Bestads Rankings 2012: Which are the Top Advertising Agencies in the Top 10 Countries?

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 8.17.59 AM.jpgThe USA, UK and Australia are once again the top three countries in the 2012 Bestads Rankings, as has been the case - albeit in different order in some years - since the rankings began in 2003.

The USA was a clear leader in 2012, with 266 points, followed by the UK on 192 points and Australia on 145 points.

Brazil was placed 4th with 117 points, followed by New Zealand in 5th spot (92 points), France in 6th spot (78 points), South Africa in 7th (74 points), Netherlands in 8th (44 points), with Argentina and Canada sharing 9th spot (39 points each).

Bestads_iPhone_1.jpg(Incidentally, this year the USA overtook the UK as the All-Time leading country over the last nine years, with 1745 points, 5 points ahead of the UK on 1740 points, Australia on 1298 points, New Zealand on 771 points and France on 581 points.)

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 8.35.48 AM.jpgTOP AGENCIES IN THE USA
1. Wieden & Kennedy Portland
2. DDB New York
3. Wieden & Kennedy New York
4. BBDO New York
5. Crispin Porter + Bogusky Boulder
5. DDB Chicago

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 8.38.08 AM.jpgTOP AGENCIES IN THE UK
1. BBH London
2. RKCR/Y&R London
3. adam&eveDDB
5. Newhaven, Edinburgh
5. Wieden + Kennedy London

DDB UK and adam&eve merged mid 2012

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1. Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
2. BMF Sydney
3. Whybin\TBWA Group Melbourne
4. The Campaign Palace Sydney
5. The Monkeys Sydney

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 9.12.05 AM.jpgTOP AGENCIES IN BRAZIL
1. Almap BBDO, Sao Paulo
2. Y&R Sao Paulo
3. F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi Sao Paulo
4. Filadelfia, Belo Horizonte
4. Ogilvy Sao Paulo

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 9.19.14 AM.jpgTOP AGENCIES IN NEW ZEALAND
1. DDB Group New Zealand
2. Colenso BBDO, Auckland
3. DraftFCB Auckland
4. Barnes Catmur & Friends, Auckland
5. Clemenger BBDO, Wellington

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 9.40.38 AM.jpgTOP AGENCIES IN FRANCE
1. TBWA\Paris
2. Publicis Conseil, Paris
3. BETC Paris
3. Fred & Faris, Paris
3. Ogilvy Paris

Screen shot 2012-12-31 at 10.12.46 AM.jpgTOP AGENCIES IN SOUTH AFRICA
1. Ogilvy Cape Town
2. Y&R South Africa
3. FoxP2 Cape Town
4. The Jupiter Drawing Room, Johannesburg
5. TBWA\Hunt\Lascarus, Johannesburg

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1. Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam
2. Tribal DDB Amsterdam
3. 180 Amsterdam
3. DDB Amsterdam
3. Iris Amsterdam

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1. Dare Vancouver
2. BCP Montreal
3. Agency59
3. BBDO Toronto
3. Cundari Toronto
3. john st.
3. LG2, Quebec
3. Rethink Canada
3. Taxi, Vancouver


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