Brand Connections

Brand Connections Overview

Founded 2001
Status Acquired/​Merged
Employees 430
Latest Deal Type Buyout/​LBO
Financing Rounds 4
Investments 4

Brand Connections General Information


Operator of an independent media and marketing agency intended to deliver digitally integrated marketing campaigns. The company's full suite of in-house capabilities, including a strong focus on retail and shopper in-store marketing programs, sampling and fulfillment services, digital media, digital consumer promotions, and experiential services link critical marketing disciplines in order to enhance brand awareness and influence consumers on their path-to-purchase, enabling marketers to connect the dots to deliver a better business outcome, increase sales for consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands and national retailers.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Vacation Connections
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • 1500 Broadway
  • 32nd Floor
  • New York, NY 10036
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000
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Brand Connections Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Brand Connections Competitors (56)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Acorn Influence Venture Capital-Backed Rogers, AR 00 000000000
0000 000 Corporation Boulder, CO 00
000000000 Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 000000000
0000000 00000 0000 Private Equity-Backed West Hollywood, CA 00 000000000000
0000 00000 Corporation Corte Madera, CA 00

Brand Connections Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Victoria Drechsler Chief Operating Officer
Wayne Schoen Controller & Vice President, Finance
Bradley Hajart Chief Innovation Officer
Michael Imhof Vice President, New Business Development
Brian Martin Chairman & Founder

3 Former Executives

Brand Connections Board Members (3)

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Name Representing Role Since
00000 000000 Self Chairman & Founder 000 0000

2 Former Board Members

Brand Connections Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Brand Connections Investments & Acquisitions (4)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 0000 000 0000 10-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 Information Services (B2C) 00000000 000000000
000000000000 00000 03-Dec-2012 0000000000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 0000
000 00000000000 05-Nov-2012 0000000000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 0000
SkiView 21-Nov-2006 Merger/Acquisition Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000000

Brand Connections Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Bump Club and Beyond Information Services (B2C) Chicago, IL 2010
000000000000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) New York, NY 0000