February 2021

Top Ad Agencies in Toronto

While advertising strategies change continuously, a good ad agency stays on top of trends and brings new ideas for promoting your business. The main change in advertising over the years is personalization. We spend more (if not most) of our time online, and the webpages we visit, our searches, and our purchases are often tracked. Businesses use this data to create and serve hyper-personalized advertisements to audience.

Whether you want to serve personalized ads on social media, launch a search advertising campaign on AdWords, or create out of home ads for billboards near you, an ad agency helps you achieve your goals. Some benefits of working with an advertising agency include advertising channel expertise, cost and resources, and brand development.

Luckily, Toronto has some of the best ad agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with ad agency in Toronto. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Advertising Agencies in Toronto

  • 1

    Sid Lee

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Sid Lee has provided advertising and marketing solutions for huge names like The North Face as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Montreal-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Honda needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Sid Lee. Sid Lee completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% Advertising
    • 45% Other
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    We The North

    We The North isn’t just a campaign. It’s an example of how an identity-shaping truth can spark a brand crusade and ultimately get firmly rooted in the culture of not just a city, but a whole country.    We...
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    Moët & Chandon - Greatness Since...

    Stella Artois' goal was to become the beer synonymous with progressive dining experiences, so we helped them create their largest every proprietary experience platform called Le Savoir. The platform stretched from a...
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    The North Face - Question Madness

    The North Face asked us to remind the world why exploration matters. Along the way, we discovered that today's explorers are often misunderstood. We needed to change people's perceptions. Question Madness challenges...
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    WSP - Brand Identity

    Finding a shared conviction: the secret to a successful brand strategy for consolidated businesses. For nearly a decade, WSP — an international consulting firm for professional engineering services — focused on...
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    Aqomi

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Brand identity has become one of the most essential needs for modern brands of all types, and Aqomi has become one of the most trusted providers of branding services in the world for brands who need it done right. Based in Vancouver, Aqomi helps brands increase brand awareness when nothing short of success will do.

    DHD needed to improve their ability to create a brand profile. So they turned to Aqomi, who leveraged their years of expertise to deliver brand identity development that led to measurable results almost immediately, resulting in not only excellent client feedback but repeat work.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Branding
    • 20% Advertising
    • 15% Web Design
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    DHD Surfboards

    DHD Surfboards came to us looking for an adventurous brand that resonated with their target audience. We helped them with brand positioning and strategy and created a sexy look-and-feel. Our scope included items like...
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    Truck Ridge

    We helped Truck Ridge create a brand and custom website for their vehicle financing business.The was creating a high end, trustworthy brand that resonated with their target customers. We helped them achieve not only that...
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    Pânsâwân

    We created this brand and packaging concept for Pânsâwân, one of the first businesses to commercially sell the First Foods of Canada.  What we love about Pânsâwân brand is that it’s artistic and rich in...
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    Bitwin Online Bitcoin Casino

      When BitWin reached out to us for help with their casino branding, design, and interface we were more than thrilled. The direction we took was one of a darker, more aggressive feel for the graphical elements and...
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    Giants & Gentlemen

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like the Royal Bank of Canada, but Giants & Gentlemen is an advertising and digital strategy agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Toronto-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Giants & Gentlemen helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Beaverbrook Communities. Giants & Gentlemen helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Advertising
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Other
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    Agency Reel

    We are a full-service, strategy & creative advertising agency offering stand-outideas and zero attitude. As entrepreneurs, we bring a grow or die philosophy to help brands tower like giants, while always acting like...
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    CIRA Case Study

    Case study for CIRA
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    Fisherman's Friend - Suck It Up

    What ever happened to those tough people throughout the ages? The people that wouldn’t let the common cold or sniffle stop them from living their life? Fisherman’s Friend reminds us that despite our whiny nature...
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    AWHL - Domestic Abuse Exposed

