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The best answers to your communications challenges live inside bigger questions.

The problems we solve for our clients aren’t simple or straightforward.

They need to be looked at from every angle, through a human lens that recognizes the complex emotions and motivations of their audience.

When we work for you, we’re working for your audiences.

Because when we focus everything we do on the audience, they let our clients into their lives. And that’s what we’re hired to do.

We call it ‘audiencentric’ communication – and we’ve structured our entire company around it.

Everyone at Calder Bateman is responsible for client service.

That means our clients get direct access to the strategist best suited to solve the problem at hand.

We arrive at better answers together – with less hours billed to get there.

What happens when you put the best talent in the same room?

Our services include:


Our internationally recognized creative team’s services range from strategic copywriting to attention-grabbing art direction and graphic design. You can get your message in front of an audience, but to be impactful, that message needs to make a meaningful connection. Our team ensures it does through eye-catching design and illustration, and surprising, delightful and persuasive copy.

Marketing and Advertising

Want to get noticed? Almost everything we do at Calder Bateman touches aspects of marketing and advertising. We plan and execute award-winning campaigns, events, and lotteries. We look at problems from every angle, recognizing your audience’s complex emotions and motivations and from there, we create campaigns that build brand awareness, gets people talking, and increases sales.

Media Planning and Buying, SEO/SEM 

It’s easy to connect to your audience; it’s much harder to connect with them. Our media planning and buying services starts with in-depth audience research and insights. We have the tools and expertise to drill down into your target audience’s demographics, psychographics, buying behaviour, and media usage. Our media planning and buying team will help you understand who to reach and where to reach them most effectively – whether that’s through online advertising – including search engine optimization and search engine marketing (SEO/SEM) – out of home (billboards), direct mail, TV, radio and more.

Strategic Planning and Facilitation

You know what you want; you’re just not sure how to get there. It’s okay to ask for directions. Whether you’re charting a bold new future for your organization, grappling with a difficult issue or listening carefully to the public and your stakeholders, we have Alberta’s best facilitation and strategic planning team at your service. They ask the right questions, wrestle with the biggest issues and lead productive conversations to make sure that the next step you take is the right one.

Public and Media Relations

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you’re doing the right thing. We’ve been helping clients navigate the complex realm of media and public relations for over 25 years – it’s something we do every single day. Whether through media training, speechwriting, report development, communications audits or creating comprehensive communications strategies – we’re here to make sure you’re listening to your audience and that your audience is listening to you.

Crisis Communications and Issues Management

Never say “No comment.” If there’s an art to crisis communications and issues management, we’ve perfected it. Calder Bateman offers comprehensive issues management and crisis management and mitigation services. Know what to say, when to say it, and how to make your brand look best in the eyes of the public.

Digital and Social Media

Do you know how much content is shared online in just a minute? The numbers are staggering. Social media for your business has to be strategic in order to cut through all that clutter. We offer a wide range of digital services including social media and digital strategy development, social media training, social media management, email marketing, online brand building and influencer management, search engine optimization, and website design and development.

So that begs the question: when can we start working with you?

Send us an email at or call 780-426-3610.