The advertising industry in India is on a roll with the increasing talent in the country. There are a few old companies that are still maintaining their positions on the top, but many newcomers have also booked their spot in the list of top advertising companies. In today’s times, advertising is product is one of the principal factors that determine the fate of a product/ company. If you advertise your product right, it shall most definitely trigger good sales and revenue.
Know more about the top advertising agencies in India in the list below.
1. DDB Mudra Group
One of India’s most awarded, creative marketing communications companies, the Group’s belief that creativity is the most powerful force in business comes alive in our partnerships with over 200 brands. The company has all major clients like Volkswagen Castrol, Future Group, etc. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company has more than two agency networks and more than five specialist agencies. The agency businesses include DDB Mudra, 22feet Tribal Worldwide, OMD Mudramax, Interbrand, Track, and TracyLocke.
2. Ogilvy & Mather Ltd
Ogilvy has been growing brands and businesses since 1948. They continue this rich legacy through borderless creativity—operating, innovating, and creating at the intersection of talent and capabilities. Ogilvy is an expert company in Public Relations, Growth & Innovation, Advertising, Health, and Experience work fluidly across 132 offices in 82 countries. It is one of the Top 10 Advertising Companies in India. The Company provides various marketing services through websites, web banners, email marketing, public relationships, radio, direct marketing, promotion, telemarketing, outdoor, packaging, and rural communication.
3. FCB-Ulka Advertising Ltd
FCB-Ulka Group is a top-3 agency group in India and 53 of its brands – built from scratch and nurtured over 25 years – are category leaders. FCB Ulka stays committed to its philosophy of making brands famous and clients rich by creating advertising that works in the marketplace. At FCB, they believe the best part of a brand’s story is never finished. The company’s line of business includes preparing to advertise and placing such advertising in periodicals, newspapers, radio and television, and other media outlets.
Founded in 1973 by Diwan Arun Nanda, Ajit Balakrishnan, and Mohammed Khan, Rediffusion Brand Solutions Private Limited is one of India’s most iconic advertising agency groups. The agency, known for its category-defining work, has been responsible for building powerful brands over the years. The company offers various services which include advertisement, consultancy, web design, social media, promotion, and program setups. Rediffusion’s recent mega-brand wins include SBI, Tata 150 years mandate, Liebherr & Tata Trusts. The agency group also continues to handle Tata Sons, Tata Motors, Parle, TVS Tyres, Taj, L&T Realty, Godfrey Philips, Eveready, HPCL, Audi, GSK, Danone, Sun Pharma, to name a few.
5. JWT Hindustan Thompson Associates
Brands everywhere face the challenge of growth. This is hard to achieve in the ever-changing, complex, and uncertain world of rising consumer expectations and disruptive technology. Brands need to move at the speed of culture. Wunderman Thompson is a growth partner – part agency, part consultancy, part technology company. They inspire growth by applying inspiration everywhere across the consumer journey; their inspiration is borne of bringing creativity, data, and technology together.
6. McCann-Erickson India Ltd
As the world’s leading ad agency network, McCann provides an unmatched combination of award-winning creativity, strategic insight, and innovation globally, regionally, and locally within each of the 100+ countries in which they operate. Through their integrated world-class capabilities, McCann today helps their clients to drive their brand growth across disciplines, media platforms, technologies, languages, and geographical boundaries. McCann’s total marketing services capabilities are enhanced and magnified through its seamless collaboration with the other major worldwide communications networks that are part of the global McCann World group offering. The McCann World group network provides today’s marketers with best-in-class strategic and creative services that help their brands play a meaningful role in people’s lives and build their businesses.
7. Pressman Advertising and Marketing Ltd
Pressman is a well-known name in the advertising industry in India. They are one of India’s leading independent full-service advertising agencies with wide capabilities and a substantial reputation built over more than four decades. Pressman provides advertising, design, media planning, and buying, market research, digital and public relations services to hundreds of clients from virtually every segment of industry and government.
8. Trikaya Grey Advertising (India) Ltd
Grey Group is an American global advertising and marketing agency with headquarters in New York City, and 432 offices operating in 154 cities. Grey offers a variety of services like advertising, marketing, entertainment, customer relationship management, etc. Based in New York, the U.S. company has offices in 96 countries including India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, Canberra, Korea, and more. The company’s clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble, Volkswagen, and other renowned brands.