DENVER, Colo. March 2, 2012 – Linhart Public Relations, a national public relations and corporate communications counseling firm based in Colorado, was named the country’s top boutique public relations firm from industry publication PRWeek.
Linhart PR received the 2012 Boutique Agency of the Year award last night during a ceremony in New York City. It’s the first time that Linhart PR has won this PRWeek award, which recognizes the nation’s best public relations firm (with annual revenues under $5 million) based on financial results, client retention and growth, human resources programs and community service. Linhart PR competed for this year’s award with four other U.S. firms.
“The PRWeek Boutique Agency of the Year award is our industry’s highest honor, and it affirms our team’s work, results, business success and workplace culture that we’ve built over the past 15 years,” said Sharon Linhart, APR, managing partner and founder of Linhart PR. “We’re grateful that our talented people are being recognized for what we do every day for our clients and each other.
In the past year, Linhart PR achieved one of the best years in the firm’s history and was named to the 2011 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The firm has 30 team members who serve regional, national and global clients, including Celestial Seasonings, Chipotle, Crocs, Johns Manville, Southwest Airlines and WhiteWave Foods.
Last year, Linhart PR won the national 2011 Small Firm of the Year award from another industry publication, PR News, and it was named a 2011 Top Small Company Workplace from Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces.