Luminato FestivalJune 2013Viktor&Rolf Dolls exhibit, part of Luminato Festival's 2013 fashion program (Photo: GEORGE PIMENTEL)

Knot PR

Knot PR delivers results in building brands, increasing sales, and securing national and international exposure for organizations.

Drawn to all areas of arts, entertainment, fashion and beauty,


brings a diverse professional portfolio to Knot PR, having worked in the fields public relations, event management, marketing and editorial for a national fashion magazine before partnering with Knot PR in 2011. Burstyn Fritz uses her extensive relationships to help create unique partnerships and develop long-lasting connections for her clients while devoting her spare time to volunteer pursuits including co-chairing the Canadian Opera Company's Operanation gala three years in a row and co-chairing the company's Ensemble Circle program year round. Amy also annually sits on the committees for events such as the Canadian Stage Theatre Ball, the Toronto Public Library Foundation's Book Lover's Ball and the Canadian Art Foundation's Reel Artists Film Festival in addition to holding a board position with the CreatiVenture Collective.
Toronto Life - August 29 2013 - PrintFashion - June 1, 2011 - PrintFASHION - March 7, 2012 - OnlineThe Globe and Mail - October 20 2012 - PrintWeddingbells - Spring:Summer 2014 - Print
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Amy Burstyn Fritz

Managing Partner
(416) 532-9035


is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Fine Art History program and has a keen interest in the arts, design and technology sectors. Following her postgraduate degree in Corporate Communications at Seneca, Tatiana worked at a boutique fashion and lifestyle PR agency. In 2009, prompted by new public relations and technology resources, a deep interest in entrepreneurship, and a fresh outlook, Tatiana founded Knot PR. Tatiana has a healthy competitive streak (on and off the court), coded her first website in 1996, speaks French fluently and loves to travel and experience culture in its various forms.

Tatiana is acting Co-Chair of the Toronto Public Library Foundation's New Collection — a membership group for the city's literary lovers.
BizBash - Spring 2010 - PrintFASHION Magazine - September 2013 - PrintPost City Magazine - December 1 2011 - PrintToronto Star - January 14, 2010 - PrintThe Style House - June 19 2013 - Online
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Tatiana Victoria Read

Managing Partner
(416) 532-9035

Our Staff

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Elizabeth Han

Account Coordinator
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Nicole Martin

Account Coordinator
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Julia Ranalli

Account Coordinator
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Knot PR is a full-service communications solution for brands looking to enhance their media relationships, capitalize on social media opportunities and understand how public relations strategy affects their bottom line. We develop innovative communications strategies for fashion, lifestyle and cultural clients.

Service icon Our Media Relations strategy is simple: we give editors good ideas, and we provide them with the collateral materials to make their stories come to life—quickly. Our clients are our richest resource, providing us with deep insights to develop the most creative story ideas, pitch the best angles and deliver exciting preview experiences.
Service icon Media Relations
Service icon Knot PR was founded just as the media landscape began to respond to the demanding and fast-paced reality of social media. As a result, we deliver strategic planning that accounts for an evolving media industry. We work with you to understand your long-term goals, assess the competitive market and captivate your target audiences and target media.
Service icon Strategic Planning & Counseling
Service icon Knot PR aligns clients with strategic partners to enhance brand profile and recognition. We develop mutually beneficial relationships that enrich your public relations story and extend exciting new opportunities to your stakeholders.
Service icon Brand Partnerships
Service icon Influencers, thought-leaders and early adopters generate buzz and excitement for brands. Knot PR's influencer seeding services are designed to create brand ambassadors out of influencers and catalyze brand advocacy. Our vast network engages with the public at large by relaying unique brand experiences via word-of-mouth.
Service icon Influencer & Ambassador Seeding
Service icon Knot PR creates a strong, visible platform for your leadership team, creating profile opportunities for key talent, executives and stakeholders. We establish your brand ambassadors as leaders in their fields and gain positive exposure and credibility for the organization. Knot PR provides backgrounders and media training for media appearances and interviews.
Service icon Brand Ambassador Profiling
Service icon Knot PR works with clients to develop and execute memorable events. We manage everything from scheduling spokesperson meet-and-greets, to coordinating media experiences, to creating larger scale events such as media previews, campaign launches, red carpet galas and premieres. Knot PR’s events strategy focuses on making lasting impressions that change and expand over time--not to mention ensuring the right people take part in your brand experience.
Service icon Event Management
Service icon MRP, short for Media Relations (Rating) Points, is a system developed by the Canadian Public Relations Society for detailed media relations reporting. Knot PR uses MRP to report on outcomes and establish client benchmarks to foster ongoing improvement. All numbers provided in MRP reports are audited and guaranteed through the authority of News Canada and CPRS.
Service icon Media Relations Rating Points
Service icon Our Media Monitoring service is tailored to meet our clients' evolving needs: from as-it-happens alerts to regular custom reporting options.
Service icon Media Monitoring


