The Austrian finance ministry has selected Publico PR and Lobbying
to organise a public information campaign on the single European
The promotion will be launched in September and will run until the end
of 1998, with a budget of just under pounds 500,000 for this year, a
third of which the agency hopes to earn in fees. The contract was
awarded this month after a competitive pitch with Austrian agencies DDB
Needham Heye and Partner, IKP, Temmel and Seywald, and Unique. The
single currency, the Euro, is due to be in public use by 2002.