Huntington, W.Va., <January 20, 2016>: Advertising agencies Bulldog Creative Services and Snowball Digital Marketing announced today that a definitive agreement has been reached whereby Bulldog has acquired Snowball. The company will operate as Bulldog Creative Services with locations in Huntington and Beckley, West Virginia.
“Today is a great day for advertising and marketing in our region and our state. We have two West Virginia-based advertising agencies that each bring a wide array of expertise and experience to our customers and communities that are now able to offer an extended level of services to a much larger arena. We’re looking forward to some great new relationships in Beckley and all of Southern West Virginia,” said Chris Michael, CEO of Bulldog Creative.
The combined agencies will operate as Bulldog Creative, and both agencies are expected to continue normal operations. Team members from both operations will continue their efforts and the plan will be to add more full-time positions to both locations within the next twelve months. Both locations will offer a wide scope of services including:
"The goal in any partnership should be to strengthen the business to better serve customers and the community. Beckley lacks the presence of a true full service ad and web agency like Bulldog. With their solid reputation and track record in the Huntington region, they make an excellent strategic and cultural fit for Snowball and Southern West Virginia going forward,” said Elmer Coppoolse, Principal of Snowball.
Both agencies commenced operations in 1999 and have experienced significant growth since that time. The various professional services offered by both provide strong results for clients across a multitude of industries, numerous U.S. and international locations and within consumer, industrial and corporate settings.
“We’re excited. This merger allows us to combine the talents of some very strong individuals and bring those talents to our clients. We’ve always believed it’s our job to put our clients and their success out front with outstanding work in advertising and marketing. This merger will broaden our ability to do so,” said Ashleigh Graham-Smith, Director of Client Services at Bulldog.
Advertising agency Bulldog Creative Services is a West Virginia company headquartered in Huntington, WV. Since inception in 1999, Bulldog has been recognized nationally and internationally with such honors as the Addys, Tellys, Graphic Design USA, Graphic Design USA Web and Packaging Awards and others. Bulldog has a long history of community support and involvement. Bulldog is unique in the advertising industry in that they provide a complete gamut of services from in-house departments, rarely sub-contracting any services outside. You can learn more about the company at www.bulldogcreative.com.
Digital marketing and web management agency Snowball Digital Marketing has been specialized in bringing businesses online since 1999. Through innovative brand development, in-house design and web development along with full-cycle digital marketing services, Snowball has been a leader in the advertising industry for some time. Led by international business leader and entrepreneur Elmer Coppoolse, Snowball has provided industry-leading developments to clients from a local level to those across the globe. Learn more about Snowball at www.snowball-web.com.