6th Annual Monroe Life Balloon Fiesta

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The Bingham Group, a Knoxville based, full-service marketing communications firm, know that being the best at storytelling is even more rewarding when that story allows for giving back to surrounding communities. The Monroe Life Magazine, a successful in-house publication of The Bingham Group, is proud to announce that their annual Balloon Fiesta has a new location, new name and will continue to benefit CASA Monroe. The Monroe Life Balloon Fiesta benefitting CASA Monroe will be held September 1st & 2nd at The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Vonore, Tennessee.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) is a national not-for-profit organization with a local office in Madisonville, Tennessee. Volunteers become the voice for children who have been neglected, abused or abandoned, in the court system to provide a fresh perspective to the juvenile court as they ensure the child is not further abused by an overburdened child-welfare system.

The Bingham Group is excited to bring back the same lively fiesta with over 20 hot air balloons, kid zones, tethered hot air balloon rides, carnival food, nightly balloon glow choreographed to music, live entertainment and family fun to the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum. Surrounded by the spectacular views of the Great Smoky Mountains on the shores of the beautiful Tellico Lake, this location is perfect for all ages to enjoy this annual event.

We look forward to seeing you on September 1st & 2nd at The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum!

New State Contract Awarded to The Bingham Group

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Knoxville, TN– The Bingham Group, a full-service advertising agency in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been awarded another new contract from the state.

This contract awarded from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has afforded The Bingham Group the ability to implement innovative software for monitoring all forms of media. The implementation will allow all parties to monitor the effects, behaviors, trends and needs of all residents. The software created, implemented will track print, digital and social media on specifics relating to the state of Tennessee department.

The contract is set to monitor a branch of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security for needed growth and current effect.

It further extends the positive, continued relationship of The Bingham Group with the State of Tennessee in providing a resource to better the daily lives of all Tennessee residents.

This contract is expected to begin implementation in 2018.

The Bingham Group is an award-winning, full-service advertising agency established in 1989 located in Knoxville, TN that specializes in advertising, brand development, creative services, graphic design, media placement, public relations, broadcast production, video editing, and 3-D animation.

The Bingham Group Wins Top Honors - Three Silver Telly Awards!

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The Bingham Group, a Knoxville based, full-service marketing and communications firm, is proud to announce their success in the 39th Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards annually showcase the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. Receiving over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents. The highest award granted is a Silver Telly, followed by a Bronze Telly in the respective categories.

This year, The Bingham Group has been awarded three top honors:

Television Commercial- SILVER
Matlock Tire Family of Service

TelevisionPSACampaign-SILVER
TN Dept. of Safety & Homeland Security - Domestic Violence
Awareness

Documentary- SILVER
Smoky Mountain Strong (2016 Gatlinburg Wildfires)

The Bingham Group is sincerely thankful to be recognized for their creative excellence and for the opportunity to work with outstanding clients.

4th Annual Muscadine Balloon Fiesta A Huge Success

Monroe Life Magazine’s 4th Annual Muscadine Balloon Fiesta returned to East Tennessee this past September at Tsali Notch Vineyard. Over 5,000 people came out to enjoy balloon rides, live music, food, games and much more while supporting CASA Monroe. 20 of the most talented balloon pilots in the country provided excitement and entertainment to the community during this East Tennessee fall tradition. Thanks to the volunteers, pilots, vendors, and sponsors Monroe Life Magazine’s 4th Annual Muscadine Balloon Fiesta was able to raise close to $60,000 for CASA Monroe. 

    “I have never been more grateful for the support of this event. The media went all out for us,” says Lisa Bingham, publisher of Monroe Life Magazine and owner of The Bingham Group, a long-time supporter of CASA Monroe and the company responsible for founding the event. “I just wish they could see the faces of the children they have helped. CASA helped over 100 kids in September alone. I feel like everything I have worked for comes together for an event that serves a much greater purpose.”

The Mission of CASA Monroe (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children)

The mission of CASA Monroe is to promote and support court-appointed volunteer advocacy to represent the best interest of children who find themselves in the court system because of abuse or neglect. We recognize that the welfare of all children should be a priority. The goal of CASA volunteers is to gather critical and objective information to be used by the court in deciding the most beneficial placement of such a child, aiming for a safe and permanent home in which they can grow and thrive, something every child deserves.

TBG chosen for 2016 Adventure Anderson Promotion

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 On February 3rd, 2016, The Anderson County Purchasing Department announced The Bingham Group as their choice for the 2016 Adventure Anderson Promotion. The Adventure Anderson Promotion contains a four month digital advertising campaign, which will include a corresponding four month Google Ad-words campaign to generate traffic to Anderson County.

The Bingham Group will use a drone to capture the video and photo footage of Anderson County to use in the digital advertising and Google Ad-words campaign.The Bingham Group is looking forward to collaborating with Anderson County this year.

The Bingham Group is a full-service advertising agency located in Farragut, Tennessee. In addition to the in-house video department, The Bingham Group specializes in web design and print media. Each year, The Bingham Group publishes quarterly magazines for the Monroe, Farragut and McMinn Counties. They also offer a wide range of marketing related services such as account planning, public relations and media placement

Knoxville Utilities Board contracts The Bingham Group

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Last year, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) awarded The Bingham Group with a 5-year video contract. Using the in-house Quadcopter, or Drone, The Bingham Group began safely and efficiently inspecting all of the KUB water towers with real-time video footage. This provides KUB with an accurate and cost efficient assessment of their equipment, without endangering the lives of their employees.

