A&P is an integrated multimedia agency based in Preston, Lancashire with a London presence. With a heritage of working on blue chip accounts across the UK and in Europe, A&P provide a full service offering for clients passionately delivering results to meet business and communication objectives.
With nearly 50 employees working across a range of disciplines including brand, PR, social and digital, the creation of exciting content is a key goal in achieving client ROI. The in-house film division, complete with nine editing suites produces over 1,500 corporate film projects each year, with 3D and motion graphics producing everything from animated brand idents to product modelling and film compositing. The broadcast division produces groundbreaking factual documentaries for TV. All of which enhances A&P's multimedia approach to communication strategies which has ensured that many of the clients have been with the company throughout its 25 year history. While the world of communications is constantly changing - what doesn’t change is the A&P ethos - a team of driven and passionate experts that care about every single piece of work that leaves the building.
A&P know how to create insightful, results-driven campaigns, we know how to engage with the right target audience, we know how to connect the audience with the relevant product, service or brand and we develop long standing client relationships.
Event Stream Live powered by Access* will be helping to build the buzz at Prolific North Live;encouraging guests to interact with the event using Twitter, Instagram or Vine and the hashtag #PNLive.
Look out for your tweets/pictures on the screen throughout the day, and come to talk to us on Stand #9 about your next event and how Event Stream Live could help to amplify your messaging.
*Access is a fully integrated marketing communications agency based in Manchester. We're equally at home working in the public or private sector and for B2B or B2C.
There is a common thread at AHOY – we are all big kids at heart – we grew up with a natural instinct to create. Made up of thinkers, designers, engineers, writers and strategists – our collective creative instinct has never waned. And neither has our drive to make sure that everything we do is done well. What has changed is our focus on channeling that creative flair into truly effective work.
The All Response team is steeped in classic blue chip success stories, as well as being the hidden talent behind the scenes of many of the UK’s most exciting challenger brands. By default, this has led to some incredible experience in working with some fantastic .com brands over the years.
Baltic Creative CIC was established in 2009 to provide creative space that meets the varied needs of the creative and digital sector and is playing a major part in the regeneration of the Baltic Triangle.
The unique Creative Campus, shop front studios, multifunctional warehouses, workshops and managed workspaces are all designed not only to support creativity, innovation and commercial success but also be flexible to meet the ever-changing needs of the sectors.
Our USP's not only include our creative space, but also our flexible approach to our contractual relationships with businesses and our management style. Our CIC status ensures all surpluses are reinvested into supporting our businesses, investing in our buildings and investing in the sector generally. Baltic Creative CIC owns and manages all of its buildings so oversees this reinvestment. The scheme has already achieved recognition as a model of best practice for successful growth and collaboration.
Other key creative happenings in this area include Elevator Studios, Camp and Furnace and the North Liverpool Academy Studio School and Life Sciences UTC. Collectively these represent an exciting, vibrant and expanding creative and digital cluster.
A beard is about the journey and not the destination. Who we are is defined by everyone we have met on our life path. We are a group who are called ‘creatives’, a term we accept but we do not adhere to. We love stories, we love telling them, watching them and listening to them. We aim to inspire and support the next generation of free thinkers.
We take an idea, find its core essence, extract it, then turn it into visual imagery using video, animation and sound. We want to partner with you to help others find out who YOU are. We believe “No Idea is a Bad Idea” and whether you are just starting up or already established, get in touch, listening is one of our best attributes!
Specialising in recruiting Marketing jobs in Leeds, Manchester, London and throughout the UK.
The BPIF is the principal business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry. It is one of the country's leading trade associations.
The federation strive to ensure their members’ requirements come first. Through listening to their needs they have developed an unrivalled range of products and services that go well beyond those provided by a traditional trade association.
They provide the highest standard of support for printers to grow and develop healthy, sustainable and profitable businesses, aiming to provide an environment geared towards their businesses success. The BPIF offer practical, value-adding solutions for all areas of a print organisation, ranging from Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality issues; with the implementation of HR requirements; provide resolutions of technical or legal issues; as well as advice and support on marketing, sales and finance.
