We do what we love

Across four decades and counting, we've connected the hearts and minds of consumers to create brand relationships that are sustainable, substantial and profitable.


Time to call in the experts

(That’s us.) We’ve honed our skills to deliver strong strategic thinking and solid creative that builds a relationship between your brand and your customers. Whether you’re a fresh startup or an established company, we have the expertise to take your brand to the next level.

Brand Strategy & Creative Concepts
Brand Strategy &
Creative Concepts

We offer a full suite of skills, including B2B, B2C and B2B2C concept and campaign development, audience personas, integrated campaign strategy, product packaging and more.

Content & Public Relations
Content &
Public Relations

Generating news coverage for your brand is like setting up a great first date. We do that, plus nurture lasting relationships with a steady flow of meaningful content via integrated social, digital and traditional channels.

Experiential Marketing & Education
Experiential Marketing
& Education

Whether a pop-up or permanent physical experience, we give customers a true sense of your brand by designing engagement tools, interactive displays, educational content and more. 

Media Strategy
Media Strategy

We build an integrated media strategy, by researching the levers to
pull and placing dynamic ads on video channels, social media, websites, podcasts and print outlets, creating a powerful engine to drive your business.

Video Concepts & Production

Video Concepts & Production

The immense consumption of video content provides ample opportunity to connect with customers. No matter the channel or device—we script, film and edit videos that educate and engage.

Digital & Innovation
Influencer & Thought
Leadership Strategies

Whether positioning executives and subject-matter experts or identifying the right micro-influencer to build brand preference, we’ve shaped some of the industry’s biggest names. We’ve also recognized and mobilized impactful new voices in the profession.

Print Marketing
Print & Digital Marketing

We weave print and digital communications into your overall strategy. Traditional print channels provide a lasting (physical) touch for your customers, while innovative digital solutions bring campaigns to life through emerging technologies.

Category Development
Category Development

Building the market around an idea takes guts and perseverance. We have both, along with know-how in market sizing, brand identity, market research and concept testing, and demand generation. 

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Take Your Brand to the Next Level

Our team applies the right pressure to push your audience to act—and push your brand to grow. 

Principles of Brandwhispering

The principles of Brand Whispering®

Brand Whispering® delivers a clear and focused strategy founded on a deep understanding of what's valuable to your customers. This unique process creates a strong platform for sustainable loyalty and business growth so you can forge ahead with confidence that your brand will stand out from the competition.

Across multiple categories, diverse target audiences and ever-changing communication channels, we leverage psychology and creativity to create meaningful, enduring connections between consumers and brands.

We establish brands that stand the test of time

What does it take to become a brand that’s essential to people’s lives? With 40+ years in the business, we know a thing or two about it. And we can help take your brand there.

Over 40 years of building brands

Since the 1980s, our Kansas City-area marketing agency has supported world-class brands that have made lasting contributions in a broad variety of industries. Watch this retrospective of the moments that make us who we are today.

Transforming convention into invention

Business and marketing are based on foundational trends. We peek between the cracks of those ideas to find the unexpected. Join us in the search.

Partnerships are part of our DNA

Our team members share a passion for advancing the health and well-being of people and animals. We partner with like-minded national and local nonprofit organizations to create meaningful work that reflects the heart of S&A. 

BioKansas the Bioscience Network in Kansas
NAVC veterinary e-commerce summit
KC Animal Health Corridor
Morris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that invests in science to advance animal health
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City
Overland Park Chamber
Human Animal Bond Association