A Key Player for Client Satisfaction // The Drum UK Design Census 2016

Chris Shadrick

We’re not ones to boast (that often) but last week we were voted a top-five creative agency for client rankings in The Drum 2016 Design Census. This means that AB has been recognised as a national creative agency in one of the world’s leading marketing publications.

The Design Census, published in partnership with the Recommended Agency Register (RAR), analysed the performance of over 100 design companies, finding that 80 per cent have achieved positive growth in the last year – represented by over £33m of growth in total.

The census ranks agencies on financial performance and client satisfaction (via the RAR system of ratings), providing an industry benchmark and identifying the best performing agencies in both criteria. AB also made it into the top 25 financial category for design billings.

2016 has been a strong start for AB. We’re growing, welcoming new talent and pitching for an array of new business work. We’ve also been featured for our campaigns in national publications and we’re strengthening our international presence, particularly in Israel, the startup nation.

We were also chuffed to win Best Creative Company in 2016 Exeter Living Awards at a glitzy ceremony.

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Author: Chris Shadrick

Chris leads on Digital Strategy and works with our clients to enhance their online communications and uses insight to better understand business challenges. His enthusiasm for new technology and digital means he can lead and develop a clear Digital Marketing Strategy for all our clients and has experience working across multiple sectors. Chris is Google Certified, which means he knows his Panda from his Penguin and runs digital campaigns that achieve results. Chris enjoys escaping for long walks on Dartmoor and is often found getting creative in the kitchen.


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