5W Public Relations (5W) helps some of the world's best brands to tell their story and build their following. 5W's smart, resourceful team works in the here and now while continuously keeping our eye on the future. This formula for success works: 5W is one of the 20 largest PR firms in the U.S. with revenues exceeding $22 million.
5W is named a 2016 PR News Agency Elite finalist in the category of Consumer Marketing for the agency's blogger outreach program on behalf of client jane iredale as well as in the category of Marketing to Women for the agency's rebranding campaign for FULLBEAUTY brands. This marks the second time 5W's campaigns have been honored by PR News in the category of Marketing to Women.
5WPR continues to grow, ranking 17th in the nation among independently owned agencies (by O'Dwyer's) and is named as the sixth largest independent New York PR firm.
5W Public Relations' travel division honored by the North American Excellence Awards for its work on behalf of client JetSmarter, the fastest growing private aviation company in the world.
5WPR expands its FinTech practice by adding unicorn company Avant, a fast growing marketplace lending platform, to its roster.
5W launches an in-house production unit to complement its growing digital department. The newly launched in-house production unit works with clients on web and graphic design, video production, photography, packaging and branding needs both as stand-alone projects and as part of integrated communications campaigns.
5W receives a Silver Stevie Award in the Agency of the Year category from the American Business Awards, marking the third consecutive year the agency is honored among the top public relations agencies with this award. 5W also receives a Gold Stevie for its travel division's campaign for Jetsmarter, a Silver Stevie Award for its tech division's VideoBlocks campaign and a Bronze Stevie Award for its consumer division's Camp Bow Wow campaign.
5W's technology division honored with a Holmes SABRE Award for its work on behalf of VideoBlocks in the category of web-based businesses.
5WPR continues its award-winning 2014, receiving a total of five awards from PR News in its prestigious PR Agency Elite and Digital PR Awards program. The agency took home wins in the categories of Marketing to Women and Marketing to Latinos for its work on the Rowenta Beauty and IMUSA campaigns, respectively. In addition 5WPR received honorable mentions for its work on Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy (Product Launch category), DigitalOcean (Business to Business category) and again for IMUSA in the category of Digital/Social Media.
5WPR honored with four Stevie ® Awards from the American Business Awards. The agency receives a Gold Stevie ® for its work on Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy Products Campaign as well as Bronze Stevie® Awards in three additional categories: 2014 PR Agency of the Year, PR Executive of the Year for CEO Ronn Torossian and PR Campaign of the Year - Business to Business Category. This marks the second consecutive year that the agency received awards in both the PR Agency of the Year and PR Executive of the Year categories from the American Business Awards.
5WPR named Agency of Record for Guillemot Corporation's interactive entertainment hardware and accessories brands, Hercules and Thrustmaster. Hercules, an established leader in speaker systems, digital DJing devices and WiFi solutions, and Thrustmaster, a leader in global gaming products, join 5WPR's growing technology and gaming practice.
5WPR adds AEROSOLES to its roster of fashion and apparel clients. Simultaneously, the agency is named 12th largest agency for Food & Beverage category by O’Dwyers, a leading PR Trade magazine.
PR News' Platinum Awards presents 5WPR with 2013 Mid-Size PR Agency of the Year, Honorable Mention.
5WPR named Gold Stevie® Award winner in the Public Relations Agency of the Year category in The 2013 American Business Awards. Ronn Torossian, founder & CEO of 5WPR, is named a Silver Stevie® award winner in the Communications, Investor Relations, and PR Executive of the Year category.
5WPR named a finalist in the Public Relations Agency of the Year category in The 2013 American Business Awards. Ronn Torossian, founder & CEO of 5WPR named a finalist in the PR Executive of the Year category.
5WPR as PR firm for T-fal ActiFry secured a tweet from Oprah Winfrey stating "This machine…T-fal ActiFry has changed my life. And they're not paying me to say it," along with an Instagram photo of Oprah holding the appliance. The company's stock skyrocket to record-breaking numbers, and sales boomed.
5WPR expands consumer lifestyle practice, winning the Westminster Kennel Club. Agency will publicize legendary dog show and other initiatives.
Canadian Government hires 5WPR to promote travel & tourism for Travel Alberta, the heart of western Canada, bordered by the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
5WPR named Agency of Record for Promotion in Motion, one of the largest candy companies in the world. Proprietary and licensed brands include WELCH’S® Fruit Snacks and Fruit ‘n Yogurt™ Snacks, SUN-MAID® Milk Chocolate Raisins, My M&M’S® Brand Chocolate Candies, SOUR JACKS® Sour Candies, Gummy Factory® Gummi Bears and others.
