NEW YORK and FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-Communications, a full-service marketing and public relations agency with offices in New York and Connecticut, has acquired 341 Studios, a marketing and design agency based in Darien, Connecticut.
As part of the acquisition, 341 Studios will take the name Co-Communications. Founded by Gretchen Bruno and Felicia Rubinstein in 1999, 341 Studios' team includes designers, developers, copywriters, marketing strategists, and e-communication specialists. Both Bruno and Rubinstein will remain on the team to facilitate a smooth transition and provide ongoing consulting.
Co-Communications, which was founded in 1997 by Stacey Cohen, President & CEO, has evolved from its inception as a traditional public relations agency to offer more expansive, integrated communications solutions.
"Welcoming 341 Studios into the Co-Communications family propels our vision to provide deeper, richer and more comprehensive graphic design and interactive services," Cohen said. "We've been consistently impressed with their exceptional talent, long-term client relationships and dedication to the rigor, integrity and professionalism it takes to succeed."
Culture is an important part of both agencies' DNA. "It was essential for us to find a partner who was aligned with our vision and culture of collaboration," Rubinstein said. Bruno added: "Co-Communications deep PR and marketing expertise is the perfect complement to 341 Studios' core offerings."
With the acquisition, the combined services now include: marketing, advertising, public relations, social media marketing, branding, and web design and development. In addition to the firm's similar values, the client portfolios align with both firms working in real estate, finance, healthcare, education, nonprofit, hospitality and tourism.
Jessica Lyon, Partner, Executive Vice President & COO of Co-Communications, added, "Our roots as a media relations firm reminds us that the foundation for all good design and marketing is a well-articulated story that combines emotion and compelling proof points. We look forward to writing our next chapter."
Co-Communications is a full-service marketing and public relations agency which provides high-impact communications programs tailored to the needs of its clients, developing a distinct strategy that targets new business and measures the success of every campaign. Representative services include strategic planning, branding, graphic design, public relations, media relations, inbound marketing and social media. The company was established in 1997 and has gained widespread attention for its creativity, research-based campaigns, first-rate service and results-oriented approach. Co-Communications serves clients in such industries as real estate, healthcare, finance, technology and non-profit. Co-Communications was recognized with the Forbes Enterprise Award and has earned awards from industry trade organizations including the Public Relations Society of America, Advertising Club of Westchester, Connecticut Art Directors Club, Ad Club of CT and Association for Women in Communications. Headquartered in Mount Kisco, New York, Co-Communications also has offices in Connecticut and New York City. For more information, visit www.cocommunications.com.