Top 50 Agencies 2017: WRG (6)

WRG ranked 6th in C&IT's Top 50 Agencies table, based on its 2016 UK event-based turnover.

Top 50 Agencies: WRG
Top 50 Agencies: WRG

The key stats

Position in last year's table: 7
Clients: including Clarks, EE, Ricoh, Wella
2016 UK event-based turnover: £30.9m
2016 UK total turnover:
 £33.1m
2016 pre-tax loss: £453,000
2015 UK event-based turnover:
 
£23.1m
2015 UK total turnover:
 
£25.4m
Key industry sectors: Including pharmaceutical, financial services, IT, electronics, retail and automotove
Event specialisms: Including conferences, congresses, meetings, exhibitions, meetings and awards
Size: 135
Management team: Russ Lidstone - CEO, David Sharrock - COO/CFO, Ian Plummer - chairman
UK location: Manchester and London
Overseas offices: Philadelphia
Website: wrglive.com
Recent news: The Creative Engagement Group acquired for £24.7m
WRG appoints client engagement director
WRG appoints head of live events
WRG closes Hong Kong office


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