Proco is widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading marketing operations specialists, embracing the latest marketing techniques and advances in technology to offer a wide range of solutions to your marketing operational needs.
Glossop Cartons is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging products, Glossop Cartons’ innovation, quality, service and investment in the latest technology has seen it grow into a thriving industry leader holding a strong customer base of leading household names.
From a single desk for one day to a whole building for 25 years, Bruntwood creates places that help businesses succeed.
The UK's leading PowerPoint Presentation Design Agency. At Buffalo 7 we create presentations that make your message stand out. As a specialist presentations agency, our aim is to turn everyday presenters into rockstars. And speaking of rock, if you cut us open it’d say “Presentations” right through the middle because, unlike some agencies who just add it on to their portfolio of other services, making you look great when you stand up to present is our be-all and end-all. It’s why we exist … it’s what we love. We’re a specialist presentation design agency – not Jacks of all trades.
Whether it’s finding the finance your business needs to grow, discovering new ways to take a product or service to market, or learning more about the latest technologies and business thinking, The Business Growth Hub have the contacts and the knowledge to make a real difference.
Our advisors are experienced business people in their own right, many of whom are specialists who’ve successfully set up and grown their own businesses. We know that success doesn’t necessarily come overnight which is why, regardless of how long you’ve been in business, we can provide you with the expertise and help you need to catapult your business to the next level.
We are an award winning full service production agency specialising in live events that communicate your message across your company and brand.
CDi Yorkshire (Creative Digital Industries Yorkshire) is an initiative to inform and support the supply chain that links brands to consumers for the creative and digital industry in Yorkshire. CDi Yorkshire aims to ensure that the Creative and Digital Sector in Yorkshire maintains its position as a major national player. CDi Yorkshire incorporates the key elements of the marketing and communications media by engaging the brand owners, creative and digital agencies, printers, big data managers and consumer behaviourists.
Through practical advice and support on training and development, grants and business networking, as well as marketing and communications. We will increase regional collaboration, better develop supply chains, increase productivity and innovation with application of new techniques and create greater regional strength in the creative and digital industry.
History heritage and life in Cheshire’s villages,towns and cities are at the heart of the magazine.
Cheshire Life are dedicated to society events and food and drink.
We’re Click Consult, a multi award-winning search marketing agency that has been specialising in organic search (SEO) and paid search (PPC) since 2003. Alongside search marketing, our service offering encompasses inbound marketing, social media, conversion rate optimisation, display advertising and online reputation management. We’re a certified Google Partner and Bing Ads Accredited Professionals.
At Click Consult, our team of experts work exclusively work with brands & SMEs that want a tangible, measurable return from their online budget through our bespoke search marketing solutions. We’ve achieved impressive results for clients operating within a diverse range of competitive verticals including insurance, legal, pharmaceuticals, retail, charity, fashion, travel and many more.
Creative Pioneers™ Apprenticeships provide the next generation of advertising, creative and digital media talent. Sponsored by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), with a range of cutting edge training courses, Creative Pioneers is the industry apprenticeship for the next generation of Britain’s digital talent.
We’re a digital agency in London and Manchester specialising in creating web solutions using Drupal, Magento iOS & Android, as well as delivering results-driven digital marketing campaigns across search, advertising, CRO and email.
We have a wealth of experience providing award-winning, innovative, enterprise level solutions for a diverse range of clients ranging from public sector organisations including the Greater London Authority, to online retailers such as McGraw-Hill Education.
We also collaborate with advertising, branding and creative agencies in need of web development services, providing support on large development projects where a high-level of technical expertise is required.
Downtown in Business (DiB) was established in 2004 as a business club that would provide leadership to the private sector, by articulating the views of its members to the public sector agencies that govern the city, and to create networking environments that would attract entrepreneurs, high growth companies and the regions big hitters.
