We’re idea people, writers, and marketers. Our media relations campaigns help our clients make a measurable impact – locally, regionally and nationwide.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media resources may be free, but they may cost you dearly if not managed properly. Let our team show you the way.
Our team leverages ever-evolving technologies and channels to improve the effectiveness of your business communications, including websites, video, advertising, analytics and more.
Our experienced team of professionals can plan all aspects of an event as simple as a breakfast roundtable meeting, or as complex as a black-tie grand opening.
Companies with an established crisis management plan always fare better during a crisis. It is crucial to have an emergency response system in place before a potential crisis.
Based on your goals, we create compelling stories in words and images to reach your audiences and change their perceptions and behavior. Your message is refined, publicized and analyzed for maximum effectiveness.
We create marketing initiatives across appropriate platforms for maximum impact and effectiveness to assure that you reach your desired goals.
Companies cannot be blind to their reputation with policymakers. Our team provides in-depth analysis of policy issues, develops reputations with governing agencies, and are your advocates anywhere in the world.
We are diligent in protecting, promoting and publicizing your brand’s unique attributes through a strategic narrative that is meaningful and measurable.

Marx Layne provides results-focused public relations counsel to a broad spectrum of clients.

For more than 27 years and counting, Detroit-based Marx Layne has been a trusted and valued partner to the area’s most successful companies and causes.

New business, established business, business in trouble… wherever your business is, we can help you get to where you want to be.

Marx Layne works with companies and causes from startups to Fortune 500 firms, helping them to tell their stories to audiences that matter.
  • We provide your brand with a consistent voice
  • We guide you through the myriad of communication channels
  • Every initiative is analyzed, measured and reported
As Detroit’s premier public relations firm, Marx Layne & Company has provided outstanding, results-oriented communications counsel to a broad spectrum of clients. Our proven ability to design and launch successful public relations campaigns, develop creative communications solutions and exceed client expectations has earned us a reputation as a valued partner and an industry PR leader. 
About Us
Van Conway, Cofounder, CEO and President, Conway MacKenzie

“Marx Layne has been a partner to Conway MacKenzie and me for more than 20 years. I have had experiences with several PR agencies around the country and I can sincerely tell you that they are the best of the best in this market. Marx Layne has also played an important role in our national branding initiatives. When it comes to reaching important business media, including local and national print and broadcast media, such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Automotive News, Bloomberg and other relevant outlets to Conway MacKenzie, Marx Layne is the go-to firm.

They are honest, accountable and operate with high integrity. I strongly endorse Marx Layne.”

Van Conway, Cofounder, CEO and President, Conway MacKenzie

Our Work. Our Successes.

Experience + Innovation = Success

  • More than 25 years of developing stories and relationships in Detroit, across the U.S., and around the world
  • Best-of-class practices across myriad of communication channels
  • Adaptation of cutting-edge technology to reach appropriate audiences
  • Integrated disciplines for maximum results
  • Accountability of efforts
  • The Detroit area’s most experienced PR firm
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Your reputation and success are our only concerns.
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