Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in northern Illinois, was recently named agency of record (AOR) for Edgebrook Shopping Center, a Rockford original which serves as home to numerous local merchants including restaurants, retail, and service-oriented businesses.

Chartwell will further enhance the Edgebrook brand, create stories for and around Edgebrook tenants, and promote its seasonal traditions through a new marketing campaign, public relations efforts, social media support, and additional promotional activities.

“We wanted an agency that would be a true partner through full-service creative, production, and media relations expertise to take us to the next level,” said Sandy Dingus, Marketing & Events Coordinator, Orput Companies, Inc, owner of Edgebrook. “Chartwell understands the economic impact and importance of shopping local while bringing to the table considerable local, regional, and national expertise to enhance our visibility.”

“We’re thrilled to work with Edgebrook and its many tenants. As one of the only truly local shopping destinations in our region, there’s a lot of history and community connection there,” said Rebecca Epperson, President, Chartwell Agency. “Our team lives, works, and plays here, so we’re enthusiastic supporters of the businesses at Edgebrook and we’re excited to be a part of their success.”