Nottingham digital PR agencies Tank and Cartwright Communications have again ranked in the top tier of the PR Week Global Agency Business Report 2021, the definitive listing of leading UK PR agencies.
For the first time Tank broke into the overall top 150, at 147 in the listing, with Cartwright ranked 160. The pair were the only East Midlands PR agencies to feature in the report this year, with both ranking in the top 35 list of leading agencies outside of London.
Cartwright also ranked for B2B PR at 34th in the UK, with Tank at 36th, and Cartwright was the only East Midlands agency to feature in the UK Healthcare PR rankings at 38th. Similarly, Tank was the only East Midlands agency in the UK Tech PR rankings at 44th.
The report, which is compiled from the probable 5000 agencies practising PR in the UK, highlighted that Tank and Cartwright bucked industry trends by both experiencing increased revenue in 2020.
“It’s great to have achieved this in what has been a challenging year for most businesses,” explains Tank’s owner Trevor Palmer
“We’ve seen significant growth in the tech sector, and in other areas connected to our digital PR offering, where we seem to have a really competitive edge with our strong credentials.”
Cartwright Communications owner, Liz Cartwright explains that her agency is seeing significant growth from clients seeking to diversify their marketing strategies. She comments:
“We’ve noticed that businesses are looking to complement PR strategies with new digital channels, but we’ve seen the biggest surge in growth in e-commerce businesses which have looked to PR as a new avenue to achieve greater market share in extremely competitive times.”
This is the sixth year that the two agencies have featured in the definitive industry report.
Founded in 2006 by former journalist, Liz Cartwright, Cartwright Communications works for clients such as Tarmac, Addo Food Group and National Care Group. Tank was founded in 2010 by PR consultant, Trevor Palmer, and its clients include the likes of Dixons Carphone, Orangetheory Fitness and Ipsos.