‘Agency of the Year’ Award for the Second Consecutive Year is PR with Panache!

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EdTech Digest honors the Minnesota-based firm for ‘helping to re-shape the education culture to create a new and better future for students’

(Minneapolis, MN) PR with Panache! (PRP), a Minnesota-based PR and integrated marketing firm focused on the education marketplace, has been honored as the best PR agency in education for the second year in a row.

The EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program shines a spotlight on the best and brightest tools, leaders, and trendsetters pushing forward today’s education revolution. The 2016 finalists and winners illuminate the dark corners of education by showcasing brilliant minds at work resolving the challenges that educators and students face. The people behind these methods, ideas, apps, platforms, products, services, and environments for learning are getting workable technology solutions for education widely known about and well thought of.

“Sue Hanson and her stellar team of consummate professionals with a flair for education-sector storytelling are sprinkling their magic dust across the mediascape and into the minds of leaders everywhere, extending their influence far and wide to attract interest and positive attention wherever they go,” wrote Victor Rivero, the editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest. “As advocates for 21st-century education transformation, they are helping to re-shape the education culture to create a new and better future for students. Hats off to Sue, Jacob, and the team at PR with Panache! for another year of tireless promotion in this vital area.”   

PRP is a boutique firm whose team of “Modern-Day Storytellers for the Education Marketplace” serve their clients by crafting stories that engage readers and inspire them to action.

“It’s such a thrill to be honored two years in a row as ‘Best PR Firm in education’ by EdTech Digest,” said Sue Hanson, the founder and managing partner of PRP. “This recognition underscores the hard work we put into creating personalized storytelling and integrated marketing campaigns for our clients. This honor wouldn’t be possible without the efforts of our expert team as well as the innovative companies we are fortunate enough to work with. We are excited to share this award with our team, the talented editors we work with on a daily basis, and our clients, whose dedication to improving education provides us with such compelling, innovative stories to tell.”

In addition to its unparalleled ability to tell clients’ stories through a mix of media and integrated marketing, PRP hosts two industry-renowned events. The annual “Thought Leadership Soirée” honors and showcases individuals who influence us all with their determination to make education the forefront of the 21st century.

The 2016 Soirée lauded Carl Hooker, the director of innovation and digital learning in the Eanes Independent School District (TX) and founder of iPadapalooza. Past award recipients include Ron Reed, the executive producer of SXSWedu; Kathy Hurley, the Former EVP of the Pearson Foundation, co-founder of Girls Thinking Global, and co-editor of the book Real Women Real Leaders; and Karen Billings, the vice president of the Education Technology Network of SIIA.

PRP also presents “Student Voice and Perspective Regarding Ed Tech Today,” panels that offer companies, the media, and educators the chance to hear students discuss how they really use technology and how educators could make that technology work better for teaching and learning.


About the EdTech Digest Awards Program

Recognizing cool tools, trendsetters, and leaders in the education and technology sector, the mission of the annual awards program is to get workable technology solutions for education widely known about and well thought of, with the purpose of reshaping the education culture and creating a new and better future for students. Over the years, the best products and brightest minds have been featured, helping millions of students, teachers, parents, administrators, and others in and around education. For more information, please visit EdTechDigest.wordpress.com.


About PR with Panache!

PR with Panache! is a bold, fast-moving public relations and media marketing agency for the education marketplace with an international reputation for smart, entrepreneurial communications, content marketing, product publicity, and brand awareness. Its success is built on the achievements of its clients. Its team consistently delivers explosive results. The firm speaks the right language as it expands client brands, supports PR and marketing, or launches new products through long-established media relationships. To learn more, visit PRwithPanache.com.

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