Gordon Higgins, director of ADEO

Scottish-based digital agency shortlisted for UK eCommerce Award

Glasgow-based agency, The Adeo Group (ADEO) has been named as Scotland’s only finalist for the Best Food and Drink eCommercecategory at this year’s eCommerce Awards for Excellence. Now in their tenth year, the eCommerce Awards event has…

David Johnstone

Glasgow digital agency continues US expansion

Glasgow-based digital agency After Digital has continued its American expansion with the appointment to design and build Honolulu Museum’s new online platform. The After Digital team met the team from Honolulu Museum at last year’s…

Kirsten Paul

Clark Communications boosts senior team with new appointment

Scottish communications agency Clark Communications has appointed Kirsten Paul as account director in its Edinburgh office. With more than a decade of experience in public relations, Kirsten will help to manage several of the firm’s…

Hydrogen Directors Mike Scott and Daniel Rae

Hydrogen celebrates 2 year anniversary by tripling turnover

Glasgow social media agency Hydrogen has celebrated its second anniversary with the news that it has tripled its turnover year-on-year, as well as the size of its team. Having started as a three-person company sat…

Laurna Woods

Communications agency recruits to satisfy new client wins

Beattie, the integrated communications agency, has brought six new faces into its UK offices in the past month as well as three more in Canada. A flight of new client wins across the UK and…

Left to right are Lewis Phillips of Campfire and Andrew Dobbie of MadeBrave (by David Wilkinson)

Glasgow’s MadeBrave acquires Edinburgh based content production agency Campfire

Creative brand agency MadeBrave has aquired Edinburgh-based content production agency Campfire. The deal will see the creation of a new holding company, BornOriginal Group, under which MadeBrave and Campfire will continue to operate independently with MadeBrave’s founding director Andrew…

Stephen Noble

Marketing agency appoints new content director

Marketing agency BIG Partnership has appointed a content director to build on the company’s creative and strategic offering. Stephen Noble, who joins BIG from digital marketing agency Equator, will be responsible for developing and overseeing the delivery…

Left to right are Andrew Jarvis of First Scotland and Andrew Dobbie of MadeBrave

First Bus win highlights record year for creative brand agency

Glasgow-based creative brand agency MadeBrave, has been appointed as sole creative partner for First Bus Scotland which is owned by FirstGroup plc. The appointment is one of MadeBrave's largest ever contracts and will cover advertising, brand and marketing…

(L-R): Mark Mathers, Kevin Stride, Richard Baron and Jo McIntosh

New owners focused on continued growth for Urbane Media

A north east video production specialist has rebranded following a change in ownership and set its sights on further expansion over the coming months. Urbane Media will build upon the success experienced by Fennel Media…

Video interview with Neil McDonald of Media Zoo – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Following the recent opening of their new £1m creative hub in Merchant City, in the heart of Glasgow, Neil McDonald of communications company, Media Zoo, sat down with Kim McAlister to discuss why they chose Glasgow…

LUX scoops two awards at Marketing Society awards dinner

LUX, the brand development agency dedicated to food and drink picked up two awards at the Marketing Society Scotland Star Awards. The prestigious awards ceremony, which took place at The Corn Exchange, saw more than…

Allan Barr

BIG sees turnover reach £8.8m with staff sharing £250k bonus pot

Employees at PR and marketing agency BIG Partnership are to share in a £250,000 bonus pay-out after the agency reported its best-ever year. Turnover at the agency has increased by £1.4 million to £8.8 million in…

Fiona McKinnon

Fiona McKinnon: Five Key Changes… in Programmatic Advertising

This article is part of the Scottish Business Network Experts Series. Programmatic ad buying has changed the face of online advertising in recent years, but there remains confusion around what it actually is. Here is…

From left - Adam Ashe, Damien Hoyland and Rob Harley

Tennent’s Lager extends Scottish Rugby partnership in multi-year, seven-figure deal

Scottish Rugby has announced a significant multi-year, seven-figure contract extension with Tennent’s Lager today (21 June 2018). The new partnership agreement will see Tennent’s continue its relationship with the Scotland national team, the country’s two…

Hydrogen Directors Mike Scott and Daniel Rae

Subway Scotland appoints Hydrogen to take social to next level

Global sandwich brand Subway, has appointed specialist social media agency Hydrogen to handle its social media across Scotland, following an extended onboarding process. The appointment will see Hydrogen handle day-to-day content as well as campaigns…

Tricia Fox, founder and CEO of Volpa

Raft of new business wins for Scottish marketing agency

Marketing agency, Volpa, has won a raft of new business within the last month, including representing a high profile Hollywood star. The Perth based agency will be using its full range of services to deliver…

David Lewis

Lewis secures more than £1m in new business

Leading full service creative and digital agency, LEWIS has reported a significant surge in business, securing more than £1 million in new client projects over the past six months. This includes a three year extension…

Spencer Buchan

AVC Immedia scores major World Cup 2018 contract

Aberdeen based AVC Immedia has secured a prestigious contract from FIFA, football’s global governing body to produce video content its FIFA FanFest celebrations at this month’s FIFA World Cup being held in Russia.   AVC…

From left to right - Katie Clark (Producer), Paul Crabb (Director) and Neil McDonald (PR Director)

Media Zoo opens new £1m creative hub in Glasgow

Communications company,Media Zoo, has launched a new £1m creative hub in Merchant City the heart of Glasgow. The state-of-the-art hub includes a three-camera TV studio, edit suites and a graphic design studio. It provides a dynamic…

Aberdeen digital media company wins two international awards

Aberdeen-based digital media production company SIGNAL2NOISE is celebrating after becoming the only Scottish company to win awards at this year’s 51st Annual WorldFest ceremony in Houston. (See the winning films at the end of the story)…

Mike Dee

Speyside communications agency boosts digital offering with senior hire

Speyside based creative communications agency ‘Spey’, which last month was named ‘New Agency of The Year’, has bolstered its digital media offering with the appointment of a digital expert from one of the UK’s most…

Samantha Ramsay and John McLeod

New media agency launches in Glasgow

A new, full-service media agency has been launched in Glasgow. BluKite, which has been established by print industry expert John McLeod and graphic artist Samantha Ramsay, aims to lure clients with a compelling mix of…

LEFT TO RIGHT: Chris Hughes, Senior Director Public Affairs - Asda; Angela Casey, Managing Director - Pagoda; Andrew Lester, Director - Pagoda; Ian Coldwell, Chairman - Pagoda; Alan Jones Senior Communications Manager - Asda

Edinburgh PR agency wins ASDA account

Edinburgh-based PR agency, Pagoda, has secured first major client for its Newcastle office, opened earlier this year. Pagoda has been appointed by Asda to handle planning communications in England and Wales in recognition of the agency’s…

Edinburgh Gin Deal Just The Tonic For £100k Musselburgh Scottish Sprint Cup

Edinburgh Gin has teamed up with Scotland’s fastest horse race in a three-year sponsorship deal. The £100,000 Edinburgh Gin Scottish Sprint Cup at Musselburgh Racecourse on Saturday 9 June is a highlight of the Scottish…

Luca Pappalardo

New Marketing Manager appointed at Rearo Laminates

Glasgow-based Rearo Laminates has added to their Marketing department with the appointment of Luca Pappalardo as Marketing Manager. Pappalardo officially joined the Scottish based manufacturer on the first of May from his previous employer Cullen…