Cone Communications Named Midsize PR Firm of the Year

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Cone Communications Named Midsize PR Firm of the Year

Agency’s Work for Jockey Wins "Product Launch of the Year"


BOSTON (September 14, 2012) – Cone Communications was named Midsize PR Firm of the Year by PR News at the PR News Platinum PR Awards held today in New York City. The award recognizes Cone as the outstanding midsize PR agency in the country. At the same luncheon, Cone also won Product Launch of the Year for the agency’s work with Jockey International on its “staycool” campaign.

“Coming off our best year ever, this is terrific recognition for Cone,” says Jens Bang, CEO of Cone Communications. “Our whole staff is so energized by the level of work that is being performed and the thought leadership that is happening, and this is validation that we are headed in a great direction.”

According to PR News, “The finalists of the Platinum PR Awards set industry standards for excellence across all areas of PR. Finalists are from corporations, agencies and nonprofits—both large and small—that took chances, made tremendous strides in their communications efforts and understand the power of public relations.”

Cone bested four other PR firms that had made it to the semi-finals for Midsize Agency of the Year, while the product launch award won from among nine semi-final competitors.

About Cone Communications
Cone Communications (www.conecomm.com) is a public relations and marketing agency known for igniting brands with high-impact strategies and programs based in deep insights, unique subject matter expertise and innovation. Focusing on key areas such as consumer product media relations, social media, cause branding and marketing, corporate responsibility, nonprofit marketing, corporate communications and crisis prevention/management – the agency is positioned to help clients achieve both business and societal outcomes. Cone Communications is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

About Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom’s holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.