Our Selection Process For
Best Public Relations Agencies

Last updated: March 1, 2017

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Top 100 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - March 2017

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Company Name

Year
Founded

Revenue

Fulltime
Employees

Active
Clients

Client
Retention
Rate

Pricing

Major Clients

Other Core
Services

Needs Analysis

Creativity

Implementation

Reporting

Overall Performance

Overall Score

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Change in Rank

Leaders

1

Konnect Public Relations

Los Angeles, California

Sabina Gault
213-988-8344
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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

32

50+

91%

L

Dave and Busters, Fatburger, Munchkin, Nestle Waters, Nautica

 

99

 

100

 

98

 

100

 

98

99%

NC

 

2

Crenshaw Communications

New York, New York

Dorothy Crenshaw
212-367-9700
More info

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2009

$3 million - $5 million

18

100+

97%

H

Exponential Interactive, Verizon, Silverpop, Magzter, Edible Arrangements

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

 

97

98.6%

NC

 

3

PURE Brand Communications

Denver, Colorado

Larry G. Holdren
303-625-1067
More info

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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

30

55+

94

M

Confidential

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%
Increased +83

+83

 
Strong Performers

4

JB Cumberland Public Relations

New York, New York

Joanna Cumberland
646-230-6940
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1999

Under $250,000

10

100+

93

L

Bodum, Cat Cora Cooking Tools, Caffe, Fusionbrands, Focus Products Group, iSi North America

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +18

+18

 

5

The Kula Group

Dallas, Texas

Wendy Browder Kula
972-668-9583
More info

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2004

Under $250,000

10

30+

92%

L

Johnson & Johnson, Texas Back Institute Research Foundation

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%
Increased +31

+31

 

6

Ink Link Marketing

Pembroke Pines, Florida

Kimberly T. Miller
305-333-2809
More info

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2012

$1 million - $3 million

20

65

98%

M

The Krystal Company, Tahoe Joe's, Ovation Brands, MIC Food, Primecard

 

96

 

98

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.2%

NC

 
Contenders

7

The Dilenschneider Group Inc.

New York, New Jersey

Robert L. Dilenschneider
212-922-0900
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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

100

200+

94

H

Confidential

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%
Decreased -2

-2

 

8

AM:PM PR

Portland, Oregon

Allison McCormick
503-232-1015
More info

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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

10

25

94

L

Soulcake, Apprise Health, CCK Resturants, oandc.com, citrusbyte.com

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Increased +11

+11

 

9

Behan Communications, Inc.

Glen Falls, New York

Mark L. Behan
518.792.3856
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

40

70+

91

L

Confidential

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%
Increased +69

+69

 

10

Hoffman Agency, The

San Jose, California

Lou Hoffman
408-286-2611
More info

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1994

$1 million - $3 million

10

15+

86

L

Axis Communications, ARM, AppNeta, Alcatel-Lucent, acer

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +81

+81

 

11

Phelps Group

Santa Monica, California

Joe Phelps
310-752-4400
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1981

$3 million - $5 million

68

500+

93

L

Dunn-Edwards Paint, LuxuryLink.com, Monrovia Nursery, NuSil Technology, Tahiti Tourisme, Tetra Pak

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Increased +85

+85

 

12

Edge Communications, Inc.

Los Angeles, California

Kenneth Greenberg
323-469-3397
More info

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1996

$250,000 - $1 million

20

300+

92

M

CallFire, Green Plug, Infinitely Virtual, ISI Translation Services, Ocean Media, PathCentral

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%
Increased +4

+4

 

13

Colangelo & Partners Public Relations

New York, New York

Gino Colangelo
646-624-2885
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2006

Under $250,000

12

100+

97

L

Arnaldo Caprai, Bio+Green Crystals, BOLD Organics, Ferrarelle, Frescobaldi, Kusmi

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +1

+1

 

14

Frause

Seattle, Washington

Bob Frause
206-352-6402
More info

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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

20

100+

92

L

3D Digital, Advanced Composite Systems, Annie Wright Schools, BlueVolt , Boys & Girls Clubs

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +33

+33

 

15

Racepoint Global

Boston, Massachusetts

Ani Jigarjian
617-624-3200
More info

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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

