Category: Special Events

It’s Official! Art San Diego Is Moving Downtown for the 2019 Show

Art San Diego, the county’s premier contemporary fine art show, is moving downtown to the San Diego Convention Center for its 11th annual show Oct. 10-13. The show moves from the Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, where it has been the past two years. Art San Diego, with presenting sponsor UBS Financial Services, […]

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San Diego Pride Parade And Festival Breaks Attendance Records With The Help Of Lee And London’s PR Expertise

SD Pride Parade Hosted Over 275 Contingents, 300,000 spectators and sold a record-breaking number of festival tickets. Lee and London was honored to volunteer our time and PR experience for the 46th annual San Diego Pride, led by our own Chloe Janda! We’ve been implementing strategic PR tactics all year for the parade and festival, […]

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Confessions of a PR Intern: Sometimes you just have to WINE

I didn’t know what to expect working for a public relations firm this Summer. I had some ideas in mind…. maybe lots of writing? Social media blasts? Busy work? Running errands and getting coffee orders? Well, my first week on the job did include some of these, but it was far more exciting than I […]

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Welk Resorts ShamROCKS Local TV Segments to Promote Spring Fling-St. Patrick’s Family Festival

Welk Resorts hosted its 4th Annual Spring Fling St. Patrick’s Family Festival in Escondido” March 16-17, giving families across San Diego County a chance to experience fun games, carnival rides, delectable Irish-themed cuisine, live music performances and more! Needless to say, our team had a blast pitching this event! L&L PR secured great media coverage, […]

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L&L PR Founder and CEO Selected as American Business Awards Judge

The American Business Awards (a.k.a. The Stevie Awards) selection process is underway, and we are so proud to announce L&L PR Founder and CEO Brendi Rawlin was hand-selected to be a judge on the Corporate Communications, Investor Relations and Public Relations Awards Committee. The committee consists of public relations professionals around the world, from Australia […]

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Melissa Etheridge to Headline San Diego Pride Festival

Melissa Etheridge will headline the 2019 San Diego Pride Festival, Variety can exclusively announce. The festival will take place in the city’s Balboa Park July 13-14 and will host over 90 musical acts across four stages. A limited amount of Etheridge meet-and-greet tickets are available; tickets for the Festival are on sale at www.bit.ly/sdf19 The singer will release her […]

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San Diego International Jewish Film Fest Kicks Off Thursday and Runs through Feb. 17

New this year: Download the Festival APP in the iTunes/Android Stores We are THRILLED to work with the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture on their San Diego International Film Festival kicking off Thursday and running through February 17. The films will screen at four venues this year, Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18, Reading Cinemas […]

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Art San Diego Returns with [ALLURE] Theme and New Access to Art Program to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Tickets On Sale Now For San Diego County’s Largest Contemporary Fine Art Show Redwood Media group announces the return of Art San Diego, the county’s premiere contemporary fine art show, for its 10-year anniversary from Oct. 18 – Oct. 21, 2018, at the Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Art San Diego, with presenting sponsor […]

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Our Publicist Chloe Janda is San Diego Pride’s 2018 ‘Volunteer of the Year’

On the weekend of July 13, our very own Chloe Janda volunteered her time to run the San Diego LGBT Pride PR campaign for the second year in a row. San Diego Pride is a nonprofit organization that sponsors a weekend long celebration, fostering pride and respect for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Chloe […]

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Live Long and Drink Wine

They say a glass of wine a day keeps doctor away. Although at Vintage Hollywood, there was probably more than just one glass…  On June 9, Vintage Hollywood raised more than $200,000 at its annual food and wine tasting event, benefiting  The People Concern, one of LA’s largest nonprofits fighting homelessness. The fundraiser could not […]

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Casino Pauma Announces 2018 Entertainment Schedule

I don’t know what we’re more excited about: Trace Adkins, 38 Special or Thunder from Down Under!  Lucky for us, we may have a connection or two (wink, wink) so we can make it to all of these incredible concerts at Casino Pauma.  Their new Entertainment venue is amazing – state-of-the-art sound and lighting to […]

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WildAid Gala Raises Record $2.9 Million

Actor Josh Duhamel Presented with Wildlife Champion Award Saturday, November 11 at Charity’s Annual Fundraising Gala in Los Angeles (November 12, 2017 – Beverly Hills, Calif.) – WildAid, the global nonprofit organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, held its annual fundraising gala, “An Evening With WildAid,” Saturday, November 11 at the […]

