AKOS – brand new PR-Association

AKOS was formed March 16, 1999, and joined the most authoritative independent Russian companies working in the field of public relations. To date, the Association includes 43 professional companies who are responsible for 60% of Russian PR services market. AKOS – Russian branch of the International Association of Consultancies in the field of public relations (ICCO). ICCO, founded in 1988, consists of associations representing 66 countries across the globe: from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas, and Australasia. Collectively, these associations represent over 3,000 PR firms. Worldwide membership in the ICCO is an accepted indicator of professionalism of the organization, quality of services provided. All members of the ICCO, including agencies, members of the ICCO, follow the ethical standards adopted by the Association. Among the main objectives of AKOS: development of a highly transparent and efficient industry PR services in Russia, setting high ethical standards, the development of PR, education, representation of public interests of its members.