Hook, Hampshire, 1 May 2019 – Whiteoaks International is today celebrating its place as the number one B2B agency in the UK, following the release of the PR Week Top 150 UK PR Consultancies 2019 ranking. Whiteoaks is listed in the top half of the table, at number 72, up from number 78 in the previous year based on revenue. This increase reflects the 13% growth that the agency has experienced in the 12-month period.
The consultancy also appeared as the number eight agency outside London overall and it remains the number one Tech agency outside London.
At the same time, Whiteoaks is now confirmed as a Top 250 global PR agency, according to The Holmes Report Global Top 250 PR Agency Ranking 2019. It has also been shortlisted for the 2019 EMEA PR Consultancies of the Year (Technology) at the prestigious SABRE EMEA Awards later in the Spring.
James Kelliher, CEO at Whiteoaks International said: “In the last 25 years our business has grown into an established and specialist agency for the B2B technology industry. We are all delighted by the recognition we’ve received from PR Week, and internationally from the Holmes Report. We are grateful for the support of our team, our clients, partners and suppliers, in helping us in our ongoing growth journey.”
In the last 12 months, Whiteoaks has been recognised as a Winner of the European Excellence Awards 2018, taking home the trophy for Agency of the Year – Small and Mid-Sized, and was listed at number 41, in a debut placement as a Top 50 agency in the B2B Marketing UK Agencies Benchmarking Report 2019.
One year after re-branding the business and moving to a larger and more modern international headquarters in Hook, Hampshire, and celebrating its 25th anniversary, the independent agency has experienced growth to a revenue of £4.1 million in 2018 and has expanded its team to 40.
Also during that time, Whiteoaks, which offers PR, Digital, Content and Integrated Marketing consultancy and services to B2B technology brands in the Fintech, Retail Tech, Cyber Security, Smart Built Environment, Enterprise IT and Broadcast and Media industries, has won prestigious new clients, including Hastee Pay, Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation, REPL Group and InterSystems, and retained many long-standing clients including Feefo, Glasswall Solutions, Pulsant and Fraedom.