Elevate your brand and transform your business.

You want to be bigger and better.

We help businesses grow by knowing their market, telling their story and living their brand.


Analyze your market and build your brand while working on a plan for growth.


Tell your story clearly and consistently with inspirational design and messaging.


Live your brand in your services, your communication and your culture.   

What we Do

When potential meets partnership.

We’re a team of marketing and business professionals focused on taking your business to new heights by making your brand stand out from the competition. Through our partnerships, we help teams maximize their resources and talents to be the market leader they have the potential to be. We do this by creating innovative solutions grounded in objective market research, communicated in a powerful corporate narrative and delivered through a superior customer experience by an engaged workforce.

A bold approach that brings brands to life.

Oftentimes in business there are no second acts, so we work with executive teams when it matters most and they can’t afford to get it wrong. Our partnerships are centered on getting to know you and your business so we truly are part of the same team. This proven approach brings stakeholders together to generate innovative solutions founded on data-driven decisions and arrived at with creativity and teamwork. And they have the most critical element to succeed: buy-in.

We’ve partnered with industry-leading brands.

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“Our partnership and engagement with Act 1 was instrumental in bringing together the teams of both companies and was a boost to our integration resulting in a terrific and unifying new name and helping to establish our brand promise for years to come.”
Tim Biltz

CEO, Segra

“The branding workshop with Act 1 Partners was one of the best experiences of my career.”

N. Price

Director of Customer Operations, Spirit Communications

“During a critical time in our company’s growth, their marketing insight and leadership helped us assemble a marketing team, implement a new brand and launch a new product. They set us up for success.”

R. Risch

CEO, Phylos


Join Us at ExhibitorLive

Act 1 Partner's John Nee will be presenting "On the Air! Podcasting to Grow Your Business and Your Event" at ExhibitorLive, Wednesday, April 26 at 8 a.m. in Louisville. This will be the second time John has been a presenter at the yearly conference.  Using his own...

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