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2016

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BrandAlliance Announces Role Expansion
Toronto, ON – April 07, 2016 – BrandAlliance would like to announce the expanded role of Alan Chippindale… read more

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BrandAlliance Requalified as One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Toronto, ON – March 09, 2016 – BrandAlliance™ requalified as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed… read more

2015 National Distributor of the Year
Proud to be the National Distributor of the Year for a second year in a row!
Toronto, ON – February 11, 2016 – BrandAlliance is pleased to announce that it has been presented… read more

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BrandAlliance Acquires Calgary-Based Identity Marketing Group
CALGARY, AB—December 2, 2015—BrandAlliance announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement…read more

Counselor's 2015 Power 50 List
Three BrandAlliance Execs Make 2015 ASI Power 50 List
Counselor Magazine recently revealed its 2015 Power 50 list, made up of the most influential executives…read more

Terie Vickers-Craig - Director of Supplier Partnerships
A Brand Company Names Terie Vickers-Craig as Director of Supplier Partnerships for North America
Terie Vickers-Craig, the current Director of Vendor Relations for Canadian-based distributor BrandAlliance… read more

BrandAlliance Best Places to Work 2015
BrandAlliance Voted “Best Place to Work” for a 7th Consecutive Year!
BrandAlliance has again been named among the “Best Places to Work” by the Advertising Specialty Institute’s Counselor magazine… read more

Merger! Click here to read more
BrandAlliance and A Brand Company Announce Merger to Create $90 Million Promotional Marketing Company
BrandAlliance, Canada’s 2015 Distributor of the Year, today announced a definitive merger… read more

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BrandAlliance Recognized as “Top 40” Distributor in North America… read more

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BrandAlliance Welcomes 3 Senior Account Managers!
Nick Thompson, President and Chair of BrandAlliance is pleased to welcome Erica Hanna, Karen… read more

BrandAlliance Welcomes Scott Reid as Regional Vice President. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Welcomes Scott Reid as Regional Vice President
I am delighted to announce the appointment of Scott Reid as Regional Vice President for… read more

Commercial Marketing Joins BrandAlliance. Click here to read more!
Commercial Marketing Joins BrandAlliance™
We are pleased to announce that BrandAlliance will be further expanding in Toronto, with the addition… read more

Proud to be one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. Click here to read more!
Proud to be one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
Toronto, ON – March 10, 2015 – BrandAlliance™ was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed… read more

Group shot of BrandAlliance team at the PPPC Image Awards ceremony. Click here to read more!
National Distributor of the Year
Toronto (January 29, 2015) – The Promotional Product Professionals of Canada honoured its industry leading members… read more

Stage at the PPPC Image Awards ceremony. Click here to read more!
Creativity, Innovation and ROI = Award Winning Promotions!
Toronto (January 29, 2015) – The Promotional Product Professionals of Canada welcomed… read more

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BrandAlliance Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Another Premium & Incentive Company
Ontario (Sept 1, 2014) – BrandAlliance is pleased to announce the recent addition of TAG Promo… read more

Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance was Recognized for their Contributions to Workplace Wellness
The 2014 Workplace Wellness Summit & Awards was held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Red Deer, Alberta… read more

BrandAlliance Welcomes Ken Prud’homme Back! Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Welcomes Ken Prud’homme Back!
October 2, 2014 – Ian Huntley, Regional President of BrandAlliance in BC, is very pleased to welcome Ken Prud’homme back… read more

Groupshot of BC team. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Expands Its Sales Team in the Thompson-Okanagan!
September 30, 2014 – Ian Huntley, Regional President of BrandAlliance in BC, is delighted… read more

Counselor's Best Places to Work award. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Voted “Best Place to Work” for a 6th Consecutive Year!
CHICAGO (July 18, 2014) – Advertising Specialty Institute’s (ASI) Counselor magazine has recognized… read more

Top 40 award. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Recognized as Top 40 Distributor in North America
CHICAGO (July 17, 2014) – BrandAlliance has been named a Top 40 Distributor in the Promotional Products industry… read more
BrandAlliance awarded 51% of industry's Image Awards! Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance awarded 51% of industry’s Image Awards!
Toronto – January 29th, 2014 – The Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC) welcomed over 550 of its own to … read more
A Special Leader... Click here to read more!
Valérie Duchesne-Carle, A Special Leader
Creativity, motivation, passion: some presidents really have the right stuff. La Presse called upon many businesses to discover who… read more

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Counselor's Best Places to Work award. Click here to read more!
“Best Places To Work” for 5th Consecutive Year
We are very pleased to announce that BrandAlliance has been selected as Counselor Magazine’s “Best Place to Work” for… read more
BrandAlliance Welcomes Terie Vickers-Craig as Vendor Relations Director. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Welcomes Terie Vickers-Craig as Vendor Relations Director
Media Release: December 20, 2013 BrandAlliance™ is pleased to announce the appointment of… read more
BrandAlliance Launches the
BrandAlliance Launches the “Café” November 2013
Café is the name of the new BrandAlliance intranet site which is a bilingual name to support our multilingual company… read more

