World Creative Rankings: the best agencies in Asia Pacific of the last 12 months


The World Creative Rankings, in partnership with Twitch, is the definitive guide to advertising’s most creative brands, agencies and people. This week, we revealed the 200 top agencies in the world. Here, we go a little deeper and look at the best agencies in the APAC region.

As part of The Drum’s World Creative Rankings – an original, industry-spanning effort to chart creative performance across the advertising world – our researchers have identified which creative agencies and in-house creative brand teams have been the most successful in the last year across the Asia Pacific region (APAC).

Explore the best-performing campaigns, agencies and brands in this year’s World Creative Rankings.

The World Creative Rankings, compiled by our researchers after an exhaustive review of the industry’s award schemes, chart the creative performance of agencies across their various campaigns and creative endeavors.

The top 200 agencies in Asia Pacific.

1Saatchi & Saatchi MelbourneAustralia
2Dentsu TokyoJapan
3Che Proximity MelbourneAustralia
4Wunderman Thompson ThailandThailand
5DDB Group New ZealandNew Zealand
6Ogilvy PakistanPakistan
7Ogilvy MumbaiIndia
8Dentsu Webchutney IndiaIndia
9Ogilvy SydneyAustralia
10Ogilvy SingaporeSingapore
11FCB Interface MumbaiIndia
12Special Group AucklandNew Zealand
15Innocean Worldwide SeoulSouth Korea
15Wolf BkkThailand
17=Ogilvy TaiwanTaiwan
17=Colenso BBDONew Zealand
19=Leo Burnett MelbourneAustralia
19=Cheil IndiaIndia
21Grey MalaysiaMalaysia
22M&C Saatchi SydneyAustralia
23VMLY&R MelbourneAustralia
24Cheil Hong KongHong Kong
25Clemenger BBDO WellingtonNew Zealand
26Taproot DentsuIndia
27Cheil Worldwide SeoulSouth Korea
29=Hakuhodo IndonesiaIndonesia
29=Geometry Ogilvy JapanJapan
29=Ogilvy BangkokThailand
32Six TokyoJapan
33DDB Mudra GroupIndia
34=Ogilvy Hong KongHong Kong
34=FCBUlka MumbaiIndia
36Uni-Surf Digital Marketing TaipeiTaiwan
37=Ogilvy MelbourneAustralia
37=Saatchi & Saatchi Auckland NZNew Zealand
37=GreyNJ BangkokThailand
42McCann Worldgroup Hong KongHong Kong
43=Ogilvy ShanghaiChina
43=TBWA\Media Arts Lab ShanghaiChina
45Cheil ChinaChina
46=Deloitte MelbourneAustralia
46=Ogilvy ManilaPhilippines
49The Monkeys SydneyAustralia
50=DDB SydneyAustralia
50=Wieden+Kennedy TokyoJapan
52=Che Proximity SydneyAustralia
52=BWM Isobar SydneyAustralia
52=Amber ShanghaiChina
52=ADK Creative OneJapan
52=TBWA\AucklandNew Zealand
52=Hakuhodo KettleJapan
58=ADK TaiwanTaiwan
58=CJ WorxThailand
60=Special Group SydneyAustralia
60=For The PeopleAustralia
60=Dentsu CraftJapan
60=BBDO GuerreroPhilippines
60=Match ShanghaiChina
65Wunderman Thompson TaiwanTaiwan
66=Leo Burnett SydneyAustralia
66=McCann Health ChinaChina
66=Wunderman Thompson MumbaiIndia
66=Wunderman Thompson SingaporeSingapore
66=BBH SingaporeSingapore
72=Grey DhakaBangladesh
72=Party TokyoJapan
72=Sour BangkokThailand
75=With CollectiveAustralia
75=Clemenger BBDO MelbourneAustralia
75=Wunderman Thompson KolkataIndia
75=Lowe Lintas MumbaiIndia
75=Iris Worldwide SingaporeSingapore
75=DentsuMB TaiwanTaiwan
81=Enjin TokyoJapan
81=Grey JapanJapan
81=Motion SicknessNew Zealand
81=Leo Burnett TaiwanTaiwan
85=Clemenger BBDO SydneyAustralia
85=AKQA TokyoJapan
85=Ogilvy Kuala LumpurMalaysia
89=SDWM MelbourneAustralia
89=Ogilvy BeijingChina
89=Wunderman Thompson TokyoJapan
89=Ensemble WorldwideMalaysia
89=Leo Burnett ManilaPhilippines
89=Edelman SingaporeSingapore
95=AKQA MelbourneAustralia
95=Nanjing Han Qing Tang DesignChina
95=Kinetic SingaporeSingapore
95=McCann Health SingaporeSingapore
95=Leo Burnett ThailandThailand
100=Wunderman Thompson SydneyAustralia
100=DentsuMB ShanghaiChina
100=Ogilvy GurgaonIndia
100=Yomiko Advertising TokyoJapan
100=Forsman & Bodenfors SingaporeSingapore
105=Brother & Co BrisbaneAustralia
105=Host/Havas SydneyAustralia
105=The Works SydneyAustralia
105=Just GlobalAustralia
105=Quinsay DesignChina
105=Birger Linke DesignChina
105=ShenZhen BOB DesignChina
105=FCB MumbaiIndia
105=BBDO MumbaiIndia
105=Dentsu Webchutney BangaloreIndia
105=M&C Saatchi JakartaIndonesia
105=LUP JakartaIndonesia
105=Fact TokyoJapan
105=Cherry TokyoJapan
105=Design DesignJapan
105=Nippon Design Center TokyoJapan
105=TBWA\Santiago Mangada PunoPhilippines
105=Practice TheorySingapore
105=We Are Social SingaporeSingapore
105=Publicis SingaporeSingapore
105=Lobster & CoThailand
105=Ki SaigonVietnam
131=Wieden+Kennedy ShanghaiChina
131=Oricom TokyoJapan
131=HS AD SeoulSouth Korea
131=Jack Morton SingaporeSingapore
131=BBDO SingaporeSingapore
138=Innocean Worldwide SydneyAustralia
138=Eardrum SydneyAustralia
138=Fenton StephensAustralia
138=Qu Minmin & Jiang Qian Design StudioChina
138=Dans DigitalChina
138=L3 BrandingChina
138=.Oddity StudioHong Kong
138=Famous InnovationsIndia
138=Dentsu ImpactIndia
138=Dentsu KansaiJapan
138=Mount Inc TokyoJapan
138=T-Change Design StudioJapan
138=SeachangeNew Zealand
138=BBDO PakistanPakistan
138=Roots SingaporeSingapore

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