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We are 180° Promotions -

the experiential agency.  Our goals are to inspire a change in mindset – at scale, at pace, with impact. Our teams are empowered to make a meaningful difference for every audience, every time.


Since 2006, we have had the honor of building brands.

We understand the importance of communication and service when executing field marketing programs and brand activations.


The key to 180° success is simple, our teams care and are dedicated to details.  Twelve years in beer and beverage industry gives clear understanding of a 3 tier system, laws and sampling regulations across the US. Our approach is to create less work for brand teams, wholesalers and stores by offering a full service approach. 180° teams manage every aspect of event execution.


At 180° we love making clients’ brands come to life in event settings that surpass our clients’ expectations.  Our goal is to create the ultimate interactive event experience that translates the brand’s mission. We enhance events while creating brand connection that will last a lifetime.

At 180° we enjoy the challenge of utilizing unique tools and technology in the market place. Teams are trained thoroughly on all tools and given the power for flawless execution.

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The 180 staff seeks to understand our goals and needs and then acts to fulfill our agenda. They have a great work ethic and strive to make sure our intent and strategies are in place with all aspects of their work, from the top line design all the way through to their front line street team members.
                                                                                              -- Charles Haseman, AB InBev



180° Promotions is an experiential entertainment marketing company specializing in integrated event and promotional marketing services to connect leading brands with consumers.

Within every brand there is a story and our passion lies in bringing stories to life every time the product engages the consumer. Consumers brand engagement is through a myriad of touch points we design and execute programs to influence the mission and expression of the brand. 

180° Promotions was inspired by desire to provide clients with innovative and unique marketing solutions. We source executioner expertise from our network of best in class talent to provide solutions for our clients.  

About Us

"The drive of this agency is what sets it apart from other companies. When I can test each of their staff members representing my brands on what goes into a certain product, what the suggested retail should be, who the targeted consumer is and what the brand culture is about – and all of them recite without hesitation, it’s pretty telling you have the right group of ambassadors working for you.                                                                                           --- Terrance A. Smith Jr., Terrance A. Smith Distributing



CEO & Founder

Gretchen Drury


Passion, dedication, creativity, heart and the power to deliver thoughtful and impactful solutions has made 180 Promotions what it is today.  I am proud to call this company home; my 180 associates and clients family.

Reach me for new business opportunities.

VP Strategy & Business Development 

Diane Marie


Innovation leader with over 20 years’ experience developing and launching products into B2B & B2C arenas. I enjoy growing new product introductions into meaningful revenue streams! 

Reach me for information on strategic partnership development.

Regional Account Manager

Jennifer Mitchel


With over 15 years of promotional marketing experience, I have the field experience to build strong driven teams that bring excitement to their delivery. 

Reach me for client communication in the Midwest (OH, IN) and Brand Ambassador career opportunities.

Production Manager

David Miller


Production visionary with passionate drive to execute events and brand launches. Enjoys setting up experiential footprints and custom builds of design elements.

Reach me to discuss how we can bring your campaign vision to life!

Accounts Receivable & Payable

Terri Simpson


Working as a strategic partner of 180 Promotions, I operate hand-in-hand with the 180 team to expediently address any open billing items.

Reach me directly for quotation follow-up and billing inquiries.

VP Operations & Client Services

Amanda Snyder


With over 10 years of experience in experiential marketing, I strive to make a impactful impression for both our staff and our clients! I have a true passion for building programs that help our clients reach their target goals!

Reach me for new business opportunities in sampling.  

National Market Director

Ashlee Reed


With nine years of experience at 180 Promotions I enjoy working with clients on delivering a seamless execution of experiential marketing events. 

Reach me for client communication & new business in the Midwest (MI, IL, WI, TN)

Regional Account Manager

Aziza Hajj


Aziza joins the team with a background in property management, to which she brings a wealth of experience in fast-paced team oversight and customer engagement.  

Reach me for client communication in the Southeast region (FL, NC,SC).

Event Coordinator & Sales Trainer

Bridgette Watkins


With over 10 years of customer service experience, my energy and outgoing nature matches my results when it comes to executing assignments. I love having the opportunity travel, and work beside people who are as passionate as I am.

Reach me to learn how to be a better Brand Ambassador.

Chief of Staff



I love 180 my job as the Affectionate support manager. My skills are fine tuned and are used on a daily basis to provide love and attention to the 180 crew.

Reach me if you want company at the dog park.

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