200

20+

98%

M

AT&T, ARM, Avery Dennison, Glidden, Kaiser Permanente

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Increased +69

+69

 

16

Prosper for Purpose

Brecksville, Ohio

Lorraine Schuchart
216-469-7977
More info

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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

19

45

94%

L

Driftwood Restaurants and Catering, The Holden Arboretum,

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%
Increased +66

+66

 

17

SQM Public Relations LLC

North Bethesda, Maryland

Sabrina McGowan
240-401-2092
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2013

$250,000 - $1 million

58

10+

92

L

Aldridge LLP, National Lime Association, Strategic Design Studio, Barkley Kalpak Agency

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +4

+4

 

18

JFK Communications, Inc.

Trenton, New Jersey

John F. Kouten
609-456-0822
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

34

300+

97

L

Addex Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Oncology, Aerocrine, Novo Nordisk, American Cancer Society

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Increased +74

+74

 

19

Gagen MacDonald, LLC

Chicago, Illinois

Maril Gagen MacDonald
312-673-7320
More info

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2010

$1 million - $3 million

20

74

96

H

Johnson & Johnson, HYATT, Deloitte, Exelon, Pfizer

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +40

+40

 

20

Mpact PR, LLC

Spring, Maryland

Jacqueline Lara
240-305-2133
More info

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2009

$3 million - $5 million

20

35+

86

L

Tamara E. Holmes, spiritualessenceyoga.com, bread.org, forwardtogether.org , vibrantdesigngroup.com

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Increased +8

+8

 

21

Global Communicators

Washington, District of Columbia

James Harff
202-371-9600
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1997

Under $250,000

47

100+

94

M

Copenhagen Consensus Center, Kohler Co., Montana State University Foundation, Plastics Engineering Co., Royal Thai Embassy Office of Commercial Affairs

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Increased +60

+60

 

22

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc.

Monona, Wisconsin

Charlene Blohm
608-216-7300
More info

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2001

Under $250,000

35

20+

93

M

Atomic Learning, Brain Parade, Califone, Filament Games, Robokind

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Decreased -10

-10

 

23

Maslowski & Associates

Roseland, New Jersey

Irene Z. Maslowski
973-226-1494
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

50

80+

91

H

Jaeger Lumber, Club Purchasing Service, Inc, Atlantic Region Energy Expo, Association Master Trust

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Increased +33

+33

 

24

Media Profile

Toronto, ON, Canada

Alison M. King
416-504-8464
More info

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1985

Unknown

40

65

93

H

abbvie, ancestry.ca, Brown-Forman, Caamp Accha, Brioche Doree

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Increased +64

+64

 

25

AMDG Public Affairs

Buffalo, New York

Marissa A. Wilson
716-523-6817
More info

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2011

$250,000 - $1 million

10

15+

91

H

Confidential

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +36

+36

 

26

Pierce Mattie Communications

New York, New York

Serge Gurin
212-243-1431
More info

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2001

Unknown

20

36+

94

H

Company Kids, Old Navy, JOICO, GUESS, Ethan Allen

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Increased +13

+13

 

27

Redington, Inc.

Westport, Connecticut

Thomas Redington
203-222-7399
More info

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1972

Under $250,000

45

35+

92

L

InspireMD, Crucell, Lpath, Dynavax, Medgenics

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Increased +7

+7

 

28

Patriot Strategies

Washington , District of Columbia

George Seymore
202-559-9048
More info

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2008

$250,000 - $1 million

10

42

95

H

JPMorgan Chase, MetLife, Aetna, P&G, American Diabetes Association, comcast

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%
Decreased -8

-8

 

29

CCgroup

London, United Kingdom

Ian Mccann
+44-2075357203
More info

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1985

Unknown

33

34

92

H

Syniverse, AIRCOM International

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Increased +50

+50

 

30

Harris Forbes Associates

West Hartford, Connecticut

Cheryl Harris Forbes
860-232-0277
More info

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2006

$250,000 - $1 million

25

40+

94

H

University of Hartford, Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut , Oxygen

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Increased +28

+28

 

31

PMK BNC

Los Angeles, California

Michael Nyman
310-854-4800
More info

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2009

$5 million - $10 million

250

35+

94

L

Confidential

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Increased +40

+40

 

