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The Drum Awards for Agency Business 2022: nominations announced

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By Dani Gibson | Senior Writer

September 2, 2022 | 6 min read

Shortlist revealed for awards that recognize agencies that excel through strong workplace culture, effective management and excellent performance.

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Nominees of The Drum Awards for Agency Business revealed

The Drum Awards for Agency Business recognizes agency success, from strong leadership through to the vital teams and functions often overlooked by other awards.

Each year, work is judged by senior figures from global and fast-growing independent agencies. For 2022, the jury included top names from Oliver, Mekanism, Lab Group, McCann Worldgroup China, DDB Mudra Group, Bray Lenio, VMLY&R Commerce, Imprint Projects, M&C Saatchi Group, Amplify, 72andSunny, Huge, AMV BBDO and more.

All nominees are listed below, while results will be announced on Wednesday, September 28. Find out more on the awards website.

Best Marketing Strategy

  • Fanbytes by Brainlabs
  • LogicLogicMagic
  • MOI Global
  • StackAdapt
  • Stein IAS

Best Performing Agency Group of the Year

  • Unlimited

Best Performing Agency of the Year (1-49  employees)

  • AppAgent
  • Guerillascope
  • Manifest
  • No Brainer Agency
  • Propellernet
  • Raptor Marketing
  • Scarlettabbott
  • Share Creative
  • Wing

Best Performing Agency of the Year (150+ employees)

  • Critical Mass
  • mSix&Partners
  • NP Digital
  • Oliver
  • Rapp
  • The Marketing Practice
  • VMLY&R

Best Performing Agency of the Year (50-149  employees)

  • Cactus
  • Eight&Four
  • Porter Novelli
  • Redwood BBDO
  • Stein IAS
  • The Keenfolks
  • Zulu Alpha Kilo

Best Response to Change

  • Copy House
  • Gravity Global
  • GSD&M
  • Rain the Growth Agency
  • Scoop and Spoon

Business Transformation Strategy

  • Mas
  • Porter Novelli

CEO of the Year

  • Critical Mass
  • Manifest
  • Unlimited
  • VMLY&R
  • We Are Family London

Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy of the Year

  • Media Bounty
  • Team Lewis
  • Total Media Group

Leadership Team of the Year

  • Share Creative
  • Somo
  • StrategiQ
  • Sunshine
  • Unlimited

Best Agency/Client Relationship

  • DHL x The Maverick Group
  • Hearts & Science
  • London Irish and UnitedUs
  • VMLY&R

Best Business Development Initiative

  • Opinium
  • StrategiQ

Best Disruption of the Status Quo

  • Current Global
  • Fundamental Media
  • LogicLogicMagic
  • Opinium and Ocean Outdoor
  • Team Lewis

Best Future Proofing Strategy

  • Equimedia
  • Locaria
  • Media.Monks
  • Yellowstone Forever and Havas Chicago

Best Global Development Strategy

  • Hybrid
  • Locaria
  • Manifest
  • NP Digital
  • Webgains

Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative

  • Guerillascope
  • January Digital
  • ONQOR
  • VMLY&R

Best M&A initiative

  • Fortress Brand
  • Kairos Group
  • Locaria
  • The Marketing Practice

Best New Product or Service Development

  • Canvas8
  • Eastside Co
  • INFUSEmedia
  • MOI Global
  • Scoop and Spoon
  • StackAdapt

Best Place to Work of the Year

  • Assembly
  • Momentum Worldwide
  • Porter Novelli
  • Propellernet
  • Rooster Punk
  • StrategiQ

Best Sustainability initiative

  • Forster Communications
  • Media Bounty
  • Momentum Worldwide Make it Matter
  • Nuevo
  • Propellernet
  • Total Media Group

Best Talent Development Initiative

  • Ecrubox
  • Initiative
  • Stein IAS
  • Team Lewis
  • Wunderman Thompson UK

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Adam Ruaux, WeDiscover
  • Byron Tassoni-Resch, WeDiscover
  • MG Empower
  • Press Record Communications
  • The DM Lab

Most Innovative Agency of the Year

  • Critical Mass
  • Manifest
  • Stein IAS
  • The Keenfolks
  • VMLY&R

People’s Champion of the Year

  • Candyspace
  • VMLY&R Health

Thought leader of the Year

  • VMLY&R
  • MKTG Sports + Entertainment
  • Opinium
  • Wild Visual Communications
  • Candyspace
  • Silverbean
  • VMLY&R Health

Startup of the Year

  • Aurora
  • Bicycle London
  • Boldspace
  • Funday Agency
  • Half Rhino
  • Isin
  • WeDiscover
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