Olson

Olson

Minneapolis, United States

Full Service

Basic Info

Core Competencies: Full Service, Digital, Marketing/Creative Services, Public Relations, Media Buying/Planning, Corporate Communication, Branding/Product Development, Strategy and Planning, Healthcare, Beauty, Fashion, Luxury Goods, Travel and Tourism, Consumer, Teens/College, Women

Founded in: 1992

Employees: 300

Awards: 301

Creative Work: 47

Clients: 30


Contact Information

420 North 5th Street Suite 1000
Minneapolis Minnesota 55401
United States
Phone: (+1) 612 215-9800
Email:
Website:
Core Competencies: Full Service, Digital, Marketing/Creative Services, Public Relations, Media Buying/Planning, Corporate Communication, Branding/Product Development, Strategy and Planning, Healthcare, Beauty, Fashion, Luxury Goods, Travel and Tourism, Consumer, Teens/College, Women

Founded in: 1992

Employees: 300

Awards: 301

Creative Work: 47

Clients: 30

Olson

420 North 5th Street Suite 1000
Minneapolis Minnesota 55401
United States
Phone: (+1) 612 215-9800
Email:
Website:

About the agency Olson

Olson, an ICF International Company, is a forward-leaning creative agency that applies the industry’s most sophisticated marketing tools to a very simple yet very powerful operating philosophy: Think Like People℠. From our deep commitment to anthropology and analytics, which we call Anthrolytics℠, to our experience-driven approach to strategic and creative thinking across every platform, we believe that when you think like the people you're trying to connect with, business success will surely follow. We’re 300+ people strong, with offices in Minneapolis, Chicago, New York and Toronto, and serve a broad range of marketing partners including Bauer, BISSELL, McDonald’s, Hisense, higi, Supercuts, California Lottery, Belize Tourism, Aurora Health Care, Commerce Bank, and Discover Boating. For more information, visit olson.com, join us at facebook.com/Olsonagency and follow us on Twitter at @Olsonagency.

Languages

English

Philosophy & Competitive Advantages

We like to say, “we’re not marketers, we’re people who work in marketing.” It reminds us to look up from the data and technology and marketing speak, and answer the only questions that really matter: What are people doing? What do people want? Why would people care? Through Olson Anthrolytics℠, we combine rigorous analytics with good old fashioned sneakers-on-the-ground research for a real world, first person understanding of the people we’re talking to. It allows us to bring a people-first perspective to our clients’ business. Our purpose-built agency model, also ensures that we have broad and deep experience across the marketing spectrum to ensure that we connect with people where and how it makes the most sense for any given brand…whether that is advertising and design, PR and social media or loyalty and CRM, all with a deep digital core. We never forget that people are increasingly skeptical of marketers, so rather than interrupting their lives and conversations, we look for ways to join the conversation, and add to it in a meaningful way. Finally, we are driven by outcomes—not outputs. We have driven $875MM in incremental revenue for a global toy retailer, the best quarter in history for a global vacuum manufacturer and even increased the GDP of a nation. Our clients feel this difference, and have recognized us with a world-class Net Promoter Score of 58 (on a scale where 0 is Average and 50 and up is considered World Class). 

Network Description

A division of ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI), ICF Olson is a full-service marketing-services agency purpose-built for the new realities facing clients. With more than 800 employees across 14 cities in the U.S., Canada and India, ICF Olson is one of the world’s top 50 agency companies by revenue. It boasts uniquely broad and deep expertise across the entire spectrum of marketing services, having been recognized as a “leader” in loyalty and CRM by Forrester Research, Public Relations Agency of the Year by PR Week and Adobe Marketing Cloud’s North American Partner of the Year. ICF Olson’s individual brand campaigns have won 30 Effie Awards, the marketing industry’s highest accolade for effective marketing. For more information, visit www.icfolson.com. 

Featured Work

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Clients

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Brand: Amtrak

Category: Airlines, Airports, Railways, Bus Lines, Ferries & Cruises

Brand: Aurora Health Care

Category: Health & Pharmaceutical Products

Brand: BAUER

Category: Culture, Leisure & Sport

Brand: Baylor College of Medicine

Category: Institutional/Public Interest/Non-Profit Org.

Brand: BELIZE TOURISM BUREAU

Category: Institutional/Public Interest/Non-Profit Org.

Brand: BISSELL

Category: Household Products & Maintenance

Trade Organizations

American Advertising Federation (AAF)