Two Rockford advertising agencies with more than 20 years in the industry have joined forces. Caledonia-based Argyle Marketing has merged with Rockford-based Velasco and Associates. The new advertising agency is known as V2 Marketing Communications.

The owners of both of the original firms, Kathy Velasco, Heather Kelley and Chris Kelley serve as principals of the new firm that now supports 7 employees and serves over 30 clients in the Rockford and Chicagoland area.

“Chris, Heather and I have complimentary personalities and skill sets, and we realized we could work well together,” Velasco said. “We began collaborating on projects and it quickly became evident that this would be a strong partnership.”

The new entity, to be known as V2 Marketing Communications, is based in Rockford. The new company is located in the original Velasco & Associates offices and includes a new office space expansion, located at 220 E. State St. in downtown Rockford.

V2 Marketing Communications, (; 815-397-6052) is the merger of Velasco & Associates and Argyle Marketing advertising agencies in Rockford, IL, marketing consultants, offering inbound marketing services, web design services, social media marketing and graphic design services.

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