Best Public Relations Agencies - May 2015

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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

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Leaders

1

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

Public Relations

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +86

+86

 

2

SSPR Northfield, Illinois

Steve Simon
800-287-2279
More info

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1978

$3 million - $5 million

50

500+

92

M

Accellion, Inc., Harmon.ie, identified, Web2Carz, DotLoop, 8X8

Technology, Retail, Healthcare, Food and Beverage

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

100

99.8%

NC

 

3

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

Media Relations

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

 

100

99.6%
Increased +32

+32

 
Strong Performers

4

Konnect Public Relations Los Angeles, California

Sabina Gault
213-988-8344
More info

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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

32

50+

91

L

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

Travel and Hospitality, Lifestyle, Food and Beverage, Media Relations

 

99

 

100

 

98

 

99

 

100

99.2%

NC

 

5

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

Media Relations

 

99

 

98

 

100

 

98

 

99

98.8%
Increased +47

+47

 

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

Social Media, Food and Beverage

 

99

 

97

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.6%

NC

 
Contenders

7

Regan Communications Group Boston, Massachusetts

George Regan
617-488-2800
More info

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1984

$1 million - $3 million

65

300+

92

M

Simon Malls, New Balance, Simon Malls, Bank of America, MercuryMedia

Media Relations, Crisis Communications

 

100

 

99

 

96

 

97

 

100

98.4%

NC

 

8

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

Technology, Social Media, Life Sciences, Lifestyle

 

98

 

96

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.2%

NC

 

9

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

Sports, Healthcare, Environmental, Entertainment

 

96

 

99

 

98

 

99

 

97

97.8%

NC

 

10

20kgroup Houston, Texas

Deborah A. Fiorito
713-224-1877
More info

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2003

Under $250,000

10

30+

95%

L

Preng & Associates , Prepared 4 Life , Rely Energy , Rice University , Rotorcraft Inc.

Crisis Communications

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

98

 

100

97.6%

NC

 

11

20K Group, LLC Houston, Texas

Deborah A. Fiorito
713-224-1877
More info

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2003

$3 million - $5 million

40

70+

94

L

Preng & Associates, Prepared 4 Life, Rely Energy, Rice University, Rotorcraft Inc.

Crisis Communications

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

100

 

96

97.4%

NC

 

12

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

Reputation Management, Brand Integration, Crisis Communications

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%

NC

 

13

Global Communicators, LLC Washington, District of Columbia

James Harff
202-371-9600
More info

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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

Travel and Hospitality, Transport and Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Retail

 

97

 

98

 

96

 

95

 

98

96.8%

NC

 

14

CCgroup London, United Kingdom

Ian Mccann
+44-2075357203
More info

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1985

Unknown

33

34

92

H

Syniverse, AIRCOM International

Technology, Mobile and Wireless, Environmental, Financial

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%

NC

 

15

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

Media Relations, Marketing Communications

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

97

 

95

96.2%

NC

 

16

iprex New York, NY

Bobbie Goodwin
414-755-2170
More info

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1983

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

90%

M

Confidential

Public Relations

 

96

 

96

 

97

 

95

 

95

95.8%

NC

 

17

JCPR Parsippany, New Jersey

Jennifer Connelly
973-850-7300
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

10

300+

96

M

Advisors Asset Management, Al Frank Asset Management, Altegris, American Beacon Advisors, Advisor Software, Aston Asset Management

Professional Services, Financial, Reputation Management, Media Relations

 

97

 

97

 

94

 

96

 

94

95.6%

NC

 

18

Fine Point Public Relations & Advertising Washington, District of Columbia

Jill Marie Wodtley
330-634-9811
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

10

35

94

H

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

Media Relations

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

97

 

97

95.4%

NC

 

19

Hart Associates Inc. Maumee, Ohio

Mike Hart
419-893-9600
More info

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1965

$1 million - $3 million

50

500+

97

M

Paramount Health Care

Brand Integration, Crisis Communications, Web / Digital PR

 

94

 

97

 

94

 

97

 

94

95.2%

NC

 

20

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

Public Relations

 

94

 

96

 

95

 

95

 

94

94.8%

NC

 

21

Olson Communications, Inc. Scottsdale, Arizona

Michelle A. Olson
480-368-7999
More info

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2001

$250,000 - $1 million

30

15+

85

H

Camelot Homes, Castle Arch, Centex Homes, DC Ranch, DMB Realty Network

Media Relations, Marketing Communications, Crisis Communications

 

