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2014-01-10 16:21:16

Move makes MSLGROUP a significant player in Washington, D.C. and strengthens its global public affairs capabilities NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] announced today that it has acquired 100% of Qorvis Communications, one of the most respected independent public relations firms in the United States. The agency will become part of MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement network. Counting over 80...

2013-10-18 12:23:25

Takes Top Honors in Financial/Investor Relations Category for Work with Al Jazeera America WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications announced today that it won PR News' 2013 Platinum PR Award for the Financial/Investor Relations category for its public relations campaign surrounding Al Jazeera's acquisition of Current TV and the launch of Al Jazeera America. "We are honored to receive the Platinum PR Award for our work with Al Jazeera America,"...

2013-10-01 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing Myanmar's enormous economic potential, Qorvis Communications joined with Omni Advisors today to expand the burgeoning Myanmar United States Trade Council (MUSATC), a members-driven trade organization aimed at facilitating greater trade and commerce between US companies and Myanmar. Robert A. Knutson, CEO of the Myanmar US Trade Council explained "Myanmar presents untapped business opportunities and is an excellent...

2013-09-10 08:27:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Qorvis Communications Social Media Snapshot released on the eve of the New York City Democratic primary reported that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio was the only Democratic mayoral candidate with an appreciable increase in Twitter followers during the final week of the New York mayoral primary campaign. The Qorvis Social Media Snapshot reported that de Blasio's Twitter followers grew 9.42 percent in the final eight days of the...

2013-08-09 12:21:50

IMF Facility to Provide Needed Imports and Support Social Safety Net WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jamaican government has launched an ambitious program of economic structural reform aimed at increasing production, employment and foreign investment and ensuring political and social stability, Jamaican Ambassador Stephen Vasciannie told Qorvis Focus Washington. Jamaica recently received an IMF loan of $932 million, funds that "are being used for balance of...

2013-07-22 16:22:49

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- India's relationship with Pakistan is "filled with promise," and New Delhi is "willing to go the extra mile" to improve the South Asian neighbors' traditionally adversarial ties, India's ambassador to the United States, Nirupama Rao, says on this week's episode of "Conversations with Nicholas Kralev" sponsored by Qorvis Communications (http://www.qorvis.com) Thorny issues like the future of the disputed territory of Kashmir should...

2013-07-16 16:24:27

Qorvis Hired by BGR The Burger Joint WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, one of the largest independent communications agencies in the United States, announced today that they have been hired by BGR to raise awareness of The Burger Joint's extensive and tasty menu. "BGR is a leader in the best burger market and we are excited to work with The Burger Joint," Qorvis Managing Partner and CEO Michael Petruzzello said. "We will help BGR by raising its...

2013-07-08 16:24:22

Italian government projects broad view of culture, encompassing science and technology as well as arts, literature, fashion, food. WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero told Qorvis' Focus Washington that Americans have responded enthusiastically to 2013: Year of Italian Culture in the United States, a nationwide program by the government of Italy showcasing Italian culture in the broadest sense. "We want to showcase the best Italy...

2013-07-03 16:22:29

Lithuania is one of the most successful transformations in the world and the fastest-growing economy in the European Union. "We are the frontier of democracy. You are the beacon." WASHINGTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lithuanian Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis told Qorvis Focus Washington that American freedom inspired generations of his countrymen and particularly sustained the country from 1940 to 1990, when it was part of the Soviet Union. It may even be partly...

2013-06-15 20:21:13

"INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY NOT DOING ENOUGH FOR SYRIAN OPPOSITION" WASHINGTON, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Qorvis' Focus Washington, www.focuswashington.com, Libya's ambassador to the United States said today that the international community needs to do more to support the forces opposing the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria. In an interview conducted by Chuck Conconi, host of Focus Washington, a program of Qorvis Communications, Ambassador Suleiman Aujali said,...