, technical assistance, online credit card payment services and statewide Internet access to services and information maintained by Clerks of the Court and Comptrollers. KPCS has been hired to assist in developing the graphical user interface for the new CLERICUS case maintenance application, which will be used by Florida Clerks of the Court to maintain court records including Criminal, Civil, Traffic, Probate, Juvenile, Jury & Witness. Kim Parrish is a branding consultant. His Orlando creative firm has developed advertising campaigns, print collateral, package design and direct mail solutions for a wide spectrum of companies for 15 years. His client base has included a range of customers, from start-up companies to global brands like Wal-Mart® and NBC/Universal®.
September 2008—HALLIDAY PRODUCTS, manufacturer of aluminum and stainless steel products for municipal water treatment industries worldwide, has hired KPCS to develop large format panels for the branding of its new massive national trade show display. The unique display features KPCS product photography and stands 16 feet tall. The KPCS visuals feature an overview of Halliday's aluminum and stainless steel products for municipal water treatment industries, along with Retro-Grate,™ Halliday's fall-through prevention system for industrial water applications around the world. The new display will make its debut in Chicago at WEFTEC 08, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, recognized as the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world. The expansive show provides access to the most cutting-edge technologies in the field. The Orlando advertising firm lead by Parrish has produced cost-effective branding and image solutions for 15 years, including work for theme parks, government agencies, hotel chains and manufacturers of various wholesale and retail products.
August 2008—Kim Parrish has been chosen to assist in judging the 2008 Create Awards, a national competition showcasing work from advertising, design, film and interactive professionals and students, offering over $125,000 in prizes to winners. National promotional and prize Sponsors include Adobe®, Nikon®, Pantone® and Adweek®. Categories include Advertising, Film, Motion Graphics, Graphic Communication, Photography, Paper, Printing, Packaging, Interactive and Self Promotion. The Create Awards are judged by advertising and creative production professionals from around the nation. Parrish has served clients as an advertising consultant responsible for creative strategy, brand management, and advertising for the Florida-based Kim Parrish Creative Services for the past 14 years. Parrish has also served as a judge for the American Advertising Federation's Addy Awards and the Knight Images Awards for the University of Central Florida.
July 2008—KPCS has been busy developing large format displays for several clients.
KPCS has recently provided a variety of large format marketing materials for the ORLANDO FLEXTICKET™, including all new 2008 branding for the FlexTicket's bus fleet—featuring 40 foot long vinyl wraps for eight vehicles, a 24 foot long window display for Island One Resorts, a 13 foot long back-lit display for Orange Lake Resorts and a new 17 foot long display for Wal-Mart Stores.
The Orlando graphic design firm also produced new large format transit graphics for LIVIE® Bottled Spring Water, a Florida-based bottler and distributor offering home/office delivery and custom-labeled bottled water. The new truck graphics are part of a cohesive brand strategy KPCS started for the company when it developed the brand in 2007.
