The Best Out of Home Media Buying Agencies in The Bay Area

Looking for a top out of home media buying agency in San Francisco?

Media buying entails connecting your sales message with the right audience, which means OOH media buying companies ensure your billboard, bus, or kiosk advertisement is seen by the right people. Avoid wasting advertising dollars on out of home mediums that aren't a good fit for your customers.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top OOH media buying companies in San Francisco. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best San Francisco Out of Home Media Buying Agencies

  • 1

    Sköna

    Sköna is a San Francisco based B2B creative agency. They were founded in 2003 and have a team of 17 employees who specialize in advertising, branding, and media planning for clients of all sizes in the entertainment, healthcare, and IT industries. 

    Notable Project

    Sköna developed a marketing strategy for a food bank. They provided brand counseling, including developing and maintaining the client’s website, producing their annual reports, and running various advertising campaigns. The client reported that their traffic had been increasing by 60% each year since partnering with the team.

    “We've seen a huge jump in our web traffic after Sköna redesigned our website and helped us create an ad campaign that extended across all of our channels.” – Marketing Lead, Food Bank
     

    Former clients
    Hydro66
    Greenbriar
    Figure Eight
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Forbes Best 101 Billboard Award

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    Kiosk

    Headquartered in the Bay Area of CA with second and third offices in Liverpool, UK, and Ontario, Canada, Kiosk is a full-service marketing agency. Founded in 2004, they offer data and analytics and performance marketing services, as well as creative work such as design, branding, and video production.

    Notable Project

    Kiosk provided a full slate of services for a city government that wanted to increase its business and community outreach. They not only performed social media marketing and strategy but also designed and developed the client’s website.

    “Kiosk is community-oriented, making us feel as if we're their only client, even though they're an international group. It feels as if Kiosk is a part of our staff. The personal attention we've received is bar none.” – Communications Manager, City Government

    Former clients
    PayPal
    L’Oreal
    Sonic
    City National Bank
    University of Texas
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Novato, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    EXL Media

    EXL Media has experience in planning, negotiating, tracking, analyzing, and adjusting campaigns through media channels, including digital, broadcast, out-of-home, and print. Their team helps create campaigns by leveraging industry data and tools and providing timely performance measurements. They were founded in 1994 in Incline Village, Nev.

    Notable Project

    A branding design firm outsourced to EXL Media the media planning and buying services that its ongoing client needs. These services include strategic media planning and placement; development, implementation, and managment of media-related promotions; budget forecasting and allocation; and others. EXL Media continues to meet all expectations and present new ideas.

    "They have been a trusted partner to our agency and to the client and we trust them year after year with their talent and experience." - Owner, Branding Design Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Most Likely To

    Most Likely To is an advertising agency from San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and now has a team of 6 that works on advertising, branding, digital strategy, media planning & buying, content marketing, and video production for companies of varying sizes.

    Notable Project

    A law firm needed help filling open positions and Most Likely To worked on the brand and online image in order to attract the right candidates. After that project, Most Likely To now conducts out of home advertising campaigns as well as managing their social media presence.

    "They keep us well-informed of all the metrics involved—from click rates to the number of impressions our outdoor advertising has seen. We have been very pleased with their results." — HR Generalist, Law Firm

    Former clients
    City of San Francisco
    HBO
    airbnb
    Domino's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    JStokes Agency

    JStokes Agency is a creative marketing agency located in Walnut Creek, California. Founded in 1978 with about 50 employees, the agency works with clients across industries such as retail, real estate, business services, consumer products and services, legal, and financial services. They specialize in digital strategy, advertising, media planning and buying, and branding.

    Notable Project

    JStokes Agency oversaw advertising campaigns and rebranding strategies for a law firm. They designed a new website, met with focus groups of lawyers and ran a discovery program. As a result of the partnership, the firm won the advertising campaign of the year award from the Legal Marketing Association and users' time spent on its website has increased. 

    "JStokes Agency has really gotten to know the nuances of our organization and it's able to work very well within that structure." – Director of Business Development, Law Firm

    Former clients
    Bay Alarm
    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
    Subway
    Lennar Multifamily
    Benchmark Communities
    Bishop Ranch
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Walnut Creek, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Cutwater

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Notable Project

    Cutwater was hired by a healthcare services marketplace for product awareness. Cutwater created a brand platform and a corresponding manifesto which entailed a joint digital and traditional advertising campaign. Cutwater now manages all of the marketplace's TV, radio, digital, and social campaigns across 26 states.

    "Their work was transformational for us in terms of helping to communicate our core value proposition and strategic positioning for the brand...Several providers responded to us and really wanted to know more about what we were doing and how we could work with them. That was a huge success." – CMO, Healthcare Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Brawny
    Peets Coffee and Tea
    Jeep
    Levi's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 Bronze LIA Award

  • 7

    Demonstrate

    Based in San Francisco, Demonstrate PR is a marketing and communications agency largely geared toward consumer products like technology and food & beverage. With a team of ten employees, their impressive track record boasts both high-profile clients and highly successful strategies. Among their services include conventional PR, influencer marketing, social media campaigns, and live branding events. 

    Notable Project

    A small kitchen appliance company partnered with Demonstrate to manage their release of a new line of products. Demonstrate created a campaign that relied on signature events such as product launches, graphic materials in print and online, and finding brand ambassadors to partner with. The firm has repeatedly partnered with Demonstrate since their establishment and worked with members of the team previously.

    " We feel wonderfully taken care of and their attention to detail makes me confident about the results. I can just show up at an event knowing they’ve executed everything." - Senior Marketing Director, Kitchen Appliance Firm

    Former clients
    Exit Reality
    Swisse Wellness
    The Walt Disney Family Museum
    Sensio
    The Redford Center
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    iSEE Marketing & Communications

    iSEE Marketing & Communications is a marketing company based in London with offices in Sydney, San Francisco, and Bitola, Macedonia. The company, founded in 2010, has a team of more than ten that provides a wide range of services that include PPC, media planning & buying, PR, and market research. iSEE serves small and larger-sized companies in IT, e-commerce, and other industries. 

    Notable Project

    A cloud software company hired iSEE Marketing & Communications to provide dynamic content localization services for their clients' websites, customer service, and other similar media. iSEE automated and localized content in many languages, adjusted to fit the right customer persona at hand. They fit the content based on personal factors like gender, income levels, interests, and sources of traffic. iSEE met all expectations with their work.

    "They share their vision with clients before starting to implement and they know how to execute exactly as planned." - CEO, Cloud Software Company

    Former clients
    Ganapati
    Societe Generale
    ProCredit Bank
    AllSporter
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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