Conway Media Solutions was founded on the belief that high-caliber research and analysis could achieve superior results—and that an independent media buyer could offer expertise, versatility, and a personal touch that larger companies simply could not.
Since 2005, CMS has been helping businesses and organizations make media work for them—with successful outcomes. Whether you aim to increase your share of voice, develop smart, targeted campaigns, or expand into new markets, CMS can help you make it happen.
About Brian Conway, MS
Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in the media industry, CMS founder Brian Conway helps businesses and organizations large and small achieve diverse marketing goals. He prides himself on his ability to cultivate strong relationships with clients and vendors built on fairness and trust. Brian earned a BA from Indiana University-Bloomington in Telecommunications with minors in Marketing and Speech Communications. He later earned an MS in Management from Cardinal Stritch University. He currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
Nielsen Television and Radio Research (DMA, MSA, County Coverage)
SQAD Market Budget Projections – TV, radio, and online cost-efficiency projections for every DMA in the United States. Used for projecting realistic ad budgets.
SimmonsLOCAL Consumer Behavior Research – Create User Demo and Media Usage profiles for consumers, businesses, trade associations, and governmental bodies.
Skilled with Polk, Reg-Trak, and Auto Count automotive sales databases
Past Client Work
- Rocky Rococo Restaurants
- American Players Theatre
- UW Credit Union
- Brothers Main (Madison and Janesville)
- PendaForm Truck Liners (national)
- Wisconsin Department of Transportation
- Wisconsin Department of Agriculture
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
- Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
- University of Wisconsin-Extension
- Auto Glass Specialists (Regional/Midwest)
- Mile Bluff Medical Center (Mauston, WI)
- More than 500 retail, automotive, financial, and healthcare clients as research manager of Charter Media (Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan)
- Rockton Lions Club – Old Settlers Days (Rockton, IL)
- Sugarjones Cupcakes (Rockford)
Our Clients Say
“As a $1.5 billion bank holding company with three banks in Wisconsin, Iowa, and California, American Trust & Savings Bank looks to Conway Media Solutions for the proven media placement expertise, research sophistication, and responsiveness we depend on to meet the needs of our bankers in these very different markets. Having worked with Brian and his team for more than a decade, I can say with certainty that my team of professionals could not be as efficient or effective without his services. When there is a marketing opportunity to be found or a media puzzle to be solved, I look to Conway Media Solutions for the best path.”
Peggy L. Hudson, CFMP
Executive Vice President
American Trust & Savings Bank
“It’s been a pleasure to work with Brian over the past 10 years. Brian is extremely knowledgeable with regards to marketing, research, and media buying and has helped American Trust get results through his advertising expertise. He is very detail-oriented, takes immense pride in his work, and is an invaluable member of our team. Thanks, Brian!”
Jill Busch, CFMP
First Vice President
American Trust & Savings Banks