Advertising in India is getting tougher by the day. With an audience as diverse and gigantic as India, it’s difficult for brands to reach out to everyone. Whether FMCG, ecommerce, automobile, telecom, or any other industry, it’s crucial for every industry to advertise their products using the right techniques. Advertising agencies are coming up with brand new ideas and creative concepts to promote products while making an impact on the audience.

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Here’s a list of the top 22 advertising agencies in India that can help you establish your brand presence in the market:

1. Crayons Advertising Crayons Banners

Crayons Advertisinghas expertise in advertising brand management, branding, film and print production, events and activation, digital, media, and out of home services.

Contact: (0091 11) 621 2347, del@crayonad.com
Clients: LLADRO, SBI, Air India, Delhi Police, Indira IVF, J&K Tourism, Kajaria, among others.

2. Havas Worldwide India Havas

Havas was formerly known as Euro RSCG. They’re one of India’s top ten integrated marketing communications agencies. They provide services like advertising, marketing services and relationship management, and digital and interactive media.

Contact: (0091 22) 493 7188
Clients: HDFC Securities, Pacific Online, Rolta, Weekender, Torrent Pharma, DCold, Krack Cream, etc.

3. Fountainhead Digital Fountainhead

This online adhttp://fhdigital.co/vertising agency provides social media, performance marketing, technology, and motion graphics and video services. Founded in 2009 as Redigital, they merged with Fountainhead Entertainment in 2012 and later became a part of the Dentsu Aegis Network in 2015.

Contact: (0091 44) 852 6430, fhead@vsnl.com
Clients: Wipro, Aditya Birla Group, Globus, HCL, AccessWork, Paddy Fields, and many more.

4. Fortune Communications 

Located at Fort, this advertising company in Mumbai provides newspaper & magazine advertising, and indoor / outdoor advertising.

Contact: 0091 22) 262 0227/ 1251/ 2542
Clients: Southern Railways - Chennai, UTI Mutual Funds - Mumbai.

5. JWT India JWT

JWT India offers services for brand building, digital transformation, social, activation, internal communications, and sector expertise. They also provide trends and insights on cultural shifts to their clients.

Contact: 0091 22) 266 0190, mike.khanna@jwt.com
Clients: Apollo Hospital, DSP Merrill Lynch, Hero Honda, Satyam Infoway, Star news, Standard Chartered, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Defence, Pepsi Foods, 20th Century Fox, Van Heusen, Hero Motors, and Parle to name a few.

6. Hakuhodo Percept Hakuhodo percept

Hakuhodo Percept, one of the best advertising agencies, offers a unique 360-degree brand management system for their clients that result in creating power brands. Their key services include advertising, marketing, and media buying.

Contact: (0091 11) 628 8870, 628 2523,621 1130, hakuhododelhi@hakuhodopercept.com
Clients: Tresmode, FedEx Express, Syska, Reliance, Vivanta, Tokri.com, Tempur, Georgia Gullini, among others.

7. Jelitta Publicity jeltapublicity

Jelitta Publicity collaborates with brands to help them reach the top with their advertising process - research, strategy, the creative process, and media planning.

Contact: (0091 481) 564 075/806
Clients: Asianet, South Indian Bank, JOSCO jewellers, Apollo Gold, Zella Diamonds, Vijaya Bank, and Power Grid Corporation Of India to name a few.

8. Lowe Lintas Lowe Lintus

Lowe Lintas is credited as the agency that gave India its first television commercial. They offer services like brand communication strategy, concept creation, creating and managing brand campaigns, and multimedia production.

Contact: (0091 22) 202 1577
Clients: Axis Bank, Bajaj, Britannia, Hindustan Unilever, Havells, Idea, Johnson’s Baby, Maruti Suzuki, Micromax, Tata Tea etc.

9. Seagull Advertising seagull advertising

Seagull is a 360-degree advertising and brand consulting agency that has been around for 19 years.

Contact: 91 9810221920‬, adri@seagulladvertising.org
Clients: Playtor, Tokri, Mantra, Treasures of India, Clearskin, HSBC, Thermax, Divyayog, and many others.

10. Red Fuse Communications red fuse

This digital advertising agency is a full-service global agency capitalizing on the opportunities arising from the digitization of media.

Contact: 91 22 4239 8999, info@redfuse.com
Clients: Colgate, Palmolive, Hill’s Science Diet to name a few.

11. Aquarius Promotions

Aquarius Promotions believes in going to the core of a product to create innovative and market savvy brands. This creative advertising agency provides print, electronic, and outdoor advertising, creative branding, media planning & buying, events, web solutions and web banners.

Contact: 91 755 4222442 / 43 / 45, info@aquariusppl.com
Clients: IBD Universal, LIC of India, The Dainik Bhaskar Group, Ernst & Young India, Billabong High School, DNA, and Madhya Pradesh Tourism are a few of the big names they’ve worked with.

12. Urja Communications Urja Communications

Urja, a pioneering digital advertising agency, focuses on providing strategic digital communication within tight deadlines, and producing, deploying and optimising at scale. Their services include - digital and email marketing, UI/UX development, social media management and marketing, and content development.

Contact: 91 22 40715700, info@urja.com
Clients: NIIT, Axis Bank, Ford, Meru, ICICI, Shoppers Stop, Edelweiss, Standard Chartered Bank, and man more.

