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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored advertising agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best advertising agencies in Rochester, NY.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Antithesis Advertising

Antithesis is a full-service advertising agency in Rochester. The firm embraces the “less process, more collaboration” philosophy, and its clients include the YWCA, Rochester Education Foundation, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Wilmot Cancer Center, and New York Golf Trail. Antithesis teamed up with the Ad Council of Greater Rochester on the campaign to recognize caregivers of Alzheimer's sufferers, and it shared the honor of winning the 2015 Gold Award by the National Mature Media Awards for this initiative.

Rochester, NY(585) 232-7740


Bush Communications

Bush Communications is an advertising agency in Pittsford that designs and executes savvy strategies for organizations of any size. The firm handles branding and print advertising, and it also deals with web development, digital marketing, and reputation management. Bush Communications' clients include The Harley School, Flexitallic Group, Eye Candy Clothing, Paychex, and GNR, and it has promoted brands like the Relia-Vote™ democracy software by Pitney Bowes.

Pittsford, NY(585) 244-0270


C. Garbin & Associates

C. Garbin & Associates is a full-service advertising and marketing firm in Rochester that helps start-ups become multimillion-dollar companies and failing businesses become sustainably profitable at last. The agency opened in 1993 and has since delivered successful print, radio, television, and internet campaigns. C. Garbin also handles jingle composition and public relations, and its clients include Sanako, The Garden Factory, Video Inspection Services, and Bob Johnson Chevrolet, the nation's #1 volume Chevy retailer. The firm is responsible for the Erie County “Do Your Part and Recycle” campaign jingle.

Rochester, NY(585) 232-1430


Clark CSM Marketing Communications

Clark CSM Marketing Communications is a boutique advertising agency in Pittsford that commits to making the difference for the client's brand and business. The firm serves start-ups and large establishments, and it has promoted brands like Xerox, Bausch + Lomb, Lollypop Farm, Bristol Mountain, Bristol Harbour, and Record Archive. Clark CSM has also provided branding services for the Genesee County government, Arts at the Gardens, and the Rescue Pit movement.

Pittsford, NY(585) 264-1490


Cognitive Brands

Cognitive Brands is an advertising agency in Rochester that deals with campaign development and communications. The firm's long list of clients includes academic institutions like the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the State University of New York, non-profits like the Rochester Area Community Foundation, and local government establishments like the City of Rochester and the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency. Cognitive Brands also handles admissions recruitment marketing, and one of the services in this area is identity building.

Rochester, NY(585) 244-4140


Cook Communications

Cook Communications is an advertising agency in Rochester that pledges to connect businesses with their target consumer base. The firm offers marketing communications and public relations services, and it also provides political consulting around New York State. Some of Cook Communications' clients are the Rochester City School District, Rochester Theater Organ Society, and Dox. The company also helped Genesee County with its “Get Fired Up!” campaign. Clients can call to book a free consultation.

Rochester, NY(585) 426-5889


Creative Ideology

Creative Ideology is an advertising company in Rochester that concentrates on branding, content creation, and web design. The agency addresses the promotional needs of establishments in the B2B, B2C, retail, and tourism spaces, and it serves clients like Bedore Tours, Parlec, Marlin Hunter, and Master Lim's Taekwondo Academy. Creative Ideology also addresses the marketing needs of events like the 2015 American Lung Association Expo and the Sterling Celtic Rock Festival.

Rochester, NY(585) 319-2839


Dixon Scwabl

Dixon Schwabl is an advertising agency in Victor that has more than 25 years of experience in serving businesses and non-profits of any size. The firm is a 2016 winner of PR Daily's Nonprofit PR Award in Event PR, and it is a member of the DMA, Public Relations Society of America, and Rochester Advertising Federation. Some of Dixon Schwabl's clients are the University of Rochester, Professional Golfers' Association, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, and Kennedy Space Center.

Victor, NY(585) 383-0380


Martino Flynn

Martino Flynn is an advertising and digital strategy agency in Pittsford that promotes business-to-business, business-to-consumer, retail, and not-for-profit clients in the Rochester area and beyond. The firm engages in vitalizing and reinvigorating brands, launching products, motivating sales channels, influencing the influencers, fighting the competition, and engaging customers. Martino Flynn has nearly 50 years of experience in the industry, and it is a member of the Rochester Advertising Federation, Marketing and Advertising Global Network, and Public Relations Society of America.

Pittsford, NY(585) 421-0100


Mason Digital

Mason Digital is a marketing firm in Penfield that deals with the strategy and design of online promotional campaigns. The firm creates responsive websites, and it handles analytics and internet advertising as well. The firm also develops mobile applications, 3D animations, motion graphics, and videos. Mason Digital serves commercial and non-profit organizations like the Town of Greece in New York, New York Apple Country, Spikes' Salsa, Eastman Business Bark, Rochester Museum Science Center, and Catholic Charities Community Services.

