Established at Minami-Aoyama 3-chome, Minato-ku on September 9
Hisashi Yajima takes office as President
Publicity, editing, and production

Relocated to Shibuya 2-chome, Shibuya-ku
Cultural projects start

Relocated to Sakuragaokacho 2-chome, Shibuya-ku
The Planning and Development Department (later Event & Marketing Department) is established
Event planning and operation as well as PR consulting start

A staff room is established at Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku
The Department of Public Relations for Public Corporations is established
Crisis response service starts

A room dedicated to the International Affairs Department is established at Nanpeidai, Shibuya-ku
The International Affairs Department is established
Services are expanded to cover foreign-affiliated companies

Relocated to Sakuragaokacho 3-chome, Shibuya-ku

Relocated to Shibuya 3-chome, Shibuya-ku

The Public Relations Department and the International Affairs Department are combined to form the Communication Services Headquarters with Departments 1 to 5, and the Event & Marketing Department and the Editing & Production Department are combined to form the Creative Services Headquarters. The new Sales Planning and Administration Headquarters are established
Specialized services (such as IT, fashion, lifestyles, food, finance, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and corporate) start

Relocated to Shibuya 2-chome, Shibuya-ku
Communication consulting services start (such as media training, crisis training, facilitation training, and public relations seminars)

Formed a capital alliance with the WPP Group, the world’s second largest in the industry, in which over 60 advertising - and PR - related companies participate, and formed a business alliance with Ogilvy PR, a member of the WPP Group

The new Departments 5 and 6 were established in the Communication Services Headquarters

New Financial Project Team was launched

January Entered into a service outsourcing agreement with PRAP China Public Relations Consultants, Inc.
July 8 Lised on the JASDAQ.

May New Strategy Planning Headquarters was established
Three new departments were established in the Communication Services Headquarters: Healthcare Communication, Financial Communication, and IT Communication
The new PRAP University is founded as an internal training organization
November Makes PRAP China Public Relations Consultants, Inc. a consolidated subsidiary.

November Satoshi Sugita taked office as President (Hisashi Yajima becomed Chairman)
December Three new departments were established in the Communication Services Headquarters: Consumer Communication, Corporate Communication, and Administrative Public Relations.

March Acquired ISO/IEC27001 (international standards for information security management systems) certification on a company-wide basis
April The PRAP Public Relations School opened as a training institution for external organizations

March Acquired ASAHI Agency Inc. a consolidated subsidiary
December Created Brains China Public Relations Consultants, Inc. a consolidated subsidiary

April Opened a PRAP endowed chair at Keio University
September Two new subdivisions were established in the Communication Services Headquarters: Digital Influence (DI) Business Promotion Office and the Web Communication Department

July Started services at the Digital PR Platform, a comprehensive portal site for digital PR
December Relocated to the Ark Mori Building at Akasaka 1-chome, Minato-ku

December Acquired Witan Associates Limited a consolidated subsidiary

January The new Human Resource Development Department was established to manage human resource development
September Started to provide the Program to Support Measures to Cope with Social Risks, an Internet crisis management support package

January Launched Cloud Sourcing PR based on a business alliance with Lancers, Inc.
March PRAP Japan Group joined the PROI Group with which 67 PR agencies in 50 countries worldwide are affiliated
July Formed a business alliance with 3Minute inc., which owns one of Japan’s largest online celebrity networks
November Isao Suzuki taked office as President

April PRAP Japan and NPO Nijiiro Diversity launched a joint project with development of communication services to promote a better understanding of and spread support for LGBT
May Developed PR and publicity business for China and Asia Pacific in earnest
September The new Digital Strategy Group was set up in the Strategy Planning Group
October Wined the Gold medal in the Pride Index, Japan’s first index to evaluate corporate initiatives for LGBT
PRAP Japan’s declaration of diversity was chosen as the best practice (policy: action declaration category)

July The Institute of Digital PR to solve corporate communication issues in the digital area was established
August Started to provide the Social PR Package, a new PR solution package, which aims at producing buzzes making the most of unique databases and analytic tools

June The new Overseas Business Headquarters was established
June PRAP Singapore Pte. Ltd., an overseas subsidiary, was established

March Started providing "DowGa News Biz", a service for BtoB companies that delivers video news by specifying a specific company and organization
October The only PR company to receive the highest rating "Gold" for the fourth year in a row as the "PRIDE index" which is an evaluation index for LGBT initiatives in the workplace
October Launched "Internet flaming risk diagnosis" service to judge the flaming risk in advance in 5 stages for PR measures of companies and organization

February Acquired shares of POINTS Singapore and made it a subsidiary. Changed the company name to "PRAP POINTS" and strengthened Southeast Asia business
March Established "PRAP node, Inc.", a joint venture with Showcase Inc.
March Launched "Remote Press Conference Package", which enables online distribution of press conferences to media reporters, corporations and consumers.
March Launched "Remote Media Training Program," which enables online media training in times of crisis
April Launched "THE CONNECTED" project, which informs public relations activities from the time of the COVID-19 pandemic to the end
September Made Precision Marketing, Inc. a consolidated subsidiary

February Made Wild Advertising & Marketing Pte. Ltd. a consolidated subsidiary