Sometimes it feels good to gloat a bit.

We are over the moon when we get to shout about all the amazing things our clients are doing. But we have to admit, sometimes it feels pretty good to blow our own horn a bit now and again! Throughout our many years in business, we have received coverage in local and national news, and we’ve been recognized and received awards from some of the marketing industry’s highest creative and business institutions. Here’s just a few.


Over the course of our years in business, Team Avocet has been the winner of more than 60 awards for marketing, PR, and advertising excellence. Some of them include:

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    Named as one of Colorado’s Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses by ColoradoBiz magazine in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

    Named to ColoradoBiz magazine’s Top 250 Privately Owned Businesses in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

    Lori Jones named one of Colorado’s Women to Watch by ColoradoBiz magazine in 2017

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    Included in The Denver Business Journal’s list of Top 25 Marketing Agencies in 2017, 2018, 2019

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    Named to BizWest’s Mercury 100 list in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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    Lori Jones inducted in 2020 for her dedication to and encouragement of business excellence.

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    Forbes Agency member 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

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    Winner of more than 60 awards for marketing, PR, and advertising excellence


Our team is constantly striving to improve our customer's digital performance by maintaining the highest levels of industry competency. By being an expert in our craft, we help you be exceptional in yours.

  • Digital Sales Certification
    Digital Sales Certification
  • Display & Video 360 Certification
    Display & Video 360 Certification
  • Google Ads - Measurement
    Google Ads - Measurement
  • Google Ads Apps Certification
    Google Ads Apps Certification
  • Google Ads Search Certification
    Google Ads Search Certification
  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification
    Google Analytics Individual Qualification
  • Manage campaigns in Search Ads 360
    Manage campaigns in Search Ads 360
  • Shopping ads Certification
    Shopping ads Certification
  • Google Ads Display Certification
    Google Ads Display Certification
  • Google Ads Video Certification
    Google Ads Video Certification
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  • Dave Smith Joins Avocet Communications as Director of Client Relations

    July 22, 2020 (Team)

    Dave Smith, a seasoned marketing professional who has spent the last 15+ years in domestic and international advertising agencies consulting for public and private clients seeking to grow their businesses, has joined Avocet Communications as the agency’s Director of Client Relations.

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  • Lisa Metzger Celebrates Five Years At Avocet Communications

    June 23, 2020 (Team)

    Metzger is a veteran PR and media relations specialist with over 30 years in the industry. She joined Avocet in 2015 and has, since that time, managed strategic PR and media relations campaigns for the agency’s entire client roster, including, among many others, Arc Thrift Stores, Roccor, Solid Power, Mulay’s Sausage, Aircraft Performance Group, the Big Idea Project, and the Generous Leadership® Challenge.

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  • Achieves Big Results For Arc Thrift Store’s Feed Colorado Food Drive Campaign

    June 20, 2020 (Client Outcomes)

    Avocet Communications, one of the country’s leading integrated marketing communications agencies, achieved big results for Arc Thrift Stores’ Feed Colorado food drive, including a public relations strategy that reached an audience of over half a million people along the Front Range, and an Earned Media Value of nearly $700,000.

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  • Onboards New Intern

    June 16, 2020 (Team)

    Wilson, a Colorado native studying business, marketing, and media studies at Colorado State University, will assist team Avocet across the marketing spectrum. His duties will include conducting competitive research for clients and general coordination.

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  • Publishes E-book On Marketing Strategies During The Covid-19 Crisis

    May 15, 2020 (Thought Leadership)

    As businesses navigate through the global COVID-19 crisis and steer toward a New Normal, Lori Jones, president and CEO of Avocet Communications, is offering up her strategic insights in the form of a new eBook, Revival Strategies: COVID-19 Recovery Planning for Brands.

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  • Launches Podcast Mini-series To Help Businesses Weather The Covid Storm

    April 30, 2020 (Thought Leadership)

    As companies all over the country – and even the world – struggle to stay in business as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc, one Colorado marketing executive is offering advice on ways they can adapt and thrive.

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  • Donates Time And Expertise To Nonprofits During Covid

    April 20, 2020 (Community)

    As the marketing budgets of small nonprofits are being diminished or wholly cut because of the economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, one Longmont-based marketing communications agency is stepping in and lending their time and expertise to ensure that these organizations can continue to serve the community.

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  • Joins The Generous Leadership® Challenge

    April 7, 2020 (Team)

    The Generous Leadership® Challenge is an approach and mindset that inspires generosity in teams and individuals. The Generous Leadership Challenge – which can be adopted by business leaders for their teams; teachers, educators, and district leaders for their students; as well as individuals and families – is designed to test our notion of leadership in weekly personal, empowering, and reflective experiments that can be done at home or work – remotely or virtually.

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  • Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    January 7, 2020 (Team)

    In 1980, one of Colorado’s and the nation’s leading integrated marketing agencies was founded in the basement of a home in Longmont, Colorado. Now, 40 years later, Avocet Communications continues to flourish and to help brands all over the country ignite their business and drive the bottom line.

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  • Helps Position And Launch Aircraft Performance Group As Industry Leader

    October 19, 2019 (Client Outcomes)

    Avocet Communications celebrated big wins and played a critical role in positioning its client, Aircraft Performance Group (APG), as it strategized a new market vision and introduced a new product to the market at the industry’s most important trade show.

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