KPCS was also hired to produce and install a jumbo wall mural for the ROLL BAR™, Orlando's newest Rock and Roll Night Club now under construction in MetroWest. The giant vinyl image of Havasu Falls is 52 feet long and 28 feet high, accenting the Roll Bar's eclectic interior—which also features a 36 foot long neon hotel sign and a vintage Shelby Mustang. The Roll Bar is located in Veranda Park—Orlando’s largest urban town center under development, offering fine dining, sidewalk cafes, state of the art cinema, lake front amphitheater and imported sculptures, set in the architecture of an Italian village. Top
May 2008—KPCS is pleased to welcome an exciting new addition to the Orlando FlexTicket.™ AQUATICA™ – a whimsical, one-of-a-kind waterpark that’s only in Orlando and could only come from SeaWorld. Slides that spin and soak you, and the incredible signature ride—two 300-foot enclosed tube slides that send guests speeding through a lively lagoon filled with playful, black and white Commerson’s dolphins. Aquatica is where the fun is as endless as the sea itself. Kim Parrish Creative Services has provided marketing support services for the Orlando FlexTicket™ since 1999. The 5-Park Orlando FlexTicket™ provides unlimited admission for 5 consecutive days to Universal Studios®, Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, SeaWorld® Orlando, Wet ‘n Wild® Orlando and now Aquatica.™ The 6-Park Orlando FlexTicket™ PLUS also includes Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay. KPCS has been given responsibility for maintaining cohesive brand territory across a wide spectrum of media—including print advertising, bus fleet graphics, park signage and posters, point of purchase displays, ticket stock and print collateral for both domestic and international markets. Over the years, additional theme park and tourism experience has included work for Disney Worldwide Services®, Atlantis Submarines®, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and the Mexico Board of Tourism. Top
April 2008—KPCS package design work has been featured in the Spring issue of Create Magazine®, an award winning national publication that provides creative professionals with an insider's perspective on the people, news, trends and events that influence the advertising and creative production industries. Create contacted company founder and president Kim Parrish, who provided an interview to offer insights on 25 years of industry experience—including packaging for a variety of lines comprising nearly 200 products. KPCS package design work has appeared on retail shelves in Sears®, JCPenney®, TJ Maxx® and Discovery Channel® Stores, as well as gift shops across the nation. KPCS has helped clients launch many new products, and the company’s work has appeared in New York’s International Toy Fair for the last five years. Create Magazine's news bites, feature stories, business profiles and event listings give enterprising readers the information they need to get involved on the local level and network with their community's creative decision makers, encouraging partnerships and growth. Top
October 2007—BIOGREEN Insulation Sytems™—a Florida-based installer of spray foam insulation products aligned with green building practices, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to create its new brand, website and marketing materials. “Green building,” sometimes known as sustainable building or environmental building—is the practice of increasing the efficiency of buildings and their use of energy, while reducing impacts on the environment. Architects, builders and homeowners are seeking out soy-based foam for its many benefits, including special tax credits, environmental concerns and significantly lower electric bills. BIOGREEN's natural, soy-based foam insulation expands and fills all cavities—unlike traditional materials such as fiberglass, which cannot seal from stud to stud or around outlets. Kim Parrish is a branding consultant who has also developed industrial marketing materials for HARRIS Paints® and Harbco Construction®. KPCS continues to attract a diverse clientele; the Orlando advertising agency has produced branding and image solutions for over 10 years, including work for resorts, government agencies, hotel chains and manufacturers of various wholesale and retail products. Top
September 2007—Aqua Pure, LLC, a Florida-based bottler and distributor offering home/office delivery and custom-labeled bottled water, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to create its new LIVIE® Bottled Water brand, marketing materials and website. LIVIE's management team has delivered natural spring and distilled water across Central Florida for over a decade. New label printing equipment has been added to the company facility which allows LIVIE customers to feature their own company logos on the bottles. LIVIE bottles and coolers are equipped with the WaterGuard® system, eliminating spills during bottle change-out. Kim Parrish is a branding consultant who has developed food and beverage advertising work for Coca-Cola®, Red Lobster® and Nature's Table®. His Orlando agency has developed advertising campaigns, print collateral, package design and direct mail solutions for a wide spectrum of companies for over 12 years; from start ups to global brands like Wal-Mart® and NBC/Universal®. Top
