Who is Aha! Creative?

Aha! Creative is a full service advertising and marketing agency. We partner with Next Move Group to create bold marketing strategies and solutions for economic development, tourism, chambers of commerce, and municipal clients.

We Are Story Tellers. Let us tell you our story through our clients.


Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

Since 2004, we have won numerous national, regional, and state industry awards. And we're proud of those awards. But, at Aha! Creative, we feel a more important measure of our success is the success of our clients. In the past two years alone, over 70% of our Economic Development clients have landed projects - projects that have created hundreds and hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in local investment. A few of our success stories below:


NETWORKS - Sullivan Partnership

NETWORKS - Sullivan Partnership

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

March 4th, 2016

BRISTOL WELCOMES AGERO AND 600 JOBS

Bristol, TN – Networks Sullivan, the regional economic development partnership for NE Tennessee’s 510,000 person Tri-Cities region, announced today that Agero, Inc., a leading provider of vehicle and driver safety, security and information services, has selected the Tri-Cities region of Tennessee as the site for the company’s sixth inbound contact center. The move will add 600 jobs to the local economy…

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Services We Provided Networks Sullivan

  • Website Design
    • Mobile Friendly
    • User Manageable CMS
    • Open Architecture
    • Thorough Analytics
    • Social Media Integration
  • Proprietary Functionality
    • Interactive Maps
    • Report Builder
    • Job Board
  • Workforce/Targeted Sectors Data Provided by Our Site Selectors

Then this Happened........

 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

 

Kentucky Lake Economic Development in Marshall County

Our Work

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

April 29th, 2016

CHAMPION HOMES TO BRING UP TO 150 JOBS TO MARSHALL COUNTY

Benton, KY – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Champion Home Builders Inc., a recognized name in modular, mobile and manufactured housing, will invest $6.3 million in a production facility in Benton and create up to 150 jobs

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Services We Provided Marshall County

  • Targeted Economic & Labor Data Provided by Our Site Selectors
  • Took Existing Website and Redesigned it With These Up to Date Features:
    • Mobile Friendly
    • User Manageable CMS
    • Open Architecture
    • Thorough Analytics
    • Social Media Integration
  • Proprietary functionality
    • Interactive Maps
    • Report Builder

Then this Happened........

 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

 

Shoals Economic Development Authority

Our Work

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

September 12th, 2012

TASUS CORP ANNOUNCES $19 MILLION FACILITY IN FLORENCE, AL

Japan-based company to create 135 jobs

Florence, AL – Japanese auto parts supplier TASUS Corp. announced plans Tuesday to build a plant at the Florence-Lauderdale Industrial Park in a $19.1 million investment that will provide 135 jobs

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Services We Provided The Shoals

  • Website Design
    • Mobile Friendly
    • User Manageable CMS
    • Open Architecture
    • Thorough Analytics
    • Social Media Integration
  • Proprietary functionality
    • Interactive Maps
    • Report Builder
Then this Happened........
 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

June 11th, 2013

CBC AMERICA TO BUILD $24 MILLION PLANT IN MUSCLE SHOALS, AL

11 acre facility will employ 125 workers

Muscle Shoals, AL – A Japanese company announced plans Monday to build its first American manufacturing plant in Muscle Shoals. CBC America will build a $24 million plant adjacent to North American Lighting in Shoals Research Airpark. The 11 acre plant will employ 125

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Services We Provided The Shoals

  • Website Design
    • Mobile Friendly
    • User Manageable CMS
    • Open Architecture
    • Thorough Analytics
    • Social Media Integration
  • Proprietary functionality
    • Interactive Maps
    • Report Builder

Then this Happened........

 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

 

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

Our Work

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

August 4th, 2016

CABINETS TO GO LOCATES NAT’L HEADQUARTERS IN LAWRENCEBURG, TN

Kitchen cabinet and vanity distributor to invest $9 million, create 88 new jobs

Lawrenceburg, TN – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Cabinets To Go officials announced today the company will locate its national headquarters in Lawrenceburg, creating 88 new jobs.

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Services We Provided Lawrence County

  • Branding/Identity
  • Print Collateral
  • Website Design
    • Mobile Friendly
    • User Manageable CMS
    • Open Architecture
    • Thorough Analytics
    • Social Media Integration
  • Proprietary functionality
    • Interactive Maps
    • Report Builder
  • Branding/Identity

Then this Happened........

