ABOUT US

What if there was a new standard for face-to-face marketing?

We believe that billions of dollars are wasted every year on face-to-face marketing. Without strategy, success is unlikely.

We believe that face-to-face is the most effective form of marketing and we can prove it. If yours isn’t, you could be doing it better.

We believe we can change the industry.
We’ve already started.

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01 ABOUT

DERSE BRINGS…

WITH CAPABILITIES THAT INCLUDE:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Fabrication
  • Portfolio Planning
  • Program Management
  • Engagement Training
  • Project Management
  • Accountability Assessment
  • Rental
  • iQ Lead Collection
  • Warehousing
  • Experiential Marketing
  • International
  • 3D/2D/Multimedia Design
  • On-site Labor

02 LOCATIONS

What if you had local support anywhere in the nation?

Las Vegas office for Derse experiential marketing and event agency.

Las Vegas, NV

3200 East Gowan,
Suite 115
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 895-9998

Derse experiential marketing agency office in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh, PA

422 Keystone Drive,
Warrendale, PA 15086
(724) 772-4853

Derse's event agency office in Atlanta, GA.

Atlanta, GA

1100 Cobb Place Blvd NW,
Suite 100
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 428-1328

The Dallas office for Derse, a pioneer in event and experiential marketing.

Dallas, TX

586 S. Royal Lane,
Coppell, TX 75019
(972) 393-9046

Chicago office for face to face marketing agency Derse.

Chicago, IL

3696 Burwood Drive,
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 473-2149

Derse's flagship office in Milwaukee, WI.

Milwaukee, WI

3800 West Canal Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 257-2000

Our six full-service facilities share the same operational platform, which means they can pull resources—even people—as workloads demand. It’s these details that make the difference between a passable program and a profitable program.

03 HISTORY

What if our proven past is eclipsed by our promising future?

In 1948, James F. Derse founded The Derse Company as a sign painting business in the back of his mother’s Milwaukee garage. Today, Derse is a leading face-to-face marketing consultant, agency and exhibit builder with more than 475 employees and six full-service divisions. We drive client programs in more than 50 countries. We have evolved by developing and delivering a Smarter approach to face-to-face marketing.

05 AWARDS

What if your partner cared more about your business than their trophy case?

Awards are good. They look good. They let everyone know you’re good at what you do. 
For us, the positive recognition feels good—but achieving your business goals feels great.

These are a few measures that define our success:

  • Doubling qualified leads with purpose-driven Experiential Marketing
  • Surpassing goals for new contacts by 223%
  • Increasing qualified leads ten-fold from the previous year
  • Improving EBC utilization by 50% from the previous year
  • Exceeding show expectations to net 13 high-value business opportunities

Trophies include:

  • EXHIBITOR Design Awards
  • EXHIBITOR Sizzle Awards
  • EDPA EDDIE Awards
  • EX Awards
  • EVENT Design Awards
  • Advertising Age “Top Ten” Experiential/Event Marketing Agency