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Fahlgren Mortine

4030 Easton Station, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43219

614/383-1500; fax: 614/383-1501

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Employees: 250. Founded: 1962.

Agency Statement:

Fahlgren Mortine is an integrated communications company helping brands engage in ways that are precise and meaningful. Locations include Columbus (headquarters), Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio; Boise, Idaho; Denver, Colo. and New York City.

The agency is a member of the global IPREX network.

Industry expertise includes B2B, building products, CPG, economic development, energy, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, logistics, retail, technology, and travel and tourism.

Fahlgren Mortine helps brands get to precisely what matters using a powerful combination of data, design and creativity. Doing work that dares to make a difference and remaining accountable for getting measurable results is one of the many reasons clients choose to stay with the company at a tenure 182% longer than industry average.

Fahlgren Mortine regularly earns Best Place to Work and Agency of the Year honors from various trade organizations, as well as industry-specific recognition for campaign excellence.

TURNER, a travel, tourism and active lifestyle public relations agency, is a Fahlgren Mortine company.

Neil Mortine, chmn. & CEO; Marty McDonald, pres.; Aaron Brown, exec. VP

Clients Include:

Avery Dennison
Balloon Time
Bath & Body Works
Bob Evans Restaurants
Boise CVB
Bradenton Area CVB
Bright Pet Nutrition Group
Capital University
Cardinal Health
Columbia Gas
Columbus Partnership
Condado Tacos
Crown Equipment Corp.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Destination Panama City
DHL Supply Chain
Discover Dominica Authority
Donate Life Ohio
Experience Columbus
Fresenius Kabi
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Greenbrier County CVB
The J.M. Smucker Co.
The J.R. Simplot Co.
Kent State University
The Kroger Co.
Leatherman Tool Group
Lubrizol Advanced Materials
Midmark Corp.
Monterey County CVB
Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce/CVB
National Veterans Memorial and Museum
Niagara USA
North Dakota Tourism
Ohio Lottery Commission
Ohio Manufacturers’ Assn.
Parker Hannifin
Parkinson’s Foundation
Savannah College of Art and Design
Smart Columbus
Sonoma County Tourism
T. Marzetti Co.
Travel Nevada
University at Buffalo
Value City Furniture / American Signature Inc.
Worthington Industries
Wright-Patt Credit Union

Fahlgren Mortine in the news with O'Dwyer's:

Luquire Lands Columbus

Tue., Jul. 11, 2023

...Experience Columbus, the destination marketing organization for Ohio’s capital city, following a competitive pitch. Fahlgren Mortine of Columbus was the incumbent on the account. Charlotte-based Luquire will work to raise awareness...

Fahlgren Mortine Names McDonald President

Wed., Aug. 31, 2022

... Marty McDonald Fahlgren Mortine announced today that it has promoted executive vice president Marty McDonald to the role...

Fahlgren Mortine Merges with Precision PR

Fri., Mar. 12, 2021

...Columbus, Ohio’s Fahlgren Mortine today announced a plan to merge with Sacramento-based agency Precision Public Relations. Neil Mortine The transition...

PR's Top Pros Talk: Marty McDonald

Tue., Feb. 9, 2021

...PR practitioners have gotten their seat at the table over the past year, Fahlgren Mortine executive vice president Marty McDonald tells Doug Simon in the latest “PR’s Top Pros...

PR's Top Pros Talk: Tips for 2021

Mon., Dec. 21, 2020

...Council • Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5W PR • Gigi Garcia Russo, Partner, Hunter • Marty McDonald, EVP, Fahlgren Mortine • David Imre, CEO, Imre • Marc Banks, National Press Secretary, NAACP • Glen Jackson, Co-Founder, Jackson...

Turner Aces Pitch for Wisconsin Travel PR

Fri., Sep. 13, 2019

...with visitors." Turner's contract runs for three years with the option of two one-year extensions. Ohio's Fahlgren Mortine owns Turner....

News of Firms: Wunderlich Kaplan Opens in Miami; Edelman Turns to Behavioral Science to Boost Clients; Orange Orchard Joins IPREX

Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

...are adjusting to create a better world,” said Julie Exner, senior vice president of Fahlgren Mortine and IPREX America's president....

Data Reign as PR Faces Future Market Volatility

Tue., May 28, 2019

...and homes—by shaping strategies informed by insights and enhanced by creativity,” Lambert said. Columbus, OH’s Fahlgren Mortine gained 8.9 percent last year to nearly $30 million in 2018 billings, taking O’Dwyer’s...

