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About Ateema Media & Marketing

Helping Small & Mid-sized Hospitality Businesses Thrive with Local, Tourism, and Event Marketing.

 At Ateema, we specialize in marketing for hospitality businesses, connecting you with local, tourism, and event audiences. Our strategic solutions are designed to tackle your marketing challenges, ensuring a strong ROI in today's competitive landscape.

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We can provide your business with innovative, effective, and cost-efficient solutions to address your marketing pain points.

Custom-Built Marketing Campaigns

Our dedicated team of hospitality industry experts excels in creating and executing successful, custom-built marketing campaigns tailored to your unique business needs. Leveraging a range of innovative digital and print media, services, and events, we ensure your message reaches and resonates with the right audience.


Our Diverse Clientele

Ateema has a proven track record of success, serving a diverse range of clients in the hospitality industry. Our client portfolio includes restaurants, hotels, nightlife spots, attractions, venues, event services companies, transportation providers, shops, CVBs, and more.

Our Story - A Legacy of Excellence

Founded in 2001 by Tim O’Malley and Mike Magnusson, Ateema Media & Marketing has a rich history rooted in the dynamic world of Chicago journalism. Tim and Mike first crossed paths while competing for their inaugural job at the Chicago Tribune after college. They not only secured positions but also forged a lasting friendship and enjoyed award-winning careers. During their tenure at the Tribune, they often discussed their shared vision of one day launching a business together.

Originally established as O'Malley-Magnusson Publishing Group, LLC, our company quickly gained acclaim with the launch of "Concierge Preferred Magazine" and the successful debut of the Hospitality & Tourism Summit. As our portfolio grew to encompass digital and event-oriented services, we rebranded to Ateema Media & Marketing. This new identity better reflects our expansive range of offerings and our commitment to delivering comprehensive marketing solutions.

Our Commitment to Growth and Success

Ateema is dedicated to growth and innovation, hosting industry-leading events like the Hospitality & Tourism Summit Chicago and Chicago Hotel Meetup. Our flagship publications, Concierge Preferred Magazine and Chicago Neighborhood Hotel Maps, guide visitors throughout the city. Ateema Digital delivers exceptional ROI, often up to 6 times the investment. This expansion builds on our expertise in digital marketing, showcased by subsidiaries like Social Media Beast and Pinnacle Advertising & Marketing, known for "Big Game" commercials for Weathertech.

Explore how Ateema can elevate your business by visiting our website or contacting us directly. Discover our full suite of services, success stories, and client testimonials. Partner with us to reach influential audiences such as visitors, concierges, event planners, influencers, and hotel sales teams. Together, let's unlock new opportunities for your growth and success.


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