About

Hamilton, Ontario – 1991

Armed with a passion for advertising and a dedication to exceptional service, Gary and Randy Sims opened the doors of Sims Advertising on November 1, 1991.  With years of marketing experience between them, Gary and Randy created a company that operated with integrity, fostered long-lasting relationships, and would leave a legacy for their family.  They vowed to encourage open communication with their valued clients and build a strong foundation based on a commitment to being responsive, strategy-oriented and delivering a quality product.

These three pillars of service have allowed Sims to maintain a reputation for professionalism, excellence, and an inviting open-door atmosphere.  The growth in the advertising industry over the past 30+ years has been monumental. They have seen the advertising business evolve from hand-drawn ads to full-scale digital platforms. The Sims team continues to adapt and engage with innovative solutions that bring value to their clients.

The entire team at Sims Advertising

Today, Sims Advertising is a fixture in the Burlington community.  The ability to adapt and grow has allowed the business to thrive through many economic and business cycles.  With a staff of 25+ talented and dedicated employees, clients can expect a quick-delivery and full creative control.  Integrity, communication, and long-lasting relationships remain the top values integrated into every strategic recommendation from traditional advertising to full-scale digital initiatives.  As the business grew, each new team member adopted the culture that Sims has so carefully cultivated. Their promise today is as it was on day one, to deliver the best overall strategy for their clients with integrity and personal attention to every detail.  

Experience A True Marketing Partnership

Ryan Sims, Director of Sales and Marketing at Sims Advertising
Ryan Sims
Director of Marketing
Nicole Whitewood, Digital Content Strategist at Sims Advertising
Nicole Whitewood
Digital Content Strategist
Dave Weber
Dave Weber
Vice President, Director of Sales
Randy Sims
Randy Sims
Creative Director

Our Team

Digital team meeting in the boardroom

Digital Studio

The Sims digital studio has the experience and capability to create innovative web design, digital marketing, digital ad creation and much more. With six full-time digital marketing professionals, Sims will maintain creative control of the project and is able to deliver on budget and on deadline. Our design team stays up to date with current technology to design, create and execute digital marketing material that will position your brand and deliver results.  At Sims, we collaborate with our clients to create innovative digital marketing in order to reach customers online.

Design Studio

Our Sims design studio is home to 10 design professionals. With decades of experience in print and traditional marketing, this team provides innovative creative solutions to reach your target customers. With a make-it-happen attitude and an attention to detail – they ensure the creative process is an efficient one. Always sharpening their pencil – well, mouse – our design team stays current with technology and trends, and works seamlessly with our digital department to create integrated campaigns that get results. If you are looking for targeted solutions and creative campaigns – you’ll find them being created daily at the Sims design studio.

Designers in our studio working on various projects

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