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Who We Are

Stamats is a specialized marketing solutions company providing services in consulting, marketing research, creative, traditional media, digital media, social media, live event, and business-to-business information. We believe in focusing on a few distinct markets (Markets Served) and in developing deep and extensive expertise in those markets through leading brands (Brands & Services). Our history is long and rich, and our values clear and dear (About Us). Yet, we remain purposefully young and embrace changes in technology, business models, products and services. We seek to hire the best so that we can be the best possible partners for our clients, audiences and advertisers.


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$1000 Stamats Scholarship Awarded to Hanna Reese

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - February 24, 2015 – Hanna has plans to graduate in 2017 with a degree in Psychology and Neuroscience. Eventually she would like to attend the University of Iowa for post-graduate studies. Read more...


Most students who enroll at Erie Community College have no regrets, survey shows

BUFFALO, NEW YORK - February 8, 2015 – Stamats surveyed 905 students and 454 faculty and staff members to determine how they perceive the college.... Read more...


Marketing surveys test waters

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - January 29, 2015 – Based on surveying conducted by Stamats Communications, branding at Transylvania is due for a recharge.... Read more...


Sally Stamats Hedges Remembered

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - December 28, 2014 – "She loved to tell stories. She was always so genuine. People would say 'she’s such a character,' said her son, Tom... Read more...

Blue Zones Project

Education Digital Marketing Awards are Golden for Stamats

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - December 15, 2014 – Texas Tech and Penn State Universities can thank Stamats Communication if they receive more website hits today. Both universities recently received Gold designations... Read more...

Blue Zones Project

Stamats Communications named Blue Zones Worksite

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - December 2, 2014 – Stamats Communications has been named a Blue Zones Worksite, maintaining a work environment that promotes and encourages employee well-being. View the Blue Zones Worksites list...


Iowa universities spending more on student names

IOWA CITY, IOWA - August 14, 2014 – One thing universities and colleges do to find prospective students to target is purchase lists of names collected by companies like ACT and SAT, which administer college entrance exams to high school students Read more...


College recruiting in Iowa gets tough

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - July 6, 2014 – “It’s a tough time to be a chief recruiting officer anywhere,” said Eric Sickler, vice president of client services for Stamats, a Cedar Rapids-based higher education marketing company. Read more...


BUILDINGS Takes Top B2B Editorial Award from the Western Publishing Association

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - May 12, 2014 – At the annual banquet in Los Angeles for the Maggies, the award program of the Western Publishing Association (WPA), BUILDINGS Magazine was given the top honor for business-to-business publications. Read more...


Picture Perfect

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - May 1, 2014 – The Thorburn Group just launched a global campaign for Polaroid with a colorful tribute that celebrates the company’s timeless spirit of Sharing Life In An Instant. Read more...


Higher Ed. Smarter. And Shinier.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - March 6, 2014 – Nine Stamats’ clients are basking in the glow of awards this winter. The glow began in two CASE districts competitions, gained strength in the first level of the American Advertising Awards. Read more...


Thorburn brand agency is acquired by Iowa firm

MINNEAPOLIS - February 26, 2014 – Stamats Communications Inc., a provider of marketing and research to the higher education market, has acquired the Thorburn Group, a Minneapolis brand agency. Read more...


Stamats acquires The Thorburn Group

CEDAR RAPIDS - February 26, 2014 – Cedar Rapids-based Stamats, a higher education research and marketing firm, today announced the acquisition of Minneapolis-based The Thorburn Group. Read more...


Iowa firm buys brand agency that works with Target, Porsche

MINNEAPOLIS - February 26, 2014 – Cedar Rapids-based Stamats did not disclose the terms of its acquisition of The Thorburn Group, which will keep its name and its Minneapolis office. Read more...


College marketer acquires brand agency

SAN ANTONIO - February 25, 2014 – Stamats, the nation’s leading higher education research and marketing firm, today announced the acquisition of The Thorburn Group, a brand agency serving consumer icons such as Disney, Harley-Davidson, Target and Porsche. Read more...


Meetings Focus International Wins ASBPE Gold Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. - September 12, 2013 – The May 2012 Meetings Focus International supplement won a 2013 Azbee Midwest- South Region Gold award for Editorial Excellence, Special Supplement from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Read more...


United States most preferred destination for overseas bound Indian undergraduates

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - September 10, 2013 – Stamats Asia, a subsidiary of Stamats, Inc., completed its first international study on how Indian students choose colleges overseas. Titled, IndiaTALK™, the study offers a comprehensive overview... Read more...


McGarvey and Reese Receive Stamats Scholarships

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - July 17, 2013 – Sean McGarvey was awarded the Stamats scholarship from Kirkwood Community College of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mr. McGarvey is a second year student at Kirkwood and is pursuing an Associate of Arts degree. Read more...