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Millennials do know how to read and write

Millennials have been underestimated for some time now. Frequently, Millennials are criticized for gloating about their childhood trophies and achievements without understanding the fundamentals of hard work. Although this younger generation is tech-savvy, there is a fear that Millennials are not reading and writing enough… Which leads to the assumption that they are uniformed and…

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Made in Michigan

Embracing local craftsmen and artisans was a key part of MCCI’s new headquarters design and construction strategy. So we worked to outfit our office with a number of features that reflect our passion for Michigan. We hired Detroit architects Joel Schmidt and Elizabeth Skrisson from D MET design – a husband and wife duo –…

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Why MCCI Chose the Murphy-Telegraph Building

We are loving our new home at the Murphy-Telegraph building in downtown Detroit! There are a number of reasons we chose to relocate – the first is that we simply ran out of room at our previous site for people, communication technology, and creative space. With growing clientele and an expanding team, we now have…

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Firing Back

“They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue.” – The Untouchables One of the most instinctive human reactions, to the despair of great moral teachers throughout history who have tried to convince us otherwise, is to fight back. When…

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Why MCCI Loves Detroit

Why Detroit? A lot of factors went into choosing Detroit as our new headquarters. To name a few… The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC – a client) opened our eyes to all the opportunities Detroit has to offer and the value proposition the move would mean for us. We wanted to work in a walkable…

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MCCI Moves to Detroit

We have big news – MCCI has officially moved to Detroit! Our new address is 155 W. Congress, Suite 501, Detroit, MI 48226 in the Murphy-Telegraph building. Although we’ve had an office in the Renaissance Center for a decade, we’re delighted that our headquarters now resides in the city. We are excited to begin showing…

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10 Signs You Should Invest in Integrated Marketing

The world of communication is constantly evolving. New channels emerge daily and messages travel more quickly than ever. As communication has changed, so has marketing. Effective marketing today is integrated, meaning consistent messaging is delivered through social media, traditional media, email, website content, video or any combination of the many channels available today. Not sure…

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Why we love PR (and you should, too!)

“Public relations… that’s like advertising, right?” Well, not exactly. More times than not, people seem to associate public relations with advertising, which isn’t completely wrong, but it’s an incomplete description of public relations and it doesn’t do the practice justice. Public relations allows for creativity, strategic thinking and an honest desire to ethically improve a…

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Expanding MCCI Team Gives a Warm Welcome to Kaitlin Rebella

The MCCI Public and Media Relations team is growing. Our newest addition, Kaitlin (Katie) Rebella, joined MCCI this May. Her background includes marketing, PR and communications positions at EWI Worldwide, Freitag & Co., Airfoil Public Relations and Lovio George. She is the current accessibility ambassadors manager for the Detroit Grand Prix Association, where she leads…

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Welcoming Michelle Merriweather, Jeff Adkins & Garrett Ekstrom to the MCCI Family

We are happy to officially introduce three new MCCI staff members. Garrett Ekstrom and Michelle Merriweather are joining the MCCI web and digital department, and Jeff Adkins is joining the public and media relations department. The expansion of these two departments has been a priority for us here at MCCI as demand has continued to…

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