• Preston Kelly is Putting Paisley Park on the Map as a Must-See Destination

    by / March 4, 2021 /

    When Preston Kellywas minted as agency of record for Paisley Park — Minnesota icon Prince's creative sanctuary and since 2016, museum — in early 2020, they had no idea what was ahead. Like so many industries, the pandemic has thrown tourism and entertainment for a loop. The agency set out with a goal of putting Paisley Park on the map as a must-see destination for culture, music and the legacy of Prince. Throughout the variou[Read More]

  • Internship Alert: Best Buy Seeks Creative Interns

    by / March 1, 2021 /

    Best Buy is looking for two creative interns – a copywriter and an art director. You’ll be part of an award-winning in-house team (Best of Show In-House agency the last 2 years) while getting an inside look at a Fortune 500 company.

    You’ll be part of a creative group that handles everything from big-budget TV campaigns to branded video content to engaging social media campaigns. And get to work with experienced copywriters, art directors, designers and other experienced professi[Read More]

  • Red Wing Heritage’s First-Ever Global Campaign

    by / February 24, 2021 /

    After 115 years, Minnesota-based Red Wing Heritage will launch its first-ever global campaign to position the brand as intentionally ‘Out of Fashion.’

    The Out of Fashion campaign was inspired by and will amplify stories from real people who stand proud in their ideas and identities and never chase trends, norms or expectations. Red Wing Heritage partnered with laundromat owners turned local and internet sensations The Changs and their Want Show Laundry business, as well as others [Read More]

  • Tickets for AdFed’s The Show Now on Sale

    by / February 18, 2021 /

    A new virtual spin on the classic event mixes virtual and physical elements for an event like never before.

    AdFed’s The Show is back for 2021 in a whole new format – an immersive virtual experience. It's THE SHOW 2021: because nothing on earth can quench the creative need for praise. This award ceremony has celebrated Minnesota’s advertising community’s achievements in creativity for almost a century. [Read More]

  • Proof Alliance and Minnesota Liquor Stores Partner to Raise Awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders as Pandemic Alcohol Sales Soar 20%

    by / February 18, 2021 /

    On National Drink Wine Day (Feb. 18), the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association and Haskell’s member stores will distribute specialty wine bags addressing the risks of drinking any amount of alcohol while pregnant.

     Local nonprofit organization Proof Alliance is partnering with the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association (MMBA) and Haskell’s liquor stores to lead the industry in responsible drinking pract[Read More]

  • Legendary International Award Show, Now Free To Enter

    by / February 10, 2021 /

    From our friends across the pond.

    The Caples Awards is pleased to announce that in 2021 it remains the only global show that is FREE TO ENTER. Founded in 1978 by copywriter Andi Emerson in honor of legendary copywriter John Caples. Because the Caples is run by creative people for creative people, our principles are very different to other awards organizations.

    Where they set out to make money from the awards business, we are in the awards business, from which we h[Read More]

  • Job Alert: HLK Is Staffing Up

    by / February 9, 2021 /

    HLK is a creative agency in St. Louis and they have a big, exciting, new account – which means they need to grow their family. To help them make sure theirs is an envy-producing family, HLK is open to the best talent, no matter where they live (though they’re partial to midwesterners because, well, they’re awesome). Remote roles can remain so, once we finally get past COVID-19.

    Copywriters a[Read More]

  • New Branding And Site for The Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota

    by / February 8, 2021 /

    The internet is chock full of websites for expecting parents, new mothers, and growing families. You don’t have to look far on social media to find a list of the ten best strollers for parents on a budget or twenty tips for soothing a fussy baby. But for parents who’ve just received a diagnosis of Down syndrome, the sea of available information often leaves them with more questions than answers.

    In 2020, Down Syn[Read More]