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Florida-based Benedict ad agency expands to Lafayette

Relationships with Tony Chachere’s and other local businesses prompt expansion to area.

Benedict Advertising & Marketing, based in Daytona Beach, Fla., has expanded to Lafayette, opening an office on South Audubon Boulevard.

In a press release announcing the expansion, the company says that it has had “considerable business relationships with Louisiana companies for some time including Tony Chachere’s Famous Creole Cuisine.”

Benedict also represents nearly 250 of the 500 Subway stores throughout the state, 65 of which are located throughout Acadiana (23 in Lafayette). In addition, Benedict is Agency of Record for Donner-Peltier Distillers in Thibodaux, and several auto dealerships throughout Louisiana.

Richard Brauns

“The large number of clients we have in Louisiana has created a need for an office here,” Lafayette native Richard Brauns said in the press release. Brauns, a partner at Benedict Advertising, is heading the local office. “Additionally, several Louisiana businesses have reached out to us inquiring about our services. An office right here in Lafayette allows us serve them more quickly and efficiently.”

Founded in 1974, the agency offers branding and creative services, market insight and media management, developing websites, TV commercials, social media campaigns, print ads, eblasts and other components to help clients reach consumers.

The new office is located at 130 South Audubon Blvd.