Jessica Placencia
Marketing Manager
PR News
[email protected]

PR News' Celebrates the Top Places to Work in PR Award Winners at an Evening Event at the Edison Ballroom in New York City

New York, NY, November 30, 2017—On November 29, 2017 PR News celebrated the organizations that inspire their employees to do great work while having fun at the Top Places to Work in PR Awards Dinner at the Edison Ballroom. Dozens of organizations attended the luncheon event including Bell Helicopter, Aflac, Ruder Finn, Ketchum and Allstate Insurance Company, for an evening of celebration.

The dinner event began with a reception where guests enjoyed an open bar and hors d'oeuvres. The ceremony kicked off with a keynote presentation from Carrie Kerpen, who talked about all the ways communicators can "work it" whether it be in the workplace or just in life. She shared insiders on how she made her own company, Likeable Media, a top place to work and offered advice and inspiration for organizational leaders.

This year's Top Places to Work in PR include:

  • AbbVie Inc.
  • AbbVie Inc.
  • Affectn
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • APCO Worldwide
  • Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
  • Astellas
  • AXON
  • Beehive Strategic Communication
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Cashman & Associates
  • Cohn & Wolfe
  • Cone Communications
  • Cramer-Krasselt
  • Davies
  • dixon schwabl
  • Finn Partners
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Foundations Recovery Network
  • GCI Health
  • General Motors
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • Hitachi Data Systems
  • HP Inc.
  • Hunter Public Relations
  • INK
  • InkHouse
  • J Public Relations
  • Kaplow Communications
  • Ketchum
  • Kohnstamm
  • Lippe Taylor
  • Litzky Public Relations
  • March Communications
  • Marina Maher Communications
  • MSLGroup
  • Peppercomm
  • Porter Novelli
  • Robert Half
  • Ruder Finn
  • S&P Global
  • SAP North America
  • Schneider Electric
  • SHIFT Communications
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Stone Ward
  • Syngenta
  • The Thomas Collective
  • TogoRun
  • Union Pacific
  • VSC
  • W2O Group

For more information on the corporations, agencies, nonprofits and government organizations that took home a win visit:

The winners of the Top Places to Work in PR Awards  represent the bold and innovative communicators setting new standards for digital communications. Southwest Airlines, winner in the crisis management category, demonstrated how the best time to go live can be in the midst of chaos, as they did in 2016 when a router failure triggered massive downtime on

View the full event recap online here.

For questions regarding the Top Places to Work in PR Awards program or the luncheon event, contact PR News' Marketing Manager, Jessica Placencia at [email protected].

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