SAN FRANCISCO – NOVEMBER, 13 2020 – Bospar, the boutique PR firm that puts tech companies on the map, is pleased to announce that agency co-founder Curtis Sparrer has been selected to the PRovoke Media’s Innovator 25-Americas list. Sparrer is honored to join this elite group of innovators, which includes communication pros from Ben & Jerry’s, Flexport, Goldman Sachs, Morning Consult, Peloton, Prudential Financial and The Wendy’s Group. Bospar co-founder Chris Boehlke was awarded the prestigious distinction in 2018.
For the past eight years, PRovoke’s Innovator 25 has tracked the industry’s change agents who are confronting challenges with ingenuity and insight. PRovoke Media’s editorial team identifies the individuals around the world who have elevated and evolved engagement and influence, drawing from a pool of talent through nominations as well as its own editorial research and meetings.
The editorial staff at PRovoke Media considered many factors in how PR leaders have transformed the field, including disrupting traditional business models; incorporating new technologies into influence and engagement; advancing the application of data and analytics; and making an impact around diversity and inclusion.
“I want to give everyone at PRovoke a big, virtual hug,” said Sparrer. “Both Chris and I are very thankful to PRovoke for continuing to value our work and want to acknowledge their amazing efforts in compiling the annual Innovator 25 list. Also, we wouldn’t be on the list without the hard work of our amazing team members, and we thank them for their continued efforts and daily contributions.”
Sparrer’s selection to the PRovoke Innovator 25 list is the latest industry acknowledgment of Bospar’s continued excellence in the public relations field. Over the past year alone, Bospar has been selected to Forbes’ list of America’s Best PR Agencies 2020 and PRNews inaugural Agency Elite Top 100; earned four MarCom Awards, including three platinum; named a PR World Award Grand winner; and honored with a PRovoke’s 2020 North America Boutique Agency of the Year Award, a Gold 2020 MUSE Creative Award and two Innovation SABRE awards. In its most recent ranking, the San Francisco Business Times named Bospar as the eighth largest Bay Area LGBT-owned business.
PRovoke was founded as the Holmes Report in 2000 by Paul Holmes, founder and chair, who has more than three decades of experience writing about and evaluating the public relations business and consulting with both public relations firms and their clients. PRovoke delivers against its mission by providing the most sophisticated reporting and analysis on public relations trends and issues, along with an extensive global footprint of events and awards.
Bospar is a boutique tech PR firm featuring a team of highly seasoned professionals who exist to put tech companies on the map. Bospar’s principals include a long-time PR and tech industry guru, a former broadcast TV producer and award-winning media maven, a standout PR agency manager from the corporate side of a leading global law firm, and an experienced executive with both large agency and public company credentials. Bospar’s larger team includes experts in both social and traditional media, as well as financial and analyst relations and public affairs.