Northlich is proud to welcome Forza Marketing.

Adweek’s top Ohio agency and the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s 2015 Small Business of the Year have combined forces.

On July 1, 2016, Forza Marketing became part of Northlich. By unifying our experience and talent, we now offer clients even more access to marketing expertise, strategic leadership and creative ideas.

Welcome to the Lift Agency

We are an independent advertising agency

Northlich is an independent full-service marketing and ad agency that lifts business results with insights and ideas that inspire people to action. We use data, strategic thinking and creativity to solve the toughest marketing challenges.

We have a 70-year history of creating iconic brands, memorable campaigns and increased sales for a variety of industries, including hospitals and healthcare, restaurants, CPG, financial services, nonprofit and B2B. While we have full-service capabilities, we also operate as a consultancy and can complement existing agency partnerships as a strategic marketing partner.

Featured Work



Norton Healthcare, a five-hospital integrated health care system in Louisville, Kentucky, faced heavy market competition due to healthcare systems merging within their market. Norton Healthcare’s offerings were similar to the competitors', and as healthcare reform drove a shift from a “fix it when you’re sick” approach to preventative/wellness care, Norton identified increased access to their primary care physicians as the key to long-term growth.

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Scooter the Neutered Cat

Giving Cats an Extra Life

Rather than taking a tearjerker PSA approach to the problem of feline euthanasia in shelters, we deployed a suave spokescat who spread the message that it’s hip to be snipped.

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