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List of the Best Canada Media Buying Companies

  • 1
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Kingstar Media is a Toronto-based media buying agency. Founded in 2003, they have since grown their team to 38 employees. They provide media planning and buying services to their clients.
     

    Clients
    Trivago
    Zip Recruiter
    Match.com
    Sleep Country
    Notable Project

    Kingstar Media provided digital campaign support for a media agency. They built their campaign around direct response television and other digital media. The campaign was successful, and both the client and the referring agency were pleased with their work.

    “Their workflow is seamless and done with care and attention to detail. From the top down, Kingstar Media is really well-buttoned up.” – Managing Partner, Media Agency
     

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Jungle Media is a media agency based in New York with over 10 members. Since their founding in 2010, they have provided media planning and buying, market research, and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market firms alike.

    Clients
    Nike
    IKEA
    Hendrick's Gin
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jungle Media provided media planning and buying services for an online mortgage company. The company was looking to lower their cost-per-customer acquisition. Jungle Media’s services were good enough that the company considers Jungle Media as an extension of their marketing team.

    “They’re very collaborative, and I like working with them.” - CoFounder & CEO, Online Mortgage Company

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Hotspex Media is a marketing agency founded in 2013 with over 10 professionals. Based in Toronto, Canada, they specialize in media planning and buying, digital strategy, and social media marketing solutions for clients in the fields of financial services, education, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hotspex Media ran various social media campaigns for a dental and oral care product company. The company didn’t have experience with running these types of campaigns and needed professional assistance. The company is satisfied with Hotspex Media’s work thus far.

    “Their communication was incredible. If they needed anything, they were quick to reach out. They were agile and always accessible.” - Brand Manager, Dental and Oral Care Product Company

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Empathy Inc. is a Toronto-based media company founded in 2017. Their team of about 10 employees focuses on providing media planning and buying as well as business consulting services.

    Notable Project

    The Empathy Inc. team provided digital and social media marketing for the virtual mental health solution of a communications group. They successfully built an online community around the product.

    "The team takes the time to help educate the extended project team, which demonstrates a great sense of partnership.  We’ve become better clients for these services because of the knowledge we acquired through working with Empathy Inc. This will help us going forward as we continue to expand our solution." — Communication & Change Management Solutions, Morneau Shepell

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Burlington Canada

    OKD Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing and communications agency based in Burlington, Canada. Established in 1981, OKD has 52 employees and provides advertising, web development, social media marketing, and digital strategy services.

    Clients
    Castello
    Canadian Cancer Society
    Integra Tire
    UPS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    OKD Marketing designed and developed an e-commerce site for a custom auto parts business. The client's small team lacked technical expertise, but needed an attractive digital presence to build leads and increase growth momentum. In addition to the site, which now drives 100% of the client's sales, OKD created videos, point-of-purchase displays, and trade show booths.

    "It’s so easy. We just tell them what we want to happen and when, and they take care of everything. It’s almost like I have that department in my own business. Communication is also really good." — Founder, Auto Parts Firm

  • 6
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Digital communications agency Havas Canada is based in Montreal, Canada with another office in Toronto. Since 1986, their team of 117 has been specializing in web design, advertising, branding, and more for midmarket-sized clients.

    Clients
    Canadian Women's Foundation
    New Balance
    Dior
    Volkswagen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Havas Canada developed a few websites for a museum in Quebec. The websites they developed were responsive and informative. Havas Canada's efforts resulted in higher traffic and engagement. 

    "Most of our sites have good usability and user experience, and that drives in higher traffic to the pages, more page views, and more time on site." – Manager of Digital Interactives, Museum

  • 7
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Todo Mobile is a marketing agency founded in 2015 with fewer than 10 employees. Based in Calgary, Canada, they provide mobile and app marketing, advertising, and branding solutions for clients ranging from startups to enterprises in the fields of arts, gaming, and telecommunications.

    Clients
    Gamesys
    ABinBev
    The New York Times
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Todo Mobile ran ad campaigns for an online casino. The casino needed to acquire more users and sought out Todo Mobile to facilitate their ad campaigns. The results of the campaigns have only gotten better year by year.

    “They’re super easy to work with and always have a can-do attitude.” - Media Campaign Executive, Online Casino

  • 8
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Full Blast Creative is a full-service marketing agency based in Calgary, Canada. Established in 2011, they have a team of over 5 that provides a wide range of services, including web design, UX/UI design, SEO, and branding.

    Clients
    Interra Energy
    Qualicare National Payments
    Al Shamal Shriners
    Cheer's Pub & Grill
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After collaborating for years, Full Blast Creative took over a music festival company's social media accounts. The team successfully reached the targeted threshold of social media mentions for third-party partners, pushing Facebook ads to drive visibility. Since their involvement, the client noticed higher community engagement rates.

    "Their experience with us coupled with their expertise in social media made them able to create an engaging online experience for many folks." — Co-Manager, Music Festival

  • 9
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Giants & Gentlemen is a strategy and creative advertising shop based in Toronto. Founded in 2012, the team of 24 specializes in advertising, digital strategy, and marketing strategy. They work primarily with midmarkets and small businesses, specializing in advertising and marketing, hospitality and leisure, and business services.  

