FEATURES


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.

BENEFITS


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.

PROOF


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

  • "Congratulations to We agency for its involvement in our project as well as for its sensible and valuable advices on the market positionning of our Fair. You largely achieved the objectives! Well done!"
    Charlotte Le Chevalier, Director of communications CMA28
  • 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
  • “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
  • ”Coast Communications is a very service-oriented public relations specialist, which among other things offers absolutely outstanding media training sessions. A media training with agency executive Karl Rickhamre is a profitable investment that both builds team spirit and increases communication awareness among the participants. I worked on a regular bases with Coast Communications for several years and they always over delivered.”
    Cornilla von Plomgren, Communications Manager, DHL Express Nordic
  • 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
  • “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
  • "LCI is our secret weapon"
    Jennifer Skorlich, NBC Universal
  • "RumboCierto Communications has helped us in our position with key media, showing the multidimensionality of our firm. It is a professional  team and committed to client"
    KPMG
  • "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
  • “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
  • "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)
  • "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 been working with SCR for 5 years now and during that time we haveincreased our market quota which has been partly due to ample coverage in the main Spanish media titles. We are sure that our collaboration with SCR will allow us to increase these results even further in the future."
    Valeria Rebasti, General Manager Marketing Italy & Spain, Jet2.com
  • "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
  • "HMA Public Relations has been part of our marketing team on and off for the past 20 years.  Their knowledge of the hospitality industry as well as their in-depth understanding of tribal affairs is invaluable to us here in the Phoenix market."
    Michael Kintner, Director of Marketing, Harrah’s Ak-Chin
  • 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
  • “We sometimes forget to reflect upon and acknowledge those whom have been so instrumental to our success.  When American Vanguard began its relationship with The Equity Group in 1989 we had little knowledge and no exposure to the investment community and business media.  With yourcommunications skills and vast contacts we are now enjoying the fruits of your labor and education.  Though investor relations is important to all public corporations, it takes a certain expertise to handle some of the challenges our industry and company have experienced.  The Equity Group has guided both American Vanguard and its investors for many years and we look forward to continuing our relationship for years to come.”
    Eric G. Wintemute, President & CEO, American Vanguard Corp.
  • “Xenophon’s vital support allowed the Coast Guard to leverage an unprecedented level of cutting-edge social media venues and technology to reach the broadest audience possible.”
    VADM Jody A. Breckenridge, Commander, Pacific Area and Defense Forces West, U.S. Coast Guard
  • “Thank you for everything. You guys did outstanding work for us. In fact, a large part of our success in recruiting is a direct result of your PR efforts.”
    James R. Wacht, President, Lee & Associates, NYC
  • "Whatever LCI said they would do, they did - exceeding expectations and generating strategic results."
    Kathy Paver, PIER 39
  • "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
  • "RumboCierto organized the event of the launch of our representative office in Chile offering a serious service and caring our image and  international standards at all times."
    la Caixa
  • “Thanks to the relevant contacts and relationships they have, their professional approach and the good insights of our brand, PRP has been able to obtain nice media results for Vispring every year again. Since the beginning of our collaboration, it has been nice working together. PRP’s large online expertise moreover is helping us to position Vispring in the market via a channel that is gaining importance.”
    Katrien Gielen, Marketing & Communications Manager at Vispring
  • Since 2011, IC AG has delivered for us with a creative, proactive and thorough approach to our many, diverse initiatives. Indeed, IC AG has turned up the volume on the Fitness Party!
    Jay Rand, PR Manager Zumba® Fitness, Miami
  • “The Conroy Martinez handles all public relations and crisis management needs for Miami Seaquarium. The park's relationship with the principals in Conroy Martinez goes back several decades. The agency's professionalism, planning and execution make them a vital asset to the marketing efforts of Miami Seaquarium."
    Eric A. Eimstad, Vice President, Miami Seaquarium
  • Thank you for the media lunch arrangements. We are pleased with the extensive coverage by the media.
    Media Lunch
