• Members of the Public Relations Global Network  extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in an Orlando, Florida nightclub earlier this week.  We join our colleagues throughout the world in mourning this senseless act of violence. Our thoughts are with the Orlando community as they struggle to come to terms with this tragedy.
    Evelyn John Holtzhausen, President PRGN

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LOCAL KNOWLEDGE ON A
GLOBAL SCALE

We know local markets around the world better than anyone. We ‘live’ each and every market. We are owner-operators who are deeply involved in our agencies, our communities and our industry every day.

 

AN EXCLUSIVE LIST OF
TOP PR AGENCIES

PRGN features an exclusive list of almost 50 hand-picked PR firms. Membership is by invitation-only. A stringent selection process ensures the network is comprised of influential leaders in the world of PR.

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MYRIAD LOCATIONS,
INFINITE THINKING

On the ground and around the globe our teams connect seamlessly. So, if you want the collective creativity of a connected network, look no further than the PRGN. Our insights and ideas, globally, will inspire you.

 

THE RIGHT SIZE
TO CARE

PRGN clients get the attention of a right-sized agency with the resources of a global network. Project teams are nimble and flexible, ensuring clients seize and sustain a competitive advantage around the globe.

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INDEPENDENT THINKING
IN ONE NETWORK

With close to 50 public relations firms employing 800 communications professionals on six continents and a combined income of more than $US110 million, we’re among the world’s top four independent PR networks.

 

YOUR CONNECTION TO
BETTER OUTCOMES

The bottom line is ‘we deliver’. Clients who trust us to grow their business include Clinique la Prairie, Eriez International, Expedia, FedEx, Grant Thornton, Match.com, MetLife, Old Navy, Trex Flooring, Vocollect, Walmart, Whole Foods Market and Zumba Fitness, to name a few.