 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

 

City of Loretto, TN

Our Work

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success

March 13th, 2015

AVIAGEN RELOCATES SEVERAL PRODUCTION DIVISIONS TO LORETTO

Loretto, TN – City of Loretto officials announced today that Aviagen, the world’s leading poultry breeding company, has acquired a facility in Loretto and will be relocating several divisions to the community. The move will result in the creation of 45 jobs

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Services We Provided City of Loretto

  • Branding/Identity
  • Print Collateral
  • Website Design
    • Mobile Friendly
    • User Manageable CMS
    • Open Architecture
    • Thorough Analytics
    • Social Media Integration
  • Proprietary functionality
    • Interactive Maps
    • Report Builder
  • Targeted Economic & Labor Data

Then this Happened........

 

Our Work - Measured by Our Clients' Success


The Secret of Our Success - Creativity, Technology, and Site Selectors

Aha! Creative is built upon the very best of creativity, technology, and site selectors.

We are the only full service advertising and marketing firm that includes site selectors on our team. We talk to a site selector almost daily, who else can say that? We have three experienced site selectors, one of whom is a member of the Site Selectors Guild, who work with us throughout our process to ensure our strategy, services, and products we deliver to you will appeal to site selectors and business prospects. 

Our work includes website development, branding, ad campaign management, market strategy and planning, print design & web design, broadcast radio & television ad production, long form video for web, photography, social media management, and communications.

At our heart, we are storytellers.  In word and image, Aha works to tell your story in a way that will make your audience sit up and listen.

From a single print piece, to a website, to an entire branding and marketing campaign, we are your marketing department - when you need us.


Marketing Strategy Development

Marketing Strategy for economic developers is our specialty!  We are more than happy to work with you on a single piece of your marketing puzzle and frankly offer more technically advanced solutions than our competitors.  Time after time, where we make our most significant difference for clients is when we work on their entire marketing strategy. We have a design team, marketing team, and web development team of as talented a group of folks as you can find, and we have experienced site selectors and economic developers on our team with a combined 100+ years in the business.  Our creativity and experience will build you a strategy to get you prospect leads and bring jobs. 

 