June 2007—Curt Goad, an inspirational speaker and recording artist, has chosen Kim Parrish Creative Services to design and produce his new series of 26 books entitled ENCOURAGEMENT, THE ABC's. Curt has also worked with his family through Goad International,—a humanitarian, inter-faith organization that has distributed millions in food, clothing and medicine to over 70 countries throughout the world. The Goads also produce contemporary Christian music, and their latest album RED LETTER DAY is available at iTunes and major retailers across the nation. With a focus on encouragement, the hard cover books will feature 100 pages of Curt's uplifting quotes, positive life lessons and principle-based stories. The first two books will be available at select outlets nationwide in 2007, and from the author's website, www.curtgoad.com. Kim Parrish is a creative consultant offering over 25 years of advertising and branding experience. His Orlando graphic design firm provides packaging, advertising and print solutions for a diverse clientele; the company is a certified vendor of Harcourt School Publishers®. Parrish also developed children's books for the City of Orlando's recycling program and the award-winning Governor’s Commission Report for the State of Florida, Reinventing Florida's Government. Top
February 2007—Shoe Land®, an established family footwear retailer operating 16 stores located in Atlanta, Orlando, and Tampa, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop it's new logo and store branding system. The chain offers a combination of fashion and value with an emphasis on affordable prices. In addition, the company offers a large selection of handbags and other accessories. Shoe Land was founded in 1997 and is now celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The company plans on opening another six stores within the next two years. New stores opening in '07 will feature the KPCS logo on store fronts, along with new interior branding materials. All existing stores will receive the new branding in a phased approach. Kim Parrish is a creative consultant offering over 25 years of advertising and branding experience. His central Florida design firm has also provided retail branding, advertising and collateral solutions for Sam's Club®, Orlando Fashion Square Mall® and NBC/Universal®. KPCS package design work has appeared on the shelves of major retailers including Target® and T.J.Maxx®. Top
October 2006—Nu•Vue Medical, a state licensed, Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility offering complete diagnostic and prenatal 3D/4D ultrasound services in Central Florida, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to create its new brand and marketing materials. Nu•Vue Medical’s management team has provided quality services to physicians, specialists and hospitals across central Florida since 2001. Services include vascular ultrasound, complete abdominal, obstetrical and gynecological as well as keepsake OB, all provided by registered sonographers under supervision of a Board Certified Radiologist. NuVue Prenatal provides parents a heart-warming opportunity to bond with their babies by viewing their children in amazing detail on a 42-inch monitor while relaxing in the imaging studio. Kim Parrish has also developed medical branding and advertising work for Florida Hospital Centra Care® and Medplex at Sand Lake Commons. His Orlando graphic design firm develops cohesive branding, image collateral, catalogs, package design and direct mail solutions for a wide spectrum of companies; from tiny start ups to global brands like Wal-Mart® and NBC/Universal®. Top
July 2006—July 2006—Orlando Weddings, a complete wedding planner service and official wedding coordinator of Rosen Shingle Creek® Resort, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new brand identity, advertising program and marketing materials. Founded in 1999, Orlando Weddings has come under new management and the firm has increased its staff to better serve its customers. Orlando Weddings offers complete event design, budget preparation & planning, photography, video, floral, music, guest accommodations & travel services. Parrish has also developed special event materials for Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville and the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The Orlando advertising agency provides product and corporate branding, image collateral, websites, catalogs, package design and direct mail solutions. Top
February 2006—Presco Real Estate Group, a commercial development company with a portfolio of over $250 million in development work, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new brand and marketing materials. KPCS brand strategy positions Presco Real Estate Group over five "honeycombs," offering expertise in development, capital, construction, property management and realty. Recent projects include Citrus Tower Village, retail center with approximately 225,000 square feet of building space on 30 acres, anchored by Publix® and Belk®, valued at approximately $45 million, and College Station Center, a retail center with approximately 120,000 square feet of building space on 19 acres, anchored by Office Depot®, valued at approximately $30 million. Kim Parrish Creative Services has also developed extensive branding and image materials for the real estate division of Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville. The Orlando branding firm has provided creative work for a diverse clientele including Sam's Club®, NBC Universal®, and ADP® Advanced Data Processing. Top
