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CHICAGO  (July 23, 2018)  – Zapwater Communications, Inc. announces it has been named the agency of record for Uptown United. The community economic development organization serves the entire Uptown community, from Irving Park on the south to Foster on the north, the lake on the east and Clark Street on the west. 

Uptown is a neighborhood rich in history and continues to be an entertainment, retail and dining destination for locals and tourists alike. Uptown was home to the film industry before it moved to Hollywood and continues to bring in world-renowned talent and enthusiastic crowds to the Aragon Ballroom and Riviera Theatre. The area additionally hosts a variety of seasonal events and festivals, including Argyle Night Market, Uptown Saturday Nights and Windy City RibFest.

“We are honored to add Uptown United to our list of clients in 2018” says David Zapata, president of Zapwater Communications. “It is a cornerstone Chicago community with a dense history and electrifying revival. Our expertise in working with local SSAs, Chambers of Commerce and neighborhoods will help to bring much deserved awareness and attention to Uptown.”

Zapwater has been retained for media relations, influencer relations, events and strategic partnerships for Uptown United. Zapwater has extensive destination marketing experience, including global destinations such as Finland, Serbia and La Paz. The agency also represents several SSA’s in Chicago, bringing awareness to some of the Windy City’s top neighborhoods on a local, regional and national level.