is a full service,award-winning, creative, energetic, design house and advertising agency specializing in custom marketing, design, and printing since 1991 (member of American Association of Advertising Agencies, AAAA)
We specialize in custom marketing, design and printing for local advertisers, corporate entities, not-for-profit companies and small businesses.
GMC has won numerous creative awards and accolades over the years in the fields of magazine publication, corporate identification, display advertising, brochure design and logo creation.
Corporate branding & marketing
Social media strategy & integration
Web & print design
is working to rid the world of bad design, one job at a time. She works at Gilmore Marketing Concepts, an advertising and design firm in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. She performs typendectomys, color transplants and complete illustration rejuvination every day in the quest for good to win over evil design. She is a hero to her clients as she can leap tall projets in a single bound and is working to make the world a more beautiful place.
Her alter ego, Kim Gilmore, founded Gilmore Marketing Concepts in 1991 as a creative, energetic design house and advertising, marketing firm. Built a successful full-time business with over 300 clients. Employ full-time and free lance writers, designers, printers and sales people. Specialize in custom marketing design and print for corporate entities, not-for-profit companies and small businesses.
Groups and Associations:
Communications Chairman for the Friends of Ecc Campaign
Board of Directors—Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce,
Board of Directors—Women in Management,
Auxilliary Board—Elgin Boys and Girls Club,
Member of the Northern Fox Valley Chapter of Women in Management,
Member of the Forum of Chicagoland,
Member of the Graphic Arts Guild of America,
Honors and Awards:
Distinguished Alumnae—Elgin Community College 2010
The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin Corporate Citizen of the Year 2009
The Business Ledger Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2008
Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year for 2007.
Hermes Creative Platinum, Gold and Honorable mention design winners in brochure design, not-for-profit marketing and photo illustration
Design Firms Graphic Award Best in Show Award for Logo Design & Re-branding
MarCom Creative Award Gold and Platinum Winners in Direct Marketing, Magazine Design and Brochure Marketing
Women in Management National Woman of Achievement Winner
YWCA Certificate of Leadership and Communications Award Winner
We provide organizational consulting and strategic facilitation for a wide variety of businesses and institutions.
How we work
We work closely with you to design a customized experience to meet your goals for organizational change and meaningful results. Our focus is on developing a clear plan for moving the organization forward. With most clients, we…
Analyze the organizational challenges
Clarify the goals to be achieved
Design the strategy formation experience
Prepare the selected participants
Set ground rules for productive conversation
Facilitate a retreat or series of team meetings
Formulate a clear action plan for moving forward
Establish a tracking system for accountability
Provide coaching for effective execution
In short, we help people connect, communicate, think together, plan, and do.
What we do
Specific services we offer include…
Management team effectiveness
Board governance effectiveness
How you benefit
Every organization presents unique challenges for leaders. Use us when you want assistance…
Gemini Moulding is an importer, manufacturer, and distributor of fine quality wood and metal picture frames, framing supplies, laser engraving, three-dimensional acrylics, custom displays, pedestals, in-house design service and custom framing.
Geno's Fine Wine and Spirits is Elgin's premier liquor store that has been serving surrounding communities throughout the Western Suburbs since 2001. Offering a wide range of products that include: whiskey, scotch, tequila, vodka, domestic beer and party supplies. With everything one could need, Geno's also specializes in the following:
Party Planning/Set Up
Beer Keg Service
Looking for something that you can't find anywhere? As Geno's expects, many other liquor stores in the area may not always have what you're looking for. That's why Geno's is willing to make special orders for anyone looking to find that seemingly 'impossible to find' item.
Come visit Elgin's best liquor store offering low prices, superior selection and an incredible atmostphere!