The Bingham Group also shot and produced several 8-10 minute safety videos at each KUB water treatment plant. The videos serve to educate KUB employees and are intended for internal use within the company. For the remainder of the contract, The Bingham Group will continue to provide utility inspections using drone video footage, including future safety video footage as necessary. 

The Bingham Group is a full-service advertising agency located in Farragut, Tennessee. In addition to the in-house video department, The Bingham Group specializes in web design and print media. Each year, The Bingham Group publishes quarterly magazines for the Monroe, Farragut and McMinn Counties. They also offer a wide range of marketing related services such as account planning, public relations and media placement.

The Countdown Begins: Only 15 Days until the Balloon Fiesta!

On September 25th, the sun will set on the 200+ acres of farmland at Tsali Notch Vineyard. As the dusk settles over the muscadine vines and the surrounding mountains, a mesmerizing glow rises from the ground, lighting up over 20 colorful balloons and setting the night on fire. The Bingham Group presents Monroe Life’s 3rd Annual Balloon Fiesta, which will launch on the same day as the National Muscadine Festival!

The 2-day Fiesta features a balloon glow to live music each evening, and The Bingham Group has been very busy preparing for the arrival of the balloon’s and their pilots. The Fiesta traditionally has a carnival-like feel, with enough food, dessert and games to appeal to appeal to any palate.

This year, The Bingham Group is proud to benefit CASA Monroe (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) with the Balloon Fiesta. CASA Monroe has a local office in Madisonville, Tennessee, where Volunteers advocate for children who find themselves in the court system due to abuse or neglect. Appointed volunteers gather critical and objective information to give the court, allowing for the child to receive the best-possible home situation to thrive in.

As we get ready for another amazing festival, join us in supporting CASA Monroe by visiting their website, and plan on bringing your family out to the largest muscadine vineyard in the state! One day admission is $5 for children 12 and under and $10 for adults. A two-day pass to the Fiesta is $8 for children 12 and under and $15 for adults. Additional fees apply for certain games, food, and tethered balloon rides.

Visit muscadineballoonfiesta.com for the full event schedule, information on CASA Monroe, and directions to Tsali Notch Vineyard. We will see you at the Festival!

The Bingham Group Brings Home 3 Telly Awards!

Knoxville Tennessee: (June 2015)

The Bingham Group, a Knoxville based, full-service marketing and communications firm, is proud to announce their success at the 36th Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Award is a prestigious film related award that has stood for creative excellence for more than a quarter of a century. This year, The Bingham Group brought home three awards, two of which were silver awards, the highest achievement possible. The methamphetamine explosion commercial and motion picture developed for the Tennessee Department of Homeland Security earned TBG a Silver and Bronze Telly Award. The “Meth Mom” Public Service Announcement also developed for the Tennessee Department of Homeland Security earned TBG another Silver Telly Award. The Bingham Group is sincerely thankful to be recognized for their creative excellence and for the opportunity to work with outstanding clients.

 

TBG celebrates: The Lost Sea Adventure turns 50!

Knoxville, Tennessee: (June 2015)

The Lost Sea Adventure which contains the largest underground lake in America, celebrated 50 years of being in business on Friday. To say thank you for 50 years of adventures, The Lost Sea provided free tours on Friday from 10am-1pm followed by a ceremony which featured local and state speakers and free entertainment. Hundreds visited the enormous cavern for a day that won’t easily be forgotten!

The Bingham Group aided in promoting the event. Promotional material included but was not limited to film, print advertising, and a social media outreach campaign.

 

TBG Takes On The House That Mercy Built

Knoxville, Tennessee: (June 2015)

Last week, owner and CEO of The Bingham Group, Lisa Bingham, and the department of broadcasting, under the direction of manager Ben GIbson, filmed a special production in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Health and the Anti-Meth Campaign contract that TBG holds. The House that Mercy Built located in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, allowed TBG inside its doors to interview residents who have overcome life altering addictions including methamphetamine.

The House that Mercy Built is a non-profit, faith-based program where residents are changed from the inside out. The house provides a positive and safe environment that cultivates transformation from unstable, addiction filled lives, to joyful healthy living.

 

The Bingham Group launches new publication: Farragut Life Magazine

Knoxville, Tennessee: (May 2015)

Storytelling is our strength! The Bingham Group, a Knoxville based, full-service marketing communications firm, released the inaugural issue of their newest in-house publication on Friday. Farragut Life is a free, quarterly lifestyle magazine that focuses on the people, communities, and attractions that make Farragut and West Knoxville thrive. Magazines are distributed at various sites in the Farragut and West Knoxville area as well as directly delivered to homes that contain Farragut, Tennessee, zip codes.

 

Tobacco Quitline contract stays with TBG

Knoxville, Tennessee: (April 2015)

The Bingham Group, a Knoxville-based, full-service marketing communications firm, has extended their contract with the Tennessee Department of Health. TBG will be placing more than 100 billboards across the state for the Tennessee Tobacco Quitline. TBG is grateful for the opportunity to extend their contract and continue working with such a wonderful organization.