Branding Is Easy. Transformation Is Hard.

Our collective world has been rocked.

The how and why your customers engage has changed and they are demanding genuine conversations over pretty flattery. Good news, we have never been sweet talkers. And our only influence is SMART.

We are Inspire. We create transformative brands that build authority, empower relationships and embrace authenticity.

We listen before preaching. Think before implementing. Act with intention.

And work damn hard.

What They Say About Us...

  • “We have relied on Inspire to develop literature, point of sale materials, internal websites and all forms of media buying. While remaining a boutique agency they have been able to handle all of our needs, working within the global brand guidelines to create cost-effective materials.
    Inspire has also elevated our knowledge as a team through open communication. Ideas and directions are developed through collaborative discussions, and not one-sided presentations from a traditional agency.
    Our selection of Inspire has also coincided with an increase in our performance within the industry and the Pioneer group.”

    Andrew Murphy, Director of Marketing

    Pioneer Electronics
  • “If you would like a partner lock-step beside you building your brand, your volume and ultimately your market share in your specific business arena then Inspire Advertising is that partner. As the Marketing Director here at IRMS, Inspire has helped me cut my teeth building a business from one location with 4 physicians to nine locations and 8 physicians.
    They have helped us be smarter, nimble marketers and to think far outside the box of what was traditional in medical marketing. They have enabled our campaigns to be measurable and scalable as we’ve grown so significantly in the past decade. With Inspire’s experienced guidance we have been consistent early adopters of new platforms to reach our desired population covering Gen X, Millennials to Gen Z.“

    Cindy Lucus, Director of Marketing,
    The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science

  • “Inspire provides great strategic insight for all our digital, mobile and traditional media campaigns.  Their creative ability to engage our customer has resulted in providing ROI that has surpassed our goals year over year.”

    Terry Smouter , Marketing Manager

    Continental Tire
  • “I’ve utilized Inspire’s marketing services for over 8 years at a variety of companies to support and deliver integrated marketing strategies to drive growth. Cristine brings a wealth of agency marketing experience and solid understanding of the changing marketing environment thus helping me to maximize my marketing budget and ROI at a variety of companies. Her ability to move from strategy to execution is one of the key fundamental reasons our relationship after 8 years continues to flourish. Cristine’s marketing insight is extraordinary, a key ingredient to business growth.”

    Marc Fuentes, Manager, Strategy & Marketing

  • “I was first introduced to Inspire in 2002 when Hankook Tire planned to expand its sales and market share. Hankook Tire then was looking for an agency that is not only capable of working closely with it but also is fast and quick enough in adapting to aggressive marketing strategy that Hankook Tire was pursuing. Inspire’s hard work and their effort in placing Hankook Tire among other leading tire companies paid off and the result was phenomenal. Hankook Tire’s public awareness had increased and so had its sales. Inspire is detail oriented and customer friendly. Their creativeness and execution are true inspiration to many of their clients, including Hankook Tire.”

    Jin Lee, Marketing Manager

    Hankook Tire
  • “I had the pleasure of working with Inspire Advertising and Design, for the better part of 10 years. Through most of my professional career at organizations such as GE Lighting, St. Lawrence Cement, ICI Paints and now Uponor Ltd they have provided to me solutions that consistently exceeded my expectations. Whether it is creative development, media management, event coordination or brand management their team has the expertise to get the initiative completed.As our market changes and fracturing of the traditional marketing mix is occurring it is good to know that you have an agency like Inspire to assist in navigating the market space to build dialogue with your customer audience.”

    Suresh Parmachand,
    Sr. Marketing Manager

    Glidden Paints
  • “Cristine Martin and her team at Inspire Advertising are a pleasure to work with. Cris is an exceptional listener, and remembers your needs and your goals and works with you to create a path forward to reach your company’s success.”

    Melanie Hurley
    Former CEO & President, CARAS, The JUNO Awards, & MusiCounts
    Former CEO, Canada’s Walk of Fame

    The JUNO Awards

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