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Golin is a progressive public relations agency that aligns earned-first, data-driven creative with the customer journey, to build relevance, deliver maximum impact for clients and reach a profoundly diverse global market. With 50 offices around the world, more than 1700 employees and 60+ years of experience, Golin has been named PRWeek Global's International Agency of the Year; PRmoment’s Large Agency of the Year; PRWeek UK’s Best Agency to Work For; and UK Consultancy of the Year; PRCA’s Large Consultancy of the Year; The Drum’s PR Consultancy of the Year; and a Best Place to Work by The Holmes Report – all since 2014.
In 1958, Golin opened its doors in Chicago when our founder, Al Golin, made a cold call to an aspiring businessman with a couple of hamburger stands. That man was Ray Kroc, and his business, McDonald's, remains one of our agency's largest clients. Since that day over half a century ago, Golin’s reputation has been one of an innovator and leader in progressive corporate and consumer communications. What began as a small agency in Chicago in 1956 has grown into one of the world's largest communications firms. In North America, we are supported by 12 offices coast to coast, along with a global network of 33 wholly owned offices and 24 affiliate offices. Golin provides unequaled expertise, resources and commitment to every client.
One of McDonald’s most iconic menu items, the Big Mac, celebrated its 50th Anniversary creating an opportunity for the brand to reignite love for the Big Mac. Since its invention, the Big Mac has traversed the globe and has become so ubiquitous that The Economist even uses the Big Mac as an international measure of global currency. Understanding the global nature of the Big Mac, Golin knew something big had to be done in order to properly celebrate the iconic sandwich on its golden anniversary. Read More
nPower: Blue Go Green
Energy supplier npower tasked Golin with creating a splash in the tabloids for the launch of its new "Go Green" tariff and communicating how simple it is to make the switch. Read More
Golin Launches Have Her Back
Golin, in partnership with The 3% Movement, SheSays and EvolveHer, launched Have Her Back: a progressive stance – and call out to the industry – to welcome female creatives back and propel all women’s careers forward. Too many female creatives’ backstories include sexual harassment, sexual assault and inequality in the workplace. It's time to move beyond talk. It's time to take action. It’s time we #haveherback. Learn more and join the movement at wehaveherback.com. Read More
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