DiB has now earned a reputation as one of the most influential business organisations in the North West, influencing public sector agendas, organising the best attended networking events in the city, hosting high profile gala dinners, attracting prominent speakers, and boasting a membership of over three hundred companies from across the city region.
Specialists in SEO, PPC, CRO, websites, display, content and mobile
EIGER Standing Desks™ design and manufacture in the UK a stunning new retrofit Standing Desk solution. It transforms any sitting desk into a standing desk in seconds.
Enigma Interactive is a specialist digital development agency – We take a strategic approach and focus on the design and build of exceptional digital projects including websites, mobile apps, interactives and custom software. Our work has been recognised by our clients and The Drum who placed us in the top 5 digital agencies in the UK.
Flipbook are an award winning studio of directors, producers, animators, designers, artists and writers who specialise in visual story telling through the mediums of animation and visual effects. We create stunning, innovative and considered content for the biggest names in television, film, commercials, video games and online entertainment.
Our team has an absolute passion for crafting immersive and beautiful visual experiences that leave a lasting impression. Most importantly however, we understand the importance of developing firm and lasting partnerships with our clients. We thoroughly value the two-way dialogue these creative partnerships create and the great ideas that are generated as a result.
An award-winning digital agency who love what we do and do it well. So whether you’re looking for a striking new website, want to increase your online sales or build your digital brand, we’ve got the people, the skills and the passion to make it happen.
We provide first-class business support to companies of all shapes and sizes, through a range of sector-based membership services and networking opportunities
Located on Princess Street in the heart of Manchester, the Havas Village Manchester proposition has been developed to meet the evolving needs of clients seeking simplicity, integration and innovation.
It unites all of the Havas Group’s offerings under one roof, including Havas Media, Havas PR UK, global PR and social media consultancy; Havas Lynx, global healthcare communications; Havas People, employer branding and recruitment marketing; Havas Media, strategic media and marketing services; and DBi, Europe’s leading digital analytics agency.
The Havas Social Newsroom is driven by Havas Media and Havas PR UK and will be reporting in real time from Prolific North Live, sharing exclusive news and content from the event as it happens.
HUGE Media Advertising is an established non-traditional Outdoor Advertising provider specialising in Mobile Advan and Black Taxi advertising throughout the UK.
Our primary goal is to deliver your message to 'HUGE' audiences, targeting both your ideal demographic and geographic locations. We work tirelessly to ascertain our client's objectives by listening to their needs and requirements.
Each and every campaign is individually tailored, planned, designed and executed to quite simply 'make heads turn'. HUGE Media recognises what advertising should and can deliver and we have the knowledge and experience to ensure your campaign will run seamlessly and achieve your goals, offering a professional delivery and an in depth post campaign analysis. We provide accountability ensuring you will be able to accurately measure the benefits of your investment.
Jaywing is an award-winning top-10 UK agency, home to over 650 of the best thinkers across creative, technology and data science who help clients make sense of our increasingly complex, ever shifting world. Everyday, handpicked teams collaborate to respond to hugely diverse challenges across a whole host of sectors to connect powerful ideas, rich data and new technologies. Blending their key specialisms, including brand communications, digital, content, social, search and data analysis, Jaywing is uniquely able to turn data into value, fuel brands, connect on customers’ terms and reimagine businesses.
Juicy Media is a leading UK specialist web development company, based in MediaCityUK, Manchester. We specialise in web design, e-commerce, mobile technologies, bespoke web solutions, as well as dedicated hosting and printed media. We have extensive experience of Magento, Joomla, WordPress , Drupal, and love everything that is Open-Source.
Lancashire Life incorporating Lake District Life covers all the positive things happening in our towns, cities, villages and glorious countryside.
We are a a global university in the heart of Liverpool, delivering an exceptional student experience and engaged in research that is changing the world.
