IPA elects new members - 11th June 2002
At its council meeting, (Tuesday 11th June 2002), the IPA elected the following seven companies into membership:
Aerodeon is a mobile marketing agency based in London that prides itself on understanding young people - their fads, fashions and phobias. Established in 2000, it believes that mobile phjones are an integral part of young people's lives and therefore an important medium for youth brands wishing to influence attitudes and behaviour. Aerodeon is the first mobile marketing agency (SMS) to join the IPA membership.Its client list that includes the BBC, Mars, Channel 4, Procter & Gamble, L'Oreal and Warner Records. For more details see their website on www.aerodeon.com
All Response Media is a direct response media agency based in London. Established in 1995 it has a full time staff of 26. Clients include OneTel, Dial-A-Phone, GUS Home Shopping, The Wales Tourist Board and Danbury Mint. For more details see their website www.allresponsemedia.com
Brilliant Media is an independently owned media agency. Their 45 employees also offer a range of services from PR, direct marketing and recruitment advertising. Their clients include DFS and Direct Car Finance. For more details see their website www.brilliantmedia.co.uk
Media Moguls is the UK's largest ethnic marketing and PR agency. Set up in 1994 and based in Wembley, Middlesex, Media Moguls provides clients with a unique understanding of the UK's ethnic communities, combined with creative and innovative marketing solutions to reach this rapidly expanding marketplace. Media Moguls is the first ethnic specialist agency to join IPA membership. Their clients include Veetee Rice, Rubicon Exotic Juices, Department of Health, STAR Televison, Smart Asian Media, Mela 2002, National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, Homechoice and Sony Music. For further details see www.mediamoguls.com
There were three companies elected as provisional members:
Campbell Doyle Dye is an advertising agency founded in January 2002 by Walter Campbell, Sean Doyle, Dave Dye, Alison Hoad, and Caspar Thykier. Campbell Doyle Dye has 12 staff and is backed by Omnicom; its clients include Mercedes-Benz.
Clemmow Hornby Inge (CHI) is a new creative ideas agency, founded in July 2001 by three well known London admen, Simon Clemmow, Johnny Hornby and Charles Inge. The agency now has 24 staff and their clients include The Carphone Warehouse, The Telegraph, Tango, Typhoo Tea, English Heritage, and Virgin. Refer to www.chiadvertising.com for more information.
Spirit Media Scotland was established in 2002 out of a management buyout of Mediaedge:CIA Scotland. They have 6 full time staff and specialize in visitor attractions, launches and openings. Their clients include: TyrePlus Auto service, Highland Spring and Lloyds TSB Private Banking.
(Note: Provisional membership is open to agencies who meet all the IPA election criteria except the two year business ruling. Companies elected as provisional members are eligible for full membership after two years.)
Note to editors:
The IPA is the industry body and professional institute for UK advertising, media and marketing communications agencies and was established in 1917 as a servicing body and to negotiate on behalf of its members with media bodies, government departments and unions. The IPA's 221 corporate members represent the major part of the advertising agency business, handling advertising with an estimated value of some £7,000 million per year (over 80 per cent of advertising placed by agencies) on behalf of many tens of thousands of their client companies and organisations nationwide.
For further information:
John Oldfield, IPA Membership Director tel: 020 7201 8238
Justin Van-de-Velde, Public Relations Executive tel: 020 7201 8240
Last updated 06/12/2007