The McKinley Advertising Company was founded in 1980 as an advertising specialties company. Over the course of our 25 year history, the company has evolved into a highly respected and professional distributor in the promotional products industry.
McKinley Advertising launches as a promotional products distributor in Trish’s upstairs bedroom. As with any startup many lessons were learned and business relationships forged.
Corydon Square; Corydon, Iowa
This move allowed us to add a showroom for the multitude of promotional products that we offered. Our approach was to focus on customized marketing strategies to increase our business partner's bottom line and to create excitement for employees and customers alike.
Garfield School; Chariton, Iowa
The historic splendor of the Garfield building with its spacious rooms and chalkboards sparked our creativity and Studio 315 was born. We added a new dimension to our company with a design studio. This space allowed us to expand our staff and sales impact area. We added fulfillment services and became a stocking distributor for many general merchandise lines.
Current Location; Chariton, Iowa
Our new 15,000 square foot building allows us to add silk screening and embroidery production to the ever expanding services we offer our customers. Our new warehousing space allows us to become more efficient. Our open, spacious offices make happy employees and a great place to entertain customers! Please stop by!