Barkley’s Jessica Best Named Emerging Philanthropist of the Year

Showing the KC community how to #AddGood On May 10, Nonprofit Connect honored Barkley partner Jessica Best and her husband, Brian Stewart, as the Emerging Philanthropists of the Year at their 33rd annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. Nonprofit Connect, a nonprofit that links the community to educational and networking resources, honors those who embody the spirit...

Bring Your Kids to Work Day 2017: Celebrating the Future of Advertising

Perhaps you might remember days of dangling your feet from dad’s giant desk chair at work, stapling papers and attempting to absorb the business lingo being thrown around overhead. Regardless of your actual understanding, you knew what was happening around you was important and that you were playing a vital role in making sure that...

KCDMA Honors Barkley’s Jessica Best as Direct Marketer of the Year

We are proud to announce that our very own Jessica Best has been named 2017’s Direct Marketer of the Year by the Kansas City Direct Marketing Association (KCDMA)! Jessica is our resident, self-proclaimed email marketing nerd and CRM expert. We don’t keep her all to ourselves though, as she’s also a nation-wide hit with the...

Barkley Adds Good to SXSW 2017: #RIPInfluencers

Please join us in an ongoing discussion about the thought leadership Barkley wants to bring to SXSW Interactive 2017. Each week we’ll highlight one of our Barkley participants and what led them to their proposal. We encourage you to show support for our incredible thinkers by logging in and voting on the SXSW Panelpicker platform. Voting...

Barkley Wins Big at SMCKC AMPS Awards

      The Social Media Club of Kansas City (SMCKC) held their first annual AMPS Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 12. Entries were judged by fellow social media professionals to acknowledge excellence in Kansas City social media. Barkley was honored to take home five awards, including the Legacy Award.   SMCKC ROOKIE OF THE...

Blacktop artist gets NYC press

The New York Times recently interviewed Casey Kovich, a senior brand artist at Barkley’s creative agency partner, Blacktop Creative, for the artwork he did for The KC Rep Theatre’s 2014 – 2015 season. Kovich’s poster for the “SantaLand Diarie’s” will be featured in the Sunday issue of the New York Times. Click here to check out....