Getting Clients to Take Creative Risks

Our Chairman, Pat Fallon, wrote this article for an upcoming issue of the Harvard Business Review, on how he’s worked to get clients to be risk takers. The Idea: Even companies that say they want an edgy campaign often balk … Continued


2014 Minnesota Business Hall of Fame inductee: Pat Fallon

Each year, Twin Cities Business recognizes the accomplishments of Minnesota executives who have made lifetime contributions to Minnesota’s economy and greater community. Each has developed industry-leading businesses that are poised to continue such leadership well into the future. Each has … Continued

Addressing Gender Issues in the Ad Workplace

Fallon’s Alison Beattie started a network to discuss gender issues in the advertising environment. The first, free event is at Fallon on February 20. Below is an excerpt of an article from Minnesota Business Magazine. When Alison Beattie went back … Continued

The Value of Culture in Today’s Business World

Pat Fallon shares the ingredients for a successful workplace culture. By Pat Fallon Fallon is 32 years old. Prior to starting our business, we took a full year to plan it. We hired the best lawyers, the best accountants and … Continued

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This Ad Agency Wants To Help Make Your Kickstarter Campaign A Hit

Click here to visit Fallon, Minneapolis offers the same creative services it uses for major brands to promote crowd-funding ideas. It was bound to happen. As the size and scale of crowd-funded projects continues to expand, so too does … Continued

Brown-Forman Makes It A Double With Fallon

Minnesota agency wins creative duties for Brown-Forman’s Tequila Herradura brands following previous Woodford Reserve assignment Minneapolis, MN – January 7, 2013 – This week, Tequila Herradura named Fallon Minneapolis as the brand’s new global agency of record. The appointment follows … Continued


Henkel Adds Fallon to Its Creative Roster

Shop takes on the Loctite brand of adhesives by Andrew McMains at AdWeek Fallon has outstripped a long list of finalists to claim a spot of Henkel’s creative roster—as lead agency on the company’s Loctite brand of adhesives. Sources identified … Continued

Woodford Reserve

Fallon Named AOR for Brown-Forman Bourbon Brand

Minnesota agency takes on creative for Woodford Reserve Minneapolis, MN – October 9th, 2013 – This week Brown-Forman announced Fallon Minneapolis as the new agency of record for Woodford Reserve. Fallon’s creative team will oversee creative development for the super … Continued

Fallon Announces Key Leadership

Minnesota agency announces new Chief Marketing Officer, Managing Director, Chief Production Officer and Director of Talent and Communications Minneapolis, MN – Sep 6th, 2013 – This week, Fallon Minneapolis announced four major appointments to management roles within the agency. The … Continued

Fallon wins AdWeek media plan of the year for IFC

Fallon has been named the winner of Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year competition in the Best Use of Alternative Media category for its IFC Portlandia campaign. To promote its third season, Fallon created the Portlandia Marketing Cooperative, an unconventional, … Continued

Big Wood Taps Fallon

Big Wood Taps Fallon Award wining local brewery Big Wood has selected Fallon Minneapolis as its agency of record. The two Minnesota companies will team up to grow the Big Wood brand and expand it’s distribution. “Big Wood is unique … Continued

Ad of the Day: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Assaults Your Senses

A new chapter in the country’s most provocative hotel campaign By Tim Nudd July 19, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT Tempting, not beseeching, the viewer Loud. Sexy. Aggressive. Claustrophobic. These aren’t characteristics you would normally associate with hotel advertising. But then, … Continued

Fallon Pair Makes Thirty Two Magazine “32 Under 32”

Aaron Seymour-Anderson & Aneela Kumar make list of distinguished Ad/Marketing pros Minneapolis, MN – May 31, 2013 – This week two of Fallon’s team members were named to Thirty Two Magazine’s 1st “32 Under 32 List.” Both Art Director Aaron … Continued

Fallon Announces Three Key Creative Hires

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 30, 2013 – Fallon Minneapolis today announced three key creative hires: Andrew Koningen joins the agency from Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam as Director of Production, Charles Wolford joins from 72 and Sunny as Chief Production Officer, … Continued

ATS vs World

Helping creatively: Give as you please

At the ad agency Fallon, employees get time and money to donate — and then decide how to use it BY: TOM JOHNSON | DECEMBER 2012/JANUARY 2013 Editor’s note: This article is part of the Helping Creatively feature that appeared in our December 2012/January 2013 … Continued

Cool Hunting: Cadillac ATS vs. The World

Behind the scenes of Cadillac’s Olympic campaign By James Thorne Debuting during the 2012 Olympics, the “Cadillac ATS vs. the World” campaign was one of the standout ad spots of the international broadcast. The ATS is Cadillac’s entry-level luxury sedan, … Continued

ADWEEK: First Mover, Jeff Kling

The celebrated copywriter on why Fallon’s best work may be ahead of it By Noreen O’Leary You studied German and English at Duke. How did you get into advertising? It was a perfectly useless degree. I leaned on a friend … Continued