Big Wave PR is an Essex-based full-service PR and marketing consultancy founded in 2007 by Hilary Collins, following a high flying career in top 150 PR consultancies.

Our award-winning work crosses B2B and lifestyle sectors, including travel and events, property and interiors, health and beauty, food and drink and not for profit.

Our team of communication specialists advise a wide range of organisations to engage audiences, build brands and keep reputations pristine.

We’re a PR-led marketing communications consultancy and are specialists in PR strategy, media relations, content management, event management, brand development, digital communications, photography, websites, blogs, newsletters, brochures, sales development and crisis communications.

We’re committed to supporting our local community and are proud members of Essex Chambers of Commerce.

Our founder is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

‘With a Big Wave behind you the possibilities are endless.’ 

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Our Approach


We ensure our clients’ brands stand out in a crowded marketplace: it takes originality, intelligence and timing. We combine these skills to create head-turning, headline grabbing results.


We’re true to our word. We’re honest, open and transparent. We believe that trust is vital with client relationships, and as we said, we’re true to our word.


We love what we do. We drive energy and spirit into all our PR and marketing campaigns.


We’re relentless, we will not stop until we’ve reached our clients’ goals.


Big Wave PR is the proud winner of eight CIPR PRide GOLD awards and are the winners of ‘Best Consumer Campaign’ five years in a row. We’ve also picked up a number of SILVER PRide awards since we launched the business in 2007.

Big Wave PR has also been shortlisted for the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Excellence Awards for ‘Best use of PR’ (2018). Since its launch Big Wave PR has been shortlisted for a range of regional business awards too.