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Win a $529 CollegeCounts Contribution for Your May Newborn

May has already come and gone but we are still celebrating “5-2-9 Day.”

Named after Section 529 of the IRS Code, states nationwide with 529 college savings plans celebrate May 29th every year. And the state of Alabama wants to celebrate by investing in the future.

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The NBA Cares (About You and Your Social Networks)

On February 27th, Steph Curry capped off one of the more remarkable regular season games in NBA history.

Gracefully, effortlessly, he nailed a 28 foot game-winning buzzer beater—his 12th three-pointer of the night. Read More

Creativity, News

All Eyes On Red Mountain: Schaeffer Eye Center Unveils Sculpture

Notice anything different on Red Mountain Expressway today? How about a gigantic pair of glasses?

Throughout the past couple days, crews have mounted the glasses on a billboard, based on a new sculpture at Red Mountain Park. The project is the brainchild of optometrist Dr. Jack Schaeffer of Schaeffer Eye Center – with some Big design magic.

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Pop Stars and Pop Tops: Share a Song at Uptown Goes Red

earworm (îr′wûrm′) n. 1. A melody or a portion of a piece of music that is involuntarily repeated in one’s mind.

Last year, everyone ran to their local grocer or gas station to locate that special can of Coca-Cola featuring their name on the label.

This made most people feel instantly famous. For people like me with oddly spelled names, we smiled politely while our friend Jenny squealed with glee at spotting her name on a bottle.

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Creativity, News

Ten Questions with Birmingham Hammers President/Co-Founder Morgan Copes

Attention citizens of Birmingham: We have a professional soccer team.

This Saturday, the Birmingham Hammers begin their inaugural 13-game campaign in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), where they’ll compete with neighboring teams like the New Orleans Jesters, Nashville FC, Georgia Revolution, and Knoxville Force.

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BIG Happenings, News

Five Years In, Bo Bikes Bama is Stronger Than Ever

April 27, 2011 is a date that will remain emblazoned on the hearts of Alabamians forever.

We were ripped apart yet united by a community of love in a time of great sadness and need.

Enter: Bo Jackson. Bo sat in his home in Chicago watching stories of the devastation of his home state. He knew he had to do something. To rebuild, repair, and protect. To remember the 243 lives lost on that day. Read More

Creativity, News

Local Love Shines Through at the 2016 Birmingham ADDYs

Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to love the city of Birmingham.

Whether you grew up around here and you’ve witnessed the Renaissance first-hand or you’re a transplant helping add to the vibrant community, it’s hard to miss all the wonderful things happening in our city.

Especially if you’re in the advertising industry.

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BIG Happenings, News

Big Tapped as Media Agency of Record for Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Birmingham-based Big Communications has been selected by Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. (“Coca-Cola UNITED”) – also headquartered in Birmingham and the third-largest bottler of Coca-Cola products nationwide – as its media agency of record to lead all broadcast, out-of-home and digital media purchasing efforts.

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BIG Happenings, News

2016 Birmingham ADDYs: Big Communications Brings Home 31 Trophies

We love celebrating Birmingham’s creative community, especially when we get to witness the wonderful work that our friends and neighbors are doing.

So, naturally, every year we look forward to Birmingham’s annual American Advertising Awards, lovingly known as the Birmingham ADDYs. And this year was no disappointment.

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BIG Happenings, News

Big Announces New Leaders, Promotions in Media, Digital, Public Relations, Account Management, and Creative

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 21, 2016) – Alabama-based Big Communications recently promoted eight of its employees to heightened roles within their departments.

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