Founded in 2001 by communications specialist Tanis Fritz Tsisserev, T2 Communications Inc. is a boutique public relations consultancy specializing in publicity, events, and promotions for lifestyle brands.
Whether it’s getting a message across to the media, and in turn the public, or planning a sizzling soiree for a client, T2 has quickly developed a solid reputation for being result-driven, collaborative, efficient, and a pleasure to work with.
T2 explores new angles, creates inventive campaigns and always stays ahead of the curve.
Since its launch, T2 has handled the pre-opening publicity for Opus Hotel and launched Eveline Charles Salons Spas in Vancouver, we’ve also executed successful public relations campaigns for well-known brands including Robeez Footwear, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Quattro Restaurants, Marriott Hotels of Canada, and Seattle’s Best Coffee.
Principal, Tanis Fritz Tsisserev
Tanis Fritz Tsisserev, principal of T2 Communications, is a highly regarded and in-demand PR professional who specializes creating stylish strategies for lifestyle brands. Working closely with her clients, Tanis takes a fresh, modern, and very involved approach; her goal is to make every client feel like they are her only client.
Since launching T2 Communications in 2001, Tanis has worked with high-profile clients including Quattro Restaurants, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Whitefish Group, Opus Hotel, Marriott Hotels, Orb Clothing, Narcissist Design Co., Marimekko, Kiss & Makeup and many more. She offers a full range of publicity, event management, and promotions solutions as well as a host of online branding strategies including social media marketing and copywriting.
Recently, Tanis co-authored a cookbook. Mangia with Quattro: Family Style Italian from the Heart was published in 2009 by Whitecap Books.
Before starting T2 Communications, Tanis worked in-house representing Fairmont and Metropolitan hotels. She orchestrated and promoted such wildly successful campaigns as the East Meets West Iron Chef cooking event, the launch of Senses Bakery with renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Thomas Hass, and the official visits from His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and President Clinton.
A frequent fixture in Vancouver’s style and society pages, Tanis has also been featured in Flare, Canadian Family, and The Globe and Mail. In 2002, she hosted a regular shopping segment on Shaw TV’s Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer.
Tanis’ love of performing arts led her to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Victoria before going on to earn her Marketing Communications diploma at BCIT.
Tanis has served on the board of Saint Vincent’s Hospital, and helps to fundraise for Arts Umbrella and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation BC-Yukon Chapter. She is an active member on the events and technology committees for the Village of Lions Bay where she lives with her family.