32

Hawkins International Public Relations

New York, New York

Jennifer Hawkins
212-255-6541
More info

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2002

$250,000 - $1 million

40

70+

92

H

Jumby Bay, Caneel Bay, Gstaad Palace, Lake Arrowhead, Omni Resorts

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Increased +43

+43

 

33

Elasticity

St. Louis, Missouri

Brian Cross
314-561-8253
More info

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2010

Under $250,000

30

100+

92

H

Anheuser-Busch-Inbev, Capital One, Charter Communications, Dot Foods, Geostellar, Lanworth

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%
Decreased -9

-9

 

34

Payton Communications, LLC

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Beverly M. Payton
215-357-5075
More info

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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

H

Parks & Forests Foundation, NDPA, TE Connectivity, Drowning Prevention Foundation

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Decreased -5

-5

 

35

Bruce Clay Inc.

Moorpark, California

Bruce Clay
805-517-1900
More info

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1996

Above $10 million

40

200

90%

M

Caesars Enterprises, Target Stores, Victoria's Secret, Rosetta Stone, Cirque Lodge

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Increased +25

+25

 

36

Barbara Peck Public Relations

Tucson , Arizona

Barbara J. Peck
520-360-5120
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

20

12+

90

H

ANS Distributing, blue+white BMW specialists, Blue Energy Solutions, Miraval

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Increased +21

+21

 

37

Anderson Group Public Relations

Los Angeles, California

Liza Anderson
323-655-1008
More info

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2008

$1 million - $3 million

25

37+

96

H

Confidential

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Increased +17

+17

 

38

360 Public Relations LLC

Boston, Massachusetts

Rob Brastkeir
617-585-5770
More info

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2010

$1 million - $3 million

41

15+

89

L

Jabra, J.P.Morgan, Krusteaz, Oregon Scientific, Peapod

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Increased +49

+49

 

39

Energi PR

Toronto, ON, Canada

Esther Buchsbaum
888-764-6322
More info

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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

36

45

95

L

Ford Canada, Olay, Astellas Pharma, Gillette Venus, Choice Hotels Canada

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Increased +7

+7

 

40

Patriot Strategies

Washington , District of Columbia

George Seymore
202-559-9048
More info

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2008

$250,000 - $1 million

10

42

95

H

JPMorgan Chase, MetLife, Aetna, P&G, American Diabetes Association, comcast

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%
Decreased -20

-20

 

41

Fine Point PR

Washington, District of Columbia

Jill Marie Wodtley
330-634-9811
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

10

35

94

L

Union Plus, Votizen, Hello FLO, Arabella, Rock The Vote

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Increased +1

+1

 

42

Prosek Partners

New York, New York

Jennifer Prosek
212-279-3115
More info

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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

55

39+

96

L

Ally Bank, BNY Mellon, Braemar Energy Ventures, BTIG, Dow Jones, Edward Jones

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Increased +9

+9

 

43

Beattie Communications Group

Holborn,London, United Kingdom

Douglas Mackay
08448-425260
More info

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2002

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

94

H

Cardonald College, Agilent Technologies, Marks & Spencer, The Miller Group, Warburtons in Scotland

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Increased +20

+20

 

44

On3PR

Tallahassee, Florida

Christina Johnson
850-339-5773
More info

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2008

Under $250,000

40

38+

94

M

Alzheimer, Uber Technologies, Jupiter Medical Center, Charter Schools USA, American Eldercare

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Decreased -37

-37

 

45

Blaze

Santa Monica, California

Matt Kovacs
310-395-5050
More info

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1990

Under $250,000

10

100+

96

M

7-Eleven, AmaWaterways, BrunchButler, Claremont Hotel, Club & Spa, Dripp Coffee, Grill Concepts

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Decreased -10

-10

 

46

Dasko Communications Group, Inc.

