Welcome Matter, veteran sponsors of Boulder Startup Week! We are so thankful for organizations like Matter; the engines that help make Startup Week possible.
Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency, unifying public relations, social media, creative services, and digital marketing to create strategic, content-rich communications campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with six offices spanning North America, Matter works with the world’s most innovative companies across healthcare, high-technology, consumer-technology and consumer markets.
The ever-evolving communications market is vibrant and filled with opportunity for brand-oriented companies to better establish themselves, and for professionals who want to be creative in their approach. As the business landscape shifts from faceless companies to human connections, Matter recognizes that brand elevation is the future of PR, and now includes digital marketing, social media and creative services.
Matter’s digital marketing service offerings helped drive significant growth over the past year, adding six new clients and 10 employees. Matter’s enhanced digital marketing capabilities help further elevate client programs with fully-integrated marketing campaigns, and include: strategy, analytics and insights, search marketing, social media, digital advertising, conversion marketing, and websites.
In November, Matter opened its sixth office in Pittsburgh, located in the old Cigar Factory in the Strip District. Additionally, Matter’s existing offices experienced significant revenue growth after winning multiple new client accounts in the local markets. Notably, the Boulder office saw a 38 percent increase in revenue over the previous year.
Matter celebrated multiple award wins recently for its notable workplace culture as well as exceptional client work including:
- Global Agency of the Year by Bulldog Reporter
- Top Place to Work by PR News
- Finalist for Agency of the Year in PR News’ PR Platinum Awards
- Merit Award for Agency Citizenship/Pro Bono Work from PR Club’s Bell Ringer Awards
- Finalist for Rhode Island Coolest Companies Awards
- Bronze Bell for Best B2B Campaign from PR Club’s Bell Ringer Awards
- 21 recognitions ranging from platinum to gold in the MarCom awards and AVA Digital Awards
- Best Video Series for PR Daily’s Video and Visual Awards
Matter is ingrained in the Boulder Startup Week Family, with years of experience working with startups in a variety of industries. Matter has an inherent passion to teach growing companies about earning media coverage and elevating their brand in strategic, responsible ways.
Thank you for your loyalty, we look forward to partnering for years to come!
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