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KMK Media Produces Video for Sterling Park District’s New Fitness Center

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KMK Media Group completed a video showcasing the Sterling Park District’s new 35,000 square-foot Westwood Fitness & Sports Center, the Sauk Valley area’s largest fitness facility.

The new workout building houses training equipment, free weights, a cardio theatre, aerobics and CrossFit classes, a kids’ gym and playground, juice bar, NBA-size basketball courts, volleyball courts, pickleball and racquetball courts, batting cages, golf net, and indoor soccer and football fields.

You can view the video at https://kmkmedia.com/portfolio/tv-video/230-sterling-video.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, online marketing, video production, graphic design, public relations, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Designs Annual Report for The Workforce Connection

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The Workforce Connection, a government-funded organization that helps employers find skilled workers and coordinates training services, hired KMK Media to produce and design a multi-page annual report.

The report shared the organization’s board and committee structure and detailed the amount of training it provided to area job-seekers and employer success stories during the past year. KMK also created a two-page organizational summary. You can view the report at: http://theworkforceconnection.org/.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, online marketing, video production, graphic design, public relations, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Hired by Four Manufacturing Companies

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Four manufacturing firms hired KMK Media Group to develop new websites and provide related marketing services for their companies. Those companies include Dial Machine in Rockford; Rock Valley Oil & Chemical Company in Loves Park; Swebco Manufacturing in Machesney Park; and Vibration Analysts in Utah.

Dial Machine is a large precision shop that makes products for U.S. companies including government, military, nuclear science, mining, oil and gas.

Rock Valley Oil & Chemical manufactures calibration and stamping fluids while also providing recycling of used oils.

Swebco Manufacturing makes close precision machined parts made out of high temperature alloys.

Vibration Analysts provides accurate analysis of component vibration issues and works with companies in nuclear, mining, chemical, oil, machining and healthcare industries.

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KMK Media Wins Communicator Award for Bank Ads

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KMK Media Group won a Communicator Award of Distinction for its design of agriculture-focused print ads for Holcomb Bank, headquartered in Rochelle, Illinois.

Holcomb Bank was established in 1892 and is a community bank serving the greater Ogle County region out of four locations. KMK began working with the bank three years ago, developing its new corporate identity and collateral, handling the bank’s social media and print advertising creative work.

The Communicator Awards recognizes excellent creative work internationally, receiving more than 6,000 entries from agencies and companies around the world. KMK earned Communicator Awards in the past for its creative work for the Rockford Public Schools and for United Way of Rock River Valley.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Hired to Handle External Communications for Oregon School District

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, was hired by the Oregon Community Unit School District in Ogle County to handle its public relations and external communications. This is the 7th consecutive year the district has hired KMK to tell the story of the district, ranging from student and alumni successes, to innovative new programs, customized teacher training and financial sustainability. KMK also created the district’s website, social media and marketing materials.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Launches Convenience Chain Websites in Tennessee

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KMK Media Group recently launched websites for two convenience store chains in Tennessee to support their customer loyalty programs.

KMK worked with the Zoomerz and Rocky Top brand stores who jointly have 50 locations across Tennessee. KMK worked with their corporate marketing department to develop a variety of web-based solutions to support their loyalty promotional programs for convenience retail customers.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Hires Tanja Jackson

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KMK Media Group hired Tanja Jackson as a graphic designer. Jackson will create a variety of collateral, web, digital and branding materials for KMK Media Group’s clients, ranging from government to healthcare, service to education and manufacturing sectors.

Jackson moved to Rockford from a creative position in St. Louis and has also worked as a graphic designer for a civil engineering firm and a printing and design firm in Milwaukee. She graduated from Concordia University and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and is experienced in a variety of print and digital design platforms.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Designs Marketing for Meridian School District

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KMK Media Group developed new marketing collateral for the Meridian School District in Stillman Valley, using infographics, text and photos to communicate the district’s academic and programming strengths to families looking to relocate to the district.

The collateral can also be used for regional economic development and digital use.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Wins International Telly Award for TV Commercials

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KMK Media Group won a silver Telly award for its production of a series of TV commercials for Pearson, the regional heating/cooling/plumbing/pest control company. The commercials featured actual Pearson service technicians sharing stories about some of their favorite customer experiences. View the TV spots here.

This is the 40th year the Telly Awards have been given out, honoring excellence in video production and showcasing the best work created for television and digital screens worldwide. Judges from creative organizations worldwide including NBC Universal, Conde Nast Entertainment, The New York Times, and Inc. Magazine evaluated more than 12,000 video entries.

Pearson first hired KMK for marketing services in 2006. KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing.

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KMK Media Creates Updated Brand, Website, and Collateral for Financial Advisory Firm

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KMK Media Group developed new collateral, website and updated brand for Heritage Way Advisors, a fee-only retirement planning and wealth management firm serving clients across the United States.

The mobile-enabled website highlights the firm’s financial niche and expertise, its advisors, its unique investment approach and offers client portal access. https://www.heritagewayadvisors.com/

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Creates New Brand and Website for Rockford Urological

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KMK Media Group developed a new brand and website for Rockford Urological, an independent urological practice serving Northern Illinois. The website highlights the medical group’s expert robotic surgery, fertility assistance, cancer treatment and bladder care. http://rockfordurological.com/

KMK has worked with the practice for nearly ten years.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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KMK Media Creates New Brand, Website, Collateral for Rockford Woman’s Club

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Rockford Woman’s Club hired KMK Media Group to redesign its marketing materials including creation of a new logo, website, brochures and print ad to promote the organization’s community-focused and philanthropic member club. http://www.rockfordwomansclub.com/

The marketing materials also highlight the organization’s 100-year-old historic building, featuring banquet rooms for hosting community events and an 800-seat theatre. KMK has worked with the Woman’s Club for more than 15 years.