    Many people don’t realize how rampant domestic abuse is in Canada. On any given night, 3,491 women sleep in shelters because it isn’t safe at home. Even more shocking is that every six days a woman is killed by her...
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    Skille

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    What do Kaliber Global and Starpil Wax have in common? They’ve both turned to ACQUILEAD for social media marketing expertise. This Montreal-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Mavrans launched a platform targeting their unique users, ACQUILEAD analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Advertising
    • 10% Pay Per Click
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    Facebook Ads Management

    Full-Service Facebook & Instagram Ads Management
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    Facebook Ads Training

    Facebook Ads Training
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    Facebook & Google Ads Management

    Full-Service Google and Facebook & Instagram Ads Management
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    Facebook Ads Management

    Full-Service Facebook & Instagram Ads Management
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    OneCore Media

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    This established search engine optimization company counts major brands like Blackline Studio among their clients. Based in Toronto, OneCore Media brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Turolight creates products for clients around the world. They turned to OneCore Media for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. OneCore Media delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 40% Other
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    Control Fire Systems Ltd.

    https://www.controlfiresystems.com/ Control Fire Systems Ltd. has been an international special hazard fire suppression equipment supply and service company since 1975 and owned by Lynx Equity Limited. Goals: To modernize...
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    Lift North America

    https://liftnorthamerica.com/ Founded in 2006, Lift North America has grown to become the largest independent lift truck service provider in Canada. Situated in the heart of the country’s largest market, the company has...
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    Pest Control Plus

    https://pestcontrolplus.ca/ The client's company was going through a complex business development process and needed an advanced website built as a part of the business growth plan. The goals were: To maximize the...
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    Clover Mortgage

    https://clovermortgage.ca/ Challenge: originally, the website consisted of 59 active pages that existed within 14 different layouts. The website is rich with content and has a variety of forms and calculators available...
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    By The Booth

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    By The Booth simplifies the process of creating expertly crafted videos by asking thoughtful questions and designing thoughtful processes. Their video production work has been seen across a number of industries like consumer products and services, healthcare, and media.

    Working with the world’s best-known beverage Coca-Cola, By The Booth creating a 30-second video to promote their “Unlock Summer” campaign. The spot featured people enjoying various summer activities with a Coke and using their smartphone to unlock different surprises that added extra flare to those warm summer days.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Advertising
    • 30% Video Production
    • 10% Branding
    • 20% Other
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    Picture Editing for McDonald's...

    By The Booth's McDonald's colour reel. By The Booth edited raw photographs from a McDonald's photo shoot to bring the photos to life and appeal to customers. 
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    Video Production for Coca-Cola

    By The Booth created the graphics in this advertisement for Coca-Cola. They included on-set VFX supervision, creative and fun visuals and attractive graphics.
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    Video Production for Plan Canada

    Inspirational short video for Plan International's Sponsor a Girl Program. Donors can help impoverished girls attend school and live in higher standards. 
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    CIP Prepared For More

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    ArtBeat.Marketing

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    What do dozens of brands have in common? They’ve all turned to ARTBEAT.MARKETING for advertising expertise. This Toronto-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client launched a platform targeting their unique users, ARTBEAT.MARKETING analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Advertising
    • 25% Branding
    • 15% Logo
    • 25% Other
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    My Vision

    An introductory video of me, Art Moyedi, founder and Art Director at ArtBeat.MarketingNow that's easy to remember!
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    The visual encompassing Artbeat's...

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    Branding and Logo Design

    Logo design for the brand "Compliance Mentorz" specializing in transportation and trucking compliance and audit services.The rest is self explanatory!
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    Ad Campaign Design

    A series of ads for Lant Insurance specializing in classic car insurance.
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    Veza Digital

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    When companies like Channel Assist, Inc. need an effective and fast way to improved marketing spend, they turn to Veza Digital. This Toronto-based marketing agency has provided marketing strategy services for brands across a spectrum of verticals and has established itself as a major name in high-end marketing.

