Global Communications Report 2017 Research | Holmes Report
Charting the future of public relations
The new Global Communications Report, produced by the Holmes Report in conjunction with University of Southern California’s Center for Public Relations, is the definitive study of the global public relations industry.

You can download the executive summary of the 2017 Report here


You can find our 2017 PR industry growth analysis & agency rankings here.
The global research initiatives build on the Holmes Report's World PR Report work—and definitive global ranking of PR agencies—and USC’s long-running GAP (Generally Accepted Practices Study) of corporate communications planning.
The annual Global Communications Report is conducted by USC Center for Public Relations, in conjunction with The Holmes Report, the Arthur W. Page Society, the Institute for Public Relations, the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, ICCO, the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication, the PR CouncilPRCA, the Worldcom PR Group, PRSSA and PRSA. It is designed to provide insight into the evolution of the global communications industry by analyzing emerging trends.