Top 25 PR Firms Post 12.9% Jump in '18 Income

Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

...followed by Pierpont Communications and newly-ranked Touchdown PR. Twenty-five firms hail from the midwest with 15 in Chicago, including chart-topper Edelman.  Columbus-based  Fahlgren Mortine  and Walker Sands Communications round out the top three Midwest firms. Firms tracked by the rankings with locations...

On the Move: Lippe Taylor Hires Jeremy Simon; Marino Ups Daniella Alkobi, Hires Andrew Zimmer; Lambert Lands Gretchen Stallings; Heyman Assocs. Promotes Jesssamyn Katz, Adds Steve Lavner

Tue., Jan. 29, 2019

...Dana Corporation, and Michigan State University Mobility initiative. Before Eisbrenner, she held positions at Fahlgren Mortine and Severstal North America. The agency has also hired Taylor Grandinetti as a coordinator...

Review of PR World 2018

Thu., Dec. 27, 2018

...1991, sold it to Interpublic in 2000 and engineered the merger with PMK in 2009. Fahlgren Mortine  merged with Columbus-based SBC Advertising to form ...

People on the Move

Wed., Jul. 18, 2018

...for business investment. Prior to joining Columbus 2020 Harman was an account director for Fahlgren Mortine , and served as Midwest account manager for Electronic Arts. “Amy’s experience leading marketing campaigns...

Integrated Strategies Boost PR’s Profile, Bottom Line

Wed., May 30, 2018 PR firms. Neil Mortine Underscoring the strength of specialities this year was the performance of Fahlgren Mortine , which ranked #12, up 10.4 percent in 2017 to nearly $27 million compared to...

Fahlgren Mortine Merges with SBC Advertising

Mon., Apr. 30, 2018

... Neil Mortine Columbus, Ohio’s Fahlgren Mortine announced today that it will merge with fellow Columbus-based advertising shop SBC Advertising. The newly...

Top 25 PR Firms Posted Solid Gains in '17

Wed., Mar. 28, 2018

...Atlanta. Twenty-four firms hail from the midwest with 14 in Chicago, including chart-topper Edelman.  Columbus-based Fahlgren Mortine and Minneapolis-based Padilla round out the top three Midwest firms. Firms tracked by the rankings...

Fahlgren Mortine Sold to Private Holding Company

Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

...Full-service agency Fahlgren Mortine announced today that it has been acquired by Memphis, TN-based Eastport Holdings, LLC. Financial terms...

WPP Stock Drop Pressures Owned Firms, Especially Ogilvy

Mon., Nov. 13, 2017

...Partners ($31.2M, +28.1 percent), Racepoint Global ($29M, +7.8 percent), Coyne ($27.3M, +26.9 percent), and Fahlgren Mortine ($24.4M, +18.9 percent). Eighteen of the top 25 firms posted year-over-year gains with 12 showing...

O’Dwyer’s Directory Lists 1,200+ PR Firms, Ranks 123

Mon., Jul. 17, 2017 double digits, Prosek Partners 28% to $31.2M; Coyne + 26.9% to $27.3M, and Fahlgren Mortine , + 18.9% to $24.4. Ten firms in the 11-30 bracket grew in double digits: ReviveHealth...

PR Industry Makes the Most of Big Changes

Wed., May 3, 2017

...with a strong new business year, provided strong growth and opportunity for our amazing staff.” Fahlgren Mortine also was in the top 10 for the first time. The Columbus, OH-based agency,...

O'Dwyer's Releases Annual PR Firm Rankings

Tue., Mar. 28, 2017

...Partners ($31.2M, +28.1 percent), Racepoint Global ($29M, +7.8 percent), Coyne ($27.3M, +26.9 percent), and Fahlgren Mortine ($24.4M, +18.9 percent). Eighteen of the top 25 firms posted year-over-year gains with 12 showing...

Mercury Reps Dominica

Wed., Mar. 15, 2017, according to Foreign Agents Registration Act documents filed in March. Columbus, OH-based PR agency Fahlgren Mortine has represented Dominica’s DOT, Discover Dominica Authority. The pact, which became effective in February and...

Turner Expands to Miami

Thu., Mar. 9, 2017 PR firm Turner announced that it is opening a new office in Miami. The Fahlgren Mortine unit’s Magic City outpost is slated to open early this summer. The agency said...

Turner Becomes Barceló AOR

Fri., Feb. 3, 2017

...1931. Turner is charged with promoting Barceló’s four brands in the North American market. The Fahlgren Mortine unit previously represented the Barceló's Latin American flagship hotels, the Barceló Maya Grand Resort and Barceló...

Suddenly You're a Tech Company. Now What?

Tue., Nov. 15, 2016

...and positioning the brand for the future. ***Dennis Brown is a Senior Vice President at Fahlgren Mortine ....

