Interactive promotions developer ePrize LLC, a Pleasant Ridge company founded in 1999, has dominated the industry since its inception.
The company specializes in interactive promotions and sweepstakes, creating online games and consumer promotions, and has developed and managed over 2,500 campaigns for major corporate brands, including: Coca-Cola, Visa, General Motors, Target, the Detroit Tigers, Sony, Blockbuster, Yahoo!, Warner Brothers and The Gap.
ePrize recently placed No. 6 in the United States on the Promo 100 ranking of promotion agencies. The ranking is based upon each company’s revenue, growth and quality of work. 2007 accolades include:
- A Top 50 Interactive Agency and Top 100 U.S. Marketing Agency by Advertising Age.
- Winner of the "Award of Excellence" in The Communicator Awards 2007 Print Competition for their work with Adidas.
- A finalist for their creative work in the Summit Creative Awards for their HBO "Whack-a-Soprano" promotion and their Caribou Coffee "Wake Up" promotion
- An Echo Award finalist for their work with Expedia.
The promotions specialists recently reported a 133 % two-year sales growth and is still expanding its market and revenues.
The innovators at ePrize are always coming up with some new, exciting promotion or idea to stimulate growth. In January, the company launched Caffeine, a website and online tool that allows small businesses to create and manage their own online promotions.
The company currently employs 309 people in its Detroit office and another 49 in satellite offices. They added 185 local employees in 2006, and appear certain to reach their goal of adding 450 jobs in Metro Detroit by 2009.
Watch metromode's video about the company here.