Happy 12th Birthday to Carousel30
Monday, December 14, 2015 | Carousel30

We’re proud to be turning 12 as of December 13, 2015. While a lot of great things have happened over the years, here is one or two highlights for each year so far. We look forward to many more over the years ahead!

  • 2003 - Carousel30 was founded! Enough said.

  • 2004 - Our first projects launch, including website and video work. We’re honored by several key awards, including W3 Awards, Summit Creative, and American Design Awards.

  • 2005 - We won our first ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation, for the newly-launched Carousel30 website.

  • 2006 - Several branding projects featured in Rockport Publisher’s Logolounge series; Our social media marketing practice launches with several key clients. While it’s still “early days” in the world of social media, we create strategies for our clients that grow engagement and awareness. Don’t judge us for using Myspace. Everyone was doing it.

  • 2007 - We added a full range of marketing and digital advertising services to our existing creative and technology services, becoming a true digital agency.

  • 2008 - We acquired Red Tree Systems, a web development firm with national and federal clients to bolster our technology capabilities, and moved our headquarters to Alexandria, Virginia; Our work for The Nature Conservancy is featured in a book by Harper Collins, Designing for the Greater Good.

  • 2009 - We were featured in Advertising Age for our Don’t Move Firewood campaign, and  Web Designer Magazine calls us “an agency on the up.”

  • 2010 - We raised $500,000 in 30 days for the Trust for the National Mall in conjunction with Comedy Central’s Rally to Restore Sanity, and were named one of iMedia’s 25 East Coast Agencies to Watch

  • 2011 - iMedia named us a finalist in its Agency of the Year Awards; We are added to the Washington Business Journal Book of Lists in the Advertising category.

  • 2012 - After a rebranding that utilizes our current logo, we solidified our standing in the industry with Board positions on both DC Ad Club (American Advertising Federation) and AIGA.

  • 2013 - We won multiple ADDY Awards, including Gold for our World War II Memorial mobile app.

  • 2014 - So much happened we made a video outlining all our accomplishments!

  • 2015 - We were honored to receive the SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award for the work environment we’ve created for our employees. What a great way to round out our 11th year!

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