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Best PR Firms in Virginia Beach
2021

Why These PR Firms?

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

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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.

Read more about our selection process

Goldman & Associates Public Relations

Goldman & Associates is a Norfolk firm providing strategic business consulting, public relations, and communications throughout North America with more than four decades of experience. The company uses integrated communication strategies to assist companies, municipalities, and other organizations in achieving their goals. Public relations services include branding, media relations, public to private partnership projects, issues management, employee engagement, and crisis management. Other services include community and grassroots outreach, social impact marketing, and more. Goldman & Associates has experience in digital media using internet strategies and tools to assist their clients and in government relations services in all arenas including municipal, state, and federal levels. The firm won Public Sector Campaign of the Year in PR Week’s annual national public relations competition.

Norfolk, VA 23509

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Kirwin Development Strategies

Kirwin Development Strategies is a family owned and operated consulting firm in Virginia Beach that is focused on business development, public relations, media, government relations, project management, and political consulting. Brian Kirwin, has extensive experience and connections in Virginia Beach government, media, and the civic and business communities and has appeared on national and local radio and television programs to share his political expertise and knowledge of current events. Mr. Kirwin’s affiliations include his role as Chairman of the Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission, the Public Awareness Chairman of the Virginia Beach Performing Arts Center Advisory Committee, and past roles as the President of the Virginia Production Alliance and the Vice-president and Director of the Virginia Beach Council of Civic Organizations. Satisfied clients reported “a consummate political operator,” “his experience, connections, and knowledge of the temperature of countless powerful organizations are invaluable,” and “a unique view on political and public relations situations.”

Virginia Beach, VA 23466

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Main Stream Events + PR Firm

Based in Virginia Beach, Main Stream Events + PR Firm has been serving clients in the area for more than 12 years. The company is focused on helping its clients gain media exposure through special events and has hosted galas, trade shows, meetings, and corporate retreats for clients such as Bon Secours, Zukerman and Associates Ltd., and Physicians for Peace. Its team is dedicated to helping clients through every step of the event planning process and continues to assist behind the scenes until the event is over. Other PR services offered by this agency include customer recognition campaign creation and community outreach.

Virginia Beach, VA

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Principle Advantage Government Relations Group, LLC

Principle Advantage Government Relations Group, LLC is a consulting and government affairs firm in Virginia Beach. The firm has experience in government relations, public affairs, lobbying, business development and outreach programs of every kind. Principle Advantage works with clients in municipalities, associations, and businesses on state legislative issues both during the General Assembly Sessions and the interim. The President and CEO, Angie Bezik, founded Principle Advantage in 2009 and serves on the Virginia Beach Board of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, the Hampton Roads Association of Commercial Builders Legislative Committee, the Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee of the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization, and the Roanoke River Basin Association Board of Directors. Satisfied clients noted “had the ability and exposure to ensure we were fully aware of every issue,” “got me where I needed to be and in front of the right people at the right time,” and “provided the direction, guidance and sheer hard work to master our issue.”

Virginia Beach, VA 23471

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The Miles Agency

The Miles Agency is a niche marketing and public relations firm in Virginia Beach founded in 1989 by Delceno Miles. The agency specializes in community outreach and multicultural marketing. The company creates and develops programs using advertising, public and community relations and promotions to communicate specific messages to target groups in the marketplace. The Miles Agency uses a variety of research methods including focus groups, analytical studies, telephone and personal interviews, surveys, and groups discussions to develop marketing strategies and customized plans to assist clients. Ms. Miles is certified by the Small Business Administration, the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise, the Central Ohio Transit Authority, and the Hampton Roads Transit Department. The firm has clients in multiple public agencies, municipalities, planning and public works, utilities, transportation, private business, education, and nonprofit organizations.

Virginia Beach, VA 23471

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WordUp Public Relations, LLC

WordUp Public Relations, LLC is a firm in Virginia Beach specializing in the strategic application of marketing and public relations with the goal of promoting organizations through communication. The president and chief wordsmith of WordUp Public Relations, Jennifer Butsch Petite, has more than 15 years of marketing communications experience in multiple industries including automotive, employment, legal, nonprofit, technology, and real estate. Her particular expertise is in the areas of strategic corporate communications, reputation management, and media relations. The agency provides strategic planning services to define target audiences and marketing objectives, reputation management, media relations for visibility in print, electronic, and broadcasting. Other services include promotion planning for community activities, special events, and trade shows, social media outreach, and web content development.

Virginia Beach, VA 23455

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