Skirt PR, LLC Endorsed as Women's Business Enterprise

Chicago-based public relations agency receives certification from Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Feb 28, 2013, 16:50 ET from Skirt PR, LLC

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skirt PR, LLC, a full-service agency dedicated to the practice of specialized public relations with a concentration on fashion, beauty and lifestyle, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Development Center - Chicago Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

The WBENC national standard of certification implemented by the Women's Business Development Center - Chicago Certification Committee is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business, including site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.


Chicago-based Skirt PR is a boutique public relations agency that specializes in the fashion, beauty, and lifestyle sectors. Founded by President Adrienne Eckert Petersen in 2003, Skirt PR delivers customized campaigns that combine traditional media relations with innovative initiatives, from event execution and influencer engagement, to social media programs and experiential tactics. The agency's extensive experience and client roster over the past decade includes bliss spas, Conde Nast Publications, ecoTools, Gilt Groupe, GUESS, Hermes, Juicy Couture,, Louis Vuitton, Lincoln Park Zoo, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Paul Stuart, Sushi Samba and many more.  With a commitment to the highest level of quality and creativity, its team of polished professionals consistently provides superior client service, extreme attention to detail, and most of all, measurable results. For more information on Skirt PR, please visit


The Women's Business Enterprise National Council is the nation's largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 1,000 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.