KX Associates is a full service Event, Public Relations and Marketing Agency, with an international expertise in creating and executing creative campaigns and projects for a wide range of industries.
Founded by Annik Klein and the late Sophie Xuereb in 1995 in New York, KX Associates focuses on offering dedicated, personalized, friendly and effective service to its clients. The firm excels in the organization of events for the fashion, textile, beauty and other industries. KX has successfully served hundreds of such clients world-wide including establishing foreign companies in the United States. In recent years, KX has expanded its capabilities to provide complete, high-quality and cost-effective trade show production services.
KX's talented staff is fluent in French, Spanish and Portuguese. Other highlighted strengths include planning, budgeting, show production and operations, e-marketing, promotion, sales, audience and market research. KX Associates is ready and willing to do what's necessary to make its client's projects effective and profitable successes.
2008 Recipient of France's prestigious "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur" (National Order of the Legion of Honor).
From launching companies in the United States to heading her own business, Annik Klein’s diverse business experience brings a strong expertise to the Communications and Management programs she spearheads. Her impressive career began at Air France, where she was head of ticket office in charge of sales and client relations for the company’s New York operation. Next, as Executive Vice President of Petrossian, she launched, promoted and developed the famous caviar brand in the U.S.
She then joined Maud Frizon USA as its President, restructuring the company, opening boutiques in various cities and developing a series of Maud Frizon licenses. A few years later, Annik became the President of Jean Louis David USA, settling the company in New York by opening eight salons, supervising more than 200 employees and developing a dynamic management and communications strategy.
Along the way, Annik created her own consulting company, undertaking Marketing and Public Relations for such well-known clients as: Cannes Midem Organisation, Evian, Paul Bocuse, Roger Vergé and Régine, to name a few. She also managed all aspects of fund raising and special events for major corporations and charities, such as “A Night at the Oscars”, Cirque du Soleil, Pratt Institute, Lancôme, Calvin Klein.
Annik is on the board of the French American Chamber of Commerce and belongs to several prestigious organizations including the Fashion Group International, The French Foreign Trade Office and Club 600.
Her public relations and marketing agency, KX Associates, located in SoHo, maintains an international clientele in the United States and Europe.