In my previous article titled “Top 19 list of Advertising Agencies in Indonesia,” I introduced 19 adverting agencies and missed a few top agencies according to comments by readers. So, in this article, I have added those agencies I missed the first time and added a few new ones to this list.
The top 24 List of Advertising Agencies in Jakarta is designed to give you a starting point for finding an agency in Jakarta. There are many advertising agencies in Jakarta and I am sure I have missed a few good ones. So, like the last article, be sure to add a comment and let me know which advertising agencies in Jakarta should be on the list.
Most of the descriptions are taking from LinkedIn profiles or from the agency’s website.
Top 24 List of Advertising Agencies in Jakarta
Milestone is an integrated marketing solutions agency based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Their targeted, high performance campaigns have helped their clients, in a variety of industries, to compete more effectively. They are both full-service and service-oriented, working closely with you to understand your business and current marketing challenges and to develop and implement specific strategies and systematic plans to ensure the profit.
They offer the full range of integrated communication services that you would expect, ranging from branding, strategic planning, advertising, TV Commercials, graphic design, integrated campaign, digital, corporate communications, social media, media planning and buying, mobile, SEO, web design and much more. They are a local favorite and are highly praised by their clients for quality work.
Saatchi & Saatchi Asia-Pacific
Saatchi & Saatchi Asia-Pacific is a regional network of agencies in 15 countries, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. They create loyalty beyond reason by transforming brands into Lovemarks—moving your brand from being “known for something” to being “known for things that people care about.”
Take a brand away and people will find a replacement. Take a Lovemark away and people will protest its absence. Lovemarks reach people’s hearts as well as their minds, creating an intimate, emotional connection that they just can’t live without. Ever.
PT Fortune Indonesia Tbk is a group of integrated communications development companies founded on May 5, 1970 under the name PT Fortune Indonesia Advertising Company. The birth of FORU pioneered the presence of a modern advertising agency in Indonesia, which plays an important role in national development.
The existence of FORU for more than 44 years in the Indonesian community has provided a competitive edge in its business activities. The range of services now includes advertising, public relations, brand activation, digital solutions, media planning and investment, exhibition, sports marketing, brand consulting as well as marketing insight.
Lowe Indonesia has been the largest agency here in Indonesia for the past 32 years and currently employs 300 passionate talents providing integrated communication service to their clients. They believe size does matter as they need a diverse pool of talents to work with varying clients and marketing challenges.
They have the privilege to work on some of the most iconic brands and along the way, have earned accolades for their creativity and effectiveness. Lowe Indonesia has been recognized as the country’s Leading FMCG Expert that excels in Social Re-Engineering through their provision of High Value Ideas and Effective Engagement strategies.
The Indonesian Ad Agency. Matari Advertising was founded by the late Ken Sudarto in 1971. As one of the founding members of PPPI, the Indonesian chapter of the international advertising industry. Today, he is remembered as one icon in the Indonesian Advertising Industry. They provide integrated marketing solutions for brands looking to enter the Indonesian market.
As a global leader in brand consulting and design, Landor helps clients create agile brands that thrive in today’s dynamic, disruptive marketplace. Its work enables top brands—from Barclays to BMW and Tide to Taj—to stand for something while never standing still.
Landor’s branding services include strategy and positioning, identity and design, brand architecture, innovation, naming and verbal branding, research and analytics, environments and experience, engagement and activation, and digital and social media.
What has always defined Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide is its ability to build brands. The difference is that building brands today requires a keen understanding of how new communications technology, new channels, and vibrant creativity combine. This is a world where the consumer is now in control, and consumer insight is paramount, and so the quality and diversity of their people are vital. A contemporary outlook and true cultural attunement are much more important in a world where there is a new mandate for their business.
IMS Group is a leading In-Store Marketing Services company that has a proven track record with leading international retail chains such as Carrefour and Tesco and provides best in class results for in-store media and demonstration services. IMS now has offices in 6 countries and is active in more than 7,000 retail stores. In-store media is still an important part of advertising in developing markets and IMS can reach a massive audience in Indonesia.
The Campaign Palace Jakarta is the first Palace office to be opened in Asia. With a worldwide reputation for creating visually stunning and impactful campaigns, the Jakarta Palace prides itself as the challenger agency for challenger brands that believe in uncompromising creative ideas. Clients include: Intel and Mini. Part of the Y&R network.
Bubu.com was established in 1996. It was one of the first of any internet-related companies in Indonesia. At the beginning, it was a Web Design company and was the leader right away. After developing websites for more than 300 clients, Bubu.com evolves into a Full Service Digital Agency today, and manages to maintain its leadership. During its years, it also presents the Bubu Awards, the most prestigious web design and digital competition awards in Indonesia.
Grey Group ranks among the largest global communications companies. Under the banner of “Grey Famously Effective Since 1917”, the agency serves a blue-chip client roster of many of the world’s best known companies: Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Pfizer, Canon, 3M and Boehringer Ingelheim. In Asia, Grey Group covers 28 cities in 16 countries and works with some of the biggest brands in the region: Hong Kong Tourism Board, HSBC, Volvo, Lenovo, Mengniu, Proya and Qatar Airways.
Bounche is a creative digital agency based in Jakarta. Their motivation is to deliver WOW into your digital campaign and brand. They offer a unique online experience to engage the audience with creative approach combined with sophisticated technology and social media service.
