Laurels

Best PR Firms
in Tampa
2020

Why These PR Firms?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Tampa PR Firms on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 40 34 25

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Aqua

As one of the nation’s leading destination marketing agencies, Aqua Marketing & Communications is a full-service firm specializing in destination marketing and economic development with locations throughout Florida, including St. Petersburg, Fort Lauderdale, and Naples. Aqua offers an interdisciplinary marketing approach through strategic execution of branding, digital advertising, creative, public relations and social media. Aqua successfully and efficiently drives brand awareness and visibility for its clients across the country. Aqua’s efforts are consistently ranked as some of the best in the state by VISIT FLORIDA and worldwide by Hospitality Sales and Marketing International (HSMAI).

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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At The Table Public Relations

At The Table Public Relations is a food-focused firm in Tampa that helps increase brand awareness. The company offers a full range of public relations services that includes branding, social networking, crisis communications, food photography, and blogger representation. At The Table Public Relations has an impressive list of clients including the Georgia Farm Bureau, Louise's Potato Chips, Bern's Steak House, and more.

Axia Public Relations

Axia Public Relations is a PR firm in Tampa that has been serving business, higher education, and technology clients since 2002. The firm drafts press releases and coordinates interviews for clients to promote their brands through media relations. Its PR team, consisting of journalists and editors, creates promotional content such as e-books and case studies to maximize brands' web exposure. Axia Public Relations also manages influencer relations and secures key endorsements and sponsorships for clients.

100 S Ashley Dr Ste 600
Tampa, FL 33602

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B2 Communications

B2 Communications is a firm in St. Petersburg that provides a strategic, targeted approach to helping clients navigate the media landscape. The communications firm specializes in media relations, crisis communication, content development, communications strategy, and social media services. B2 Communications has a dedicated team that aims to amplify the clients’ audience.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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BoardRoom PR

BoardRoom PR is a public relations and marketing firm that has served businesses in the Tampa area for over 30 years. Its team works directly with clients to develop PR campaigns across various mediums, including print, radio, television, and online media. The firm handles crisis communications, branding, online reputation and social media management, and community relations. Additionally, the firm offers SEO and SEM marketing and website development services. It serves clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, hospitality, and banking.

1101 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602

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Brock Communications

Based in Tampa, Brock Communications is a company that aims to help clients solve communication needs and challenges. The company offers public relations, strategic communications, media relations, speech training and coaching, and crisis planning services. Brock Communications receives positive responses from clients due to their effective media relations and high-quality services.

Clearview Communications + PR

Clearview Communications + Public Relations, Inc. is a public relations and media relations agency in Tampa that provides effective communications campaigns for various clients. The firm specializes in social media campaigns, positive media relations, business-to-business public relations, and communication programs. Clearview Communications + Public Relations, Inc. creates news releases, blogging guidance, media advisories, and more.

1731 W Watrous Ave Apt 101
Tampa, FL 33606

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Crackerjack Media

Crackerjack Media is a public relations firm with over 40 years of experience in the sports and entertainment industries, leveraging a background in event marketing and strategic promotions to help brands build bigger fanbases. The firm's services include social media marketing, press conferences and media tours, content development, and influencer campaigns. Crackerjack strives to create launch parties and other media events that include invitations to journalists, prepared talking points and photo ops.

P.O. Box 45162
Tampa, FL 33677

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Doubletake Marketing and PR by Design

No marketing communications company in the Tampa Bay area can match the breadth of services, or the range of clients, of Doubletake. We take local companies national and help national companies engage locally. As experts in communication, audience development and consumer messaging, we focus on moving customers closer to their buyers. To get it done, we leverage proprietary brand strategy tools, deep PR connections, advertising, design and, of course, digital (including Social Media, SEO/SEM, Web design, App development and more). We’ve been at this since 1999 and we’re still going strong.

801 Third Street S.
St Petersburg, FL 33701

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Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is a full-service PR firm in Tampa serving clients in the energy, financial, health, and food and beverage industries. The firm provides comprehensive reputation management by using an advanced propriety system to continuously monitor brands across the web and all major social media platforms. It also uses AI to scan news articles to identify opportunities and risks for brands. To test crisis response plans, Hill+Knowlton Strategies hosts an online crisis simulation software.

