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AE Marketing Group Posts Record Revenue in 2017

AE Marketing Group posted record revenue in 2017, far out-performing industry peers and landing on the coveted Inc. 5000 List for the second consecutive year.

Bootstrapping in America Features AE Marketing Group CEO Brian Walker

TastyTrade’s Bootstrapping in America features the hottest entrepreneurs in Chicago and beyond. Recently. AE Marketing Group CEO Brian Walker sat down for an interview with TastyTrade Co-CEO, Kristi Ross, and TastyTrade Live Host Tony Battista.

AE Announces its 7th Annual Giving Week

AE Marketing Group Supports Those in Need This Giving Week It’s Giving Week at AE Marketing Group. This holiday season, the AE team is helping support charities that mean something to them. These charities include The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, MidWest Labrador Retriever Rescue, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Cancer Society-Relay for Life, and The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.

AE Marketing Group Leads a Co-Creation Lab for Veterans Day with Rumi Spice and 1871

AE Marketing Group Leads Co-Creation Lab for Rumi Spice On Veterans Day 2017, AE Marketing Group led a co-creation lab to bring together top marketers in 1871 to help the veteran-led, CPG startup, Rumi Spice.

AE Marketing Launches Season 3 of the Brand Lab Series™ Podcast with Simple Mills’ CEO, Katlin Smith

AE Marketing Group Launches Season 3 of the Brand Lab Series™ Podcast This past October, season 3 of the Brand Lab Series™ podcast kicked-off with Simple Mills’ CEO, Katlin Smith, on branding in the clean-ingredient, natural food category.

Inc. Magazine Again Names AE Marketing Group to The Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – The Inc. 5000

For the second year in a row, AE Marketing Group has been named one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies - The Inc. 5000. “AE Marketing Group’s repeat honor truly puts them in rarefied company,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows."

Innovation Learning Network Features Network Health and AE Marketing Group Employee Documentary Storytelling Campaign.

Network Health Chief Administrative Officer, Penny Ransom, and AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker, shared the story behind the largest employee documentary campaign in health care at Storytelling 2.0. The conference, sponsored by Salesforce and Northwestern Medicine featured the most innovative brands in health care.

Leading the Conversation with Branding Magazine’s Chuck Kent Features The Brand Lab Series™ for Thought Leadership

“Our industry is full of white noise and too many people all saying the same thing.” Brandingmag Contributing Editor and Leading the Conversation’s Chuck Kent came to 1871 Chicago to sit down 1-1 with CEO Brian Walker. Chuck asks Brian why he created the Brand Lab Series™, its rapid growth, and high-profile guests.

Forbes Video Series Features AE Marketing Group CEO Brian Walker Expertise on Co-Creation

Rather than using legacy research tactics such as focus groups, market research and opinion surveys to identify brand opportunities, CEO Brian Walker explains to Forbes how co-creation leads to better products, services and experiences, by giving customers a seat at the design table.

Goldman Sachs and Mayor Rahm Emanuel Invite AE Marketing Group to Round Table Discussion of Chicago Business Leaders

A group of twelve entrepreneurs and Chicago business leaders came together for a round table economic discussion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The event sponsored by Goldman Sachs featured AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker. Walker and Emanuel discussed the Goldman Sachs 10KSB Program, AE Marketing Group's rapid growth and the Brand Lab Series™ Podcast at 1871.

AE Marketing Group CEO Brian Walker Addresses Chicago Business Owners on Entrepreneurship

Inc. 5000 Entrepreneur and AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker addressed Chicago business owners at a Goldman Sachs event at the City Colleges of Chicago. Walker highlighted the rapid growth of AE Marketing Group as well as his own journey as a founder and entrepreneur.

AE Marketing Group Celebrates 5th Annual Giving Week

AE Marketing Group is on their 5th Annual Giving Week. Since 2011, AE Marketing Group staff has supported 29 local, national, and global non-profits, charities and community events with time, talent and/or financial contributions.  Our efficiency enables us to give a portion of our profits or time back to the community. It’s key to our mission and it’s pretty awesome.

AE Marketing Group CEO Brian Walker Presents on Co-Creation at 2016 Health Plan Alliance Conference in Miami

AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker, presented to the Health Plan Alliance Conference in Miami, Florida.  The national conference of health care executives focused on improving customer experience with health plans.  Walker shared his insight on using co-creation to improve product and experience design with customers and non-customers.  He was joined by Network Health Chief Administrative Officer, Penny Ransom to share her brands journey in co-creation.

AE Marketing Group Launches Made.Me Storytelling Movement Featuring the American Spirit

AE Marketing Group’s latest documentary campaign Made.me tells the human stories of why people work and how their work brings purpose. For many, work is about redemption. Marshawn found the grace of yoga in prison and faced difficult odds when freed. He started a business and teaches yoga in one of the worst neighborhoods in the country.

Inc. Magazine Names AE Marketing Group to the 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – The Inc. 5000

The Inc. 5000 is the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and in 2016 it was the most competitive crop in the list’s history.  Only 94 companies in Chicago made the Inc. 5000 2016 list.

AE Marketing Group Launches the Largest Employee Documentary Campaign in Health Care

AE Marketing Group followed 19 Network Health employees as part of the largest employee documentary video campaign in health care history. And they didn’t script a thing. They just asked questions: not about work, but about life. When telling the personal stories of Network Health employees, viewers will notice there’s no phone number. There’s no call to action. No kitschy slogan. It’s just the story. And that's how you humanize a brand.

AdvisorTV Features AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker and his Startup Journey as an Entrepreneur

Passion is the greatest catalyst for change in startups and enterprise. Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs are visionaries motivated by progress and AdvisorTV’s mission is to fuel their passion. In Episode 10, AdvisorTV features AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker.

AE Marketing Group Launches the Brand Lab Series™, a Media Platform to Connect Today’s Most Innovative Executives and Entrepreneurs.

AE Marketing Group launches the Brand Lab Series™, a media platform to connect and share insight with today’s most innovative executives and entrepreneurs. The Brand Lab Series™ includes podcasts, videos, and journalism features with some of today’s most insightful executives and entrepreneurs to share their advice and help your business.

WGN Radio Talks with AE Marketing Group CEO on Brand and Customer Experience

It’s said that life can come down to just a few moments – for entrepreneurs, WGN Radio calls it a “Turning Point.” Each week they bring in some of Chicago’s most successful entrepreneurs to share the moments that changed their business lives. This week WGN features branding expert and AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker.

American Marketing Association Marketing Slam features AE Marketing Group on the Power of Co-Creation.

A special American Marketing Association’s ChicagoAMA Evening with the Experts “5 Overlooked Keys to Unlocking Engagement.” Our speakers 10-minute presentations uncover five different perspectives, techniques, and opportunities for enhancing customer engagement that others may not be aware of, or not sufficiently understand.