Advertising Age Ranks Innis Maggiore Group Fastest-Growing Agency in Northeastern Ohio For Third Straight Year

CANFIELD, Ohio (June 14, 2004) -- New statistics published by Advertising Age indicate Innis Maggiore Group, an advertising and public relations firm with offices in Canton and Youngstown, is the fastest-growing agency in northeastern Ohio for the third straight year.

Advertising Age, the industry's leading weekly, published its annual ranking of ad agencies in April. The four-page listing reports that Innis Maggiore's 2003 revenue, as compared to 2002, was up 23.3 percent, a growth rate higher than all of the other northeastern Ohio agencies listed.

In terms of size, Innis Maggiore ranked 286th in the nation, based on 2003 figures, compared to 306th in 2002, and 349th in 2001.

"We enjoyed an excellent year in 2003 as we maintained our strategy-first approach to helping our clients grow," said Dick Maggiore, president and chief executive officer. "During a difficult time for our economy, we have been blessed by dedicated clients and associates who are passionate about their work."

Last year marked the sixth year of strong growth at Innis Maggiore. The agency's billings nearly quintupled in size between 1997 and 2003, a period in which many agencies have downsized or struggled to maintain their size.

Innis Maggiore Group is an advertising and public relations firm with more than 50 associates at offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio. Key clients include Aultman Health Foundation, England Custom Furniture Direct, NEOUCOM, Nickles Bakery, Parker Hannifin, Progressive Foam Technologies, Republic Engineered Products and Smithers-Oasis Co. Innis Maggiore is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Direct Marketing Association, the National Investor Relations Institute and the Public Relations Society of America. 

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
Director of Public Relations
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500