We create unique branding and advertising opportunities for world-class companies in exciting urban out-of-home, sporting and event environments.
Owned entirely by management, Van Wagner has proven that a great business can be built on a fierce dedication to offering the highest quality products and an old-fashioned commitment to treating people well.
Over the four decades during which the company has been led by Richard M. Schaps, The Van Wagner Way has enabled us to build preeminent positions in urban and spectacular signage, sports team and venue services, blimps, aerial advertising and experiential marketing.
Van Wagner Communications is the most distinctive, and one of the largest, outdoor advertising companies in the United States. Our company was founded in 1971 and is managed with a singular focus. Van Wagner offers uniquely exciting products and services to world-class companies in the world’s most prestigious venues. We know that the companies that we do business with treasure their brands and reputations just as much as we do ours.
We created and control many of the world’s most famous spectacular signs, digital billboards, street furniture, bus wraps, and high-end displays in parking garages and life style centers, all in the best locations in top ten markets coast to coast. Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment works with over 200 professional and NCAA teams, and other sports properties, offering in-game signage, naming rights, and design and consulting services in exciting sporting environments.
Van Wagner’s reach extends to the skies as well. We operate the world’s largest aerial media business, with blimps and planes flying worldwide, reaching billions annually. We work with a wide range of brands, properties, teams, municipalities, public and private entities, and in each case, we help our advertising partners build their brands with fun displays that ennoble the events and venues that we fly over; in addition, our experiential marketing teams often participate in and around the same events on behalf of the brands we represent.
Van Wagner’s team of industry-leading specialists sets the global standard in creating branding and advertising opportunities for world-class companies in exciting urban out-of-home, sporting and event environments. Our expertise in and passion for our business, our commitment to our clients and our unique products and services all work together to make The Van Wagner Way the world’s standard for real-world, out of home branding and marketing opportunities.