Marketing Agency for Economic Development

Smart marketing happens in sequence (‘cqns’ — get it?)

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CQNS helps EDO’s tell the right story to the right people at the right time.

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We bring 30+ years of combined EDO expertise in:


• Economic Development Strategy
• Stakeholder Consultation & Facilitation
• Data Collection and Analysis
• Brand Strategy
• Marketing Strategy


• Brand Identity / Logo Design
• Sector and Community Profile Design
• Website Design & Development
• Content Design
• Signage and Trade Show Booth Design


• Planning
• Messaging
• Campaign Execution & Support
• Advertising & Media

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We help create relationships and generate leads for:

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Lead Gen
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The benefits of using CQNS:

Built for EDO’s

Our blend of Economic Development, Design and Marketing talent and experience uniquely positions us to produce results for EDOs.

B2B Foundations

Spanning decades, our best-in-class B2B design and marketing skills has resulted in hundreds of successful projects and satisfied clients.

Award Winning

We don’t want to brag (too much) but we are proud recipients of awards from EDCO, IEDC and AIGA.

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Our Team

Bill Elliot

Bill has managed relationships from both sides of the table, including managing an award winning FDI team.

Chris Hokansson

As a seasoned marketer, Chris is focused on the intersection of technology, data and marketing.

Simon Cooper

Simon is ‘the Creative Guy’. He has won several design awards for both print and digital EDO projects.

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Our Clients

City of Burlington
Dufferin County
Durham Region
City of Guelph
Haldimand County
Halton Region
City of Hamilton
Kawartha Lakes
Town of Erin

City of Sault Ste. Marie
Town of Milton
Town of Oakville
Invest Ottawa
Town of Orangeville
Niagara Region
City of St. Catharines
Invest Stratford
County of Wellington

Call Chris.

He’d love to hear from you.

T. 905 510 9194


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