2022 Open Doors Day!

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Open Doors Day is a new take on the traditional "studio crawl". Open Doors Day allows advertising, marketing and design students from MSU, LCC, and Spring Arbor University to see what the industry is like in real life. If you're a student who hasn't registered yet, please RSVP here!

Below you'll find details of all nine participating agencies, followed by a map.

What to expect:

  • Tour local agencies and related businesses

  • Meet Directors and Hiring Managers

  • Free professional headshot at the after party

When things happen:

  • Agency Visits: 3pm - 5pm 

  • Afterparty at Lansing Brewing Company: 5pm - 7pm

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Addis Enterprises has a simple, two-word mission statement: Be Awesome. A full-service design and marketing firm with 20+ creative professionals, their team has won more than 100 local and national awards in categories as diverse as logo design, print campaigns, web design, responsive web programming, social media advertising, 3D animation, video production, photography, packaging, billboard design, copywriting, and music composition. Now hiring for 2023!

BRD Printing Inc. takes great pride in their craft. They employ a dedicated staff with an average of over 15 years in the industry. BRD Printing provides full-service commercial sheetfed and digital printing solutions, and is only the general commercial printing company in mid-Michigan with G7 Master Colorspace certification. BRD Printing provides superior quality at an affordable cost with customer convenience and satisfaction being their only goal! 

Beginning in the 1980s, CiesaDesign became well known for its expertise in design and branding. Their relationships across the state with top designers, photographers, and storytellers ensure creative excellence across multiple creative fields. Ciesa works in many disciplines to provide clients with just what they need to bring marketing goals to life. Their main disciplines are as designers, strategists, developers, and consultants.

Güd is a full-service marketing agency serving statewide and regional clients here in Michigan and throughout the northeast. They specialize in marketing for organizations that strengthen communities, with a focus on the environment, affordable housing, transportation, education, talent development and healthcare. Their team celebrate differences, do the right thing and embrace a can-do attitude.

Inverve Marketing fuels brand success at all levels because they're more than just a marketing firm. Inverve is a collaborative team of creators, designers, coders, and marketers who build amazing websites and drive winning strategy – together. They've been working with brands of all sizes for years, from leading in traditional media to mastering the inbound methodology, and pride themselves as leaders in their field.

MessageMakers thrives on relationships that value long-term creative partnership. They are creators of experiences that transform, including award-winning programs with communication results for business, government, industry, education & causes worldwide. They started making and telling stories in 1977. Since then, their team has done a lot, and learned even more from an incredible range of clients and collaborators around the world.

Storytelling is a science — knowing how to make the brain light up. And it’s an art — knowing how to move someone emotionally. Moonsail North is a mission-aligned, woman- and minority-owned PR and marketing communications firm that focuses on supporting organizations making a positive difference in their communities. They focuses on storytelling and strategy, and are passionate about helping innovators communicate and grow.

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Redhead specializes in brand strategy and marketing for social change. They help mission-led organizations improve our world to make it a smarter, more beautiful, and more equitable place. Redhead's designers do this through a variety of written and visual mediums including websites, brand identity design, advertising campaigns, consulting, research, marketing plan development and more.

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Nexstar Broadcasting Lansing is the home of WLNS TV - 6 News, as well as WLAJ - ABC 53. They operate a full newsroom which broadcasts over 30 hours of live news weekly and operates wlns.com, one of the top local news sites in the area. They also have a full sales and business division as well as creative production, and more. Make sure to visit this exciting live studio as part of the tour! (Note: students cannot be admitted to this location after 4:45pm.)

Use the map below to plan your visits! Or, use this printable PDF to find your way around.

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