West Palm Beach, FL, Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iTeknik Holding Corporation (OTC PINK:ITKH) announced today that is has been in acquisition/merger discussions with TransMedia, LLC., headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.  iTeknik also announced that it had engaged TransMedia to conduct a public relations project in order to increase the awareness of iTeknik in the investor community.

Fred Wicks, Chairman and CEO of iTeknik stated, “TransMedia is truly an international firm that has conducted media campaigns around the world.  We are very impressed with CEO Tom Madden’s team. I believe that TransMedia would be a major complement to the advertising, marketing and digital media products we now provide clients.”

Wicks also said, “During our discussions with TransMedia about a possible acquisition or merger, I was so impressed with their capabilities that I agreed to engage them to conduct a public relations project for us.”

Tom Madden, CEO, founded TransMedia Group in New York City soon after he left NBC, where he was Vice President, Assistant to the President, then Fred Silverman, for whom he worked previously at American Broadcasting Companies.  Among TransMedia’s first clients were AT&T, Kellogg’s, Drexel Burnham Lambert and the City of New York.  TransMedia created award-winning PR campaigns for New York, one promoting fair housing in the city. This project earned TransMedia a coveted Bronze Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America. In 1987, Madden relocated the firm to South Florida where today it operates in downtown Boca Raton.

According to TransMedia, one the Company’s new growth areas is its newly-established talent and modeling division, TransMediaVersatileTalent (TVT), which currently is signing many celebrities for whom it will represent as their agent and manager.  For rising talent, Lynn Aronberg, TransMedia arranged for her to be in the cast of an upcoming reality show, Palm Beach Housewives. 

iTeknik Holding Corporation (OTC Pink:ITKH) trades on the OTC Pink tier of the OTC Market   For quotes and market information on the company, visit http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/ITKH/company-info.

About TransMedia Group:

Transmedia Group is one of the country’s leading, multi-lingual public relations firms. From the TransMedia Building in downtown Boca Raton, the award-winning firm serves clients worldwide, from Israel to New York, Norway to South Africa, Miami to Mexico. Besides English, TransMedia’s publicists speak many languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, Italian and Hebrew. TransMedia has offices in Paris, Brazil, China, Great Britain and Russia.  Since 1981, TransMedia’s international PR and social media marketing campaigns have made products and services, companies and entrepreneurs widely known and respected as well as the rich and famous.  Those clients have included AT&T, American Red Cross, Anushka Spa, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cenegenics Medical Institute, City of New York, Daum Crystal, Gunster Yoakley, Illustrated Properties, GL Homes, Jordache, Krispy Kreme, Merrill Lynch, GOLD To Go, Rexall Sundown, Trammel Crow and Wrap Media.  For more information see www.transmediagroup.com.

About iTeknik Holding Corporation:
iTeknik Holding Corporation’s strategy (OTC Pink: ITKH) is to acquire fundamentally sound companies that are market accepted, scalable and demonstrate a quantifiable value proposition. Our focus is in companies that have strong market presence, brand awareness and talented and dedicated management teams.  We seek companies with the potential to achieve exceptional performance over time in the Marketing, Advertising and Digital Media space and related technologies. iTeknik lends its operational support, management approach and financial resources to these companies to achieve improvements in revenue and earnings growth as well as  positioning in the marketplace. iTeknik Holdings currently operates one wholly owned subsidiary, Big Rhino Corporation. For more information check us out at www.iteknik.com.

About Big Rhino Corporation:
Big Rhino Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of iTeknik Holding Corporation and is a full-service advertising and digital media agency. Big Rhino excels in providing on-strategy, fast, precise and creative marketing solutions that get our clients BIG results. We maintain a nimble in-house creative team with a unique talent for delivering the highest quality creative that we believe is faster than anyone else. When combined with our completely integrated digital, interactive and media teams, our clients have access to a strategic and responsive advertising machine. For more information check us out at www.bigrhino.agency

About Blender Company, LLC:
The Blender Company LLC. Blender is an Arizona based multi-cultural focused advertising and digital media firm with long standing clients in the state and local government agencies.  Blender’s has extensive minority business enterprise (“MBE”) experience.  Blender holds government contracts and has significant potential to expand business within state and local government agencies in Arizona.

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