Top 5 Advertising Companies In UK

Advertising companies are companies that take care of the marketing and advertising needs of other businesses and organizations – they plan, create and execute ads and advertising campaigns on behalf of a business. Advertising agencies offer many advertising services and they are completely independent from the client’s company, therefore they can provide an outside point of view for selling the client’s services or products. We compiled this list of Top 5 best and most successful advertising companies in UK and probably in the world. Some of these agencies are responsible for some of the greatest adverts of all time, so take a look!


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Abbott Mead Vickers (AMV BBDO)

BBDO is Number 1 advertising company in UK. BBDO was voted FAB Agency of the Year and Creative Review’s Agency of the Year and was also voted for most creative network in the world. This is the biggest agency in UK for the last 14 years, and they work with 73 brands and this number is increasing constantly. The company was created in 1891 by George Batten and it was named Batten Company, but later in 1928 became BBDO. Today the company has more than 15 000 employees in 289 offices in 80 countries. With their creative ideas they managed to create many legendary adverts for Guinness, BT, Birdseye and Walkers Crisps. Among their clients are included: Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, FedEx, HBO and others.

Adam & Eve

Adam and Eve is also one of the most successful and awarded advertising companies in UK. This company was voted for Agency of the Year and Marketing Magazine’s Agency of the Year in 2010. Their most popular advert was for Fosters – the “Good Call” campaign. Among their clients are also Halifax, Save the Children, The Telegraph and John Lewis.

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Amaze is a full service marketing and technology company with expertise across all digital channels. They have some big clients such as Coca-Cola, Toyota and Lexus so no wonder that this is one of the best advertising companies worldwide.

Barrington Johnson Lorains (BJL)

Founded in 1987, Barrington Johnson Lorains is the most awarded and most successful independent company outside London. They connect with consumers, change their behaviours and drive profitable business. Using fresh and effective ideas they manage to provide real commercial results.

Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH)

Bartle Bogle Hegarty is another famous advertising company, responsible for some classic advertising campaigns of the last 30 years such as such as Levi’s “Laundrette” and “The Axe (Lynx) Effect” for Unilever. BBH was founded in 1982 by John Bartle, Sir John Hegarty and Nigel Bogle. Today this successful company has 900 employees and seven offices worldwide. They have worked with some global and popular brands such as Audi, Vodafone, British Airways, Levi Straus, Omo/Persil, Johnnie Walker and Axe/Lynx.


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