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Top 50 Media Buying Agencies in Toronto

May 2022

Looking for a top media buying agency in Toronto?

Your company can earn considerable benefits from partnering with a media buying company to improve your marketing and advertising efforts.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top media buying companies in Toronto. 

List of the Best Toronto Media Buying Companies

  • 1
    • $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.

    Clients

    • Centennial College
    • Sunstar GUM
    • The Home Depot
    • Panasonic

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Hotspex Media is developing a digital and out-of-home marketing campaign for a PR company’s client. They work within a small budget to manage ad spending on social media and post physical ads across provinces. 

    “I would 100% work with Hotspex Media on other projects going forward.”

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  • 2
    • 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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  • 3
    • $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

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  • 4
    • $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
    • Wyndham Hotel Group
    • Beaverbrook Group of Companies
    • Days Inn Canada

    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

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  • 5
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Toronto, 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

    • Aima
    • Algorithme Pharma
    • Alimentation Couche-Tard
    • Air France

    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

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  • 6
    • $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

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Toronto, 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

    • FCL COOP
    • Dominion Lending Centres
    • Papa Johns Pizza
    • Tommy Guns Barbers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    LoKnow provides Facebook, Google, and Instagram Ad campaign management services for a creative agency’s third-party clients. Their work includes strategy, ideation, and analytics reporting.

    “I enjoy their authenticity and upfront attitude when it comes to marketing management.”

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • 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."

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  • 9
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    FUSE Create, a midsize advertising company, is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. They specialize in advertising, event marketing & planning, content marketing, marketing strategy, and more and were launched in 2003.

    Industries

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  • 10
    • $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.

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  • 11
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Markham, Canada

    Founded in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value], Active International Canada is a small media planning & buying agency. Their services include media planning & buying, social media marketing, conversion optimization, pay per click, and more. The firm is based in Markham, Canada.

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  • 12
    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Toronto, 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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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    42/Agency, an advertising company, is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The small agency was established in 2018. Their team offers advertising, conversion optimization, CRM consulting and SI, digital strategy, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    42/Agency provides SEM services for an enterprise data platform. The team helps design programs using Google Ads and LinkedIn. Currently, they’re implementing a marketing automation platform.

    “I’m quite happy with them, and they’ve embraced every challenge we’ve given them.”

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  • 14
    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Launched in 2001, M&K Media is a media planning and buying company. Their small team is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and specializes in media planning & buying and digital strategy.

    Industries

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  • 15
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Healthwise, a media planning and buying agency, was launched in 1992. The firm provides media planning & buying, pay per click, and search engine optimization and has a small team.

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  • 16
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    AVcommunications Inc. Is a media planning and buying agency. Launched in 2003, the small company is located in Toronto, Canada. Their services include media planning & buying, market research, and advertising.

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  • 17
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Wave Digital Media is a small Toronto, Canada-based media planning and buying agency. Established in 2013, the team offers media planning & buying, digital strategy, social media marketing, and mobile & app marketing.

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  • 18

    Worked with Bookmark Content and Communications?

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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Founded in 1986, Bookmark Content and Communications is a midsize content marketing company headquartered in Holborn, United Kingdom; Toronto, Canada; New York, New York and Los Angeles, California. Their services include content marketing, CRM consulting and SI, media planning & buying, public relations, and more.

    Industries

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  • 19
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    AdHub, an advertising company, was founded in 2011. Their small team is in Toronto, Canada. The firm focuses on advertising and media planning & buying.

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  • 20
    • $10,000+
    • 1,000 - 9,999 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    TMP Worldwide is a large New York, New York-based software development company. Established in 2006, the team focuses on custom software development, content marketing, market research, web development, and more.

    Industries

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  • 21
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Proof Experiences is a midsize marketing strategy company. Launched in 1999, the agency is located in Toronto, Canada and Vancouver, Canada. Their team focuses on marketing strategy, media planning & buying, social media marketing, IT staff augmentation, and more.

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  • 22
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Media planning and buying agency DigitalLAB of UWe is located in Toronto, Canada. The small agency was founded in 2015. Their services include media planning & buying, social media marketing, digital strategy, market research, and more.

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  • 23
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Advertising company CO-OP Advertising was launched in 2012. Their small team is in Toronto, Canada. Their services include advertising, branding, marketing strategy, media planning & buying, and more.

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  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Junction59 is an advertising company. Launched in 1959, the agency is located in Toronto, Canada. The small team focuses on advertising, digital strategy, media planning & buying, direct marketing, and more.

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  • 25
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Advertising company BT/A Advertising was established in 2013. The company provides advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, and more and has a small team.

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  • 26
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Monsoon Communications Inc is a Toronto, Canada-based advertising company. Founded in 2010, the small team provides advertising, marketing strategy, media planning & buying, and public relations.

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  • 27
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Clear Media Group Inc., an advertising company, was launched in 2018. Their small team is located in Toronto, Canada. Their services include advertising, media planning & buying, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more.

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Richmond Hill, Canada

    ABC Marketing Solutions is a small media planning & buying agency. The Richmond Hill, Canada-based agency was established in 2019. Their team specializes in media planning & buying, social media marketing, email marketing, graphic design, and more.

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  • 29
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    The BrainStorm Group , an advertising company, was founded in 1992. The firm provides advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, and more and has a small team. The firm is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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  • 30

    Worked with Maple Diversity Communications Inc?

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Mississauga, Canada

    Advertising company Maple Diversity Communications Inc is based in Mississauga, Canada. The small agency was established in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. Their services include advertising, marketing strategy, digital strategy, social media marketing, and more.

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