India, colours, hands

Only Indian PR firm and the second in Asia to make it to “Best of the rest” category, which recognizes firms with strong growth and an eye for innovation globally reaffirms Globalcom’s focus on knitting strong, independent public relations firms worldwide.

PRHUB, among India’s leading independent PR firms and the Indian affiliate of Globalcom – one of the world’s leading independent PR and marcom agency networks, has been ranked among 15 emerging PR agencies worldwide in the prestigious “Global PR Rankings 2014” produced by The Holmes Report and ICCO. PRHUB is the only firm from India to be listed in the “Best of the rest” category, recognizing agencies that have demonstrated strong growth and an eye for innovation. It is also the only other firm from the Asia Pacific region, besides Rice Communications of Singapore to be listed in this category.

In his comments, Ralf Hartman, Founder & CEO of Globalcom Network, said, “The recognition for one of our partner firms validates the core belief behind our effort to build a truly viable global network of independent PR firms which are strong and leading players in their respective markets. My hearty congratulations to the team at PRHUB. We look forward to many more of our partners winning such accolades strengthening the value proposition and visibility of the network.”

In his comments, Xavier Prabhu, Founder and CEO of PRHUB said, “Being listed in “Global PR Rankings 2014” is a huge honor for all of us at PRHUB. The recognition encourages our efforts to move beyond the traditional realms of PR, to adapt and experiment with newer approaches and tools, aligned to our customer’s changing business needs. We are happy our efforts to deliver integrated communication solutions to our clients, is being recognized. Of course, PRHUB being listed in a global report such as this, validates a worldwide trend in the growth of boutique, independent firms such as ours. Would like to thank both the Holmes Report and ICCO for their efforts to raise the bar of the PR industry by bringing out such a comprehensive report.”

“Global PR rankings 2014” is the only third party annual effort which surveys and ranks the 250 largest PR firms worldwide besides the ones to watch out for. It is widely accepted and referred to by not just those in the PR business. The comprehensive report provides a wealth of data on the size, growth and performance of PR industry worldwide besides throwing light on key industry trends and challenges. The 2014 report puts global PR industry growth at 11% in 2013 compared to 8% in 2011 and 2012 which marks a clear rebound. PRHUB, grew  22% in 2013 twice the global industry growth rate.