Matter Named PR Agency of the Year in 2021 American Business Awards®

By Matter

Integrated Agency Honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner for Delivering Innovative Programs that Elevated Brands Through Tumultuous Times.

BOSTON – May 4, 2021 – Matter Communications — a Brand Elevation Agency specializing in PR, creative services, digital marketing and strategy — was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award for Public Relations Agency of the Year in The 19th Annual American Business Awards®.

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year across a wide range of categories — with Matter receiving the only prestigious Gold Stevie® Award in its category. In winning the Public Relations Agency of the Year, many judges commented on Matter’s ability to not only respond to clients’ shifting needs in the past 12 months, but proactively guide them between strategic mixes of new storytelling formats and audience engagement initiatives. One judge wrote, “The impressive case studies gave further insight to how the team helped clients pivot during difficult times.”

“Our unique breadth of integrated PR and marketing services positioned us to help our clients weather the industry-changing storms of 2020,” said Matter President, Mandy Mladenoff. “With shifting priorities across evolving remote and digital landscapes, our teams helped and continue to help brands pivot to meet and exceed their goals. I couldn’t be prouder of the hard work our teams deliver day in and day out, and it’s gratifying to see those efforts recognized by the distinguished judges of the American Business Awards®.”

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2021 Stevie® winners are available at

With +200 professionals across offices in Boston and Newburyport, MA, Providence, RI, Pittsburgh, PA, Boulder, CO, and Portland, OR, Matter is one of the fastest-growing PR, creative services, digital marketing and strategy firms in the country. Recently named to Forbes List of America’s Best PR Agencies for 2021, Matter has won 14 “Agency of the Year” accolades and has been consistently recognized as a top place to work.

About Matter Communications 

Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency unifying PR, creative services, digital marketing and strategy into content-rich communications campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with offices across North America, Matter works with the world’s most innovative companies across healthcare, high-technology, consumer technology, professional services and consumer markets. For more information, visit



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