List of Major Advertising Agencies

By at 9 April, 2008, 2:32 pm

In my senior year, we had this college-wide ad competition. We were not really Advertising majors, but Broadcasting and Journalism majors, that just happened to have an advertising class that year. One of what our class did was to search online for advertising agencies. We would like to know their credos, and watch their ads so we could get ideas for creating our own.

However, I did not use the search keyword “list of advertising agencies”, but particularly looked for McCann-Erickson, Leo Burnett, and some agencies I heard from the advertising congress I attended the year before.

So here, I made this list of major advertising agencies based on Wikipedia’s, hoping that I would help students, or anyone who is in search of advertising agencies. Just click the links to go to their official websites.


Advertising Agency Headquarters
1 Aegis Group London
2 Alloy Media & Marketing New York City
3 aQuantive (Owned by Microsoft) Seattle, Washington
4 Armando Testa Group Milan
5 Arnell Group
6 Asahi Advertising
7 Asatsu-DK Tokyo
8 Aspen Marketing Services Chicago, Illinios
9 Bartle Bogle Hegarty London
10 BBDO New York City
11 Blast Radius New York City
12 Burson-Marsteller London
13 Campbell Mithun Minneapolis, MN
14 Campbell-Ewald Warren, Michigan
15 Carlson Marketing Minneapolis
16 Cheil Communications Ridgefield Park, NJ
17 Chime Communications PLC London
18 ChoicePoint Precision Marketing Alpharetta, Georgia
19 Clemenger Communications Melbourne
20 Cossette Communication Group Quebec City, Canada
21 Cramer-Krasselt Chicago
22 Crispin Porter and Bogusky Miami, Florida
23 Dailey & Associates New York City
24 DDB Worldwide
25 Dentsu Tokyo
26 Deutsch Inc. New York City/Los Angeles
27 Digitas Boston, Ma
28 Draftfcb New York City/Chicago
29 Element 79 Partners Chicago, Illinios
30 Epsilon Wakefield, Massachusetts
31 Euro RSCG New York City
32 Euro RSCG – Arnold Worldwide Boston
33 Fallon Worldwide Minneapolis, Minnesota
34 George P. Johnson Co. Auburn Hills, Michigan
35 Goodby Silverstein & Partners San Francisco, CA
36 Grey Global Group New York City
37 GSD&M Austin, Texas
38 Hakuhodo DY Holdings Tokyo
39 Harte-Hanks Direct Langhorne, Pennsylvania
40 HealthSTAR Communications Woodbridge, New Jersey
41 Hill Holliday Boston, MA
42 JWT London New York City
43 Kirshenbaum Bond and Partners New York City
44 Leo Burnett Worldwide Chicago, IL
45 Lowe Worldwide New York City
46 Lowe Worldwide – Mullen Advertising Wenham, Massachusetts
47 M&C Saatchi London
48 Marketing Store Lombard, Illinois
49 Martin/Williams Minneapolis, MN
50 McCann-Erickson New York City
51 McCann-Erickson – TM Advertising Dallas, TX
52 Media Consulta Berlin
53 Media Square London
54 Merkle Lanham, Maryland
55 Merkley & Partners New York City
56 Monster Worldwide New York City
57 Mosaic Sales Solutions Irving, TX
58 Ogilvy & Mather New York, NY
59 Protocol Integrated Direct Marketing Deerfield, Illinois
60 Publicis & Hal Riney Paris
61 Richards Group Dallas, TX
62 Roberts & Tarlow New York City
63 RPA Santa Monica
64 RTC Relationship Marketing Washington, D.C.
65 Saatchi and Saatchi Paris
66 Sapient Corp. Cambridge, Massachusetts
67 Scholz & Friends Group Hamburg, Germany
68 Serviceplan Agenturgruppe Munich
69 SourceLink Elk Grove Village, Illinois
70 STW Group Sydney, Australia
71 TBA Global Events Woodland Hills, California
72 TBWA\Worldwide New York City
73 The Martin Agency Richmond, Virginia
74 Tokyu Agency Tokyo, Japan
75 Viralytics Media Chicago, IL
76 WB Doner & Company Southfield, Michigan
77 Wieden+Kennedy Portland, Oregon
78 Wunderman New York City, NY
79 Young & Rubicam New York City, NY
80 Zimmerman Advertising Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Comments
Barry Wegener April 9, 2008

Reah — this listing should be helpful for future students and others interested in marketing/advertising. Just a little correction on the Carlson Marketing (no “Group,” we dropped that a couple of years ago) entry: our HQ is Minneapolis, not Cambridge.

Thanks.

reah April 9, 2008

Thanks Barry… I edited the entry.

Davezilla April 17, 2008

Campbell-Ewald’s headquarters are in Detroit, not New York.

reah April 17, 2008

@ Davezilla
thanks…. edited it..

Jess May 12, 2008

Goodby Silverstein is in San Francisco.

rhea May 14, 2008

@ Jess

Thanks for the correction.

Pat June 5, 2008

Cossette Communications hails from Quebec City, Canada.

edwartising June 5, 2008

are you talking about the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC)?

reah June 5, 2008

@ Pat, Thanks

@ edwartising , Oh no… just a competition in our school

Simon June 12, 2008

90% of these will fall under the Omnicom Group, IPG Group, Publicis Group, or WPP Group of Advertising companies. If you go to any of those websites (omnicomgroup.com, interpublic.com, wpp.com, or publicisgroupe.com), you will be able to compile a more complete list

MARY June 13, 2008

JWT – New York City

katie June 13, 2008

Do any of these agencies offer internships? Or do you know of any that do?

reah June 13, 2008

@ katie

No, I don’t know but you have given me an idea to look into it. I can’t promise though.

Dhilip September 5, 2008

what are the top 10 advertising agency,magazines,TV channels,FM radios?

blazeblah March 14, 2010

Desange Media in nyc

adrian March 18, 2010

can please tell me which companies advertise for these three companies domino’s, papa john’sandpizza hut. thank you

adrian March 18, 2010

can please tell me which companies advertise for these three companies domino’s, papa john’s and pizza hut. thank you

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How can someone submit an ad campaign for a Coca Cola product that currently does not exist? I have always loved Pibb and I joke with friends about my drinking Pibb and they laugh about it and always tell me I should submit some ad campaigns to Coca Cola about Pibb.

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