For more than 20 years, the Design of the Times competition has honored companies like these for their stellar creative and innovative in-store executions. These organizations understand the value of being recognized as leaders in the industry and the importance of in-store displays and digital activations as part of what influences shoppers along the path to purchase. The shopper journey is complex – and in-store activation is a key component of any successful shopper marketing initiative.

Consumer Product Manufacturers

  • 3M
  • Adidas
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Beringer
  • Bissell Homecare
  • Brown Forman Group
  • Church & Dwight Co.
  • The Coca-Cola Co.
  • Colgate-Palmolive Co.
  • Columbia Sportswear Co.
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Coty Inc.
  • Crayola
  • Crocs Inc.
  • Delta Faucet Company
  • Diageo
  • Energizer Personal Care
  • Fisher-Price Inc.
  • Garmin International Inc.
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
  • Heineken USA
  • Henkel
  • The Hershey Co.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kao
  • Kellogg Co.
  • L'Oréal
  • LeapFrog Enterprises
  • LG Electronics
  • Mattel Inc.
  • Merck Consumer Care
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • MillerCoors
  • Mondelez
  • Nestlé USA
  • Newell Rubbermaid
  • Nike
  • Nintendo of America Inc.
  • Philips Consumer Lifestyle
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Panasonic Corp.
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • Robert Bosch Tool Corp.
  • Reckitt Benkiser
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.
  • Sharp Electronics
  • The Sherwin-Williams Co.
  • Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Sunkist Growers Inc.
  • Timberland
  • Ubisoft
  • Unilever
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
  • Whirlpool (KitchenAid)
  • William Wrigley Jr. Co.

Retailers

  • 7-Eleven
  • Ace Hardware
  • Burger King
  • Duane Reade
  • Kroger
  • McDonald’s
  • Old Navy
  • Price Chopper
  • Roundy’s
  • Starbucks
  • Target
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Wakefern Food Co.
  • Walgreen Co.
  • Walmart

P-O-P Design Firms, Package Design Firms and Path-to-Purchase Companies

  • Bay Cities
  • Benchmark
  • Compass Display Group
  • Darko Inc.
  • DB Studios
  • DCI Marketing
  • Design Phase Inc.
  • The Display Connection
  • Excel Displays & Packaging
  • Frank Mayer & Associates
  • Great Northern Instore
  • Harbor Industries Inc.
  • Henschel-Steinau Inc.
  • Ideal
  • Innovative Marketing Solutions Inc.
  • International Paper
  • Kendal King Group
  • Lingo Manufacturing
  • MarketingLab Inc.
  • McLean Packaging Corp.
  • Mechtronics Corp.
  • Menasha Packaging Co.
  • Meyers
  • The Niven Marketing Group
  • New Creature
  • New Dimensions Research Corp.
  • NYSCO
  • One Source Industries
  • Origin
  • OSI Creative
  • Ovation In-Store
  • Pratt Display
  • Rapid Displays
  • The Royal Group
  • Sonoco Display & Packaging
  • TimBar Packaging & Display
  • Trans World Marketing
  • United Displaycraft
  • Universal 
  • WestRock

Advertising, Marketing and Sales Promotion Agencies

  • Alcone Marketing Group
  • Arc Worldwide
  • Best Project Co.
  • Eastwest Marketing Group
  • FCB/RED
  • Geometry Global
  • IN Marketing
  • The Integer Group
  • Launch Creative Marketing
  • Marketing Drive
  • The MARS Agency
  • Saatchi & Saatchi X
  • Studio Squared
  • TPN
  • TracyLocke