ABOUT BLUMENFELD AND ASSOCIATES
Expedition News is produced by Blumenfeld and Associates, a public relations
and special event marketing company located in Darien, Conn.
Every month, our writers contact literally dozens of explorers and review
exploration-related Web sites and wire service stories to present the latest
news in expeditions worldwide.
Blumenfeld and Associates, established originally in New York City in
1980, has tracked expeditions of various types since our first day in business.
Over the years, we have played an active part in providing communications
services for expeditions including:
Trans-Antarctica Expedition - Led by Will Steger
Steger North Pole Expedition - Co-leaders Will Steger & Paul Schurke
Bering Bridge Expedition - Led by Paul Schurke
Mount Vaughan Antarctic Expedition - Col. Norman D. Vaughan, Jr.
Arctic to Amazon - Led by Helen & Bill Thayer
Vista Climb to Mount Kilimanjaro
Numerous Himalayan expeditions
Biking the Atlantic - human-powered crossing by Dwight Collins
Coleman Everest 5.5 Challenge
Coleman 50 States in 50 Days Adventure
You can contact us directly at:
Blumenfeld and Associates, Inc.
1877 Broadway, Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80302
Tel. (+1) 203-326-1200
MEET THE EDITOR AND PUBLISHER OF EXPEDITION NEWS
Jeff Blumenfeld is editor and publisher of Expedition News. Blumenfeld is a member of The Explorers Club, former chairman of its public relations committee, and writes quarterly for The Explorers Journal. He is also a member of the American Alpine Club and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
A specialist in adventure marketing, he's traveled extensively throughout the Canadian Northwest Territories, Argentina, UK, and Iceland, and provided support to the Bering Bridge Expedition which departed by dog sled from Anadyr in the (then) Soviet Far East.
In his new book, You Want to Go Where?: How to Get Someone to Pay for the Trip of Your Dreams (Skyhorse Publishing 2009), he explains how with the right idea and proper advance preparation, it is possible to raise thousands of dollars in cash and outdoor gear and apparel for worthy expeditions.
You Want to Go Where? shares the story of a 35-year "adventure marketing" career spent linking corporations like Du Pont, The Coleman Company, 3M Thinsulate and Lands' End with adventurers and explorers.
He's a graduate of Syracuse University, and is a former adjunct faculty member of New York University's School of Continuing Education/Management Institute. An avid skier, sailor and sea kayaker, he resides in southern Connecticut.
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