Last updated: February 1, 2018

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Top 100 Public Relations Agencies

Best Public Relations Agencies - February 2018

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Active
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Retention
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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

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

100%

NC

 

2

Publix Northwest

Portland, Oregon

Dianne Danowski smith
503-201-7019
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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

19

35

93

L

Confidential,

 

100

 

99

 

100

 

100

 

99

99.6%

NC

 

3

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

 

99

 

98

 

100

 

99

 

100

99.2%

NC

 
Strong Performers

4

Pilot PMR

USA Division

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

 

99

 

100

 

98

 

100

 

98

99%

NC

 

5

Public Communications Inc.

Chicago, Illinois

Jill Allread
312-558-1770
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1962

$5 million - $10 million

45

50

97%

M

Fresenius, Option Care, Infectious Disease Society of America

 

100

 

99

 

97

 

98

 

99

98.6%

NC

 

6

Hagen PR

USA Division

Bernhard Hagen
+43-5572408300
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2009

$250,000 - $1 million

10

45

94

H

Blaser.swisslube, getzner, blum, ecoplast, sulzer

 

96

 

97

 

100

 

98

 

100

98.2%

NC

 
Contenders

7

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

 

97

 

97

 

100

 

96

 

100

98%

NC

 

8

Racepoint Global

Boston, Massachusetts

Ani Jigarjian
617-624-3200
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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

200

20+

98%

M

AT&T, ARM, Avery Dennison, Glidden, Kaiser Permanente

 

96

 

99

 

98

 

99

 

97

97.8%

NC

 

9

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

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

99

 

97

97.4%

NC

 

10

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

 

96

 

98

 

97

 

98

 

96

97%

NC

 

11

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

 

97

 

98

 

96

 

95

 

98

96.8%

NC

 

12

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

 

95

 

99

 

96

 

97

 

95

96.4%

NC

 

13

PURE Brand Communications

Denver, Colorado

Larry G. Holdren
303-625-1067
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2003

$250,000 - $1 million

30

55+

94

M

Confidential

 

96

 

97

 

96

 

95

 

96

96%

NC

 

14

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

 

96

 

97

 

95

 

94

 

97

95.8%

NC

 

15

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

 

97

 

92

 

96

 

96

 

96

95.4%

NC

 

16

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

 

96

 

93

 

96

 

97

 

94

95.2%

NC

 

17

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

 

96

 

95

 

92

 

95

 

96

94.8%

NC

 

18

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

 

94

 

96

 

92

 

94

94.4%

NC

 

19

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

 

93

 

95

 

93

 

96

 

94

94.2%

NC

 

20

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

 

93

 

95

 

93

 

95

 

93

93.8%

NC

 

21

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

 

95

 

94

 

93

 

93

 

93

93.6%

NC

 

22

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

 

92

 

95

 

95

 

90

93.2%

NC

 

23

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

 

94

 

93

 

92

 

93

93%

NC

 

24

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.

 

94

 

94

 

92

 

91

 

93

92.8%

NC

 

25

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

 

93

 

94

 

92

 

92

 

92

92.6%

NC

 

26

Concept Communication

USA Division

Ashish Jalan
02240558801
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2000

$1 million - $3 million

50

54

94

H

Confidential

 

91

 

94

 

93

 

94

 

89

92.2%

NC

 

27

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

 

93

 

92

 

90

 

91

 

93

91.8%

NC

 

28

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

 

92

 

93

 

90

 

90

 

93

91.6%

NC

 

29

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

 

92

 

92

 

89

 

92

 

91

91.2%

NC

 

30

Ruder Finn Inc.

New York, New York

David Finn
212-593-6400
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1948

$3 million - $5 million

580

1000+

97

M

Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, PepsiCo, TiVo, Swiss Private Bankers Association

 

89

 

91

 

91

 

91

 

92

90.8%

NC

 

31

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

 

88

 

90

 

91

 

92

 

91

90.4%

NC

 

32

Colangelo & Partners Public Relations

New York, New York

Gino Colangelo
646-624-2885
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2006

Under $250,000

12

100+

97

L

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

 

92

 

91

 

92

 

86

 

90

90.2%

NC

 

33

CapWest Strategies, LLC

Houston, Texas

Hector Carre
713-426-4300
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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

 

90

 

91

 

90

 

89

 

89

89.8%

NC

 

34

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

 

90

 

91

 

88

 

88

 

91

89.6%

NC

 

35

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

 

91

 

88

 

88

 

89

 

90

89.2%

NC

 

36

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

 

89

 

88

 

90

 

90

 

87

88.8%

NC

 

37

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

 

88

 

88

 

90

 

87

 

90

88.6%

NC

 

38

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

 

90

 

89

 

82

 

90

 

90

88.2%

NC

 

39

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

 

89

 

89

 

86

 

89

 

86

87.8%

NC

 

40

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

 

87

 

87

 

89

 

88

 

86

87.4%

NC

 

41

Dasko Communications Group, Inc.

Encinitas, California

Elyse Dasko
760-633-4811
More info

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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

 

86

 

88

 

87

 

87

 

87

87%

NC

 

42

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

 

88

 

86

 

86

 

88

 

86

86.8%

NC

 

43

Energi PR

USA Division

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

 

87

 

87

 

83

 

87

 

88

86.4%

NC

 

44

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

 

87

 

84

 

87

 

85

 

87

86%

NC

 

45

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

 

84

 

86

 

87

 

87

 

84

85.6%

NC

 

46

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

 

84

 

85

 

87

 

87

 

84

85.4%

NC

 

47

MWW Group

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Michael W. Kempner
201-507-9500
More info

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1995

$250,000 - $1 million

80

150+

91

H

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

 

85

 

86

 

85

 

83

 

87

85.2%

NC

 

48

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

 

86

 

85

 

83

85%

NC

 

49

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

 

85

 

86

 

81

 

85

 

86

84.6%

NC

 

50

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

 

85

 

85

 

84

 

84

 

83

84.2%

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

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

 

84

 

84

 

85

 

84

 

83

84%

NC

 

52

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

 

82

 

85

 

84

 

82

 

85

83.6%

NC

 

53

Hoffman Agency, The

San Jose, California

Lou Hoffman
408-286-2611
More info

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1994

$1 million - $3 million

10

15+

86

L

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

 

82

 

83

 

83

 

84

 

84

83.2%

NC

 

54

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

 

84

 

82

 

83

 

82

 

83

82.8%

NC