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AOY Silver and Design AOY Bronze: John St. bundles up

Facing an industry in flux, the agency refocused its attention on its approach to working with clients.

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AOY Gold and Design AOY Silver: Cossette VS. everyone

The agency’s third consecutive Gold win comes as it evolves to become a strategic business partner to clients.

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Design AOY Gold and AOY Bronze: Zulu Alpha Kilo’s big design ideas

The proud indie is staying true to its roots.

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2017 Agency of the Year winners

A look at the insights that drove success for this year’s top shops.

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AOY Gold: Cossette’s strategic approach

Multidisciplinary work teams, a multi-year innovation plan and combining strategy and creative have helped the agency stay on top.

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Design AOY Gold: Leo Burnett’s evolution by design

Utility takes the shop’s designs to the next level.

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DAOY Gold: FCB doubles down on digital

Agency-wide training unlocks digital potential, leading to a second consecutive win.

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MAOY Gold: Touché’s data-driven transformation

The agency introduces a new team and positioning statement as part of its focus on data.

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PRAOY Gold: Edelman’s trust in the process

A “communications marketing” approach and boosting internal talent has put the agency on the podium.

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AOY Silver: JWT’s movement strategy

The agency has turned to mobilizing consumers around resonant ideas.

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PRAOY Silver: The Colony Project holds its own

The offshoot agency has increased its staff and expanded to Montreal.

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MAOY Silver: OMD’s changing media role

Data, collaboration and strategy are at the forefront of the agency’s client relationships.

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DAOY Silver: Bimm goes direct to digital

A new internal initiative aims to break down silos and spark creativity at the agency.

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Design AOY Silver: Social by design

Rethink is using a social-first strategy to ensure effective designs hit social media channels.

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AOY + Design Bronze: Lg2 is in its Elements

The agency takes to rebranding, formalizing its internal innovation process and preserving company culture.