Looking for a top TV advertising agency in Chicago?

TV ads are an effective way to build brand awareness if you have the marketing budget to invest in television advertising. Commercials on TV typically last about 30-60 seconds, and the cost of placing a TV ad depends on when it runs, on what channels, and how long the ad lasts. Advertisements that play more frequently and target broader audiences tend to cost more. Television advertising also includes commercials on streaming services and video platforms like Hulu or YouTube. An ad on Hulu may cost more than an ad on YouTube due to the size and style of content on Hulu. A TV advertising agency will help you determine which platforms and channels are best based on your target audience, goals, and budget.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top TV advertising companies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Chicago TV Advertising Companies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    HANGAR12, an advertising company, was launched in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis, Minnesota and St. Louis, Missouri and offers advertising, digital strategy, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    HANGAR12 providing branding services for a food production company. This included promotional materials, packaging design, and merchandising.

    "They are open to conversations, suggestions, and debates."

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Popskull is an advertising agency located in Chicago. Since 2009, their team of fewer than 10 work with small businesses. They specialize in advertising, social media marketing, and PPC. 

    Clients
    SkinnyPop
    Tramontina
    Stolen Rum
    Devil Dawgs
    Notable Project

    Popskull completed the design of a transportation app. The agency also helped with advertising that would increase awareness of the app. They were responsible for the creative direction of the application.

    "They have been open to all feedback, changing their procedures, and digging in to make sure we are achieving what we need to do." — Marketing Manager, Transportation App

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lisle IL

    Coming of Age is a marketing agency based in Lisle, Ill. Since 1991, their team of 13 has specialized in branding, advertising, digital strategy, SEO, and email and direct marketing for clients trying to target older generations.

    Clients
    AARP
    Philips Lifeline
    AT&T
    Humana
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Coming of Age developed a digital strategy for a medical alert business. They provided creative messaging, strategy, and media planning. The client has experienced an increase in ROI as a result of Coming of Age's work.

    "We saw big impacts and changes, and they were very influential in getting us to expand our thinking and approach." — Director of Marketing, Medical Alert Business

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lombard IL

    Founded in 1992, Stevens & Tate is an integrated marketing and advertising agency located just outside Chicago in Lombard, Ill. Its full-service team of 14 offers branding, web design, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, advertising, PPC, and media planning for mostly mid-market and small businesses.

    Clients
    Aldi
    NeoGrid
    Taco Bell
    Habitat for Humanity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A baking company originally hired Stevens & Tate for packaging design work, but the partnership expanded to billboard and display design and PR management in addition to packaging design.

    "They understand our company and they understand our brand. They’re very responsive. If I give them a task, they hit the mark and don’t misunderstand. We just understand each other and there’s no confusion." – VP of Marketing, Baking Company

  • 5
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Muse Duran is a digital agency in Chicago. Founded in 2016, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the automotive, business, and advertising sectors. Services include advertising, video production, and web design.

    Clients
    Mitsubishi Motors North America
    Drive at Home
    Sellebs
    Automotive Sales Academy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Muse Duran handled advertising and marketing services for a car dealership. Their team provided efforts in media campaigns, radio and TV commercials, graphics, and banners. The work has received positive feedback and the collaboration was seamless.

    “They make good suggestions that I never thought of and our relationship has really grown.” – Sales Manager, Car Dealership

  • 6
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    A Willing Participant, Inc. is an advertising firm based in Chicago. Founded in 2014, their team of 8 serves clients in the nonprofit and consumer products sectors. Services include direct marketing and branding.

    Clients
    Accelerate Institute
    Children's Home and Aid
    Deloro Wear Solutions
    Independence-4-Seniors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Willing Participant, Inc. provides design services for a marketing company. Their work has yielded a high rate of client loyalty. The team is exceptionally professional.

    “His turnaround time is excellent.” – Senior Account Executive, Marketing Company

  • 7
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Strike 2 is a marketing agency founded in Chicago in 2019 with no more than 10 employees. They are experts in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy solutions for small and mid-market agencies in the industries of legal cannabis, consumer products, and more.

    Clients
    Brightfield Group
    Bartesian
    Bozii
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Strike 2 provided branding solutions for a narrative design-based marketing agency. The agency was looking to rebrand their identity with a new logo, font, and more. Strike 2’s branding work has so far been met with positive feedback.

    “What struck me the most is how well they understood what I was telling them I wanted the brand to stand for as well as the way they synthesized the interviews with my clients. It felt spot on.” - Founder & CEO, Marketing Agency

  • 8
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Valparaiso IN

    Based in Valparaiso, Ind., Barbauld Agency is a marketing agency serving small and midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Their team of fewer than 10 provides marketing and digital strategy, advertising, social media marketing, and web design services. They were founded in 2009.

