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Calgary’s digital media (DM) sector is experiencing rapid growth, with no signs of slowing down. In 2016, it was estimated that $489 million in GDP was generated by the DM sector in Calgary, supporting 5,500 full-time employees (Nordicity, 2018). The city’s headquarter culture means that your DM services are in demand. Calgary’s corporate landscape creates consistent demand for digital advertising services and commercial digital content creation. Our diverse industry leaders will be your partners as you unlock the potential of doing business in Calgary. Plus, the cost advantages and access to skilled talent mean you’ll see the ROI on your CRO campaign in no time.
Calgary is home to a number of world-class digital media companies.
Critical Mass is a digital experience design agency with a global presence. The access to Calgary’s world-class talent has allowed them to scale and serve their international client base, from one office headquartered in Calgary to 11 around the globe, with 1,000+ employees.
Born and based in Calgary since 2008. Evans Hunt is a full-service digital marketing agency that specializes in providing great customer experiences. They’ve been consistently featured on Calgary’s fastest-growing companies list by Canadian Business, and experienced 139 per cent growth from 2012-2017.
Communo provides a marketplace to tear down the walls that stand between good agencies and good people, by reinventing the way marketing and digital creative talent is sourced, evaluated and hired. Their platform hosts over 500 accessible agencies.
One of Canada’s largest independent full-service marketing agencies, led by leading entrepreneur and one of the stars of CBC’s Dragon’s Den, Arlene Dickinson.
In 2019, Plankk launched a new direct to consumer subscription service where fans can take fitness lessons from their favourite Instagram stars. This new app launched after years of creating fitness applications for health and wellness personalities.
Robots & Pencils is at the forefront of innovation – helping clients from Microsoft, GE, Nestle and Nike, use mobile, web and frontier technologies to transform their businesses.
Making everything before, during and after your event, better, by combining their passion for technology with a love of live events.
A national brand, Edelman offers a full range of integrated communications services to effectively position clients on the local, national and global stage.
Canada’s longest standing creative agency, McCann has an obligation and a commitment to knowing Canadians and what they expect from modern brands.
VOG provides businesses and entrepreneurs with innovative and custom software applications that will improve the way they do business and disrupt the status quo.
RedPoint is a publishing house and content-driven creative studio in Calgary. They’re behind Avenue magazine and also provide complete custom publishing and creative services for clients who want a deeper connection with their audiences.
Adfarm combines a passion for agriculture, expertise in communications and deep industry connections to bring clients closer to customers.
NUUN Digital is a strategy consultancy, digital agency and software developer solving the worlds most complex problems through unprecedented measures of ingenuity, design and technology.
In a 2017 Calgary Digital Media Strategy Survey, conducted by Nordicity, local firms reported an average annual revenue of $572,000, with 14 per cent reporting more than $5 million in revenues. The survey also found that all companies expected growth in the next year or two, more than 27 per cent of which expected significant growth of 40 per cent or more. In Calgary, you can grow your business in a mature market and succeed on an international scale.
"While there is plenty of innovation in Calgary, there is simply less hiring competition, and as a result, atVenu is able to build a talented team with much lower turnover than is normal in Silicon Valley."
Derek Ball, CEO and Co-Founder, atVenu