Best Branding Agencies in Minneapolis

Why These Branding Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Minneapolis 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


Adventure™ is a branding agency with three locations in Minnesota (Minneapolis, St. Cloud, and Brainerd). The agency was founded in 2005 and believes in working with companies to make sure they are operating as an 'active brand.' Some of the services offered by Adventure™ include brand development and strategy, product development and design, marketing and advertising strategies, experiential marketing, and public relations. Adventure™ has worked with prominent national and regional clients including Explore Minnesota, Hatteras Yachts, Vasque Footwear, Old Town Canoe, Park Tool, Sun Communities, Cambria, National Loon Foundation and Schell’s Brewing.

Minneapolis, MN 55401


Black: A Retail Brand Agency

Black is a branding agency in Minneapolis that specializes in retail clients. With over 30 years of experience, Black has had thousands of projects and worked with more than 200 clients. Black provides its clients with a full range of services, including research and brand strategy, creative development, advertising, and innovative marketing. Some of the major brands Black has worked with include Starbucks, Sony, Disney, Nickelodeon, FedEx, and Levi's.

Minneapolis, MN 55401



Brandography is a Minneapolis full-service brand and digital marketing agency. With over 11 years of experience, Brandography offers comprehensive marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses. Some of the services offered by Brandography include web design and development, email marketing, SEO and SEM, eCommerce, photography, videography, app development, and brand identity development. Brandography has been the recipient of several awards including the YPro-Advocate of the Year (Small Business/Organization) from the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC) in 2017.

Minneapolis, MN 55404


Carmichael Lynch

Carmichael Lynch is a creative and branding agency located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Established in 1962, Carmichael Lynch boasts a motto of giving its clients "the unfair ideas that give them an unfair advantage." Carmichael Lynch is a full-service agency that offers its clients account management, brand planning, creative development, integrated production, media planning and purchasing, marketing analytics, social media, and public relations. Over the years, the agency has worked with many large brands, including Subaru, the US Bank, and Conoco.

110 North Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Cue is a brand design agency in Minneapolis. The agency was founded in 2004 and believes brand design should be a problem-solving collaboration that truly understands the core of a client's brand identity. Cue offers services in brand strategy and identity, web design, print design, brand naming, package design, brand launch, and environmental design. Over the years, Cue has worked with nationally and internationally recognized brands such as El Jimador, Jack Daniels, Caribou Coffee, and Sonos.

Minneapolis, MN 55402



DreamBig Creative is an award-winning, full-service creative agency in Minneapolis. The agency was founded in 2006 and specializes in branding, print design, web design, and infographics. DreamBig Creative was awarded the Silver in the Graphics Logo/Letterhead Award and featured in LogoLounge volume 9. DreamBig has experience working with a wide range of clients, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, including Medtronic, Fireball, Jack Links, Boston Scientific, LG, UnitedHealthcare, Charmin, Mayo Clinic, Cargill, 3M, Embassy Suites and Hilton.

Minneapolis, MN 55369



e10 is a Minneapolis branding agency that focuses on brand engagement. With over 30 years of experience in marketing, e10 brings technology and creativity together to solve client problems. Some of the services offered by e10 include website design and development, app development, brand strategy, social media, event marketing, video and animation, and market research. Over the years, e10 has worked with nationally recognized brand names like Coca-Cola, Kodak, The Salvation Army, and HGTV.

Minneapolis, MN 55401


Elemental Studio

Elemental Studio is a Minneapolis-based design development firm that serves clients ranging from start-ups to enterprise-level companies. It focuses on building brands through strategic UI/UX design solutions. The agency prioritizes client collaboration to create custom designs and interfaces that enhance the user experience, spark engagement, and boost brand awareness. Elemental Studio also handles in-store designs, website development, and social media support. It works with businesses and organizations such as Seeds of Change, The Wildling, and The Innovare Group.

1450 Van Buren St NE #210
Minneapolis, MN 55413


Kazoo Branding, Inc.

Kazoo Branding is a branding agency in Minneapolis that specializes in creating 'buzz' for their clients' brands. Established in 1999, Kazoo Branding focuses on helping clients tell their brand's story. The agency offers services in branding development, advertising, logo design, marketing research, strategic planning, web design, photography, and animation. Kazoo Branding is proud to work with local businesses. Past clients have included the Minneapolis Police Department, the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota Eye Consultants.

Minneapolis, MN 55414


Parqa Marketing

Parqa Marketing is a digital marketing and branding agency located in Minneapolis. Established in 2013, the agency focuses on demand generation to help its clients grow their businesses. Parqa Marketing drives web traffic and increases conversion rates for clients by offering services in SEO, PPC, social media marketing, inbound marketing, content creation, marketing automation, and web analytics. Testimonials from Parqa Marketing clients praise the agency for the drastic increases in leads they experienced after hiring the agency.

Minneapolis, MN 55426



Pollywog is a branding agency that has been serving the Minneapolis metro for over 25 years. The agency makes effective brand names by studying how the brain remembers and treats branding as a valuable asset to every company. Pollywog caters to both start-up businesses and long-time entrepreneurs who want to have their enterprise rebranded. The agency also provides domain name consultation, trademark screening, and global language and culture checks. The agency creates brand stories, taglines, and descriptor lines.

3075 119th St. W.
Faribault, MN 55021



REPLACE is a creative agency in Minneapolis. The agency first opened in 1996 as a boutique graphic design company and has grown to a full-service creative agency. REPLACE covers all the creative needs a client may have including brand strategy, identity development, copywriting, print content creation, package design, website design, UI and UX, illustration, animation, and art direction. REPLACE clients praise their customer service. Andrew Ximmern from Celebrity Chef says he feels REPLACE is an integral part of his business.

Minneapolis, MN 55417



SCHERMER is a Minneapolis creative agency that focuses on B2B clients. Founded in 1997, the agency is a member of the Marketing and Advertising Global Network MAGNET, giving it partnerships with over 40 agencies internationally. SCHERMER offers its B2B clients services in branding, research and analytics, digital and content marketing, and UX and UI. In 2017, the agency was recognized with the Top B2B Marketing Agency Award and was a 2017 Business Marketing Agency of the Year finalist from ANA.

Minneapolis, MN 55403



StoneArch is a full-service marketing agency in Minneapolis. The agency has more than 35 years of experience in storytelling and content creation for clients in the health industry, and offers services in brand strategy, creative strategy, content development, meetings and digital marketing campaigns. Over the years, StoneArch has managed over 150 health marketing campaigns, and strives to bring life to health marketing by helping people make health-related decisions with clarity and conviction. In 2017, StoneArch was named Agency of the Year by Ad Age and Modern Healthcare.

Minneapolis, MN 55401


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