This list of advertising agencies in Nepal is designed to help you reach the Nepalese market. Nepal is a country in Asia with a population of approximately 27 million. Kathmandu is the capital with a population of about 1 million. According to Wiki, “Nepal is a developing country with a low income economy, ranking 145th of 187 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI) in 2014. It continues to struggle with high levels of hunger and poverty. Despite these challenges, the country has been making steady progress, with the government making a commitment to graduate the nation from least developed country status by 2022.”
As Nepal progresses and moves from least developed country status there will be new opportunities for business and brands. This list of advertising agencies in Nepal will help you better understand the options available and the local environment. These advertising agencies in Nepal are currently the best agencies based on awards won and content produced. There are not many advertising agencies in Nepal, so, the quality of these agencies might be lower than other international agencies.
Top 15 list of Advertising Agencies in Nepal
They are an independent agency with big ideas and even bigger results. They have been creating innovative and distinctive advertising campaigns for a broad range of corporate and development sector clients since 2003.
Their clients have always benefited from their communication strategies devised from more than a decade experiences of working in both urban and rural Nepal combing creativity with full array of business strategies. As a result, they been long recognized, as one of the most progressive and trusted agencies in Nepal.
JWT – Nepal
Thompson Nepal, a part of JWT Worldwide, is Nepal’s leading and first international communications and public relations consulting firm. Formed in 1998, Thompson Nepal today handles a significant portfolio of clients including some of the leading private sector domestic companies and multinationals. Housed in Kathmandu the vibrant and mystical capital of Nepal, Thompson Nepal offers brand communication solutions to clients such as Unilever, Pepsi, Nokia, NCELL (TeliaSonera), Surya Nepal Private Limited (Nepal’s largest domestic corporation) etc.
Media Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a digital media company that owns and operates a portfolio of digital place-based and mobile networks that reach consumers on the move. Advertisers partner with them to engage and activate this valuable and hard-to-reach audience.
As a leader in Digital Advertising in Nepal, MSS empowers advertisers with the ability to reach consumers through digital signage networks. Media Space Solutions is primarily focused on establishing and operating media spaces across economically viable advertising locations with the right utility value.
Sajha Media Space, MSS Micro Media and MSS ePoPM are digital signage networks of 93 digital screens on public transport vehicles and shopping malls that extend the communication power of advertisements and entertainment in the form of audio visual content beyond television sets at home and deliver them to citizens of Kathmandu valley while they are travelling or shopping. The purpose of establishing Media Space Solutions was to create various differentiated media spaces to cater all the advertising needs of their clients in Nepal.
Established in 1991, Prisma has been in the forefront of professional communication management in Nepal. With a coveted list of blue chip clients, most of who are multi-national corporations, Prisma has effectively provided communication solutions as marketing support to a plethora of brands and services. Prisma also has its share in providing communication support to a good number of social marketing product campaigns either directly or in association with strategic partners.
Prisma is an associate agency of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide with access and involvement on projects of O&M client group. More importantly the association exposes the agency to extrinsic information, understanding and experience through the vast resources of O&M corridor in any region.
At ads! they believe in achieving what matters to you the most. Growing audiences, engaging with customers and generating demand. For over 3 years they’ve been building long term partnerships with their clients, forming the foundations of successful marketing.
Ads Market Pvt Ltd is a client service based advertising, design and Marketing Company providing proactive, creative and strategic solutions for your business. They deliver end-to-end digital marketing solutions based on the goals that matter to you the most. By working in partnership they can help you accelerate growth online and increase your digital marketing returns. They are a full service digital agency.
Business Advantage Private Limited is an advertising and brand communications firm established in 1998. They are based in Kathmandu, Nepal and have worked with over 150 national and multinational clients. From FMCG to Banks to Electronics to Telecoms, Business Advantage has the breadth of experience and the depth of talent that makes an agency of substantial repute in Nepal. Their specialties include: Mainstream advertising (Complete Print, Radio, TV and Online creation), Brand Development, Corporate Identity Creation, and Brand Consultancy.
Nepal’s leading Marketing and advertising company with a diversified clientele base who are all leaders in their own segments. Consulting and Event management is also an integral part of the company. PR activities are also done for a few high profiled clients. Their specialties include: marketing, advertising, events, PR, consultancy, printing, TV buying, media, and daily newspapers.
