Biggest public relations firms in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by number of full-time staff in B.C. in 2015

Published on April 21, 2015. Sources: Interviews with representatives of public relations firms below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '15FootnotesPublic relations firmServices or specialtiesLocal principal(s)Year founded in B.C.No. full-time staff 2014No. full-time staff 2015
1 Edelman
1500 Georgia St W Suite 1400, Vancouver, BC V6G 2Z6
Phone: 604-623-3007
Fax: 604-687-4304
Public and stakeholder engagement, crisis and reputation management, strategic communications planning and execution, media relations and training, social media and digital campaign strategy, advertising and paid placement, sponsorship development, event management. Kim Peacock (general manager) 1983 55 61
2 National Public Relations
505 Burrard St Suite 620, Vancouver, BC V7X 1M4
Phone: 604-684-6655
Fax: 604-684-6981
Public affairs, reputation and issues management, crisis communications, media training, marketing communications, employee engagement, event planning, media relations and digital communications Zdenka Buric (managing partner) 1976 24 24
3 Talk Shop Media
2435A Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G5
Phone: 604-738-2220
Media relations, influencer marketing and PR, content marketing, social media and digital storytelling, events, experiential PR stunts Beth Boyle (principal and co-founder); Katie Dunsworth-Reiach (principal and co-founder); Sara Padidar (principal and co-founder) 2011 17 22
4 Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada
355 Burrard St Suite 1350, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G8
Phone: 604-684-6414
Fax: 604-684-6268
Corporate communication, campaign strategy and management, public engagement, public affairs, issues management, crisis communications, media relations, stakeholder outreach Joy Jennissen (general manager and SVP, Western Canada); Sarah Weddell (VP, public affairs lead) 1980 19 20
5 FleishmanHillard Canada
777 Hornby St Suite 1920, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1S4
Phone: 604-688-2505
Fax: 604-688-2519
Strategic communications, government relations, media relations, social media, research, corporate communications, community relations, crisis communications, issues management, marketing communications, media training Mark Reder (general manager); Jennifer Torney (SVP); Anna Lilly (SVP); Jackie Asante (VP); Elisha McCallum (VP) 1995 18 19

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