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Posted January 15, 2019 by Keith Seiz

On the Road: My First Global Marketing Meeting

What do 50+ agency people from all over the world have in common? Hellacious travel tales, nightmare client stories and thankfully, a shared language, which fortunately is my native tongue. However, once you got past the awkward introductions, expected conversation topics and shared experience of a singular client, I discovered...


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Posted January 3, 2019 by Brightly creative.

Hindsight Will Be 2020: Our 2019 Resolutions

Two things we’ve learned about resolutions over the years. First, you have to write them down. Second, they have to be concrete enough to determine at the end of the year if you successfully accomplished your goals. With that being said, #TeamBrightly wrote down its resolutions and is making them...


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Posted December 13, 2018 by Keith Seiz

Food and Beverage Trends in 2019: Snacking on Fats While Drinking Cactus Water

It’s next to impossible to narrow down the food and beverage industry to three trends. I could have easily listed 15 things that will influence what you eat next year. In paring my first large list to three items, I eliminated quite a few sure things. However, the list below...


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Posted December 12, 2018 by Keith Seiz

Distilled Spirit Trends in 2019: Growth, White Whales and Expensive Distillates

If I had the money to invest in a brewery, distillery or winery, I would throw all-in on the distillery. The craft spirits market is still in its infancy and all demographics point positively toward spirits being the preferred alcoholic beverage for the generations that matter most. I took a...


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Posted December 12, 2018 by Keith Seiz

Beer Trends in 2019: Lower ABVs, Smaller Formats and Listed Calories

Winter is stout season. Big, barrel-aged monsters with high ABVs, syrupy viscosities and hints of chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla and chilis. I’m a seasonal beer drinking, shifting styles as the weather turns. I’m knee-deep in stout season and loving it, but duty calls and I’m obliged to set my stout aside...


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Posted December 7, 2018 by Keith Seiz

Calories Before Beer?! Oh Dear.

This isn’t a humblebrag. I promise I’m making a point here. I’m an ultramarathoner. In fact, I just completed a 50-mile race a couple weeks ago and was the fifth fastest male at doing so. I also eat really healthy. I read labels, avoid processed foods where possible and am...


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Posted December 6, 2018 by Alison Wuebbels

Alison’s Favorite Things from 2018

Another year in the books. 2018 brought new clients, events, cities and experiences as well as catching up with some of my favorite people and places I have met along the way. Here is a recap on some of my favorite things from the year. Favorite Beer: Tart Cherry Kvass,...


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Posted December 5, 2018 by Jonathan Galbreath

Jonathan’s Favorite Things from 2018

2019…ehwhathuh?! Time flies, when you do it a lot for work. So much travel. So many balls up in the air. So many challenges, wonderful people and experiences. If I stop and think about my favorite things/experiences from 2018, it can be overwhelming. For me, the best thing to do...


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Posted December 5, 2018 by Keith Seiz

Keith’s Favorite Things from 2018

2018 was a banner year for Brightly Creative. We’re fortunate to be blessed with great clients, great partners and interesting, rewarding and fun work. Our jobs take us to all pockets of the United States and even around the world. Here’s my list of my favorite things from 2018. Favorite Beer:...


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Posted November 19, 2018 by Alison Wuebbels

Beyond Turkey: Delicious Alternatives for Thanksgiving

Turkey may be the traditional center of the Thanksgiving table, but that’s just one of so many delicious ways to serve up an impressive holiday dinner. Whether you’re just not a fan of the big feathered bird, are a rebel of tradition or just want to get a little more...


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