Biggest public relations firms in B.C. in 2016

Ranked by total staff in B.C. in 2016

Published February 23, 2016. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '16Public relations firmServices or specialitiesLocal principal(s)Year foundedTotal staff in B.C. '15Total staff in B.C. '16
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 Bridgitte Anderson (general manager) 1983 61 55
2 Pace Group Communications Inc
55 Water St Suite 200
Vancouver, BC V6B 1A1
Phone: 604-689-1889
Fax: 604-689-1808
Based in Vancouver and Victoria, full-service communications including media relations, government and community relations, issues management and special events Norman Stowe (managing partner) 1991 40 40
3 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 25 25
4 Talk Shop Media
1498 5th Ave W
Vancouver, BC V6H 4G3
Phone: 604-738-2220
Media relations, digital storytelling, influencer marketing, content strategy, events and conference planning and promotion. Beth Boyle (principals and co-founder); Katie Dunsworth-Reiach (principals and co-founder); Sara Padidar (principals and co-founder) 2011 22 25
5 FleishmanHillard Canada
777 Hornby St Suite 1600
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 (SVP and senior partner, general manager ); Jennifer Torney (SVP and partner); Anna Lilly (SVP and partner); Jackie Asante (SVP); Elisha McCallum (VP) 1995 19 20

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