    Clients
    Royal Bank of Canada
    Days Inn
    Park N’ Fly
    Fisherman’s Friend
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Giants & Gentlemen provided branding services for a conveinience store chain. They provided branding, marketing, and creative strategy for multiple campaigns. They took these campaigns to various social media including Snapchat and Instagram. The client was impressed with the results of the project.

    “We outpaced benchmarks with our Snapchat campaign. We also saw a lift in sales during that campaign of about 11% that was specifically attributed to that. We’ve seen an increase of over 40% in sales.” – Marketing Manager, Conveinience Store Chain

  • 10
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Groundzero is an advertising company. Their small team is based in Toronto, Canada. Their team specializes in advertising, branding, and media planning & buying.

    Notable Project

    Groundzero has redesigned the website for a medical practice; they’ve updated it, created new landing pages, and implemented UX. They’ve also managed marketing campaigns and SEO services to generate leads.

    "I’d never had anybody from a marketing standpoint give me an accurate estimate and actually deliver on that promise."

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Regina Canada

    Phoenix Advertising Group is an advertising company based in Regina, Canada. Founded in 1982, their team of 43 employees provides advertising, digital strategy, and branding services.

    Clients
    Saskatchewan Roughriders
    Tourism Saskatchewan
    South Country Equipment
    Taylor Automotive Group
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a brewing company as a long-term service provider, Phoenix Advertising Group has developed a brand from scratch, including can design, outdoor advertisements, and social media content. Each campaign they've handled as outperformed their previous efforts, opening leadership opportunities for the brand within the industry. 

    "They have strong project management skills. It’s important for me to be ahead of schedule with all our work. They know that and operate in a way that ensures it happens." – VP of Marketing, Brewing Company 

  • 12
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    LoKnow is a digital media company located in Edmonton, Canada, and Vancouver, Canada. They were founded in 2015 and have about 33 employees. They offer digital strategy and social media marketing as well as mobile and application marketing services to primarily small businesses in retail, e-commerce, and hospitality and leisure. Services include marketing-technology development and data consultancy. 

    Clients
    Papa John's Pizza
    Kiaro
    Tommy Gun's Original Barbershop
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LoKnow managed media buying on Facebook for a hospitality and cannabis group. They provided creative direction and guidance into media buying in the cannabis industry. Their straightforward communication and dedication to growth resulted in a satisfying partnership.

    "LoKnow focuses on looking for mutual success."— Digital Marketing Manager, Hospitality & Cannabis Group 

  • 13
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Independant Studios inc was founded in 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Their team of about 5 focuses solely on providing video production services to their clients. 

    Clients
    Bud Light Canada
    Labatt Breweries
    Maille Mustards
    Brickworks Cinderhouse
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Independant Studios inc team delivered a social media video campaign for a specialty foods producer, handling the scripting, filming, and post-production process before posting the final product online. 

    "We really appreciated the energy and excitement they brought to the project. They are all pretty young, so we were confident they would be able to tap into social media audiences with the content that they created for us." — Brand Manager, Specialty Foods Producer

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Winnipeg Canada
    Advertising company Dash Agency was launched in 2013. They are in Winnipeg, Canada and Toronto, California and have a small team. Dash Agency specializes in advertising, ux/ui design, branding, media planning & buying, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dash Agency redesigned a website and added new pages. Going through step-by-step, they built out a news page, a corporate social responsibility page, an investor page, and a resident information page.

    “Knowledgeable and experienced, they provide valuable insight into industry best practices during every single call.”

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Fade Digital is a full-service digital marketing firm based in Toronto, Canada, that was established in 2011. Their team of fewer than 5 employees provides SEO, digital strategy, PPC, social media marketing, media planning & buying, content marketing, conversion optimization and email marketing services.

    Clients
    Binns Kitchens
    Dominion Paradons
    Caloric Appliances
    Notable Project

    Fade Digital developed an online-marketing presence for a VR startup. Their team implemented SEO, provided web development using Wordpress, and curated content creation for the client. The project has been a success thus far and garnered some leads.

    "They [Fade Digital] have more than covered their end of the bargain in terms of business development. We've gotten some pretty big clients that way." – CEO, VR Startup 

  • 16
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Launched in 2020, Communi is a small advertising company. Their team offers advertising, branding, content marketing, social media marketing, and more. The firm is headquartered in Laval, Canada.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Communi oversaw the site development and branding update for a restaurant within a hotel and resort. Their work included UI/UX, copywriting, and integrating the hotel's booking functionality into the new site.

    "They were very well-organized in handling requests, and we didn't even need to follow up anything with them."

  • 17
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    AM/FM Inc. is a marketing and communications agency based in Edmonton, Canada. The agency, founded in 2014, has a team of more than ten that provides marketing strategy, web design, graphic design, media planning & buying, and logo services to midmarket and other-sized companies and organizations in the business services, consumer products & services, nonprofit, manufacturing, and energy & natural resources industries.

