Franco was founded in Detroit in 1964 by PR legend Tony Franco. Today, Franco is Michigan’s leading public relations firm, providing PR, marketing, social media and design services to clients in a variety of industries across the globe – from local nonprofit organizations to global manufacturers, award-winning pizza to craft brews.
In the past five decades, we have helped to shape and re-shape perceptions of people, places and things, large and small. We have worked with beloved local brands like Stroh’s and Buddy’s Pizza, destinations such as Belle Isle Park and the GMRENCEN, events like the North American International Auto Show and Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, critical infrastructure such as the steel industry and the power grid, change-making nonprofit organizations, automakers and suppliers, and many others in our more than five decades of work.
We help clients connect to those that matter most by integrating public relations, marketing, social media, design and measurement to deliver communications programs that truly drive organizational performance.