From our founding in a Minnesota garage to becoming a leader in the media industry, we’ve expanded to over 200 employees in four locations as well as over 30 people in the field across the U.S. and Canada.

Fueled by the same marketing science and geospatial analytics that made us the #1 print buyer in North America, we’ve evolved our offering to deliver customized, fully multichannel media programs, strategic planning, data and analytics and marketing services to advertisers and agencies across all major industries.

Our People

We’ve been revolutionizing local media planning and buying for 30 years... And counting.

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1987

With a focus on the direct-response print space, NOVUS launches out of a garage and is incorporated as NOVUS Marketing.

1997

NOVUS sees exponential growth of 40 new clients annually, achieving a milestone of 200+ clients.

2000

Purchased by Omnicom, NOVUS enjoys new opportunities to partner with a wide variety of national clients.

2003

Acquiring its first major retail client, NOVUS enters the retail space with a focus on the future.

2011

Our Canadian headquarters is opened in Toronto, Ontario.

2017

After over a decade under Omnicom’s ownership, NOVUS Media management buys the business back from the holding company.

2018

Private ownership is allowing NOVUS to pivot the business, adding new capabilities across all media.