    One client is a company that’s achieved significant success but was looking to meet a new set of goals. They turned to Veza Digital for the opportunity to optimize their marketing strategy, and Veza Digital delivered a robust marketing strategy that led to increased business and brand awareness as the company continues on its path upward.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 30% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Advertising
    • 20% Other
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    Changing the face of executive...

    Veza Digital helped David Couper Consulting set-up a sales program with a goal to get warm leads using LinkedIn Sales Navigator and several other marketing tools that helps them build a list of accounts to target in...
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    increase Koch Air's leads by over...

    Koch Air is a Canadian provider of HVAC services that has an edge because of their premium service for a low cost. However, even with a superior offer, keeping up with the likes of giant competitors in the area can prove...
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    Making social campaigns worthwhile

    A lot of people have social media all wrong. It's not a way to drive quick leads to your business, it's the best way to connect with your customers and prospects on a personal level while driving brand awareness. While...
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    Enterprise Level Digital...

    BML Digital is a team of experts in the field of digital transformation who have worked for companies like Visa, Toyota, The Royal Mail, and more. While they're great at what they do, being a pro at digital...
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    My Left Foot

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    My Left Foot counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Toronto-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted UX and UI design work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. My Left Foot helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
    • 70% Other
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    Kings Club - A next-generation,...

    Kings Club is a development in Liberty Village that offers one, two, and three bedroom suites, with upscale amenities, in-suite laundry, and a rooftop pool.
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    SeventhP

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    SeventhP is a certified agency that provides their expertise in Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Youtube, and Snapchat ad management to clients. They not only specialize in social media marketing but also in advertising and mobile and app marketing for small firms and enterprises alike.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Advertising
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Mobile & App Marketing
    • 20% Other
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    Game Development

    Developing tailor-made products that are beyond expectations is our forte. Covering multiple industries over the years, we are capable enough to tailor software products that help better match business needs including...
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    Web Designing

    Give your business a boost that it deserves. Outstanding web designs can effectively help you attract, engage and convert prospects into loyal clients. Our cost-effective and user friendly web designs provide compelling...
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    Web Development

    Seventh"P" Dev Team is trained to provide the latest and finest web development solutions to businesses worldwide. We know the worth of your investments, which is why our professional dev team is here to provide you with...
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    Call CenterService

    Seventh"P" enables you to delight your customers. Companies in the US, UK, Australia, Canada and other countries have utilized our multi-channel contact center to stay connected to their customers at all hours of the day....
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    FUSE Create

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, FUSE has provided marketing strategy work for clients around the world. Based in Canada, FUSE brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When their enterprise client was just a new brand looking to make an impact, FUSE created not only their recognizable marketing but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by FUSE designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 20% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 40% Other
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    FUSE Create

    Introducing FUSE Create #TurnHeads
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    FUSE Create 2020 Work

    A quick snapshot of our work that works. 
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    Kobayashi Online

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Kobayashi Online clients include My City of Migration, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to search engine optimization and web marketing for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Kobayashi Online was founded on forward-thinking principles in Canada.

    When Grand Challenges Canada needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Kobayashi Online. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 50% Other
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    My City of Migration - user...

    My City of Migration – From diversity, strength. https://my.citiesofmigration.org/ Some days you get to participate in a project that really makes a difference. Cities position themselves for global competitiveness...
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    Grand Challenges Canada - complex...

    Grand Challenges Canada - complex dynamic content Wordpress website design & development http://www.grandchallenges.ca Grand Challenges Canada funds innovators in low- and middle-income countries and Canada – but...
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    Discover Architecture - WordPress...

    Discover Architecture - for the Ontario Assocation of Architects http://discoverarchitecture.ca/ Kobayashi/Zeitguys was approached by the Ontario Association of Architects to conceive of, design and develop a new public...
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    Healthy Debate - WordPress...

