public relations

Joan Bennet, President and CEO

Joan Bennet has more than 30 years of experience in providing strategic public relations, marketing and advertising counsel to a wide range of clients in the U.S. and Asia Pacific region. She specializes in strategic planning, corporate and executive positioning, crisis communications and grassroots advocacy campaigns. Prior to establishing her own firm, Ms. Bennet was […]

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Pillars of Peace

Bennet Group was truly honored to be a member of the team preparing to host His Holiness the Dalai Lama in April 2012. We provided media relations support, among other services, for this historic visit. His Holiness’ visit was designed to be an exchange of cultural values and historical lessons between His Holiness and the […]

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Whole Foods Market

For nearly five years, Bennet Group has worked with Whole Foods Market to represent the company’s Hawaii stores. The firm manages community relations, media relations and driving sales and traffic to its two Hawaii stores in Kahala and Kahului, which continue to see increased traffic and sales year-over-year. Due to Bennet Group’s strong relationship with […]

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D.R. Horton – Schuler Division’s Hoopili

When one of the nation’s largest home builders, D.R. Horton-Schuler Division (DRH), needed to build community support for its Hoopili project—a proposed, 1,554 acre, mixed-use, sustainable development in East Kapolei — it retained Bennet Group to assist with each stage of the entitlement and approval process. With Bennet Group’s assistance, DRH created Hoopili’s Community Task […]

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Tory Burch enlists the help of Bennet Group to jumpstart her Foundation’s efforts in Hawaii

E hoowaiwai kakou means “to enrich together” in Hawaiian — which is exactly what happened when a group of local businesswomen — from finance to food — came together for Tory Burch Foundation‘s mentoring event in Honolulu. Monica Salter was on hand to assist in the needs of Tory Burch’s philanthropic kick-start. Of the occasion, Ms Salter […]

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Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Bennet Group works with Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, a Disney Vacation Club and hotel property at Ko Olina to help create excitement and buzz about the new property among potential guests and buyers, as well as to build a strong and desirable brand for the new resort. Helping to showcase the new resorts many […]

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Bennet Group has won numerous Pele Awards

Bennet Group has won numerous Pele Awards in their role as lead agency for the Hawaii Tobacco Control Trust Fund’s Health Communications campaign. The Pele Awards were received by their partner advertising and media agency, Hendrix Miyasaki Shin for its creative efforts to change public perception and behavior about tobacco use in Hawaii. 2005 PSA […]

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