We are a new type of company. A one stop shop for all your event needs. From owning our equipment through to delegate, creative and digital solutions.
markettiers is a leading global broadcast specialist, providing consultancy on international, national and regional campaigns for many organisations; from ambitious start-ups to some of the world's biggest brands.
Media Yorkshire is the industry-led organisation representing the creative, digital and marketing sector in Yorkshire. It brings together world class firms and brands to support investment, employment and training.
Yorkshire is home to some of the most talented and successful creative, digital and marketing firms in the UK who work with both national and international brands. Media Yorkshire aims to raise the profile of the thousands of businesses in the region that operate in this sector, by working closely with agencies and brands, together with key organisations, including local councils, universities, Government departments and industry associations.
MMC Learning is a leading provider in Digital Marketing qualifications and Marketing implementation. Get qualified in Digital Marketing, we provide CIM courses & the MSc in Digital Marketing (in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University), visit our stand today and start your learning for free.
We transform your business and brands with a collaborative and analytical approach to strategy, creative & marketing.
Mustard is a market research agency and insights consultancy that is committed to making the difference.
We are a white label creative video agency, able to work independently or as an extension of your own team.
Creative flair and attention to detail is integral to MWM. We work with some of the world’s leading companies, so we know and we understand the value of brands.
A young, but highly experienced team, with the knowledge and skills to deliver even the most demanding projects. MWM Associates can help brands at the very start of the creative process, right through the shoot and to post-production and delivery. However, we can also employ our specialists in each area, to work alongside an already established team, to ensure that your project is delivered to the highest possible standard.
MWM Associates. Your brand partner.
On The Eighth are the audio engagement experts. We support media buyers and creative marketing agencies to connect brands with listeners across broadcast and digital streaming platforms.
Our service is designed around the needs of our partners. We offer creative, production, music, talent, clearance and delivery for clients who are using radio and audio as part of their media mix.
We live by our values. They represent our commitment to our clients and what we strive to deliver, regardless of budget or business objective. These four fundamental principles run through every single piece of work we do - they are the heart of our business.
Picturehouse brings you the country’s only HGV-based mobile cinema screen – equipped with DCI digital projection, temperature control and 100 comfortable seats. An impressive 36 and a half tonnes of truck extends out to 55ft long, 22ft wide and 15ft tall, sitting on 18 wheels.
PR Agency One is an award winning B2B and consumer PR agency based in Manchester. We are the original performance PR specialists, focusing on lead generation, brand awareness and reputation. The agency was created to support businesses which want to successfully trade online. Now in it fourth year the team is 14 people strong and the company is the current holder of the title, Small PR Agency of the Year, according to PRMoment.com
Founded in 1969, the PRCA is the largest PR association in Europe, representing 18,000 people in agencies, in-house communications teams, and individuals.
We specialise in equipment hire, crew and industry training. Providing HD and 4K solutions as standard.
Over the last 10 years we have built a strong reputation on keeping abreast of the latest releases and developments in technology, so our rental stock can offer the best solutions possible and our team can offer the best advice. It’s this combination of great equipment and a first class knowledge that really allow us to deliver an unrivalled service.
We work with a wide range of clients nationally and internationally, including independent production companies, lighting camera operations, digital content, post production facilities, digital cinema and beyond.
Once a local traditional print company in Sheffield, ProCo has been transformed into a 140 strong. ProCo is widely recognised as one of the UK's leading marketing operations specialists, embracing the latest marketing techniques and advances in technology to offer a wide range of solutions to your marketing operational needs. They use proven techniques, the very latest innovation and technology and many combined years of experience to help make you more productive, and your entire marketing operations more effective and more efficient.
Digital marketing and web development agency PushON recently celebrated its tenth year of operation, and has grown steadily on the back of award-winning campaigns for several of its clients. As one of Manchester’s most respected agencies, the company has formed close ties with the local marketing and PR industry as well as academia; one of its directors co-founded the ever-popular SAScon search and social conference.
PushON has a team that’s highly qualified and accredited in the platforms it uses, be it in search and analytics, content management or e-commerce. Continued growth seems certain as PushON powers into its second decade.
