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Welcome to GKV. Where being unknown or out-spent is merely a temporary inconvenience.

Maryland Lottery – OriolesTM Scratch-Offs

 Maryland Lottery – Orioles Scratch-Offs The Orioles hit a lot of home runs. We hit one ourselves with our latest campaign for the Maryland Lottery.


Our first work for Sprint was the perfect pitch to customers who worry about excessive data charges.

Cape Cod Potato Chips "Seagulls"

Our newest work for Cape Cod chips features a flock of seagulls singing A Flock of Seagulls. Of course it’s ridiculous. Cape Cod is the home of ridiculously good chips. View the TV spot here. And be sure to request your official Flock tour tee shirt.


See our re-branding of Shentel, the only cable provider in the Shenandoah Valley with local roots. It’s hard when you’re competing against national giants. But it’s easier when people can see that you’re truly connected to your customers.

Peace, Love and Medicare

Jeff Millman, Chief Creative Officer, has recently been informing and entertaining attendees at health care conferences on the subject of how—and how not—to talk to baby boomers. View a short version of one of his presentations.



GKV Visits Philly for Nice to Meet You Media Tour

Nearly 60 media reps from the Philly/Hilly area found their way to Philadelphia’s Overkill Studio last Thursday morning. And it wasn’t just for the Bloody Marys. Baltimore’s GKV Communications rolled into town to present their “Nice to Meet You Media Tour” with all the energy and enthusiasm of a traveling rock show. The presentation kicked [...]



GKV, briefly

We’re from Baltimore. Therefore, we hate the Yankees. It’s elemental, like air … or eating crabs. Orioles’ fans hate the Yankees because they can write bigger checks and buy their success. We can’t. The Orioles’ payroll is one-third the size of the Yankees’. So we play harder and tougher and smarter. Buck Showalter is not afraid to take chances; not afraid to trust his players. And we win.

GKV has been helping challenger brands succeed for over 30 years. Think of us as the Buck Showalter of ad agencies.

Our mission is to help you beat the Yankees.


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