This week’s top agency news

Your bitesize update on the latest agency news featured on Gorkana this week:

PR Week Awards Unity 2Unity and The Romans were the big winners at last night’s PR Week Awards, with Unity claiming the biggest haul with seven awards, including the Gold Award for Consultancy of the Year.

Unity also picked up the Gold Award for Campaign of the Year (Techniques) for its Spark Something Good campaign for Marks & Spencer, and was also named Mid-sized Consultancy of the Year.

Laurna Woods Jessica McAndrew 2Creative comms group Beattie is to launch a “vlogger dating forum” to match vloggers and bloggers with brands, and is setting up a video and content studio in Scotland.

The video and content studio, which will be based in Beattie’s Media Village in Falkirk, will be used to produce videos and vlogs for clients in the UK, US and other countries.

accountant-accounting-adviser-advisor-159804 (1)Omnicom Group has reported UK organic revenue growth of 5.2%, year-on-year, for the third quarter of the year ending September 30 2016.

In its public relations businesses worldwide, which include FleishmanHillard, Fishburn, Ketchum and Porter Novelli, it reported a 4.4% organic revenue increase in Q3 compared to the same period last year.

Juergen ParrGlobal communications firm Hume Brophy has opened an office in Frankfurt which will be led by Juergen Parr (pictured).

The new office will be the agency’s seventh international base and allow the firm to provide European, Asian and US clients services in Germany. It joins other branches based in London, Dublin, Brussels, Paris, Singapore and New York.


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