It was my pleasure to present a long overdue honor at the Western Virginia American Advertising Awards to master jingle creator Tommy Holcomb. The event was held at the Market Building on March 1. The American Advertising Federation’s Silver Media Award Program is a nationally recognized award that honors men and women who have made outstanding Read More.
Every year, I review portfolios at universities and events hosted by our regional advertising club. It’s fun to see the work of the young people. Some of it is amazing. Some of it is a work in progress. But the promise of these young people is what is inspiring. Truth be told, I had no Read More.
Prologue: My favorite part of advertising is meeting new creative minds and sharing and solving problems. This year, I began to ask friends, colleagues, clients (past and present), and even competitors in healthcare marketing to “Take 3” and discuss trends they see developing, explore challenges, and discuss opportunities. Since I know this is asking a lot Read More.
This year I have been inspired by friends in a CEO peer group called CEO Stars. One of them is pretty famous for his work with national CMOs in AdAge – Drew Neisser. Drew’s work with CMOs really excites me, because my favorite part of this job is meeting new creative minds and sharing and solving Read More.
Access had a great year in 2018. It’s always a great year when you get to do rewarding work for clients you admire. We developed more than a dozen websites for companies from a leading energy provider to a high-tech SAS developer to local nonprofits. We did ambitious branding projects for economic development agencies and Read More.
“So let the other guys keep dreaming about the future. We’ll be the ones building it.” The truth of the matter is, the roads of a local ad agency and the giant automotive industry seldom converge. True, Access has done a couple local and regional car dealership commercials over the years. And, yeah, I Read More.