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Advent Brochure

  1. 1. An idea at rest is just an idle thought. An idea in motion motivates, compels, communicates, excites. An idea in motion sells. Traditional marketing is not enough in today’s changing environment. Advent Inc. understands that meeting clients’ needs requires synergy, diversity and variety of creative ideas in motion. As Houston’s only true full-service marketing firm, Advent delivers effective communication programs with in-house capabilities that include: • Advertising/Design • Public Relations • Web Design • Customized Web Applications • Motion Graphics/Digital Video Production • 3D Animation • Exhibit Services • Custom Branded Products Our marketing communications programs are designed to achieve bottom-line results for our clients by increasing visibility and credibility with key audiences. Advent. Creative, specialized solutions for a changing marketplace.
  2. 2. Advertising/Design Advent offers a range of award-winning creative services that help build our clients’ images and sell an idea. Even in today’s digital age, advertising and print media remain a critical part of any marketing program. From advertising campaigns to catalogs, brochures to data sheets, point-of-sale displays to product packaging, we help our clients leverage every element of product and marketing information to maximize effect. Our design specialists are uniquely qualified to create cogent selling EXCELLENCE IN FORGINGS Our Company Through the years we have gained the reputation of exceeding customers’ expectations. Forgital USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of the Forgital Group, a worldwide leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of messages around complex ideas. custom rolled rings. With state-of-the-art tools and technologies, our highly-skilled team of specialists is equipped and committed to deliver outstanding value and service to our customers. Quality rolled rings for: Oil & Gas Oil & Gas Power Generation Power Generation Construction Construction Mining Aerospace Consider your company’s logo. It’s often the first thing customers and Mining Aerospace Innovation Customer Service prospects see. The Advent design team can help you with a crisp, clean Quality Cost-effective solutions www.forgital.com design that easily translates across different media channels, so your logo will look as good in a black-and-white fax cover sheet as it does on a large, full-color trade show graphic.
  3. 3. Public Relations Effective public relations helps persuade, motivate, educate and influence target constituencies. It combines good strategy and innovative communications… as well as hard work… to achieve desired results. Public Relations creates relationships that lead to greater revenue and market share margins. Our role is to influence opinion among our clients’ target audiences, and help support our clients’ business objectives by creating a presence, enhancing an image, building an identity, marketing a product or service, or even managing a campaign or promotion. Our areas of expertise include strategic counsel, media relations, community relations, employee communications, and special event planning and execution. We can assist with virtually any public relations need you may have. Advent's PR capabilities include media relations, special event planning and execution, community relations and speaking bureaus.
  4. 4. Web Design Online or offline, Advent has embraced the digital movement from the beginning. Our clients have grown to rely on our abilities to re-purpose messages across multiple platforms and diverse media. No two web sites or intranet sites are alike, but one thing sets Advent-created web sites apart – energy! Whether it’s a vibrant site that crackles with animations or a crisp, navigation-friendly “front end” for a sophisticated e-commerce site, we have the skills, tools and experience to help your site reach a new level of effectiveness. We start with a plan. Advent will work with you to develop a map of the site’s functionality before we start to design, saving you time and money. Our process allows for understanding of audiences and key messages, while maintaining visual consistency.
  5. 5. Custom Web-Applications Imagine having access to your company’s entire catalog of digital images from anywhere in the world at the click of your mouse. Imagine if updating your web site was as easy as typing text in Word®. Imagine if all your corporate collateral, and sales and marketing documents were located and managed automatically from one central location; so that with a laptop and network connection, you could access the most up-to-date materials while waiting for your plane at the airport or sitting at Starbucks. That’s the power of PHP-based, Web Applications. At Advent, we can create this custom software, unbound by the restrictions of your desktop. By moving applications to the Web, we make them more dynamic, more accessible and more secure. PHP-based web applications can save time and money by automating routine tasks, managing large amounts of data from one location, or generating new documents on the fly. We’ll consult with you to create the best customized web application to suit your specific needs. Or, for a quick fix, we can offer one of our pre-built PHP-based web applications, that can be modified to your specifications. Digital Image Library Use our easy-upload tool to store all of your images in a fully searchable, web-based archive. Our Digital Image Library automatically creates thumbnails for browsing and multiple resolutions for downloading.
