OUR CLIENTS

Integrity. Communication. Exceeding Expectations.

We’re proud to form long-term relationships with clients who rely on our unwavering tenacity to get the job done, and done right. We live by our core values of integrity, communication, and consistently exceeding expectations, and bring these beliefs to every client relationship we have: past, present…and you.

Hotel & Travel

Andaz Savannah
Branson Convention and Visitors Bureau
Broughton Hotel Group
Crescent Hotels & Resorts
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Hampton Inn Chicago Michigan Avenue
Hyatt Hotels (52 locations)
Hyatt Centric, The Loop
Le Meridien Chicago, Oakbrook Center

Le Méridien Charlotte
Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph
Le Méridien Indianapolis
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
The Service Companies
The Westin Jackson
The Westin Nashville
theWit Hotel
Wischermann Partners

“Heron thinks out of the box to improve the bottom line.” —Jerry Lewin, Hyatt Hotels

Restaurant

404 Wine Bar Co.
AceBounce
AIRE
All Chocolate Kitchen
Bakersfield Restaurant
Bellezza Gelato Café
Big Onion Tavern Group
BRUNCH
Chaise Lounge
City Lights Rooftop Bar
Columbus Tap
Craft City Social Club
Decker & Dyer
DERBY
Diag
El Tapeo
Geja’s Cafe
Green Bean Restaurant
Jack’s Bar & Grill
Jean Banchet Awards
Le Bouchon
L27 Rooftop Bar

Nick’s Pizza & Pub
NoMi
O’H American Grill
Perry’s Steakhouse
Prairie Kitchen and Bar
PRIMO
Raised Bar Chicago
ROOF on theWit
SafeHouse Chicago
Shor
Spoke & Steele
State + Lake Tavern
Staytion
Stetson’s
Sway: Southern Way
The Hunt Club
The Irish Oak
The Southern
The Warehouse Bar & Pizzeria
Union Pizzeria
Vanille

“I cannot tell you how pleased we are with everything. It has way exceeded my expectations.” —Susanne Poilevey, Le Bouchon

“The Grand Chefs Gala team is grateful for your amazing PR. Our coverage increased tenfold. Our first press conference garnered table sales.” – Babette Nyka, Greater Illinois Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Entertainment

A Steady Rain (Chicago)
Allstate Arena
Amazing Grace, Original Musical
Apollo Chorus
Barney
BATSU!
Broadway in Chicago
Celtic Thunder National Tour
Champions Series Tennis (McEnroe, Bjorg, Agassi)
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Chicago Dramatists
Chicago Scene
Chicago Yacht Club
Chicagoland Pops
Chicago Wolves
Concierge Preferred Magazine
CRC Productions
Donley’s Wild West Town
Drury Lane
E3VIP
Final Fantasy
First Date
First Folio
Flanagan’s Wake
Freud’s Last Session
Harlem Globetrotters
HATS! The Musical
Hershey Felder’s An American Story for Actor and Orchestra
Hershey Felder’s Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein
Highland Games
iFLY
IMAX
Inglis Hall Productions

Jack Lemmon Returns
Jeff Awards
Lake Forest Theatre
Made in Puerto Rico
MadKap Productions
Marriott Theatre
Mikey O Productions
Motherhood The Musical
New Country
O’Leary’s Fire Truck Tours
Palace Theatre
Pianist of Willesden Lane
Porchlight Music Theatre
Provision Theatre
Reduced Shakespeare Company
Route 66 Theatre Company
Royal George Theatre
S.P.A.C.E.
Sesame Street
Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz National Tour
Sphinx Con National Tour
Stage 773
Taylor Hackford’s Louis & Keely, ‘Live’ at the Sahara
The Bardy Bunch
The Chicago Theatre
The Game Show Show
The Great Divorce National Tour
The Mercury Theater
The Screwtape Letters National Tour, New York, DC, Chicago
The Taste of Chicago
Theatre at the Center
Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding
UFC (United Fight Club)
World Tour of Olympic Gymnastics Superstars

“You are rock stars. So nice to find people that exceed expectations.” —Brian Posen, Artistic Director, Stage 773

“It is not in the DNA of anyone that works for Heron to not work hard.”
 —Frank Klaus, Marketing Director, The Harlem Globetrotters

“Whether it be advertising, events, or PR, Heron is relentless in getting every show what they need.” —Tony D’Angelo, Theatrical Producer

“One of Chicago’s leading theater firms.” —BroadwayWorld.com

“Heron enabled us to navigate and succeed in a market where we had no prior experience. There’s no doubt that you played a big part in helping us to run through our intended closing date.”—Robert Schneider, General Manager, FREUD’S LAST SESSION

“Heron is a unique offering of expertise and business savvy. They’ve introduced us to a whole new generation of customers utilizing traditional and emerging PR and marketing tools. Heron is a “complete” package that would benefit any organization!” —Terry James, Executive Producer, The Marriott Theatre

Lifestyle

Amazing Lash
Blown Away
Life Luxe Spa
Massage Envy

My Spa at Fairmont
Rhapsody Spa
Spa Suites and Le Meridien
Spa@theWit

Nonprofit

20/30 Club
Alliance Francaise de Chicago
American Writers Museum
Chicago Academy for the Arts
Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation
Chicago Grammar School
Chicago SCOTS
Concern Worldwide
Feherty’s Troops First Foundation

Fellowship for the Performing Arts
Infant Welfare Society
Joseph Jefferson Committee
Pathways Foundation
Sarah Siddons Society
The Lynn Sage Foundation
Women’s Health Foundation

“Heron fully embraced our mission with their personal approach.” —Lindsey Kell-Weaver, Feherty’s Troops First Foundation

Corporate

Bailey’s
Bettinardi Golf
By Your Side
Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates
Chicago Office of Tourism
EZ Breathe
Galaxie Home Remodeling
Hawthorne Race Course
Ideal Home Show
Jewel Osco

Luna
OrgaNums
Procter and Gamble
Selective Connections
Smirnoff
Standard Market
Ultimate Exposure
Valli Produce
Weil Foot and Ankle Institute
WNUA

“I was overwhelmed by the business once the campaign started.” —Bob Bettinardi, Bettinardi Golf

Celebrity

Andre Rieu
Aziz Ansari
Barry Williams in THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
Beach Boys
Celtic Thunder
Darren Hayes (Savage Garden)
David Cassidy
David Miller (Il Divo)
Fleetwood Mac
Gabriel Byrne Concern USA
Hershey Felder
Janeane Garofalo
Jerry Seinfeld
Jewel
Joe Mantegna in BLEACHER BUMS
John Powers, Author
Johnny Mathis

Judy Collins
Judy Tenuta
Julia Sweeney
Kris Kristofferson
Linda Eder
Linda Ronstadt
Loretta Lynn
Louis CK
Marc Salem
Martina McBride
Merle Haggard
Michael Feinstein
Mike Birbiglia
Patton Oswalt
Peter Cetera
Prince
Robin Thicke
Tom Dreesen
Wynonna Judd

“Noreen and her staff always go above and beyond the call of duty. They are a pleasure to work with.” —Phil Chihoski, DOM Allstate Arena, Rosemont Theatre

“Heron is a triumph all around, hard working, inspiring, and enthusiastic.” —Ken Denison, President, Aruba Productions