NEW YORK — BCW, Edelman, FleishmanHillard, W2O Group and Weber Shandwick  are the five finalists for PRovoke's 2020 Large Agency of the Year in North America, alongside 59 more firms that have been shortlisted today across a further 13 categories.

The North American Agency of the Year Awards recognize the best firms in specific size categories and in specific disciplines. In all, 64 firms — from giant multinationals to small local specialists — are nominated across the 13 Agency of the Year categories.

Profiles of all the nominated firms, featuring in-depth analysis of each agency's performance, can be found here.

The 2020 North America PR Agencies of the Year are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 150 submissions and 50 face-to-face meetings with the best PR firms across the US and Canada.

Winners are unveiled at the 2020 North American SABRE Awards, which will be taking place virtually next month, with details forthcoming soon. 

2020 North American Agencies of the Year

Large Agencies of the Year
BCW
Edelman
FleishmanHillard
W2O Group
Weber Shandwick

Midsize Agencies of the Year
Allison+Partners
Finn Partners
Imre
Ruder Finn
Zeno Group

Small Agencies of the Year
Fahlgren Mortine
Lippe Taylor
PAN Communications
Praytell
RBB Communications

Boutique Agencies of the Year
Adam Ritchie Brand Direction
Bospar
LDWW
Max Borges Agency
SourceCode Communications

New Agencies of the Year 
Daly
Hot Paper Lantern
Reevemark
The Sway Effect

Canadian Agencies of the Year 
Argyle Public Relationships
Narrative
No Fixed Address
North Strategic/MSL
Veritas

Consumer Agencies of the Year
French/West/Vaughan
Golin
M Booth
Marina Maher Communications
MSL

Corporate/Financial Agencies of the Year 
Dukas Linden
FTI Consulting
Group Gordon
Prosek Partners
Vested

Creative Agencies of the Year 
Carmichael Lynch Relate
Coyne PR
Current Global
Day One
Ketchum

Digital Agencies of the Year 
Huge
ICF Next
Kivvit
Rogers & Cowan PMK
WE

Healthcare Agencies of the Year 
Cura Strategies
Evoke Kyne
GCI Health
Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock
ReviveHealth

Public Affairs Agencies of the Year 
APCO Worldwide
Firehouse Strategies
Global Strategy Group
Marathon Strategies
Precision Strategies

Technology Agencies of the Year
The Bulleit Group
Highwire
The Hoffman Agency
Hotwire
Method Communications