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In The Spotlight March & April 2024

May 24, 2024

Written by Fantastic Media


And just like that, we are nearly halfway through the year. As always, life at Fantastic has been non-stop, with the team accomplishing even more brilliant achievements. With 1 story on Sky News, 2 new arrivals, 3 video shoots, 4 new websites and to top it all off, being named one of Prolific North’s 50 Integrated Agencies, it’s time to put March and April… In The Spotlight.


New faces:

Nathan Church joins us from IT asset disposal specialist, S2S, as a Senior Account Manager. Nathan brings extensive experience in brand building across various design and marketing roles. He will support our Client Services team in managing numerous client accounts, working on branding projects, launching strategic campaigns, and nurturing client relationships.

Jade Chadwick joins our PR and Comms team, strengthening the recently acquired Faith Brand Communications department. Jade comes from Manchester agency Rumpus, with three years of experience working with B2B and B2C clients. As an Account Manager, she will leverage her expertise in public relations, content writing, and social media to support our existing clients.

Find out more about our new hires here.


Excuses to celebrate!

The team recently attended the HAE Awards in London at the beautiful Grosvenor House in the heart of Mayfair. Having just launched a website for Hire Association Europe, this was a prime opportunity to sponsor their awards and celebrate this new partnership. Our Director of Strategy and Insight, Gary Pattison, even turned his hand at presenting the Website of the Year award.

More on the day here.

The women of our agency also attended the Yorkshire Businesswoman Awards held on International Women’s Day 2024 at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds. Despite the shorter travelling distance, the event was equally successful. We celebrated being a lead sponsor of the awards and enjoyed a wonderful evening surrounded by so many Fantastic women, clients, and colleagues!

To top it all off, Fantastic was named one of Prolific North’s Top 50 Integrated Agencies! The benchmark ranking for the North of England’s best-performing agencies for 2024 takes into consideration the business’ headcount, turnover, profits and publicity. The ranking reflects all the hard work and dedication the team has delivered over the last year and we are thrilled to be included.


Shoots and scores

This month, our team delivered outstanding marketing creatives, providing genuine value to our clients’ businesses:

Starting with Snacksters, the UK’s leading frozen hot snacking brand started working with Fantastic at the back end of 2023, and since has gone from strength to strength. In the sunny days of late spring, the team took to the studio to unpack some festive decorations and get shooting for a festive campaign. Take a look at our for a sneak peek at what’s to come this Christmas!

We also turned up the heat for Stoves Supermarket with a strong set of new photography and videography to highlight their summer product ranges.

For Oresa, an executive search specialist, the PR team secured coverage on Sky News, among other outlets, for the firm’s annual Growth Index – the definitive list of the top 100 fastest growing businesses in the UK.

Finally, a two-years-in-the-making project with QDOS came to fruition! The business launched a campaign for a revolutionary new product, designed and created by founder Damian Linley. QDOS asked Fantastic for support on the launch of this new product and we were thrilled to help. This consisted of creating video content ahead of the launch, talking heads, a PR campaign, as well as organic activity on social media, email and the website. The team also worked to launch a new website and services page for dynamicZM.


New launches

To top it all off, we also launched a quartet of new websites.

S2S: a fresh new website was launched to kickstart our marketing partnership with the IT asset and data destruction business.

Inicio: we launched a new site to promote Inicio Funding Solutions’ solar power purchase agreements.

David McGrath Designs: interior designer David McGrath reached out to refresh his business’ website, resulting in a sleek new look that matches the bespoke nature of his services.

HAE/EHA: Hire Association Europe now boasts a sparkling new website for their business, a well as a refreshed online presence for their Event Hire Association division – Fantastic have worked to improve the user experience, functionality and overall look and feel all in time for their infamous annual awards night in London.


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