Best Branding Agencies in Chicago

Why These Branding Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Branding Agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process


Multiple is a branding agency in Chicago that provides strategic designs to brands, products, and services. It focuses on helping businesses visualize, name, position, market, establish, and grow their organizations by providing brand communication solutions that highlight their strongest and most competitive advantages. The agency offers digital or web design and development, marketing/campaign development, print and packaging, and video and motion graphic services. Multiple's expertise also covers business road mapping, private placement memoranda development, and financial modeling.

845 West Washington Blvd, Fifth Floor

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Rule29 is a Certified B Corporation® branding agency in Chicago that helps businesses clarify and develop their brand, communicate their story, and connect with the right audiences through strategy and design. A varied pool of talent comprises their team and turns possibilities into realities. Rule29 is passionate about research and strategy, brand development, web design and development, as well as digital and social marketing, and the firm has established a diverse clientele over the past 20 years.

501 Hamilton Street
Geneva, IL 60134

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88 Brand Partners

88 Brand Partners is a full-service creative agency based in Chicago with a global focus since 1988. The agency offers strategy, branding, advertising, and digital services, and it creates meaningful connections between brands and their customers to help grow those brands. It starts by identifying the problem and offering multiple solutions instead of focusing on the end result. A small, diverse team offers a range of expertise to help build authentic experiences for businesses in many industries.

Chicago, IL 60605


a5 Branding & Digital

Since 2007, a5 Branding & Digital has helped municipalities, nonprofits, arts organizations, museums, financial institutions, and construction companies in Chicago to tell their stories in a clear, consistent, and compelling way. Its digital consultants use branding, outreach and engagement, advertising, and social media marketing strategies to help enterprises create healthy and sustainable communities. The firm also offers account management, public relations, and digital communication services. a5 Branding & Digital has worked with notable clients such as AIA Chicago, The Faraday Institution, and Tall Tree Investment management.

1 N La Salle St Fl 47
Chicago, IL 60602


Brand Evolution

Brand Evolution is a web design and branding agency that serves businesses in Chicago and across the nation. It is committed to helping clients achieve their online goals through quality designs and marketing services. These include logo design, SEO, social media marketing, content writing, and email marketing. The agency has worked on numerous projects with a broad range of clientele such as Sultan Trans, America Grinding, Advantage Knights, and Profit Management Solutions.

40 DuPage Ct. Ste 111
Elgin, IL 60120


No Limit Agency

No Limit Agency is a content marketing agency located in Chicago that specializes in PR, marketing, and advertising with over ten years of experience. The team of more than 30 focuses on people, storytelling, and measurable results, and it also offers social media, graphic design, and branding services for an integrated campaign. The agency helps companies create engaging, interactive experiences for their customers using an innovative approach. Recognition for No Limit includes The Agency Post's Agency 100 and Inc. 5000.

Chicago, IL 60601


Pivot Design, Inc

Pivot Design is a Chicago, Illinois-based graphic design and business communications agency with a focus on creating brand materials that stand out in a complex market. The woman-owned creative agency uses over 25 years of experience to develop cross-media advertising, comprehensive branding programs, video, marketing, and digital services. A team of over 50 professionals follows a proven process to develop successful solutions for clients. Awards for Pivot Design include Graphis Design Annual, Society of Typographic Arts Award, and Pinnacle Print Awards.

Chicago, IL 60007


Seedhouse, Inc.

Seedhouse is a Chicagoland boutique branding agency with over 15 years in business specializing in naming, brand identity, and packaging design. The small team of self-proclaimed design geeks boasts over 100 years of combined experience, and it focuses on design to create an emotional connection with consumers. It approaches each project as a way to differentiate and tell a story about the brand. Seedhouse belongs to AIGA and the Society of Typographic Arts.

Chicago, IL 60613


Spool Marketing and Communications

Spool Marketing and Communications is a global marketing, advertising, and communications agency built for the 21st century, created to partner with modern day companies, build brands, and grow businesses. The agency puts a Plan > Create > Engage model to work, curating hand selected teams of industry-leading strategists, creatives, brand builders, and communicators based on the client’s unique needs to deliver solutions for growth and engagement. Spool is experienced in brand strategy, influencer engagement, public relations, and more to help companies' fulfill their branding goals.

909 Davis St Ste 500
Evanston, IL 60201


UPRISE Management

UPRISE Management is a marketing services company that caters to the digital advertising needs of clients in Chicago. The agency provides general advertising services such as strategic consulting, talent management, public relations, and content creation. It also handles social media marketing matters aimed at growing the presence of clients through various digital channels. Other services include SEO and SEM processes as well as Instagram and Twitter verification support. UPRISE Management's services have helped brands like Motorola and other companies in the lifestyle, hospitality, and tech industries.

Chicago, IL


Winger Marketing

Winger Marketing is a marketing, public relations, and branding agency located in Chicago. Founded in the mid-'80s by Sherry Winger, the business is now helmed by president and owner Karolyn Raphael, whose experience in PR, marketing, and media exceeds two decades. Winger Marketing works with many small- and medium-sized businesses on branding processes like market research and strategic planning, social media, and graphic design. The PR firm also has strengths in event publicity, advertising strategy, and digital marketing.

180 West Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602


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