Sonnhalter Named a Chief Marketer 2017 B2B Top Shop

Sonnhalter joins the ranks as one of the country’s top business-to-business marketing agencies. CLEVELAND – April 2017 – Sonnhalter, the leading B2T (business-to-tradesmen) marketing communications firm, was selected as one of Chief Marketer’s 2017 B2B Top Shops, a listing of the top B2B marketing agencies in the United States. The agencies in B2B Top Shops are chosen by the editors of Chief Marketer, a leading publication focused on measurable marketing tactics published by Access Intelligence. In choosing agencies for inclusion, editors consider each shop’s depth of client work, creative acumen, analytical expertise and numerous other factors. “It is an honor for Sonnhalter to be recognized by Chief Marketer for our work in leveraging some of the top brands within our business-to-trade niche,” said Matt Sonnhalter, vision architect at Sonnhalter. ”As an agency, we strive to remain steadfast in our efforts serving companies that target the professional tradesmen while incorporating new and creative tactics to be on the industry’s cutting edge.” B2B Top Shops is an online searchable directory highlighting each agency’s core services and contact information, offering users a behind-the-scenes look at each shop’s culture and client work. B2B brands, vendors and marketers viewed this easy-to-use resource on ChiefMarketer.com almost 73,000 times in 2016. About Chief Marketer Chief Marketer, published by Access Intelligence, charts the customer journey from acquisition and engagement through conversion and retention. Via ChiefMarketer.com, print products, live events, awards programs and more, Chief Marketer offers data-driven intelligence, actionable insights, inspiring case studies and the latest technology trends to help marketers improve their campaigns and increase return on investment. About Sonnhalter Established in 1976, Sonnhalter is the leading B2T marketing communications firm to companies that target professional tradesmen in construction, industrial and MRO markets. Sonnhalter is located in the historic Brownell Building in the heart of downtown Cleveland.…read more >

Awards: When Are They Worth It?

Awards competitions can sometimes be valuable, but they can also be a waste of time and money in some situations. Sonnhalter’s PR Engineer Rachel Kerstetter is with us today to talk about when awards are worth it and when they aren’t.read more >

Sonnhalter Receives 2011 Silver Davey Award for Insider’s Guide Trade Show Initiative

Sonnhalter Receives 2011 Silver Davey Award for Insider’s Guide Trade Show Initiative BEREA, Ohio – February 2012 – Sonnhalter, a communications firm marketing to the professional tradesman in the construction, industrial and MRO markets, received a Silver Davey Award in the Seventh Annual International Davey Awards competition for 2011. Sonnhalter received the award in the Promotional - Specialty Item category for its Insider’s Guides trade show initiative. The Davey Awards honor the finest creative work from small firms, agencies and companies worldwide. The Davey Awards are named after King David who defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock. The story resembles what small firms do each year by deriving strength from big ideas instead of big budgets. Sonnhalter developed the Insider’s Guides initiative to improve the trade show experience for the exhibitor by offering a guide to the trade show host city. The Insider’s Guides list area restaurants, bars, transportation, entertainment and sightseeing opportunities that were recommended by “insiders” as the places where the locals go. The guides included in the Davey Awards entry were for trade shows in Chicago, Las Vegas, Boston and Phoenix. The cities featured in the Insider’s Guides were selected based on the industry trade shows that the agency attends within its clients’ markets. Materials within the Insider’s Guides initiative, and Davey Award entry, included printed and electronic versions of the guides, quick reference Insider’s Guide cards, trade publication cover wraps and “Sonnhalter Sacks” with refreshment and entertainment items for trade show exhibitors. “The Insider’s Guides are Sonnhalter’s way of helping exhibitors find a great place to eat in an unfamiliar city,” said Matt Sonnhalter, vision architect at Sonnhalter. Sonnhalter continues to offer Insider’s Guides for trade show cities. The firm recently released the Insider’s Guide to San Antonio, the host…read more >