In this issue, The Drum collaborates with Recommended Agency Register to publish a report on the top 50 independent agencies in London. We delve into the capital to analyse a diverse but highly recommended list of agencies, gauging their performance over the past 12 months.
We're also looking at maverick craft beer brand BrewDog, and the PR strategy delivered by Manifest for the brand's IPO scheme, Equity for Punks. The case study was awarded PR Strategy of the Year and Grand Prix at the recent Drum Marketing Awards.
Also in this issue:
- Beattie McGuinness Bungay founding partner Bil Bungay got 60 people called Bungay together for a game of football in a PR stunt. We take a look at what happens when traditional creatives adapt their skills to new arenas
- How King.com, the second largest games developer on Facebook, plans to capitalise on the social network’s IPO
- A round-up of some of the latest creative work, including The Design Foundry’s artwork for Merseytravel’s annual Art on the Network competition, Pearlfisher’s brand name, identity and packaging for Bodega, a new antipasti brand from Cranswick, and Stylo’s identity for bespoke jewellers Phillip Boulding.