Antenna Group, Nation's Largest Clean Technology Public Relations Practice, Expands to New York

Apr 05, 2011, 09:10 ET from Antenna Group

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco, California-based Antenna Group Inc., a subsidiary of Beckerman and a nationally recognized strategic communications firms specializing in clean technology and sustainability, has announced the opening of a New York City office.


The office, located at 424 W 33rd St., Suite 270, New York, N.Y., will support east and west coast-based clients and complement the efforts of Antenna's San Francisco headquarters.

Antenna Group is the nation's largest clean technology specialty public relations practice and its parent company, Beckerman, was recently ranked one of the  fastest-growing public relations firms by O'Dwyer's ( in its 2011 ranking of the top independent public relations firms.

"Thanks to the support of both the private and public sectors, clean technology is a driving force in our nation's economic recovery," said Keith Zakheim, CEO of Beckerman. "Recently, the New York metropolitan area has emerged as a center of clean tech innovation and sustainable practices."

"The addition of a New York office to our San Francisco headquarters places Antenna in the dual centers of the clean tech business community and enables us to draw on those markets' innovation and talent," he continued.

Founded in 1996 in San Francisco, Antenna Group provides specialized public relations services to clients focused on new industrial technologies in sectors with great near and long-term futures, including: solar, smart grid, energy efficiency, energy storage, transportation (electric vehicle infrastructure and batteries), finance models, biofuels, chemistry, water and green building.

"Antenna Group currently provides counsel to clients in clean technology, renewable energy and sustainability and is widely recognized by the media, financial service, and utility communities as the go-to firm for clean technology, renewable energy and sustainability PR," said Caroline Venza, senior vice president and general manager of Antenna Group.

About Antenna Group

Antenna Group is a public relations agency and dedicated advocate for innovative technology businesses whose products or services contribute to a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. Most of Antenna's cleantech clients are multinational companies for which Antenna serves as the agency of record, leading strategy and managing outreach via partners worldwide. Experience includes renewable energy of all kinds, energy efficiency, energy storage and finance from utility-scale to residential, waste management, water and food purification. Cleantech as a category embraces modern energy, greentech and technologies for sustainable living.

About Beckerman

Beckerman is one of the largest independent full-service public relations firms in the industry. Founded in 1989, Beckerman's staff of more than 65 experienced media professionals represents a distinguished roster of over 100 clients from diverse industry sectors including environmental, real estate, financial, health care, technology, consumer products, public affairs and corporate political reputation. The firm has offices in Hackensack, N.J.; New York, N.Y.; Washington, D.C.; and San Francisco, Calif. To learn more please call 201-465-8000 or visit

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