Philadelphia, PA, October 31, 2019 – After being named a Small Public Relations Firm of the Year finalist in PRNEWS’ Platinum PR Awards, Brownstein Group took home an Honorable Mention at the award program’s final event in September: the PRNEWS Dinner Gala in New York City. The honor establishes the agency’s public relations practice as one of the best in the nation.

“This news marks a period of remarkable growth driven by the passionate, unrelenting work of our team,” said Laura Emanuel, VP and Director of Public Relations at Brownstein Group. “Their skills have delivered measurable successes for clients across our diverse portfolio. With innovative thinking and strong agency leadership, everyone played an indispensable part in helping Brownstein Group achieve best-in-class recognition.”

As the leading American publication covering the public relations industry, PRNEWS hosts the awards annually to celebrate the best communications programs, teams, and achievements across the world.

The Small PR Firm of the Year award is a highly competitive category where agencies are judged for innovation, new business growth, client retention, and corporate culture. In Brownstein Group’s award submission, the agency reported client growth and loyalty, progressive hiring and recruitment strategies, and results-driven PR programs. 

“We are an integrated and independent Philadelphia-based agency. This sets us apart from the competition and shapes our values,” said Marc Brownstein, President and CEO of Brownstein Group. “We always strive for our work to be inventive and ambitious, while at the same time capable of delivering measurable business results. The public relations team embodies this work ethic—they demonstrate how a client-first approach coupled with grit and passion fuels success, and this recognition underscores the immense achievements of the team.”

Throughout the past year, Brownstein Group has received numerous awards and accolades for its public relations and social media work—including winning entries at PR Daily’s Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards and their Corporate Social Responsibility Awards, as well as honors at the PRNEWS Digital Awards, PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards, and the PRSA Bronze Anvil Awards. For two consecutive years, Brownstein Group has made the Top 100 on O’Dwyer’s annual ranking of national PR firms.

For a full list of awards victories this year, click here.


About Brownstein Group

Recognized by Ad Age as a ‘Small Agency of the Year,’ Brownstein Group is the longest-running independent marketing communications agency in Philadelphia. Founded at the height of the Creative Revolution in 1964, Brownstein Group is a full-service agency with expertise across all disciplines, including: brand strategy, advertising, public relations, social media, and digital services. Brownstein Group specializes in crafting memorable campaigns that generate positive brand awareness, increased sales/leads, and measurable impact for clients like IKEA USA, Comcast Xfinity, Wawa, GIANT Food Stores, ACI Speedpay, NJM Insurance, and DuPont™ Sorona®. Ranked as an O’Dwyer’s Top 100 National PR Agency and one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for Women, Brownstein Group is relentless in the pursuit of breakthrough ideas, but dedicated to its clients and people.