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SHIFT Accelerates Momentum Behind New Client Wins

SHIFT has experienced a surge in growth adding more than a dozen names to its roster of industry-disrupting clients in health technology, fintech, B2B and consumer in the past six months. Notable client wins include Claroty, Aiforia and Self. The momentum comes amid a new chapter for the agency, which recently announced Rick Murray as…

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AVENIR GLOBAL makes a change at SHIFT

Industry veteran Rick Murray takes over as Managing Partner Rick Murray, a PR industry veteran with 20+ years of agency leadership experience in the U.S. and Canada, has been appointed Managing Partner of Boston-based SHIFT Communications. SHIFT part of AVENIR GLOBAL, a privately-held agency network based in Montreal which also owns NATIONAL Public Relations. Murray…

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SHIFT Wins 12 Industry PR Awards!

It has been an exciting past couple of weeks for everyone here at SHIFT Communications. In the past couple of weeks, the team netted twelve awards for their efforts within the public relations and communications space! Winning ten Bell Ringer Awards last week at the 51st Annual Bell Ringer Awards Gala, and two Bulldog PR…

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SHIFT San Francisco Celebrates New Space with Open House Party!

SHIFT San Francisco Celebrates New Space with Open House Party!

Last week SHIFT San Francisco hosted an open house to celebrate our new location in the heart of the Financial District at 456 Montgomery Street. SHIFT’s office resides on the 15th of 23 floors and features iconic views of San Francisco landmarks. Coit Tower. The Transamerica Pyramid building. The Bay Bridge, Ferry Building and Chinatown.…

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Welcome to the Family, Hanover!

Another exciting time in the AVENIR GLOBAL family! AVENIR GLOBAL, SHIFT’s parent company, announced Monday the acquisition of Hanover, a top 10 independent U.K. public relations consultancy with offices in London, Brussels, Dublin, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. “We are building a powerful network of colleagues who are the best in their field and our goal is to…

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AVENIR GLOBAL continues to build global powerhouse of specialist communications firms with acquisition of Hanover

Combined operations rank among top U.K. and European consultancies MONTREAL and LONDON, April 3, 2019 – AVENIR GLOBAL, a Montreal-based holding and management company of public relations and communications firms, today announced that it has acquired Hanover, a top 10 independent U.K. public relations consultancy with offices in London, Brussels, Dublin, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.…

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Welcome to the Family, Cherry!

Another exciting time in the AVENIR GLOBAL family! AVENIR GLOBAL, SHIFT’s parent company, announced Monday the acquisition of Cherry, a large independent healthcare creative agency located in the U.K. “We are delighted to welcome Cherry to the AVENIR GLOBAL family. From brand strategy to social and interactive, our teams will be able to draw on…

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Welcome to the family, Padilla!

We’re thrilled to share that SHIFT’s parent company, AVENIR GLOBAL, has acquired award-winning PR and communications company Padilla. Welcome to the family! Padilla brings its 210 employees across six offices in the US to the network, along with expertise in Food & Beverage, Agribusiness, Technology and Manufacturing. Not to mention their close to 60 years…

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SHIFT Wins 16 Bell Ringer Awards

Creative. Connected. Dedicated. Honorable. Smart. Positive. Ballsy. Our values not only guide who we are, but the work we do. At the 2016 Bell Ringer Awards, the Publicity Club of New England recognized our values, our people, our clients, and our work with 16 Bell Ringer Awards, including 3 Merit Awards, 4 Bronze Bell Awards,…

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SHIFT Wins 8 Bell Ringer Awards

The best PR campaigns are creative, smart and downright ballsy. And last night this fierce-looking table of 8 arrived in Boston to represent Team SHIFT at the 2013 Bell Ringer Awards, hosted by the Publicity Club of New England. It is such an invigorating night – to be recognized for the hard work we do,…

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