Last updated: September 1, 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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Change in Rank

Leaders

1

20K Group, LLC Houston, Texas

Deborah A. Fiorito
713-224-1877
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2003

$3 million - $5 million

40

70+

94

L

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

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +21

+21

 

2

SSPR Northfield, Illinois

Steve Simon
800-287-2279
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1978

$3 million - $5 million

50

500+

92%

M

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%

NC

 

3

Paul Werth Associates, Inc. Chicago, Illinois

Maria Gomez
614.224.8114
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1997

$250,000 - $1 million

70

100+

92

L

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%

NC

 
Strong Performers

4

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

 

5

Crenshaw Communications New York, New York

Dorothy Crenshaw
212-367-9700
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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

 

6

Ink Link Marketing Pembroke Pines, Florida

Kimberly T. Miller
305-333-2809
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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

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

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%

NC

 

8

Clearpoint Agency, Inc. Encinitas, California

Bonnie Shaw
760-230-2424
More info

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2003

Under $250,000

58

100+

91

M

Across Systems, Inc., CUSO Financial Services (CFS), HERAE, Localization World Conference, Sorrento Pacific Financial, Synteract

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Increased +39

+39

 

9

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

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +77

+77

 

10

Blick & Staff Communications St. Louis, Missouri

Harriet Blickenstaff
314-727-5700
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2003

Under $250,000

40

50+

92

H

Confidential

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%
Increased +44

+44

 

11

Barbara Peck Public Relations Tucson , Arizona

Barbara J. Peck
520-360-5120
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

20

12+

90

H

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

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Increased +1

+1

 

12

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

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%
Increased +75

+75

 

13

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

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +72

+72

 

14

Mutual PR Bangalore, India

Mr. Priyadarshi Sharma
+91-8040728701
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1995

Under $250,000

60

32

93

H

Yahoo India, STMicroelectronics, NComputing, Synopsys, Telit Wireless

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +1

+1

 

15

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

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Increased +50

+50

 

16

Harris Forbes Associates West Hartford, Connecticut

Cheryl Harris Forbes
860-232-0277
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2006

$250,000 - $1 million

25

40+

94

H

University of Hartford, Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut , Oxygen

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%
Increased +80

+80

 

17

Payton Communications, LLC Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Beverly M. Payton
215-357-5075
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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

H

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

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +38

+38

 

18

Hoffman Agency, The San Jose, California

Lou Hoffman
408-286-2611
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1994

$1 million - $3 million

10

15+

86

L

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

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Decreased -5

-5

 

19

Hermanoff Public Relations Farmington Hills, Michigan

Sandy M. Hermanoff
248-851-3993
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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

75

125+

94

H

Detroit Housing Commission, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, CHEP Automotive and Industrial Solutions

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +4

+4

 

20

iprex New York, NY

Bobbie Goodwin
414-755-2170
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1983

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

90%

M

Confidential

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Decreased -10

-10

 

21

Prosek Partners New York, New York

Jennifer Prosek
212-279-3115
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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

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Decreased -3

-3

 

22

Renata Parker PR LLC Greenville, South Carolina

Renata Parker
864-346-3303
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2004

Under $250,000

25

45

95

H

cirquedusoleil.com

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Increased +15

+15

 

23

MWW Group East Rutherford, New Jersey

Michael W. Kempner
201-507-9500
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1995

$250,000 - $1 million

80

150+

91

H

Reckitt Benckiser, Hillshire, jetBlue, walgreens, verizon foundation, Samsung

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Increased +58

+58

 

24

JCPR Parsippany, New Jersey

Jennifer Connelly
973-850-7300
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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

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Increased +19

+19

 

25

Regan Communications Group Boston, Massachusetts

George Regan
617-488-2800
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1984

$1 million - $3 million

65

300+

92

M

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

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +46

+46

 

26

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

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Increased +50

+50

 

27

Elasticity St. Louis, Missouri

Brian Cross
314-561-8253
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2010

Under $250,000

30

100+

92

H

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

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Decreased -3

-3

 

28

Publix Northwest Portland, Oregon

Dianne Danowski smith
503-201-7019
More info

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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

19

35

93

L

Confidential,

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%
Increased +18

+18

 

29

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

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Increased +3

+3

 

30

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

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Increased +43

+43

 

31

Carr Marketing Communications Inc. Buffalo, New York

Robert P. Carr
716-831-1500
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1996

$250,000 - $1 million

100

170+

92

H

citibank, CPA Financial Network, First Niagara, Morgan Stanley, Paramax

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Increased +67

+67

 

32

Permitting Partners WASHINGTON, Washington

Lindsey Johnson
802-342-0519
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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

40

34

94

H

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

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Increased +57

+57

 

33

NP Strategy Columbia, South Carolina

Marcia Purday
803-318-3188
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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

25

45

95

L

Embattled Clippers, Gulbrandsen Chemicals

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%
Increased +64

+64

 

34

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

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Decreased -23

-23

 

35

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

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Decreased -6

-6

 

36

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

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Increased +14

+14

 

37

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

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Decreased -2

-2

 

38

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

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Decreased -2

-2

 

39

gabbegroup New York, New York

Jill S. Gabbe
212-220-4444
More info

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1980

Under $250,000

15

100+

94

L

American Red Cross Sept. 11 Recovery Grants Program, American Management Assn., Art Students League of New York, Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, BD (Becton Dickinson), Beldon Fund

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Increased +14

+14

 

40

42 West New York, New York

Tom Reno
212-277-7555
More info

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2006

$5 million - $10 million

30

100+

98

M

References available upon request

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%
Increased +35

+35

 

41

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

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Increased +59

+59

 

42

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

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Decreased -9

-9

 

43

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

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Increased +25

+25

 

44

Peak Communicators, Ltd. Vancouver, Canada

Jeff Domansky
604-689-5559
More info

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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

30

50+

94%

M

7-Eleven Canada, New Gold Inc., NEXT Marketing Inc., Novo Textiles, Avigilon

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Decreased -43

-43

 

45

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

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Increased +27

+27

 

46

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

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Decreased -37

-37

 

47

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

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Increased +5

+5

 

48

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

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Increased +35

+35

 

49

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

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Decreased -7

-7

 

50

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

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Increased +13

+13

 
Needs Analysis

51

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,

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%

NC

 

52

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

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Decreased -45

-45

 

53

GaileyMurray Communications Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Thomas A. Gailey
484-368-3321
More info

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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

45

45

95

L

American Revolution Center, Bank of America, Comcast, Drexel University, GeoInvesting

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Decreased -39

-39

 

54

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

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Decreased -46

-46

 

55

Germinder & Associates, Inc. New York, NY

Lea-Ann Germinder
212-367-2170
More info

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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

70

120+

89

L

Confidential

 

84

 

85

 

86

 

83

 

84

84.4%
Increased +27

+27

 

56

Concept Communication Mumbai, India

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
More info

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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

83

 

85

 

83

 

85

 

84

84%
Decreased -37

-37

 

57

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.

 

83

 

85

 

85

 

83

 

83

83.8%
Decreased -23

-23

 

58

Powell Tate Washington, District of Columbia

Sheila Tate
202-383-9700
More info

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1991

$250,000 - $1 million

30

1000+

96%

M

American Council on Education, Bank of America, Entertainment Software Association, Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, Mexico City, US Chamber of Commerce

 

85

 

82

 

84

 

82

 

84

83.4%
Increased +3

+3

 

59

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

 

84

 

84

 

81

 

84

 

82

83%