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Matter Communications Celebrates Six Years in Rhode Island; Strengthens Partnerships with Local and National Clients

 Providence, RI – Matter Communications a full-service public relations agency specializing in high-technology and consumer markets, is marking its sixth year in the Ocean State, having opened its Providence, Rhode Island, office in June of 2006. Annually, the Matter Providence office has expanded its headcount, footprint and client roster to become one of the area’s most active and preeminent agencies. Underscoring this growth is the Matter Providence office being selected by two leading technology companies in the area, Numark and Aquabotix, Inc. These companies join a growing roster of clients that rely on Matter’s holistic method for building brands through traditional and social media relations.

“It is with considerable pride that we recognize this milestone for Matter in Rhode Island,” said Andy Meltzer, general manager, Matter Communications Providence. “Oursuccess can be attributed first and foremost to our people – a group of professionals that have a keen understanding of today’s media landscape and how to reach the specific, targeted audiences that are critical to our clients. We place a strategic emphasis on creativity, flexibility and accountability in all our client and media interactions and this approach is clearly appreciated by our clients and partners both in the region and beyond.”

Client wins
With increasing revenues and brand recognition as its aim, Matter is executing traditional and social media relations and thought leadership campaigns for the following new clients in the Rhode Island/Southern New England area:

  • Numark: Based in Cumberland, RI, Numark is the world’s leading manufacturer of DJ technology;
  • Aquabotix: Based in Fall River, MA, Aquabotix is a marine technology company that is delivering the accessibility of today’s consumer electronics to the complex world of underwater video


“The team at Matter Communications has been instrumental in elevating the visibility for our brand and our products, and become a true partner as we grow our market presence,” said Durval Tavares, president and CEO, Aquabotix. “As a start-up in a highly competitive technology market, our needs are diverse and ever-changing. Matter has helped position us appropriately within the boating and consumer technology spheres, but has also enabled us to tell our company and product story to local and national business audiences that will be critical to our growth in the coming years.”