January 2006—Sam's Club®, the nation's largest membership-only warehouse club, owned and operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop marketing collateral and advertising designed to promote its member services. One of the top priorities of KPCS is to design and produce an extensive Member Welcome Kit, to be distributed to millions of members in Clubs across the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii. In addition, KPCS will develop a cohesive print ad campaign designed to increase awareness of the various services Sam's Club offers with its Plus® Membership program. The print ads will run in Source®, which is Sam's Club's official member magazine, and Small Business Resource® which is distributed to over 4.5 million readers across the nation. KPCS will work directly with corporate offices in Bentonville, Arkansas. Since the first Sam's Club opened in 1983 in Oklahoma, the company has focused on serving the small business market. There are currently well over 500 Sam's Clubs in the U.S., boasting 46 million members. KPCS continues to attract a diverse clientele; the Orlando advertising boutique has produced cost-effective branding and image solutions for over 10 years, including work for theme parks, government agencies, hotel chains and manufacturers of various wholesale and retail products.Top
October 2005—The Villas at ChampionsGate, a luxury vacation condominium development located on the site of the $175 million Omni Orlando Resort, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to produce its new brand and advertising campaign. ChampionsGate is a 1,500 acre, master planned golf resort community featuring an arched entry, 4-Diamond Omni Orlando Resort with 730 guest rooms and suites, 36 holes of championship golf designed by Greg Norman, David Leadbetter Academy of Golf World Headquarters, 35,000 square foot clubhouse, European spa, 850 foot long winding river pool, eleven restaurants and shopping. The upscale Villas are now under construction and will feature luxurious interiors overlooking golf course and pool views. Parrish has also developed image advertising, corporate branding, direct mail and collateral for Palmas del Mar Resort in Puerto Rico, Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville, The World Golf Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine, and Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando. The Orlando ad agency opened its doors in 1994. Top
August 2005—The small business services division of global employee administration provider Advanced Data Processing, Inc. has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services in Orlando to develop new marketing materials. With more than 450,000 clients in 23 countries, ADP is the world's leading provider of computerized payroll services, also focusing on employer-related functions and compliance issues that require extensive processing and record keeping for companies of all sizes. Based in Roseland, New Jersey, ADP Small Business Services provides payroll management, tax and compliance services, human resource management and benefits administration. Since opening its doors in 1994, Kim Parrish Creative Services has provided marketing materials for a diverse group of both large and small businesses. Serving companies in need of more than a graphic designer, Parrish offers over 20 years of advertising and branding experience. The Orlando creative firm develops product and corporate branding, image collateral, catalogs, package design and direct mail solutions. Top
March 2005—Kim Parrish has been asked to assist in judging the 2005 Knight Images Awards for the University of Central Florida. The advertising/public relations club of UCF, known as Quotes, hosts the Knight Images Awards Show annually to showcase the talents of the students in the Nicholson School of Communication. Directed by Dr. Mary Shaver, the NSOC offers undergraduate degrees in advertising/public relations, journalism, organizational communication and radio/television. Graduate students may earn a master’s degree in either the mass communication or the organizational communication areas. There are over two thousand students enrolled in the school. The awards event will be held April 9 in Orlando. Parrish has also served as a judge for the American Advertising Federation's Addy Awards. Top
February 2005—Platinum Home Construction, Inc. has selected Kim Parrish Creative Services as agency of record to develop its branding and advertising programs. PHCI will position itself as a luxury vacation home builder, offering three, four and five bedroom models with tile roofs, red brick pavers and designer pools. The company is led by Ron Choler, former director of operations for Solivita. The builder will offer several models from the low 300's, targeting the vacation market and building in Millbrook Manor and Winslow Estates, planned gated communities in South Lake County.Top
January 2005—A chain of frozen dessert shops in central Florida has selected Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its storefront branding and menu design. Smoothy Bee offers a variety of fruit smoothies, ice cream treats and baked confections, with locations in Oviedo MarketPlace, West Oaks Mall and Festival Bay. Parrish has produced similar food and beverage marketing support for other restaurants, including Red Lobster Inns, Olive Garden and Nature's Table. The Orlando graphic design company led by Parrish has also provided retail branding, advertising and collateral solutions for the Orlando Fashion Square Mall and Universal Orlando Resort. Top