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Art San Diego Thrives at New Del Mar Venue, Announces 2018 Dates

One of the nation’s largest and most respected contemporary art shows, Art San Diego will return to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for its 10th Anniversary Oct. 18–21, 2018 (November 5, 2017 – San Diego) Redwood Media Group, which owns and operates Art San Diego along with five other art shows: Artexpo New York, Artexpo Las […]

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Art San Diego Moves to Del Mar: Show Slated for Sept. 28-Oct 1

Largest Contemporary Art Show in San Diego Moves to Del Mar Fairgrounds; 15,000 Expected over Four Days of Exhibitions, Special Events and Art Talks 2017 SHOW HOURS First Preview (UBS & Collectors Club/Invitation Only): Thursday, Sept. 28 from 5 – 7 p.m. *Special Press-only preview Thursday, Sept. 28 from 4 – 5 p.m. Opening Night Preview […]

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“UNCORKED for a Cause” Returns April 21: Happy-Hour Style, Blind Wine Tasting Raises Funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito

The Junior Board of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito today announced the return of popular wine tasting fundraiser “UNCORKED for a Cause.” The event will take place Friday, April 21 from 7-9:00 p.m. at a new venue,Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Center for a Healthy Lifestyle, which includes a half acre […]

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Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Tap Lee and London for Youth of the Year Awards

We’re excited to announce our new client the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito! The north county clubs are celebrating their 50th birthday with the annual Youth of the Year Celebration at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Infield Pavilion on Friday, August 5. The Youth of the Year Awards acknowledges teens ages 14-18 for their achievements […]

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Lee and London Welcomes New Client Berry Best Chocolate Fest

The Berry Best Chocolate Fest is Coming to Liberty Station March 19 Sample Sensational Chocolates and Shop for Easter: Family Friendly Event Features Chocolate Pie Eating Contest, Cupcake Decorating Station, an Easter Bunny Photo Booth and San Diego’s Tastiest Chocolates The Berry Best Chocolate Fest comes to Liberty Station on Saturday, March 19 from 11:00 […]

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Lee and London Tapped for PR and Marketing for San Diego Festival of Beer

Lee and London PR is excited to announce it’s expanded role for the San Diego Festival of Beer in 2016. Lee and London will manage the festival website, all marketing and advertising as well as PR and social media. This year, the festival has adopted a political theme as it’s just one month out from […]

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Sikk Shades Inaugural Summer Surf Series: The Bro-Mo Tour

All summer long we are teaming up with our client, Sikk Shades, as we will be hosting the inaugural Bro-Mo Tour. We will be cruising up and down Highway 101 searching for the next best talent. For the first stop of the Tour, we nestled onto Pipes Beach in Encinitas. The punchy beach break offered stellar […]

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Dropping in: First-Ever U.S. Skateboarding Championships are under way

It has been over 20 years since a true national skateboarding contest — one that isn’t invite only — was held in the U.S. World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) – the leading global skateboarding events management company — has partnered with leading independent skate shops across the nation. Eleven regional qualifying contests will be held […]

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Lemon Zest & Garlic Fest Chooses Lee and London to Promote Inaugural Foodie Fest

Hold on to your Taste Buds: Lemon Zest & Garlic Fest is Coming to Downtown’s Waterfront Park July 18  Ultimate Summer Foodie Festival will Feature Beer Garden, Tasting Competition, Live Entertainment and Fun Activities for the Whole Family (San Diego, CA—May 4, 2015) San Diego has a new foodie fest to get excited about: The […]

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Sikk Shades by Eddie Bauer Jr to Sponsor TransWorld Skateboarding’s ‘Come Up Tour’

Third annual skate contest series will cover six cities in six weeks (Houston, TX—May 6, 2015) Sikk Shades® – a new line of performance eyewear for the action sports market – is proud to sponsor TransWorld’s Come Up Tour. Starting May 9, the third annual amateur skate contest series will be touring the U.S. for […]

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Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa

Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa Oct. 7-10   For the first time, top finishers of international and U.S. contests, including Dew Tour, X Games, U.S. Skateboarding Championships and Street League, to earn spots in World Championships (Sacramento, Calif. – February 24, 2015) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today that Kimberley, South […]

