Talk Shop Starts 2023 Strong, Acquires Jam PRCategory
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This move demonstrates Talk Shop’s market confidence and further establishes the agency as a key player in Canada’s communications industry.

Vancouver, BC (January 16, 2023) – Talk Shop, one of Canada’s leading communications agencies, announced today its acquisition of Jam PR, a West Coast public relations firm that brings a journalistic approach to its client services. This move solidifies Talk Shop as an industry leader making bold moves and further contributing to Vancouver’s economic ecosystem.

Launched in 2017 by founder Ada Slivinski, Jam PR is known for its work in media relations, social media management, events, media training, and influencer collaborations. Slivinski brings a successful career as a journalist to her PR business, helping clients tell their stories through media. Slivinski works with clients coming from a range of sectors including real estate, technology, non-profit, and lifestyle.

Slivinski joins Talk Shop in the role of Vice President and will be an active player on Talk Shop’s leadership team. In her role she will focus on business development and growth in Vancouver.

“We are thrilled to have Jam PR and Ada Slivinski join Talk Shop,” says Katie Stevens, Talk Shop’s Managing Partner. “Ada is a long-time friend of Talk Shop and there are a lot of synergies with our approach to strategy and creative campaigns. We know Ada is going to do amazing things within the Talk Shop team and be a major contributor to growth in Western Canada.”

Talk Shop was founded in Vancouver in 2011 and opened a second head office in Toronto in 2019. The team has grown to more than 50 employees and serves clients in real estate, technology, lifestyle, and non-profit sectors. Talk Shop supports its clients to get known and be understood. This is achieved through an integrated approach to communications, focusing on traditional public relations tactics, and digital strategies.

“Talk Shop is so well-known and respected in the Vancouver, and now Toronto, markets for their cutting-edge approach to communications”, says Ada Slivinski, Vice President, Talk Shop. “The tools they are investing in are so exciting. I am thrilled to join this whip smart and innovative team. Together we will be able to provide such strong strategy and drive results for our clients; positioning them as the industry leaders they are and driving collective success.”

Slivinski will be working out of Talk Shop’s Vancouver office, located in South Granville.

We look forward to this exciting next step in Talk Shop’s evolution, and we’re excited to share more throughout 2023.