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Key Challenge In recent decades, Aurora has transformed from a blue-collar town into a high-performing, high-tech progressive city boasting the second largest population in Illinois. But the majority of marketing materials for city initiatives didn’t reflect this forward movement. City leaders were interested in a new...

Key Challenge Quincy is one of the shining stars in Illinois. Historic, beautiful and growing in a time when many cities of similar size in the state are struggling. But part of being great is knowing you can be even better. City leaders recognized that various...

  Key Challenge With a sesquicentennial approaching, Johnson City was eager to update a decades-old brand identity and distinguish itself among the Tri-Cities. Eyeing the next 150 years, how can this outdoor mecca and educational powerhouse leverage the region while standing out within it? Johnson City needed...

Key Challenge Several York County entities – including tourism, economic development, and the arts – were simultaneously yet separately pursuing grant funding for strategic branding initiatives. Rather than chase disparate, disjointed efforts with no chance of integration, the Community Foundation of York County brought the partners...