Media Room

For specific inquiries or comments, get in touch with
&Barr’s Public Relations team at pr@andbarr.co

Media Room

For specific inquiries or comments, get in touch with
&Barr’s Public Relations team at pr@andbarr.co

About &Barr

&Barr is a full-service advertising agency providing integrated services, including branding; creative; public relations; account service; social media; and traditional and digital media and analytics. The agency serves a diverse roster of national and international brands, including AAA, Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Florida Virtual School and the YMCA of Central Florida, among others. Celebrating its 65th year in business, &Barr’s headquarters is located on Lake Eola in the heart of downtown Orlando, Fla., and the company is proud to be a locally founded, multi-generational, family-owned, independent agency. To learn more, visit www.andbarr.co

About &Barr

&Barr is a full-service advertising agency providing integrated services, including branding; creative; public relations; account service; social media; and traditional and digital media and analytics. The agency serves a diverse roster of national and international brands, including AAA, Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Florida Virtual School and the YMCA of Central Florida, among others. Celebrating its 65th year in business, &Barr’s headquarters is located on Lake Eola in the heart of downtown Orlando, Fla., and the company is proud to be a locally founded, multi-generational, family-owned, independent agency. To learn more, visit www.andbarr.co

Select Press Releases

 

Massey Services selects &Barr as first-ever agency of record

&Barr announces its selection as agency of record for Massey Services, one of the nation’s largest, privately owned, pest prevention and landscape care companies. &Barr was selected for its experience and expertise in providing award-winning advertising, public relations, media and analytics services.

Orlando agency wins 10 local American Advertising Awards, including Best of Show

&Barr, Florida’s oldest, largest, independent advertising agency, won 10 ADDY® Awards at the annual Orlando American Advertising Awards. Among three gold and six silver ADDYs®, the Orlando-based agency was also honored with a Best of Show award.

Florida’s oldest, largest, independent advertising agency announces major milestone

&Barr, formerly known as Fry | Hammond | Barr, celebrates 65 years of success as Florida’s oldest, largest, independent advertising agency. During nearly seven decades, &Barr has not only survived but thrived through the many changes its Orlando home has experienced, from pre-Disney to recessions and a pandemic.

Select Press Releases

 

Massey Services selects &Barr as first-ever agency of record

&Barr announces its selection as agency of record for Massey Services, one of the nation’s largest, privately owned, pest prevention and landscape care companies. &Barr was selected for its experience and expertise in providing award-winning advertising, public relations, media and analytics services.

Orlando agency wins 10 local American Advertising Awards, including Best of Show

&Barr, Florida’s oldest, largest, independent advertising agency, won 10 ADDY® Awards at the annual Orlando American Advertising Awards. Among three gold and six silver ADDYs®, the Orlando-based agency was also honored with a Best of Show award.

Florida’s oldest, largest, independent advertising agency announces major milestone

&Barr, formerly known as Fry | Hammond | Barr, celebrates 65 years of success as Florida’s oldest, largest, independent advertising agency. During nearly seven decades, &Barr has not only survived but thrived through the many changes its Orlando home has experienced, from pre-Disney to recessions and a pandemic.

Media Coverage Highlights

 

CP Interview: Pete Barr Sr. and Jr. have shaped the image of Orlando businesses for 65 years

Advertising agency &Barr has sat on the shores of Lake EoIa for 65 years, and Pete Barr Sr. has been there since 1957, joining Chuck Fry and Bob Hammond to start the agency. Barr Sr. led the company until 2001, when he stepped away to run for mayor of Orlando in 2003. Pete Barr Jr. took over as president and CEO in 2001.

In Focus: The Oldest Advertising Agency in Orlando

At 65 years and counting, the family—owned agency is also Florida’s oldest. Pete Barr Jr. didn’t always want to be an ad man. As the CEO and president of the oldest advertising agency in Orlando, that might come as a surprise.

2022 C-Suite Awards: &Barr CEO Pete Barr

Pete Barr Jr., CEO of &Barr, was chosen as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 C-Suite Awards honorees.

2022 Best Places to Work: &Barr employees get paid time off to volunteer and more

&Barr was chosen as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Best Places to Work winners in the small business category, which includes companies with 25-49 employees.

Media Coverage Highlights

 

CP Interview: Pete Barr Sr. and Jr. have shaped the image of Orlando businesses for 65 years

Advertising agency &Barr has sat on the shores of Lake EoIa for 65 years, and Pete Barr Sr. has been there since 1957, joining Chuck Fry and Bob Hammond to start the agency. Barr Sr. led the company until 2001, when he stepped away to run for mayor of Orlando in 2003. Pete Barr Jr. took over as president and CEO in 2001.

In Focus: The Oldest Advertising Agency in Orlando

At 65 years and counting, the family—owned agency is also Florida’s oldest. Pete Barr Jr. didn’t always want to be an ad man. As the CEO and president of the oldest advertising agency in Orlando, that might come as a surprise.

2022 C-Suite Awards: &Barr CEO Pete Barr

Pete Barr Jr., CEO of &Barr, was chosen as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 C-Suite Awards honorees.

2022 Best Places to Work: &Barr employees get paid time off to volunteer and more

&Barr was chosen as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Best Places to Work winners in the small business category, which includes companies with 25-49 employees.

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