An invitation-only organization for owners and executives of public relations, media strategy, creative, and advertising agencies.

Member Testimonial

I’m able to leverage the Forbes platform to be a thought leader.

Content marketing is key to my personal and professional brand. That’s why I joined the Forbes Agency Council and why I’m an active, proud member.

Kristopher B. Jones,
Entrepreneur and Investor

Grow your agency with the help of our exclusive benefits:

Get published on

Members are selected for the Council based on their depth and diversity of experience, then invited to share their insights via CommunityVoice on Write business articles or submit brief industry-related tips when you’re short on time. Our in-house editorial team will guide you through a professional editing process to ensure your content meets the criteria and is primed for audience engagement.

Forbes Executive Profile

Add to your visibility and credibility with your own Executive Profile page on Your custom page ranks high in search results for your name and includes your executive and company bios; your areas of expertise and skills; and links to your social profile and website so visitors can connect with you directly.

Leadership and revenue growth

Access support when needed with on-demand content created exclusively for members. Dig in even deeper with one-on-one executive and business coaching opportunities. For an additional cost, get matched with a certified coach on our team who will personally guide your company to reaching vital business milestones.

Insights and advice from agency peers

In today’s evolving marketplace, an agency leader’s most important asset is adaptability. Whether you seek professional development on new trends, a sounding board for business challenges, or even a prospective partner to fill in gaps, you can find it here. Connect with a curated community of fellow agency leaders in a 24/7 accessible, private forum made just for you.

Prestige of association with the Forbes brand

Brand recognition is a critical component to building trust with prospective clients. As a member, you’ll have access to tools — from digital badges to press releases to plaques for your office wall — that showcase your affiliation with the world’s most renowned business brand.

High-touch concierge support

No matter how busy you are, you’ll never miss a chance to take advantage of member benefits thanks to the dedicated service of member concierge. They’re just a chat, text, or email away to answer technical questions, make warm introductions, suggest vetted services, and more. Please consider them an extension of your own team.

Exclusive rates on high-end services

Membership comes with access to curated product and service partnerships at members-only rates. Find a discount on a vendor you already use, or request that a concierge connect you with provider options and prices. Our partnerships range from software to human resources to travel, and more.

Personal benefits dashboard

Log in to your web or mobile dashboards to access your benefits and support anytime. Request introductions to fellow members, submit company news for us to share on our social channels, answer questions to get featured on an Expert Panel, and more. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Just open a chat box and a concierge will help.

Member Testimonial

Forbes Agency Council actively takes the time to learn each member’s specific needs.

The exceptional concierge team they have provides important resources within minutes.

Amanda K. Ruisi,
Founder & President, AKR Public Relations

Forbes Agency Council is a highly selective, quality-over-quantity organization.

If you are an owner or executive leader of a successful public relations, media, creative, marketing, or advertising agency, please click below to review our minimum qualifications and begin the application process.


Forbes Agency Council
177 Huntington Ave Ste 1703
PMB 52536
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-3153


Forbes Agency Council
177 Huntington Ave Ste 1703
PMB 52536
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-3153

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