A composite image of views inside Adcetera’s Chicago office, including conference tables, a staff meeting, Vice President Carolyn Kidd, and Senior Account Executive Brianne Pomierski. Adcetera is a digital marketing agency.

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Adcetera Chicago
750 N. State St, Floor 7
Chicago, IL 60654


Chicago Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Account team is available for clients 24/7.

Digital Marketing Expertise in Chicago

With an office in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois, Adcetera orchestrates teams of skilled in-house professionals dedicated to delivering unparalleled digital marketing and creative advertising services — all tailored to meet and exceed your objectives. Beyond Chicago, we have offices located in Houston and The Woodlands , positioning us to seamlessly serve clients on a local, national, and global scale.

Our approach and creative solutions are backed by seasoned digital and media experts who address immediate challenges and establish a strategic plan to reach your long-term goals. We focus entirely on helping you increase revenue and drive growth, with a fundamental commitment to improving your business. Choose Adcetera as your trusted partner in navigating the dynamic and innovative landscape of digital marketing and advertising.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Success is often measured in stars, and our clients have a few things to say about our creativity, experience, and results-driven approach to digital marketing.


I have had the pleasure of working with the Adcetera team on several occasions over the years, on high visibility projects both large and small. From beginning to end, they help navigate the creative process - understanding needs, audience, and budget. They have a proven formula with experts to help with strategy, print, web design, whatever it takes. This professional team at Adcetera has always delivered and exceeded my expectations.

— Michael G., Chicago


We have been working with Adcetera for over 15 years. Their creative resources, strategic marketing skill set and execution are second to none. They truly care about their clients and deliver cutting edge solutions on each and every project. What also sets them apart is their people…they are simply wonderful to work with and make every single interaction enjoyable, as well as productive.

— Joanne R., Chicago


Great business partners. Top (Account, Creative, PM) talent and impressive B2B brand experience across the teams. Agency buzz and culture without any of the pretense. Very buttoned up and trustworthy no matter the size/budget/scope of the project. Always a big plus to get executive involvement.

— Bass P., Chicago

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As a leading digital marketing agency, we seamlessly integrate technology, strategy, design, and development for in-house, on-time excellence. Our expertise lies in optimizing the customer journey through websites, marketing automation, personalization, social media, and paid media, delivering qualified leads and effective marketing strategies. We achieve measurable results through a mix of paid media, organic strategies, and data-enabled targeting, complemented by comprehensive digital strategy development and website services for a secure, functional, and optimized online presence.

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Our expertise in Performance Media is driven by in-house specialists who ask the right questions, analyze data comprehensively, and connect the dots to engage customers locally and globally. We offer a comprehensive media strategy spanning digital and traditional channels, with services ranging from media placement and management to measurement, reporting, and digital optimization. Our integrated approach, led by channel specialists and guided by rigorous data-driven insights, means we’re a one-stop shop for full-funnel strategies, from planning to measurement.

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Fueled by research, insights, and empathy, we craft innovative strategies that establish powerful identities and drive sustained growth. We excel in delivering compelling customer interactions through sales enablement, lead generation, and demand generation strategies. We also empower informed decisions with comprehensive market research and sophisticated data analysis for top-line success.

  • Brand Strategy and Development
  • Customer Experience (CX)
  • Lead & Demand Generation
  • Sales Enablement
  • Research and Analysis
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Our creative services seamlessly blend copy, design, and content across diverse mediums — web, social, mobile, display, retail, and traditional — into singularly engaging campaigns. From experiential web to immersive video and animation, our in-house teams bring big ideas to life, catering to localized product launches or enterprise-scale marketing solutions. Adcetera transforms challenges into vivid, award-winning work, offering a full spectrum of services from concept to implementation.

  • Content Development
  • Animation, Photography, and Video
  • Retail Merchandising Design and Execution
  • Web and Mobile Design
  • Display and Social Design
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Globally Recognized Awards

As a trailblazing force in the industry for over four decades, Adcetera proudly celebrates a legacy of excellence with nationally and globally recognized awards, showcasing our unwavering commitment to innovation, creativity, and outstanding results in advertising and marketing.

Adcetera was recognized by Search Engine Land as “Small Agency of the Year in PPC” for 2023.

Small Agency of the Year In PPC 

Adcetera was proud to be recognized as the Small Agency of the Year in PPC by Search Engine Land. This award celebrates agencies who demonstrate excellence in executing paid search marketing campaigns and research initiatives.

