(Los Angeles, CA) April 14, 2018 – Bullying is a topic that Erika Icon, Publicist and Owner of The Rub PR, takes very seriously. That is why The Rub PR is a sponsor for APAC’s #SpreadTheLove party taking place Thursday, April 19th.
With proceeds going to both EndCyberBullying.org and APAC, this event is a must for anyone in the industry. #SpreadTheLove is open to the public, as well as the industry, and can buy tickets via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spreadthelove-tickets-44436281113. Industry members can get a special code for discounted tickets by emailing APAC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We were one of the very first sponsors – the minute it went up on social media, we were on board,” says Icon. “I wasn’t going to say anything, but I’m hoping other companies will join in and sponsor this amazing event. Bullying is a huge issue not only in our industry, but also in society, and it really needs to end.”
#SpreadTheLove is taking place at Station 1640 located at 1640 North Cahuenga Blvd. in the heart of Hollywood. The party starts at 9pm and will feature live DJs, a red carpet, and VIP seating areas with bottle service.
In 2008, Erika Icon started, The Rub PR, a full-service adult PR agency that works with the top studios, companies, performers, and cam and clips models.
The Rub PR has promoted their clients and brands effectively and brought them into the mainstream arena, including getting client Kimber James cast on E! Entertainment’s Botched. Icon and her team have scored clients interviews with Cosmo, Cosmo Latina, Elle, Refinery29, Vice, Playboy, The Daily Beast, and many more.
The Rub PR has received numerous nominations including a 2014 XBIZ Awards nomination for Marketing Campaign of the Year, two 2015 AVN Awards nominations for Outstanding Marketing Campaign and a 2017 nomination for Best Marketing Campaign – Company Image, and a 2015 Inked Awards nomination for The Bill Snyder Achievement Award. Icon was XBIZ’s WIA (Woman in Adult) for November of 2011.
Icon has also been interviewed by Cosmo for an article entitled “What It’s Really Like to Be a PR for Porn Stars”, in addition to being profiled by PR Week for their Sex Issue and the Wall Street Journal about her social media expertise. She writes a monthly column for mainstream hip-hop magazine The Hype that profiles her clients and other industry heavyweights, and blogs for XCritic.com.