BrandStar, a fully integrated horizontally and vertically integrated manufacturing company, was named by Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Levan Center) as an official advertising agency.
The Levan Center is a public-private partnership between NSU and Broward County that serves as an economic and educational development engine connecting South Florida’s innovation ecosystem.
Services for the Levan Center will be developed and managed by Beacon, the advertising and marketing agency of the BrandStar family of companies. The wide range of services includes the use of various digital assets and strategies to build brand awareness, campaign development, marketing strategy, and support, social media, paid media, and digital UI / UX. To support the Levan Center’s mission and collaborative vision, BrandStar will also donate more than $100,000 for additional free services.
The Levan Center supports the company founder’s journey from idea birth to successful retirement or global expansion by providing comprehensive programs, opportunities, and services for aspiring entrepreneurs and newcomers to develop and expand their businesses. The 54,000 square-foot facility includes incubator and accelerator programs, meetings and shared workspaces, technology certification programs, expert workshops and seminars, and professional social networking events.
“Our mission is to connect the South Florida innovation ecosystem, serving as a battleground for entrepreneurs, academia, industry, government, funders, full services, and professional networks,” said Dr. John Wensveen, Director of Innovation, NSU and Executive Director, Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Innovation Center. “We look forward to working with BrandStar on this exciting journey.”
BrandStar is a fully integrated horizontal and vertical production, marketing agency, and content sharing platform. Offering everything a full-service marketing company offers, but with one difference: our goal is to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Driven by the collective passion of entrepreneurs, creatives, technologists, and thinkers, we are proud to be Marketing Matchmakers, connecting people with brands to improve lives. Through a combination of creative storytelling, marketing strategy, results-oriented media, technological innovation, and unrivaled television production capabilities, we were able to give new businesses a national footprint and national businesses a global one.
For brands that expect positive marketing results, Beacon, a BrandStar company, is a full-service marketing and advertising agency with a diverse team of people who have worked on both sides of the business; recognizes the importance of transparency and partnership. Beacon helps brands understand what their marketing and advertising efforts are bringing to their bottom line and then goes a step further to deliver real, measurable results.
The Alan B. Levan NSU Broward Innovation Center is a public-private partnership between Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and NSU-based Broward County. The center is an engine of economic and educational development for Greater Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, and South Florida, with a focus on innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Customized programs, opportunities, and comprehensive services support the founder’s journey (ideal, incubate, accelerate, post-accelerate) from idea birth to successful retirement or global expansion of a four-pillar company.