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Welcome to AXW

A boutique partnership development firm.

For over 2 decades, we connect ideas, people and brands in extraordinary ways.

We connect ideas, people and brands in extraordinary ways.

Our Approach

We understand that your business challenges are unique and we treat them that way. For us, it’s about working with you to define the opportunities and execute upon a completely tailored approach. As your strategic partner from beginning to end, we become an extension of your team – experts on your brand and industry – for full integration and tangible results.

Our Secret Sauce

So what exactly makes us so unique? We have the strategic mindset of a consulting firm, the access and deal flow of an investment bank and the ideas and execution ability of a creative agency.

We consult.

Consider us your advisory board, your personal problem solvers, your fresh set of eyes. We are strategic thinkers who challenge the status quo to deliver effective ideas and solutions that ladder back up to your defined business objectives.

We connect.

We sit in the nexus of deal flow and opportunity, offering extraordinary access to decision makers so that we can form lasting connections and partnerships that drive growth for each of our clients.

We create.

We leverage our unique perspective, creative thinking and big ideas to keep our clients ahead of the curve, acting as their personal SWAT team to drive real results from ideation to execution.

What Our Clients Say

What Our Clients Say

When we needed a truly iconic brand and partner for our new 4-star hotel in Minnesota, we turned to Kirk and his extensive hospitality experience and contacts. Kirk and his team connected us and helped formulate a joint venture with the Rowlings Family and Omni Hotels, who has become the perfect partner for the Omni Viking Lakes Hotel opening in October, 2020.

Don BeckerEVP, Real Estate Development & Strategic Projects, Minnesota Vikings

As a pre-eminent force in developing unique business partnerships, Axcess embodies what it means to form true and lasting partnerships. By providing consistent insight and imagination with a nurturing attitude toward the alliances they create, Axcess engenders confidence in what it can deliver to create success.

Mindy GrossmanPartner @ The Consello Group - Former CEO of WW & HSN

AXW provides incredibly strategic, thoughtful, innovative and unique concepts to their partners, resulting in the delivery of mind-altering experiences and activations. Working with Kirk Posmantur and his creative team has been pure joy—they bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and energy to every discussion. They have and will continue to revolutionize the luxury brand activation space. We appreciate and embrace our partnership with AXW.

Kevin WarrenPresident & CEO - The Chicago Bears, Former Commissioner for The Big 10 & COO - Minnesota Vikings

AXW’s point of differential is that they bring luxury programming to mass brands, creating memorable experiences that translate to brand love and consumption. AXW is not for every brand; it’s for those looking to make meaningful connections with their consumers.

Kimberly PaigeEVP & CMO, BET

AXW is a true dot connector in allowing us to provide great experiences for our valued relationships and their families. The company’s passion for people, partnerships and networking is as unique as the experiences they deliver. We trust their creative process from start to finish.

Chris SmithOhana Real Estate Investors, Montage Hotels & Resorts

After 20 years of doing business together, I can say that AXW consistently delivers beyond expectations. The people at AXW know and live luxury and are real partners in building a brand. Kirk Posmantur and his team have been absolutely instrumental in the success of Audemars Piguet in the United States and now in Asia.

Francois BennahmiasCEO, Audemars Piguet

AXW has a unique ability to connect the right partners with the right opportunities at the right time. Most importantly, AXW continues to deliver innovative approaches, while executing flawlessly.

Omar JohnsonFormer CMO, Beats