November 2004—Kim Parrish Creative Services is observing its 10 year anniversary in Orlando this month. Parrish began his career under advertising veterans Peter Yesawich and Norm Sandhaus, where he was responsible for developing branding and collateral for the Mexican Board of Tourism and Red Lobster® Inns. Catering to clients who need more than a graphic designer, Parrish brings to market over 20 years of advertising and branding experience. After starting the firm in 1994, Parrish has served a diverse clientele including theme parks, government agencies, luxury resorts, toy makers, hotel chains and commercial/residential developers. A special anniversary message is posted on the company website. Top
October 2004—Kim Parrish Creative Services has been selected to develop an international print campaign for StarPort USA, providing aircraft services at the Orlando Sanford International Airport. The new series is comprised of six full page ads showcasing Starport's facility and services, including FAA approved aircraft repairs, 100,000 square feet of hangar space, level III NDT laboratory, avionics and a 15,000 square foot aircraft paint facility. The location features 10 Acres of ramp area capable of handling a Boeing 747. StarPort is a Conoco Phillips® Aviation Performance Center, owned and operated by Cambata Aviation Intl. of Milboro, VA. Service is the backbone of Cambata Aviation’s parent company, the Cambata Groups. Chairman Kershi Cambata established India’s first bizav operation with nine helos and four fixed-wing aircraft. Today, Cambata Aviation India employees over 3000 and provides ground handling services for 15 airlines. The new KPCS ads are currently running in Aviation International News, mailed worldwide to a BPA-audited circulation of 34,700 aviation professionals in 172 countries. Top
September 2004—Platinum Properties of Central Florida has contracted Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its corporate brand identity and marketing materials. KPCS will support the brand with new image collateral and a parallel website. Operating out of offices in Celebration, Florida, Platinum Properties is recognized as Central Florida's Premier Vacation Home Developer, featuring gated properties like Wiltshire Estates and Millbrook Manor. The design firm will also provide Platinum with conceptual renderings. KPCS has also developed extensive branding and image materials for the real estate and resort divisions of Amelia Island Plantation. Top
August 2004—Harris Paints, Orlando division of Lanco & Harris of Puerto Rico, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to promote its products and services to professional contractors starting with a direct mail campaign. Operating out of its new 100,000 square-foot corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility here in Orlando, Harris offers supplies and authorized equipment repairs to the trade. The company produces four major product lines of paints, caulking and coatings for distribution throughout the southeast. Harris customers include The Home Depot, Wal-Mart and Sears. The Harris facility was developed by the Blanco Group, the largest manufacturer of paints and adhesives in the Caribbean and the Southeastern U.S. Top
June 2004—Halliday Products, Inc. has selected Kim Parrish Creative Services as agency of record to develop the product brand and advertising program for Retro-Grate,™ Halliday's fall-through prevention system for industrial water applications across the nation. Halliday offers aluminum and stainless steel products for municipal/industrial water and wastewater treatment industries worldwide. To begin, KPCS will produce a targeted direct mail campaign and national trade magazine advertising program designed to launch the new Retro-Grate brand while enhancing the existing corporate brand for the 30 year old Orlando based company. Top
May 2004—Congo River Golf has selected Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop the new brand for its $10 million collection of miniature golf courses across Florida. The new brand is being phased into all advertising and sales materials. KPCS has also designed and produced new image collateral, location photography, identity package and website for the five locations in Orlando, Altamonte Springs, Kissimmee, Daytona and Clearwater. Top
August 2003—Chandler & Greene, Inc. a corporation offering organic cotton products has selected KPCS to create its corporate brand and advertising program. The small Orlando creative firm maintains a low profile, but has developed new brands, advertising and packaging for a wide spectrum of products and companies... the firm's packaging work has appeared on the shelves of major retailers like JC Penney and T J Maxx. According to Parrish, KPCS strives to create "emotional branding" for its clients. Its work for Chandler & Greene targets a market that appreciates the softness and earth-friendly benefits of organic cotton. The brand will be supported by advertising, new collateral materials and a parallel web presence. Top
