Chicago is the birthplace of some of the oldest and greatest agencies in advertising history - without whom there would be no Marlboro Man or Pillsbury Dough Boy (we’re looking at you, Leo). It is also home to an incredible variety of younger and more specialized agencies. Equipped with an array of both full-service networks and smaller boutique shops, it’s no surprise that Chicago is our #5 top searched city.
Leo Burnett opened on August 5, 1935 in Chicago, in the midst of the Great Depression, with three clients and eight employees. Leo’s approach — one that brought out the “inherent drama” of brands — would soon revolutionize the industry. And we’re... read more