It’s Back! Columbia Gateway Talent Fair & Food Truck Roundup Returns for 3rd Year on Sept. 13

Update your resume, grab a friend, and swing on over to ADG Creative for our 3rd Annual Gateway Talent Fair & Food Truck Roundup! You heard that right: ADG’s annual block-party-turned-career-fair is back for a third year. So whether you missed it in the past or you had so much fun you want to come back for more, this is your chance.  The details: When: Sept. 13, 2017 3-6PM Rain date: Sept. 14, 2017 Where: ADG Creative Address: 7151 Columbia Gateway Dr., Suite B, Columbia, MD 21046 With live music … Continue reading

ADG’s Littlest Creatives Do BYKTWD 2017

Thursday, April 27 was National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day – but here at ADG, it’s better known as BYKTWD (Bring Your Kids to Work Day). It wasn’t your typical “shadow your parent for the day” event; we went all out, from video production to scavenger hunts to button-making and everything in between. Even our office transformed into a BYKTWD-dedicated space, with signage and stickers plastered on windows, walls, and desks. On this day, it was all about the kids.

Making Connections on the Gateway and Beyond: BTS at the Gateway Talent Fair and Food Truck Roundup

One word comes to mind when thinking of last week’s Gateway Talent Fair 2.0 and Food Truck Roundup: Success. Actually, maybe two: Huge success. This year’s Gateway Talent and Food Truck event featured 26 companies from the Intelligence Community and beyond, three local food trucks, and live music. The turnout was great, the weather held out, and no one left hungry.

Three Unexpected Trends in Social Media Marketing

The world of social media marketing is an unpredictable place. Who would have guessed that Snapchat would take the world by storm, becoming the next big market for businesses to break into? Who could have predicted the new Facebook algorithm that has turned so many marketers on their heads? In the name of the unpredictable, here are three myth-busting facts that could change the game for social media marketers.

Bring Your Kids to Work Day 2016: The Saga Continues

We’ve spent a few weeks reflecting upon 2016’s Bring Your Kids to Work Day. A day filled with munchkins (both the human, adolescent kind, and the tasty powdered morsels provided by Dunkin’ Donuts), the Gateway’s finest adult supervision, and ADG’s in-house production crew, we embarked upon the day with light stretching, caffeine and a team huddle before ADG Creative’s youngest recruits descended upon the small conference room in their glittered headbands and Velcro shoes ready to rumble.

Ignite, Briefly

When it came time for ADG’s Chief Creative Officer Jeff Antkowiak to speak at the third annual Ignite Howard County, he chose the topic of brevity. So I’ll keep this brief. In short, Ignite brings together a series of speakers who each touch on a topic of their choice for just five minutes, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. Talk about brief.

ADG’s Best Blogs of 2014

As another exciting year draws to a close we look back over all the insightful, innovative, and slightly bizarre blogs we’ve posted this year to round up the most popular and talked about posts. Below are our top 5 most popular blogs from this year, the #1 post being on Halloween. Enjoy! 1. Top 10 Safe for Work Halloween Costumes For a lot of last minute Halloweeners (sp?), this post inspired some creative but still safe for work costumes. Bookmark it for next year, in case you’re scrambling for ideas to … Continue reading

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