WHO WE ARE

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    THE LARGEST, ONE & ONLY IN KOREA Prain Global is the country's largest PR agency and the one and only international PR awards winner in Korea. in terms of revenue, number of clients and employees

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    RANKED 9th IN ASIA, 70th IN THE WORLD Prain Global is a leading PR consulting firm in Korea recognized for various projects throughout the world. The Holmes Report, 2019

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    THE NUMBER OF CONSULTANTS Prain Global has more than 150 PR consultants with the average of 4.5-year experience in the 9 industries and 10 functions.

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    THE NUMBER OF PROJECTS UNERTAKEN Prain Global has a great deal of experience and know-how with the 2,000 projects since the establishment.

Awards

  • 2019 Korea PR Association Award – Grand Prize winner for Public Interest PR (Korean Association for the study of the liver)
    Korea Blog Award – Grand Prize winner for Public Interest PR (Statistics Korea)
    The Korean Advertising & PR Practitioners Society – Campaign of the Year/ Public Interest ( EPIS / Flower & Life Promotion)
    Asia Pacific SABRE Awards – Finalist for Korea (Samsung – ‘BESPOKE’ Refrigerator Launching PR Campaign)
    Asia Pacific SABRE Awards – Finalist for Consumer Electronics (Samsung - 'BESPOKE' Refrigerator Launching PR Campaign)
    Asia Pacific SABRE Awards – Finalist for Social Media/Social Networking Campaign (OB - Budweiser EVERYDAY KINGS Campaign)
  • 2018 Korea PR Association Award – Grand Prize winner for Image PR (Danfoss Korea)
    Korea Internet Communication & Social Media Award – Grand Prize in Public Sectors (Incheon Airport)
    Asia Pacific SABRE Awards – Finalist for ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES (Danfoss Korea – Engineering Tomorrow Campaign)
  • 2017 Award from Prime Minister at ‘6th Population Day’ ceremony – ‘Ga Na Da campaign’ for the Ministry of Health and Welfare
    Award from Minister of Government Legislation – Digital PR for the Ministry of Government Legislation
    2017 The Holmes Report - ‘North Asia Consultancy of the year’
    Asia Pacific SABRE Awards - Gold Award in Public Affairs (‘Ga Na Da campaign’ for the Ministry of Health and Welfare)
    The Korean Advertising & PR Practitioners Society - ‘2017 PR Agency of the Year’
    Award of Excellence in Advertising and Public Service Campaign, Korea Communications Grand Prize
    (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Hello Policy Project – Online viral video on communication)
    Financial News Advertising Award - ‘Best PR Project’
  • 2016 BEST PR Practice Award of Korean Academic Society for Public Relations - 'Excellence Award' (Grevin Seoul)
    2016 PR Week Asia Silver Winner of ‘Southeast Asia PR Campaign of the Year’ (Crossing Cultural Borders: Promoting Korean Halal Foods in Indonesia of Korea Agro-Fisheries&Food Trade Corporation)
    6th Korea Social Network Service Award - Grand Prize winner in Manufacturer category (Posco) Korea PR Association Award - Grand Prize winner (‘Ga Na Da campaign’ for the Ministry of Health and Welfare)
    Korea PR Association Award – ‘PR Agency of the Year’
    Award of Excellence in PR-Event Sector Outstanding Performance, Korea Communications Grand Prize (‘Ga Na Da campaign’ for the Ministry of Health and Welfare)
    Award of Excellence in PR-Event Sector Outstanding Performance, Korea Communications Grand Prize (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Promoting rice consumption campaign)
    Award of Excellence in Blog Sector, Korea Communications Grand Prize (LotteCard)
    Advertisement of the year in Marketing & PR sector by Korean Advertising & PR Practitioner's Society (Monami)
  • 2015 Award of Excellence in PR-Event Sector Outstanding Performance, Korea Communications Grand Prize (MSD Rotateq)
    Best Companies in Promotion Opportunity & Possibility Sector, Fortune & Jobplanet
  • 2014 ‘This Year’s Best PR Agency’ by Korean University Students’ PR Association
    Grand Prize, in 2014 Korea PR Association Awards(Campaign of Ministry of Employment and Labor)
    Sungbong Lee, Vice-chairman of Prain, selected as ‘The 50 Most Influential People in PR’ by PR Week
    Korean Consultancy of the Year by Asia Pacific SABRE Awards
    Award of Excellence in Blog Sector, by Korea Communications Awards (Korea Intellectual Property Office)
    Winner of &Award Mobile Web (Posco)
    Winner of &Award Digital Content (Posco)
    Grand Prix of &Award Blog & SNS (Hanhwa Aqua Planet)
    Outstanding Blog, by Tistory (Hanwha Resort)
  • 2013 Award of Excellence in Marketing PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (MSD Rotateq)
    2013 Outstanding PR Agency in Private and Public PR, by Korean Advertising and PR Associations & The PR Magazine
  • 2012 Award of Excellence in Marketing PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (MSD Rotateq)
    2013 Outstanding PR Agency in Private and Public PR, by Korean Advertising and PR Associations & The PR Magazine
    Award of Excellence in Marketing PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (Dongsuh Kanu)
    Award of Excellence in Online PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (KTO Touch Korea Campaign)
    Award of Outstanding Performance in Corporate PR, by Korea Blog Awards of Korean Blog Industry Associations (HP PSG)
    Award of Excellence in Online PR, by PR Corporation Associations (KTO)
    Award of Outstanding Performance, by 2nd Korea SNS Awards (HP IPG)
  • 2011 Award of Excellence in Government PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (G20 Summit)
    Award of Excellence in Cultural PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (Millennium Anniversary Festival of Tripitaka Koreana)
  • 2010 Campaign of the Year, Public Sector Campaign of the Year, by Asia Pacific PR Awards
    (Yonsei University Blue Butterfly Scholarship Fundraising Campaign)
    Award of Excellence in Marketing PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (2009 World Weightlifting Championship, Goyang City)
    Award of Excellence in International PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (Seoul Snow Jam)
    Award of Outstanding Performance in Corporate PR, by Korea Blog Awards of Korean Blog Industry Associations (HP PSG)
    Grand Prize by Internet Communications of Korean Internet Communications Association (Samsung Electronics)
    Grand Prize in Electronic Sector, by Internet Communications of Korean Internet Communications Association (Samsung Electronics)
    Grand Prize in Social Media Sector, by Internet Communications of Korean Internet Communications Association (Samsung Electronics)
    Grand Prize in Blog/Community Sector, by Korean Internet Experts’ Association’s Web-Award Korea (Samsung Electronics)
    Award of Excellence, by Korean Internet Experts’ Association’s Web-Award Korea
  • 2009 Award of Excellence in Marketing PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (Icheon Ceramics Festival, Icheon City)
    Award of Outstanding Performance in Corporate PR, by Korea Blog Awards of Korean Blog Industry Associations (HP PSG)
  • 2008 Award of Excellence in Image PR, by Korea PR Association Awards (Pizza Hut)
  • 2007 Korea PR Association Awards – ‘PR Agency of the Year’
    Award of Excellence in Marketing PR, by Korean PR Association Awards (Woongjin Cuchen)
  • 2005 R&D Award, by Korea PR Association Awards
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HISTORY

