NEW YORK — BCW, FleishmanHillard, Golin, Real Chemistry, and Weber Shandwick are the five finalists for PRovoke's 2021 Large Agency of the Year in North America, alongside 56 more firms that have been shortlisted today across a further 12 categories.

The North American Agency of the Year Awards recognize the best firms in specific size categories and in specific disciplines. In all, 61 firms — from giant multinationals to small local specialists — are nominated across the 13 Agency of the Year categories, reflecting the PR industry's resilience and ability to thrive in the face of remarkably tough challenges. 

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

The 2021 North America PR Agencies of the Year are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 150 submissions and 50 virtual meetings with the best PR firms across the US and Canada.

Winners are unveiled at the North American SABRE Awards ceremony, which will take place virtually on Tuesday May 11. 

2021 North American PR Agencies of the Year

Large Agencies of the Year
BCW Global
FleishmanHillard
Golin
Real Chemistry
Weber Shandwick

Midsize Agencies of the Year
APCO Worldwide
Imre
Ruder Finn
WE Communications
Zeno Group

Small Agencies of the Year
Crosby
Day One
Lambert
Lippe Taylor
Walker Sands

Boutique Agencies of the Year
Berk Communications
Clyde Group
Confidant
Curley Company
Health + Commerce

New Agencies of the Year 
1903 Public Relations
Spool
The Sway Effect

Canadian Agencies of the Year 
Argyle 
Craft
No Fixed Address
Weber Shandwick

Consumer Agencies of the Year
Current Global
H&S
Hunter
M Booth
Marina Maher Communications

Corporate/Financial Agencies of the Year 
Edelman
Finsbury Glover Hering
Global Gateway Advisors
Prosek Partners
Reevemark

Creative Agencies of the Year 
Allison+Partners
C+C
Finn Partners
ICF Next
Ketchum

Digital Agencies of the Year 
Bospar
MSL
Precision
SourceCode Communications

Healthcare Agencies of the Year 
Evoke Kyne
GCI Health
Goodfuse
JPA Health
Weber Shandwick / ReviveHealth

Public Affairs Agencies of the Year 
Bully Pulpit Interactive
Global Strategy Group
Kivvit
Marathon Strategies
ROKK Solutions

Technology Agencies of the Year
Clarity
Highwire
Hotwire
Method Communications
PAN Communications