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Debby Communications has chosen Finn Partners as its international partner for the fourth annual Israeli Presidential Partners conference, Facing Tomorrow 2012. The event will take place in Jerusalem between June 19 and the 21. Finn Partners’ Israel office will lead the account. This is the second time the firm has worked with the event. This year, speakers will include Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. [via]

Lenovo is evaluating its consumer PR options with an eye towards becoming the largest PC maker in the world. It’s number two behind HP, recently replacing Dell in the runner up spot. According to the Holmes Report, the company currently works with Text 100, Ogilvy PR, and, in China, Blue Focus. The search is being conducted in the UK with the company considering firms in and out of that country.

Agile Alliance has re-upped on its relationship with Catapult PR-IR, extending their six-year relationship. Work includes media relations support, analyst relations, and social media services. The firm will also help the software development nonprofit with the Agile2012 conference, taking place in Dallas between August 13 and 17.

Video surveillance service company Infinova has chosen Lane PR to promote the company’s acquisition of March Networks in December. Lane PR worked with both companies through the deal, which is valued at $89 million had to be organized internationally. [via]

Sam Schmidt Motorsports, an IndyCar racing team, has chosen Front Row Marketing Services to market and sell the team’s commercial rights.

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