01.29.2018

Sparq Designs Accepted into Forbes Agency Council

Forbes Agency Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Successful Public Relations, Media Strategy, Creative and Advertising Agencies

PITTSBURGH — Sparq Designs, full-service marketing agency in Pittsburgh, has been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.

Sparq CEO Nick Brucker, joins other Forbes Agency Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com.

Sparq CEO Nick Brucker at the WHIRL Magazine “13 Under 30” event.

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

“I am excited and eager to become a thought-leader within the industry, and to provide quality value content to colleagues within the industry, as well as learn from others in the agency world who have built successful, respectable businesses” said Brucker.

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Nick Brucker into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

Sparq Designs is a full-service marketing agency based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sparq Designs caters to clients of all industries, but specifically in the medical, sports & entertainment, and consumer world. 2018 is Sparq’s fifth year in business. Since 2013, Sparq has grown rapidly into a team of 16+ employees. Sparq Designs’ services include but are not limited to: Web Design, Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Graphic Design, Social Media Management, Email Marketing and Video Production.

About Forbes Councils
Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on Forbes.com. For more information about Forbes Agency Council, visit https://forbesagencycouncil.com/. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com.

03.26.2017

Nick Brucker Named in WHIRL Magazine’s”Pittsburgh 13 under 30″

PITTSBURGH – In February 2017, CEO and President of Sparq Designs Nick Brucker was named one of WHIRL Magazine’s “13 Under 30” in Pittsburgh.

Each year, WHIRL selects 13 individuals that are ambitious go-getters who spread progress throughout the city or Pittsburgh.

Brucker boasts a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing, as well as a master’s degree in mass media and communications. This training and education gave him all of the tools needed to create Sparq Designs.

At Sparq Designs, Brucker has cultivated a team to develop and execute strategic marketing plans for regional, national and global brands. He has grown his team of creatives from two to 16 in just four years. With this group, Sparq has landed eight national brands.

“We’ve been extremely fortunate when finding great people who have helped develop a corporate culture for the company. The most gratifying part of starting this business is building a team to scale and grow at a larger level,” said Brucker. “I enjoy the opportunities that Pittsburgh has to offer. It is a great place to start a business, and meet driven and passionate people who are willing to help one another out. It is a city that has a great deal of talent when it comes to art, culture, food, and music.”

The next goal for Sparq Designs is to become one of the top marketing agencies in Pittsburgh in the next three years, as well as expand into more verticals to reach clients more effectively in different areas of marketing, such as sports, retail and medical.

Sparq Designs is a full-service marketing agency based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sparq Designs caters to clients of all industries, but specifically in the medical, sports & entertainment, and consumer world. 2018 is Sparq’s fifth year in business. Since 2013, Sparq has grown rapidly into a team of 16+ employees. Sparq Designs’ services include but are not limited to: Web Design, Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Graphic Design, Social Media Management, Email Marketing and Video Production.