From left: Connie Brennan, Nevada Business Magazine, Mike Draper, Argentum Partners, Darcy Neighbors, CIM Marketing Partners, Merrell Virgen, Virgen Digital Brand Marketing, Brian Rouff, Imagine Communications, Paul Stowell, City National Bank, Meghan McLean, Valor Marketing, Kurt Ouchida, BRAINTRUST Agency, Stephanie Kruse, KPS3, Tim Quillin, Quillin Advertising, Elizabeth … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
RENO — KPS3 Marketing, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has announced an endowment scholarship at the University of Nevada, Reno Reynolds School of Journalism in honor of Stephanie Kruse, founder, president and chief strategist of KPS3. The pledge from KPS3, announced at their 25th Anniversary Celebration, will be in the amount of $10,000 over the … [Read more...] about Stephanie Kruse Endowment Scholarship Established at The Reynolds School, University of Nevada, Reno
“I’m thankful for it all – for my family, friends, pets, clients, our quality team at Foundry, the beautiful fall weather, upcoming holiday gatherings and any Wolf Pack victory of UNLV.” Jim Bauserman | CEO, Foundry “I am most thankful for laughter. For fun. For funny people. They can make even your worst day sparkle.” Stephanie Kruse | President and Chief Strategist, … [Read more...] about What Are You Most Thankful For?
Congratulations to the 2016 Family Owned Business Finalists The Family Owned Business Awards began in 2010 as a way to recognize hardworking families throughout Nevada. Having now honored over 300 companies, the event has grown and pays tribute to businesses throughout the state. Without the support of the event’s corporate sponsor, Nevada State Bank (NSB), the Family Owned … [Read more...] about Family Owned Businesses 2016
KPS3, a full-service, Nevada-based marketing firm that services regional, statewide and national accounts, has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine. The publication’s Inc. 5000 2015 list ranks KPS3 at #7 on Nevada’s fastest-growing company list, and #1026 out of 5000 of the fastest-growing companies in the nation. A hallmark of … [Read more...] about KPS3 Marketing Named One of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.
Reno, Nev. — Roundabout Catering & Party Rentals, the area’s only all-in-one event planning and catering resource, has selected KPS3 Marketing, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, as its marketing communications partner. KPS3 will lead marketing strategy, design, content development, digital, search engine optimization, advertising, public relations … [Read more...] about Roundabout Catering & Party Rentals Selects KPS3 as Strategic Marketing Partner
Stephanie Kruse, founder and president of KPS3 Marketing, was named a finalist in the Professional Services category for the 17th Annual Women of Distinction Awards presented by National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Southern Nevada. The Women of Distinction Awards honor women in all fields and industries who inspire success and have shown great dedication … [Read more...] about Stephanie Kruse, President and Partner of KPS3 Marketing, Named Finalist for Women of Distinction Awards
Congratulations to the 2015 Family Owned Business Finalists As the fifth annual ceremony, this year marks an important milestone for the Family Owned Business Awards. With over 240 companies having been honored over those five years, this event provides much needed recognition to hardworking business owners throughout the state. However, without the support of the sponsors, … [Read more...] about Family Owned Businesses 2015
With new digital platforms popping up left and right, the marketing industry keeps pace to push Nevada businesses forward and out of the recession. Recently, a group of marketing executives met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Marketing
RENO, Nev. — Rob Gaedtke has been named CEO of KPS3, a marketing and technology company based in Reno, Nev. with a satellite office in Las Vegas. Stephanie Kruse, the company’s founder, will remain president and chairperson of the board. “Rob has consistently shown exceptional leadership and vision, as well as excellent operational and financial management,” said Kruse. “He … [Read more...] about Rob Gaedtke Named CEO of KPS3; Stephanie Kruse to Remain President and Chairperson of the Board
Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...] about Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives
RENO, Nev. — Stephanie Kruse, founder and president of KPS3 Marketing, was named a finalist for the Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award for business services with 10-2,500 employees in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women … [Read more...] about Stephanie Kruse Named Finalist for National Stevie Awards For Women in Business
What differentiates similar companies, making one stand out from the pack? Why do potential clients choose one over the other for their services? The answer is in the brands. Branding, while second nature to some, remains a mystery to numerous other businesses. In fact, a common belief is that a company’s brand is its logo; this isn’t the case. So what exactly is a brand? What … [Read more...] about Corporate Branding: A How To Guide
Every Nevada company, whether a one-man operation or a large corporation, has a brand. The difference is some businesses have defined and continually reinforce theirs whereas others haven’t and don’t. “You’re brand is a living, breathing thing that you work on every day,” said Dave Kirvin, partner at Las Vegas-based Kirvin Doak Communications, which specializes in public … [Read more...] about Branding: Managing and Defining Your Company’s Image
Doing business in a rapidly changing industry, marketing executives have adapted to and embraced new technologies and communication tools. They have braved the recession and have seen increased business in the past several months. Recently, executives representing marketing firms in Nevada met at the law offices of Holland & Hart in Las Vegas to discuss this changing … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Marketing