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One of the many great perks of a Boston Business Women Membership is belonging to our exclusive Members Directory on the Boston Business Women website. You will be highlighted by your industry/profession with your photo, a short bio, and your company or business website.

Cynthia Laidlaw

Industry: Marketing Communications

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I am an avid equestrian and founder of Laidlaw Group, located on Harrison Avenue in Boston’s SOWA design district. We are a woman-owned integrated marketing communications firm. We provide the highest level of creative services including print advertising, print design, website design and development, digital advertising, Email, Google AdWords, Social Media, and SEO.

I have 20+ years of experience working on design and branding projects for many clients including the Fortune 500.

My creative awards include:
The London International Awards
The One Show, NY
Communication Arts Magazine
The New York Art Directors Club
The Hatch Awards, Boston
Boston Art Directors Club
Print Magazine
The Art Directors Club of Maine

As an honors graduate of Russell Sage College, I completed overseas studies programs at The Alliance Français, Paris, France; The University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; The American University in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland; and the Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada. My graduate work was done at The Art Institute of Boston.

I am a past President of The Art Institute of Boston Alumni Association, a past Trustee of the Clarendon Warren Condo Trust, a current board member of the South End Business Alliance (SEBA) and a member of BNI Boston.

I have guest lectured at private business events throughout the US for Laidlaw Group clients and by invitation at Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship, Emerson College School of Global Marketing Communication and Advertising, Massachusetts College of Art and The Art Institute of Boston.

I am a past adjunct professor in the graduate school of Emerson College.