Trusted By

  • The Next Move Group goes out of their way to make the website process as easy on you as possible. As CEO of our Economic Development Organization, I simply did not have time to spend hours working on the website. They gave us total control of the site by way of their kickoff, midpoint, and final meetings without monopolizing our time. They also uploaded 95% of the content for the site which was a huge help to us. Lastly, the targeted data these guys gave us is phenomenal. They get it, and they will help you be successful. Choosing the Next Move Group for our website was one of our best decisions.
    Clay Walker, CEO Kingsport/Britol, TN Economic Development
  • The data provided by the Next Move Group makes completing RFPs a breeze. They organize literally every reason a targeted business should choose your area in a common sense, easy to understand way that helps you sell.
    Glen Haab, Executive Director Monroeville/Monroe County, AL Economic Development Authority
  • The Next Move Group visited with us a number of times to develop the look and content of our new website. After each visit they would work on the site and probably uploaded 90-95% of the content without asking us to do it which would have taken a lot of time. We like the new website and look forward to getting prospects' eyeballs on the site now.
    Krista Herring, Economic Development Coordinator City of Citronelle
  • As Economic Development Director for the City of Lewisburg, having a great website is one of the most important tools for growing and attracting new business, industry, commerce, visitors and residents. We looked at several website designers and we chose Aha-Creative and The Next Move Group because they had the best ideas and design, provided the best customer service and offered a little something extra. The staff at Aha-Creative walked us through every step without overwhelming my staff and me with technical jargon. They provided the patience we needed to succeed and take control of our beautiful, functional, new and improved website. The Next Move Group brought with the package that something extra - the knowledge of what companies and site selectors require from a website when searching for new locations. They provided the data and the expertise to help shape the website into one that I am prepared to submit at the Southeast Economic Development Council Annual Conference for a potential award of excellence and recognition this summer. Stay tuned. If your city, county or EDO is ready to improve your first impression to the world, give The Next Move Group and Aha-Creative a call today.
    Greg Lowe/Economic Development Director City of Lewisburg, TN
  • The Next Move Group exceeded our every expectation with the entire strategy and website they delivered us.
    Sean Dunlap, Economic Director Wayne County, MS Economic Development
  • I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the Aha! Creative staff for the excellent job you did on developing and implementing the new City of Lewisburg website. Not only is the new website outstanding and everything we hoped for, but the development process was excellent. You and your staff were great to work with. They are professional and knowledgeable and worked well with our staff. They communicated well with all of us and had everyone trained and prepared by the time the new site went live. We have received many compliments from the citizens of Lewisburg. They have not only been complementary of the new site’s appearance but have also found it to be informative and very user friendly. Thanks again for a job well done.
    Randall Dunn, City Manager City of Lewisburg, TN
  • I’ve used Aha! Creative for 6 years and have been so pleased with their creativity and affordability. They listen, get a grasp of what you’re trying to accomplish, and go to work. How fortunate we are to have a big town agency in our small town!
    Libby Jordan, Director of Cultural Tourism Florence-Lauderdale Tourism
  • We feel fortunate to have Aha! A Creative Agency as an outstanding member of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. Their professionalism, quality of work and attention to detail is extremely impressive. We continue to receive compliments from other chambers and visitors on the design and navigation of our web site. We highly recommend Aha! for your design and publishing projects.
    Beth Keaton Lawrence County, TN Chamber of Commerce
  • The City of Loretto has been associated with Aha! Creative for over eight years. They created two brochures and the City of Loretto website. The quality of work performed and service is outstanding. When we are in need of an update or change to our website we receive quality work in a timely manner. I would highly recommend Aha! Creative to any organization to create brochures, website and any other design needs. I think any government, organization or business would be well pleased with the quality of work and service from Aha! Creative.
    Keith Smith, City Manager Loretto, Tennessee
  • Our relationship with Aha! Creative goes back five years. Our experience working with them is always upbeat and positive. They understand our needs as a Chamber of Commerce and quickly respond to our questions, offer advice or troubleshoot any work they have done for us on our website or elsewhere. We are pleased to share our thoughts with you and wish you immense success in your chamber organization. We are also confident in Aha! Creative's ability to assist you with your communication needs.
    Steve Holt Shoals Chamber of Commerce
  • Aha! Creative produced our new web site and structured our array of programs in such a way that visitors can easily locate information about workshops, classes, exhibitions, concerts, plays, educational outreach as well as information about the Association’s history, its new Foundation for Endowment, its permanent collection of art and its historic Ritz Theatre. Owner Ray Methvin grasped the scope of the work from the beginning and understood what we were trying to achieve. He spent hours meeting with our staff, organizing materials, and making recommendations that makes the site easy to navigate.
    Mary Settle Cooney, Executive Director Tennessee Valley Art Association
  • Working with Aha Creative is a wonderful experience. During the creative process, Aha is most proficient and professional; always listening closely and responding with great understanding and success. It is rare to find a professional organization who fully “gets it,” delivering high-quality products when you need them. Our campaign consists of several print, video, and electronic pieces. Not only is each individual piece beautiful on its own, they work together providing a consistent message with wonderful visuals. Thanks for your good work Aha!
    Madge Lindsay, Center Director Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
  • Our new catalog, designed by Aha! Creative, has brought our company up to date with our clients' needs and expectations. The result has been our best year ever in sales. Thanks Aha!
    John Tyner Madison County Caskets
  • Ray Methvin and the staff at Aha! Creative worked with us to design new promotional and advertising materials which we felt effectively conveyed our message. The designs the agency created for us were creative and eye-catching. With very little knowledge of marketing concepts on our part, Ray was patient and professional as he guided us through the process.
    Chip Hibbett, City President PeoplesTrust Bank
  • The Aha! Creative staff are all extremely helpful and easy to work with. We told them our vision for our website and they brought it to life. They have been helping us for over a year with different projects and we are never disappointed. We appreciate that Aha! Creative can complete our projects in-house, without outsourcing the work to third party vendors. Aha! has performed branding and logo design, web design and print design for us and we have been very happy with the results.
    Colleen Trousdale Wise Total Maintenance Center
  • Throughout the entire process, the staff at Aha! was more than helpful with any questions we had and was very responsive to any ideas that we proposed. When the project was complete, Aha! Creative was able to provide the citizens of our county with a new website that allowed them to find the information they need in a timely manner and to conduct much of their county business online all the while providing people outside of Lawrence County with a professional look at what our county has to offer. I would highly recommend Aha! to any government entity or business looking to advance whatever cause they may have because they sure helped us.
    Chris D. Jackson, County Commissioner Lawrence County, TN
  • Wow! Aha! Creative has become a great advertising and marketing partner for Fuller Heating & Air. They are quick to respond, very creative, and always on time, no matter the deadline. Aha! handles our print, television, internet, and radio advertising, and I'm always impressed. And – most important – I see the results on our bottom line.
    Randal Fuller, President Fuller Heating & Air
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