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

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


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


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