Dion Marketing is on track to have its best year yet as far as gross earnings and a robust, growing client list. Located in Jacksonville FL, the firm has been recognized locally as well as having a global presence in advertising, marketing, public relations, and design.
While Dion Marketing specializes in the attractions industry with theme park and waterpark clients in tourist destinations across the county, in more recent years, the woman-owned and women-operated company has diversified its client base such as nonprofit organizations and a variety of industries including manufacturing, health, service and education.
“After the pandemic, we realized that expanding the industries of our clients would put our company in a more stable growth pattern,” explains Julie Dion, founder and president of Dion Marketing. “Covid literally shut the doors to more than half our client’s businesses. That is when we realized that our success was contingent on our clients’ ability to operate, forcing us to look at other verticals to align with.”
At the end of 2020, Dion Marketing secured global nonprofit Operation Smile as a client for public relations, marketing strategy and social media services. Dion Marketing’s scope included focusing on creating rich content and securing positive news stories for this global, non-government organization (NGO) who has helped over 300,000 children receive safe surgery across the world.
Now, Dion Marketing is the agency of record for several nonprofits including Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, Gabriel House of Care, and Impact Christian Academy. In addition to providing marketing services, they have secured national, regional, and local PR coverage for raising awareness and increasing donations. Dion’s public relations services also include crisis management, reputation management, online editorial event submissions and media monitoring. They have found success using social media to communicate and engage with the media. “We think what