Insect Shield® Repellent Technology Associate Accepted into Forbes Communications Council

Forbes Communications Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Communications, Public Relations, Public Affairs and Media Relations Executives.

Insect Shield® Marketing/PR Manager, Janine Robertson, has been accepted into the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for communications, public relations, public affairs and media relations executives. EPA-registered Insect Shield® Technology is leveraged by the US military and 75+ global brands servicing the forestry, oil and gas, outdoor lifestyle, pet, equestrian, lawn and garden, and global health arenas.

On behalf of Insect Shield, Janine Robertson, joins other Forbes Communications Council members who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Janine into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

About Insect Shield®: Insect Shield Repellent Apparel and Gear are revolutionary products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient personal insect protection. The durable protection provided by Insect Shield is the result of years of research and testing. In July 2003, Insect Shield Repellent Apparel was registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Insect Shield Technology is utilized by 75+ leading lifestyle brands, work wear distributors and International relief organizations across the globe to provide effective protection against insects and the diseases they can carry. Insect Shield is an approved vendor of the US Army and US Marine Corps and approved for distribution in 46 countries. 

About Forbes Councils: Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on For more information about Forbes Communications Council, visit To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit

About Janine Robertson: Janine Robertson brings 15+ years of comprehensive experience directing Public Relations and Marketing Communications functions including client and agency-side perspectives. Her product reviews and pitches have generated broad exposure for Insect Shield and others via a wide variety of media outlets ranging from Forbes, Time and the WSJ to Wired, CNBC and Good Morning America. Robertson is the recipient of a SNEWS Editor’s Voice Award recognizing her as a top ten in-house PR person for her performance in the outdoor industry community.