With a solid team of dedicated and talented people and huge networks from Singapore and Malaysia, they are assisting more than 20 brands and companies in Indonesia, with a view such as: Samsung, AXIS, DJARUM, Rohto and Pfizer.
They started our operations in 1993 and they continue to be the brand custodian for blue-chip local and multinational clients. They offer through-the-line communication solutions including digital and activation. Given the size and importance of the Indonesian market, and their agency’s local expertise and experience, they are being recognized as the South East Asian (SEA) hub for their major network clients.
Pantarei is an Indonesian brand agency that offers a holistic communication solution to brands. At Pantarei, they formulate communications strategy based on the ‘neutrality’ because not all brands require the same treatment, even though they are identical in nature. They aim to provide strategic communications that deliver a clear and unique selling proposition and high quality creative services for Indonesian brands to have meaningful conversations with their consumers, delivered consistently in the fastest time possible.
In the 21st Century, the global philosophy of Publicis is “lead the change”. It is the proprietary disciplinary tool for Publicis people that helps them be consistent in their language, tonality and style of their communication strategies for their brands.
It is the simple application of the Darwinian principle of “ It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptable to change.” This has never been more apt than today where everything is changing before our eyes. Trends, fashions, fads, are not changing gradually but over days.
People’s experiences with brands, positive and negative, are shared instantly through social media, the media owned by the people. Customers have become “fans”. Popularity is measured by “likes or “dislikes.” In this kind of scenario, it is critical that we play a key role in “Leading the Change” by always staying ahead and making our brands Leaders, not followers.
eXo is a digital media agency serving local and international brands ranging from SME (small and medium enterprises to multinational companies from various industries. They are an all-round agency with tremendous experience in digital activation, social media, search engine marketing, interactive game, and web & software development.
DDB Worldwide is one of the world’s largest and most influential advertising and marketing networks. At the prestigious 2014 Cannes International Festival of Creativity, DDB took home 87 Lions as well as Agency of the Year and Regional Network of the Year honors for adam&eve DDB and DDB EMEA, respectively.
In addition, DDB has been named Agency of the Year numerous times by the industry’s leading advertising publications and awards shows. The Gunn Report has listed DDB as one of the Top 3 Global Networks for 12 of the last 15 years. The agency’s clients include Volkswagen, McDonald’s, Unilever, Mars, Johnson & Johnson, and Exxon Mobil, among others.
Arwuda is a digital and social media agency, focuses on real-time brand communication activities in the interactive realm. As an agency they provide various services, from digital strategies and digital marketing to social media management and social media audit.
Arwuda currently serves public listed companies and international brands. They highlight creative digital ideas for clients, ranging from web development, mobile applications to video clips and digital animations.
Hogarth is a marketing implementation agency. They produce advertising and other marketing communications for their clients across all media and all languages. Their production expertise coupled with their powerful workflow and asset management technology delivers quality, control and savings for global brands.
Voila is one of Indonesia’s Activation Company. Headquartered in the world’s 2nd largest urban population known as Jabotabek, or Greater Jakarta, the company serves prominent brands when communicating to the city’s population of 26 million people and 250 million people across Indonesia. Voila offers brand activation, event management and communication services to corporate and/or brand. Clients include Indonesia’s most powerful banks including Bank Mandiri, Syngenta, Huawei, Sampoerna, Telkomsel, ANZ, Loreal Paris, Bank Ekonomi, and recently they were shortlisted at Unilever and Combiphar.
Havas Worldwide Jakarta
Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Founded in 1835 in Paris, the Group now employs 16,000 people in over 100 countries. Havas is committed to being the world’s best company at creating meaningful connections between people and brands through creativity, media and innovation.
Xion was born from ideals; the ideal to create, the ideal for impact and the ideal to progress. Being an agency born in the digital age, they have their dreams and ideas laid out in the digital space. As digital artists, they aim to keep on creating digital masterpieces and to leave digital footprints through their client’s projects. They believe that every client has their own unique needs, which needs to be translated into its own ideas and concepts. Here is where they come in to blow your mind.
Consistently ranked among the world’s top digital, CRM and mobile agencies, Wunderman delivers deeply connected brand experiences, consumer engagements, data and insights, and healthcare marketing solutions that build brands and businesses.
They blend creative, data and technology to connect customers to moments that truly matter, ranging from big iconic moments to deeply personal moments that recognize individuality. Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, the agency now has 175 offices in 60 countries. Best Buy, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Ford, Microsoft, Novartis, Pfizer, Telefónica, Shell, United Health Group and leading local brands are among their clients. Wunderman is part of WPP.
Indonesia Advertising is an advertising agency in Indonesia, located in the bustling city of Jakarta. They specialize in advertising and social media as well as business marketing to promote or launch a business in Indonesia from across the world. They provide their expertise in entering the Indonesia market; develop an advertise campaign, selecting the media support, market research and also targeting the right customer. Their services include media buying, online strategy, press release, and graphic media.
Top 24 List of Advertising Agencies in Jakarta
This is just a small list of advertising agencies in Jakarta. There are hundreds more and if you have worked with an agency you think should be on the list leave a comment below and I will be happy to check them out and possibly add them to the list. If you are looking for other great content about Asia check out some of the other articles on CM.
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Note: I have not hired any of these agencies and I do not have firsthand experience with their work.