BDR Associates – a Hill & Knowlton Associate – celebrates 15 years of presence on Romanian market, period in which it contributed to the development of local communication and PR market
Founded in 1995, BDR Associates positioned itself as a reference agency for strategic consultancy, with solid expertise and competencies.
Along its history, BDR Associates developed and implemented over 500 projects for around 200 national and multinational companies, governmental and non-governmental institutions, international and local associations.
Although the crisis was omnipresent, during the year 2009-2010, BDR Associates followed an ascending trend in what concerns its turnover, estimating a turnover of over $1.8M by the end of the year.
Since 2002, following winning an international pitch organized by World Bank, BDR Associates is also operating in Moldavia, helping the development of the communication industry in this country and being the 1st Romanian independent communication agency to open an office abroad.
Starting 2003, BDR Associates is associate of Hill & Knowlton in Romania.
“In time, we created the most powerful media relations department in industry, which give us the capacity to insure fast support for important companies that confronted or still confront with extremely delicate crisis situations. The seniority level of our consultant and the diversity of our professional competencies (…), the sophisticated strategies that meet clients’ objectives are aspects that differentiate us on the Romanian communication market”, Catalina Stan, president and CEO BDR Associates, said.
A supporter of original projects, BDR Associates introduced in Romania, in 2005, the Superbrands program, one of the most important international programs regarding the branding culture.
BDR Associates is among the founders of the Romanian Lobby Registrar and is member in many important business associations, such as AmCham and British Romanian Chamber of Commerce.