Adcetera won two Acquia Engage Awards in 2023 for “Best Data-Driven Customer Experience” and “Leaders of the Pack: Technology.”

2X Winner in Digital Experiences 

Adcetera recently won two Acquia Engage Awards — Best Data-Driven Customer Experience and Leaders of the Pack: Technology. These awards honor organizations that imagine, build, and deliver “the most innovative digital solutions and experiences in the world.”

One of the conference rooms at Adcetera’s Midtown Houston office is named the “Trophy Room,” because it has shelves full of awards.

Award-Winning History

Whether it’s globally recognized awards or esteemed national recognition, Adcetera continues to be celebrated for unrivaled strategic, creative, and digital marketing solutions.


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At Adcetera, community is at the heart of everything we do. Our commitment to making a difference extends far beyond our Chicago office, as we invest our time, treasure, and talent in initiatives across the Chicago area. Partnering with a spectrum of charities, we channel our collective dedication to serving diverse people and causes locally and globally. Our employees are the driving force behind our philanthropic endeavors, exemplifying the true spirit of giving back. From dedicating time and energy to volunteering, to supporting organizations that mirror the character of our agency, we believe in fostering a positive impact on the very communities we call home. Our last volunteering trip took us to St. Aloysius Parish in Wicker Park where we spent the day distributing food to members of the community. We have a deep love for Chicago and are passionate about lending a helping hand that leaves a lasting legacy for years to come.

Adcetera Founder and CEO Kristy Sexton donates blood.Adcetera Chief Operations Officer John Sexton volunteers at the Food Bank.Adcetera Account Manager Maegan Johnson volunteers at the Food Bank.
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  • Houston Food Bank/
  • Mission Centers of Houston/
  • The One Club for Creativity/
  • Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center/
  • Texas Children’s Hospital/
  • Habitat for Humanity/

Adcetera Chicago FAQs

Adcetera offers unparalleled digital marketing excellence in Chicago! We're your strategic partner in navigating the ever-evolving landscape of online and offline success. We deliver dynamic, scalable solutions that seamlessly blend technology, strategy, design, and development. Whether you need assistance in lead generation, PPC, SEO, website design and development, or media buying and management, our teams thrive on delivering expert, innovative solutions. We ensure your projects are not only executed on time and on budget, but exceed expectations at every turn. Discover the synergy of creativity and technology, where your success is not just a goal; it's our commitment. Some digital services we provide are:

For more information on all of our service offerings, visit our Services page.

Metrics are a personalized affair, shaped by your unique objectives, but our bedrock philosophy towards analytics and business intelligence focuses on harnessing the power of first-party data and advanced analytics to architect a panoramic view of your marketing landscape. Armed with CRM systems, sales tools, and adept data platforms such as Looker Data Studio and Tableau, we methodically dissect your KPIs, providing a roadmap to your bottom line. Whether it's setting up meticulous tagging and tracking across digital platforms — from Google to LinkedIn — or implementing analytical methods to scrutinize offline advertising endeavors, our approach is as comprehensive as it is thorough.

Adcetera put down roots in 1982, and our journey since has been nothing short of remarkable — evolving from an energetic graphic design firm into a powerhouse digital marketing agency, branching out into Chicago in 2020. Over the years, we methodically expanded our in-house resources to become a comprehensive solutions provider for local businesses and global enterprises alike.

Within our agency, each department seamlessly collaborates, forming a cohesive unit that delivers excellence across various domains. From creative endeavors like copywriting, design, and motion/animation, to the technical world of web development, and the precision of media placement and performance — every facet is finely honed to perfection.

Welcome to an agency where digital innovation meets creative execution, and your success is the ultimate goal.

Yes, we can! Beyond reviews from some of our greatest fans, our clients, you can also explore detailed digital marketing success stories and case studies here. These showcase the challenges our clients faced, the custom strategies we implemented, and the remarkable results achieved.

With an office based down the street from the medical district, the bustling shops of the Magnificent Mile, and near various Universities, we take pride in extending our digital marketing services across various industries. With a rich tapestry of businesses in the Windy City, we've had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse range of clients, including those in Healthcare, Finance, Industrial, Consumer Products, Energy, Technology, and more. Chicago's dynamic landscape fuels our passion for crafting tailored strategies that outperform the unique needs of our clients, ensuring success in this bustling metropolitan hub.