RealtimeUK is a creative CG studio that creates inspiring, engaging and cutting-edge content for various campaigns and marketing projects.
The job of a digital marketing agency is to produce results that impact the bottom line. That’s what we do. It’s that simple. And we have the awards to prove it.
Return On Digital believes in making the client the star of every story and has a well crafted, agile, expertise-driven approach which produces extraordinary results from organic and paid search, content marketing, social media, digital PR and conversion rate optimisation.
A leading Programmatic Marketing Platform, Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL) offers brands and agencies managed services, as well as a SaaS-based Data Management Platform (DMP) and Demand Side Platform (DSP), to optimise performance, awareness, and lift across marketing objectives, channels and devices. By applying its unrivaled Artificial Intelligence at Big Data scale, Rocket Fuel’s Moment Scoring™ performs a real-time calculation of each ad opportunity based on a marketer’s goal to determine the likelihood a consumer will engage in a desired action. Moment Scoring goes beyond 1:1 marketing by learning to predict what marketing actions to take with a campaign at a precise moment in time, which results in a much more efficient use of marketing dollars. Rocket Fuel serves 96 of the Ad Age 100, three of the top five agency holding company trading desks, and partners with some of the world’s leading CRM platforms, marketing platforms and systems integrators. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Rocket Fuel has more than 20 offices worldwide.
Production investment for Film, TV, Games and Digital
Search Laboratory delivers profitable search engine marketing campaigns, including mathematical PPC and customer-centric SEO, to clients in 18 countries worldwide. Working in over 35 languages, Search Laboratory can help you deliver more revenue from your existing search marketing or help you tap into new markets overseas.
After starting out in children’s stop motion animated TV programs, Kim Emson broke away from the warmth of Bob the Builder to develop as a freelancer in 2007. From then her career really moved up a gear with a greater wide variety of projects and calibre with great brands such as Starbucks, Waitrose, John Lewis. Culminating to working on Disney and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie. Once online video content became more prevalent, Kim stepped up to the mark creating full service projects because of a demand in the market. Seconds That Count Studios was born to meet that demand, utilising her freelance contacts and production knowledge. Her first client was New Balance trainers and her team has gone from strength to strength. Using stop motion trickery and techniques to bring consumer products to life, with the unique charm of animation at its best. They work hand in hand with advertising agencies and video production companies, to generate brand awareness – with the seconds that count.
Shrewdd Marketing is a growing award winning B2B marketing and branding agency. Services include branding PR, social media and digital marketing.
Signature Outdoor is a premium out of home media owner operating exclusively in Birmingham and Manchester. The commercial advertising partner for Birmingham City Council and Manchester City Council, Signature’s portfolio of over 110 digital and backlight locations offers an unrivalled opportunity for advertisers in two of the UK’s most important cities.
At Smoking Gun PR we love a good story, admire the art of spinning yarns and crave the sense of adventure found in being imaginative. That’s why any brand requisitioning our services can expect genuine innovation and inventiveness.
In the unchartered digital age column inches can only go so far, meaning your choice of PR partner has never been more important. We pride ourselves on delivering ingenious media strategies fit for this new golden era of public relations exploration, mapping out quality press coverage whilst building direct conversations between our clients and their customers.
Social media listening & response software that provides excellent customer service, builds brand awareness and generates business leads on twitter.
Space and Time Media is an integrated planning and buying agency that puts innovative media solutions and in-depth audience insight at the centre of well-bought and elegantly crafted campaigns. Opened in 2005, Space and Time Manchester is home to a team of thirteen media professionals offering first-class planning and buying across on- and off-line media, to a diverse range of clients.
Stein IAS is a global digital and integrated marketing agency whose purpose is to help make B2B brands the most important in their respective markets.
With six offices spanning three continents, Stein IAS works with brands such as BP Castrol, Hay Group, Ingredion, Juniper Networks, Merck, O2, Ricoh, Samsung and Western Union.
