Anchin LLP is the largest single-office public accounting firm in North America and is recognized as a top-tier firm nationwide in terms of its quality, management, scope of services and work environment. With a diverse staff of 350+ and a significant Public Relations & Advertising practice, Anchin is an accounting and advisory firm truly dedicated to the industry. The mission of Anchin is to be Your Expert Partner, providing high value, strategic advice to clients.
AVADO creates learning that transforms people, companies, even industries.
Focusing on data-driven learning that creates real results, AVADO partners with disruptive industry brands such as Google and leading accrediting bodies (CIPD, AAT, ACCA) to deliver learning platforms, training solutions and professional qualifications to thousands of individuals and companies every year.
The BrandLab’s mission is to change the face and voice of the marketing industry by introducing, guiding and preparing diverse students for careers in marketing and advertising. We believe in a future industry that reaches new heights through the creativity of people of any race or socioeconomic background.
The BrandLab exposes students to marketing careers in the high school classroom, hires and places summer interns, and supports students from the end of their internship to landing a full-time position in the indsutry. The BrandLab also works directly with the industry to create bias-free professional environments so that diverse talent can thrive.
Marketers are in a unique position of power and influence. Our population is undisputedly becoming more multicultural; and it’s imperative that the industry includes authentic voices at the table to connect with all diverse audiences. Companies who invest in diversity and inclusion are statistically proven to build better teams, better companies, and better results. To make this a reality, we must address unconscious bias and historical, discriminatory barriers to entry and acceptance.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in news release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire for secure and accurate distribution of market-moving news and multimedia. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals, and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented NX Network. Business Wire has 18 newsrooms worldwide to meet the needs of communications professionals and news media.
Davis & Gilbert LLP is a strategically focused, full-service law firm, headquartered in New York City, meeting the legal needs of its clients throughout the United States and around the world. Since it was founded over 110 years ago, Davis & Gilbert has been privileged to have represented “old media” when it was “new media” and to have been at the forefront of legal and business issues affecting the communications industry ever since. Today, Davis & Gilbert is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry. It has client-centric practices areas focusing on Public Relations Law; Advertising, Marketing & Promotions; Benefits & Compensation; Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Digital Media, Technology & Privacy; Real Estate and Litigation.
Our lawyers have served as advocates and thought leaders to the public relations industry for decades and are honored to count numerous small boutiques and mid-size independent firms, as well as subsidiaries of global holding companies, among our long standing clients. The excellence, integrity and efficiency of our firm is known for extends to all of our clients – ranging from start-ups to some of the world’s largest public companies – throughout the United States and internationally. We have served as legal counsel to the PR Council since its formation in 1998 and have also served as legal counsel to the Arthur W. Page Society, the Advertising Club of New York and other distinguished organizations.
The Emma Bowen Foundation is building a more diverse media industry.
We recruit promising students of color and place them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation’s leading media, PR and technology companies, provide the media and tech industries with a pipeline of young talent and emerging leadership, and advocate for best practices in diverse hiring, retention, and advancement.
We believe that diversity is important in all aspects of the media industry, from the correspondents in front of the camera to the media sales departments bringing in revenue to the coders and engineers who are changing the way we access and understand content. With this in mind, we prepare our students for careers in one of our three program tracks – the Business of Media, the Content of Media, and the Innovation of Media.
The LAGRANT Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career & professional development workshops, mentorships and internships/entry-level positions to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. Our goal is to open the proverbial door for minorities by providing the necessary resources and tools not commonly available to many minorities entering the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations.
Pluto is a diversity and inclusion platform that provides companies with the tools and insights they need to build a diverse, inclusive and equitable workforce. Companies gain actionable insights from comprehensive analytics, allowing them to tailor initiatives and measure their impact. Pluto also offers easy-to-use incident reporting to remove barriers that have historically plagued incident reporting systems and help companies discover and address workplace issues faster. Pluto is used by companies across industries ranging from the Fortune 100 to mid-sized companies, startups and nonprofits, and by all who understand diversity, inclusion and equity is important for the success of their organization.
To learn more, visit www.pluto.life.
Prosper Group exists to help the owners of independent marketing communications agencies achieve their ambitions and maximize the value of their lives’ work.
Our team of former agency heads focus their deep experience on implementing proven proprietary methodologies across our three practices of agency performance, owner exit planning and M&A transactions in order to drive owner and agency success.
To learn more about us, please visit www.prospergroup.net.
PR Week is the leading source of news, analysis, features & jobs for the Public Relations industry.
Shutterstock is a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality assets, tools and services.
Talkwalker is a social listening and analytics company that empowers over 1,000 brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. The company provides businesses with an easy-to-use platform to protect, measure and promote their brands worldwide, across all communication channels. Talkwalker has offices in New York, Luxembourg, San Francisco, and Frankfurt. Talkwalker is also the home of Talkwalker Alerts, a free brand monitoring service used by 450,000 communications and marketing professionals.
At the PR Council (PRC) we have created lasting relationships with our valued partners, giving them front-row, exclusive access to our Member agencies through different engagement opportunities. As a PRC partner, you will be provided with a platform to showcase your expertise and get in front of industry leaders and innovators.
→ ACCESS to decision-makers at over 100 of the nation’s most influential firms.
→ Make agencies AWARE of how you help solve business challenges, enhance their services and grow.
→ Gain AUTHORITY by showcasing your thought leadership in targeted and relevant environments.
Opportunities to partner with the PR Council include standalone sponsorships at our community meetings and CEO led webinars and workshops; ad placement within newsletters and PRC distributed blogs; sponsorships of our flagship Critical Issues Forums and the annual Member Dinner & Diversity Distinction in PR Awards; among others.
Contact us for more information:
Director of Special Projects and Partner Program