2016 Year in Review


It’s been a banner year for MP&F! In 2016, we helped more than 100 clients across a variety of industries connect with their audiences through media relations, advertising, social media, web design, event management, community relations, grassroots outreach, video and more. We’re proud to share these highlights with you: Thank you for your support! Your friends at MP&F Public … [Read more...]

Our Time With the Marines During Marine Week Nashville


Marine Week, the Corps’ largest community outreach event of the year, was held in Nashville, Sept. 7–11. MP&F had the honor and pleasure of working with the Corps on this large-scale project. There were more than 80 events across the city celebrating “Community, Country and Corps,” during a five-day span. Without getting into too much detail in this blog post, there was a lot of planning and … [Read more...]

Marine Week Nashville Honors 9/11 With Remembrance Ceremony

Marine Week 2016

Marine Week Nashville closes on Sunday, Sept. 11, with the city’s largest 9/11 ceremony to date, a demonstration of Marine Corps aircraft and equipment near the Cumberland River, and the Marines’ joining forces with the Tennessee Titans for the start of the National Football League season. The public is invited to join the Marines and community leaders at War Memorial Plaza from 9–10 a.m. for a … [Read more...]

Marines Roll Through Lower Broadway in Saturday Parade

Marine Week 2016

The Marine Week Nashville festivities continue into the weekend with a boot camp challenge and a parade unlike any the city has ever seen, the latter rolling through Lower Broadway on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 5–6 p.m. The public is invited to take in the sights of more than 700 Marines’ ascending from Fifth Avenue to Riverfront Park. The sounds of the full ceremonial Marine Band San Diego will … [Read more...]

Marine Corps Demo Will Rock Downtown Nashville on Friday

Marine Week 2016

From the air, land, sea … and the Cumberland River! Please join the U.S. Marines as they demonstrate the Marine Corps Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) in downtown Nashville’s Riverfront Park. The first of two Marine Air-Ground Task Force demonstrations will be held at Riverfront Park on Friday, Sept. 9, from 1:15–1:45 p.m. The demo will be followed by a high-energy concert from Marine Band San … [Read more...]

Marine Week Nashville Commences With Musical Opening Ceremony

Marine Week 2016

The first day of Marine Week Nashville (Sept. 7–11) will be commemorated with a music-filled opening ceremony and celebration in Public Square Park on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 6–8 p.m. Mayor Megan Barry, whose father was a Marine, and U.S. Marine Corps leadership will open the ceremony with remarks and will present a proclamation before yielding the stage to performances by country music singer … [Read more...]

The Marines are coming!


More than 700 Marines are headed to Music City! MP&F Public Relations is working with the United States Marine Corps on their largest community outreach event of the year: Marine Week from Sept. 7 to 11. The events will feature hands-on displays, live demonstrations, time-honored Marine Corps traditions, an array of musical performances by the Marines and other artists, and additional … [Read more...]

U.S. Marine Corps Prepares To Storm Nashville

Marine Week Nashville Schedule

The full schedule for Marine Week Nashville was released today at a news conference with Mayor Megan Barry at Public Square, adjacent to the Metro Courthouse. The event’s theme of “Community, Country and Corps” will offer more than 80 free, public events across the city Sept. 7–11. The opening ceremony, which is also being held at Public Square, will kick the week off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 6 … [Read more...]

Marine Week Lands in Nashville

Marine Week Nashville

The United States Marine Corps has selected Nashville to host Marine Week 2016. The celebration of “Community, Country and Corps” will take place throughout the city Sept. 7–11. To play off Nashville’s long and storied musical history, the Marines have chosen a theme for Marine Week Nashville – “Nashville Has a Backstage Pass.” With Nashville as the stage, everyone will have a backstage pass to … [Read more...]