Thailand is a beautiful country with great beaches and friendly people. I had the opportunity to visit Thailand in 2012 and I would love to go back to visit or possibly live there. Personal notes aside, Thailand has become a global powerhouse in the advertising and marketing industry in the past few years and I thought it would be a good time to introduce some of the advertising agencies in Thailand. Below is a list of some of the more famous advertising agencies in Thailand, but I have also mixed in some of the local or smaller agencies. This is designed to give you a starting point for finding adverting agencies in Thailand.
Top 20 Advertising Agencies in Thailand:
Neat Interactive is a digital marketing agency based in Bangkok and Shanghai assisting clients in taking a comprehensive approach to managing their online presence. They work closely with each client in planning an online strategy using various digital marketing channels and techniques to reach, engage and convert customers.
J. Walter Thompson (JWT)
Welcome to the land of smiles and the office of miracles. They are an award winning, top 3 agency, in the heart of Bangkok. They have 200+ people working under one roof in digital, public relations, design, activation and advertising. They develop ideas for their client’s brands in categories such as beer, vodka, lingerie, mobile phones, cars, food, airline, candy, hair and body. They think great creative work is the best antidote to boredom.
Established in 2007 with an independent soul, Brilliant&Million today is being regarded as one of the top graphic design & digital agencies in Thailand. Focusing on all aspects of creative design with a solid background in digital marketing communications, B&M is a reliable partner for brands looking to boost their online presence.
Their team is highly skilled in tailoring creative content experiences that connect brands with consumers seamlessly across platforms, delivering value and measurable results. They develop apps and websites which ensure the best user experience for your target audience, without sacrificing appeal and functionality while perfectly integrating the brands’ digital ecosystem.
Since its establishment in 1970, Lowe Thailand has been one of the country’s leading communications agencies. The agency has an outstanding record of building power brands and handles many of Thailand’s iconic market leader brands including THAI Airways International, Mercedes Benz, Big C, Carefree, and Unilever. Creative standards are highly regarded with the Agency winning an unprecedented 5 Lions at Cannes in 2008. The agency ranked in the Gunn Report’s Top 50 Agencies Worldwide and recently ranked No 8 at the 2009 Asia Pacific ADFEST.
With a staff of 210, Lowe Thailand provides comprehensive communications solutions through its diversified business units covering Advertising, Digital, Events/Activation, PR and Brand Consulting. Lowe Thailand is unique as it doubles up as the regional center for some of the Unilever Asia brands from Skin care, Oral care, Household care, and Foods categories.
Omni Marketing Global or OMG Asia established its operations in 1993, and has a team of more than 18,000 people. OMG Asia has built an extensive retail network with the top retailers throughout the region; namely Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and New Zealand. OMG Asia offers its clients a comprehensive suite of products and services to meet their in-store marketing needs.
A city where craft meets technology and commerce meets tradition, Bangkok is the political, social, and economic center of Indochina. From their office in Siam City, they help clients grow regionally and globally and prepare their brands to compete in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Their clients include Siam Piwat, Magnolias, Iconsiam, True Telecommunications, Thai Airways, PTT, and Kasikornbank.
They are a multi-national, multilingual team using Digital and Social Media to help their clients achieve their goals.Traditional social media firms are guru centric. They are built around one person who is ‘an expert’ in social media tools and this person writes articles or teaches companies and others how to be successful in navigating the online world.
Bamboo Labs is more. They are a team of management consultants, technology experts, social media geeks, and customer service driven professionals. Therefore, they can bring total marketing solutions including strategic planning based on the competitive landscape and market dynamics. They develop and nurture presence in selected social media spaces, and they are in constant contact to ensure customer satisfaction.
Creativity has the power to transform human behavior. This is the core belief of what they call HumanKind. It’s not about advertising or brand propositions or selling products. It’s about people and purpose. It’s an approach to marketing that serves true human needs, not the other way around.
That’s why everything they do for brands is designed with a human purpose in mind. A brand without purpose is one that will never be understood or embraced by people. A brand with purpose can be a true agent of change and transform the way people think, feel or act. A brand with a true HumanKind purpose can change the world. Their dream is to be the best creator of ideas that truly move people – bar none.
Phoinikas is a new type of integrated service for marketing communications. They are designed to cover all of the client marketing needs as well as services in other areas, from Data Analysis – Insight and Strategic Planing development up to creative and Content Production.
Y&R Thailand has been energizing business since 1985. A vital part of Y&R’s global network, they operate with their affiliates as a single, dynamic agency without borders. Together they consistently deliver the best resources, talent and results to every client, in every corner of this dynamic market. At Y&R, they believe in ideas that fire the heart; ideas that power sales. For over two decades they’ve generated that passion with integrated marketing services that span the evolving media landscape.
