Our work

“Our category work includes education, healthcare, service, manufacturing and non-profit sectors. Though the industries we serve vary, our client partners share a common commitment to excellence in strategy and execution.”
Kathy Van Kirk, Creative Principal


We are experienced in higher ed, but not exclusive to higher ed. That means your recruitment advertising will be as unique as your school.

Our creative, media, strategy and results for higher education have received multiple industry awards and recognition across the Midwest as exemplary. From Western Technical College to UW-Madison, our research-based approach ensures our work represents both the heart of each institution and the interests and motivations of their prospective students.

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Our award-winning healthcare marketing has been shaped by our great fortune in representing top clients including global healthcare leaders. We breakdown complicated and often confusing topics to be understandable and actionable. We have experience with health practice and insurance in highly competitive regional marketplaces. Our work includes research-based brand strategy, content, marketing, resources, video, white papers, traditional media, digital media, websites and apps, plus new content-delivery tools and online enrollment tools including an online pay mechanism for

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Financial / Insurance

We connect with financial and insurance customers at every level with strong, integrated marketing, advertising and tech tools.

Our internal resources for executing brand and marketing strategies are flush with talent, creativity, experience and capacity. Research-based strategy and high-quality creative are Vendi trademarks. For the financial sector, providing elegant, easy-to-use technology solutions is an especially rapid growth area for Vendi.

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We’ve helped our manufacturing clients accelerate their marketing efforts through strategic positioning, brand identity, PR/thought leadership, trade industry exhibits and advertising, CRM/lead generation, web, video and e-communications.

Successful new market and product launches have been the start of many of Vendi’s long-term client relationships—and there’s not much we enjoy more.

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Consumer Goods

Vendi leverages PR, traditional and new media, promotions and events to build loyalty and drive traffic. Our consumer work includes branding, marketing and promoting services and goods ranging from health insurance to kitchen cabinets to interior design to prom dresses.

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Tourism marketing is an advertising agency dream category. Each brand must be strongly (and narrowly) positioned, marketing strategies must be research-based in behavior and preferences, creative must provide a compelling sense of place, excitement and culture! We develop strategy, advertising, email, beautiful websites and more. We’re proud to help fuel this economic engine in our region (and in baseball stadiums across the country).

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Community Development

Vendi has a strategic focus on clients that support the cultural, educational and economic development of our region. Not only has that been a solid business model resulting in consistent growth, but it has allowed us to seek and work with clients who directly and positively impact our region. We are aligned with their philosophy that a rising tide lifts all boats.

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“This is the best advertising campaign we’ve ever had.”
Dr. Don Supalla
President 1997–2013
Rochester Community & Technical College