  • "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
  • For many years we have been relying on IC AG's PR services. The agency works very thoroughly, provides good counseling and delivers on-going media success stories.
    Helmut Jungbluth, Vorstandsvorsitzender Erich Utsch AG
  • “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.
  • "RumboCierto  is a young and energetic company wanting to do more for their customers. Offers to SecureAlert a very personal service (boutique firm), with ability to engage our needs quickly."
    SecureAlert
  • “Your team has more energy than 20 young adults on Monster. You’ve not only put us on the map with coverage by Los Angeles television, you made sure I know how to tell our story in a way that was knowledgeable and articulate … good stuff.”
    Alan Dibartolomeo, Chief Development Officer, AMF Development
  • "Identiapr is and strategic partner for GSKArgentina. Their professionalism, enthusiasm and counseling generate PR solutions to a difficult market when it comes to communications in heath industry. We had been delivering excellent results improving year by year."
    Natalia Giraud, Communications Manager of GSK Argentina
  • “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
  • “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
  • "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
  • "SCR has been challenged to help us implement our communication strategies and core values with the media in Spain. During the last year we have found SCR to be a reliable, highly organized and well connected partner. Besides being highly professional, they are also fun to work with."
    Sascha Hausmann, CEO, Rate Tiger
  • “We have been working with HWB Communications for over two years, during which time they have increased the media coverage for the deVere group threefold. HWB has also helped us to develop our social media presence in Africa and to position us as the preeminent and fastest growing independent wealth advisor on the continent.”
    Craig Featherby, Head of deVere Africa
  • 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.
  • "4 words would perfectly describe WE agency : Availability, responsiveness, attentiveness, thinking skills."
    Thierry Gluskack, President Cocorette
  • "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
  • “We are routinely amazed at the quality of service CooperKatz provides Coldwell Banker Real Estate.  Along with having a remarkable group on our account who are completely committed to the success of the Coldwell Banker brand, CooperKatz continues to meet its lofty KPI goals in raising awareness for the brand and driving traffic to our coldwellbanker.com platform.  Public relations is a major part of the brand’s overall marketing mix, and CooperKatz has played a major role in the creation and successful implementation of every major brand initiative.  The trust we have in CooperKatz is immense and we are thrilled to have them as a partner.”
    David Siroty, Vice President, North American Communications, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
  • “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
  • "You saved our business."
    Chairman and CEO, financial services firm
  • “Consistently in the news due to our wildfire fighting capability, the Working on Fire programme (WoF) has relied on the professional Public Relations and crisis communications service delivered by HWB Communications for over a decade. We appreciate HWB’s 24 hour crisis communication service and their willingness to assist with strategic planning and media relations.”
    Trevor Abrahams, Managing Director, Working on Fire
  • “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.
  • “No public relations firm in Texas is better at seeing all the elements of a challenge and formulating a plan that is understandable, implementable and effective than LPR. Principal Blake Lewis has an extraordinary command of data and his team knows what to do with it. They are the best I’ve worked with.”
    Gene Hall, APR, Fellow, PRSA, Texas Farm Bureau
  • "The strategic communication of RumboCierto and it social media management of Twitter, has helped us to position Europe as a tourist destination."
    Mostra
  • "In my role as the Vice President, Campaigns at the Swedish Medical Center Foundation, my primary responsibility is to ensure the hospital succeeds in its ambitious fundraising goals and its $100M Campaign.  In this role, I have worked closely with The Fearey Group for over 6 years, and they have been a key partner in our success. Their ability to reach multiple audiences (media, donors, patients, prospective patients, and the community at large) has been instrumental in our ability to better convey the important role Swedish plays as a non-profit health care provider. There public relations and communications efforts have been invaluable, both to the Foundation and to the entire medical center. They have a proactive approach, always striving to come up with new, better and innovative ideas. They have been a big asset to both the Foundation and the medical center over the years."
    Randy Mann, Vice President, Swedish Medical Center Foundation
  • "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

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