With over 40 years of experience, we’ve made the onboarding process smooth and seamless for you. We prioritize developing a comprehensive understanding of your situation to unearth the opportunities that lie ahead for you. Once we understand your needs, we quickly generate an estimate and scope of work that details everything clearly for mutual approval. On approval, the estimate stands as the price unless there's a shift in the project scope.

You'll have a dedicated Account Service point-of-contact, ensuring that all communications flow efficiently through a single channel, simplifying the communication process. We recognize the importance of your time and the urgency of your needs, so we’re available around-the-clock to address any pressing concerns.

Rest assured, with our leadership and agile teams, decades of experience, and comprehensive in-house resources, we’ll treat every one of your requests with the utmost attention and make meeting your needs our highest priority. Your satisfaction is everything to us — we're here to build not just a relationship, but a solid partnership for success.

Adcetera stands out as the area’s leading digital marketing agency through its dynamic team of digital experts, media specialists, content developers, creative executors, and digital marketing strategists. What sets us apart is our ability to handle every aspect of your project in-house, from media buying to enterprise-level digital marketing programs. Our integrated approach leverages the collective expertise of our cross-functional teams to craft custom-tailored plans for your business objectives.

Our dedicated digital marketing team, equipped with diverse skill sets, ensures proactive campaign management, drawing from the experience of seasoned online marketers — from SEO specialists to web designers and developers. With a decades-long track record, we've consistently delivered results-driven online marketing solutions, maintaining full transparency through custom in-depth reporting and real-time progress tracking.

At Adcetera, your vision and business goals take center stage. We believe in the uniqueness of each company, tailoring data-driven solutions after a thorough evaluation of your market, competitors, and current strategies. The Chicago digital marketing team is committed to timely delivery and providing constant communication through our attentive account managers. Partner with us for a digital marketing experience that propels your business forward.

Our dedication to Chicago runs deep, grounded in the belief that a thriving community is the catalyst for exceptional work. As an agency, we actively engage in partnerships with charities and collaborate with non-profits to contribute meaningfully. Beyond our collective efforts, each team member takes it upon themselves to organically drive volunteering and philanthropy, embodying our commitment to community impact.

We go beyond mere words, regularly organizing blood donation drives and investing time by volunteering at charities across all Chicago neighborhoods. Chicago is more than our office location; it's our home, and we take immense pride in fostering community development and leaving a positive legacy. Together, we're not just building a business; we're building a better, more connected Chicago.

At the core of our success are our incredible Adceterans, the driving force behind the excellence we achieve. We understand that true brilliance emerges when individuals are fueled by passion and happiness. That's why we carefully select team members with diverse backgrounds, a genuine love for their craft, and a vision for what lies ahead.

Our collaborative spirit extends beyond office walls and geographical boundaries. We believe in the power of synergy, fostering an environment where the best ideas flourish, and optimal results are delivered. We have a longstanding tradition of celebrating achievements and building team spirit, from the Annual Chili Cook-off, where Adceterans showcase their culinary prowess, to our festive end-of-year celebration, recognizing the hard work put forth to advance our clients and our agency. And our renowned Jacked Up Pumpkins is a beloved creative showcase, where we continue to wow each other with imaginative, ghoulish gourd designs.

We also take great pride in dedicating our time, resources, and talent to support various charities and causes throughout Chicago and the region. At Adcetera, we believe in working together and growing together, creating a workplace where passion thrives, creativity blossoms, and success is a shared journey.

In the heart of Chicago's lively River North and Magnificent Mile district, our agency is situated to embrace the city's vibrant culture and dynamic energy. Conveniently located between I-90 and U.S. 41, our 7th floor office is a gateway to iconic attractions like the Mag Mile, Navy Pier, and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

You can also immerse yourself in the diverse culinary landscape of the area by visiting any of the many acclaimed steakhouses, trendy eateries, or, of course, stopping by Portillo’s for a Chicago-style hot dog and chocolate cake shake. Our office is also near many of the city's architectural marvels along the Chicago River, which you can leisurely stroll along on the Riverwalk. Our Chicago location, and the Adceterans who run the office there, reflect the enthusiasm and excitement that defines the Windy City.


What started humbly out of a garage in the 1980s has innovated into a leading agency that works with companies around the world — and collaborates and creates across our three offices — each with a flair and flavor all its own.


Adcetera employees in the elevator at the Chicago office.
Senior Account Executive Brianne Pomierski works on her laptop during a project meeting in Adcetera’s Chicago office.
A staff meeting at Adcetera’s office in Chicago, Illinois.