AGT Group ranked first in the National rating of communication companies in 2018.

19 June 2019

AGT Group ranked first in the National rating of communication companies in 2018.

Moscow, June 19, 2019. AGT Communications Group led the list of the most successful companies in the Russian public relations market, according to the National Rating of Communication Companies (NR2K). The rating is published annually since 2013 and is based on a nationwide study of the PR industry.

NR2K is held under the patronage of the Russian Academy of Public Relations (RAO) with the support of all the leading professional associations of the domestic public relations market: the Association of Consultant Companies in the Field of Public Relations (AKOS), the Russian Association of Public Relations (RASO), the Russian branch of the International Association Business Communicators (IABC), Association of Directors of Communications and Corporate Media of Russia (AKMR). The key parameters for evaluating the rating participants are business volume (company revenue per year), professional experience (client and personnel portfolio of companies) and media activity (public activity of companies in the media).

In 2018, 78 federal and regional communications companies took part in NR2K. The leader was AGT Group. The second place was taken by the Mikhailov and Partners agency. On the third - FleishmanHillard Vanguard (ORTA Communication Group). The total income of the rating participants in 2018 exceeded 25 billion rubles. At the same time, the average revenue per employee was 7.5 million rubles per year.

AGT communication group has been among the top three leaders of NR2K for many years, but to head the rating is a great success and honor,” said Irina Bolshedvorskaya, the general director of AGT. “This is a big responsibility and an indicator of our efficiency in 2018. We also heartily congratulate colleagues with high positions in the rating. Obviously, the Russian PR industry is on the rise, and this is the result of our common efforts.”

AGT Group has repeatedly won key awards in the field of public relations. In particular, the company's projects were awarded with Silver Archer statuettes, EFFIE, SABER Awards EMEA, Platinum PR Awards, Marspo Awards, Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards, The Drum Social Buzz Awards, Reuter's Internationalist Awards, Global Event Awards, PROBA IPRA, MarCom Awards, Golden Puzzle. In addition, AGT Group twice won the IABC Gold Quill Awards Award and was awarded the The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards, and one of the projects was included in the Guinness World Records list.