Miami Is Emerging as a Creative Powerhouse
A decade ago, Miami was barely a blip on the creative agency map. The OG shop was Crispin Porter + Bogusky, a wildly creative agency that had its HQ in the city starting in 1988 and running through 2001 when it moved to LA and later Boulder. The agency was on top of the world with work for Microsoft, Domino’s, Burger King and Hotels.com. It would close its Miami office in early 2018.
Flash forward to today: Miami is a viable creative hub, both in advertising and the arts. It has moved past CP+B to include independent players like Gut and The Community, along with major network players including AKQA Bloom, David Miami and Alma. It’s also home to one of the biggest portfolio schools, Miami Ad School, and has a strong advertising program at the University of Miami, making it an attractive place for students and young professionals to live and work.
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