Agencies In Strange Places: 14th In A Series

Ad Age looks into the glaring Fort Lauderdale sun and sees Zimmerman Advertising, a bright spot in South Florida’s agency lineup. Zimmerman Advertising launched in 1984 in a 400-square-foot space in a strip mall with used office furniture. Its expertise was pretty much limited to car-dealer ads. Mr. Zimmerman slowly grew his business, taking on […]

Agencies In Strange Places: 13th In A Series

Lewis Lazare looks north today, past Lincoln Park all the way up the north shore to the land of lacrosse, country clubs, private schools and 10,000 sf homes. Dangel Advertising in Lake Forest is the new national ad agency of record for Crate & Barrel and its sister brand CB2. The north suburban agency will […]

Agencies In Strange Places: Twelfth In A Series

According to Adweek and his own press releases, Ernie Mosteller, an author and creative director who founded production houses in New York and Florida, has launched an advertising agency in Galveston, Texas, called Tangelo Ideas. The agency identity was inspired by Mosteller’s youth spent on a citrus farm in Florida. Author of a book on […]

Agencies In Strange Places: Eleventh In A Series

KC Business Journal: Lawrence advertising agency Callahan Creek has acquired Kansas City-based CHRW Advertising Inc., the two agencies confirmed Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Through the agreement, CHRW principals Steve Ward and Jeremy Ragonese and three other staffers will begin working at Callahan Creek’s Lawrence office by the end of the month. Another CHRW […]

Agencies In Strange Places: Tenth In A Series

What are creative wunderkids, Gale Venosdel and Chris Rock, doing in Springfield, MO? Zagging, when others have zigged, that’s what. Other entries in this series: Memphis, Greenville, Lincoln, Bozeman, Coeur d’Alene, Burlington, Omaha, Venice Beach and Bend.

Agencies In Strange Places: Ninth In A Series

Think Memphis–blues, barbeque, the mighty Mississippi and Elvis. Think Memphis again–Thompson & Company. Thompson & Company will be a firm that grows by encouraging and developing the personal genius of every employee, to the benefit of every client. I’d like to show you some of the agency’s print work, but they protect it with Flash. […]

Agencies In Strange Places: �Eighth In A Series

If you believe the dinosaur speak on Henderson Advertising’s site, the Greenville, SC agency was the first big time shop in the Southeast. Founded in 1946 by Jim Henderson, the shop grew to 120 employees and $100 million in billings by 1986, the year its founder retired. In 1980, Henderson was named “Agency of the […]

Agencies In Strange Places: �Seventh In A Series

Let’s look for a minute at Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln is a small, liveable prairie city of 210,000. It’s home to a major university, lots of bars and loads of Big Red fans. It’s also home to the state capitol. Two other cities come to mind when considering this mix of government and students in the […]