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Burson Marsteller

Burson-Marsteller is a global communications and public relations agency and part of Young and Rubicam, which in turn is owned by WPP Group PLC, one of the largest conglomerates in the world. They are headquartered in New York City and have 67 wholly-owned offices with an additional 71 affiliate offices on six continents in 98 countries. Some of their largest clients include Bank of America, Behr Paints, AG&P, Avon, Big Daddy, and Pedigree. But those are the corporate clients.

The company was founded in 1953 by William Marsteller and Harold Burson. It has become one of the premiere companies for global crisis management. One of the first companies it represented in such a situation was Tylenol when the scare was out about bottles being laced with poison back in the late 1970s.

Companies owned by BM include Penn Schoen Berland, a company that does political polling, market research, and strategic consulting; Proof Integrated Communications, a full-service marketing and communications agency; Prime Policy Group, DC’s premiere public affairs and government policy firm; DirectImpact, a grassroots mobilization firm; and Palisades Media Ventures, a media development company focused on thought leadership and public affairs.

Minot State University Issues Marketing RFP

Minot State University Issues Marketing RFP

Minot State University is seeking a marketing agency to determine tactics that will assist MSU with increasing enrollments by obtaining direction for updating MSU’s website, identifying best practices of current marketing, enrollment services, retention strategies and obtaining direction for future budget allocations.

Texas College Issues Advertising RFP

lamar institute of technology - college public relations rfp

Lamar Institute of Technology is issuing an advertising RFP. An education center, Lamar Institute of Technology traces its roots back to March 8, 1923, when the South Park School District in Beaumont authorized its superintendent to proceed with plans to open a “junior college of the first class.” On Sept. 17, 1923, South Park Junior […]

St. Kitts Tourism Issues Public Relations RFP

St. Kitts Tourism Issues Public Relations RFP

St. Kitts Tourism Authority has issued an RFP for a Public Relations Agency. The St. Kitts Tourism Authority (SKTA) is the agency responsible for the strategic planning and general destination management for the St. Kitts Tourism Industry. In 2015, the Tourism Sector accounted for 21.8% of the Gross Domestic Product for the Federation of St, […]

Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System Issues Lobbying RFP

Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System Issues Lobbying RFP

Bloomington-Normal Public Transit System is looking to hire a federal lobbying firm. Connect Transit is seeking proposals from qualified firms for Federal representation who will assist Connect Transit in maintaining relations with Congress of the United States and Federal Agencies to promote and protect the interest of Connect Transit.

California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce Seeks Lobbying Services

California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce Seeks Lobbying Services

The California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce has issued an RFP for a lobbying and government relations agency. CalAsian’s lobbyist will work with CalAsian’s Director of Public Policy (Director), CalAsian President & CEO (President), and Public Policy Committee Committee (PPC) and Staff to lobby, counsel, develop, recommend, and implement strategy for the purpose of advancing […]

Canadian Tourism Commission Issues Marketing RFP

Canadian Tourism Commission Issues Marketing RFP

The Canadian Tourism Commission, doing business as Destination Canada (“DC”),  Canada’s national tourism marketing organization has issued a marketing RFP. A federal Crown corporation, DC supports the Canadian tourism industry by marketing Canada as a premier four-season tourism destination, and supports the Canadian economy by generating tourism export revenues.