BEC (marketing)

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Type Private
Founded 2009
Headquarters Raleigh, North Carolina
Area served United States
Key people Bryan Young (CEO)
Industry marketing, advertising
Services Digital marketing,

BEC (originally Business Empire Consulting) is a digital marketing agency headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.


BEC was initially started by Matthew Laster and Bryan Young while students at North Carolina State University. COO Brandon Blair joined them in November 2008 and they officially incorporated in North Carolina in January 2009. In September 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek named the founders of BEC as three of the Best Young Entrepreneurs in America under the age of 25.[1]


BEC's awards include:

  • #14 Best Web Design and Internet Marketing Company, 2010 – Triangle Business Journal[citation needed]
  • 2011 W3 Silver Award - North Carolina State Entrepreneurship Initiative (Integrated Campaign)[2]
  • 2011 Davey Award - North Carolina State Entrepreneurship Initiative website[verification needed]


  1. ^ Tozzi, John (2011). "2011 Finalists: America's Best Young Entrepreneurs". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2011 W³ Awards of Silver Winners". W³ Awards. 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 

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