The 2013 Illinois Excellence in Tourism Awards – which recognizes innovative tourism marketing initiatives that promote the outstanding destinations, attractions and events throughout the State of Illinois – has honored Davis Harrison Dion’s work for the Rosemont Convention & Tourism Bureau. Of the 137 entries submitted, the dimensional mailer for The Park at Rosemont entitled “Coaster” won the Best Sales Collateral Award.
Behind the success of this work was the unique approach the direct mail piece took in showcasing the destination. The award-winning submission for The Park at Rosemont featured individual, custom-designed coasters to...
Davis Harrison Dion (DHD), a North Michigan Avenue strategic communications firm, will be featured Sunday at 10:35 p.m. on 190 North, a weekly ABC-TV program focusing on Chicago entertainment, trends and style.
In a segment highlighting unique offices in the Chicago area, DHD Creative Director Bob Dion shares how he transformed an old salvaged ski boat into a desk and conference table — captain's chair and all — with one of the best views of Michigan Avenue.
The show's other unique offices include a full-sized basketball court inside Allied First Bank in Oswego and...
December 21, 2009 BY LEWIS LAZARE Sun-Times Columnist
The Chicago ad industry took a hit in 2009, but there were encouraging signs in the form of holiday cards from local ad shops. (AP)
For weeks, we've been mentally bracing for what we feared would be a depressing drought in the holiday card department this season. Yes, 2009 will go down as the year of the great recession. Ad agencies have struggled as much as any other kind of business just to...
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The historic 333 North Michigan Avenue Building was constructed in 1927 on the site of Fort Dearbon, the first Chicago settlement built in 1803. Fort Dearborn was strategically positioned along the Chicago River making it a prime location for travel and trafficking goods – and now it positions the building in heart of Michigan Avenue.
The first thing you notice is the unmistakable art deco design. It was derived directly from Eero Saarinen’s designs for the Chicago Tribune Tower and his Grant Park skyscraper proposal. A bas-relief frieze by sculptor Enrique Alferez winds around the building, commemorating Chicago’s pioneer past while adding exquisite detailing.