In the community

We believe actively participating in our community is the key to making change and amplifying our ability to affect change in a positive way. We have built a philosophy into our company about doing good while running our business at every step and into everything we do. The better the places we live are, the better business is for everyone.

Switchback Creative

Here are a few ways we have walked the talk in our community.

Giving Back to our Community

Building our community while building our business is the only way we see creating a business makes sense. We know that you can’t build strong businesses without building strong communities. Here are a few ways that we have combined purpose and passion with our community to give back:

  • TrailBlazer Fund: given $10,000 worth of services every year, 2015 - present
  • Boys and Girls Club Board Member, 2021 ~ present
  • Mayor’s Night of the Arts, Media Sponsor
  • 100 Kids Who Care, Contributor
  • Artember, Past Marketing Partner and Volunteer, 2014
  • TEDxCanmore, Board Member and Sponsor, 2016
  • Building Futures, Marketing and Design Workshop, 2017
  • Light Up the Night, Marketing Sponsor, 2015 ~ 2017
  • Airdrie Business Awards, Marketing Chair + Gold Sponsor 2015 ~ 2018
  • Airdrie Angel, Marketing Partner, 2015 ~ present
  • Angel Lift Day, Organizer and Volunteer, 2015 ~ present
  • SMARTstart, Sponsor, Session Speaker/Presenter, 2016 ~ present
  • Daddy Hair Day, Organizer and Volunteer, 2016 ~ 2019
  • Shop Local Group Founding Member, 2019
  • Friends of STARS – Experience Alberta Raffle, Platinum Sponsor 2020

Trailblazer Fund

We help the charities that do amazing work - do big things. Once a year we look for non-profit organizations that are doing really great work, but have design, web or branding challenges and give them $10,000 worth of services free of charge.

Are you making the world a better place, do you have a big vision for your organization but you need some creative expertise to help you solve challenges you have? We are looking for collaborative relationships that are a great win-win for both parties. Great work, great people.

Awards + Recognition

It’s always an honour to be recognized for the work we do with our clients. The recognition isn’t why we do it, instead it reminds us that we are on the right track and need to keep going. Here are a few of the accolades we have been privileged to receive…

  • Anvil Award for Non-Profit Ad Campaign
  • Winner of 4 Top Annual Report Design Awards
  • Nominee for Amazing Airdrie Women Awards 2015
  • Finalist for Branded Magazine, Mover and Shaker Awards 2016
  • Finalist for Emerging Business, Airdrie Business Award, 2016
  • Finalist for the Canadian Business Chicks, Game Changer 2017
  • Winner Business of the Year Award, Airdrie Business Award, 2017
  • Business Innovation, Finalist, Airdrie Business Awards, 2019

In The Community

Switchback Creative
Switchback Creative
Switchback Creative