Thistle Marketing has been in operation since 2012. Since 2018, Thistle Marketing has been a Vendor of Record for Graphic Design and Creative Services for the Province of Ontario. Our work is largely for public sector organizations with a focus on economic development, export development, and foreign direct investment attraction initiatives.
At THISTLE MARKETING we’re all about delivering tangible business results to our clients through campaignable creative ideas and painstaking execution. Cutting corners is not how we operate.
Forming long-term creative partnerships with driven clients is important to us. We help businesses and organizations of all sizes, from governments to ambitious start-ups, and we love a challenge.
We approach our work with an open mind to partner with organizations, brands and agencies to create unique and engaging strategies for print, online and digital solutions that deliver real results in today’s market.
We specialize in branding, strategic marketing, event creative, publication design for print, web and tablet devices and innovative digital projects. We also specialize in you your business, products, services, branding and reputation - to enhance the success of your brand with our services and expertise.
THISTLE MARKETING is a small but mighty boutique agency. We think our streamlined operations and approach to account management allows us to be flexible and responsive to your needs. Our goal is to create long-term relationships with each of our clients ensuring that each project is completed to meet and exceed expectations. We keep our client roster tight, which means you are not competing with 100 other clients for our attention on each project you initiate. To us, our clients are more than just a docket number.
At THISTLE MARKETING we like to set ourselves apart from our competitors through unrivaled service. Although we have processes and systems in place to keep us efficient and accurate we always look at ways we can tweak these processes to suit each individual client and their preferred works styles.
Keeping our shop lean and trim is a THISTLE MARKETING mantra. Compact operations equals lower overhead costs, and this means our clients receive personalized service at competitive prices.
Kathleen Thorne has over 20 years of both strategic and creative marketing and design experience built on a background in client services, project management, and creative design. She started working in design agencies in 2001 and was an events and marketing manager for not-for-profit and community organizations. Kathleen also worked in the public sector, providing marketing support with the provincial government.