19 New CMA Members in 2017!

January 8th, 2018

2017 was a very exciting year here at The CMA. We welcomed a new MD Catherine Maskell, launched new events such as The Digital Breakfast on Tour, Future Content Sessions, as well as running various training days. On top of all of this we welcomed 19 new members!

CMA members fit into 6 different categories; Content Agencies, Media Agencies, Brands, Overseas, Affiliates and Start Ups. This means we are now able to facilitate smaller agencies who are in the content space and would like to learn from the industry leaders whilst contributing to the content conversation.

“I am absolutely delighted that our membership grew by 50% last year. We welcomed some large industry names alongside some regional stars. At the CMA we pride ourselves on offering unique benefits to our members whilst promoting their work throughout our channels. 2018 looks like it has the potential to be one of our biggest year’s yet and I am excited to continue working with both our loyal long-standing members as well as our new recruits!” – Catherine Maskell, MD, The CMA

New CMA Members

Brands

TSB – TSB Bank plc is a retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom, which is a subsidiary of the Sabadell Group. TSB Bank operates a nationwide network of 550[5]branches across England, Scotland and Wales.

Agencies

BrandContent – is an award-winning content marketing and PR agency.

Experts in full-service content marketing, cumulatively, they’ve racked up over 50 years’ experience building content and PR strategies for some of the UK’s biggest brands in the financial services, technology and healthcare arenas.They are proud to say, we’ve truly enabled these brands to stand-out in extremely competitive markets for all the right reasons. Their results-driven, creative and multi-channel approach brings their clients closer to their customers through content and conversations.

Brickwall – Brickwall was started in 2005 by Jon Brichto and Alex Walker who decided to combine their film-making and marketing backgrounds to create a company that was as focussed on client outcomes as it was on creativity. After a lengthy and heated argument over a pint (or three) over what to call their new baby, they simply decided to combine their two surnames and Brickwall was born!

Bridge Studios, News UK – Bridge Studio put the power of emotion at the heart of their planning process – they ensure they make campaigns for their clients that not only connect with valuable audiences, but also change how they feel about each brand.

Business Reporter – Business Reporter thrives at communicating with the C-suite they do this  ‘day in, day out’ for the likes of Google, IBM, Barclays , SIEMENS , Boots, KPMG, Deloitte, & Grant Thornton to name a few.

infogr8 – A strategic content specialist rooted in data to bring clarity to a complex World.

They make meaningful content & digital tools, from strategy through to creation for leading brands.

JBH – A boutique content agency working with clients of all sizes and verticals to create high-impact content and bespoke digital experiences.

Launched in 2013, JBH is the brainchild of three friends and former colleagues with a shared love of high-impact content.

Mediaplanet – Mediaplanet is now the world’s biggest media house specialising in niche-topic content campaigns. Born in Sweden, they now serve 16 countries, from 15 offices worldwide. Their print and digital marketing helps companies to become thought-leaders and conversation-starters in their field. They take care of everything – from concept to production, to distribution and analytics – and collaborate with the most impactful influencers to reach the clients’ desired audience.

Simpatico – Simpatico is a business PR agency that joins the dots between media, content and technology. Their senior consultants work directly with clients and journalists, providing consistent support, intelligent analysis and strategic planning expertise.

Simpatico is rich in journalistic expertise. Many of their team members are former business journalists with a huge scope of knowledge. It means they are brilliant at translating ideas into content.

Speak Media – Speak Media is an award-winning, agile content agency that seeks to become an extension of your own business and an integral part of your content culture. The founding partners lead all client relationships and business strategy, so you’ll always have the best people on the job – and access to their handpicked network of experts in individual areas, markets and channels.

The Story Lab – Their mission is to become the most innovative global investor, producer and distributor of premium entertainment content that attracts audiences, media owners and advertisers.

 

Start Ups

Bold Content – Bold Content is a London based video production company. They offer an in-house team of film specialists who can manage the video production process from concept through to completion.

Everything Different – Different Story is a new breed of ‘performance-content’ agency, bringing the three specialisms  of optimisation, content and digital together to transform every touch-point on the entire customer journey; connecting  brands with customers. They are obsessive about marrying hero and primary content with optimised digital performance and experience; all the way from awareness-through consideration-to conversion .

Freya – is a content marketing agency with full service profile in online & offline communication. They have over 10 years experience in communication and branding in Czech republic. They publish clients & lifestyle magazines, create the content marketing strategies and PR strategies for our clients, also we have a special designers hub. They build social media strategies and performance driven projects for brands. They specialise in fashion industry & luxury goods (especially swiss watches), healthcare, IT and special B2B projects. They worked for example with: Google, Microsoft, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Hublot, Mont Blanc, Volvo etc.

Mahlab – Mahlab believe that done right, content has the power to achieve business objectives, hit your marketing KPI’s & win you critical acclaim.

Your content should be seen, heard, discussed, loved and shared by your audience. It should be entertaining, powerful, purposeful, meaningful, have an impact, make a difference and be useful.

Running Ed – The Running Ed is a multi-media content & communications consultancy working with endurance brands to create inspiring, far-reaching campaigns both on and off-line.

They specialise in content marketing, influencer marketing and PR that nurtures your brand story and engages the community you want to talk to.

Overseas 

Maxposure – One of the largest content marketing companies in the world offering brands seamless omnichannel solutions. Founded in 2006 in Coral Gables, Florida, today, it has operations in USA, Singapore, Bangladesh, India, UAE, and Bahrain.

VERB – VERB’s Social and Content Marketing team is home to 30 talented copywriters, analysts, SEO strategists, paid social strategists, and social media marketers. And we’re supported by User Experience, Creative Design and Development teams. All in we’ve got about 102 employees who live, create, write, and code Travel and Hospitality all day, every day.

Affiliate

CKN – They have been providing printing solutions since 2002 and now employ some 36 staff. The three founding directors all play key roles in the business giving continuity to the high level of service and advice we offer. They are proud to produce quality results time and time again; the reason for such loyalty from our customers. This is backed by our many quality accreditations such as ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environmental) and ISO 18001 ( Health and Safety). Customers enjoy their flexible approach that ensures they get their jobs when CKN promise them and at competitive prices. Use of a continental shift pattern allows for 24/7 operation.

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