NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The worldwide collaborative network of PR firms, PR Boutiques International™ (PRBI), welcomes Southwest Florida-based SimplifyPR to its growing network of boutique agencies. PRBI now includes 33 member agencies in 11 different countries.
“SimplifyPR is a strong addition to PRBI,” said Dan Leinweber, PRBI President and President, Leinweber Associates, Sudbury, Mass. “Located in the key market of Southwest Florida, Carolyn Rogers and her team bring a broad range of skills and services in public relations, marketing, advertising, and fund development.”
PRBI member agencies are located throughout the U.S. and in international markets in Asia, South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Through their collaboration in PRBI, members offer the personalized, senior-level expertise of the boutique firm combined with the broad, international reach and market specialization of much larger agencies. The PR boutique model continues to grow in popularity as companies realize the value delivered by hands-on experienced communications experts.
SimplifyPR is headed by Carolyn Rogers, APR, CPRC, a 25-year communications veteran who in 2012 was recognized as the PR Professional of the Year by the Southwest Florida chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. Rogers earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications, specializing in public relations, from the University of South Florida, Tampa. She has achieved Certification as a Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) and the Universal Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), and also holds the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) from the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy & Association of Fundraising Professionals.
About PR Boutiques International:
PR Boutiques International™ (PRBI) is an international network of boutique public relations firms. The principals of member firms are experienced practitioners who have held senior positions in large PR agencies and/or corporations but now put service first and work directly with clients. PRBI member firms excel in meeting a huge range of client needs in a large number of industries, including corporate public relations, consumer PR, health care PR, investor relations, crisis management, business-to-business PR, economic development PR, not-for-profit, academia, government, financial, technology, legal, multicultural and international PR and investor relations. Member practitioners have won the highest levels of professional awards, with qualifications ranging from PhDs to former top journalists. They also represent memberships in the most noteworthy international public relations and business associations. For more information, visit http://www.prboutiques.com.