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

August - 2017

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."

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AE Marketing Group Celebrates 5th Annual Giving Week

December - 2016

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

November - 2016

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

October - 2016

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.

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

July - 2016

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.

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

April - 2016

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.

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

March - 2016

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.

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1871, the Largest Business and Technology Incubator in North America, Names AE Marketing Group a Member Company.

January - 2016

1871 Chicago, the largest business and technology incubator in North America, names AE Marketing Group a Member Company. Membership in Chicago’s premier business tech incubator is another step forward for our rapidly growing company, which in 2015 enjoyed its 20th consecutive quarter of profitability and was named a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business. AE Marketing Group is excited to announce our official move this week into 1871 Chicago, the city’s premier business tech incubator located inside the famed Merchandise Mart.


Branding Magazine Features AE Marketing Group’s Expertise in Non-Profit Branding.

June - 2015

Branding Magazine features AE Marketing Group’s expertise in Non-Profit Branding.
The Branding Round Table host, Chuck Kent, sits down with AE Marketing Group CEO, Brian Walker and UCAN CEO Emeritus Tom Vanden Berk to get a close up look at non-profit branding. They discuss the internal and external benefits to rebranding a 100 year old non-profit like UCAN.

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Goldman Sachs Names AE Marketing Group a 10,000 Small Business

May - 2015

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services. With 33 sites across the United States and United Kingdom, 10,000 Small Businesses has served over 8,000 small business owners.

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