Sponsors

For information on sponsorship opportunities for the PRWeek Awards 2014, please contact: Lauren Lombardo at lauren.lombardo@prweek.com or (646) 638-6032

2014 SPONSORS

 


Airfoil, with offices in Silicon Valley, Detroit, London and Hong Kong, is an independent integrated marketing communications firm serving both emerging and leading technology companies. Airfoil drives technology communications for a growing client roster across consumer, enterprise, healthcare and automotive segments. The agency provides services to measure, inform and accelerate clients’ marketing communications, digital, social media and brand strategy programs. Follow Airfoil on Facebook and Twitter at @airfoilgroup.

 


Allison+Partners is a global communications firm driven by a collaborative approach to innovation and creativity. The firm is organized around seven practices: Consumer Marketing, Corporate, Global China Practice, Health + Wellness, Public Affairs, Social Impact, and Technology + Digital Media..

 


Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in health care, agriculture and high-tech materials.  Our products and services are designed to benefit people and improve the quality of life.  At the same time, we aim to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power.  Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and acts as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen.  For more information, go to www.bayerus.com.

 

 



Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, provides press release and multimedia delivery into news editorial systems worldwide. Choose from hundreds of industry and geographic circuits – we’ll optimize press release content for search engines, post to thousands of websites and add social media sharing functionality. And, our innovative online newsroom hosting services and measurement reports provide additional communications tools. Learn more at BusinessWire.com and the BusinessWired blog; follow updates on Twitter: @businesswire or on Facebook.



Carmichael Lynch Spong is a full-service firm that ignites and sustains momentum for a select portfolio of blue-chip clients. As a testament to the work the agency does on behalf of its clients, Carmichael Lynch Spong is proud of its 300+ award-winning campaigns.  The agency is also the industry's three-time recipient of the "Agency of the Year" award by national trade journals The Holmes Report and PRWeek.


Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research into advanced biofuels. For more information click www.chevron.com.


In 1952, Dan Edelman planted the seed for a new kind of company – one that would redefine the role of public relations. Sixty two years later, we continue to push the boundaries of what PR can do. Grounded by our core values and strengthened by our independence, we help clients communicate, engage and build relationships with their stakeholders. For more information, visit www.edelman.com.


Fahlgren Mortine, a finalist for PRWeek's 2012 Agency of the Year award, is one of the nation’s largest independent marketing and communications agencies with 2013 revenue of approximately $28 million and 15 locations in eight states. Fahlgren Mortine provides a full-service marketing and communications offering to clients around the world with industry specializations in business-to-business, education, financial services, healthcare, retail, technology, and tourism and economic development and lifestyle brands.


FleishmanHillard is the world’s most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. Delivering on the power of true, the firm has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.



Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 180,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.


Formula is an award-winning national public relations boutique agency with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Diego. Heralded as a progressive firm committed to providing creative marketing solutions that yield bottom-line results for today’s passion brands, Formula focuses on storytelling to establish an emotional connection between a brand and its target audience. The agency’s core practice areas include consumer, lifestyle, consumer technology, business/technology, sports, entertainment and travel. Formula's experiential marketing division, Formula Street, provides brand activation services. FORMULATIN, Formula's sister agency, provides PR services for brands interested in connecting with Hispanic consumers, accomplished predominantly through leveraging passion points important to the Hispanic community. www.formulapr.com



GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.



Established in 1956, GolinHarris is a holistic communications firm designed and built to help clients win in a complex digital world. We have 45 wholly owned offices located in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Our core practices include consumer marketing, corporate communications, digital and social media, corporate social responsibility, healthcare, internal communications, multicultural marketing, technology and public affairs.


 
H+K Strategies offers senior counsel, insightful research and strategic communications planning throughout the world. We have 89 offices in 52 countries, and our clients represent 46 of Interbrand's 2010 Top 100 Global Brands. 50 percent of global Fortune 500 companies have chosen to work with our firm, and our relationship with WPP - one of the world's largest communications groups - gives us an unmatched worldwide presence.


Ketchum is a leading global communications firm with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. The winner of 11 Cannes Lions and an unprecedented three consecutive PRWeek Campaign of the Year Awards, Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. Captured in just two words, Ketchum’s brand promise is powerful but simple: break through. Visit www.ketchum.com.