Jenson Joins Fahlgren Mortine

Thu., Sep. 1, 2016

... Fahlgren Mortine has appointed David Jenson to the role of senior vice president and managing director...

Destination Marketing Presents PR Opportunity

Thu., Jul. 14, 2016

...of publicist. Have PR leaders stepped up to this challenge to drive destination brand development? Fahlgren Mortine and Turner surveyed a cross-section of domestic destination marketing organizations to gauge our collective...

Visit Panama City Beach Seeks Ad Agency

Fri., Jul. 1, 2016

...partner agency search. For the past six years, Columbus, OH-based marketing and communications agency Fahlgren Mortine has performed marketing duties for Visit Panama City Beach. New York-based travel and lifestyle...

Fahlgren Mortine Appoints Spong to Of-Counsel Role

Wed., Apr. 6, 2016

...and president of sister ad agency Carmichael Lynch, has joined Columbus, OH-based PR agency Fahlgren Mortine , where he will serve in an of-counsel role. Doug Spong According to ...

Gatesman+Dave Joins Iprex

Tue., Mar. 29, 2016

...nearly 20 countries across the globe. Other U.S. agency partners include French/West/Vaughan, Fineman PR, Fahlgren Mortine , Makovsky and Pierson Grant Public Relations....

IPREX Signs on SPM

Thu., Feb. 4, 2016 in nearly 120 offices worldwide. Other U.S. agency partners include French/West/Vaughan, Fineman PR, Fahlgren Mortine and Makovsky....

World Nomads Names Turner AOR

Thu., Nov. 12, 2015

...tourism PR, according to O’Dwyer’s annual rankings of PR firms. The agency is a subsidiary of  Fahlgren Mortine ....

IPREX Takes Africa Foothold with New Agency Partner

Fri., Oct. 30, 2015

...75 agency partners in 120 offices across the globe. North American partners include French/West/Vaughan, Fineman PR,  Fahlgren Mortine  and Makovsky....

Fahlgren Mortine Books North Dakota's Travel PR

Tue., Jul. 28, 2015

... Fahlgren Mortine won the competitive pitch from the North Dakota Dept. of Commerce to promote tourism...

Inspiring the Millennial Travel Experience

Tue., Jun. 23, 2015

...Turner is Founder and President of Turner Public Relations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fahlgren Mortine . Jeff Maldonado is Turner PR’s Vice President of Digital Communications....

Nevada Seeks Firm to Measure Tourism Marketing

Thu., Apr. 23, 2015

...those efforts. A two-year contract is planned with a possible two-year extension. Nevada in January tapped Fahlgren Mortine for PR and tourism marketing after a review on a $20M pact into 2017. View...

Nevada Rolls $20M Tourism Pact to Fahlgren Mortine

Thu., Jan. 8, 2015

...and Atomic Testing Museum, has rolled its tourism PR and integrated marketing account to Fahlgren Mortine after a review. Columbus, Ohio-based Fahlgren, which acquired travel specialist Turner PR last January, lands...

Fahlgren Saddles Up The Cowboy State

Tue., Oct. 21, 2014

...Wyoming's Office of Tourism has put Columbus, Ohio-based Fahlgren Mortine in the PR saddle. Fahlgren won a competitive pitch process to serve as the state's...

17 of top 25 PR Firms Grew in Double Digits in 2013

Mon., Mar. 3, 2014

...helped to fuel the growth of Finn Partners, up 37% to $44.4 million, and Fahlgren Mortine , up 36% to $16.8M. Finn added Widmeyer Communications, Washington, D.C., firm billing $9.8M and...

Fahlgren Acquires Turner PR

Wed., Jan. 8, 2014

...Ohio's Fahlgren Mortine has acquired 17-year-old New York and Denver-based travel and outdoor lifestyle shop Turner PR...

Honda's Miller Joins Fahlgren Mortine

Wed., Sep. 11, 2013

...Ed Miller, Honda Motor's senior manager, corporate affairs and news/industry relations, has joined Fahlgren Mortine as senior VP/national media director. The 11-year veteran of the Japanese automaker handled outreach to...

GolinHarris Squeezes Competitors for Citrus PR

Tue., Apr. 16, 2013

...PR account in a five-way pitch, following a review.The Interpublic unit edged Burson-Marsteller, Edelman, Fahlgren Mortine and Ketchum in a close competition. A copy of the bid scoring shows that...

PR Firms, Large and Small, Grew in 2012

Mon., Mar. 11, 2013

...$13M; S&S PR, Northfield, Ill., up 19% to $12.9M;Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, up 16% to $12M;  Fahlgren Mortine , Columbus, up 17.7% to $12.3M; Merritt Group, Reston, up 28.8% to $9.2M; Development Counsellors Int’l, New...

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