When it Comes to Ad Towns, Don’t Mess With Austin, Texas

Great to see all the media attention Austin is getting, especially when they mention independent agencies like MRC! Good story on the creative ad sector in Austin on AdAge.

“Whatever hipster hub Portland, Ore., might claim, Austin, Texas, is the original “keep it weird” city. But like Portland, the city’s advertising and tech scene is on the rise. No longer considered a second-tier market, Austin is home to acclaimed national agencies like Omnicom’s GSD&M and big-name brands such as Dell and Whole Foods.” “The city also has a number of independent companies, including McGarrah Jessee, Proof, Door Number 3, Tocquigny and Blackboard Co., Guerilla Suit, Bakery and Mando Rayo + Collective. ” Read more…