March 2003—The Orlando design firm Kim Parrish Creative Services has been hired by Infotrac Corporation, a Leesburg based provider of HAZMAT training and shipping supplies, to develop a 44 page catalog promoting its products. The new brand positioning statement will be "The HAZMAT Solution Company," as KPCS attempts to adjust Infotrac's image to more accurately reflect its line of products and services in the hazardous materials industry. According to Parrish, the catalog will be an ideal tool for Infotrac to present a new image to its global customer list of more than 23,000 businesses. Top
February 2002—An Orlando creative firm has been chosen to produce the new image collateral for the World Golf Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine, Florida. Targeting the meetings market, and bannering its efforts "Championship Meetings," Kim Parrish Creative Services will present planners with a conference kit showcasing the resort's 26,450 square foot ballroom and adjacent St. Johns County Convention Center, which is nestled amidst courses designed by Sam Snead, Bobby Weed, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. The site is also home to the World Golf Hall of Fame and an IMAX® theater. Parrish has also developed meeting and convention collateral for Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville and the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Top
November 2001—A provider of HAZMAT training and shipping supplies has chosen KPCS to develop direct mail programs promoting its products. Infotrac protects more than 23,000 businesses and annually manages over 10,000 hazardous materials incidents nationwide. Top
May 2000—Vendors Repair Service, a 23 year old industry leader, has launched a new ad campaign. The ad series features colorful cartoon characters representing broken, angry and rebellious vending equipment in need of repair. A coin changer spits coins in one ad, a dollar bill changer chomps money in another, and a circuit board sparks and sputters while the ad reminds readers of the profits they lose when their equipment is down. The concept and copy for the campaign was developed by Kim Parrish Creative Services in Orlando. Parrish, an award winning advertiser, is also a traditional and digital illustrator; he created the original artwork for the VRS characters. Kim developed similar characters to help launch the recycling program for the city of Orlando, and his artwork has appeared in marketing programs for the Orange County Convention Center, Grand Cypress Resort and Amelia Island Plantation. Top
January 2000—Kim Parrish Creative Services has been hired to develop marketing and sales collateral for Harbco Construction. The new creative will be designed to boost Harbco's corporate image and highlight the firm's experience as it competes for construction projects across Florida and the Southeast. Harbco project experience includes work for Texaco, Chile's and Office Depot. Catering to clients who need more than freelance design but want to avoid a large agency, KPCS has provided advertising, brand consulting and package design to businesses since Parrish founded the company in 1994. Top
October 1999—An executive training program for students with sessions in Orlando, Washington, Israel and Moscow has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop its new brand image and advertising materials. The school was founded by Dr. Jay Strack, corporate offices are located in Orlando. According to Parrish, the new brand will allow SLU to attract students with a more progressive look and feel than it has had in the past. KPCS is celebrating its five year anniversary, offering brand consulting, advertising, packaging and other services to a variety of businesses. Top
January 1999—The Orlando creative firm led by Kim Parrish has developed a new brand of outdoor exploration gear targeted to the youth market. Action Products, which has relied on KPCS for similar work for five years, tapped the design firm again to create product branding and package design for its new Earth-Tech line. A tagline positions the brand as "outfitters for young explorers" and the series of outdoor themed products includes "Wayfinder Binoculars," the "Enviroscope," a handheld telescope and the "Treasure Tracker," a battery powered metal detector. According to Parrish, the firm will also provide photography and package design for the line. Top
January 1999—The creative team led by Kim Parrish here in Orlando has developed more new brands for educational toys. Action Products called on the design firm to develop product branding and package design for its new collectibles destined for TJ Maxx stores... the die-cast series of space vehicles, ships and planes and will comprise three brands; SpaceMasters, SeaMasters and SkyMasters. Each set will contain five miniature replicas based on historical and modern machines. Top