201 E Kennedy Blvd Ste 1611
Tampa, FL 33602

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Image Suite PR

Image Suite PR is a public relations and marketing firm in Tampa that provides communications solutions for small to mid-sized businesses. The full-service firm specializes in public relations, media design, and integrated marketing services. Image Suite PR aims to help companies boost sales and increase brand awareness.

JMW Communications

JMW Communications is a food-focused firm in Tampa that offers a broad range of customized marketing services. The company specializes in consumer food and beverage, luxury/lifestyle, food service, media, and other industry sectors. Services include strategic planning, community and public relations, speech writing, and news coverage. JMW Communications is affiliated with the International Association of Culinary Professionals, SFA, and Leadership Tampa Alumni.

JoTo Public Relations

Working off the premise “public relations needs to be redefined,” JOTO PR Disruptors was founded in 2009 as an alternative to the over-promising and under-performing agencies that populated the industry. With a simple mantra: “no excuses, smoke or mirrors… just results,” JOTO PR seeks to disrupt and revolutionize how PR is perceived and deliver results that are reflected in a measurable ROI and an increase in reputation. JOTO PR’s portfolio consists of local, national, and international firms that are ready to disrupt their industries and break free from the current standard and the same boring status quo.

Clearwater, FL 33755

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Judge Public Relations

Judge Public Relations is a veteran-owned PR firm and marketing agency headquartered in Tampa, Florida. The company has been in business for eight years and is comprised of experts in radio, TV, print, and web media marketing and communications strategies. It focuses on establishing strong brand identities by fostering relationships with industry influencers. Judge PR handles government relations, graphic design, and media training services. The team has earned over 20 Emmy awards and one MTV movie award.

4200 George J Bean Parkway STE 2580
Tampa, FL 33607

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Lizz Harmon Consulting

Lizz Harmon Consulting, a boutique firm located in Tampa, has developed and implemented public relations campaigns for over 30 years. Lizz Harmon specializes in promotions and social media programs while working with clients such as The Florida Orchestra and Blue Bell Ice Cream. Lizz Harmon is a coach and mentor for the University of Tampa MBA Executive Leadership Coaching Program.

Madeira Public Relations

Madeira Public Relations is an innovative public interest communications firm located in St. Petersburg that helps businesses improve brand value. The company’s dedicated team develops media and digital strategies while offering services such as content creation, video, and design. Madeira Public Relations aims to enhance brand recognition, boost sales, and generate media coverage.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33713

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National Strategies PR

Located in Tampa, National Strategies PR aims to help clients navigate the marketing, PR, and media landscapes. Backed by more than 60 years of experience, the firm’s highly capable team handles strategic planning, brand management, media relations, social media management, and event management. NSPR boasts an impressive list of non-profits and business clients including Anytime Fitness, Elder Automotive Group, and GTE Financial.

Pinstripe Marketing

Pinstripe Marketing, based in St. Petersburg, is a full-service marketing and communications firm that creates tailored campaigns to deliver results. The dedicated team can do branding, advertising, and media buying along with marketing strategy, web design, and social media services. Pinstripe Marketing has run effective campaigns for clients such as Trend Micro, Harvard Jolly, and Shrine Game.

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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Playbook Public Relations

Playbook Public Relations is an award-winning full-service public relations and marketing firm with a diverse portfolio of clients. The company helps businesses of all sizes to tell their story and communicate their brand message in an authentic and meaningful way. Playbook’s team brings over 30 years of experience in marketing strategy, public relations, and project management with a comprehensive understanding of private and public partnerships, governmental service agencies, nonprofit corporations, and business to business and business to consumer organizations.

True Blue Communications

True Blue Communications is a PR firm based in Clearwater that provides industry-leading public relations services to individuals and professionals. The company manages a variety of communications projects and programs while specializing in communications strategy, content marketing, and news media relations. True Blue Communications possesses a variety of success stories and diverse clients such as Cody, Early Childhood Council, and Arrow.

Clearwater, FL 33759

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