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Clients reveal the best small agencies in the Midlands

By June Archbold | Product Manager

August 15, 2022 | 5 min read

With the Commonwealth Games wrapping up in Birmingham this week, we look at the best agencies with 40 or fewer staff in the Midlands.

Birmingham's Bullring, a local landmark

We look at agencies with 40 or fewer staff rated highly by clients in the Midlands / Unsplash

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This year’s Commonwealth Games has put Birmingham and the wider Midlands region under the spotlight. So, we decided to check through our database and discover which agencies with 40 or fewer staff based in the region had the best client recommendations.

The table below shows each agency, alongside their staff headcount and the locations of their offices.

Agency Number of staff Location(s)
4 Roads 15 Coventry
BBJ&K 16 Birmingham
Be Inspired Films 8 Birmingham, London
Creative Triangle 11 Leicester, London
Distinction 23 London, Nottingham
Ecrubox Digital 40 Worcester
Harrison Carloss 11 London, Manchester, Stoke on Trent
Peaky Digital 13 Falmouth, Nottingham
Purpose Media 35 Derby, London
RBL 12 Leamington
Reech Media Group 20 Shrewsbury
SO Marketing 17 London, Stoke on Trent
Super Digital 7 Wolverhampton
Threerooms 12 Nottingham
Vision One 12 Derby, Liverpool, London
You Say Tomato 4 Birmingham

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