Make Hay Communications helps organizations to communicate with their audiences.
We design and deliver your messages to reach your markets by knowing what to say, how to say it and who to say it to.
Make Hay was started in 1994 by Barbara MacKay.
“Prior to founding Make Hay, I spent several years in print production and publishing, as a typographer and graphic designer, and then 10 years as a print and broadcast journalist. Based in Toronto, I wrote for national and international media, including Chatelaine, Maclean’s, CBC Radio, the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Creativity and Strategy are my personal strengths – and the two pillars of this business. I am committed to helping you engage with your audiences in meaningful ways using for example, social media, advertising, sponsorships, websites, public and media relations.
Community engagement and community building are also important values in our work. Make Hay has experience in working with both business and nonprofit organizations. I am an active member of several communities, contributing to local and regional organizations to foster community economic development, especially through the arts.
I hold an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, University College and I am a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Toronto chapter, and the Canadian Community Economic Development (CCED) Network.”