Regardless of where you intend to create the next breakthrough for your organization, chances are good Ward has experience causing similar results for clients in your industry. Though clients routinely engage Ward’s thinking and execution in emerging sectors (and those new to us), we have particular bench strength in the industries shown above.
We deliver real estate public relations and marketing results for commercial and residential real estate companies in Houston and Texas, including developers, brokers, general contractors, construction program managers, homebuilders and multi-family property owners and managers. From land use issues and pre-construction through ground-breaking, sales and leasing, issues response, and long-term community-building, Ward understands the cycle and trends of real estate development and its impact on each of the industry’s participants and third-party constituents.
Whether you’re promoting room nights and food and beverage venues or appealing to hard-to-reach corporate meeting planners, we have a long history of getting “heads in beds and butts in barstools,” to put it in travel industry vernacular. We produce memorable grand openings, help attract precious entertainment dollars to leisure destinations, storefronts and annual festivals with mediagenic event planning and intensive publicity and social networking to get the word out – and the money-spending guests in.
To a large degree, the real work of any not-for-profit organization centers around building awareness, educating the public, advocating causes and raising funds – all public relations, grassroots and social media initiatives. We support numerous non-profit groups in furthering their unique purpose to contribute to the betterment of the world.
Selling services to other businesses requires tailored public relations and marketing programs that reach key decision-makers and attract clients and referral sources, regardless of the industry. Ward has supported business consultants, CPA firms, law firms, engineering firms, architectural firms and commercial real estate brokerages at various stages in their businesses to help leadership teams move their businesses forward.
A WBE HUB-certified firm, Ward has worked for municipalities and other government and quasi-governmental agencies on public issues communication, crisis response and proactive community initiatives.
We frequently don our hard hats and steel-toed boots to be on site at our industrial and manufacturing clients’ facilities – whether to conduct photo shoots, tour media or learn about technologies and processes we will be ghostwriting about in trade journals. We support sales teams with marketing collateral, and management with brand strategy, mission fulfillment and issues management at every level inside and outside the organization. Ward has represented a wide variety of manufacturers, such as HVAC,…
Ward employs marketing and public relations strategies to help public and private educational institutions gain public support, involve their communities in the advocacy of education, inspire donors and attract students and faculty.
Our vast oil and gas experience includes all aspects of oil and gas public relations, marketing, crisis communication and internal communication. Ward’s work with clients spanning the upstream, midstream and downstream energy supply chain provides clients insight and connections to reach these highly specialized audiences worldwide, whether to support production goals, market technologies, raise public profile, improve employee performance, reach safety goals or manage issues.
A natural foray from the hydrocarbons business, Ward has also represented clients in alternative energy markets like wind and solar.
Ward’s process industry clients serve automotive, pharmaceutical, healthcare, apparel, consumer goods, energy, infrastructure, military and many other industries.
Whether launching new technology or building market share for existing solutions, clients turn to Ward to promote their technologies in numerous industries. We have introduced technologies to human resources, engineers, scientists, CIOs, developers, physicians, hospitals, drilling and production teams, and countless others. A proven formula for success provides a basis for Ward teams to launch and promote the benefits of new solutions to decision-makers, regardless of their profession.
Numerous clients serve the utilities and power generation sectors. Ward supports their efforts by ghostwriting and placing case studies in leading trade journals, producing news conferences and media strategies for major trade shows, handling responses to unplanned events, and preparing spokespeople to deliver key messages in a variety of forums to reach utility and power generation decision-makers.
In the highly competitive construction industry, relationships mean everything. Who can attract the best project managers and skilled craftspeople? Who can demonstrate to building owners their building quality, project management and safety performance are second to none? Who can be known as so reliable and capable, they become the general contractor, project manager, architect or engineer of choice? Ward thrives in this unique, interdependent community, offering clients on-target messaging and common-sense approaches to achieve company objectives.
Whether for publishing house or corporate-sponsored conferences, Ward conducts communications programs to attract event speakers, sponsors and attendees, as well as visibility in trade and mainstream media.