Oyster is a creato-communication agency that brings on the most varied creative solutions that sets it apart from being just an advertising agency. The story of Oyster reads a lot like the little engine that could, and has. Starting off as on off-shoot creative wing with the MaxMedia group, the biggest media releasing company of Nepal, more work just kept pouring in and the parent company duly decided it was time to let its creative side get a room.
With a team of top notch graphics designers, creative & art directors, copywriters, strategic planners and audio visual experts, Oyster slowly grew into its own entity that created for itself an identity in the media release fraternity.
Their goal is to provide creative, competent, and professional Marketing Communication platform to service the need of the Nepalese market and to contribute in the evolution of Advertising industry in Nepal in order to establish an alternative mainstream career forum for young and innovative people.
Pulse Digit is a full-service digital marketing agency providing digital strategy, e-commerce and online performance marketing. They are a passionate Digital marketing agency based in Nepal offering their services all around the globe.
Either your objective is to increase traffic, online reputation or sales or if it’s about brand awareness, leads and conversions, they’re digitally sound enough to take care of your business. At Pulse Digit, they keep things simple – their basic focus is to deliver you the outstanding online marketing solutions and to help you reach your digital marketing goals.
Your success is their success, and this is why their digital marketing professionals are always motivated to understand your business and explore innovative ways to maximize your return on investments (ROI). Be it Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Content Marketing or whatever your needs be – they have that expertise to digitally make your business stand out online.
At V-chitra being different is at the core of our creativity. They believe in big ideas that are unique, original and give you the cutting edge in today’s dynamic, competitive markets. V-chitra is a creative shop that provides marketing and advertising service on consultancy basis. It offers a wide range of multimedia activities which includes planning and executing advertising campaigns across different mediums such as television, press, outdoor and events.
Ideating, Strategizing, Marketing, Promoting, Communicating – that’s what they do. They deliver ideas that work, ensuring that for their clients it’s business as usual. Working from the ground up, they protect their clients and give their competition a hard time. Like the Phoenix, they have risen out of two of the most talked about agencies in Nepal, REDmax (a.k.a Red Couch Interactive) and maxPro Advertising Agency. They are a team and they call themselves max l’agence…
Founded in 1996, Ad Media is a full-service interactive advertising agency. They believe there is no market too big, nor a project too small, be it a single design project or an entire advertising and marketing campaign, Ad Media approaches projects with the right mix of creativity and market analysis. They constantly monitor their progress to learn from the results, this analysis helps them to find the right campaign for your market.
They pride themselves on being associated with the best brands and having exceeded their expectations since 1996. They understand that their growth as an organization is directly related to the success of their clients. With this, and their philosophy of “putting our clients first, exceeding their expectations and building long lasting relationships”, they humbly take pride in enjoying an enviable reputation among their peers.
As a result focused agency, they take pride in the relationships they’ve built with their clients, and the success they’ve had and will continue to produce and celebrate together. It’s a trend now, but they were the first ones to do it!
Himali Advertising is a full service advertising agency in Nepal. For over 10 years they have helped clients succeed with their direct response advertising. Himali Advertising worked in the field of Market Mix. They are established with the motto of providing media services to effective implementations of parallel and allied services.
Their work has appeared in major magazines and newspapers including Kantipur, Nagarik, Annapurna Post, Gorkhapatra, Nepal Samachar Patra, Rajdhani, Nayaptrika, The Kathmandu Post, The Himalayan Times, The Republica, The Rising Nepal, Karobar, Abhiyan, aarthik Dainik, Himal Magazine, Nepal Magazine and many more daily’s, Weekly, and Magazine.
Aastha Advertising Agency
They are a full service marketing communication agency, strategically located in new baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal. They are big believers of change, and change for good. On every project, they try to think differently so that their valued clients can drastically get better responses.
They understand that their success directly lies on the success of their clients. Hence, every activity is carefully planned and executed to exceed the desired results of the client. And they have been satisfying their valued clients since their establishment and they are learning and growing every day.
Final Thoughts on advertising agencies in Nepal
This is just a small list of advertising agencies in Nepal and I’m sure there are more. I would love to hear about any advertising agencies in Nepal that you have worked with and what experiences you had working with them. Please leave a comment and let me know.
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Note: I have not hired any of these advertising agencies in Nepal and I do not have firsthand experience with their work.