Encinitas, California

Elyse Dasko
760-633-4811
More info

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1990

$250,000 - $1 million

36

300+

94

M

Allergan Inc., Novalar Pharmaceutical, Biomatrica, Toronto Hydro green energy, Motorola, Rogers Cantel

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Decreased -33

-33

 

47

Morningstar Communications

Overland Park, Kansas

Eric M. Morgenstern
913-851-8700
More info

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1997

$1 million - $3 million

15

20+

87

H

Karen Covington, Stinson Morrison Hecker

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Decreased -21

-21

 

48

Public Communications Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

Dorothy Oliver Pirovano
312-558-1770
More info

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1962

$250,000 - $1 million

51

200+

97%

M

Accreditation Assn. for Ambulatory Health Care, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, American Academy of Dermatology, American Assn. of Physicists in Medicine, American Board of Medical Specialties

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Decreased -39

-39

 

49

Hirons Company

Farmington, Connecticut

Tom Hirons
317-977-2206
More info

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1995

$250,000 - $1 million

20

30+

92

H

watchfire, Speedway Redevelopment Commission, United Way, The Villages, St Elmo Steak House

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Decreased -1

-1

 

50

Permitting Partners

WASHINGTON, Washington

Lindsey Johnson
802-342-0519
More info

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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

40

34

94

H

GenPower, Access Energy, Omya, Vermont Railway, Ridge Road Quarry

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Decreased -1

-1

 
Needs Analysis

It is important for a PR firm to have an in-depth understanding of your needs as a client. During our evaluation we gauge the overall amount of needs analysis performed by the PR firm in order to identify your existing strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that the PR firm will be able to develop a strategy which captures exactly what your company needs in your public relations strategy.

51

IPG

New York, New York

Michael I. Roth
212-704-1200
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1998

Under $250,000

50

100+

92

L

IW Group, Mccann, Jack Morton, The Martin Agency, Cassidy & Associates

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%
Decreased -18

-18

 

52

Perry Communications Group

Sacramento, California

Kassy Perry
916-658-0144
More info

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2001

Under $250,000

50

34+

92

H

Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Increased +16

+16

 

53

JMPR Public Relations, Inc.

Woodland Hills, California

Joseph Molina
818-992-4353
More info

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1976

$250,000 - $1 million

12

300+

94

M

Infiniti, Bugatti, Coker Tire, Royal Purple, Pepboys

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Decreased -42

-42

 

54

Hagen PR

Dornbirn, Austria

Bernhard Hagen
+43-5572408300
More info

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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

94

H

Blaser.swisslube, getzner, blum, ecoplast, sulzer

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Increased +39

+39

 

55

Zeno Group

New York, New York

Barby K. Siegel
212-299-8888
More info

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1998

$3 million - $5 million

100

50+

96

M

All State Foundation, Associated Builders & Contractors, AstraZeneca, Bacardi, Bausch & Lomb, Blistex, Inc.

 

84

 

85

 

86

 

83

 

84

84.4%
Increased +39

+39

 

56

Blick & Staff Communications

St. Louis, Missouri

Harriet Blickenstaff
314-727-5700
More info

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2003

Under $250,000

40

50+

92

H

Confidential

 

83

 

85

 

83

 

85

 

84

84%
Increased +39

+39

 

57

Exponent

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tom Lindell
612-305-6003
More info

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1980

$5 million - $10 million

50

500+

93

L

CHS, Inc., DuPont, Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, General Mills, IBA, International Olive Council

 

83

 

85

 

85

 

83

 

83

83.8%
Increased +7

+7

 

58

NP Strategy

Columbia, South Carolina

Marcia Purday
803-318-3188
More info

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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

L

Embattled Clippers, Gulbrandsen Chemicals

 

85

 

82

 

84

 

82

 

84

83.4%
Increased +7

+7

 

59

Apples & Oranges Public Relations

New York, New York

Amore
888-371-4718
More info

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2010

Under $250,000

10

32

92

H

Entertainer: Richard Pryor Jr., Community Activist: Yosef Savoy, Lost Soldiers Films, Author: Meryl Hartstein, Non-Profit: City Girl Beauty Project

 

84

 

84

 

81

 

84

 

82

83%
Decreased -34

-34

 

60

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc

DC , Washington

John J. Seng
202-955-0044
More info

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1998

$250,000 - $1 million

20

64

92

H

Avanir, Medicare Diabetes, Onlife Health, Sorin Group, Zeltia

 

83

 

83

 

81

 

84

 

82

82.6%
Decreased -50

-50