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20 years leading enterprise, SME and start-up clients to success
18 years advising senior leaders & Boards on strategy, brands, communications and planning
Work in technology, entertainment, medicine, retail, beverages, tourism, politics, energy, aviation, economic development, and commercial hemp + + +
Accomplished presenter, public speaker
and facilitator
Certified in advanced SEO 
Award-winning writer & Creative Director
Involved with international business 
Award-winning entrepreneur
Capital fundraiser, experienced pitch man
& prospectus builder
Driven team leader & people builder
Consensus maker
Insightful researcher and data analyst
Effective business developer
Mentor and champion of great ideas
Enthusiastic student of blockchain & technology
Proud father of four beautiful girls 
Innovative marketer & behaviour changer
Persuasive perception shaper
Committed business
& client partner
Trusted advisor,
    passionate campaigner 
Resourceful, ethical, conscientious
Michael Donovan, CEO, Donovan Strategic Communications

 

 

 

Donovan & Co. Strategic Communications is an independent, award-winning Canadian company of strategic experts who believe that only powerful brands expertly applied can persuade and motivate customers, voters, people. That’s why we’ve spent over 20 years mastering the business of persuasion. 

Masters of the Business of Persuasion

Led by Michael Donovan, Donovan has worked across nearly every major industry with enterprise-level clients, SME's, and start-ups, putting in 10,000 hours long ago. Donovan's team of brand designers, developers, writers, strategists and media specialists understand how to make people want what you’re selling, whether that’s a product, a service, or an idea, Donovan can take you to places you’ve only dreamed possible.

 

"The results were amazing for NACTRC [Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Centre].
Our business grew 10 times as a direct result of Michael's work with us.
His brand, marketing and PR programs gave us national visibility and helped attract
some of the world's most important pharmaceutical companies to the U of A campus."


Dr. Richard Fedorak, Former Dean, School of Medicine, University of Alberta

HELPING LEADERS LEAD THE WAY

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OVER 50 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR MARKETING EFFECTIVENESS,
BRANDING, COMMUNICATIONS, DIGITAL INNOVATIONS, AND DESIGN

Including

Bringing International Recognition to Edmonton Award

Edmonton, Alberta

 

Top Prize, John Cotton Dana Award

Chicago, Illinois

 

IFLA International Marketing Award
Den Haag, Netherlands

 

Routes World Awards Best Marketing North America

Lima, Peru

Historic three-time winner of Airports Council International Best Airport Marketing

Boston, Massachusetts

Getting Attention Tagline Award
USA

 

IABC Award of Merit

 

Routes World Awards, Best in Show
Lima, Peru

Innovator Award - Organizational Change (ULC International)

Edmonton Small Business Owner of the Year - Winner

Alberta Small Business Owner of the Year - Finalist

Edmonton Small Business Owner of the Year - Finalist

Best in Category, Platinum, & Gold Summit International Awards
Marketing Effectiveness & Creative Design

Ace Awards of Distinction