96

 

93

 

93

 

96

 

94

94.4%

NC

 

22

Firefly Publicity Red Wing, Minnesota

Kim Emery
651-388-7896
More info

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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

27

54

93

L

Soc Clay, Fising Tackle Retailer, fishingclub.com, Red Wing Shoe Company

Sports, Lifestyle, Beauty and Fashion, Agriculture

 

93

 

95

 

95

 

94

 

94

94.2%

NC

 

23

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

Transport and Infrastructure, Lifestyle, Marketing Communications, Brand Integration

 

94

 

95

 

92

 

95

 

94

94%

NC

 

24

Alpine PR Marietta, Georgia

Wendy Alpine
404-641-6170
More info

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2003

Under $250,000

10

32

92

H

Merial, UPS

Technology, Professional Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare

 

93

 

95

 

95

 

92

 

93

93.6%

NC

 

25

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

Media Relations, Marketing Communications

 

93

 

95

 

91

 

93

 

95

93.4%

NC

 

26

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

Media Relations

 

93

 

94

 

92

 

94

 

93

93.2%

NC

 

27

Janice McCafferty PR Chicago, Illinois

Nick Brennan
855-585-9034
More info

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2004

$1 million - $3 million

30

54

99

L

eDivv.com, Digital Color Group Inc., Rite Aid Corporation, Wright Entertainment Group, Dominion Enterprises

Celebrity PR, Retail, Lifestyle, Entertainment

 

92

 

94

 

91

 

94

 

93

92.8%

NC

 

28

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

Celebrity PR, Sports, Social Media, Lifestyle

 

92

 

92

 

94

 

94

 

91

92.6%

NC

 

29

Paul Werth Associates, Inc. Chicago, Illinois

Maria Gomez
614.224.8114
More info

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1997

$250,000 - $1 million

70

100+

92

L

Insuring Ohio Futures, The President Club, Cefaclor, Castle Shares

Healthcare

 

94

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

92.4%

NC

 

30

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

Healthcare, Food and Beverage, Agriculture, Brand Integration

 

91

 

93

 

91

 

93

 

92

92%

NC

 

31

Kaplow New York, New York

Liz Kaplow
212-221-1713
More info

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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

30

500+

94

L

Avon Foundation, Case-mate, Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), CVS/Pharmacy, Demand Media (Livestrong.com and eHow.com), Enterproid

Baby & Children, Media Relations, Brand Integration, Enterprise PR

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

91

91.8%

NC

 

32

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

Public Relations

 

93

 

92

 

90

 

92

 

91

91.6%

NC

 

33

JB Cumberland Public Relations New York, New York

Joanna Cumberland
646-230-6940
More info

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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

Lifestyle, Healthcare, Food and Beverage, Marketing Communications

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

89

91.2%

NC

 

34

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

Celebrity PR, Retail, Lifestyle, Healthcare

 

90

 

92

 

91

 

90

 

92

91%

NC

 

35

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

Media Relations

 

91

 

92

 

91

 

91

 

88

90.6%

NC

 

36

Phelps Group Santa Monica, California

Joe Phelps
310-752-4400
More info

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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

Media Relations, Marketing Communications, Crisis Communications

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

89

 

92

90.4%

NC

 

37

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,

Marketing Communications

 

87

 

92

 

89

 

92

 

91

90.2%

NC

 

38

IPG New York, New York

Michael I. Roth
212-704-1200
More info

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1998

Under $250,000

50

100+

92

L

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

Media Relations

 

90

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

90

90%

NC

 

39

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

Public Relations

 

90

 

90

 

89

 

89

 

90

89.6%

NC

 

40

DoubleDimond Public Relations LLC Houston, Texas

Margot Dimond
713-426-4111
More info

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2006

Unknown

10

50+

94

H

City of Galveston Recovers, CDM Smith, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology at Rice University, Dynamic Auction Solutions, ESCAPE Family Resource Center, GroundFORCE Building Systems

Media Relations, Marketing Communications, Crisis Communications

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

89

 

88

89.4%

NC

 

41

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

Media Relations, Web / Digital PR

 

90

 

90

 

89

 

88

 

88

89%

NC

 

42

Pilot PMR Toronto, Canada

David Doze
+1-416-462-0199
More info

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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