    Clients
    Legal Aid Alberta
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A law firm hired AM/FM Inc. to design and develop its 2018-2019 Annual Report, in both a printable version, and an interactive web-based product, in such a way that makes the stakeholders and the public understand what the firm is all about and what its role is in the legal system. This presentation of the Annual Report included a robust, eight-month social media marketing campaign that promoted its 2018-2019 statistics and promoted its team. AM/FM Inc. was able to meet the firm's objectives in presenting the Annual Report such that social media interactions significantly increased and the morale of the staff within the firm was boosted.

    "Our social media interactions increased over 250% during the first six months." - Manager of Communications and PR, Law Firm

  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    front + centre is a modern-day communications agency based in Vancouver, Canada. The agency, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides PR, event marketing & planning, and media planning & buying services to midmarket and small companies in the e-commerce and consumer products & services industries.

    Clients
    Vessi Footwear
    Plantsome
    Outdoorsy
    Turo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online media firm tapped front+ centre in an ongoing engagement to provide strategic support on new campaigns and initiatives to grow the firm's readership and explore new markets. They also provide support in issues/crisis-related situations. The engagement has enabled the firm to secure press in trade publications, have spokesperson briefing documents ready, and present balanced stories in the media.

    "They are professionals that get the job done exceptionally well." - CEO, Online Media Firm

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Welby Consulting is a digital marketing agency based in Calgary, Canada. Founded in 2015, Welby Consulting's team of fewer than five employees provides PPC and SEO services.

    Clients
    ClearView Plumbing & Heating
    Sparks Consulting
    Kicker Video
    Pump Interactive
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Welby Consulting built ad campaigns for an industrial distributor, conducting keyword research and using Google AdWords & Analytics to target customers. At the same time, Welby Consulting implemented branded campaigns for the client's customers. Thanks to Welby Consulting's work, the client reported higher interest in its website, noting increased clickthrough rates and engagement metrics.

    "They [Welby Consulting] were well connected to experts in the industry and contacted them for better suggestions." – Digital Team Manager, Industrial Distributor 

  • 20
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Founded in 2012, Bowery Creative is a digital marketing company based in Vancouver, Canada. Their team of around 3 employees focuses on providing SEO, social media marketing, and marketing strategy.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bowery Creative provided SEO and PPC services for a public relations firm. The team audited the client's website and formulated a new marketing strategy. The client saw an increase in online inquiries. 

    "There has been a dramatic increase in online inquiries and we have signed on new business directly from ad copy." – VP, Public Relations Firm

  • 21
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Bridgewater Canada

    Direct Ad Factory is a marketing firm based in Bridgewater, Canada, and founded in 2019. With more than two experts, they provide advertising, direct marketing, and media planning and buying solutions for various clients.

    Clients
    Scotia Music
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Direct Ad Factory provided digital consulting, web, and logo design solutions for a musician. The musician relied on  Direct Ad Factory for all of their marketing efforts. The musician has since been able to gain more students.

    “In terms of managing the project, they’re really good.” - Musician

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada
    Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Tam-Tam\TBWA is an advertising company. Founded in 1986, the small team focuses on advertising, branding, content marketing, media planning & buying, and more.
    Industries
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    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    Agence Rinaldi is a branding agency headquartered in Montreal. Since 1994, their team of 27 has been specializing in advertising, branding, media planning & buying, and more. They mainly serve enterprise-level clients in the advertising & marketing, media, and manufacturing industries.

    Clients
    Subaru
    Bota Bota
    Club116
    BMW
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A wine business wanted to increase their presence on social media. The campaign was primarily on Facebook and was extremely successful. 

     

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada
    Rain43, a small advertising company, is in Toronto, Canada. They focus on advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, and more and were launched in 2010.
    Industries
  • 25
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Vancouver Canada
    Located in Vancouver, Canada, BroadbandTV (BBTV) is a media planning and buying company. The agency provides media planning & buying and content marketing and is midsize.The agency was launched in 2005.
    Industries
  • 26
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada
    Media planning and buying agency Media Kitchen was founded in 2001. Their midsize team is based in New York, New York; Toronto, Canada; Minneapolis, Minnesota and Montréal, Canada. Media Kitchen focuses on media planning & buying, advertising, pay per click, social media marketing, and more.
  • 27
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada
    Cohn and Wolfe Calgary is a media planning & buying agency and public relations agency. Their midsize team is based in Toronto, Canada and specializes in media planning & buying and public relations. The company was founded in 1989.
  • 28
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada
    True Media is a media planning and buying company in Columbia, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Minneapolis, Minnesota and Toronto, Canada. The firm offers media planning & buying and digital strategy and has a midsize team.The firm was established in 2005.
  • 29
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Langley City Canada
    DSA Media, a media planning and buying agency, is based in Langley City, Canada. The agency focuses on media planning & buying, market research, and digital strategy and has a small team.The agency was founded in 1997.
  • 30
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Montreal Canada
    District m is a midsize advertising company based in Montreal, Canada; Toronto, Canada and New York, New York. The team specializes in advertising, digital strategy, media planning & buying, and pay per click.
    Industries
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