Adelaide Club
Adelaide Club logo
Aveda logo
Avenue Road Arts School
Avenue Road Arts School logo
Biko logo
BROSE logo
Bluenotes logo
Burgundy Asset Management
Burgundy Asset Management logo
Cambridge Club
Cambridge Club logo
Cambridge Group Of Clubs
Cambridge Group Of Clubs logo
Canadian Art Foundation
Canadian Art Foundation logo
Canada's National Ballet School
Canada's National Ballet School logo
The Canadian Journalism Foundation
The Canadian Journalism Foundation logo
The Canadian Opera Company
The Canadian Opera Company  logo
Civello logo
Culture Days
Culture Days logo
Digiboo logo
Elsa Corsi
Elsa Corsi logo
Essentrics logo
ET Canada
ET Canada logo
iQ Food Co.
iQ Food Co. logo
INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair
INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair logo
Jessica Jensen
Jessica Jensen logo
Karir Eyewear
Karir Eyewear logo
Luminato Festival
Luminato Festival logo
L'unita logo
Mark Fast
Mark Fast logo
Mexx logo
Nadège logo
Orontas logo
Peter Lehmann Wines
Peter Lehmann Wines logo
Pimlico logo
Plutino Group
Plutino Group logo
Red Canoe
Red Canoe logo
Templar Hotel
Templar Hotel logo
Tori's Bakeshop
Tori's Bakeshop logo
Toronto Athletic Club
Toronto Athletic Club logo
Tosca Delfino
Tosca Delfino logo


Knot PR continues to surpass our expectations, delivering premium media results and creative strategies that address our organization’s promotional needs. Their extensive network allows us to target new opera audiences who are interested in fashion, food and lifestyle. They've also helped us develop interesting partnerships and lasting relationships with artists and corporations alike. We consider Knot PR an invaluable member of the COC team. - Alexander Neef General Director of the Canadian Opera Company (The Canadian Opera Company ) , View more work »
The entire team at KNOT PR has been an absolute pleasure to work with. Their media connections, expertise and experiences have benefited our Festival programs greatly across a multitude of genres ranging from fashion, to food, to red carpet events – all with exceptional results. From their very first strategy plan to their comprehensive final reports, KNOT stands out as results driven, and vital to business wishing to create buzz and excitement towards various activities. - Mary Ann Farrell, Senior Director, Marketing and Communications, Luminato Festival (Luminato Festival) , View more work »

Latest Work

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    2014 Luminato Festival Commissions and Produces Two New Works From Terence Koh at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

    Arts & Culture, Luminato
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    2014 Luminato Festival: The Copycat Academy Announces Faculty and Evening Talks

    Arts & Culture, Luminato
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    Luminato Partners with PATTISON Onestop to Deliver Transformative Video Art to Over 1.2 Million Daily TTC Commuters

    Arts & Culture, Luminato
  • Food-release-image-cropped
    April, 2014

    Luminato Festival Serves Two Ultimate Food Journeys Pairing Food and Music

    Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Luminato
  • LUMINATO_Los Carpinteros_view01-KPR site
    April, 2014

    Los Carpinteros Transform 2014 Luminato Festival Hub Into Urban Oasis

    Arts & Culture, Luminato
  • Fine Wine Auction 2014
    April, 2014

    Wine and Opera Pair Perfectly at the COC’s 15th Annual Fine Wine Auction

    Arts & Culture, Canadian Opera Company
  • Bluenotes_Spring10
    March, 2014

    Bluenotes Spring/Summer 2014 Launch: Acid Wash, High-Rise Denim and Boho Accents

    Bluenotes, Fashion & Beauty
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    March, 2014

    INSPIRE! The Toronto International Book Fair Promises Diverse Literary Line-up

    Arts & Culture
  • Macaron Day 2014
    March, 2014

    NADÈGE Partners with SickKids for 4th Annual ‘Jour du Macaron’

  • KLN-FW14-release
    February, 2014

    Canadian Label KAELEN Presents FW14 Collection at NYFW

    Fashion & Beauty, KAELEN
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