48

54

99

H

Burger King, Electrolux, TEDx Toronto, FirstOntario Credit Union, Clover Leaf

Legal, Media and Publishing, Government and Public Sector, Healthcare

 

90

 

90

 

88

 

87

 

88

88.6%

NC

 

43

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

Marketing Communications

 

87

 

90

 

87

 

90

 

87

88.2%

NC

 

44

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

Investor Relations, Enterprise PR

 

87

 

86

 

89

 

89

 

88

87.8%

NC

 

45

GolinHarris Chicago, Illinois

Al Golin
312-729-4000
More info

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1956

$5 million - $10 million

830

1000+

95

M

truth Campaign, Dow Chemical, Toyota Motor, Johnson & Johnson, Dove

Technology, Healthcare, Media Relations, Marketing Communications

 

89

 

89

 

82

 

89

 

88

87.4%

NC

 

46

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

Financial, Brand Integration, Web / Digital PR

 

87

 

87

 

87

 

87

 

87

87%

NC

 

47

Richmond Public Relations Seattle, Washington

Louis Richmond
206-682-6979
More info

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1992

$3 million - $5 million

52

64

90

L

Canlis Restaurant, Charlie, Chow Foods, City of Everett, Coastal Hotels, CRISTA

Public Relations

 

88

 

86

 

87

 

86

 

86

86.6%

NC

 

48

Colangelo & Partners Public Relations New York, New York

Gino Colangelo
646-624-2885
More info

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2006

Under $250,000

12

100+

97

L

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

Travel and Hospitality, Food and Beverage, Marketing Communications

 

88

 

86

 

84

 

88

 

85

86.2%

NC

 

49

Reilly Group Communications, Inc. Chicago, Illinois

Susan J. Reilly
773-348-3800
More info

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1996

$250,000 - $1 million

20

35+

92

M

Joseph Abboud, Furla, Escada, Capelli, butter London

Healthcare, Beauty and Fashion

 

86

 

87

 

84

 

87

 

86

86%

NC

 

50

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

Celebrity PR, Social Media, Entertainment, Food and Beverage

 

85

 

87

 

86

 

86

 

84

85.6%

NC

 
Needs Analysis

51

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

Government and Public Sector, Media Relations, Web / Digital PR

 

84

 

87

 

85

 

85

 

85

85.2%

NC

 

52

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

Media Relations

 

84

 

84

 

85

 

85

 

86

84.8%

NC

 

53

Mutual PR Bangalore, India

Mr. Priyadarshi Sharma
+91-8040728701
More info

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1995

Under $250,000

60

32

93

H

Yahoo India, STMicroelectronics, NComputing, Synopsys, Telit Wireless

Technology, Telecommunications, Social Media, Green Technology

 

81

 

85

 

85

 

86

 

85

84.4%

NC

 

54

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

Entertainment, Enterprise PR

 

84

 

83

 

84

 

85

 

85

84.2%

NC

 

55

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

Technology, Reputation Management, Crisis Communications, Brand Integration

 

85

 

84

 

84

 

84

 

82

83.8%

NC

 

56

SQM Public Relations LLC North Bethesda, Maryland

Sabrina McGowan
240-401-2092
More info

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2013

$250,000 - $1 million

58

10+

92

L

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

Media Relations, Marketing Communications, Web / Digital PR

 

83

 

84

 

83

 

84

 

83

83.4%

NC

 

57

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

Public Relations

 

82

 

83

 

83

 

84

 

83

83%

NC

 

58

PetersGroup Austin, Texas

Lauren Peters
512-794-8600
More info

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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

50

100+

95

L

HooVers, BancVue, mutual mobile, Motorola, IBM

Technology, Financial, Media Relations, Brand Integration

 

83

 

84

 

81

 

83

 

82

82.6%

NC

 

59

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

Industrial, Media Relations, Brand Integration, Crisis Communications

 

83

 

82

 

81

 

83

 

83

82.4%

NC

 

60

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

Media Relations

 

82

 

82

 

82

 

82

 

82

82%

NC

 
Creativity

61

Dukas Public Relations New York, New York

Richard Dukas
212-704-7385
More info

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2002

$250,000 - $1 million

17

300+

92

L

BlueMountain Capital, Conifer Group, Credit Union National Assn., EisnerAmper, Gamco Investors, Global X Management

Technology, Professional Services, Real Estate, Financial

 

81

 

80

 

82

 

83

 

83

81.8%

NC