Power 50 List. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Execs Only Canadians to Make 2013 ASI Power 50 List
Counselor Magazine recently revealed its 2013 Power 50 list, made up of the most influential executives… read more
BrandAlliance Consolidating Growing GTA Operations. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Consolidating Growing GTA Operations
“We’re moving! Not just moving, but consolidating our growing GTA (Greater Toronto and Area) operations. It’s time to get our entire… read more
Fastest Growing Top 40 Distrutor. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance listed as a Fastest Growing and Top 40 North American Distributor
“This announcement, along with our overall growth, is obviously wonderful news,” commented Nick Thompson… read more
BrandAlliance Welcomes Marc Roy as CEO. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Welcomes Marc Roy as CEO
BrandAlliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Roy as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of … read more
BrandAlliance Strengthens Its Position in BC. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Strengthens Its Position in BC
Richmond, BC (May 1, 2013) – BrandAlliance is pleased to announce they have recently acquired the rights to SelectArt Promotional… read more

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Alan Chippindale - 50 Most Influential People. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Exec Makes 50 Most Influential People
BrandAlliance arrived on the 2012 Top 40 list at number 30 with $44.8 million in sales. The company, helmed by Alan…read more

Healthy Workplaces award. Click here to read more!
Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
BrandAlliance is pleased to announce that our Alberta business units (Calgary, Edmonton and Grande Prairie)… read more
Advertising Works Joins BrandAlliance. Click here to read more!
Advertising Works Joins BrandAlliance
BrandAlliance is excited to announce the recent merger with Advertising Works of Vernon, BC. “When I look at how this industry… read more
BrandAlliance Continues its Growth with the Addition of Another Marketing & Promotions Specialist. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Continues its Growth with the Addition of Another Marketing & Promotions Specialist
BrandAlliance is pleased to announce the addition of Brand Energy Inc. Brand Energy… read more

BrandAlliance Make-Over! Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Make-Over!
Experience has taught us that the interactions we have with our customers are not only felt but SEEN. If our brand maintains a consistent visual identity…read more

BrandAlliance Expands in Ontario and Strengthens its National Accounts Programs. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Expands in Ontario and Strengthens its National Accounts Programs
BrandAlliance is pleased to announce its merger with Great Expectations… read more
Best Places to Work. We’re building two things: your brand. Our culture. Click here to read more!
We’re Building Two Things: Your Brand & Our Culture
Our vibrant, healthy culture is what defines BrandAlliance and sets us apart. With a lot of careful planning… read more
BrandAlliance expands North American coverage! Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance expands North American coverage!
BrandAlliance, a Canadian-based promotional marketing company and the American-based promotional marketing organization… read more

BrandAlliance and Team Sales Ltd. Join Forces in BC. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance and Team Sales Ltd. Join Forces in BC
Vancouver, BC (March 26, 2012) – BrandAlliance and Team Sales Ltd. are proud to announce Team Sales Ltd. has become… read more

BrandAlliance and Raise Marketing Join Forces in Calgary. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance and Raise Marketing Join Forces in Calgary
Calgary, Alberta (January 23, 2012) – BrandAlliance is proud to announce that Raise Marketing Inc. of Calgary has joined…read more
BrandAlliance Leads the Industry in Creativity, Innovation and ROI with Largest Number of Image Awards in 2012. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Leads the Industry in Creativity, Innovation and ROI with Largest Number of Image Awards in 2012
TORONTO – January 18, 2012 – Over 650 people attended… read more
BrandAlliance Continues its Growth in the B.C. Market. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Continues its Growth in the B.C. Market
Vancouver, BC (January 3, 2012) – BrandAlliance is proud to announce that Promo Smart of Salmon Arm, B.C… read more

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Adopt A Family
Metromedia Marketing is stepping up to take part in the Adopt-A-Family program this year — with a twist. While adopting a grandmother and her two grandsons… read more
Counselor's Best Places to Work award. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance, once again, recognized as “Best Place to Work” in North America
“While there are many tangible benefits for each of our customers, suppliers, partners… read more
Ultimate Promotions Inc Joins BrandAlliance. Click here to read more!
Ultimate Promotions Inc Joins BrandAlliance
BrandAlliance is proud to introduce Carla Rakestraw, MAS and Candace Boechler as their newest Promotional Marketing… read more
Valerie Duchesne-Carle Photo. Celine Pilote Photo. Click here to read more!
Transition of Leadership at Copilote
Montreal (Monday, February 21, 2011) — After almost 30 years of success and accomplishments in the field of promotional marketing, Céline Pilote… read more

