MIAMI – July 16, 2010 – rbb Public Relations, a leading national PR firm based in Miami, Fla., was ranked among the top 100 independent public relations agencies in the nation, according to O’Dwyer’s 2010 Annual PR Firms Rankings issue.

The award-winning boutique PR agency ascended 19 spots from the previous year to claim the #54 rank nationally. O’Dwyer’s 2010 PR Firm Rankings are based on companies’ 2009 net fees. This marks the second straight year rbb has made a double-digit jump in its place on the list.
“Despite economic challenges facing our industry, we continue to strengthen our offerings and develop innovative campaign strategies that exceed our clients’ expectations,” said Christine Barney, rbb’s managing partner and CEO. “Our continued rankings growth further validates these efforts.”

The publication also registered rbb’s entry into a Top 20 standing in the Travel & Leisure category. This move is the latest industry accolade for the firm’s Travel and Tourism division, which has already received several awards this year. In June, rbb was honored with prestigious back-to-back wins of a Silver Anvil Award by PRWeek, and Silver SABRE Award from The Holmes Report for its work on AMResorts’ “Flu-Free Guarantee” Campaign.

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About rbb
rbb Public Relations has a national reputation for delivering results. Named PRWeek’s “2008 Agency of the Year” and The Holmes Report’s “2009 Boutique Agency of the Year,” rbb delivers clients results on par with the largest national firms, but with the individual attention of a boutique PR agency. Its bilingual staff excels in media relations, corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions and crisis counseling. The firm’s capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including B2B, consumer products, travel & leisure, health and fitness, luxury goods, real estate and food and beverage. rbb is a member of the Converge network of PR firms. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit www.rbbpr.com.