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Wieden + Kennedy Portland tops 2012 Bestads Rankings

 FROM BESTADSONTV   WORLDWIDE    December 31, 2012 20:21 (Edited: December 31, 2012 09:21)
https://www.bestadsontv.com/news/upload/Screen shot 2012-12-30 at 6.44.40 PM.jpgThe prolific Wieden & Kennedy, Portland has been ranked the world's number one advertising agency in the 9th Annual Bestads Rankings, released today.

The world's hottest shop was ahead of second placed BBH London, followed by DDB Group New Zealand and DDB New York in equal third spot, and Wieden & Kennedy, New York in fifth position.

Rounding up the global top 10 were Almap BBDO, Sao Paulo, RKCR/Y&R London and Y&R Sao Paulo in equal 6th spot, followed by Clemenger BBDO Melbourne and Colenso BBDO Auckland in equal #9 spot.

STINK RANKED #1 PRODUCTION COMPANY

Stink was ranked the number one TVC production company in the world, followed by MJZ in the #2 spot. Revolver and The Sweet Shop were placed =#3 followed by Gorgeous in the #5 spot. Plaza Films shared the #6 spot with Rattling Stick, followed by Biscuit Filmworks, Hungry Man and Park Pictures at =#8.

VOLKSWAGEN RANKED #1 CLIENT

For the fifth year running Volkswagen was ranked the number one client in the world, ahead of second-placed Nike. Sharing third spot was Axe, Ikea and Land Rover, followed by Unilever at #6. Sharing the #7 spot was ESPN, Mars, McDonald's and Toyota.

USA RANKED #1 COUNTRY

The USA, UK and Australia are once again the top three countries in the 2012 Bestads Rankings, as has been the case - albeit in different order in some years - since the rankings began in 2003.

The USA was a clear leader in 2012, with 266 points, followed by the UK on 192 points and Australia on 145 points.

Brazil was placed 4th with 117 points, followed by New Zealand in 5th spot (92 points), France in 6th spot (78 points), South Africa in 7th (74 points), Netherlands in 8th (44 points), with Argentina and Canada sharing 9th spot (39 points each).

(Incidentally, this year the USA overtook the UK as the All-Time leading country over the last nine years, with 1745 points, 5 points ahead of the UK on 1740 points, Australia on 1298 points, New Zealand on 771 points and France on 581 points.)

TOP AGENCIES IN THE USA
1. Wieden & Kennedy Portland
2. DDB New York
3. Wieden & Kennedy New York
4. BBDO New York
5. Crispin Porter + Bogusky Boulder
5. DDB Chicago

TOP AGENCIES IN THE UK
1. BBH London
2. RKCR/Y&R London
3. adam&eveDDB
4. DDB UK
5. Newhaven, Edinburgh
5. Wieden + Kennedy London

DDB UK and adam&eve merged mid 2012

TOP AGENCIES IN AUSTRALIA
1. Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
2. BMF Sydney
3. WhybinTBWA Group Melbourne
4. The Campaign Palace Sydney
5. The Monkeys Sydney

TOP AGENCIES IN BRAZIL
1. Almap BBDO, Sao Paulo
2. Y&R Sao Paulo
3. F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi Sao Paulo
4. Filadelfia, Belo Horizonte
4. Ogilvy Sao Paulo

TOP AGENCIES IN NEW ZEALAND
1. DDB Group New Zealand
2. Colenso BBDO, Auckland
3. DraftFCB Auckland
4. Barnes Catmur & Friends, Auckland
5. Clemenger BBDO, Wellington

TOP AGENCIES IN FRANCE
1. TBWAParis
2. Publicis Conseil, Paris
3. BETC Paris
3. Fred & Faris, Paris
3. Ogilvy Paris

TOP AGENCIES IN SOUTH AFRICA
1. Ogilvy Cape Town
2. Y&R South Africa
3. FoxP2 Cape Town
4. The Jupiter Drawing Room, Johannesburg
5. TBWAHuntLascarus, Johannesburg

TOP AGENCIES IN THE NETHERLANDS
1. Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam
2. Tribal DDB Amsterdam
3. 180 Amsterdam
3. DDB Amsterdam
3. Iris Amsterdam

TOP AGENCIES IN CANADA
1. Dare Vancouver
2. BCP Montreal
3. Agency59
3. BBDO Toronto
3. Cundari Toronto
3. john st.
3. LG2, Quebec
3. Rethink Canada
3. Taxi, Vancouver


TO VIEW ALL RANKINGS (to see how you, your country or company performed in 2012 or any year since 2003) CLICK ON THE RANKINGS BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THE BESTADS SITE


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