ICF International Ranked by PR Week as the 6th Largest Agency in the United States and 2nd Largest in the South
ICF’s Strategic Communications and Marketing Division Recognized Among the Biggest in the Nation and the Region
Fairfax, Virginia, August 2, 2011 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been ranked as one of the top public relations firms in the nation in PR Week’s closely watched 2011 Agency Rankings. ICF was recognized for the results of its Strategic Communications and Marketing Division (SCMD).
Based on 2010 SCMD revenue, ICF was ranked sixth among a field of 180 key public relations (PR) agencies nationwide and second among a field of 50 top public relations agencies in the South region, which includes Washington, D.C.
“We are incredibly honored to be listed by PR Week’s 2011 Agency Business Report as one of the top agencies in the region and the country overall. Our incredible growth over the past four years, in spite of a challenging economic climate, demonstrates how our firm is making big strides in the PR industry,” said Kris Tremaine, senior vice president for ICF International, who oversees ICF’s SCMD.
PRWeek cited ICF for its ability to grow business and win major accounts. Specifically, ICF was cited for its work supporting important programs in the areas of health, environment, emergency management, and energy. Key account work included the U.S. Department of Defense Tobacco Cessation Campaign: Quit Tobacco, Make Everyone Proud; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Education Program; and the Agency for International Development’s Zambia Behavioral and Social Change Communications Program.
The strategic communications and marketing efforts of ICF are supported by a staff of more than 200 marketing and public relations professionals, making ICF’s SCMD one of the largest full-service agencies in the Washington, D.C., area, with supporting staff in other key markets, such as Columbia, Md.; New York; Atlanta; Sacramento, Calif.; Sherman Oaks, Calif.; and San Francisco. Working as a uniquely integrated communications partner for its clients on national and local levels, ICF delivers all of the services of a top-flight public relations and marketing agency plus the technical and domain expertise of a leading international consulting firm, giving clients ready access to a full complement of communications tools as well as an extensive subject matter knowledge database.
PR Week is the leading title for public relations in the nation, establishing itself as a vital part of the PR and communications industries by providing timely news, reviews, profiles, techniques, and research for in-house and agency professionals.
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About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program lifecycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,700 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com.
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