Established in 2000, Prain Global has made constant strides and established a leading position as an unrivalled domestic communication consulting company recognized worldwide.
  1. 2019 Relocated the corporate headquarters
    Established ‘Prain KeyWest’
  2. 2017 Awarded North Asia Consultancy of the Year by The Holmes Report
  3. 2016 Achieved the milestone of KRW 30 billion in annual sales
  4. 2015 Entered into partnership with Ogilvy PR and Japan’s Sunny Side Up
  5. 2014 Established the employee’s stock ownership association, and distributed the employee’s stocks to all employees free of charge
    Established ‘Potluck’, a special label for musical, performance and music records
  6. 2013 Attracted external investment for the first time in domestic PR industry
  7. 2011 Changed Company name to ‘Prain Global’
    Achieved the milestone of KRW 20 billion in annual sales
    Launched the internship program (Prainee) for the first time in the industry
    Established ‘Prain TPC’, an entertainment management division
  8. 2010 Entered into exclusive partnership with the global PR company ‘Ketchum’
    Made the investment in PJ Design, a spatial communication company
    Awarded the Prize, ‘Campaign of the Year’, in the Asia-Pacific PR Awards
  9. 2008 Achieved the milestone of KRW 10 billion in annual sales
    Entered into partnership with an Asian PR company ‘Bite Global’
  10. 2007 Began the open recruitment of new employees for the first time in domestic PR industry
    Established ‘Markers’, a company specializing in branding X IT
  11. 2004 Achieved the milestone of KRW 5 billion in annual sales
    Established ‘Prain & Rhee’, an independent PR research and consulting firm
    Established PCG, an industry-specific consulting organization
  12. 2003 Established ‘TREY’
  13. 2001 Built the independently developed intranet for the first time in domestic PR industry
  14. 2000 Established ‘Prain.com’

COOPERATION

Prain Global maximizes clients’ value by working in cooperation with 5 subsidiaries and investment affiliates.
  • As the first independent PR research and consulting firm in Korea, Prain&Rhee provides optimal consulting services from the best professionals in the marketing communications field
  • Trey is a hybrid consulting firm that integrates traditional and digital PR.
  • Prain KeyWest is the one and only financial specialized IR/PR company in Korea consisting of investment finance communication experts. We offer integrated marketing solution to finance groups
  • PCG is a consulting firm that enables clients to access what only the most experienced public relations practitioners can provide.
  • Prain TPC is a division for supporting talented individuals in movie, musical, entertainment and mass & popular arts.
  • Potluck was established in July 2014, and is a musical concert label.
  • Markers provides Brand Marketing consulting and UX design development services to various clients such as online platform providers, digital media companies, and Mobile Service providers.
  • Sticky Monster Lab is a multidisciplinary creative studio which develops various contents by itself.
  • Matter&Matter manufactures and designs furniture by using timber from the deserted houses in Southeast Asia