13. Grey India Grey India

Grey India is part of the Grey group that’s among the world’s top advertising agencies. They steer ‘Famously Effective’ work for some of India’s most prestigious clients.

Contact: 9122 40366363, vineet.singh@grey.com
Clients: Sensodyne, BNatural, Gillette, Dell, Crocin, Indian Air Force, Tic-Tac, Ferrero, Fortis Healthcare, Pantene, Cadbury Silk, and many more.

14. Carat Carat

Carat is the #1 Global Media Network, and the market leader in digital and diversified media solutions. This advertising company creates innovative media campaigns and offers services such as - communications strategy & planning, consumer insight, media buying, global media partnerships, branded content & product placement, content development, mobile media, SEM, social, sponsorship & experiential, data management, and direct marketing & CRM.

Contact: 91 22 3024 8100, kartik.iyer@carat.com
Client's: Chevrolet, Adidas, Pimm’s, Cadbury. Macy’s, Bisto, Kellogg’s, Arla Foods UK, General Motors to name a few.

15. Avail Advertising Avail advertising

Avail Advertising offers branding, designing, digital marketing, social media management, SEO and a lot more. They cover advertising in newspapers, magazines, outdoor, TVC, radio, and events.

Contact: 91 9890999839, info@availadvertising.org
Clients: Atlas Copco, Lavasa, TATA Technologies, Cytel, DSK Toyota, SBEM, SQTL, Cosmos Bank, and more.

16. Publicis Worldwide Publicius

Publicis Worldwide, one of the most famous advertising agencies, has possibly the longest list of services. Some of them are advertising, brand design, CRM, digital marketing & production, experiential & integrated marketing, mobile marketing, and promotional marketing.

Contact: (0091 22) 493 8828, 4925031, zen@publicisindia.com
Clients: Cartier, BNP Paribas, citi, Heineken, Loreal, Nestle, P&G, Renault, SIEMENS are a few brands they’ve worked with.

17. Purnima Advertising Purnima

This agency has been around since 1973 and had grown leaps and bounds since then. Purnima Advertising has worked with Nirma for the launch of several products like Nirma Detergent Cake, Nirma Super Cake, Nirma Beauty Soap, Nima Sandal Soap, etc. They also successfully handled film screenings of Nirma, Vicco, Ambuja Cement and many others.

Contact: 022 - 66603114 / 15, purnima@purnimaadvt.com
Clients: Nirma, Vicco, Tarika Sarees, Manikchand Pan Masala, Orpat, DS Group – Delhi (Rajnigandha Pan Masala, Catch Masala, Tulsi mix), Gujarat Tourism, Astral Pipe, Kitchen Express, Gits Foods, Capital Food (Chings Secret, Smith & Jones and Raji), Ambuja Cements, OCM, Sapna Carpet, Montex Writing materials, VLCC-Delhi, etc.

18. FCB-Ulka FCB Ulka

FCB Ulka is a leading advertising agency that works on the circle of brand life. They’re located in major cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kochi, and Kolkata.

Contact: (0091 22) 202 6884, 285 2184, 283 6068, centrepoint@fcbulka.com
Clients: Amul, Hero, Abbott, Candy Man, Cargill, Indian Oil, Nerolac, Sunfeast, Tata Salt, Tata Motors, Whirlpool, and Wipro, among others.

19. Ogilvy & Mather Ogilvy & Mathers

Ogilvy & Mather was founded in 1948. It has more than 450 offices in 169 cities. The first two fundamental components of his brand were quality and diversity of the people, and the quality and class of the operation. The third component was his belief in brands.

Contact: 022 4434 4074, pranav.pandit@ogilvy.com
Clients: Dove, Guinness, Hathaway, Rolls-Royce, Schweppes, Philips, Unilever, Morton salt, Qualcomm, Nascar, and IBM to name a few.

20. DDB Mudra Group DDB Mudra

The DDB Mudra is Group is India’s largest integrated marketing communications and services network. They comprise of three agency networks and six specialist agencies and eleven strategic business units which offer their expertise under four disciplines (Media, OOH, Retail and Experiential).

Contact: (0091 79) 656 5659, r.arora@mudra.com
Clients: Linen Club, Aditya Birla Group, Bharat Petroleum, Henkel, ACC Limited, Pepsi, Colgate, USHA, McDonalds, Reebok, Puma, Peter England, among many others.

21. Madison Advertising Pvt Ltd Madison

Madison India deals with only the bluest of the blue chip clientele. They’re a part of Madison World, a 28 year old diversified communication group.

Contact: (0091 22) 266 3997, 266 0425, 269 4167, raj@madisonbmb.com
Clients: Asian Paints, BJP, Blue Star, Café Coffee Day, Ceat, Godrej, ITC, Kellogg’s, Levis, Lodha, Marico, Max Life Insurance, McDonald’s, Pidilite, Piramal Healthcare, P&G, Raymond, Snap Deal,Times Television, TVS, etc.

22. Triverse Advertising Triverse

This Gurgaon-based agency was founded by Suresh Tiwari. Some of their services are brand architecture, brand design language, TV commercials, press advertising, and social media marketing.

Contact: 098997 70804
Clients: Punjabi By Nature, Vardhman, Godfather Lite, DeVANS, Alstone, Pari India, and many others.

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Top 22 Advertising Agencies In India

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