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Introducing our May member spotlight

Grab a coffee and have a read of our May member spotlight, introducing new members - Pink Mustard Entertainment and their founder Carly Barantini. An opportunity to make new connections and spread the word about your business to the wider membership - if you would like to feature, please drop us a message. Image by @asupremeshot Agency / Business name Pink Mustard Entertainment What do you do? I am founder/director and Head Agent at Pink Mustard HQ in Salford, Manchester We represent talent including dancers, models and actors for TV, film, print and commercials through the agency and [...]

2022-05-12T09:07:20+00:00May 11th, 2022|MPA, News|

Ideas Foundation and MPA lead the way to new talent

Ideas Foundation believes that the brightest ideas don’t come from one place or type of person, and have been on a mission to help move the creative, digital and media sector in a more diverse direction for just over a decade. Diverse new talent brings a new perspective to solve problems, energise creative work, and build an industry brimming with innovation. Government and industry led research data shows the challenges about representation: Advertising is the seventh worst industry in terms of make-up from different class origins 60% of those in our industry come from professional or managerial origins (vs. 30% [...]

2022-04-28T13:54:27+00:00April 28th, 2022|MPA, News|

MPA Inspiration Awards: Celebrating Manchester’s top-class student talent

As the MPA Inspiration Awards are now live for 2022, it seems like the perfect opportunity to look back on some of the amazing young talent from our Student Award category over recent years. Manchester Metropolitan University are strong supporters of the MPA. Jeff McCarthy, Senior Lecturer, Digital Marketing and MPA board member, continues to collaborate with us to help nurture and secure future talent for our industry. Jeff commented, “Since launching the Student Award category in 2016 we have seen winners and finalists gaining employment with MPA members as a direct result of being at the Awards evening. Also more [...]

2022-04-27T13:36:57+00:00April 26th, 2022|Blog, MPA|

Reasons to Work With an Integrated Marketing Agency – WilsonCooke

Marketing in any form is a challenge. And anyone or any agency who tells you otherwise either isn’t letting you in on the full picture or worse, they do not fully understand the picture themselves! Digital marketing is as much a science as it is an art, the key thing is consistency and coordination. You might think that coming up with a new campaign is relatively easy, and while this may be true, the idea, the concept is only the beginning. Each campaign has its own touchpoints, which must reflect the overarching message of the campaign, this can mean anything [...]

2022-04-27T13:32:03+00:00April 15th, 2022|Blog|

C21 Create Change

Altrincham based agency, C21 Creative Communications has launched a dynamic brand refresh that reflects the work they’ve been doing for clients since 1998, the difference they’ve been making across sectors and the change they’re still helping create. The rebrand comes on the back of another record-breaking year that has seen the agency win exciting new projects with a Welcome Back from Covid campaign for Castle Point Council in Essex, three new projects for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and a contract to help reposition and rebrand global healthcare software provider, North West E-Health. Not only has the £1.8m [...]

2022-04-12T07:54:37+00:00April 12th, 2022|News|

Introducing our April member spotlight

The Voiceover Gallery is an audio production company with recording studios in Manchester and London, and a large database of voices and linguists covering most accents and languages! They have been running since 2004, and recently moved into their swanky new studio in Soho which has 2 engineer assisted studios, and a fully self op booth for voices/clients to hire which you can see Katie modelling in her photo. Over to you Katie ... Agency / Business name The Voiceover Gallery What do you do? I am Head of Production here at TVG, so I look after our fabulous team of Project [...]

2022-03-31T11:08:44+00:00March 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|

“A great Upp B2B moment of 2021” – Max Clark, Founder and Director of Upp B2B, on winning MPA Best B2B Campaign Award in its inaugural year

After entering the MPA Inspiration Awards for the first time, we were thrilled to be the first ever winners of the Best B2B Campaign trophy. On the back of two years' hard work, connecting almost entirely through screens, being able to bring our team together and spend a fun-filled evening celebrating with one of our key clients, DHL, was a truly momentous occasion. We’ve won multiple awards over the last 20 years but hearing our name and lifting this trophy felt extra special - something that was no doubt reflected in the joyous screams from our table as the winner [...]

2022-03-21T10:04:36+00:00March 16th, 2022|Blog|

Introducing our March member spotlight

connective3 joined the MPA at the end of 2021. We're delighted to have them involved and that they would like to introduce themselves to the wider MPA community through our member spotlight. Have a read all about them below. Agency / Business name connective3 What do you do?  connective3 is a digital marketing agency, and we create market leaders. We do this through the application of SEO, Content Strategy, Digital PR, PPC, Display, Social Media and CRO. We were founded in October 2019 by CEO Tim Grice, and in just two years have grown to a team of over 80 [...]

2022-03-07T14:18:35+00:00March 3rd, 2022|News|

Spring and summer dates for your diary

We are all tired of this awful weather, so we have been busy planning some great events for spring and summer. Make sure you save these dates and information will be shared once we have the final details. *Tickets for the Big Debate on 24th March are available now* MPA Big Debate: 'Where's the talent?' - 24th March 6pm, Bruntwood Union Business of Media Lunch - 10th May 2022 12.30pm - 3pm, Merchant Rooms MPA Charity Golf Day - 23rd June, Ringway Golf Club, Hale Members Only Summer BBQ - 7th July 6.30pm, Dukes 92 The MPA event calendar can be [...]

2022-02-17T13:57:39+00:00February 17th, 2022|MPA, News|

WilsonCooke’s new learning lunches

At WilsonCooke, we’re always “forward thinking” as to how we can help companies grow. We know that the way we work has changed over the past year, which is why we’ve been finding new ways to support businesses and people looking to enhance their skills by sharing our knowledge. That’s why we are proud to announce the launch of our new Learning Lunches events - a series of short, interactive events to knowledge share and help people keep abreast of innovation and trends. On a bi-weekly basis, our specialist team members and a selection of guest speakers present on a [...]

2022-02-16T13:24:47+00:00February 16th, 2022|News|
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