Their award-winning creative staff and management teams have intimate knowledge of the Thai marketplace and develop performance-driven communications for companies involved in telecommunications, satellite television, real estate, insurance, banking, consumer products, automotive, etc.
Blue-chip brands choose PRISM for our acknowledged Sports Marketing, Public Relations and Event Management expertise, our Global Content Network, and our attitude of speed and excellence. Our work keeps audiences on the edge of their seats.
They are brand-minded storytellers and business-minded strategists who connect “always-on” customers with brands anywhere in the world. The difference in what they offer is that they approach the facts with imagination and test their creativity against business fact. This takes the guesswork out of the creative process. Their clients recognize the value of this approach in growing their brands and building successful businesses.
Apppi Co., Ltd. is full-serviced digital solution agency based in Bangkok, Thailand with talented and professional team on digital marketing areas. They provide their clients with the best practice solution, focused approach and professional service to help brands and businesses maximize their goals.
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. Through its specialty units, the company provides a comprehensive range of marketing services including: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion, relationship marketing. Ogilvy & Mather services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 450 offices in 120 countries. It is a part of the WPP Group.
DSA Global is a SEO & Digital Marketing Agency with offices in Jomtien & Bangkok, which has grown its holding portfolios by acquiring Pattaya Design Studios, Bangkok Design Studios, and Siam Communications.
Born from passion and built around a foundation of entrepreneurial spirit, they have a relentless urge to move all of their clients brands forward into the digital world. They are a group of visionaries with a digitally savvy team of strategists and technophiles who work with their clients to reach their marketing goals. They care for your business and are hell bent on ensuring that it is a success!
They are a full service marketing company that focuses on data-driven authentic social experiences. A pioneer in this field, they are a small, highly focused team that has built a reputation on work that cuts through the clutter and produces results. People repeatedly ask them, “What is the difference between a big agency and working with us”. Their answer is simple: “We’re faster, we’re experienced and we’re more invested.” Their culture is passion and precision. Passion drives everything. Precision ensures outcomes. Ingrained with a collaborative DNA, the JWA approach is a holistic one that will give your brand an unfair advantage over the competition.
Bangkok Elite Marketing is an innovative marketing agency delivering creative results-driven marketing solutions to Asian and International clients in the APEC region. Their team of dedicated creatives are experts in communicating brands, products and services using advanced marketing techniques that engage target audiences and gain the edge required to stand out from the competition.
Their Vision: Through innovative marketing and communication processes they strive to achieve excellence enabling their company to become highly recognized for its hard-working and dedicated attitude eventually leading BEM to become an award-winning marketing agency.
A vibrant agency in a vibrant market, blending the best of their network’s global experience with a depth of local knowledge and consumer insight. Their Bangkok team understands clients’ business challenges in this unified world, and their clients are assured that working with them is not only effective, but also enjoyable.
Their experience in Thailand includes major engagements for clients including Thai Life Insurance, PTT MCC, Stock Exchange of Thailand, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Pimalai Resort and Spa, PROUD Real Estate, Bangkok Hospital, Kirimaya Resort & Spa, CP Food, Monde Nissin.
MCFIVA is the leading Digital Agency provides data driven media solutions across all interactive channels. Their mission is to deliver customized interactive marketing solutions, tailored to each client’s business and communication goals. MCFIVA focuses on helping companies in different verticals, market better digitally, especially through the Internet. Reference clients are the leading brands in various industries, including Toyota, VISA, Tesco Lotus, Mead Johnson, ThaiBev, Airfrance/KLM, Unilever, to name a few.
Monday is not just another day of the week. Monday is an award winning advertising agency in Bangkok. One of the most well-known advertising agencies in Thailand, Monday has worked with some of the biggest names from beauty and beverages to education and finance, if you need help breaking into Thailand’s numerous markets than Monday should be your first stop to start your new week.
Conclusion – Advertising Agencies in Thailand
This is just a small list of advertising agencies in Thailand and I’m sure there are many, many more. I would love to hear about any advertising agencies in Thailand that you have worked with and what experiences you had working with them. Please leave a comment and let me know.
If this list was not what you were looking for than maybe you should check out the top advertising agencies around Asia, List of Social Media Marketing Companies in China, Top 13 Advertising Agencies in Shanghai, or Top 10 list of Advertising Agencies in Beijing.
Note: I have not hired any of these agencies and I do not have firsthand experience with their work.