The Juice Academy is the brainchild of Tangerine PR which, after 13 years in the creative industry and, having run a number of job creation and training programmes, knows a thing or two about finding and nurturing talent. Businesses get the opportunity to invest in budding talent across the North West, and young people have a chance to work with some of the UK’s biggest brands including JW Lees, Regatta, Social Chain and GM Police. Having trained over 120 bright young things, The Juice Academy is the first industry-led social media apprenticeship, in the UK.
The Landing gives digital SMEs and micro-businesses a place to work alongside large media and technology organisations, allowing them to be part of and benefit from the exciting and rapidly growing community at MediaCityUK.
Spanning seven floors, we combine all cross-sections of the digital creative industry to create a unique environment where SMEs can thrive. From digital workflow, post production and interactive media labs to meeting, working and social spaces, we offer everything under one roof.
The Sharp Project is home to over 60 digital entrepreneurs and production companies specialising in digital content production, digital media and TV and film production. It’s based in a 200,000 sq ft refurbished warehouse previously occupied by electronics company Sharp, It offers flexible office, production and event space at affordable prices.
The Space Project is the new purpose built production stage complex for the north of England.
The site has more than 55,000 sq ft of high spec stages plus purpose designed dressing and make up facilities, laundry, prop storage / workshops and extensive parking.There are four stages of 11,500 sq ft and a fifth of 9,000 sq ft.
The 10,000 sq ft construction / prop shop situated next to the loading area features an extensive canopy, protecting valuable set items from being exposed to the elements. In addition, there is dedicated support space directly adjacent to each of the stages includes a full suite of dressing rooms, shower facilities and an onsite laundry, as well as extensive flexible support space providing tenants with conveniently located production offices.
theEword is a digital marketing agency that specialises in using content marketing to positively influence buying decisions and drive measurable business results. We use our blend of technical and creative skills, including content marketing, SEO, PPC, copywriting, web development and social, in order to meet your goals.
Founded in 2006, we have grown from two people to a team of more than 40. From our home in Trafford Park we have worked with some of the biggest brands and most exciting start-ups from the UK and overseas, cultivating a proven track record of increasing traffic, conversions and brand awareness.
Tube Mogul is the world's leading independent software platform that enables brands and agencies to plan, buy, measure and optimise their global advertising.
Outside of London Tube Mogul partner with Regital, one of the UK's largest suppliers of digital display media, insight and analytics.
twentysix is an interactive, digital and marketing company. We make brands come to life and build amazing digital experiences.
At Venn we curb the gap between creativity and logic, layering ideas with strategy and technology to deliver tangible results. Truly offering business results from creative minds.
For over 15 years, as a specialist market research agency, we have been helping clients to do just this by delivering first class business insight. Along the way we have been pioneering new techniques and unearthing new cultural and brand insights and what makes your customers tick.
We're a dedicated eCommerce provider, which means we exclusively design, build and market outstanding online stores. We also deliver managed support and specialist hosting, which allows us to build long-term relationships with every retailer that we work with. In addition we have excellent partnerships with many leading forces in the online retail sector, and proudly continue to receive industry recognition for what we do, and how we do it.
A creative web design and digital agency with over 15 years experience delivering projects on time and on budget.
Webantic is a full service digital agency based in Spinningfields, Manchester. Established in 2011, we have worked with some of the UK's leading brands and retailers catering for bespoke, functional custom-built solutions for web and mobile devices.
WMG is one of the UK’s longest-established SEO, PPC and digital marketing agencies, with a 15-year heritage. Part of the IDHL Group, it delivers SEO, content marketing, PPC, PR and web design and development strategies from offices in Harrogate, Wetherby and London. With more than 120 experts in the team, it is able to provide timely, impactful and measurable results that help businesses succeed online. The company takes an integrated approach, with content, outreach and technical teams working closely together to ensure clients benefit from the synergies offered by a full service digital agency. www.wmg.uk.com.