Ad Age Small Agency Award Winners 2019

Ad Age Small Agency Award Winners 2019

Ad Age’s 10th Annual Small Agency Awards in New Orleans recognized outstanding independent shops with 150 or fewer employees. The winners of this year’s competition across multiple categories have proven adaptable in a constantly changing agency environment. 

These agencies are small shops producing big results. The winners have proven strong revenue growth, pride themselves on maintaining a positive work culture, and are constantly innovating in order to produce new business.

We wanted to take a moment to congratulate these leaders in the space. The complete list of Advertising Age’s Small Agency Award winners for 2019 can be found below, along with links to the campaigns for the winners.

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Small Agency of the Year

Gold: JohnXHannes, New York City, NY. 

Silver: DCX Growth Accelerator, Brooklyn, NY.

Company Size 

1-10 Employees; Small Agency of the Year 

Gold: Opinionated, Portland, OR. 

Silver: Interesting Development (formerly Office of Baby), New York. 

11-75 Employees; Small Agency of the Year 

Gold: TDA, Boulder, CO.

Silver: Noble People and Badger & Winters 

76-150 Employees; Small Agency of the Year 

Gold: Via, Portland, Maine. 

Silver: The Escape Pod, Chicago, IL. 


Northeast Small Agency of the Year 

Gold: B-Reel, Brooklyn, NY.

Silver: Swellshark

Northwest Small Agency of the Year: 

Gold: Borders Perrin Norrander, Portland, OR. 

Silver: Copacino & Fujikado, Seattle, WA.  

Midwest Small Agency of the Year: 

Gold: Highdive, Chicago, IL. 

Silver: Mono, Minneapolis, MN. 

West Small Agency of the Year: 

Gold: Erich & Kallman, San Francisco, CA. 

Silver: Siltanen & Partners, Southern California. 

Southwest Agency of the Year: 

Gold: Preacher, Austin, TX. 

Silver: Bandolier Media, Austin, TX. 

Southeast Agency of the Year: 

Gold: Creative Energy Group, Johnson City, TN. 

Silver: Peter Mayer Advertising, New Orleans, LA. 

International Agency of the Year: 

Gold: We Are Pi, Amsterdam 


Experiential Agency of the Year: 

Gold: Imprint Projects 

Silver: IW, Los Angeles, CA. 


Best Agency Culture: 

Gold: Imprint Projects 

Silver: Orci, Santa Monica, CA. 


Campaign of the Year- B2B: 

Gold: Association of Graphic Designers, “Speak the Truth”

Silver: Admirable Devil, “The Operation: A Data Lifecycle Story”

Campaign of the Year- Digital 

Gold: We Believers, “Burger King Traffic Jam” 

Silver: No Fixed Address, “The Public Toast” 

Campaign of the Year- Integrated 

Gold: JohnXHannes, “Corazon” 

Silver: Walrus, “Feats of Middle Age”

Campaign of the Year- Pro Bono 

Gold: Bensimon Byrne, “The Healing House” 

Silver: DCX Growth Accelerator, “March for our Lives, Bulletproof Schools”

Campaign of the Year- Experiential 

Gold: DCX Growth Accelerator, “Palessi”

Silver: Zulu Alpha Kilo, “The Away Game” 


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