Founded in 1970, the Creative Group is one of the largest, employee-owned companies in the United States that offers a range of event marketing, meeting planning and communication services. Its CreativeEDGE Web-based software handles data management requirements for meetings, merchandise programs and special events. The company works with a team of more than 130 staff members. The Creative Group maintains offices in Wisconsin and Illinois. The company s clients include several Fortune 500 and regional companies in various industries throughout the world. It provides 24-hour emergency assistance and conducts a variety of incentive programs. Additionally, the Creative Group offers strategic planning, coordination, and art direction and design services. Its clients include Genzyme Corporation and Ovation Pharmaceuticals.