19 Sep Lambert, Edwards & Associates Named Top Food & Beverage PR Agency Nationally by O’Dwyers
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Sept. 19, 2017 – Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), one of Michigan’s top-ranked public relations agencies and the state’s largest investor relations and public affairs firm, has been named the 19th largest* Food & Beverage Public Relations Agency nationwide according to O’Dwyer’s, a leading public relations industry publication. LE&A ranks as second-largest firm in the Midwest (in the category), per the report.
LE&A provides public relations and corporate communications counsel, earned and social media strategy and execution, website development, event and trade show management and video content support to more than 20 national food and beverage clients. The agency’s diverse food and beverage client roster includes: Café Valley, Cole’s Breads, Denali Ingredients, Ferris Coffee, Gluten Free Bar (GFB), Inventure Foods (NASDAQ:SNAK), MGP Ingredients (NYSE:MPG), MooseTracks® ice cream and Old Orchard Brands.
“We are fortunate to have a roster of brands and individuals that inspire us to do award-winning work,” said Matt Jackson, senior director of Food & Beverage/CPG at LE&A. “We’re accustomed to working with challenger brands that evaluate our work based on driving business outcomes in the form of new distribution, higher turns at retail, new brand awareness and increased purchase consideration. Several of our food and beverage PR clients have been with us more than a decade, and that’s a testament to the quality of our work.”
O’Dwyer’s is one of the most trusted and influential trade publications in the PR and marketing communications industry. The outlet has covered the public relations field for nearly 50 years and is the longest-running daily news source on the industry online.
“LE&A’s experience with top-tier food and beverage brands continues to grow, which is apparent as the firm jumped six spots in O’Dwyer’s 2017 rankings,” said Jeffrey Lambert, CEO of LE&A. “We’re pleased to crack the top-20 milestone, and we look forward to growing our expertise in this industry.”
About Lambert, Edwards & Associates
LE&A (www.lambert.com) is a top-10 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-15 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s largest PR firm – with offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit – LE&A serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries and is the state’s largest bipartisan public affairs firm. LE&A has posted 19 years of growth, been named PR Week and PRNews Small Firm of the Year, honored as an Edward Lowe “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” and earned Crain’s “Michigan’s Healthiest Employers” and “Coolest Places to Work” awards. LE&A is also a global partner in PROI Worldwide, the largest partnership of independent PR firms in the world spanning 120 cities on five continents. Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @LambertEdwards.
* Based on 2016 net fees.
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