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Blazetrak Partners With Nolcha For New Fashion Week Competition

Blazetrak is partnering with Nolcha, a leading platform for independent fashion designers, for a contest that will ultimately give one aspiring designer the opportunity of a lifetime to participate in Nolcha Fashion Week: New York in February 2011.

Effective immediately, fashion designers from all over the world are invited to be considered for this online competition. By submitting pictures of their best work through Blazetrak, they will be officially entered and guaranteed a review by Nolcha’s team.

The winner of the competition will receive: complimentary exhibition space at the Nolcha Fashion Lounge: New York; a two-hour consultation regarding target, retailers, supply chain, breakeven and scale of the line by Global Purchasing Group; free membership to plus featured spotlight and interview; a complete business formation package by; and a sourcing package that includes premium level membership to Source4Style, including complimentary swatches and sourcing consultation.

Nolcha Fashion Week: New York is a four day fashion week event held simultaneously with New York Fashion Week annually in February and September reaching 10MM+ media impressions which includes runway shows, accessory exhibition and Ethical Fashion Preview.

For one month, from November 17th through to December 17th, 2010 – fashion designers are invited to submit up to 6 images of their best work through Blazetrak (images can include drawings, models wearing garments, just garments, etc).

Contestants will be given two submission choices at two price points on Blazetrak. At a lower fee, contestants may submit up to 6 images of their best original fashion designs and receive a notification that their submission was reviewed. At a higher fee, contestants may submit up to 6 images of their best original fashion designs and receive a guaranteed, personalized video response with feedback from Nolcha’s CEO, Kerry Bannigan.

All submissions will be fully considered for the competition, but only video response submissions are guaranteed to be reviewed by Kerry Bannigan herself. All others may be reviewed by Kerry Bannigan or her representatives.

On January 7th, 2011, the winning fashion designer will be announced live on Ustream, giving the winner just under a month to prepare their collection for February Fashion Week in New York City.

To enter or for specifics on this competition, visit:

For more information on Nolcha, visit For more information on Blazetrak, visit For any press related inquiries, please contact Alyson Campbell of AMP3 Public Relations via 646.827.9594 or [email protected].

A.R.T.| Module R Pop-Up Storefront Opens in Brooklyn

AMP3 PR client A.R.T. has opened a new pop-up storefront in Brooklyn. This new store is the first destination of its kind, carrying exclusively modular products. Specifically, they’ll be featuring their sister brand Module R, an aggregation of modular art & design products from around the world. With Module R, they will retail 52+ modular products, such as: wine racks, shelving units, room dividers, housewares–something for every room—all items that make sense to be customizable and modular based on the taste and space requirements of the buyer.

The A.R.T. pop-up store opened to the public on November 5th and will run until January 9th. Located at 400 Atlantic Avenue, store hours are Wed-Sun from 11am-7pm. A.R.T. will be holding an opening reception in honor of the new A.R.T. | Module R storefront on December 2nd from 6-8pm. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to [email protected].

A.R.T., founded by architect/artist Donald Rattner in March 2010, can also be found online at

Recent Press Mentions of A.R.T./Module R
NY Magazine
Brooklyn Paper
Brooklyn Exposed
Socially Superlative
Associated Content
NY Post
Time Out New York

AMP3 adds Franklin Electronics to the Roster!

AMP3 PR is proud to announce their collaboration with Franklin Electronic Publishers on the launch of two new consumer electronic products releasing Fall, 2010.

Franklin Electronic Publishers Incorporated is a world leader in electronic handheld devices, having sold approximately 42,000,000 electronic books. Current titles available directly or through partners number more than 116,000 in sixteen languages, under license from world-class publishers such as Merriam-Webster, Oxford University Press, Larousse, Langenscheidt, PONS, and HarperCollins, and are focused in four areas: language expansion, language learning, reading enhancement, and writing enhancement. The Company also licenses its underlying technology to an array of partners, which include Adobe and Sun Microsystems. Franklin’s products are available at 49,000 retail outlets worldwide, through catalogs, and online at

Stay tuned for details on the exciting new products Franklin will be debuting this Fall!


Trey Morgan Featured in the Wall Street Journal

AMP3 PR client Trey Morgan was featured in the Wall Street Journal this morning as the paper’s Donor of the Day. Additionally, Trey was featured in Encore Magazine and recently made appearances on both the The Judith Regan Show on SIRIUS Satellite Radio as well as the Elvis Duran show on Z100 to discuss his 30 Deeds, 30 Days campaign.

30 Deeds, 30 Days kicked off today with Trey helping to build a house for Habitat for Humanity. September has barely begun and Trey has already confirmed his full volunteer schedule. Trey has chosen to get involved with a diverse group of organizations over the coming 30 days, which you can find out all about on the website,

Check out Trey’s Volunteer Schedule:

Check out a video of Trey on the Elvis Duran Show on Z100: