The Mediaweek Hot List monthly feature is compiled by Mediaweek contributing editor Greg Graham (above) with the Mediaweek editorial team. This is the fifth Hot List after launching in May 2022.
Several of the agencies on the Hot List have made multiple appearances this year – when you’re hot you’re hot…
Mediaweek Hot List: Sizzling HOT
Media agency: Speed
This sizzling hot indie is making waves with its recent impressive win of Colonial First State. They join a client list that includes Taco Bell, Carnival Cruises, Betfair, Palmers, Archie Rose, Dulux, Boody, etc Excellent leadership with Ian and Duncan driving effectiveness with an outstanding strategic team and the use of data/analytics.
Creative Agency: The Monkeys
The creative product goes from strength to strength delivering provocative ideas both here and in New Zealand. The client list is the envy of the market and the work continues to sizzle for Supercheap Auto, Telstra, Berlei, BCF, Amazon Prime, Australia Post, and more.
Mediaweek Hot List: HOTTEST
Media Agency: Initiative
They continue a powerhouse run with super impressive awards as one of the most nominated agencies in Australia plus Mel winning the Leader of the Year at the recent Women in Media Awards. Their client list and agency culture continue to thrive.
Creative Agency: Bear Meets Eagle on Fire
Any agency with Fire in its name should be hot, they help good brands and people think and make things differently. The work reflects their ethos with different creative for NRMA -Rollin & Safe Always Arrives Wisr, Gomo and more.
Mediaweek Hot List: HOT
Media Agency: Kaimera
This hot indie is untangling industry complexity and jargon, putting the needs of clients at the heart of its offering. Bluechip clients include BritBox, GSK, Yalumba, My Muscle Chef, Cointreau, Aston Martin, and Under Armour. They’ve had phenomenal growth the last few years growing at +40% YoY, and a 100% increase in staff over the last 12 months.
Creative Agency: Thinkerbell
Expanding into New Zealand and always delivering hot work that gets the market talking and creates cultural moments for clients such as Bupa, Binge, Flybuys, Repco, Farmers Union, etc. Noticed at the cinema recently great work for The Australian Ballet celebrating 60 years.
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Criteria for making the Mediaweek Hot Lists
• New business success
• Current client retention
• Industry acclaim and buzz