Testimonials

  • "Our top analysts have become leaders in the national business press. RC has a great knowledge of our company and has supported us in significant communication challenges."
    Banco Penta
  • Last year we booked IC as our PR agency for Germany. We are very satisfied with the results that they have achieved for us and the thoroughness of their work. They represent Made in Germany in the true sense of the meaning.
    Dan Warren, Managing Director, International Business Development, Trex Company Inc.
  • "We consider LCI our 'secret weapon' as their experience extends beyond just the television press. They help us stay ahead of the game and increase our visibility."
    Jennifer Skorlich, VP, NBC/Bravo
  • “Working with you for the past 12 years has been one of our better professional experiences of that time period.  At the time we engaged The Equity Group, Mobile Mini had a market cap of $20 million...From no meaningful sell-side research or institutional holders, Mobile Mini now has a number of prominent investment firms writing on it and a large and loyal cadre of institutional holders. We have been impressed by The Equity Group’s continuing ability to develop and execute investor relations programs and activities that match our needs during the various stages of Mobile Mini’s corporate development.  That is due in part because you know your business very well, but just as importantly, you’ve taken the time to understand our business very well.  Throughout the years, The Equity Group has been extremely knowledgeable, responsive and helpful.  While we did our job of building a successful company, I am firmly convinced that the caliber of the investor relations/corporate communications services provided by The Equity Group has been a critical element in the gains we have achieved in our shareholder value.
    Larry Trachtenberg, Director & Former CFO, Mobile Mini, Inc.
  • "We have had the pleasure of having Coast Communications to handle our PR work. Coast had  a very clear and good capacity and understanding where our company is and how to use the market position and the USP’s of the company to build and gain a much stronger position, brand and perception of the company. It is my experience that the set up at Coast Communications makes it affordable without losing flexibility and at the same time retaining access to very highly qualified specialists  when needed. Coast Communications network with the media contacts where of a fantastic value and would have taken years and loads of resources to be able to obtain. Coast Communications helped us to release the right type of press releases and also the perfect quotes in the right type of media, in almost no time. I am happy to give Coast Communications my best recommendations."
    Christopher Hermansen, Country Manager (CEO), Compost Marketing DK
  • "We have never seen the defendants’ side put forth in the media so well."
    Lead Defense Attorney, white-collar federal case, Salt Lake City
  • “Over the past 10 years, I’ve worked with Lauren and her team on both short-term and long-term campaigns.  They bring the same expertise, personal integrity and tireless focus to protracted efforts as they do to the quick hard pushes of short-term campaigns.  Reed Public Relations gives it their all every day and they make every client their most important client.”
    Wendy Norton, Public Affairs Specialist
  • Many thanks for the press briefing yesterday … the team is very pleased with the work … The key media came, and we had excellent media coverage … better than in Hong Kong ;-). So thank you very much!
    Rabobank International
  • Good job and thank you very much for your effort. Many thanks for organising such a smooth set of media contacts. The press coverage seems to be multiplying after the trip, with other Asian papers and periodicals picking up on the events in Singapore!
    World Gold Council
  • Perfect Relations Pvt. Ltd. has executed the 'Godfrey Phillips Bravery National Awards' (a CSR initiative by Godfrey Phillips India) campaign in India over the past 3 years, as our Public Relations Agency. Perfect Relations has seamlessly managed the entire event and we would like to confirm that their experience, planning, delivery and execution is unmatched in the industry.
    Harmanjit Singh, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Godfrey Phillips India Ltd.
  • "CPC have been an invaluable communications partner as we put together two organisations and maintain our position as a top tier Swiss private bank. They bring us objective and professional advice, are very responsive and able to navigate every issue with sensitivity"
    Marcello Szerman, Banque J. Safra Sarasin
  • "For over ten years CPC has been an invaluable strategic partner who has played a vital role in the the positive growth and development of our school. I cannot recommend them highly enough."
    Sean Power, Institut Florimont
  • "CPC combines the spirit of a boutique agency with the ability to fit in seamlessly in an international and corporate environment. Their strategic advice as well as tactical reactivity have proven invaluable to easyJet. The dedicated multilingual team enables us to reach out effectively to all Swiss media, regardless of language and region"
    Thomas Haagensen, easyJet
  • I would like to convey my sincere thanks to you and your team for conducting such a wonderful Advanced Media Response training for us. The input provided to us on how to handle the media during crisis was really worth remembering. The video session was an eye-opener for all of us. We can really learn from our own mistakes.
    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
  • “For small and micro-cap companies like Hill International, it doesn't make any sense to have an in-house investor relations professional when there is a firm like The Equity Group that can provide you access to an entire team of IR professionals on an as-needed basis at a fraction of the cost.  Theirknowledge of the investment and analyst community has been invaluable as we have transitioned from a private, family-run business to a publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.  I wouldn't recommend that the management of any company go through that process without the outstanding professionals at The Equity Group by your side.”
