Ten of the best advertising agencies in Europe
1: Ogilvy & Mather
Ogilvy & Mather is an advertising agency founded in London in 1850 by Edmund Mather. It merged with a New York City agency in 1964, founded by David Ogilvy. It is part of WPP Group, one of the largest marketing and communications companies in the world by revenue. The agency is known for working with companies such as Dove, American Express and IBM.
2: WPP plc
WPP plc is a British multinational advertising and public relations company with its main office based in London, England and its executive office in Dublin, Ireland. It is the world’s largest adverting company by revenues, and employs around 190,000 people in 3,000 offices. It also owns some advertising networks including IMRB, Millward Brown, Grey, TNS and Hill & Knowlton. WPP has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on NASDAQ.
3: Britannia Communications
Britannia Communications is a British advertising agency who focus on marketing and communications. It helps companies to increase online presence by gathering public domain intelligence and measuring the effectiveness of individual campaign elements. It analyses user forwards and retweets and work to understand the demographic and attitudes of the media constituency.
4: HUB09 Brand People
HUB09 Brand People are an Italian advertising agency founded in 2009 by Marco Faccio and Pietro Bonada. It focuses on social media and brand culture, and handle the relationship between people and big brands. In 2014 it absorbed Carrer Noir Italy, taking over its clients. Its services include Social Media, Branding, Digital PR and Promotion, Strategy and Creativity, Social Live Blogging and Video Production.
Mindshare is a marketing services company founded in 1997, after Mandy Pooler and Nick Emery from Ogilvy & Mather and Ron De Pear and James Walker from JWT came together to create it. Mindshare has become a global network, with over 6000 employees across 82 countries including America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
MediaCom is a global media agency based in London, England. It is part of GroupM, a media investment management operation and has 5,812 employees in 122 offices in 97 countries. Its main offices are based in London, New York, Miami and Singapore. MediaCom is made up of specialist divisions including MediaCom Interaction and MediaCom Business Science. In 2015 MediaCom U.S was named U.S. Agency of the Year by both Adweek and AdAge.
MEC was founded in 2002 through the merger of The Media Edge and CIA and has clients such as Vodafone, Netflix, Paramount Pictures, Chanel, Visa and Chevron. Its global network is led from the headquarters in London, England and it employees 5000 people worldwide. MEC is the founding partner in GroupM, and its core business is media buying and planning.
8: Fred and Farid Group
Fred and Farid Group is a media agency based in Paris, France founded by Frederic Raillard and Farid Mokart in 2006. It has worked for over 300 brands and won 400 international creative and effectiveness awards. Fred and Farid Group is composed by Fred and Farid agency, Kids Love Jetlag agency, KillDeath production company and BCKSTG digital media.
Antevenio was founded in 1997 and has offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, London and Paris. Its aim is to help brands anticipate competitors in audience, sales and achievement and are specialists in performance and brand marketing. The CEO of Antevenio is Joshua Novick, and the COO is Pablo Perez.
IDesing was founded in 2013 in Barcelona. Its main services are web design, online marketing, search engine optimisation and content strategy. It helps exisiting companies to improve online presence and improve SEO and web traffic. IDesing also offer services in web tools, landing pages and hosting plans.
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