MADISON, WI –July 25, 2014—Lindsay, Stone & Briggs, the advertising agency known nationally for its specialty in the commercialization and launch of new brands and new products, won the gold medal for Small Agency of the Year Midwest Region from Ad Age. The leading global source of news and intelligence for the marketing and media community announced LSB’s selection on Thursday, July 24th at the sixth annual Small Agency Conference in Austin, Texas.
Judges selected LSB from the hundreds and hundreds of small agencies (defined as 150 employees or less) who entered the show from across the U.S. Criteria included: thought leadership, business results, unique agency attributes and the effectiveness of the creative solutions in client work. Lindsay, Stone & Briggs’ work considered for this award included campaigns for Briggs & Stratton, The Cider Farm, Marshfield Clinic and TriCalm.
“Considering the caliber of the work being done by so many great small agencies, especially from Chicago to Minneapolis, Cincinnati to Milwaukee, we’re delighted to be recognized as among the best,” said CEO Marsha Lindsay who founded the firm in 1978. “It’s testament to the great clients with whom we collaborate, the dedication of the LSB staff and the energy and creativity we get from being in a city like Madison.”
About Lindsay, Stone & Briggs
Headquartered in Madison, Wis., the agency has a strong heritage in consumer psychology, brand strategy and creativity which it applies to the commercialization and launch of innovations. Clients range from the Fortune 100 to VC infused start ups. LSB is also internationally known for its annual three-day MBA-level Brandworks University®. Referred to as the TED of marketing conferences, each year 350 executives attend from major brands to learn next-generation marketing practices from LSB.
Being named Small Agency of the Year in the Midwest Region is not the first national recognition for the effectiveness and creativity of LSB’s work. Among its other awards are multiple Clio’s, Effie’s, and an O’Toole award (for the quality work across multiple industries). In 2014, along with ESPN, LSB won the 2014 Shorty Award (the Oscars of Social Media) for Best Facebook Contest.
About Advertising Age
Advertising Age is the leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for the marketing and media community. Ongoing coverage of strategic topics like creativity, marketing strategy and data-driven marketing is complemented by breaking news on digital, social media, and more. The 83-year-old media group produces more than 15 original rankings each year, including the 100 Leading National Advertisers and 100 Leading Media Companies lists, the Digital A-List, and the annual Agency Report.