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Global Skateboarding Summit in Istanbul

L&L Client World Skateboarding Federation Announces Global Skateboarding Summit  May 22-24Early Registration Now Open through Feb. 28  (Istanbul, Turkey – February 12, 2015) — World Skateboarding Federation today announced that registration is now open for the first-ever Global Skateboarding Summit. The three-day summit will be held at the Conrad Hotel in Istanbul, May 22-24, 2015.  Attendees […]

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Press Release: KDC Announces 2015 Schedule

KIMBERLEY DIAMOND CUP PRESENTED BY KUMBA IRON ORE ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE World Skateboarding Grand Prix today released the Kimberley Diamond Cup (KDC) presented by Kumba Iron Ore schedule for 2015. Hosted in partnership with the Northern Cape Provincial Government, the Kimberley Diamond Cup will feature three Grand Slam regional qualifying events and fourteen Skateboarding for […]

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I got bit by a lion in Africa

Ok, fine, it was a BABY lion…but it still stung pretty good and left an awesome bruise! So why was I in Africa? I was there with our client World Skateboarding Grand Prix, the leading global skate events management company, which runs the Skateboarding World Championships that were held in 2014 at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in […]

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Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler Edges Out Australian Tommy Fynn to Win World Skateboarding Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup

(Kimberley, South Africa – October 5, 2014) – The 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup concluded today in dramatic fashion. It was an all-out battle in the Street Championship Semi Finals with Nyjah Huston upset in the first round by the Netherlands’ Nassim Guammaz. Guammaz lost to Brazilian Kevin Hoefler in the […]

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Catch All the Action From the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa LIVE Webcast Oct 4-5

(Sacramento, CA- October 02, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix — the leading international skateboarding events management company — today announced the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup, presented by Kumba Iron Ore, will be webcast LIVE online at www.KimberleyDiamondCup.com Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5. The event will also be broadcast live on Supersport, […]

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2014 Skateboarding World Championships Return to Kimberley, South Africa

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 25, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix – the leading international skateboarding event management company — today announced the street lineup for the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Presented by Kumba Iron Ore. Read more…

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Check out the San Diego Festival of Beer on KUSI San Diego

Thanks to Culture Brewing Co, Groundswell Brewing Company, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and Carri Larsen-Chandler for helping us with our spot on KUSI Good Morning San Diego! Watch the San Diego Festival of Beer on KUSI San Diego: San Diego Festival of Beer on KUSI News

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Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 10, 2014) –World Skateboarding Grand Prix today announced the lineup for the Vert and MiniMega Skateboarding World Championships as well as the Women’s Street Skateboarding World Championships, three of the 10 official events that make up the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships returning to Kimberley, South Africa Oct. 2-5. Read more…

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WSGP to Host US Skateboarding Championships in 2015

Qualifying Events to be held in Multiple US Cities Beginning June 2015; Winners of US Championships Earn Trip to 2015 World Skateboarding Championships (Sacramento, Calif. – August 19, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today it will expand in the US next summer, bringing at least three qualifying events to cities across the US, […]

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Coronado Brewing Co. Creates Special Edition San Diego Festival of Beer Brew

(San Diego, CA – August 14, 2014) – San Diego Festival of Beer officials announced today that Coronado Brewing Company will release a special brew for the San Diego Festival of Beer’s 20th Anniversary. The limited edition beer, which Coronado Brewing has dubbed ‘SD Party Pilsner,’ is being brewed for keg release.  The brewery will also […]

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WSGP Announces Turkey Skateboarding Championships

Grand Slam Series to Include Three Qualifier Events Culminating in Turkey Skateboarding Championships in Istanbul on May 31, 2015 (Sacramento, Calif. – August 5, 2014) — World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) today announced it will bring the Grand Slam series of skateboarding contests to Turkey in 2015, culminating in the first-ever Turkey Skateboarding Championships in Istanbul […]

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Rider Cup New York Kicks Off July 12

The World Skateboarding Rider Cup New York begins this weekend with the first contest kicking off Saturday, July 12 at noon at the Lower East Side (L.E.S.) Skatepark in Manhattan. The Rider Cup Team Championships run for six consecutive Saturdays, stopping in each of NYC’s five boroughs: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Local […]

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