Our Selection Process For
Best Public Relations Agencies

Last updated: April 1, 2016

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Best Public Relations Agencies - April 2016

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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
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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

Blue Water Communications West Bradenton, Florida

Lynnette J. Werning
800-975-3212
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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

25

37

97

H

Black & White Transportation, Princeton University Art Museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%
Increased +55

+55

 
Strong Performers

4

Reilly Group Communications, Inc. Chicago, Illinois

Susan J. Reilly
773-348-3800
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1996

$250,000 - $1 million

20

35+

92

M

Joseph Abboud, Furla, Escada, Capelli, butter London

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%
Increased +52

+52

 

5

The Kula Group Dallas, Texas

Wendy Browder Kula
972-668-9583
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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 +18

+18

 

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

Headwall Marketing Sacramento, California

Casey Hartwell
415-730-5073
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2013

$1 million - $3 million

15

28+

93

H

Confidential

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%
Increased +89

+89

 

8

Blaze Santa Monica, California

Matt Kovacs
310-395-5050
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1990

Under $250,000

10

100+

96

M

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

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%
Decreased -3

-3

 

9

AMDG Public Affairs Buffalo, New York

Marissa A. Wilson
716-523-6817
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2011

$250,000 - $1 million

10

15+

91

H

Confidential

 

96

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%
Increased +19

+19

 

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

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%
Increased +23

+23

 

11

Public Communications Inc. Chicago, Illinois

Dorothy Oliver Pirovano
312-558-1770
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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

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%
Decreased -4

-4

 

12

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

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%

NC

 

13

Maslowski & Associates Roseland, New Jersey

Irene Z. Maslowski
973-226-1494
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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

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%
Increased +78

+78

 

14

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc DC , Washington

John J. Seng
202-955-0044
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1998

$250,000 - $1 million

20

64

92

H

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

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%
Increased +57

+57

 

15

Behan Communications, Inc. Glen Falls, New York

Mark L. Behan
518.792.3856
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2000

$250,000 - $1 million

40

70+

91

L

Confidential

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%
Increased +20

+20

 

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 +8

+8

 

17

Hirons Company Farmington, Connecticut

Tom Hirons
317-977-2206
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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

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%
Increased +64

+64

 

18

Publix Northwest Portland, Oregon

Dianne Danowski smith
503-201-7019
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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

19

35

93

L

Confidential,

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%
Decreased -7

-7

 

19

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

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%
Increased +68

+68

 

20

GaileyMurray Communications Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Thomas A. Gailey
484-368-3321
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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

45

45

95

L

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

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%
Increased +29

+29

 

21

AM:PM PR Portland, Oregon

Allison McCormick
503-232-1015
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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

10

25

94

L

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

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%
Decreased -13

-13

 

22

Arment Dietrich Public Relations Chicago, Illinois

Gini Dietrich
312-787-7249
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2003

$1 million - $3 million

18

45

94

L

Confidential

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%
Increased +16

+16

 

23

Mutual PR Andheri (E), Mumbai, India

Mr. Priyadarshi Sharma
+91-22-61271051/52
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1995

Under $250,000

60

32

93%

L

Yahoo India, STMicroelectronics, NComputing, Synopsys, Telit Wireless

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%
Decreased -7

-7

 

24

Powell Tate Washington, District of Columbia

Sheila Tate
202-383-9700
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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

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%
Increased +29

+29

 

25

C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. Monona, Wisconsin

Charlene Blohm
608-216-7300
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2001

Under $250,000

35

20+

93

M

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

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%
Increased +43

+43

 

26

Hart Associates Inc. Maumee, Ohio

Mike Hart
419-893-9600
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1965

$1 million - $3 million

50

500+

97

M

Paramount Health Care

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%
Decreased -13

-13

 

27

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

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%
Decreased -9

-9

 

28

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

 

92

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

93

92%
Increased +67

+67

 

29

Edelman New York, New York

Daniel J. Edelman
212-768-0550
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1952

Above $10 million

4000

10000+

97

M

Berliner Pilsner, Microsoft, PayPal, American Heart Association, Hewlett Packard

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%
Increased +59

+59

 

30

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

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%
Decreased -6

-6

 

31

Perry Communications Group Sacramento, California

Kassy Perry
916-658-0144
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2001

Under $250,000

50

34+

92

H

Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%
Increased +11

+11

 

32

PetersGroup Austin, Texas

Lauren Peters
512-794-8600
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1999

$250,000 - $1 million

50

100+

95

L

HooVers, BancVue, mutual mobile, Motorola, IBM

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%
Decreased -2

-2

 

33

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

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%
Increased +24

+24

 

34

Energi PR Toronto, ON, Canada

Esther Buchsbaum
888-764-6322
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2010

$250,000 - $1 million

36

45

95

L

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

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%
Decreased -3

-3

 

35

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

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%
Increased +13

+13

 

36

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

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%
Decreased -17

-17

 

37

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

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%
Increased +47

+47

 

38

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

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%
Decreased -10

-10

 

39

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

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%
Decreased -29

-29

 

40

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

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%

NC

 

41

Prosper for Purpose Brecksville, Ohio

Lorraine Schuchart
216-469-7977
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2012

$250,000 - $1 million

19

45

94%

L

Driftwood Restaurants and Catering, The Holden Arboretum,

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%
Increased +20

+20

 

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

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%
Increased +23

+23

 

43

Kaplow New York, New York

Liz Kaplow
212-221-1713
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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

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%
Increased +50

+50

 

44

20kgroup Houston, Texas

Deborah A. Fiorito
713-224-1877
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2003

Under $250,000

10

30+

95%

L

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

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%
Increased +46

+46

 

45

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

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%
Decreased -19

-19

 

46

Exponent Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tom Lindell
612-305-6003
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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

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%
Increased +48

+48

 

47

Renata Parker PR LLC Greenville, South Carolina

Renata Parker
864-346-3303
More info

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2004

Under $250,000

25

45

95

H

cirquedusoleil.com

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%
Decreased -38

-38

 

48

Morningstar Communications Overland Park, Kansas

Eric M. Morgenstern
913-851-8700
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1997

$1 million - $3 million

15

20+

87

H

Karen Covington, Stinson Morrison Hecker

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%
Decreased -14

-14

 

49

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

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%
Increased +10

+10

 

50

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

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%
Increased +22

+22

 
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

Apples & Oranges Public Relations New York, New York

Amore
888-371-4718
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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

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%
Increased +23

+23

 

52

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

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%
Decreased -35

-35

 

53

Concept Communication Mumbai, India

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
More info

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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%
Increased +22

+22

 

54

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

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%
Increased +22

+22

 

55

JFK Communications, Inc. Trenton, New Jersey

John F. Kouten
609-456-0822
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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

34

300+

97

L

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

 

84

 

85

 

86

 

83

 

84

84.4%
Increased +44

+44

 

56

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

 

83

 

85

 

83

 

85

 

84

84%
Decreased -20

-20