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing.

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KMK Media Creates Social Media Videos for Illinois Bank & Trust

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Illinois Bank & Trust hired KMK Media Group to produce a series of videos showcasing the uniqueness of the bank’s clients and the customized support the bank provides to help those clients flourish and grow.

The short videos are posted to the bank’s Facebook page and used for other marketing and informational purposes. View the videos at: https://www.facebook.com/illinoisbankandtrust/videos/354975501799213/

“Illinois Bank & Trust works with such a wide variety of customers, from healthcare to manufacturing to service industries,” said KMK Media Group CEO Pam Maher. “These videos show the partnership between the bank and its customers to accomplish aggressive goals—it’s inspiring.”

KMK Media Group is a 20-year-old marketing communications firm specializing in web site development, video production, graphic design, public relations, media buying, advertising campaigns and social media marketing. www.kmkmedia.com.

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Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Hires KMK Media for PR and Marketing

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The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau hired KMK Media Group to assist with public relations, social media and marketing efforts while their associate director of marketing is on maternity leave.

KMK will assist the RACVB with promotional efforts related to regional tourism initiatives, working collaboratively with many local organizations to help promote the Rockford region.

“We are proud supporters of Rockford and all it has to offer, choosing to invest and locate our business in downtown Rockford,” said KMK Media Group CEO Pam Maher. “We live in the region and many of our team members grew up in the stateline so we have a vested interest in helping the RACVB positively promote Rockford.”

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KMK Media Group Promotes Lori Wallace

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, announced the promotion of Lori Wallace to Project Manager. Wallace will be responsible for the internal project process flow in taking work from start to completion for KMK Media’s more than 100 active clients.

Wallace joined KMK Media in 2006, handling a variety of marketing and process roles within the company including media buying, social media management and customer support.

Wallace serves on the board of the Rock River Valley Food Pantry, previously chaired the Northern Illinois Advertising Federation ADDY awards and will soon graduate from the Rockford Chamber’s Leadership Rockford program. She is a Rockford native.

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KMK Develops Website for Stepping Stones

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, launched a website for Stepping Stones of Rockford, a non-profit serving those with mental illness in the community. The organization is celebrating 50 years providing mental health resources in Rockford.

The new website, https://steppingstonesrockford.org, explains available mental health services and housing resources in the Rockford area, allows web visitors to make online donations and incorporates timely blogs. The site also allows web visitors to track the location of “kindness stones” they find around Rockford, placed by Stepping Stones to celebrate its 50th anniversary and raise awareness of mental illness in the community.

Stepping Stones of Rockford is located on North Main Street in Rockford and serves more than 160 clients per year with varying levels of support ranging from counseling to residential services.

“Stepping Stones is an asset to our region, providing dozens of people each year with the support they need to maintain jobs and lead productive lives while living with mental illness,” said KMK CEO Pam Maher. “It is a pleasure to help promote what they do.”

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KMK Media Develops Marketing for New Medical Device

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KMK Media Group, a Rockford based marketing communications firm, developed and launched a new website and related marketing materials for a simple, yet innovative medical device called the E-Z Catch System, used for urine collection in laboratories and physician offices: see http://ezcatchsystem.com/.

The new invention is the brainchild of longtime Rockford physician, Dr. Charles Washington. Dr. Washington developed the concept and prototype, refined it and had it manufactured by a local company. He is now marketing and selling the device online and to labs and medical practices.

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Synergy Production Group Hires KMK Media for PR

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Synergy Production Group, a downtown Rockford firm that provides large-scale event coordination, hired KMK Media Group to assist with public relations efforts for three large events happening in the Rockford region over the next six months.

The events include Empowering Athletes for Life at the UW Sports Factory in April, the 1st Annual Vibe Expo at the Rockford Rivets Stadium in May and the 3rd annual Rockford Battle at the Rivets Stadium in July benefitting community non-profits. Synergy Production group is owned by Ray Richmond.

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KMK Media Launches New Website for Boylan

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KMK Media Group developed and launched a new website for Boylan Catholic High School, https://www.boylan.org/.

The website contains special sections for parents, students and alumni plus information for prospective families. Web visitors can find out more about Boylan’s award-winning athletics and arts offerings plus its rigorous and customized curriculum.

KMK currently partners with Boylan’s in-house marketing professional to create communication and marketing tools to most effectively reach Boylan’s target audiences.

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Pearson Hires KMK Media Group as Advertising Agency of Record for 10th Year

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Pearson, the Rockford business providing residential plumbing, heating, air conditioning and pest control services, hired KMK Media Group as its advertising agency of record for the tenth consecutive year.

The two companies have completed an extensive amount of work together during the past decade, including a new brand identity, new website, jingle, social media, television and radio commercials, print advertisements, public relations, digital marketing and various types of collateral.

KMK currently partners with Pearson’s in-house marketing professional to continue creating communication and marketing tools to most effectively reach Pearson’s target audiences.

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Who We Are?

KMK Media Group is a full-service communications firm focused on helping businesses succeed through consistent creative, message and tone.

What We Do

Our services include award-winning design, web development, social media management, video production, public relations, ad campaigns and more!

Where to find us?

Address
716 North Church Street
Rockford, Illinois 61103
Phone Number
815-399-2805
Email Address
info@kmkmedia.com