TORONTO, July 2, 2015 – energi PR has been selected as PR AOR for HackerNest, a nonprofit organization and movement that unites local technology communities around the world. Currently operating in 22 cities, HackerNest runs friendly community events and hackathons as part of its mission of economic development through technological proliferation. It is the largest technology community in Canada and is quickly growing in international popularity.
“From the handful of uncannily insightful, promise-filled interactions we’ve had so far, I can already tell that future-Shaharris will have many, many reasons to high-five present-day-Shaharris for teaming up with energi PR,” states HackerNest Director, Shaharris Beh. “It is extremely validating, inspiring and humbling to know that HackerNest’s mission and convictions continue to attract such stellar, high-caliber partners. Of the many mistakes I know I’ll make in my lifetime, I’m glad to say this definitely isn’t one of them.”
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to be working with HackerNest and their team of talented, socially-responsible and passionate associates,” says Esther Buchsbaum, President and Co-founder, energi PR. “They have an innovative business model and powerful platform and we are proud and excited to support them in realizing their vision.”
energi PR will be responsible for establishing and driving the communications strategy on behalf of HackerNest. The mandate will include strategic communications planning, media and stakeholder relations, issues and crisis management, content development and more. This will be the first time in the company’s history that HackerNest has employed the services of an outside agency and is a critical part of its 2015 growth strategy.
About energi PR
Founded in 1990, energi PR is a bilingual, independently-owned agency specializing in public relations, social media/digital and corporate communications. With offices in Toronto and Montreal, energi PR delivers integrated public relations services to national and multi-national clients. energi PR is a founding member of the Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms and is the Canadian affiliate of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) that offers representation in more than 80 markets on six continents. To learn more, visit energipr.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter: @energiPR
HackerNest, founded on 11.1.11, is a grassroots nonprofit movement that builds local tech communities around the world (22 cities, 13 countries, 4 continents and counting!) through notoriously down-to-earth “Tech Socials” and epic, socially beneficial, universally-acclaimed hackathons. Our mission: economic development through technological proliferation.