Ronn Torossian, Founder & CEO of 5WPR releases the consummate guidebook for public relations in the modern era, "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations." The book is available in bookstores across the country, and online. The book is a PR best selling Amazon.com book, and the first to be written by a CEO of a Top 50 PR agency.
T-fal ActiFry names 5W its Public Relations Agency of Record, joining the PR firm's diverse client roster of leading consumer products brands.
5WPR named PR agency of record for Krups, iconic manufacturer of coffee makers and espresso machines, blenders, mixers, and toaster ovens since 1846.
5W client, Apra International, was presented with the prestigious 2010 WWD Beauty Biz Award for "Best Executed Launch Strategy" in the Mass Fragrance category for creation of the Jordin Sparks "Because of You" fragrance. The launch strategy and all marketing & beauty PR efforts were created and executed by 5WPR.
5W Public Relations moves its New York headquarters to a 24,000 square feet midtown Manhattan office. During the same month, Philip Stein Watches, for whom 5WPR serves as PR Agency of Record, is featured on Oprah's 25th annual Favorite Things episode.
Donald J. Pliner, the iconic footwear and accessory brand, and SAE Institute, the world's foremost audio engineering, animation, multimedia and film training institute, hire 5WPR as PR Agency of Record.
Ronn Torossian, CEO & Founder of 5WPR, is selected as a Semi-Finalist for the prestigious 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards, New York region.
BornFree, the BPA free baby company, chooses 5WPR for Public Relations initiatives.
5WPR hired as PR Agency of Record by Delivery.com, a Cantor Fitzgerald business unit. EL AL Airlines hires 5WPR to manage all public relations initiatives.
5W makes significant employee hires in the agency healthcare PR practice stemming from the addition of Kinray, the largest privately-held pharmaceutical wholesale distributor in the U.S., and Cinergy Health, one of America's largest private health insurance solution companies as clients.
2009 Forbes 400 list released of richest people in the world. 5WPR currently serves as PR agency of record for two of the 400 richest people in the world.
5W Public Relations is re-hired for the second year as PR Agency of Record to direct PR activities and media relations for the 29th year of Licensing International Expo, the leading trade show serving the estimated $191 Billion licensing industry.
5W Public Relations is hired by Harrah's Entertainment, the world's largest provider of branded casino entertainment.
5W Public Relations signs IHOP and Loews Regency as the newest clients in the firm's expanding roster of top-tier restaurant & hospitality/ travel PR clients, which includes The Rink at Rockefeller Center, The Patina Restaurant Group, and Philippe.
5W Public Relations for the second consecutive year dominates events at the Sundance Film Festival with 5WPR celebrity PR events attracting Paris and Nicky Hilton, Mary Kate Olsen, as well as others.
5W Public Relations moves offices for the forth time in five years due to rapid growth. It now occupies 22,000 square feet in a Class A Building in Midtown Manhattan. The company now has a total of 90 employees in both New York and Los Angeles.
5W Public Relations is hired by Microsoft, and XM Radio to handle public relations.
5W Public Relations scores a three-peat with Fastest Growing PR Agency in the U.S. honors and officially breaks into the Top 25 list of independent firms. The company celebrates with the hiring of its 75th employee.
5W Public Relations wins a major hospitality client, The Patina Restaurant Group, the nation's leading multi-concept restaurant and food service operator in the premium segment.
For the second consecutive year, 5W Public Relations is named the Fastest Growing PR Firm in the United States. The public relations agency hires its 50th employee.
5W Public Relations' news segment wins an Emmy for Outstanding Interpretation or Analysis of a Business News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast for its CBS Sunday Morning News segment on client Wolfgang's Vault.
5W Public Relations handles all media for the Groundbreaking Ceremony on the National Mall in Washington DC for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Project Foundation. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the only non-President awarded a four-acre memorial plot on the National Mall.
5W Public Relations signs a fashion retail giant, The United Retail Group, the holding company for AVENUE, one of the largest plus-size clothing brands in the United States. The company operates over 500 Avenue retail stores, as well as Avenue.com.
5W Public Relations expands westward with the launch of 5W Public Relations' Los Angeles office.
5WPR Founder Ronn Torossian is featured in a two-page article in the New York Times.
5W Public Relations is named the Fastest Growing PR Firm in the United States, and wins Boutique PR Agency of the Year honors from the Holmes Report. The company now employs 30 full-time staffers and again relocates to a midtown 10,000+ square foot office to accommodate its continued growth in both clients and employees.
5W Public Relations hires its twelfth employee, and due to rapid expansion moves into new offices in Midtown Manhattan. The PR firm celebrates the move by signing its first government account - The Israeli Ministry of Tourism.
5W Public Relations is founded by entrepreneur Ronn Torossian. The Public Relations firm consisted of Ronn and one intern working in a 400 square foot rooftop office for three clients.