GT wins Agency Of The Year
14 March, 2008
At the prestigious Revolution Awards 2008 held in The Ballroom at London’s Grosvenor House on 7 March 2008, GT were hailed as Agency Of The Year 2008.
With a further three other finalist nominations that evening for Audi and Christian Aid, GT was looking to continue the already impressive run of 16 awards in less than 10 months; including five finalists at Campaign Digital, four winners at the BIMAs, Best Website at the IMAs and two Site of The Day accolades from the FWA.
Nominations for Revolution’s Agency Of The Year were: Dare, iLevel, iCrossing, BigMouthMedia, Agency.com and Graphico. Each of these agencies had performed better in 2007 than ever before, whether by achieving multi-million pound buy-outs or exceptional organic growth.
The judges, however, regarded GT as the clear and outstanding winner. Over the previous 12 months GT has seen its agency, clients, revenue and awards sky rocket. It succeeded in doubling revenue from £5m to over £9.5m within the year, staff numbers rose from 57 to 112, they converted a staggering nine out of ten pitches and moved their entire operation out of ageing premises in Great Titchfield Street into a purpose-built, architect designed space in Clerkenwell.
Significant hires also accompanied their extraordinary year. Notably, Tom Barker joined the Board from Xbox, where he held the position of UK Advertising and Global partnerships manager. Adrian Nicholls completed the Board line-up by joining from Glue, where he was New Business Director and Group Account Director. Nichols now leads GT’s flagship Audi account. They also announced their strategic partnership with Janet Grimes and Julian Saunders from The Joined Up Company who joined as Non Executive Planning Directors.
To complete the year GT won the coveted seat of Agency of Record for the BBC, beating Glue, 20:20, Start and Play.
GT believes its success is down to the passion and talent of its people. GT wants a world with less advertising but better experiences: rich and rewarding experiences for everybody. They do it by ‘thinking human’. About GT
GT is a digital creative agency. We create rich and rewarding experiences for everybody: our clients, their audiences and us. We do this by Thinking Human.
Since 1994 we’ve been creating things that people value, experiences that are relevant. These experiences may be beautiful, unnerving, intriguing or just plain useful... but above all, they’re human. Our clients are some of the most recognised brands in the world. From Audi, Xbox, BBC and ASDA to Christian Aid, MSN and Aviva. We have 114 of the most talented people from around the world. Each dedicated to developing an ever more diverse creative environment for the brands we work with and the world we live in.
We have just been awarded Revolution Agency Of The Year 2008.