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Proforma Marketing Essentials - Everything you need to market your company, product or service

Proforma Marketing Essentials is the leader in the printing, promotional products and packaging industries with a creative edge to add impact and value to your programs. As your agency without the agency fees, we provide the most innovative & cutting edge product and service solutions through more than 750 offices across the globe.

A true single-source marketing company providing creative ideas, personal service and support that you just can’t get from a computer algorithm.

Proforma Marketing Essentials is your one-stop shop for marketing services that help drive your business. There isn’t much that we haven’t seen over the last 40 years that we’ve been sitting across the desk from clients like you. And we’ve helped hundreds of clients from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. We’re not interested in winning awards and frankly we don’t have much of an ego. Our passion is helping businesses like yours reach and exceed their goals through customized, cost-efficient, creative, and effective marketing strategies.

 

Reliability. Our number one priority is ensuring your success. Sometimes that means innovative strategy. Sometimes it’s award-winning creative. And sometimes it’s as simple as hitting a deadline that’s important to your business.

 

Single-Source. Promotional items aren’t difficult to find. But finding the right item or apparel to help your team stand out, or exactly the right marketing solution to launch your newest endeavor? That can be a bit more challenging. With over 500 strategic partnerships spanning merchandise, apparel, printing, multimedia, logistics and distribution, Proforma Marketing Essentials has the resources to ensure a perfect fit, every time.

 

Reach. Proforma Marketing Essentials is part of Proforma, one of North America’s largest and most trusted marketing services providers. As a result, we have access to the buying power that the world’s largest organizations enjoy and can put those cost savings, expanded offerings and buying power to work for you, no matter your size!

 

Big Picture Thinking. Your marketing strategies affect more than just your sales figures. We look beyond traditional marketing to see how marketing strategies and promotions will impact every area of your operations from HR to Operations.

 

Innovation & Wisdom. The media landscape is more crowded than ever, and businesses need to stand out to be heard. Collectively our team represents over 100 years of experience in marketing. We bring creativity to each project, grounded with a healthy dose of reality.

 

Perspective. At Proforma Marketing Essentials, we start with the Why and provide perspective based on best practices, experience, and a dedication to providing you with the best tools and techniques for your business objectives, not ours.

 

SERVICES & PRODUCTS

We have assembled a complete offering of services and products to handle all of your business needs. Proforma applies creativity and innovation to your business challenges, from the development of brochures and promotional items to the execution of marketing campaigns and eCommerce solutions, making us the One Source for all your brand marketing and graphic communications needs.

INDUSTRIES

For more than 35 years, Proforma has developed custom solutions for a diverse customer base. What makes Proforma stand apart is our commitment to providing our customers with value-added services, including creative.

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1978

Proforma Founded

1980

Sales exceed $1 million

1986

National expansion begins

1991

Proforma expands into Canada

1994

Products and services now include promotional products

1995

Proforma introduces ProSource "online" catalog

1996

Proforma moves into the state-of-the-art Worldwide Support Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Fred DeLuca, Founder & CEO of Subway, invests in Proforma

1999

Launch of Proforma.com and portal sites. Products and services now include eCommerce. Proforma grows to more than 400 offices

2000

Proforma grows to more than 500 offices

2002

Proforma celebrates its 25th anniversary

2003

Proforma celebrates its 25th anniversary

2004

Proforma grows to more than 650 offices

2005

North American Major Accounts [NAMA] program developed to better identify and service larger national accounts

2006

Proforma serves 260 NAMA accounts. eCommerce Department breaks $5 million in sales

2007

Launch of first Eco-Friendly Catalog featuring "green" print and promotional items; the catalog design – which called for printing on recycled paper with soy-based inks and bound with recycled staples – wins an American Inhouse Design Award

2008

Proforma serves 400 enterprise-level accounts. eCommerce Department breaks $16 million in sales

2010

Greg and Vera Muzzillo Named "People of the Year" by

2012

Proforma recognized as Top 10 “Best Place to Work” by Counselor magazine.

2013

Proforma becomes a certified woman-owned business by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC)

2014

Proforma achieves record $40 Million Sales Month

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