Innis Maggiore Takes Its Own Advice, Grows Thanks to Singular Focus

CANTON, Ohio (Jan. 21, 2014) - Innis Maggiore Group, the nation's leading advertising agency in the practice of positioning, begins its 40th year with the announcement of continued growth, expanded capabilities and 12 new clients.

"Innis Maggiore continues to grow because we remain committed to positioning - the marketing principle that a company or brand can stand for only one thing in the mind of its customer," said Dick Maggiore, president and CEO of Innis Maggiore. "This is a strategy we impart to our clients, but we also heed our own advice. By focusing our marketing and advertising offerings around positioning for 40 years, we have grown to become the nation's foremost agency on the subject."

Innis Maggiore's growing stable of clients covers a wide range of industries including healthcare, oil and natural gas, manufacturing, restaurants, medical products, non-profits, technology, education and telecommunications - proving positioning strategy can benefit any business, large or small, in any industry.

New clients added recently are:

  • Aero Communications Inc., of Detroit, Mich., a provider of telecommunications infrastructure service and design.
  • Aultman Orrville of Orrville, a critical access community hospital.
  • Advanced Power of Boston, Mass., a developer of power generation facilities in the United States and Europe.
  • of Atlanta, Ga., the For Sale By Owner online marketplace for the sale of real estate.
  • Gebauer Company, of Cleveland, a manufacturer of topical skin refrigerants used for controlling pain.
  • JOMAC Ltd. of Carrollton, a manufacturer and fabricator of standard and customized aluminum service truck bodies.
  • Kendall House, Inc. KFC of Massillon, a franchisor with 18 KFC and Taco Bell restaurants in Ohio.
  • Ohio Civil Service Employee Association of Columbus, which represents state and local government employees who work in security, regulatory, administrative and other positions.
  • Old Carolina ICHOR of Canton, a franchisor of Old Carolina Barbeque Company, Baja Pizzafish, and Smoke the Burger Joint restaurants.
  • Stark Community Foundation of Canton, a foundation dedicated to enriching Stark County and connecting donors with charitable causes.
  • Stark County District Library of Canton, the ninth largest library system in Ohio.
  • The Village Network of Orrville, an organization specializing in the treatment and care of troubled youth.

Innis Maggiore Group is the nation's leading advertising agency in the practice of positioning, building strong brand positions for companies in competitive markets. The advertising and public relations agency had 2013 capitalized billings of more than $26 million. Key clients include AultCare, Aultman Hospital, Bank of America, Campbell Oil/BellStores,, GOJO Industries, Inc., inventors of PURELL®, Goodyear, GuideStone Financial Resources, Kendall House/KFC, Nickles Bakery, RTI International Metals and Republic Steel. Innis Maggiore is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies and the Public Relations Society of America. The company maintains a website at

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
PR Director
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500
C: 330-501-9886
Email Jim Cyphert

"Positioning is the single most powerful concept in marketing. To stake a position means an organization, product, or service stands for one thing in the minds of prospects."

- Dick Maggiore

"Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make."

- Bill Bernbach



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