Purple Dog Solutions records £500,000 turnover in first year

Purple Dog Solutions has recorded a turnover of £500,000 in its first full year in operation as an events agency.

Chris Clarke of Purple Dog Solutions
Chris Clarke of Purple Dog Solutions

Over the past 12 months the agency has added to its client base, now spanning a wide range of sectors including consumer electronics, automotive, manufacturing and aggregates, and recruitment. After a year spent delivering launches, incentives and international conferences, director Chris Clarke said it had been a ‘good start’ and that he expected a higher turnover and profit next year.


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Clarke, who has previously worked for AddingValue, P&MM and Worldspan, started Purple Dog Solutions to create ‘a trusted and faithful agency with a fun and creative working environment’.

"After years as a big fish in a big pond at some of the UK’s largest agencies, it was only a matter of time before the politics and bureaucracy of a larger agency life took its toll on me. I genuinely believe that small can also be a powerful and beautiful force for good in our industry. We live in a precarious business world, but with a year’s outgoings in the bank, a very exciting and growing portfolio of upcoming events, I have never felt so relaxed, happy and at peace with this fabulous industry."

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