January 1999—An executive committee representing five Orlando theme parks has chosen Kim Parrish Creative Services to provide marketing support services for the Orlando FlexTicket™, a multi-day theme park ticket offering admission to Universal's Islands of Adventure®, Universal Studios®, SeaWorld® Orlando, Wet n' Wild® Orlando and Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay. The Orlando FlexTicket™ is an established, multi-million dollar product, and offers guests unlimited access to any of the five participating parks. KPCS has been given responsibility for maintaining cohesive brand territory across a wide spectrum of media including print advertising, bus fleet graphics, park signage and posters, point of purchase displays, ticket stock and print collateral for both domestic and international markets. The advertising design firm led by Parrish opened its doors in 1994, and offers brand consulting, advertising, identity and packaging solutions to a diverse client list. Additional theme park and tourism experience includes work for Disney Worldwide Services®, Atlantis Submarines®, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and the Mexico Board of Tourism.Top
July 1998—Kim Parrish Creative Services advertising campaign for the new Amelia Inn and Beach Club has earned a Gold Award in the HSMAI Advertising Awards Competition. The ad series targets meeting planners with 2-page spread placements, and an eco-friendly creative message. According to Jim Tierney, Vice President of Marketing for Amelia Island Plantation, the new Amelia Inn and Beach Club opened in May of 1998 with more than 65% of projected Group Room Nights on the books, exceeding all forecasts for the first year of operation of the new facility. Parrish has provided marketing support for Amelia Island Plantation for over five years. The 1,300 acre oceanside golf and tennis resort is located in Jacksonville, Florida. Top
January 1998—One of the world's leading producers of religious recordings, has hired Kim Parrish Creative Services to design and produce its annual catalog of products and services. CDI produces narrated recordings of the Bible in twelve languages. Products are offered in cassette and compact disc formats. The company also offers audio and video duplication services to a national customer base. The advertising design firm led by Parrish has produced several catalogs previously for CDI, providing turn-key production including photography and printing. The new catalogs will debut at the annual convention of National Religious Broadcasters in Washington, D.C. Top
September 1997—The Orlando advertising design firm Kim Parrish Creative Services will produce the new image collateral for Palmas del Mar Resort in Humacao, Puerto Rico. The oceanside resort features private beaches and a full host of amenities, including two 18 hole golf courses, the largest private tennis facility in the Caribbean, a marina and equestrian center. The project will begin with new location photography. Parrish has developed advertising and marketing materials for the travel and leisure market for over 15 years, including work for Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando and Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville. Top
May 1997—Action Products International has chosen Kim Parrish Creative Services as brand managers of its new educational toy line. The Space Voyagers™ line will include a diverse selection of authentic figurines and play sets based on the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programs of NASA. KPCS is responsible for consumer and trade advertising, package design, product catalogs and retail point of purchase. The design firm is based in Orlando, company president Kim Parrish said his firm would coordinate with various Asian suppliers overseas for printing and production. The line will make its debut in January at New York's International Toy Fair. Top
November 1996—Kim Parrish Creative Services has been chosen to develop collateral materials for several national hoteliers, including Holiday Inns®, Holiday Inn Express®, Best Western® and Embassy Suites®. KPCS will work through the marketing team of Brochure Graphics while servicing the new accounts. Top
July 1995—A leading producer of religious recorded products has chosen Kim Parrish Creative Services to develop branding and packaging for several of its product lines. The products include a line of compact discs with Biblical narration and a line of children's videos featuring biblical heroes and characters. KPCS will be packaging and marketing materials for both lines in English and Spanish. The narration products will be sold through JC Penney retail stores. Top
April 1995— A design firm in Orlando has been hired by Action Products to develop product branding and package design for several toy lines, including the Woodkits™ line, a collection of 66 products targeted to the edu-toy market across the nation. KPCS will provide brand development, photo direction, package design and instruction sheets for the toy company. The products will be distributed in specialty toy retailers and gift shops across the nation. Top
November 1994—After 14 years of award-winning creative work for top local agencies, Kim Parrish has started a new firm. Parrish began his career under advertising veterans Peter Yesawich and Norm Sandhaus, where he was responsible for developing the brand and collateral materials for the Mexican Board of Tourism and menu design services for Red Lobster Inns. Operating out of offices based in Apopka, Kim Parrish Creative Services serves well-known clients like Arnold Palmer Golf Management in Orlando and Amelia Island Plantation in Jacksonville. The company offers a diverse array of marketing support services, including product and corporate brand consulting, advertising design, illustration, photography, copywriting, digital production and print management. Top