Last updated: December 1, 2017

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Top 94 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - December 2017

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Active
Clients

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Leaders

1

Konnect Agency

Los Angeles, California

Sabina Gault
213-988-8344
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2009

$5 million - $10 million

40

60+

91%

M

Dave & Buster's, Lyft, Fatburger, KRAVE Jerky, Nautica

 

99

 

100

 

98

 

100

 

98

99%

NC

 

2

Firefly Publicity

Red Wing, Minnesota

Kim Emery
651-388-7896
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2007

$250,000 - $1 million

27

54

93

L

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

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

 

97

98.6%

NC

 

3

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

 

96

 

94

 

96

 

97

 

95

95.6%

NC

 
Strong Performers

4

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

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%

NC

 

5

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

99

 

98

99.2%

NC

 

6

Pierce Mattie Communications

New York, New York

Serge Gurin
212-243-1431
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2001

Unknown

20

36+

94

H

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

 

96

 

98

 

99

 

98

 

100

98.2%

NC

 
Contenders

7

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

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%

NC

 

8

Hagen PR

Dornbirn, Austria

Bernhard Hagen
+43-5572408300
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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

94

H

Blaser.swisslube, getzner, blum, ecoplast, sulzer

 

96

 

98

 

96

 

100

 

98

97.6%

NC

 

9

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

 

99

 

97

 

100

 

97

97.8%

NC

 

10

GolinHarris

Chicago, Illinois

Al Golin
312-729-4000
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1956

$5 million - $10 million

830

1000+

95

M

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

 

97

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97.2%

NC

 

11

Concept Communication

Mumbai, India

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

96

 

97

96.8%

NC

 

12

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

 

99

 

96

 

95

 

96

 

97

96.6%

NC

 

13

Bruce Clay Inc.

Moorpark, California

Bruce Clay
805-517-1900
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1996

Above $10 million

40

200

90%

M

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

 

95

 

98

 

96

 

97

 

96

96.4%

NC

 

14

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

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

98

 

14

80.2%

NC

 

15

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

 

97

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

96

95.8%

NC

 

16

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.

 

95

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%

NC

 

17

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

 

94

 

96

 

94

 

97

 

95

95.2%

NC

 

18

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

 

96

 

96

 

94

 

95

 

94

95%

NC

 

19

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

 

94

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.6%

NC

 

20

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

 

93

 

93

 

95

 

94

 

96

94.2%

NC

 

21

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

 

92

 

94

 

95

 

94

 

95

94%

NC

 

22

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

 

95

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

93.6%

NC

 

23

DoubleDimond Public Relations LLC

Houston, Texas

Margot Dimond
713-426-4111
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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

 

95

 

95

 

91

 

92

 

94

93.4%

NC

 

24

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

 

93

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

93%

NC

 

25

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

 

91

 

94

 

94

 

93

 

92

92.8%

NC

 

26

Edelman

New York, New York

Daniel J. Edelman
212-768-0550
More info

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1952

Above $10 million

4000

10000+

97

M

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

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

91

92.6%

NC

 

27

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

 

93

 

92

 

93

 

93

 

91

92.4%

NC

 

28

Zeno Group

New York, New York

Barby K. Siegel
212-299-8888
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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.

 

91

 

91

 

92

 

93

 

92

91.8%

NC

 

29

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

 

93

 

92

 

92

 

91

 

90

91.6%

NC

 

30

Dur

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Duree Ross
954-723-9350
More info

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1999

Unknown

10

36+

100

M

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Can't Stomach Cancer: A Foundation of Debbie's Dream, Chocolate 4 Charity, Elegant Hotels Group

 

86

 

93

 

93

 

92

 

92

91.2%

NC

 

31

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

 

90

 

91

 

89

 

92

 

92

90.8%

NC

 

32

42 West

New York, New York

Tom Reno
212-277-7555
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2006

$5 million - $10 million

30

100+

98

M

References available upon request

 

91

 

91

 

89

 

90

 

91

90.4%

NC

 

33

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

 

90

 

92

 

90

 

90

 

89

90.2%

NC

 

34

Pilot PMR

Toronto, Canada

David Doze
+1-416-462-0199
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2004

$250,000 - $1 million

48

54

99

H

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

 

91

 

90

 

88

 

91

 

90

90%

NC

 

35

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

 

90

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

91

89.8%

NC

 

36

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

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

87

 

90

89.6%

NC

 

37

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

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

 

91

89.2%

NC

 

38

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.

 

89

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

89

89%

NC

 

39

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

 

87

 

89

 

87

 

90

 

90

88.6%

NC

 

40

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

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

88

 

90

88.2%

NC

 

41

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

 

89

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

89

88%

NC

 

42

Arment Dietrich Public Relations

Chicago, Illinois

Gini Dietrich
312-787-7249
More info

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2003

$1 million - $3 million

18

45

94

L

Confidential

 

89

 

85

 

88

 

87

 

89

87.6%

NC

 

43

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

 

88

 

88

 

87

 

89

 

85

87.4%

NC

 

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

 

87

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

87%

NC

 

45

CapWest Strategies, LLC

Houston, Texas

Hector Carre
713-426-4300
More info

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1996

Under $250,000

56

100+

91

M

ARAMARK, Community Education Partners, DCI Group, Icon Brands Company, K9's4Cops, Latino Business Roundtable

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%

NC

 

46

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

 

86

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

87

86.4%

NC

 

47

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

 

87

 

86

 

83

 

87

 

87

86%

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

 

87

 

85

 

86

 

86

 

85

85.8%

NC

 

49

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

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

85

 

84

85.6%

NC

 

50

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

 

85

 

86

 

84

 

87

 

84

85.2%

NC

 
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

On3PR

Tallahassee, Florida

Christina Johnson
850-339-5773
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2008

Under $250,000

40

38+

94

M

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

 

86

 

86

 

85

 

85

 

83

85%

NC

 

52

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

 

86

 

85

 

84

 

86

 

83

84.8%

NC

 

53

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

 

86

 

86

 

81

 

84

 

86

84.6%

NC

 

54

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

 

84

 

85

 

86

 

83

 

84

84.4%

NC

 

55

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

 

83

 

85

 

83

 

85

 

84

84%

NC

 

56

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

 

83

 

85

 

85

 

83

 

83

83.8%

NC