Franchise Elevator

No brand is too small for big press

At Franchise Elevator PR, our mainstay is to help emerging franchise brands, no matter their size, get the “big” attention they need to grow their systems.

About Us

Our specialty PR programs are designed specifically to serve emerging franchise brands – to create the media exposure they need to attract both franchise candidates and customers that will effectively elevate them to their desired levels of growth.


Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a vision to become “the next big thing” or an emerging brand slowly climbing your way to the 100-unit milestone, or somewhere in between, Franchise Elevator PR will help you meet your goals.

Why us?

When it comes to potential media coverage for emerging franchise brands, the Franchise Elevator PR team is led by experienced media relations professionals with years of experience in working with franchise concepts in their early stages. Over the years, we have helped countless emerging franchises build credibility in the marketplace through positive awareness of their brands, and their franchise opportunities.


Because of our unique structure, Franchise Elevator PR provides the best of both PR worlds – the personalized relationship and feel of a boutique firm, and the resources and connections of our parent company, Fishman PR. As a spin-off of Fishman PR, our team has access to all the technology, media contacts and best practices of an established public relations firm that has over 25 years of experience in the franchise space.

Services that hit the mark every time.

Consumer Brand Awareness PR

Whether you are trying to sell franchises or win audience trust and preference, it all boils down to brand awareness. Our team works with your marketing team to drive quality coverage that puts your brand in the media spotlight.


Crisis Communications

In addition to proactive media outreach to generate positive coverage, we help clients navigate through negative situations with sound crisis management strategies.


Grand Opening PR

To generate buzz around the opening of new franchise locations in select markets, we aggressively pitch media outlets in the relevant local/regional areas. The goal is to elicit customer trial, as well as interest from potential franchisee candidates.


Media Training

The story is only as good as the messenger! We media train all designated spokespeople, providing both brand and franchise development talking points, so interviews have the potential to attract more customers – and franchisees.


Franchise Lead Generation PR

To drive franchise growth – our main objective – our team raises awareness of your franchise opportunity by employing a variety of story angles that reach qualified prospective franchise candidates. These stories cover a host of topics related to the industry and brand, including: Leadership profiles of key executives, franchise development news, spotlight stories on successful franchisees, company news and milestones, and industry trend stories.


What we can do for you.

Check out our work

“Franchise Elevator’s leadership team is clearly at the tip of the spear in the franchise world’s public relations arena. They are very experienced and quite well connected across the country. They have only one agenda…the success of the client. They have proven to be the subject matter expert when it comes to developing and implementing strategies that consistently exceed expectations.”


– Andy Cucchiara, Vice President of Franchise Operations


“Franchise Elevator PR is a fantastic agency partner and important extension of the Oxi Fresh team. Their ability to develop and nurture relationships with media, as well as their understanding of client service, has transformed our franchise system and launched our brand to the next level. They consistently go above and beyond to create meaningful public relations campaigns that produce quality results.”


– Jonathan Barnett, Founder & CEO


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What our clients have to say

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Where to find us

325 W Huron St, #230, Chicago, IL 60654