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We’re Rivers Agency. We create connections. We create ideas people like. We make it easier for our clients to do business. We think the best way to create things people care about is to truly care about people.


Creating ideas people will like & share takes a lot of skill and experience. That’s why we’ve searched high and low for the most dedicated, enthusiastic creative minds in The North Carolina Triangle.

Photograph of lights shaped in RA initials in Lauren Rivers' office

25Years in Business

600Clients

46Team Members

Possibilities

People Here

Wanting to do great work is admirable, but you need to have a staff of strategists, writers, art directors, account people, and technologists to turn basic intentions into work that speaks to the human experience. Advertising is a complicated machine that requires bold ideas. Our team? We’ve got all the guts and bolts a brand needs.

People There

Nobody knows your business better than you. At Rivers, we don’t do the standard “we’ll get back to you in two weeks” agency shutout. Instead, here’s our novel approach: We collaborate with you every step of the way. We listen. We communicate. Because that’s how we understand what your challenges are, and how we work together to build connections, deepen relationships, and grow your brand.

People Everywhere

We connect brands to people by remembering that, for starters, we are people.

We don’t admire advertising automatons, and so we don’t behave like them. And when we’ve wrapped up our research, trend forecasts, consumer insights, and A/B testing, we pause to remember that what people like best is to connect with something that feels personal.

We connect emotionally to our work, our clients and their customers. Each of our clients are different, yet they tell us the same thing: Working with Rivers Agency is a relief. We revolutionize how you work, make your job easier, meet goals, make deadlines, and provide you with tools that make everyone better at what they do.

We’re Rivers Agency. We create connections. How we bring people together is what sets us apart.

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Clients

Cree AOR
UNC AOR
First Bank AOR
Vestrics AOR
Capel AOR
Duke University AOR
Carolina Performing Arts AOR
Fantastic Sams AOR
Ackland Art Museum AOR
Charles and Colvard AOR
Takeout Central AOR
Morehead Cain AOR
North Carolina AHEC AOR
Crystorama AOR AOR
JB Duke Hotel AOR
Fleet Feet Sports AOR

The Rivers Agency’s creativity and enthusiasm for their work, coupled with an organized and professional team, allowed us to develop our website in a timely manner and produce a product that exceeded our expectations.

Andrea Cherrington, MD PHD Associate Professor, UAB School of Medicine
Rivers Agency's awards

Recognition

The businesses we work with are partners in a creative adventure, and we’re more concerned with getting results than we are with trophies. Still, we’re passionate about the work we do, and it’s nice to be recognized. So when we're given shiny things for our efforts, hey! That feels nice. We’re only human, after all.

Awards

  • Davey Awards
  • Addy Awards
  • Triangle Business Journal Awards
  • Pica Awards

Media

  • Chapel Hill Magazine
  • The Daily Tar Heel
  • Fox14 TV
  • Triangle Business Journal
Front of Rivers Agency's office