Grow your Business with BrandAlliance's Award Winning Teams. Click here to read more!
Grow your Business with BrandAlliance’s Award Winning Teams
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Waterloo, Toronto, Montreal: January 26, 2011 – Many companies have been… read more

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BrandAlliance Strengthens its Position in the B.C. Market. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Strengthens its Position in the B.C. Market
Vancouver, BC (December 1, 2010) – BrandAlliance is pleased to announce the acquisition of Wilson International Products Ltd… read more
Céline Pilote recognized as Woman Entrepreneur. Click here to read more!
Céline Pilote recognized as Woman Entrepreneur — Large Business 2010
November 01, 2010 – Copilote Inc. (PPPC 930504), member of BrandAlliance, is very proud to announce that Céline Pilote, its president, has just been recognized as Woman Entrepreneur… read more
Counselor Magazine`s Top 75 Places to Work award. Click here to read more!
Two BrandAlliance Companies Listed as Top 75 Out of 22,000 Employers!
Metromedia Marketing, A BrandAlliance Company, has been named among the top 75 best places to work by Counselor Magazine… read more

Signa Marketing and Copilote Join Forces! Click here to read more!
Signa Marketing and Copilote Join Forces!
ST LAURENT, QC – January 15, 2010 – Upkar Arora, Chairman of Integrus Brand Solutions and Céline Pilote, President of Copilote are pleased to announce… read more

 

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Integrus Brand Solutions Announces Purchase of Corporate Promotions. Click here to read more!Integrus Brand Solutions Announces Purchase of Corporate Promotions, a Division of R.J. McCarthy
Toronto, ON (July 31, 2009) – Integrus Brand Solutions Inc. (“Integrus”)… read more

Integrus Brand Solutions Inc. Joins BrandAlliance. Click here to read more!Integrus Brand Solutions Inc. Joins the BrandAlliance Group of Companies
Good companies strive to identify and work with the right people at the right time; with that knowledge, they grow and move… read more

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Copilote and BrandAlliance Inspire a Change. Click here to read more!
Copilote and BrandAlliance Inspire a Change
Céline Pilote, president of Copilote and a member of BrandAlliance, is proud to welcome a new sales consultant to her… read more
Premier`s Award for Healthy Workplaces. Click here to read more!
Staying Healthy Has Its Awards!
Metromedia Marketing Ltd., A member of BrandAlliance, had the honour of receiving the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces with Distinction from… read more
Bilingual website. Click here to read more!
Parlez-vous français? Oui or Yes!
With a partner member in Montreal, BrandAlliance recognized early that national representation was not going to be simple but “all things are difficult… read more

Promotional Smarties are Among Us! Click here to read more!
Promotional Smarties are Among Us!
The “Become A Professional Smartie” session in Calgary, Alberta was an overwhelming success for the first no non-sense education sessions in Western Canada… read more

BrandAlliance Continues to Strengthen Supplier Partnerships. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Continues to Strengthen Supplier Partnerships
As part of their new “Supplier Intelligence Program”, BrandAlliance is serious about working with… read more
Metromedia Recognized in Top 50 Best Places to Work in the Promotional Products Industry in North America. Click here to read more!
Metromedia Recognized in Top 50 Best Places to Work in the Promotional Products Industry in North America
Metromedia Marketing Ltd., member of… read more
BrandAlliance Launches Business Networking Portal! Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Launches Business Networking Portal!
Modeled after the most popular social networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace, BrandAlliance… read more

Getting Smarter Has Never Been Easier...or More Affordable! Click here to read more!
Getting Smarter Has Never Been Easier…or More Affordable!
You don’t have to be a smarty pants to know a good deal when you see one. On September 25 – 26… read more

Brand Management Alliance Welcomes Alan Chippindale to its Executive Team and Reinvents its Name! Click here to read more!
Brand Management Alliance Welcomes Alan Chippindale to its Executive Team and Reinvents its Name!
The BMA group of companies welcome… read more
BrandAlliance Acquires Exceptional Talent. Click here to read more!
BrandAlliance Acquires Exceptional Talent
Creative Concepts and BrandAlliance are proud to introduce Melissa Milligan… read more
Copilote Inc. Joins the Brand Management Alliance. Click here to read more!
Copilote Inc. Joins the Brand Management Alliance
Good companies know a good thing when they see it – award winning Montreal based Copilote Inc… read more

Creative Carves Out Market. Click here to read more!
Creative Carves Out Market
Pumpkins etched with a company logo that create a backlit effect were one of the ideas that helped Edmonton’s Creative… read more

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Message in a Bottle for Canadian Troops. Click here to read more!
Message in a Bottle for Canadian Troops
There’s a message in every bottle. When homebound Canadian soldiers… read more
Brand Man. Click here to read more!
Brand Man
Metromedia Marketing’s Nick Thompson creates a new brand of corporate image management… read more