July 2021

Top Media Buyer Agencies in Canada

Finding a partner to help with media planning and buying comes with many benefits, including: 1.) More buying power: Media buying agencies have a large combined media spend that allows them to make big media buys. 2.) Experience: Media buyers are professionals who know what to look for and how to perform media buying procedures. 3.) Access to data and tools: Media buying agencies have access to audience management platforms that provide data and analytics to make a decision about what media blocks to purchase.

The cost of working with a media buying company depends on the amount of media time you're purchasing. In general, small businesses should plan to spend around $10,000 on a modestly-sized media buy.

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

List of the Best Media Buying Companies in Canada

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    Interra Energy and Shriners count Full Blast as their dependable branding experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With over 7 years of branding experience, this Calgary-based agency is certainly here to stay.

    Qualicare National Payments is a globally recognized leader in payment processing platforms, and Full Blast has provided focused and wide-reaching branding services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes logo design, iconography, overall brand voice and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    EnerCorp Web and Marketing Package

    EnerCorp Web and Marketing Package

    Full Blast worked with EnerCorp (previously DynaCorp to merge with Energes) on rebranding, marketing, web development and design. Visit the full website at: www.enercorpsandsolutions.com
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    Variperm Web Design & Rebuild

    Variperm Web Design & Rebuild

    Full Blast completed web design and rebuild for Variperm, including the set up of new web hosting. View the site online at: https://variperm.com/a
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    HealthQ's Custom Website

    HealthQ's Custom Website

    Full Blast designed and completed a custom website for HeathQ. HealthQ is a reminder app developed by physicians and nurses to help people keep their health care needs organized, centralized and easy to access. View...
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    Alpha Plumbing Website Design

    Alpha Plumbing Website Design

    FBC redesigned the Alpha Plumbing website with a focus on optimizing the UX/UI and SEO. The transition was made without a noticeable drop in search rankings, and in fact showed an increase in ranking for specific...
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  • 2
    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% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 30% Other
    Agency Reel

    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

    CIRA Case Study

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

    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

    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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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Regina, Canada

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Phoenix Advertising Group to bring their digital strategy needs to the next level. Based in Canada, Phoenix Advertising Group was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Phoenix Advertising Group provided them with focused service 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
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Branding
    • 50% Other
    Tourism Saskatchewan advertising...

    Tourism Saskatchewan advertising...

    To complement the advertising camapign, we developed a year-long content strategy. We chose content topics that matched what our key persona was looking to find in a Saskatchewan vacation and broke those down into...
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    Great Western Brewing Social...

    Great Western Brewing Social...

    In building a content plan for brands we ask, what are you doing on a regular basis to engage your audience? This is high value content that your users are looking for. For O16 and Great Western, we created a video...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    Welby Consulting provides consulting solutions from their office in Calgary, Canada that helps their clients make more profit through data-driven marketing. They specialize in PPC ads, SEO services, and media buying and planning primarily aimed towards small and mid-market firms.

    One of Welby Consulting’s projects involved working with Canadian Auto Brokers. Welby Consulting developed a custom WordPress website with responsive features that included SEO and PPC practices.

    SERVICES
    • 45% Pay Per Click
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
    • 20% Other
    CanadianAutoBrokers.ca

    CanadianAutoBrokers.ca

    Responsive custom WordPress website built to SEO & PPC best practices.
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    Toorzy.com Social Media Campaign

    Toorzy.com Social Media Campaign

    Design & execution of organic social media campaign for Toorzy.com
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    Minto Era Portal

    Minto Era Portal

    Designed an interactive portal in collaboration with Calgary-based Design Agency, BLKWTR Creative.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Catalyst Agents to bring their marketing needs to the next level. Based in Vancouver, Catalyst Agents was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Catalyst Agents provided them with focused service 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
    • 30% Media Planning & Buying
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Other
    BIRKS Chinese Digital Strategy

    BIRKS Chinese Digital Strategy

    Our team assisted BIRKS jewelry with their Chinese digital strategy, managing and growing the brand's presence on WeChat and Weibo. We consulted on the launch of the brand's WeChat Mini Program, which was launched during...
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    Dress for Success IMPACT 20th...

    Dress for Success IMPACT 20th...

    Dress for Success Vancouver reached a milestone date with their IMPACT fundraiser, the non-profit's largest fundraiser each year. Our team designed a new brand identity for the event to celebrate the milestone. We...
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    Magnum Projects WeChat Marketing...

    Magnum Projects WeChat Marketing...

    Our team has developed a multi-year relationship with the Magnum Projects team, assisting them with strategic WeChat marketing to promote their real estate development projects to the Chinese audience on the world's #1...
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    The North Face Vancouver Social...

    The North Face Vancouver Social...

    We were tasked with increasing the following and engagement of The North Face Vancouver's social media accounts including Instagram and Facebook. Through a series of creative collaborative campaigns with outdoors-focused...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Bookmark Content and Communications has provided content and communications solutions for huge names like Aberdeen Standard Capital as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This UK-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 Cadillac needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Bookmark Content and Communications. Bookmark Content and Communications completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 20% CRM Consulting and SI
    • 20% Media Planning & Buying
    • 40% Other
    Social-First Content Strategy for...

    Social-First Content Strategy for...

    We created a fully integrated paid and owned content strategy to engage and connect with Silhouette consumers globally. See the full case study here: https://bookmarkcontent...
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    Redesigning enRoute and the Brand...

    Redesigning enRoute and the Brand...

    A new multichannel strategy to reach people who may be considering the brand and building out their experience in new ways. New conduits create touchpoints before a journey, during a journey and after a journey. Read...
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    Capital Thinking Rebrand

    Capital Thinking Rebrand

    When the Client Rebrands, What Happens to their Content? From client to creative direction to commissioning illustrators and finally, print, see how we rebranded the magazine of a UK discretionary fund manager mailed to...
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    Experiential Pop-up for Nobis

    Experiential Pop-up for Nobis

    Combining fashion, function and philanthropy to create an immersive brand experience for luxury outerwear shoppers. We created an immersive laundromat-themed experiential pop-up event hosted by Nobis, where guests were...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, DigitalLAB of UWe empowers brands with social media marketing. Founded on design-first principles, this Canada-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of DigitalLAB of UWe’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. DigitalLAB of UWe 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% Media Planning & Buying
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Other
    H1 2019 Performance Highlights

    H1 2019 Performance Highlights

  • 8
    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
    FUSE Create

    FUSE Create

    Introducing FUSE Create #TurnHeads
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    FUSE Create 2020 Work

    FUSE Create 2020 Work

    A quick snapshot of our work that works. 
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Montréal, Canada

    Based in Montreal, Deep Rock Productions has worked with various clients, including Sleep Country Canada and Dormez-Vous. They specialize in video production as well as advertising and branding for small businesses in various industries such as retail, advertising and marketing, and media.

    As an example of their work, Deep Rock Productions created a video for Tras Office Solutions, a B2B platform. The video was a commercial that would be aired on television.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Video Production
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 17% Other
    Sleep Country Employee Testimonials

    Sleep Country Employee Testimonials

    A video we produced for Sleep Country Canada highlighting why if you're looking for a place to work, Sleep Country is the place go.
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    Maximus Wedding Commercial

    Maximus Wedding Commercial

    Maximus Big and Tall Fashion for Men.
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    The Tableist by Transformer Table

    The Tableist by Transformer Table

    A commercial we produced for the furniture company Transformer Table.
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    3 Amigos - Not Just a Restaurant,...

    3 Amigos - Not Just a Restaurant,...

    A commercial we produced for 3 Amigos in Montreal.
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