More than 780,000 votes were cast and for the eighth straight year, Epoch 5 Public Relations (Huntington, New York) has been named Best Long Island Public Relations Firm in the Bethpage Best of Long Island awards program.

“I’m honored that the business community, our elected officials, and the general public have again confirmed that Epoch 5 is the region’s PR leader,” observed Katherine Heaviside, who founded the firm over 35 years ago. “When out-of-state companies are looking to expand here or do business on Long Island, they turn to Epoch 5 for the same reason as local businesses—because we get the job done. We know the media, the political landscape, and what it takes to orchestrate an effective community relations campaign. Epoch 5 has the contacts and experience to make it happen.”

Serving the tristate area, Epoch 5 offers a powerful combination of strategic counsel and senior expertise backed by a diverse staff. The firm’s mission is to develop and implement breakthrough marketing communications strategies, increase client market share, build support for growth strategies, enhance reputations, and help companies and organizations overcome crises.

Epoch 5’s client roster includes top corporate players, including Bethpage Federal Credit Union, King Kullen, Purolator International, Transdev (NICE bus), The Trans Group LLC, and Triumph Construction. Other organizations represented include real estate, healthcare, insurance, and professional service firms. Also voted Best Public Relations Firm by Long Island Business News, Epoch 5 is engaged in all media including traditional and social media, issues management, community relations, reputation management, and graphics. More information on Epoch 5 is available by visiting or by calling 631-427-1713.