Our Selection Process For
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Last updated: April 1, 2017

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Top 100 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - April 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

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

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%
Increased +15

+15

 
Strong Performers

4

Headwall Marketing

Sacramento, California

Casey Hartwell
415-730-5073
More info

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2013

$1 million - $3 million

15

28+

93

H

Confidential

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +79

+79

 

5

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%
Increased +16

+16

 

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

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%
Increased +49

+49

 

8

Peak Communicators, Ltd.

Vancouver, Canada

Jeff Domansky
604-689-5559
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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

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Increased +91

+91

 

9

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.

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%
Increased +79

+79

 

10

Fujita & Miura Public Relations, Inc.

Chalfont, Pennsylvania

MIURA
808-245-3677
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

95

H

Kauai Realty, Inc., Kiahuna Golf Club, Kymry Perez, Matsuri Kauai, Mark

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +53

+53

 

11

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

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Decreased -3

-3

 

12

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

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%
Increased +24

+24

 

13

Dasko Communications Group, Inc.

Encinitas, California

Elyse Dasko
760-633-4811
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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

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +33

+33

 

14

Concept Communication

Mumbai, India

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
More info

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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +52

+52

 

15

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

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Increased +83

+83

 

16

Patriot Strategies

Washington , District of Columbia

George Seymore
202-559-9048
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2008

$250,000 - $1 million

10

42

95

H

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

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%
Increased +12

+12

 

17

Germinder & Associates, Inc.

New York, NY

Lea-Ann Germinder
212-367-2170
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

70

120+

89

L

Confidential

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +72

+72

 

18

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

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Increased +10

+10

 

19

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

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +39

+39

 

20

Beattie Communications Group

Holborn,London, United Kingdom

Douglas Mackay
08448-425260
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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

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Increased +23

+23

 

21

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

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Decreased -18

-18

 

22

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

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Increased +20

+20

 

23

Hawkins International Public Relations

New York, New York

Jennifer Hawkins
212-255-6541
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2002

$250,000 - $1 million

40

70+

92

H

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

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Increased +9

+9

 

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

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Increased +62

+62

 

25

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

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +8

+8

 

26

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

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Increased +24

+24

 

27

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

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Decreased -4

-4

 

28

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

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%
Decreased -8

-8

 

29

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

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Decreased -10

-10

 

30

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

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Increased +35

+35

 

31

Public Communications Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

Jill Allread
312-558-1770
More info

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1962

$5 million - $10 million

45

50

97%

M

Fresenius, Option Care, Infectious Disease Society of America

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Increased +17

+17

 

32

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

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Increased +22

+22

 

33

Mutual PR

Andheri (E), Mumbai, India

Mr. Priyadarshi Sharma
+91-22-61271051/52
More info

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1995

Under $250,000

60

32

93%

L

Yahoo India, STMicroelectronics, NComputing, Synopsys, Telit Wireless

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%
Increased +34

+34

 

34

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

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Increased +46

+46

 

35

Hermanoff Public Relations

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Sandy M. Hermanoff
248-851-3993
More info

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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

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Increased +50

+50

 

36

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

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Increased +8

+8

 

37

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

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Decreased -32

-32

 

38

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

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Increased +55

+55

 

39

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

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Increased +12

+12

 

40

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

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%
Increased +44

+44

 

41

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

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Decreased -27

-27

 

42

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

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Decreased -1

-1

 

43

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

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Increased +32

+32

 

44

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

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Increased +46

+46

 

45

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

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Increased +51

+51

 

46

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

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Decreased -31

-31

 

47

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

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Decreased -17

-17

 

48

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.

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Increased +33

+33

 

49

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

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Decreased -23

-23

 

50

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

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Increased +21

+21

 
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

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

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%
Decreased -47

-47

 

52

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

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Increased +24

+24

 

53

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

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Decreased -29

-29

 

54

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

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Decreased -43

-43

 

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

 

84

 

85

 

86

 

83

 

84

84.4%
Decreased -43

-43

 

56

CCgroup

London, United Kingdom

Ian Mccann
+44-2075357203
More info

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1985

Unknown

33

34

92

H

Syniverse, AIRCOM International

 

83

 

85

 

83

 

85

 

84

84%
Decreased -27

-27

 

57

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

 

83

 

85

 

85

 

83

 

83

83.8%
Increased +25

+25

 

58

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

 

85

 

82

 

84

 

82

 

84

83.4%
Increased +2

+2

 

59

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

 

84

 

84

 

81

 

84

 

82

83%
Decreased -21

-21