"A network of leading public relations agencies cultivating brands across cultures."


January 13, 2015

      Pascale Vinot        View of Paris from the Arc de Triomphe.  Paris. France



MIAMI (Jan. 7, 2015) – WorldWise PR Affiliates is pleased to announce that Paris-based Pascale Venot has become the thirteenth member of its global alliance of well-established, independent public relations firms. The WorldWise network cultivates brands across cultures and serves a variety of industries, including luxury hospitality, real estate, retail, design, fashion, art, and professional services. Affiliates include Miami-based Kreps DeMaria, New York-based HWPR, Toronto-based Ascent Behave, Mexico City-based Avalos Asociados, London-based JV Public Relations, Delhi-based Inter-Corp, Hong Kong-based Petrie PR, Milan-based Guido Bernardi PR, Moscow-based IMC Agency, Munich-based Lueers/Partner Public Relations, São Paulo-based MD Assessoria E Comunicacão and Dubai-based Shamal Marketing Communications. WorldWise is an exclusive group and agencies must be invited to join the organization.

Founding members, Sissy DeMaria, president of Miami-based Kreps DeMaria PR & Marketing; Harriet Weintraub, founder and principal of New York-based HWPR; Jo Vickers, managing director of London-based JV Public Relations; and Nathalie Visele, director of Dubai-based Shamal Marketing Communications, launched WorldWise in the summer of 2014. Together, they have grown the organization by adding strategic partners around the world. The idea for the network was born from today’s need for the global implementation of public relations strategies.

“Today, clients want their message to reach every corner of the globe,” DeMaria said. “We are delighted to have Pascale Venot onboard, furthering our reach in Europe. With a select network of well-established firms around the world, we can leverage not only our connections but those of our partners as well. We are looking forward to growing our organization in 2015 and beyond.”

With industry expertise and local knowledge, WorldWise members leverage existing relationships with the press and key influencers to expand their clients’ global footprint.

“Joining a global network will provide our business with a tremendous boost to our clients’ media exposure and global reach,” said Pascale Venot, principal of Pascale Venot. “In order to remain competitive in the public relations field today, firms need to be able to offer global exposure. WorldWise PR Affiliates is a remarkable organization and we are delighted to have been invited to join the alliance.”

Pascale Venot, lead by Pascale for more than 15 years, specializes in luxury and consumer products in the areas of tourism, sport, fashion, beauty, food, media, and design and has a roster of many prestigious French and international clients, including Gucci Parfums, D & G Parfums, Taittinger, Maserati and Mercedes-Benz.