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Ad Age Names Empower a Standout Agency
The Creative Media Agency is the First Cincinnati-Based Company to Make the Magazine’s Agency A-List Award Roster.

CINCINNATI (April 17, 2019) – The Creative Media Agency,  Empower,  celebrated with the best of the best at Ad Age’s A-List Awards Gala in NYC held at Cipriani. Recognized as an Agency A-List Standout, Empower stood out for its record-breaking revenue growth three years in a row, a unique creative-media approach and world-class talent at the helm of the agency’s Cincinnati headquarters and new Chicago office. Read the independent agency’s full profile in Ad Age.

As described by the industry-leading publication, with budget pressures, conservative clients and continually shifting marketing models, it’s harder now than ever for agencies to stand out. But the winners of the Ad Age A-List and Creativity Awards are the big, bold thinkers—the risk takers that are shaping the future of marketing.

“It’s validating to see others take note of the potential I saw in Empower nearly a year ago when I joined as president and chief operating officer,” said Rob FitzGerald. “As we continue to build The Creative Media Agency and bridge the gap between media and message under one roof, we’re empowering clients like Ashley HomeStore, Brooks Running, GNC and PetSmart to perform their best and achieve their business goals.”

About Empower

We are Empower, The Un-Holding Company. Our advantage is simple. Clients first – not shareholders.

From the day we opened our doors in 1985, Empower has challenged the media status quo. Decades later, this hustle manifested into what we call Creative Media.

Recognized by The One Show, as Campaign US’s Agency of the Year, as an Ad Age Agency A-List Standout and as MediaPost’s Media Agency of the Year, our integrated team of experts in Creative, Media, Analytics, and Word-of-Mouth Marketing outperforms expectations.

Some of our biggest fans include Tempur Sealy, Fifth Third Bank, Gorilla Glue, TriHealth, Brooks Running, Jack Link’s, V-Tech, Bush Brothers, Wendy’s, GNC, Famous Footwear, Ashley HomeStore, Rust-Oleum, The Body Shop and PetSmart. 

Empower is headquartered in the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. Our Chicago office is located in the city’s bustling River North neighborhood, just steps from the Merchandise Mart. 

While much has evolved in our 35-year history, we remain independent with plenty of Midwest hustle…

Find us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and online.