BlueIvy Communications is a Public Relations and Communications agency based in South Florida. One of the fastest growing PR firms in the market, BlueIvy Communications specializes in strategic communication, creative content development and writing, media relations, branding, and social media.
BlueIvy Communications was founded in 2011 by Melissa Perlman with the goal of helping small, medium and large businesses, non-profit organizations and professionals achieve their respective goals through successful public relations, strategic communications and good writing. BlueIvy has since become a go-to resource for start-ups as well as established organizations and businesses looking to develop their brand, secure positive media exposure and improve their overall communication.
BlueIvy Communications often partners with other local creative agencies in the South Florida market in order to offer a full-service marketing-communications solution to its client. BlueIvy is a member of both the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Founder and President Melissa Perlman graduated from Brown University with a B.A. degree in Expository Writing. After spending time writing and producing for various television and print media outlets in New York City, New England and South Florida, Melissa joined Office Depot’s corporate communications team at the office supply company’s global headquarters. She spent the next seven years honing her skills, including managing Office Depot’s communications and PR programs for all North American Retail Stores, Environmental Sustainability, Women’s Marketing, Local Marketing, Diversity and Business Continuity. Melissa left Office Depot to launch BlueIvy Communications in May 2011. Since then, she (and her team) has grown BlueIvy Communications into one of the most respected and well-liked PR and Communications agencies in the market!
Melissa has secured hundreds of news articles and features in various national, local and trade media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Fortune Magazine, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, South Florida Business Journal, Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post, Florida Trend, Boca Raton Observer, and more.
Melissa has been recognized twice by PRNews, the premiere magazine in the public relations industry, as one of the Top 15 PR Professionals to watch (nationally). Most recently, she was celebrated by Boca Life Magazine as one of the publication’s 2014 40 Under 40 and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel as a professional who contributes significantly to both their organization and community as part of the publication’s inaugural 2012 Top Workplaces Awards.
Melissa currently resides in Delray Beach. She spends her spare time running in beautiful South Florida, competing in road races around the world, and coaching the Spanish River High School girls and boys cross country and track teams.