CONE COMMUNICATIONS’ RESEARCH HONORED IN INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS’ TOP 10 RESEARCH INSIGHTS LIST

BOSTON (February 9, 2017) – Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, is honored to announce that it been included in the Institute for Public Relations’ (IPR) Top 10 Research Insights of 2016. The report lists the 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study among ten research reports on themes ranging from technological innovation and business transformations to the effect of political content on social media users.

IPR’s third annual report, compiled by IPR’s Research Director, Sarab Kochhar, Ph.D., selected studies based on their rigor of methodology, findings, relevance to practice and accessibility. Other honorees include McKinsey Global Institute, PEW Research Center and Harvard Business Review.

“We’re thrilled to be honored among some of the top research organizations in public relations and beyond,” says Bill Fleishman, Chief Executive Officer, Cone Communications. “Our Research & Insights team is committed to uncovering the need-to-know insights for our clients and the industry at large and this recognition is just one proof point of this dedication.”

The 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study shares data on how Millennials are coming to work seeking greater purpose and involvement in their company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitments. The study provides insights to inform Cone’s CSR services offerings, including its work in employee engagement strategy and communications.

For more than 35 years, Cone Communications has been committed to Always Making a Difference℠ for businesses, brands and society. Cone connects brands and people through emotion and experiences that drive business value and social impact. The agency’s team of experts from across research and planning, public relations and corporate social responsibility and communications collaborate to bring the best, most informed and innovative thinking to every client.

About Cone Communications

Cone Communications (www.conecomm.com) is a public relations and marketing agency that is Always Making a Difference℠ for business, brands and society. With a unique combination of corporate responsibility, consumer brand and integrated marketing expertise, our people deliver emotional storytelling and business value for every client. Cone is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group.

About Omnicom Public Relations Group

Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.