Lou Hammond Group

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Lou Hammond Group Ranked PR firm

Lou Hammond Group

900 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022

212/308-8880; fax: 212/891-0200



Lou Hammond Group (LHG) is an integrated marketing communications firm specializing in premium brands in the destination; food and wine; hospitality; economic development; cruise; non-profits; lifestyle; real estate; and technology industries. With offices in New York, Charleston, Houston, Miami and Los Angeles, the agency has 40 employees offering expertise in branding, public relations, digital, creative services and marketing strategy. For the past 35 years LHG has established a legendary reputation and set the benchmark as a leading mid-sized marketing communications firm, earning the agency one of the highest client-retention rates in the industry.

Agency Statement:

LHG has become the industry leader by combining an innovative approach with a timeless work ethic and sense of integrity, empowering the agency to provide superior, results-driven marketing communications services to like-minded clients who set the standard within their respective industries.

The agency offers powerful multichannel programs, traditional and digital media relations, along with sound strategic vision, earning the agency the recognition and respect of today’s most influential media professionals.

The agency employs industry-leading tactics and flawless execution to deliver campaigns that capture media attention, drive community engagement and build long-lasting consumer advocacy for clients.

Founded by industry trailblazer Lou Hammond, the agency takes pride in remaining fiercely independent and departing from business-as-usual. The agency provides superior service to its clients by working from an agreed-upon fee structure to deliver a clearly stated program of work, not on time sheets, meaning expenses are never marked up and clients never run out of “allotted time.”

With quality as a guiding principle, LHG has developed a proven yet agile strategic approach that contributes to its clients’ success, earning it recognition as one of the nation’s most award-winning marketing communications firms.

Lou Rena Hammond, chmn./founder; Stephen Hammond, CEO

Clients Include:

Visit Alexandria, VA
Charleston Area CVB, SC
Explore Bristol, RI
Geneva Tourism, Switzerland
Kentucky Department of Tourism
Kiawah River, SC
Lackawanna County CVB, PA
Market New Haven
Mexico Beach Community Development Council, FL
Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce CVB, AL
Visit Natchez, MS
Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board
New Hampshire Div. of Travel & Tourism Development
New Jersey Div. of Travel & Tourism
Visit Norfolk, VA
Paducah CVB, KY
Panama City Beach CVB, FL
Destination Panama City, FL
Paradise Coast (Naples, Marco Island, Everglades), FL
Paradise Island Tourism Development Assn., Bahamas
Providence Warwick CVB, RI
Redding CVB, CA
Visit Sacramento, CA
Visit Santa Barbara, CA
St. Barts
Sonoma County Tourism Bureau
Virginia Tourism Corp.

Food & Beverage
Blade & Bow
Sonoma County Vintners
Sonoma County Winegrowers


Hotel Groups
Grand Luxury Group
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Oetker Collection
The Set Hotels

Luxury Hospitality Provider
Fischer Travel, Fischer-Rosenthal Consulting

Resorts & Hotels
Boar’s Head Resort, VA
Cliff House Maine
David Citadel, Jerusalem
The Kimberly Hotel, NY
Mamilla Hotel, Jerusalem
Red Mountain Resort, UT
St. Regis Deer Valley, UT
Wild Dunes Resort, SC

Economic Development
Market New Haven
Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, AL

Cruise & Travel
American Queen Steamboat Company
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Burgess Yachts
Collette Tours
Seatrade Cruise Global
Victory Cruise Lines


Arts & Culture/Nonprofits
American Quilter’s Society
Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center
Gibbes Museum of Art
Haunted Attraction Assn.
New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, Inc

Real Estate
Balsam Mountain Preserve
Chartwell Hospitality
The Beach Company
Lowe Enterprises
McNair Interests
Sea Pines Community Services Associates
Two Roads Development