NEW YORK—Hill & Knowlton has announced an exclusive affiliation agreement with one of the largest independent public relations firms in the Czech Republic, B.I.G.
B.I.G. was established in 1993, and employs more than 30 professionals. It became the holding group for three companies in 1997: B.I.G. Prague, B.I.G. Public Relations and Czech Top 100, which produces reports on the largest and most admired companies in the country. The firm is best known for its work in the engineering, chemistry and food, finance, transport, energy and mining, associations and non-profit, and telecommunications sectors.
B.I.G. Prague focuses on investor relations, corporate literature and corporate design and has more than 50 major corporate clients including Skoda Auto (a member of VW Group), Komercni banka (member of Société Générale), , CEZ Group, PPF Group, Czech Insurance Company and CET 21. B.I.G. Public Relations provides media relations, crisis communications, strategic advice and planning, corporate communications, event organization and product communication for clients such as AFI (Association for Foreign Investment), CzechInvest, Henkel ÈR, Fagor, J&J and TG Safety Systems Czech.