    David L. Richter, President & COO, Hill International, Inc.
  • cometis has a long lasting experience in the capital markets and has an excellent reputation. That’s why we have never even thought of changing the partner.
    Dieter Manz, CEO and founder Manz AG
  • “Building a new, multi-industry consortium and developing a new national technical standard for lighting and power management are two big tasks. Doing both successfully and simultaneously meant having a public relations resource with an understanding of organizational mechanics, strong technical prowess and highly capable media and communications capabilities. Lewis Public Relations uses the full package to deliver results.”
    Kevin A. Schader, APR, Global Inventures
  • "Whatever LCI said they would do, they did - exceeding expectations and generating strategic results."
    Kathy Paver, PIER 39
  • "I have been cooperating with SoundPR for more than ten years, in the media relations area. I have always valued the competence of their team and the positive managing role played by Matteo and Alessandra. Excellent work, and great results!"
    Luca Rossettini, Vice President Eastern EMEA at SolidWorks Corporation
  • “Cullen Communications has managed and organised the Continental Irish Car of the Year awards with a huge amount of professionalism, imagination and attention to detail, ensuring the event is an absolute ‘must’ for the key personnel from the motor industry and motoring journalists”.
    Continental Tyres
  • "I really want to thank LCI for the great iPhone launch. This really demonstrates the power of public relations. Our iOS install went up 1400+% on 8/20! The growth came almost all from China and the U.S., reflecting where we targeted our public relations. Mac daily usage also went up 50%, probably due to the new wave of publicity Thank you. Great job."
    Jay Shen, Maxthon
  • "Spanish media is overloaded with information. It is not enough to have a good product; it needs to be presented in an attractive manner! SCR’s creativitymanaged to attract journalists with an artistic, intelligent and fantasy message and got them to engage in our “Ready to sin” campaign."
    Maria Eugenia Benito, Press & PR Executive, Visit Britain
  • “HWB’s strategic expertise, coupled with their professional execution, has played a valuable role in building the Futuregrowth brand over the past decade.”
    Michele Usher, Head of Marketing, Futuregrowth Asset Management
  • “Your involvement at USC has made a huge difference at Lusk. You clearly have enhanced our identity.”
    Stan Ross, Chairman, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
  • "The client received so much free media, the ad wizards should study these guys."
    The New Republic
  • “For entrepreneurs and executives looking to grow new business ventures, it’s hard to find a public relations firm that delivers both quality and service to all of its clients, big and small. Unlike the other agencies I talked to, Lewis Public Relations listened and developed a creative program that worked for my budget and my unique needs. Then, they applied the same creativity toward a media relations strategy that resulted in valuable coverage for my business.”
    Vince Morvillo, Sea Lake Yacht Sales
  • “For the past 13 years, HWB has worked closely with ADT South Africa to maintain a positive perception of our brand and provide valuable support for our overall marketing strategy.”
    Martin OCHIEN’G, Marketing and Strategy Director, ADT South Africa
  • “As we approach the end of the year, I want to be sure to acknowledge the people and the organizations that have truly made a difference.  That list must include The Equity Group.  When we began working together in the spring of 2000, Inter Parfums had a market cap of about $85 million, and as they say on the Street, our shares traded by appointment averaging 5,000 shares per day.  In the ensuing years, Inter Parfums has grown sales and net income substantially and our market cap has risen to nearly $500 million with average trading volume of about 200,000 shares.  The caliber of the writing for news releases, presentations, conference call scripts, corporate profiles, and our annual reports has been first rate and importantly, reflecting a keen understanding of our business and our business opportunities.  We have had highly productive meetings with portfolio managers and buy-side analysts at institutional investors in many cities.  Our Company has been profiled in major business media including Business Week,Investor’s Business Daily and CNNfn.  When I think about The Equity Group, professional, responsive, initiative, enthusiastic, thorough, and fun to work with, are the words that come to mind.  For all the times I should have said it and didn’t, 'Thank you and great job!'”
    Jean Madar, Chairman & CEO, Inter Parfums, Inc.
  • "On the first edition of Innovators under 35 awards in Chile we have the support of RumboCierto, which has been key to achieving the broader impact on Chilean media."
    MIT Technology Review
  • “The last time we worked together, Xenophon helped produce a strategic plan that ultimately transformed a bankrupt technology company with a stock option probe into a successful $2.1 billion acquisition.”
    Doug Wills, Director, Redback Networks (An Ericsson Company)
  • “Coast Communications is our partner in strategic media training and education. We are.impressed by the agency’s ability, not least in its communications with its clients!” us!”
    Helena Östman, communications director, Nordea Sweden
  • Thank you all for your patience and support for not questioning the plan, working nonstop to achieve the objectives and giving it your best shot. This is what team work is all about and I am very happy to say that the work done by the team on YouTube FanFest has been phenomenal. This mail is not just about getting great coverage but about the passion, can do spirit and a positive attitude with which you guys approached this. Thank you for being phenomenal and a pleasure to work with.