    Clients
    Von Tobel
    Heinold & Feller
    VisionPoint
    Trailer Transit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Barbauld Agency provided website design and upkeep services for an asphalt and paving company. They're responsible for website updates and the company's PPC campaign management. The team has demonstrated an exemplary quality of work, delivering tangible results. 

    "Their turnaround time is quick and we’ve seen more web inquiries too. We’re just starting to track where our inquiries are coming from. Our conversions are also up slightly." — Sales, Asphalt & Paving Company

  • 9
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Adcetera is a creative firm based in Houston, Tex. Founded in 1982, their team of around 98 employees provides advertising, branding, and media planning services.

    Clients
    HP
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    KBR
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The team conceptualized and executed the story for a three-day in-person event for an oil and gas company. While there were challenges with communication, their copywriting skills impressed and their creative work was solid.

    "Their copywriter really understood our mission and had an eloquent way of positioning us." Head of Global Marketing, Oil & Gas Company

  • 10
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    Downtown Partners Chicago

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    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Small advertising company Downtown Partners Chicago, is located in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 2004, the team specializes in advertising, branding, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more.
  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Naperville IL

    Founded in 1995, MACLYN is a marketing firm that primarily works with middle-market and large businesses. The company is headquartered in Naperville, Ill. and has an additional location in Des Moines, Iowa. Their team of about 25 specialists offers expert branding, SEO, PPC, social media marketing, digital strategy, marketing strategy, advertising, and video production.

    Clients
    Dunkin' Donuts
    Hotel Arista
    Level 257
    Argus Brewery
    Notable Project

    MACLYN oversaw a complete overhaul of a healthcare technology company's brand, which included digital advertising, messaging strategy, and determining the company's overall vision.

     

  • 12
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    360i is an international marketing and advertising agency that was founded in 1998. It is headquartered in New York and has U.S. offices in Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Its international offices are found in the U.K., Canada, and Brazil. Its large team of around 1,000 employees has two decades of experience in web design, advertising, and social media marketing. The team at 360i specializes in working with large enterprises but has worked with smaller and mid-market sized clients in the past. 

    Clients
    FOX
    Canon
    Oscar Meyer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    360i was hired by a television company to drive engagement for one of their hit shows. 360i designed a Twitter gamification campaign in which users had to navigate the platform to "find" a missing clue about one of the show's characters. 360i was able to get the topic trending and generated over 6 million impressions for the campaign. 

     

  • 13
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    88 Brand Partners, an advertising company, was established in 1988. The small team offers advertising, branding, broadcast video, logo, and more. The company is located in Chicago, Illinois.
    Industries
  • 14
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    North Chicago IL
    Marketing strategy company Buster Creative was launched in 1993. In North Chicago, Illinois, their small team specializes in marketing strategy, advertising, email marketing, social media marketing, and more.
    Industries
  • 15
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Highland Park IL
    Fishman Marketing is an advertising company. Launched in 1997, the small firm is based in Highland Park, Illinois. Their services include advertising, branding, and web design.
  • 16
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Marketing Keys is a small advertising company. Established in 2007, the team specializes in advertising and media planning & buying. The agency is based in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 17
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Batavia IL
    ARENDS is a small advertising company. The Batavia, Illinois-based company was founded in 1958. Their services include advertising, market research, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and more.
  • 18
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    CIVILIAN Agency, a marketing strategy company, was founded in 1988. Their small team is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The firm offers marketing strategy, advertising, branding, video production, and more.
  • 22
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Oak Park IL
    Advertising company Latitude 42 Media is located in Oak Park, Illinois. The small company was established in 2009. Their team offers advertising, branding, and media planning & buying.
  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Based in Chicago, Illinois, MK Communications is an advertising company. Established in 1984, the small team provides advertising, marketing strategy, public relations, and social media marketing.
  • 25
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    Tridence Marketing Agency

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    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Tridence Marketing Agency is an advertising company launched in 2000. Their small team is based in Jacksonville Beach, Florida and Chicago, Illinois and offers advertising, branding, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and more.
    Industries
  • 26
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Advertising company Brightfield Group is located in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 2015, the small team provides advertising, branding, product design, marketing strategy, and more.
    Industries
  • 27
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Schaumburg IL
    Pinnacle Advertising, an advertising company, is located in Schaumburg, Illinois. The midsize team offers advertising, branding, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and more. The company was launched in 1999.
    Industries
  • 28
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lincolnwood IL
    Cleverbird Creative is an advertising company. The Lincolnwood, Illinois-based firm was founded in 2006. The small team focuses on advertising, branding, digital strategy, web design, and more.
  • 29
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    SPM Marketing & Communications

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    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    La Grange IL
    SPM Marketing & Communications, a branding agency, is in La Grange, Illinois. Launched in 1983, the midsize team focuses on branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, direct marketing, and more.
    Industries
  • 30
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Davis Harrison Dion is a branding company founded in 1979. They are located in Chicago, Illinois and have a small team. The company provides branding, media planning & buying, web design, advertising, and more.
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