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Kivvit Ranked PR firm


222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, #2400, Chicago, IL 60654

312/664-0153; fax: 312/216-2636

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Public affairs & advocacy, media & public relations, opinion research, data analytics, innovation, reputation management, stakeholder identification & engagement, executive positioning, message development, crisis & litigation communications, advertising, digital & social media strategy, creative design & content.

Employees: 75. Founded: 2002.

Agency Statement:

Kivvit is a nationally recognized strategic communications and public affairs firm with offices in Chicago, New York, New Jersey, Miami, Boston, and Washington, D.C.. Kivvit prides itself on being a strategic advisor to organizations with big ideas and complex challenges.

Kivvit is defining the agency of the future. We don’t have silos. We integrate our full suite of data-driven advertising and strategic communications capabilities across teams. Our holistic approach combines analytics, technology, and content to produce hyper-targeted campaign plans that shape public opinion, impact public policy, and enhance business outcomes. Our relentless focus on measurement means that our work maximizes results and achieves tangible goals for our clients.

Kivvit’s culture is marked by an entrepreneurial spirit as well as an insatiable curiosity to master our client sectors and constantly find innovative solutions. We start from scratch every time we develop a campaign plan. No campaign is exactly the same; each is tailored to our clients' needs. That’s what sets Kivvit apart.

Client Sectors/Industries
Regulated Industries
Technology & Innovation
Labor & Trade Associations
Health & Life Sciences
Transportation & Infrastructure
Food & Beverage
Media & Entertainment
Real Estate
Financial Services

AAPC Pollie Award |Gold Winner, Best Television Campaign, ReachNJ
AAPC Pollie Award | Gold Winner, Web Video, New Yorkers Against Corruption
AVA Digital Award | Platinum Winner, “What is an Opioid,” ReachNJ
AVA Digital Award | Gold Winner, “Ambulance,” ReachNJ
AVA Digital Award | Gold Winner, “,” Wynwood Business Improvement District
The Buell Patterson Technology Award | Best Use of Technology in a Campaign, “Google Geek Street,” Google
Bulldog Award | Gold Winner, Best Green/Environmental/Sustainability Campaign, “DSM Change the World,” DSM
Bulldog Award | Silver Winner, Best Public Affairs Campaign, New Yorkers Against Corruption
Bulldog Award | Silver Winner, Best Government/Public Service Campaign, ReachNJ
Golden Trumpet | Corporate Social Responsibility, “Launch of the Aon Apprenticeship Program,” Aon
Golden Trumpet | External Communications, “Launch of Volta Energy Technologies,” Volta Energy Technologies
Golden Trumpet | Government Affairs, “Illinois Unites for Marriage”
Hermes Creative Award | Platinum Winner, PR Campaign, OTG—Tsujiji Fish Room
Hermes Creative Award | Gold Winner, Design, Choose Chicago 2016 Annual Report
Hermes Creative Award | Gold Winner, Identity, Bimini Bay Homeowners Association
Hermes Creative Award | Gold Winner, Web Video, New Yorkers Against Corruption
Holmes Report | Finalist, 2019 North America Public Affairs Agency of the Year
Holmes Report | Finalist, Corporate Social Responsibility, Aon Apprenticeship Launch Program
Platinum Award | Best PR Campaign of the Year, “Illinois Unites for Marriage”
Reed Award | Best TV Ad for a Public Affairs Campaign, “Mother’s Day,” ReachNJ
Reed Award | Best Use of Online Targeting for a Statewide Campaign, ReachNJ
Reed Award | Best TV Ad for a Statewide Independent Expenditure, “Back in the Water,” Committee to Build the Economy  

Eric Sedler, founder & mng. partner; Maggie Moran, mng. partner; Rich Bamberger, Zach Silber mng. dirs., NY; Tracy Schmaler, Kent Holland, mng. dirs., DC; Eric Herman, Sarah Hamilton, Maura Farrell, Sophie McCarthy, mng. dirs., IL

222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60654
Jeff Philips, gen. mgr.

1100 G Street NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005
Justine Sessions, gen. mgr.

200 Varick St., Suite 201, New York, NY 10014
Damian Bednarz, gen. mgr.

608-612 Cookman Ave., Suite 5, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Laura Matos, gen. mgr.

3250 NE 1st Ave., Suite 305, Miami, FL 33137
Kelly Penton-Chacon, dir.

Clients Include:

BAE Systems
BlueCross BlueShield
Delta Airlines
General Dynamics
United States Olympic Committee
University of Chicago