Ady Advantage is a comprehensive and integrated economic development marketing, site selection and marketing consulting firm.


Janet Ady marketing strategy

Our experience on both sides of the economic development equation is unique.

It gives us important insight into the perspectives, challenges and sensitivities of manufacturers and economic development organizations alike, bringing added value to both. And we’re the only such firm that not only makes marketing recommendations, but also helps you build your website, market to prospective businesses, and use social media as a competitive advantage.

Our corporate services focus on helping manufacturers, utilities and other sectors grow their businesses through an integrated solution set that includes research, competitive positioning, marketing strategy, integrated communications, and facility expansion.

Our clients include more than 300 economic development organizations and manufacturers for which we provide support on the full range of needs including economic strategy, market differentiation and go-to-market strategies.

Contact us to request a proposal or invite us to speak at your next event.

Ady Advantage has DBE status.

Ady Advantage is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT), due to our status of being over 50% woman-owned. This federal program is accepted by many states as an equivalent to the statewide designation of a minority- , disadvantaged or woman-owned business enterprise.
Ady Advantage is a DBE certified business

We qualify for DOT financially assisted projects performing a commercially-useful function in the following areas:

  • Economic development consulting services
  • Marketing and branding consulting
  • Market research services

The US DOT requires that North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes be used to describe the type of work a firm can perform for DBE credit. The following NAICS codes were selected as our firm’s certified work areas:

541613 Marketing Consulting Services
541618 Other Management Consulting Services
541430 Graphic Design Services
541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services