    St. Michaels Hospital Healthy Debate Wordpress website http://healthydebate.ca Formulated from the ground up with St. Michaels Hospital, the question was, how do you engage a number of very different audiences in...
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    Markovate

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Recognizable brands like Wizard Publications have employed Markovate to bring their advertising and digital marketing needs to the next level. Based in Canada, Markovate was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When Landmark Athletics needed a more impactful and effective marketing strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Markovate provided them with a focused strategy that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Conversion Optimization
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 55% Other
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    Our portfolio

    https://link.markovate.com/Ourportfolio
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    BlackJet

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Blackjet has provided branding solutions for huge names as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Toronto-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Blackjet. Blackjet completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Other
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    Muskoka Brewery

    Muskoka Spirits recently launched a “ready-to-drink” Gin & Tonic, infused with cucumber and lime. It’s an essential to pack for any summer occasion. Hence, the creative capitalized on the Instagram “packing...
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    Zibi

    Zibi is a new urban frontier on the Ottawa River, and we were engaged to brand it. It spans two cities, it thoughtfully blends commercial, residential and retail and it’s the most sustainably ambitious project in...
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    Alfred

    Winning a Webby Award was not part of the assignment, but it happened when we launched the magical, animated website for this web-based dry-cleaning start-up.
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    Reliance Home Comfort

    The people at Reliance Home Comfort are experts in water quality, and this is the insight we leveraged for their latest campaign. A series of geo-targeted digital ads directed users to a microsite, which leveraged dynamic...
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    VIRUL

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    VIRUL is a modern studio and marketing agency that caters to the trendy, modern style of media today. They are experts in video production, social media marketing, and web design primarily geared towards mid-market firms in the field of advertising and marketing, as well as SEO services such as content development, link earning, and local search.

    One of VIRUL’s many projects was a commercial video for ALPHASHINE. ALPHASHINE is a brand based in Toronto that offers luxury car detailing services. The video showcased some of the work the shop has provided to luxury cars in an appealing fashion.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Video Production
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Web Design
    • 20% Other
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    Event Recap

    Sick Kids All Star Gala
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    Rosé Picnic

    Rosé Picnic held at Hotel X in Toronto.
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    Commercial Video

    Brand Awareness Video for A brand in Toronto.
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    Contrast Design

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Affordable Home Services, but Contrast Design is a corporate photography agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Canada-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Contrast Design helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Royal Lepage. Contrast Design helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 40% Other
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    The Vault Hair Studio

    The Vault Hair Studio is creative hair space lead by Abi Inkpen, she loves empowering her customers through her work. Abi has an amazing space that we wanted to showcase through her site. The Vault Hair Studio is located...
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    Brittany Vanruymbeke Photo & Film

    Brittany VanRuymbeke is a photographer and videographer located in Sarnia, Ontario. Brittany is passionate about capturing moments for lifetimes to come and it shows through her work.
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    Brand Development

    Contrast created a creative direction for the House Of Jute. We wanted to know where they saw their product, in 5 years time at least, compared to other products on the market, and how they wanted to position themselves....
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    Brand Development & Redesign

    Contrast elevated Affordable Home Services. Affordable Home Services has been around for 25 years, so it was time for an update to attract new customers and maintain existing ones. We positioned AHS as expert, a...
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    Invision Pro

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, Invision Pro empowers brands with video production. Founded on design-first principles, this Canada-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Invision Pro’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. Invision Pro helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 30% Video Production
    • 30% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 30% Other
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    Why video sells.

    Communicating your message is our art. Whether you need to stand out, attract clients, garner attention or gain publicity, our team is ready to help.
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    Web Design Services

    At Invision Pro, we offer full-service web design and promotion for every business.  
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    Graphic Design Services for Print

    Services IncludeBranding & Corporate IdentityLogo design and brandingAdvertising layouts of any type such as: brochures, leaflets, folders, signsMarketing materials (flyers, banners)Collateral materialse-Books Layout...
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