Category: Company Culture

Matter Hosts Annual PRSA Colorado Roundtable on State of Media Landscape

On Dec. 14, our Denver office partnered with the Public Relations Society of America, Colorado Chapter to host its annual media roundtable – a signature networking event that brings together the region’s top journalists, editors, and PR professionals to discuss emerging media trends and PR best practices. The sold-out event, sponsored by Matter and Visit Denver, featured a live panel discussion followed by interactive breakout sessions… Read more »

Are You AfrAId of the Dark? Our Scariest AI-generated Halloween Costumes for PR/Marketing Pros

You May Live to See AI-generated Costumes Beyond Your Comprehension Spooky season is upon us. And every year, folks like you, dear reader, come to us asking for help figuring out an appropriate costume to wear to work. To avoid scaring your coworkers (or getting a call from HR), we came up with some of the most terrifying marketing/comms-themed costumes your office Halloween party has ever… Read more »

Matter Wins Four Awards at the 55th Annual Bell Ringer Award Ceremony

Honored by the PR Club for the “Best of the Best” in Public Relations, Communications and Marketing Industries Around New England BOSTON, June 13, 2023 — Matter Communications — a Brand Elevation Agency that integrates PR, marketing and creative services — is proud to announce it has wonfour Bell Ringer Awards for exemplary work across consumer, healthcare and individual professional categories. Each year, the PR Club… Read more »

Helping Hands 100 Item Drive

Matter’s award-winning Helping Hands volunteer program is a core part of our company’s culture and identity. Our motto is, “People in need matter. Helping hands matter.” To kick off 2023’s volunteer efforts, we launched an agency-wide initiative called the “100 Item Drive.” Our goal – to support local organizations across our nationwide office communities by collecting 100 items to donate by the 100th day of the… Read more »

20 Years of Matter: What I’ve Learned Over Two Decades as CEO

It’s hard to believe that my agency, Matter, turns 20 years old on April 1. That anniversary is an enormous source of pride for me and for everyone who contributed to our success along the way. Whether our expansive alumni network was with us for a season or a career’s lifetime, it’s been wonderful hearing from so many people about our milestone!   I’ve learned a lot… Read more »

honoring DE+I Beyond Black History Month

As February comes to a close, so too does Black History Month – an important and annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. For the past four weeks, we’ve seen organizations of all shapes and sizes recognize this observance with social media content, company-wide activities and other commitments. Our approach at Matter has always been… Read more »

Matter Celebrates October Wellness Month

Matter recognized October as Wellness Month across the agency. This month-long initiative gave employees an opportunity to focus on our physical and mental well-being, with the hope of picking up some new valuable takeaways we can use throughout our daily lives. Observed on October 10th, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and promotes individuals to view “mental health as valued, promoted and protected; where everyone has… Read more »

Matter Celebrates Pride Month

June is here, and with it arrives an endless array of warmth, love and rainbows. It’s time to get together to celebrate Pride month and all those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer — and their allies! In the U.S. and around the world, countless events are held during this time as a way of recognizing the influence LGBTQ+ people have had throughout… Read more »

The Agency Experience: Paving A Path For Young Professionals

When you work in an agency, you’re surrounded by creative communicators who thrive on collaboration and the inherent energy that comes from such a group. You learn by listening to – and simply observing – peers and managers navigate client calls, media interactions and strategy sessions. You’re supported by that look from a colleague on a busy day signaling it’s time to go for a walk, grab… Read more »

Lending A Helping Hand: How Volunteering Has Evolved

Danielle Conlin, VP of Human Resources  One of my all-time favorite quotes is by Dr. Loretta Scott: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”   When I joined Matter over six years ago, I took on the role of leading the Helping Hands program — our award-winning volunteering initiative. Our motto is, “People in need matter. Helping hands matter.” Over the years, we’ve partnered with organizations… Read more »

Women at Matter: Working in a women-dominated industry

In honor of Women’s History Month, our Women Professionals Circle is conducting an interview series highlighting perspectives of some of Matter’s female leaders on the issues and challenges women face in the workplace, in our culture and at home. Check out the past two conversations on Barriers + Challenges and Working + Parenting.  In our final interview, we focus on what it’s like working in a women-dominated industry, with some… Read more »

Women at Matter: Working + Parenting

 In honor of Women’s History Month, our Women’s Professionals Circle is conducting an interview series highlighting perspectives of some of Matter’s female leaders on the issues and challenges women face in the workplace, in our culture and at home. Check out last week’s conversation on Barriers + Challenges. This week’s interview focuses on what it’s like to have two full-time jobs: working and parenting.  Question: What’s… Read more »

Women at Matter: Barriers + Challenges in the Workplace and Beyond

In honor of Women’s History Month, our Women’s Professionals Circle is conducting an interview series highlighting perspectives of some of Matter’s female leaders on the issues and challenges women face in the workplace, in our culture and at home. After voting on which topics our group wanted the interviewees to shed light on, we’ll be focusing on “Barriers + Challenges,” “Parenting + Working,” and “Advice to Younger Women +… Read more »