Reflections on the Midterm Election

Lessons successful brands can teach politicos. All the posturing and partisan antics once restricted to our semi-annual election cycles now permeate everyone’s daily lives, thanks to 24/7 cable and online.... Read more

SMZ welcomes Nia Martin

SMZ welcomes Nia Martin to the team as an account coordinator. Nia is a 2014 graduate of University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in business administration/marketing.  She was a collegiate athlete fo.... Read more

The Weeks that Were

SMZ has been in business since 1929, 85 years.  In an industry that is often dramatic, very few weeks were as dramatic for us as the last few. We moved offices for the first time in nearly 30 years.  It w.... Read more

News flash: learning never goes out of style

Is it still possible, even after decades of experience, to recapture the enthusiasm, curiosity, and fearlessness to take on new challenges? Technology changes corporate landscapes and entire industries at a.... Read more

A few minutes with SMZ’s departing Chief Creative Officer Gary Wolfson

For over five and one-half years Gary Wolfson called SMZ home. He started here at a time when Detroit and the country were facing some of their most challenging times in recent history. The advertising busi.... Read more