Topic: Colle + Mcvoy

How Do You Promote an Indestructible Lawn Mower? With a Press Release Made of Steel

Colle+McVoy gets tough with the press for Cub Cadet

We've seen a lot of intentionally silly press releases over the years. But this one, sent out by Colle+McVoy for client Cub Cadet, is not kidding around. The Minneapolis agency recently…

Minnesota in a Box: To Get You to Visit, the State Will Now Visit You First

See Colle+McVoy's MNstagram booths

Take a vacation to Minnesota? Nah, it's too cold and dreary with all that snow and dreary-ness. Brrr… To combat this common misperception, Explore Minnesota Tourism tricked out a pair of…

Ad of the Day: USA Swimming's Fun Ad Shows Today's Greats When They Were Kids

Home-video footage of Franklin, Phelps, Lochte and more

Olympians Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky appear in this Colle+McVoy commercial for USA Swimming, the sport's national governing body. But you might not recognize them at first. That's…

Ready to Shake a Ton of Hands at Advertising Week? Try This Handshake Tester First

Colle+McVoy's latest app for the festival

Death grip or clammy clasp? Minneapolis agency Colle+McVoy often creates a special app for Advertising Week, and this year's is designed to help you with a fundamental networking task—the simple act…

Agency Gives You Free Beer for Filling Out Your Timesheets, Because Nothing Else Ever Works

Colle+McVoy taps the TapServer

The industry is rapidly changing, but one thing remains the same: Literally the only thing that gets agency people to fill out their timesheets consistently is free beer. The latest example…

Caribou Coffee Builds Five-Story-Tall Pinterest Board at the Mall of America

Colle+McVoy's latest stunt

Caribou Coffee, whose previous out-of-home ad stunts have included heated bus shelters in Minneapolis, is back with another special campaign—a giant, five-story-tall Pinterest board built (with help from ad agency…

Indian Motorcycle Punks Harley-Davidson in Fun, Sneaky Ad

Colle+McVoy offers a choice

Iconic motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson is taken down a notch in this fun, simple new spot for Indian Motorcycle, which takes a hard left three-quarters of the way through. Great use…

Fishing Ad in Times Square Openly Loathes the Big City

Colle+McVoy cuts bait for RBFF

Colle+McVoy has its fishcake and eats it too in a new Times Square ad campaign urging people to get the hell out of New York already … and go fishing.…

How Not to Look Like a Complete Idiot at Advertising Week

Colle+McVoy presents the 'Question Generator' app

Next week is Advertising Week in New York. The main question for anyone planning to attend is, of course: How can I avoid being exposed for the imbecilic fraud that…

Colle+McVoy Enlists Timesheet Slackers for Motivational Posters

Invitations to be less of a laggard

Agencies will try anything to get staffers to do their timesheets. Most notable recently was the beer fridge at JWT's Casa that won't open on Fridays until everyone finishes the…