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“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|

Welcome to our 1st MPA member spotlight of 2022

To kick-off 2022, we'd like to introduce you to wife and husband team, Rhiannon and Simon Lewis, who run The Gate Films – a production company based at the Foundry Film Studio complex in Salford, also owned by them.  Agency / Business name The Gate Films What do you do?  Rhiannon – I head up the production team at The Gate, so I oversee a 15 strong department of producers, PMs, PAs and creative directors. I also produce jobs – overseeing everything from budget and casting, to edit and approval for TV and online airtime. I’m a cross between the fun [...]

2022-01-31T15:39:44+00:00January 31st, 2022|MPA, News|

Two+Two – the premier event for Creative and Marketing students in the North – is back!

Talent is a huge issue for the Creative and Marketing sector, so would you like to help the next generation of Creative & Marketing Graduates?  Welcome to Two+Two – an event that brings together the industry to nurture and find those Rising Stars. Now in its 5th year, Two+Two is the premier event for Creative and Marketing students in the North. Organised by Creative Resource and a committee from the industry including agencies such as Access, Havas Lynx, McCann Manchester, the event enables the next generation of talent to connect with industry, gain experience and receive expert mentorship. Two+Two is [...]

2022-02-07T14:10:32+00:00January 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|

MPA Blog Share: ‘First impressions of Manchester’s media industry’

As an advertising agency specialising in working with clients in the Arts and Culture sectors, the past two years have been especially turbulent for KMS Media. Despite the uncertainty, they knew that 2022 (their ten-year anniversary) would be a pivotal year for the company. They took the decision to take on a couple of bright young recruits to help push the business forward. Gemma and Rob stood out from the crowd due to their enthusiasm and willingness to learn, not just about the advertising industry but also KMS Media’s business philosophy and customer centric service. They have kindly written a blog on [...]

2022-01-17T11:20:57+00:00January 17th, 2022|Blog|

Welcome to our final MPA member spotlight of 2021

This final spotlight of the year comes from MPA board member, director and business owner of Peachy, Belinda Peach. To those of you who don't already know Belinda, we hope you find this interview an interesting insight into the work Peachy are involved in. Agency / Business name  Peachy  What do you do?  Peachy is a training and development consultancy. We deliver sector-specific business growth programmes that support and sustain the Creative Digital Media (CDM) sector. As an active member of both the MPA board, supporting the Talent and Skills agenda, and the Diversity and Inclusivity task group, we provide an industry-led [...]

2021-12-22T16:11:18+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Welcome to our latest MPA member spotlight

We've been so busy with all the excitement of live events coming back, that we're well overdue another MPA member spotlight! We can't think of anyone more appropriate to take this month's spot than director of events and creative communications agency Clear's, Caroline Moran. Agency / Business name Clear – Events, Video, Digital and Design What do you do? Clear are a well-established, experienced and trusted events and creative communications agency. We specialise in connecting audiences through immersive live, virtual and hybrid experiences and exciting creative content. We work with brands and businesses to help them deliver messages and tell stories in engaging and memorable [...]

2021-12-03T11:01:13+00:00December 3rd, 2021|MPA, News|

MPA Christmas Charity Support – We need your help ?

This is going to be a Christmas like no other. Never before has the emphasis needed to be more about giving. That’s certainly how we at the MPA feel and have heard that from so many of our members. To this end, this year the MPA want to support three key charities that really make a difference. Whether you are attending the MPA Christmas Party, or not able to be there this year, there are 3 ways for everyone to join in the giving with us this Christmas: Donate a raffle prize NABS and Prevent Breast Cancer will be supported [...]

2021-11-19T09:15:12+00:00November 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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