Advertising Across the World: Africa

How do we advertise in new lands? What does it take to make sharp and successful campaigns for towns whose name you don't know how to pronounce yet? Welcome to GVSU Advertising Club’s new blog series, Advertising Around The World, where we take a look at advertising and marketing in different parts of the globe!... Continue Reading →

Enter the 2021 Addy Awards!

Do you want to step up your game? Put your advertising skills to the test? Prepare yourself for an internship or your first job? Then consider entering the Addy's! The American Advertising Awards, also known as Addy's, is an annual nation wide advertising competition dedicated to acknowledging various creations in the advertising industry. They have... Continue Reading →

Ad Club – A Year In Review

We had an absolute blast here at Ad Club this past semester, with having guest from all over the world join us and engage in a discussion about the industry. We all learned valuable advice, networked, and just had fun! This has been one of the most important times for advertising, so we were so... Continue Reading →

Derek Walker joins us, sneak peek.

This Thursday we will have the pleasure to hear from Derek Walker, founder of Brown and Browner. Derek is going to be talking about the ad industry, it's history, and it's future. In this blog we're going to learn a little more about Derek and get an idea of what he'll be discussing this Thursday.... Continue Reading →

Agency Overviews – FreshWater Digital

By Rachel Cramer Life changes fast, and so should your signage. Companies are always updating their signs, billboards, tags, in store posters, brand, ads and customer interaction methods. In today's world trends can change in a day's time, and the consumers needs and wants along with them. But how fast can you take down and... Continue Reading →

Agency Overview – LEAD Marketing

By Micah Hill LEAD Marketing This week we shift the spotlight to LEAD Marketing, a Grand Rapids-based full service marketing agency, featuring a short email interview with LEAD’s Social Media Manager Morgan Shaffer. Morgan graduated from GVSU with Bachelors in Communications Studies and Advertising + Public Relations. She has been with LEAD for a year... Continue Reading →

Agency Overview – Blue Flame Thinking

Written by Jessica Prestigiacomo Following LaFleur Marketing, our next stop is Blue Flame Thinking! Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Blue Flame Thinking is a marketing agency that “helps financial and manufacturing brands in the B2B2C space solve their toughest marketing problems” (BFT, 2020). This agency uses integrated marketing and traditional marketing services to help effectively... Continue Reading →

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