NEW YORK — Cohn & Wolfe, Golin, Edelman, Ketchum and Weber Shandwick are the five finalists for the Holmes Report's 2017 Large Agency of the Year in North America, along with 63 more firms that have been shortlisted today across a further 14 categories.

The North American Agencies of the Year awards will again recognize the best firms in specific size categories and in specific disciplines. In all, 67 firms—from giant multinationals to small local specialists—are nominated across the 14 Agency of the Year categories.

Profiles of all the nominated firms, featuring in-depth analysis of each agency's performance, can be found here.

The selections are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 200 submissions, calls, and face-to-face meetings with the best PR firms across the US and Canada.

The awards will be announced and presented at the 2017 North American SABRE Awards in New York on May 2. Tickets and tables are available here.

2017 North American Agencies of the Year

Large Agencies of the Year — Cohn & Wolfe, Edelman, Golin, Ketchum, Weber Shandwick

Midsize Agencies of the Year — Citizen Relations, M Booth, MWWPR, Text100, Zeno

Small Agencies of the Year — Carmichael Lynch Relate, Havas Formula, Kwittken, PAN, Spectrum

Boutique Agencies of the Year — Bulleit, C+C, LDWW, Praytell, Walker Sands

New Agencies of the Year — Vested, Reis Group

Canadian Agencies of the Year — Citizen Relations, Environics, National, Veritas, Weber Shandwick

Consumer Agencies of the Year — Current Marketing, DeVries Global, Hunter, French/West/Vaughan, Marina Maher Communications

Corporate/B2B Agencies of the Year — Fahlgren Mortine, Group Gordon, Lambert Edwards, Prosek, Taft

Creative Agencies of the Year — 360PR+, MullenLowe, Olson Engage, Padilla, PMK*BNC

Digital Agencies of the Year — Allison + Partners, Day One, MSLGroup, Rbb, W2O Group

Financial Agencies of the Year — Finsbury, Joele Frank, Kekst

Healthcare Agencies of the Year — Chandler Chicco, GCI Health, Finn Partners, ReviveHealth, Rx Mosaic

Public Affairs Agencies of the Year — APCO, Davies, Global Strategy Group, Saxum, Singer Associates

Technology Agencies of the Year — Bateman, Highwire, Hoffman Agency, Method, WE Communications