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MPA launches campaign to celebrate diverse role models

When the MPA conducted its Diversity & Inclusion survey, one of the key reasons we don’t have enough diverse candidates looking to join our industry was identified as the fact that there are a distinct lack of visible role models within the sector. To combat this, the MPA are launching our ‘A Place for You’ campaign which aims to champion and celebrate the truly diverse array of role models who are currently flourishing in our sector. We want to spotlight how our enterprising City embraces and promotes diversity through role models of various ethnicities, genders, faiths, abilities, sexualities and social [...]

2022-07-15T11:26:58+00:00July 15th, 2022|MPA, News|

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|

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 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|

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|

One Minute Briefs launch their tastiest brief ever partnering with Coca Cola – and there’s £10,000+ prizes to be won

Coca-Cola joins forces with One Minute Briefs for 24-hour creative social media campaign Coca-Cola Freestyle is partnering with Manchester UK, based One Minute Briefs to give creatives across the globe the opportunity to create ads that bring to life the 100+ amazing drink choices fans can explore and pour through the innovative – and interactive – beverage dispenser. Coca-Cola Freestyle – previously named one of the coolest products of the decade – is offering One Minute Briefs’ BIGGEST EVER prize pot totalling £10,500 to spark inspiration, with a grand prize of £4,000 cash up for grabs for the winning ad, [...]

2021-09-17T13:30:37+00:00September 17th, 2021|News|
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