    Gaurav Bhaskar - Global Communications & Public Affairs Manager, Google India
  • "Identia has been a master chef for such a demanding gourmet as we believe MBA Lazard has been over the years. Ironically our clients pay us to keep their important M&A deals confidential, while Identia ask that we to pay  their professional fees to walk the narrow path of  informing the least, protect our corporate image and  maintain the MBA brand awareness. Many thanks Identia for 20 years of understanding, cordiality and excellent service."
    Alejandro Reynal, President of MBA Lazard
  • “Coast Communications has during such a long period as nearly a decade, demonstrated high competence  and created very positive results in its communications and PR-work for Sparbanken Öresund! They have acted  full service agency including the production of no less than 8 annual reports in digital and print versions.”
    Christina Elwing, Information and marketing director, Saving bank Öresundsbanken
  • "We agency know-how was instrumental in demonstrating, across key French wine markets, the unmatched benefits of natural cork. Their understanding of the issues shaping complex narratives is top-notch!"
    Carlos de Jesus, Director of Marketing & Communications Amorim Group
  • "Hats off and many thanks to the We agency for its dynamism and skills ! I would like to congratulate the team for the excellent work accomplished in developping such a comprehensive and successful awarness campaign to bring more attention on Psoriasis."
    Dalila SID-MOHAND, Director of France Psoriasis
  • "The Fearey Group led the way for us in creating much of our new public communications structure while helping us to shape how we could grow our key initiatives.”
    Dan Dixon, Swedish Medical Center
  • "HWB Communications have been able to position GEPF’s brand positively in the media and our coverage has increased exponentially over the past nine months. As a result of their work we have been able to communicate good GEPF stories to all stakeholders. They understand our business and always provide excellent support and advice."
    Matau Molapo, Communications Administrator, Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)
  • “ANA – the Association of National Advertisers – has been a client of CooperKatz since its founding 17 years ago. To say the least, our start was unique – as CooperKatz had its original office inside the ANA. We grew close because CooperKatz brought a wonderful blend of creativity, strategic insight, deft writing and outstanding production capabilities. CooperKatz and ANA have grown together, provided mutual support, and made each other better.”
    Bob Liodice, President and Chief Executive Officer, Association of National Advertisers (ANA)
  • "Sound PR is an extremely effective partner for Deichmann, and I would recommend them to any company looking for an honest, outstanding PR firm."
    Ulrich Effing, Corporate Communication Director Deichmann
  • “We are truly enthusiastic about our long standing engagement with Free Communication. The PR industry is notorious for its high rate of staff migration and team changes, however FreeComm has managed to keep the core team of the WIZZ account intact over many years and a wealth of industry experience meets a solid Communications knowledge base. FreeComm’s team excels in walking the extra mile, taking ownership and is highly accountable for all activities.”
    Daniel de Carvalho, Corporate Communication Manager WIZZ AIR Group
  • "4 words would perfectly describe WE agency : Availability, responsiveness, attentiveness, thinking skills."
    Thierry Gluskack, President Cocorette
  • Perfect Relations Pvt. Ltd. executed the 'Rolex Awards for Enterprise' (a CSR/philantrophic initiative of Rolex) campaign in India for Rolex SA, Geneva in 2012 as our Public Relations agency. Perfect Relations worked extremely well with our team in seamlessly managing the entire event. We confirm that the agency's experience, planning, delivery and execution are all outstanding. We would unreservedly recommend them to another client.
    Rebecca Irvin - Director of the Rolex Institute, Rolex SA, Geneva
  • What I appreciate about each service provider is reliable, continuous and consistent work, which cometis provides in a really excellent way.
    Florian Seubert, CFO and co-founder zooplus AG
  • Thank you for the media lunch arrangements. We are pleased with the extensive coverage by the media.
    Media Lunch
  • “Life in the start-up world can be very confusing. Conveying a clear and concise message to the public is critical at this stage. Within the first couple of meetings, Lauren and team completed understood our industry and product and helped us move from start-up thinking to enterprise branding.”
    LeShane Greenhill, Sagents
  • "LCI is our secret weapon"
    Jennifer Skorlich, NBC Universal
  • For many years IC AG does PR for the Beiersdorf brand Eucerin®. The IC team has excellent contacts with our target media and produces results which we are very satisfied with.
    Edda-Maria Rönnau-Jahn, Product Management Eucerin®, Beiersdorf
  • “Results! I’ve been consistently impressed with the top notch results achieved by LCWA. They have given our initiatives incredible exposure to a larger and more diverse audience.”
    Deborah Hanson, Jarden Safety & Security
  • “CooperKatz has been our valued communications partner for almost 10 years, and brings creativity and passion for our brand to their work. The team’s knowledge expands beyond pure public relations, and into broader marketing areas like digital and social. The team has consistently delivered results for our product launches and partnerships, and has supported our participation in industry events. CooperKatz is committed to help us grow our position as the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies.”
    Gina Pilnacek, Director of Marketing, Polar USA

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