Published on 15th December 2016
NEW YORK – December 15, 2016 – Worldcom Public Relations Group, the leading global partnership of public relations firms, recently completed regional conferences where it welcomed new partners Radius Kommunikations (Denmark), Interamericana de Comunicación (Costa Rica – San Jose), Sachs Media Group (Florida – Tallahassee) and Maverick (Jakarta – Indonesia). The annual regional meetings occurred in Hong Kong (Asia Pacific), Sofia, Bulgaria (Europe Middle East Asia – EMEA) and Santa Fe, New Mexico (Americas).
“We are extremely pleased to welcome these terrific firms to the Worldcom partnership because they help bolster our Asia Pacific footprint and round out our strong partnership in Latin America, the U.S. and EMEA,” said Todd Lynch, Managing Director, Worldcom Public Relations Group. “We’re fortunate to welcome partners who not only help maximize our geographic presence, but bring expertise and skills that reflect our industry today and where it’s headed in the coming years. These qualities allow all our partners to serve both existing and future client needs, as well as create collaborative opportunities to seek and serve the communications needs of companies globally.”
The three regional conferences carried a similar theme of exploring the many facets of the new business arc, including prospecting, pitching, and onboarding. As is the case with all Worldcom meetings, the sessions focused on partner collaboration, sharing of best practices and the highest standards of agency management. In addition, several partners also completed Worldcom’s peer review, a peer-to-peer standards assessment that ensures agencies are performing to the highest industry standards while also exchanging best practices among fellow partners. This year there was also a special emphasis placed on presentations and panels that discussed myriad key industry topics and trends. These types of discussions enable Worldcom partners to provide clients and prospects with high level cooperative PR solutions.
“The attendance, participation and collaboration illustrate why this is a special partnership,” said Scott Chaikin, Chair of Dix & Eaton and Worldcom’s Global Chair. “Worldcom’s average partner tenure is 13-plus years. The trust, respect and familiarity among our partners is why we are able to share and collaborate to effectively lift each other’s practices up, extend excellent service to our clients and partner on the pursuit of regional and global new business opportunities against the world’s best.”
New partners added to Worldcom:
Maverick, Jakarta, Indonesia
Maverick is probably the largest independent PR firm in Indonesia with a staff strength of 75 and a client list comprising of blue-chip companies such as Airbus Group Heineken, Microsoft, Sennheiser, Oppo and HM Sampoerna (Philip Morris).
Established since 2002 Maverick delivers clear thinking and clean execution for its clients who want to tap into Indonesia’s vibrant, growing, but complex, market. Operating in a country known for its high-rate of social media adoption has also meant that Maverick is on the cutting edge when it comes to owned, earned and shared media as well as its traditional forte, crisis management.
What this means is that Maverick is a full service PR firm delivering services that are traditionally known as Digital, Corporate Communications, Brand and Marketing Communications, Media Monitoring and Analytics, Community Engagement, Design and Corporate Training. www.maverick.co.id
Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Sachs Media Group is the go-to strategic communications partner for mid- to large-sized corporate, non-profit, and government organizations with high-stakes challenges.
Based in Florida with national reach, Sachs Media has perfected the art and science of promoting issues, brands, and services using insight-informed strategies to achieve measurable results. As a truly integrated strategic communications firm, Sachs Media Group specializes in Public Relations, Digital, Integrated Marketing, Public Affairs, Crisis and Research. With offices in Tallahassee, Orlando, Boca Raton, and Washington, and global reach powered by our affiliations with the prestigious PR Council and the Worldcom Public Relations Group, Sachs Media Group helps a broad array of clients overcome barriers and leverage opportunities to break through to success. www.sachsmedia.com
Interamericana de Comunicacion, San Jose, Costa Rica
Interamericana manages strategic, integrated communications initiatives to support the objectives of clients and their organizations. Their vision is to be recognized in the region for their innovative, effective and passionate communications services. They bring professional expertise in the areas of strategic communication, public relations, advocacy strategies, media relations, media training, corporate image, and crisis management. www.interamericana.co.cr
Radius, Copenhagen, Denmark
Radius is one of Denmark’s leading communications companies. We employ a wide range of tools to trigger conversations, influence agendas and tell compelling stories. We develop strategies that move the business forward, and we create content that causes audiences to stop and think twice. We are dedicated to helping our clients – that’s simply our way of doing business. http://radiuskommunikation.dk/
About Worldcom Public Relations Group
Worldcom Public Relations Group utilizes a trusted global partnership of independent firms to help clients create the perfect solution to any PR challenge or opportunity, regardless of geography, industry or discipline required. Worldcom’s independently owned public relations firms boast 138 offices in 110 cities on six continents, 2,000+ total employees, and combined revenues of more than $288 million in 2015. The average tenure of Worldcom partners is 13 years. Whether seeking a single firm or creating the ideal solution/team through a collaboration of Worldcom partners, brands have access to seasoned professionals dedicated to providing creative, strategic solutions that deliver results. Our firms are accustomed to working together and provide agility, strong media and local influencer relationships, deep industry and discipline experience and the knowledge and willingness to provide thoughtful, objective, results-driven counsel. Learn more about Worldcom at www.worldcomgroup.com or call Todd Lynch at 1-800-955-9675.
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