since 1990

Corporate history

With the founding year, the journey of PR Kaltwasser, a Franconian public relations agency, to one of Germany's most innovative communication agencies has begun. For over 25 years we have set ourselves milestones and interim targets. Discover here the intermediate stations of our agency history:


  • Founding of "PR Kaltwasser"

    in Nuremberg as owner-operated agency for IT and telecommunication.
    First clients: Bintec (Nürnberg) und Kyocera (Japan)

  • Launch of "Inter PR" –

    an independent agency network, operating in 14 countries

  • Establishment of Oskar,

    the first German web-based press database

  • Press conference at the White House

    with Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States, and Dr. John Gibbons, former Assistant to the President for Science and Technology

  • Opening of the subsidiary in Munich

  • Start of the corporation with Technical University Ilmenau

    (teaching, projects and final papers)

  • Renaming into "Kaltwasser Kommunikation"

    Service expansion to medium-sized companies

  • Organisation of the annual event "Unternehmerforum Nordbayern"

    with Ernst & Young

  • Direction of the DPRG region Nordbayern

  • Start of teaching in the fields of crises communication

  • Opening of the subsidiary in Berlin

    with focus on public affairs

  • Expansion of the business areas strategic corporate communication and public affairs

    Focus: Communication in sustainability and responsibility

  • Strategic alliance with Hill & Knowlton in the field of IT and telecommunication

  • Launch of "Zukunftsinitiative Deutschland" -

    for sustainable and value-oriented economy

  • Member of the "International Research Group on Crisis Communication"

  • Election to the board of DPRG Bayern

  • Foundation of the DPRG network: Young Professionals Nordbayern

  • 25th anniversary of Kaltwasser Kommunikation