World’s Largest PR Network Also Adds New Partners in Key Markets
PROI WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS (May 13, 2009) – Public Relations Organisation International Inc. (PROI) increased its combined total fee income by 3.5% last year despite the economic downturn. Combined partner net fee revenues were US$291,742,423 in 2008.
“PROI Agencies have had a strong year despite global economic challenges,” said BillCarlson , PROI president and president of Florida-based Tucker/Hall Inc. “Most of our partners are leading firms in their countries and cities. These leading independent firms tend to assist clients with the most complicated issues. Crisis and strategic advice are in higher demand during times like these.”
In 2009 PROI has continued to grow by adding Partner agencies in the following markets:
Active Public Relations & Marketing Communications Consultancy, Dubai
Zego Communications Strategies, Turkey
Impetus Europe Consulting Group, Malta
Gibbs & Soell Public Relations, New York
Red Public Relations, Brisbane, Australia
United Partners, Sofia, Bulgaria
Genedigi Public Relations, China
“We’re proud to add these new partners,” said Carlson. “PROI’s clients are local, regional and global which requires us to continue to expand our global network. We’re now able to reach more countries than ever before.”
Founded in 1970, PROI is the world’s oldest partnership of independent public relations firms and the world’s largest in fee income. Many PROI partners are the leading PR or public affairs firms in their country or market. PROI has 46 partners in more than 75 cities in 27 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and North and South America .