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Agnes Gomes-Koizumi, Principal
Agnes is a public relations professional with more than nine years demonstrated media relations and management expertise. She has spearheaded campaigns for international trade organizations, technology sector businesses, green tech / clean tech and blockbuster exhibitions. She has serviced numerous trade, b2b, technology, cultural and entertainment media relations campaigns.
Agnes has excelled in developing ‘topical’ pitches and is able to both take advantage of news items as they appear while simultaneously developing angles to best highlight a clients needs. Both a planner and an implementer, Agnes’ campaigns are carefully thought-out and executed. With her deep background in marketing, Agnes has had success helping clients resonate with their target audiences by introducing a myriad of creative opportunities, speaking engagements, sponsorships and strategic partnerships. Agnes has worked with both start-up and established companies to develop key branding and long term media relations strategy.
In addition to media work, Agnes served as the Director of the Americas for the Mobile Entertainment Forum, a non-profit group with a goal to grow business opportunities worldwide. While at MEF, Agnes developed strong connections to entertainment and tech media. She also developed key programs at major entertainment and tech conferences, including Digital Hollywood, CTIA & CES.
Agnes has created thousands of print impressions in traditional publications and on-line syndicates, including: the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall St. Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Financial Times, Investors Business Daily, Los Angeles Business Journal, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and others. Television coverage included CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, KTLA, KTTV, KCET and their network affiliates. Radio results included NPR, KPCC, KCRW, KPFK, KNX, KFWB, KJLH, KROQ and others. Major features have also been secured in prominent lifestyle, tech, entertainment, art, shelter, luxury and architectural publications in English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and the Indian languages.
Agnes holds her Masters in Museum Studies and an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. She has worked in the museum community for the past ten years, with positions at Pacific Asia Museum, J. Paul Getty Museum, Sacramento Zoological Society, Ontario Science Center, Royal Ontario Museum and the Metropolitan Toronto Zoological Association. She was a founding member of the Los Angeles Museum Marketing Roundtable, Pasadena Museum Marketing Association and the Playhouse District Marketing Committee. Her research has been published by the College of William and Mary and the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in the Netherlands.