Ignition works with marketing communications and other professional service firms to help them in three essential areas: Defining a differentiating positioning, realigning their structure and business model, and adopting a more progressive approach to compensation.

Locatelli and Company is comprised of a diverse team of CPA’s and accounting professionals who have developed a specialty niche in working with advertising agencies and PR firms. Led by Jim Locatelli who spent 16 years in the agency business as a CFO and owner, the firm has the ability to dig deep into details and communicate complex financial concepts in a simple language that clients can understand. They lay the groundwork and plans for clients to achieve their financial goals, and provide the guidance along the journey to keep them on track. Based in Milwaukee, the firm has gained an expertise in the industry that enables it to work with advertising agencies and marketing firms throughout the country.

Newfangled partners with independent agencies to create lead development ecosystems for themselves and their clients, and has been doing so since 1995. Newfangled focuses on both consulting and development projects involving lead generation and e-commerce websites which involve CRM systems and marketing automation technology. Newfangled's mission is to serve as the 20 person team of web marketing experts for agencies who aren't interested in staffing such a team internally. We give you the resources, perspective, and expertise you need to not only lead your clients on digital marketing matters, but to redefine the way they think about such things.

Stacey is the co-author of the book Yes You Can! Everything You Need to Know From A to Z To Influence Others To Take Action and is writing her 2nd book Redefining Influence. She has inspired thousands as a featured guest on media outlets including; The NY Times, SmartMoney magazine, Business Week, Lifetime Network and Chicago WGN. Her high energy and interactive programs focus on practical and immediate how to’s for leaders to communicate with influence Monday to Monday to improve performance, increase profits and build a reputation they’re proud of. Stacey’s clients include Deloitte, Nationwide, General Mills and Kohl’s., 773-209-5970,

Global. Opinionated. Independent. Established in 2002, we help forward-thinking business professionals in 180+ countries understand the new consumer and subsequently uncover compelling, profitable innovation opportunities.

Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance - A worldwide association of law firms specializing in advertising and promotion law.

Intermedian International - Intermedian International is an international media planning, buying and placement, along with promotion and event firm, with offices in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and South Korea. They also have partner agreements to assist TAAN members with media buying and placement in India, Japan, Korea, and Malaysia. They work with both B2B and consumer brands in all these markets. Contact: Frank Choi, email:

Masterfile is a visual content provider - a stock photo agency - with a large collection of Rights-Managed and Royalty-Free photos and illustrations by world-class artists covering a wide range of subjects. We acquire, organize, distribute and license images for commercial use in media ranging from print advertising to websites - a growing world market exceeding $2 billion. Our images are acquired under exclusive contract from professional photographers and illustrators who are paid a royalty every time an image is licensed. The images are stored digitally, showcased, licensed and delivered instantly to business clients worldwide via the Internet 24/7.  TAAN Members have a special agreement.

Reed Smith - The world's leading law firm specializing in advertising, promotion law. TAAN works with the offices in New York, Washington, DC, and London. ReACTS

Win Without Pitching is the business development consulting firm for ad agencies and design firms that believe there is a better way to build a marketing communication agency. Blair Enns has been a valuable consultant and workshop leader at our meetings.