PHD commands a Top 3 position in the most successful agency networks working in advertising according to their awards haul from the last 12 months.

The Drum’s Big Won Rankings for Top 10 Media Agency Networks in 2017 as follows:

  1. Mindshare
  2. OMD
  3. PHD
  4. Starcom
  5. UM
  6. Mediacom
  7. Havas Media
  8. MEC
  9. Initiative
  10. Zenith

The research included 4,586 separate pieces of work from 1,886 agencies and involved 737 executive creative directors, 387 chief creative officers, 2,279 creative directors, 411 creatives, 1,485 copywriters, 1,846 art directors, 214 planners and 731 designers.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, America was found the be the most successful country for total award wins which totaled 6026 points, followed by Australia with 2436 points and India with 2248 points for the year. The UK came fourth with 2164 points and fifth was Brazil with 1960 points.

The points total was made up of winners taken from a global array of the industry’s top awards, including D&AD, Cannes Lions and the Clios, among many more.

The full list of winners and the number of points they accrued from their award wins through out 2017, can be found here.

The full report will be released on 19 February including top agencies by region, top planners and more details on award winning creatives. 

This article was authored by Stephen Lepitak and first appeared in The Drum