Worldcom PR Group Adds Keating & Associates (Ireland) and Providence Consulting (Calif.) as New Partners

by | Feb 14, 2018

Worldcom Public Relations Group, a global partnership of public relations firms, is adding further strength to its partnership by adding new partners Keating & Associates (Dublin, Ireland) and Providence Consulting (Bakersfield, Calif.). The firms, which in addition to satisfying geographic opportunities, are outstanding agencies that each bring a unique skill set to the partnership.

“Worldcom continues to seek excellent independent firms that expand our network and add to our geographic reach and industry expertise,” said Sean Rossall, CEO of Dick Jones Communications and Americas Region board president. “Providence bolsters our strong public affairs practice as well as our West Coast presence.”

“We’ve long sought a strong partner in Ireland, and Keating makes it worth the wait,” added Andras Nagy, Probako Communication’s managing director and EMEA board chair. “They add expertise and a great history of success that strengthens our region and our global partnership.

Keating & Associates, one of Ireland’s leading corporate communications consultancies, is an established, respected firm that offers our partners, clients and prospects access to robust public relations counsel across Ireland. Providence Consulting Inc., a certified Woman-Owned marketing and communications firm, specializes in public affairs – representing industries, including oil and gas, mining, housing, solar power and others in complex permitting processes.  (Agency profiles below)

“Worldcom uses the term ‘partnership’ because it is the driving force to the interaction of our members,” said Patrik Schober, Managing Partner of PRAM Consulting and Worldcom’s Global Chair. “All current agencies and agencies we welcome into the partnership are dedicated to providing fellow partners knowledge and best practices, available to support each other’s existing clients with geographic and industry expertise and collaborate on new opportunities. The results are partners that individually and collectively offer public relations services at the highest level on a local, regional and global scale.”

Keating & Associates

Founded in 1992, Keating & Associates has built a reputation as one of Ireland’s leading corporate communications consultancies. It offers a full-service public affairs and public relations service with unparalleled experience working on large-scale Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and infrastructure projects.

Providing clients with advice on campaigns targeting decision-makers, communities, customers and the media, it works with organizations across sectors including financial services, agri-business, marine, pharmaceutical, technology and energy and natural resources. Its clients include some of the world’s largest and best known corporations, public bodies, trade associations and NGOs.

Providence Consulting, Inc.

Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc. is a certified Woman-Owned marketing and communications firm located in central California. The firm specializes in creating modern, effective digital marketing & advertising campaigns for businesses and organizations. Providence is also the region’s leading public affairs firm – known for developing strategic communications plans that successfully guide projects through governmental approvals.

The firm holds a perfect track record over numerous ballot initiative campaigns and is a successful advocate for housing, oil refining, mining, solar and oil & gas development projects. The vision of Providence Strategic Consulting is to be the preeminent communications firm, providing the finest strategic plans, the most effective tactical initiatives and the highest success ratio in our class.

The firm’s clients consist of businesses and organizations in oil and gas, healthcare, food and beverage, law enforcement, nonprofit, water, mining, solar, legal and telecommunications.

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