Penfield, NY(585) 249-1100


Media Connection

Media Connection is a New York State Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise with more than 20 years of experience in digital and traditional media. The firm provides a full range of marketing, advertising, digital, and media buying services to companies, organizations, and agencies in the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region, as well as major markets in the U.S. Clients include the Eastman School of Music/Eastman Theatre, The Rochester Fringe Festival, LeBrun Nissan, Clear Choice Hearing & Balance, Lyons National Bank, North Eastern Pool & Spa, as well as other retail and not-for-profit organizations.

Pittsford, NY(585) 381-9710


MG Lomb Advertising

MG Lomb is an advertising and marketing firm in Fairport that has 20 years of experience in “Tying It All Together” for establishments that seek a wider market reach. A British Telecom executive expresses his delight in commissioning MG Lomb to deliver a campaign for his company, “This is much better than anything I've seen before!”, while a Xerox Corporation manager says, “MG Lomb [has] been providing outstanding technical illustration for our department and my customers.”

Fairport, NY(585) 388-5400


Mirus Group

Mirus Group is an advertising firm in Fairport that delivers effective campaigns to local and international establishments. Some of the brands that the agency has promoted are Kodak, Seagram's Escapes, Genesee, and CooperVision. Mirus Group provides a range of concept-to-launch services, and these include branding, marketing, and advertising. The company also handles graphic design, product illustration, and 3D animation.

Fairport, NY(585) 899-3900


Next! Ad Agency

Next! is an advertising agency in Rochester that advocates the promotion of Main Street establishments and professional practices. The firm's list of clients includes Carrollton Public Schools, Always Best Care Senior Services, Wiseman Family Dentistry, Pet Hospital of Stratford, Guildford Racquet & Swim Club, and Century 21 Adams Realty. Next! is a division of CGI Communications, and some of its services are opportunity evaluation, video and avatar production, online presence enhancement, campaign tracking, and reputation management.

Rochester, NY(585) 427-0020


Sundance Marketing

Sundance is a marketing firm in Webster that is committed to transforming big ideas and brilliant strategies for companies of any size. The agency deals with broadcast, print, out-of-home, and online advertising, and it engages in graphic design and public relations. Sundance has more than 15 years of experience in the industry, and it is the recipient of the 35th Annual Telly Awards' 2014 Silver Telly Award in the Use of Humor.

Webster, NY(585) 670-0347



Symbolic is a marketing communications company in Fairport that tells clients, “We make you look good.” The agency offers a range of services that include account strategy design and execution for print, radio, television, and the internet. The agency also manages projects like trade shows, sweepstakes, sponsorships, and fundraisers. Symbolic's president holds an MBA in Marketing from the University at Buffalo, and his team has delivered campaigns for Georgetown University, Northeastern Athletic Conference, Tornado, Ruger, and other establishments.

Fairport, NY(585) 421-9481


The Martin Group

The Martin Group is an advertising agency in downtown Buffalo that opened in 2001. The firm offers strategic and creative development, brand and market research, campaign execution, and tracking services, and it collaborates with affiliates on matters like special event coordination, public affairs, crisis communications, and digital engagement. The Martin Group brands itself as “a lean, mean, branding machine” that executes successful campaigns for the University at Buffalo, Robert H. Jackson Center, Generations Bank, Seneca Gaming, and other clients.

Victor, NY(585) 433-2626


Tipping Point Communications

Tipping Point Communications is a marketing and public relations firm in Rochester and Buffalo. The agency handles all aspects of promotions that include market research and crisis communications, and it also trains the personnel of companies on Google Analytics, media relations, and public speaking. Some of the agency's clients are the New York Wine & Culinary Center, Rochester Housing Authority, Farash Institute for Jewish Education, Flower City Habitat for Humanity, Red Bull, and NFL player Roland Williams.

Rochester, NY(585) 340-1119


Truth Collective

Truth Collective is an advertising agency in Rochester that commits to “delivering remarkable, productive brand opportunities”. The firm is a member of the Rochester Advertising Federation, American Marketing Association, and American Association of Advertising Agencies, and it is the recipient of gold and silver medals during the 2016 AAF District 2 Addys, for its Kodak campaign. Truth Collective supports friends like Willow Domestic Violence Center, and its clients include the Mental Health Association, WBER 90.5 FM, and Islamorada Beer.

Rochester, NY(585) 690-0844


Twin Advertising

Twin is an advertising firm in Pittsford that works with small and big business establishments. Some of the agency's services are branding, audio-visual production, graphics and content production, web design and development, and internet marketing. The agency also handles concept development and project management, as well as public relations and reputation management.

Pittsford, NY(585) 662-5905


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