About Us

Built for Clients

UpStream is a full-service marketing and advertising agency located in the Quad Cities. UpStream successfully helps clients by creating more effective marketing strategies through our business experience, marketing expertise, creativity, and objectivity. We listen to our clients’ needs and then develop the best solutions to meet those needs. Our clients remain long-term partners because we deliver what we promise.

UpStream began its foundations in 2007, and is designed to be a nimble agency that can bring the right knowledge and team players to the table based on our clients’ needs. We listen to the problems our clients need solved, and then help them come up with the best solution that fits them.  We deliver on this philosophy by having a modestly sized staff and an extensive network of partners. This philosophy allows us to put together the best team to fit the client.

UpStream is a registered Small Business and is HUBZone Certified - located in Rock Island, Illinois.


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