  6. 6. Custom Web-Applications Web Content Manager This system uses a familiar, text-editor style of interface to update your web content. If you’re constantly adding new information to your site, you know how time consuming and costly the process can be. With this web application, adding new content to one page of the site could automatically update the same information throughout the site. No more clumsy HTML editors or slow FTP uploads. Corporate Identity Manager With this tool, creating a full suite of print-ready collateral materials such as business cards and letterhead, can be as simple as filling in pre-designated fields for an employee such as company name, address, and phone number etc. The output is completely customized to your corporate identity standards and ready to go to the printer. Document Manager In large corporate settings making sure that everyone has the most current information can be hard. We’ve created an online “desktop” for storing digital files such as Word docs, PDFs, Excel spread sheets or Power Point presentations. With a simple “Files and Folders” interface, users can navigate to any document they need, or just search for it. The Document Manager automatically stores old versions of documents so information is never truly lost, and with tiered-access, certain sections can be restricted to management while other sections are available to everybody. Discover how Advent can help you streamline your operations and increase productivity with just the click of a mouse.
  7. 7. Motion Graphics/Digital Video Production Perhaps no other medium has the ability to communicate an idea to your audience as effectively as the moving image. No one understands this better than Advent. With a digital production department that boasts some of the best talent and hardware in the industry, Advent has both the infrastructure and experience to handle your most challenging projects, including motion graphics and digital video production. A Motion Graphic is the cutting-edge art of combining two traditional communications mediums - static graphic design and digital video - to create a hybrid experience rich in visual language. Produced with your marketing budget in mind, motion graphics are highly cost-effective and a strong communications vehicle. Digital Video production is a natural extension of our digital design skills. With complete production and editing facilities in-house, we make efficient use of visual resources, creating full-featured presentations (DVD or conventional video) or crisply edited clips for web sites and stand-alone interactive CDs.
  8. 8. 3D Animation Advent’s talented digital production staff can turn the unimaginable into virtual reality through the art of 3D Animation. 3D animation can clarify a complex process, present incredible details, offer a dramatic visualization unattainable through any other digital communication medium or simply quot;wowquot; people with attention-grabbing visuals. By being able to place a virtual camera into an environment unthinkable for safety reasons and/or economic feasibility, 3D animation can be used for a variety of purposes. Our only limitation to visually communicating our client’s message through 3D animation is our imagination.
  9. 9. Exhibit Services Advent’s goal is to make your trade show a success, no matter how large or small. From multi-tier monoliths custom built to your company’s show needs to our versatile truss and pop-up systems, our Exhibit Services can help maximize your trade show experience. With a 56,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and in-house design capabilities, the professionals at Advent are equipped and staffed to handle your custom built exhibit turnkey, including: • designing and building a custom booth or providing a portable pop-up or table-top for rent or purchase • total trade show logistics and services management such as electrical and AV • installing and dismantling of exhibit • creating and managing hospitality events and press conferences • designing and producing your trade show graphics In essence, if you so choose, you can hand over the Exhibitor Manual to us and forget about it until the day you arrive at the show.
  10. 10. Exhibit Services Custom Our highly skilled and experienced staff is ready to take your trade show ideas from concept to completion. With our 3D rendering capabilities, our design staff can demonstrate how your custom booth will look before being built. Imagine, being able to view the most intricate details of your booth space and determine the actual feel of your custom design prior to construction. Once your custom design is finalized, our skilled production staff will transform your virtual custom booth into reality. With an emphasis on craftsmanship, Advent’s custom booths offer an exceptional solution to your exhibit needs. Portables Our vast array of quality portable exhibits offers flexibility and ease-of-use for smaller trade shows. Available for sale or rental, our portables can be tailored to meet your logistical and/or exhibit needs. Our portable systems include pop-up or truss systems ranging from six-foot table-top displays to larger in-line booths. Completely modular. Completely effective. Completely affordable.
  11. 11. Custom Branded Products Advent is more than a promotional items distributor. We can create unique ways for you to thank customers or employees, establish brand identity, promote products or attract traffic to your booth. We are ASI certified which guarantees competitive pricing strength for our clients. We would like to become your partner in making your brand work for you and in creating the impact it deserves. Through our in-house embroidery department, we can supply custom shirts, hats or other items perfect for company events, theme parties, trade show giveaways, thank you gifts, awards, school functions, and fundraisers. Advent is also your one-stop shop for custom vinyl binders and legal tabs. Whether it's an employee handbook, a reference manual for customers or a presentation meant to 'wow' your audience, let Advent design & produce a custom binder for you that is perfect for a variety of applications.
  12. 12. We are specialists at putting ideas in motion. We are experts in our clients’ fields so that we become valuable and informed partners. We constantly look for fresh ideas and innovative ways to communicate our clients’ messages. We don’t just work hard – we work smart. We want you to succeed. Give us a call, or visit our web site that includes a design gallery at www.adventfirm.com.
  13. 13. Advent Inc. 8708 West Little York, Suite 100 Houston, Texas 77040 p: 713.462.8347 n f: 713.462.8337 advent@adventfirm.com www.adventfirm.com

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