Cork Tree Creative, Inc. Announces Dunkin’ Donuts as Newest Client

Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm, Cork Tree Creative Inc., today announced it acquired Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, as its newest client. For Dunkin’ Donuts, Cork Tree Creative will provide public relations and social media support for its entire St. Louis market, which is made up of 12 franchises and with plans to expand. Untitled

According to Public Relations Director Laura Reed, “We are thrilled Dunkin’ Donuts has chosen us to represent its St. Louis markets. It is such a highly respected and recognizable brand, and having the opportunity to work with the Dunkin’ Donuts team to expand their reach to new markets is a unique and exciting challenge.”

Cork Tree Creative is celebrating its eigth year in business, with a staff that is specialized in social media services, search engine optimization, graphic/web design, copywriting, public relations and more.

Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 10 years running. The company has more than 12,000 restaurants in 44 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies.

To learn more about Dunkin’ Donuts, visit or follow them on Facebook (, Instagram ( and Twitter (

Cork Tree Creative, Inc., located at 138 N. Main Street, Edwardsville, Ill., is owned by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed and has recently been awarded Best Marketing Firm and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The company is a certified women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and the Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. For more information, please call (618) 656-7333, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.


Cork Tree Creative, Inc. Sponsors Edwardsville Oktoberfest


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We are super excited to announce that we are a Brandenburg Gate Sponsor for this year’s annual Oktoberfest in Edwardsville.

Gori Julian & Associates is partnering again with Global Brew Tap House for this year’s festivities which take place on Sat., Sept. 17 in Edwardsville City Park. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF) as they work to raise funds and awareness for cancer treatment and research.

 “My team and I here at Cork Tree Creative are thrilled to be a part of such a fun event that not only brings the community together, but also supports a really great cause that we are all passionate about,” said Laura Reed, co-owner of Cork Tree Creative, Inc.

The festival will kick off at 11 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. There will be over 20 beer selections offering a traditional German flair.  Local eateries, live music, games, and photo booth fun will be rounding out the day’s entertainment options. Raffle tickets to win a trip for two to Germany will be available for purchase with the proceeds going towards the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. For more information regarding the festival, visit


Cork Tree Creative, Inc. Sponsors Edwardsville Route 66 Festival for 5th Year

May 20, 2016, EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.– St. Louis area marketing and public relations firm Cork Tree Creative, Inc. announced today that it is the Mother Road Sponsor of the Edwardsville Route 66 Festival for the fifth consecutive year.

The festival, celebrating its 19th year, will be held in Edwardsville City Park, Fri., June 10 and Sat., June 11, 2016. Laura Reed, owner of Cork Tree Creative, is more than thrilled to help organize and promote an event that highlights the memories of Route 66. “My team and I here at Cork Tree Creative look forward to being a part of the Route 66 Festival every year. The festival not only shares the memories of our area’s past, but it also creates new ones, and I love being able to help make that happen,” said Reed.

The fun-filled, family friendly event offers attractions for all ages including live music, great food, a beer and wine garden, classic car show, local art vendors, a 10K run and Trailnet bike ride for those interested. This historic event attracts several thousands of guests and is the perfect way to spend a weekend with friends and family. For more information about the festival visit and follow the festival on Twitter and like their Facebook page.

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