Biggest public relations firms in B.C. in 2018

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2018

Published February 20, 2018. When logged in as a subscriber, scroll to download this year's list and previous years'. Sources: Interviews with representatives of firms below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

Rank '18 Public relations firm Services or specialties Local principal(s) Year founded Total staff in B.C. '18/'17
1

Edelman
1500 Georgia St W Suite 1400
Vancouver, BC V6G 2Z6
P: 604-623-3007
F: 604-687-4304
edelman.ca

Public relations, crisis and reputation management, employee engagement, media relations and training, digital, social media, marketing, brand communications, design, advertising and paid placement, sponsorship, event management

Bridgitte Anderson (general manager)

1952

45/
47

2

Talk Shop Media
1498 5th Ave W
Vancouver, BC V6H 4G3
P: 604-738-2220
F:
talkshopmedia.com

Media relations, digital strategies, influencer marketing, social media, brand activations, conference planning and promotion

Beth Boyle (principals and co-founder); Katie Dunsworth-Reiach (principals and co-founder); Sara Padidar (principals and co-founder)

2011

28/
24

3

Citizen Relations
1085 Homer St Suite 500
Vancouver, BC V6B 1J4
P: 604-787-2962
F:
citizenrelations.ca

Marketing communications, corporate communications, corporate social responsibility and sustainability communications, issues management, stakeholder engagement, media relations, events and sponsorships, sport marketing, financial communications, media training, social media, influencer outreach

David Brodie (senior vice-president and general manager); Crystal Kwon (account director)

1986

22/
25

4

FleishmanHillard Canada
777 Hornby St Suite 1600
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1S4
P: 604-688-2505
F: 604-688-2519
fleishman.ca

Full-service strategic communications planning and execution including: government and stakeholder relations, media relations and training, social media and digital campaign strategy, community consultation, research, corporate and internal communications, crisis planning and response and more

Mark Reder (senior vice-president and senior partner, general manager); Jennifer Torney (senior vice-president and partner); Anna Lilly (senior vice-president and partner); Jackie Asante (senior vice-president); Elisha McCallum (vice-president)

1995

20/
20

5

Jelly Digital Marketing & PR
9607 Church St
Langley, BC V1M 2R6
P: 604-674-3559
F:
jellymarketing.com

Public relations, social media, search engine optimization, online advertising, digital strategy

Darian Kovacs (managing director)

2013

19/
14

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