Mitchell Communications Group is an award-winning strategic communications firm, working on a national and global scale with some of the world's largest companies and best-known brands.We use our depth and breadth of business knowledge and communications expertise to create lasting solutions for clients. Our capabilities include a variety of public relations services that span traditional, digital and social channels, and are focused on helping clients build relationships, reputation and results.Our more than 85 full-time employees, combined with our robust national network of 30 senior-level public relations specialists, affords us a level of scalability and on-the-ground talent unmatched in the industry. In 2013, Mitchell Communications Group joined Dentsu Inc., the No. 1 agency brand and fastest growing agency network in the world. We are proud to be the first public relations agency within the network's expanding portfolio of world-class communications companies. With more than 300 offices in 110 countries the Dentsu Network leverages its global talents and capabilities, continually reinventing ways to make clients more successful. For more information, visit www.mitchcommgroup.com


MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe’s flagship strategic communications and engagement network. We are a next-generation agency network that creates and celebrates data-driven big ideas and communications solutions in the digital age. We aim to be our clients’ most trusted adviser, source of unbound creativity, engagement and value in the “always-on conversation.” As creative storytellers for this conversation age, we offer a truly holistic approach to communications that is story-based, multi-specialized, and channel neutral. For more information, visit www.mslgroup.com


Olson Engage is the public relations and social media division of Olson, one of the top five full-service independent digital agencies in North America. Founded in 2004, it has built a reputation as one of the industry’s most creative, innovative and effective agencies through work for blue-chip clients such as MillerCoors, Wrigley and Kraft Foods. Named PR Week’s Small Agency of the Year in 2009 and a finalist for its Midsize Agency of the Year award in 2014, Olson Engage consists of more than 85 PR and social media professionals in offices in Chicago, Minneapolis, San Francisco and New York. For more information, visit www.olson.com


Ogilvy PR is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader operating in more than 85 offices across six continents. Ogilvy PR lives where influencer management, behavior change and narrative intersect. Simply put, we create love, loyalty and trustworthiness for brands. In 2013, Ogilvy was named Cannes Lions Network of the Year and Most Effective Agency Network by the Effie Global Effectiveness Index for the second consecutive year and named Digital/Social Media Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report. For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us on Twitter at @ogilvypr.

 



P&G serves approximately 4.8 billion people around the world with its brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Ace®, Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Duracell®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Fusion®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Iams®, Lenor®, Mach3®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Prestobarba®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, Wella®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.


PadillaCRT is one of the top 10 independent public relations and communications agencies in the country, formed through the acquisition of CRT/tanaka by Padilla Speer Beardsley. We’ve brought together deep industry knowledge, meticulous research into audience needs and the best talent from across the country to help our clients inspire action and build their brands. Visit PadillaCRT.com.


Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global biopharmaceutical company.  We apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life.  We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines.  Our diversified global healthcare portfolio includes biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer products.  Every day, we work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.  We also collaborate with healthcare providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable healthcare around the world.  Visit pfizer.com.


For almost 60 years, PR Newswire has been recognized as the most authoritative source of news and information, delivering comprehensive, targeted influencer and audience attention, while providing the industry’s best customer service.  Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry, PR Newswire provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize, target and distribute content — from text to online video to multimedia — and measure results across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world's enterprises to engage opportunity everywhere. Visit prnewswire.com.


Toyota, the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through its Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands.  Over the past 50 years, the company has built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where it operates 14 manufacturing plants and directly employs nearly 40,000 people.  Toyota’s 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.5 million vehicles in 2013, and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.


TV Access specializes in messaging for nonprofit organizations. Our experience and results in PSA distribution is unparalleled in the industry. TV Access is uniquely qualified to provide distribution for any PSA campaign. We have been providing PSA services for over 40 years. We have always recognized that we are in a service business and go out of our way to provide exceptional service. In 2011, we distributed over 300 television, radio, out-of-home, transit, or alternative media campaigns for nonprofits and government agencies.


Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries around the world. The firm has won numerous awards for innovative approaches and creative campaigns, and it has deep expertise in social media and digital marketing. Visit us at www.webershandwick.com.


                                                YouGov is a professional research and consulting organization, pioneering the use of technology to collect higher quality, in-depth data for companies, governments, and institutions so that they can better serve the people that sustain them.In 2007, YouGov acquired Polimetrix, a venture-funded, non-partisan online polling firm founded by Stanford University Professor Douglas Rivers. At YouGov America, we leverage our online sampling and research expertise to conduct polls and deliver insights for political, media, university, non-profit, and marketing organizations.


Zeno Group is the mid-size, global communications agency committed to the fearless pursuit of the unexpected -- helping clients make the most of the evolving role of PR in ways that disrupt the market and make a difference for our clients.

Zeno employs more than 135 professionals in the US across offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Silicon Valley with another 100 staff in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Zeno specializes in marketing consumer, health and technology brands.