About Us

Here’s all you need to know about us: We are Passionate about Your Brand.

am3 adsource is an award winning full-service brand promotions agency.

We are 100% woman-owned and WBENC Certified. We are 16 years strong and getting stronger.

Adsource Media. Inc., founded in 1999, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC .

Our business was built servicing the pharmaceutical industry with a strong focus on conceptualizing, designing and manufacturing educational materials, branded merchandise and digital media products.

In 2000, Adsource Media, Inc., formed a partnership with Adventures in Advertising (AIA), a top 10 national branded merchandise company with gross sales exceeding $135 million yearly.  This synergy has proven to be invaluable.

We offer the best of both worlds, a woman owned business supported by one of the industries top 10 companies.”

In 2008, Adsource Media, Inc., purchased Super Dupe Media to expand our in-house digital media capabilities.

In 2011, Adsource Media, Inc., re-brands to am3 adsource.

In 2012, am3 adsource is granted National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification.

Branding is in our DNA

Since our inception, we have grown to service an array of industries to include banking, hospital, sports & entertainment, technology, marine, bio-tech, pharmaceutical, health & beauty, universities, advertising agencies and their associates.

We give our clients brand confidence.

We have an expert team of brand consultants comprised of talented, savvy, trendy, high-energy, forward thinking individuals. We recruit the best. We continually reshape our overall expertise and industry knowledge to expand our capabilities to provide the best solutions for our clients.

Our vision is clear.

We have stayed committed to our core values of connecting with our clients and their brands. This is what separates us from our competition. We foster our client’s branding experience. We work hard for our clients to have a positive branding experience.


  • 1999 Adsource Media is founded by Darlene Whitehurst
  • 2000 Formed Partnership with Adventures in Advertising (AIA)
  • 2005 Launched Training Board Game Division
  • 2006 Launched Consumer Retail Game Travel Mania
  • 2007 Travel Mania Wins Dr. Toy Award
  • 2008 Adsource Media Purchases Super Dupe Media
  • 2010 Founded Goal Matters, Launched GoalFriends Community
  • 2011 Adsource Media re-brands as am3 adsource
  • 2012 am3 adsource is granted National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification
  • 2014 am3 adsource nominated for 2014 MVP supplier award

Experience with Consumer Engagement and Regulated Industries

am3adsource is an industry leader in designing and managing consumer engagement programs, highly effective campaigns designed to reinforce brand messages with consumers and key stakeholder groups through targeted direct mail, digital media and merchandising programs. am3 also has extensive experience in loyalty and sweepstakes programs, connecting with consumers through high-touch contests where users play games, provide feedback and interact with brands in order to win prizes such as personalized items, consumer electronics and wearables.

am3 has extensive experience working in regulated industries such as pharma, healthcare, alcohol and tobacco. The am3 team are experts in navigating the intricate processes and procedures surrounding marketing and educational programs in these verticals, as well as domestic and overseas production of promotional items and branded merchandise.



Your brand is your statement to the world; your promise to deliver as a company. We are your brand consultants. We make sure you keep that promise.
A national branded merchandise company with gross sales exceeding $130 million yearly.
Branding affects the personality of a product, company or service and is used to identify the customer, satisfy the customer and keep the customer.
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