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Seona McGrath, Claire Bickerstaff, Hannah Irwin and Susan Jackson from Smarts Communicate celebrate as the Holywood agency is named No 1 consumer PR firm outside of London, in a top agency list compiled by PR Week. Smarts Communicate is a global PR and content agency that works with clients across more than 20 countries and has a client portfolio that includes British Airways, BT, Lidl, Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Harp. Smarts currently employs 45 people locally and in March expanded its international communications offering by opening an office in London; its first outside Northern Ireland. Smarts is ranked at number 15 on the list of PR Week Top 150 UK PR Consultancies: Consumer Rankings 2016.