WE ARE BICOM COMMUNICATIONS
WE ARE BICOM EVENT MANAGEMENT
WE ARE BICOM COMMUNICATIONS
WE ARE BICOM EVENT MANAGEMENT
Founded in Montreal in 2006, BICOM Communications has a reputation for developing creative and effective national public relations campaigns. The agency is also able to manage its clients’ content needs thanks to Boîte à contenu and its experts. It is with the same passion and precision that we are also pleased to offer event production services through our BICOM Event division.
BICOM Communications is an established public relations firm for brands, companies and individuals in the lifestyle space. +
Boîte à contenu tells your brand’s story in different ways and formats, adapted for the right audience and platform. +
Via BICOM Event Magagement, its new department dedicated to media or corporate events, BICOM is always on the lookout for the latest trends. +
“For people like us, working in the web industry, it was necessary to partner with a company that has the knowledge, contacts and effective strategies in the traditional world. With BICOM, we found a partner that shares many of our values such as integrity and rigor. They were able to identify the opportunities that we could never gasp and the results were beyond our expectations. In addition, it was fun!”
-Simon Lamarche, Associate – Adviso
“What I like about you is your honesty. You know what you are doing, you understand the requirements, our needs, emergencies and our production delays. Knowing this, we work together on very clear and solid basis. I like that we speak simply, I know that you will be honest in your comments and in your approach. Your goal is not to simply get a mention but rather to build a trust worthy relationship, which is the first and noble purpose of media relations.”
-Mélanie Frappa, Editor-in-Chief – ELLE QUÉBEC
“The BICOM Communications team is efficient, professional and proactive. From well-written and informative press releases, to prompt delivery on image and interview requests, the BICOM team delivers — even on a deadline.”
-Aleesha Harris, Editor, Vancouver Sun
“I contact BICOM frequently to help me with various freelance projects I’m working on, from special sections for The Globe & Mail to lifestyle features. What continues to impress me is the intuitiveness with which my requests are handled. I know that I will get a prompt, complete response with the information I needed. To a journalist, it makes a world of difference when you know that your requests will be being handled so professionally. Featuring BICOM clients is so easy, thanks to its amazing staff. Highly recommended.”
-Michele Sponagle, Travel contributor, The Globe & Mail
“By connecting me with brands that fit my profile and inviting me to their events, the BICOM team gives me tools that allow me to stay on the top of my creativity.”
-Abeille Gélinas, DJ, Blogger
“Wherever I am in the world, I can count the exquisite team at BICOM to creatively and efficiently come through for me… Whether it’s a press release I needed yesterday or product info on a brand, I can rest assured BICOM to deliver with results and precision…. I work with PR firms on a day to day basis… BICOM seems to be changing the business both instinctively and proactively…Thank you BICOM for making my life better…”
-Martin Younan, Celebrity Make-up Artist and Guest Expert, CITYline
“BICOM’s creativity fueled a successful full-scale PR campaign for our brand. As we reintroduced our brand in the Canadian market, BICOM brought fresh and new approaches to PR utilizing the most current trends in media outreach. In addition, they have an excellent depth of connection to the key personnel in the industry. BICOM’s connection to the industry, professionalism, and creativity produced results that exceeded our expectations in our KPIs!”
-Brent Irwin, Marketing – Canada Activewear HanesBrands Inc
“As a Canadian fashion retailer it was important to find an agency with a solid understanding of and strong relations across Canada’s various regions – BICOM is precisely that. Rarely found in the agency world, BICOM is a team built on strategic thinking as well as being proactive in their tactics and experts at execution.”
– Gabrielle Sabharwal, PR Director at Aritzia
The synergy between BICOM partners Marie-Noelle Hamelin and Vicky Boudreau is nothing less than extraordinary. Their complementary skill sets and personalities, coupled with their shared dedication to transparency and collaboration, has led to remarkable success. Today, they lead a team of 20 talented professionals in reaching and exceeding expectations.
An experienced entrepreneur, Marie-Noelle brings extensive public relations and managerial expertise to the agency she founded in 2006.
Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the Université de Montréal, she has amassed a wealth of experience over the course of her successful career, ranging from freelance fashion stylist, writer and publicist to General Manager, then Partner of a Montréal public relations firm where she spent four years.
Marie-Noelle drives BICOM’s strategic planning and operations: from account management to human resource administration to campaign design and everything in between, she ensures the smooth execution of all projects and, ultimately, client satisfaction.
In addition to founding BICOM, she also owns Station 8, a clothing label for men, which she launched in 2005.
Vicky is the agency’s public face: always out there seeing and being seen, with her finger squarely planted on the pulse of the industry and on emerging trends.
Energetic and creative, Vicky excels at finding original ways to convey her clients’ messages and to capture media attention, and never misses the opportunity to propose mutually beneficial partnerships between clients.
In addition to overseeing BICOM’s business, she regularly contributes to industry publications as a writer and participates in various charitable projects.
Vicky’s educational background includes degrees in fashion design from Collège Lasalle and fashion marketing at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).
Highly regarded throughout the Canadian public relations industry for her expertise and excellent work in beauty in particular, Julie joined forces with BICOM so that clients may benefit from her years of experience and proven strategic talent and creativity. As such, Julie Murphy and BICOM make for perfect partners who excel at providing clients with personalized public relations services adapted to their particular needs.
Over the last fifteen years, a loyal following of prestigious brands and clients have looked to Julie for their representation needs and the adventure continues! A dedicated publicist, she has ranked among the top 30 Beauty Reps in Canada for the last four years running, always garnering top honours. It is with great pride that she pursues her extensive career alongside this marvellous team!
Team photos : Sophie Doyon
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Last January 7, BICOM, in conjunction with New Balance, invited influencers, members of the media, partners and industry players to a VIP evening at the William Gray Hotel in Old Montreal to highlight the official release of the exclusive new 247 shoes. In a highly festive atmosphere, over 90 people were introduced to the 247 shoes and enjoyed a performance by the singer, Koriass. While the overall décor integrated various merchandising aspects for both 247 and New Balance, the new shoes themse...
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