Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
— George F. Will

Elevate Your Brand.



Based in Minneapolis, ELEVATION is focused on sports and lifestyle marketing in the Midwest -- or as we call it, the Bold North. This focus allows both greater efficiency and effectiveness for our clients. Simply put, we connect consumer brands to sports and lifestyles, and we connect sports and lifestyle brands to consumers. 



We work with athletes, companies, organizations, or events to help elevate their brands to new heights with authentic marketing that earns a place in the hearts and minds of sports and lifestyle enthusiasts. By associating your brand with various sports and lifestyles, we leverage the inherent passion of consumers to increase your relevance and revenue.

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The Sport of Marketing and the Marketing of SportS.

Like sports, successful marketing requires exceptional practice, work ethic and raw talent. And, like the scoreboards and clocks that define winners and losers in sports, there are metrics to measure the performance of marketing. Unfortunately, many other agencies are more concerned about their bottom line and awards than yours.


We do things differently.


You'll quickly see that we do things better. Our agency's leadership has built and managed businesses, just like yours, and we exist purely to serve your needs and interests. We understand the challenges and opportunities in today's marketplace -- and we're ready to help you succeed as a true partner.



driven by passion and purpose

Our integrated service offerings are delivered by passionate professionals that are committed to best serve the needs and interests of modern athletes, companies, organizations, and events. With an unwavering focus on your vision, values, mission, and strategy, we will create a customized plan for you that provides a blueprint for both short-term and long-term success.

a new approach


Everything we do is designed to fulfill your needs and objectives, not ours. With cost-efficient processes and practices driven by a highly capable team of marketers, we are able to deliver great results without wasting your time and money. As former clients and business builders ourselves, we're confident you'll find our "lean and mean" approach to be quite refreshing.



With more than 20 years of sports and lifestyle marketing experience in the Midwest, we are uniquely capable to help achieve your goals. Our focus is narrow but our industry expertise is vast. From award-winning marketing campaigns to unforgettable promotional events, our team has done it all. You can rely upon us to deliver what you need, when you need it. And, we'll be quick to tell you when we can't. 




Too many brands are spending their sports marketing dollars unwisely, or they're not effectively activating and leveraging them. As a true business partner, we'll work closely with you to provide the education and transparency needed to make sure you always get maximum bang for your buck.




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