About Our Clients

Organizations that have hired MARS for marketing and research assistance include:

  • George W. Neilson Foundation
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Sanford Center
  • Lakeland Public Television
  • Occupational Development Center
  • Northwest Regional Small Business Development Center
  • Deer River Independent School District
  • Anderson Fabric Workroom
  • Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Leech Lake Casinos
  • Homark Homes
  • Bemidji State University
We would definitely recommend MARS…why not give our local university students a change to enhance their learning with this hands-on opportunity.

“Since we don’t have a communications or public relations department, we have had to reach to outside sources to assist us. It just makes sense to hire MARS for this. Why not give our local university students a chance to enhance their learning with this hands-on opportunity? And, it provides valuable data for us in the process. We would definitely recommend MARS. They were prompt, accessible, professional, thorough, and provided us with an excellent product in the end.”

Polly Shepherd — Deer River Independent School District
English Instructor and Public Relations


I would recommend MARS to any company seeking out essential marketing information and data.

“I have the utmost respect and gratitude for MARS staff. The staff is not only driven and devoted college students, but professional executives as well. I would recommend MARS to any company seeking out essential marketing information and data.”

Tim Elliott — Leech Lake Gaming Division
Director of Marketing


The students … handle themselves in a very professional manner and are committed to providing top quality services to their clients.

“The market research services provided by MARS are invaluable to businesses that need to know more about their market. We find that the students who work on the MARS projects handle themselves in a very professional manner and are committed to providing top quality services to their clients. In addition, the invaluable service that they provide gives the students the opportunity to develop skills that are critical for them as future marketing professionals.”

Susan Hooiser — Director, Northwest Regional SBDC


… I have no hesitancy in using MARS for future projects, and I strongly recommend their services to others.

“Perhaps the most impressive is the fact that I have found the MARS student association to be a very creative and innovative group that has introduced suggestions and ideas related to addressing various University marketing issues and concerns. I have no hesitancy in using MARS for future projects, and I strongly recommend their services to others.”

Bob Grigggs — Bemidji State University
Interim Associate Vice President of Information Technology and Extended Learning