Bianchi Public Relations Adds Global Affiliates in Turkey and Nashville

Posted May. 20th 2015

TROY, Mich., May 20, 2015Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. – a full-service business-to-business and automotive supplier PR firm – has announced the addition of two new affiliates in  Nashville, Tennessee and Istanbul, Turkey, bringing its global reach through the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) to more than 50 key markets.

The induction of the new firms into PRGN was made during the group’s recent spring partners meeting in Seattle, Washington.

“The addition of these two fast-growing public relations firms to our existing global network of partners strengthens our reach and capabilities to serve clients in two additional key markets, Turkey and Tennessee,” said James A. Bianchi, APR, president of Bianchi PR.

The new affiliates are:

Aristo Communications ( Founded in 2009 as a specialized, independent PR agency, Aristo Communications provides corporate, strategic and crisis communications services.  The company is strong in media relations, training and monitoring.  The staff of 34 provides award-winning PR support to 26 brands.  Aristo is owned by the Ergin Family.  The firm’s portfolio includes a variety of industry sectors.  The most prominent brands handled by Aristo include Geberit, Eczacibasi Hygienic Group, Emsan, Saran Holding, Legrand, Rockwell Automation, Joygame, Amac Aerospace, Anel Group, Çilek Furniture, MOSDER, TETSIAD, Plantronics, Victorinox, Aksa Holding, Özdilek Holding, Weber Stephen, Wyndham Hotel, ISS Facility Services, Tailwind Airlines and Intersport.

Reed Public Relations ( More than doubling its revenue each year since its founding in Nashville’s Midtown area, Reed PR serves all industries with a focus on best-in-cause marketing campaigns.  The firm is owned by Lauren Reed, APR, who has managed national accounts for more than ten years.  Reed PR has client experience with Ford, Google and Bank of America.  Some of Nashville’s largest companies are retainer clients including O’Charley’s, TBHC Delivers, NHI and Southwestern Advantage. The agency has core competencies in media relations, events, message development and marketing communications.

“The advantage of PRGN is its ability to quickly access practice and thought leaders in a broad range of industry sectors, such as healthcare, tourism, technology, professional services, financial services, food/agriculture and education,” said Ed Stevens, APR+M, PRGN president and CEO of Stevens Strategic Communications (, the PRGN affiliate based in Cleveland, Ohio.

“At the same time, we have attracted the best PR firms in crisis, corporate, marketing, interactive, social, video, community and internal communications,” Stevens said. “Both of these new agencies bring client experience and local expertise that will be valuable to our network, and we proudly welcome them into our organization.”

PRGN agency members are independent, local, owner-operated public relations and communications agencies that share expertise and resources, while providing broad-based comprehensive communications strategies to clients worldwide.

About Public Relations Global Network

Clients across six continents depend on the combined resources of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) to deliver targeted public relations campaigns in markets around the world.  With revenues of more than $110 million (U.S.D.), PRGN is one of the world’s largest international public relations networks.  PRGN harnesses the resources of 45 independent public relations firms and more than 800 communications professional to connect international companies and organizations with individual and culturally diverse markets globally.  Visit PRGN online at or on twitter at @PRGN.

About Bianchi PR

With special expertise in automotive supplier PR and business-to-business PR, Bianchi PR was founded in 1992 and is ranked in the top three independent PR agencies based in Michigan, according to PRWeek’s 2015 ranking of public relations firms.

Among Bianchi PR’s ongoing automotive, industrial and business-to-business PR clients are BASF, Cooper Standard, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, FRIMO North America, Johnson Controls, Schaeffler Group, TRW Automotive and 3M. The firm’s experience also includes work with organizations such as the SAE International, Automotive Industry Action Group, the Center for Automotive Research and the Steel Market Development Institute. For more information, visit or call 248-269-1122.

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Jim Bianchi