We offer a number of sponsor packages, to companies providing products and services of special relevance to independent agencies.

If you’d be interested in being a sponsor of The Indie Summit 2018, please email Paul Squirrell: or call +44 (0)207 240 7117. Alternatively, click here to download our 2018 sponsorship guide.

We are very grateful to all our sponsors for their support in previous years. These have included the following companies and organisations.

2017 Gold Sponsors

AccountAbility is an integrated Project Management, Media and Financial system built in the cloud and designed exclusively for today’s communication agency. No matter where in the world your workforce is, AccountAbility is there to deliver a single source of truth for all of your people.

Actus Consulting is a business growth consultancy that helps smart companies turn knowledge into action. Over 70 clients in the last five years have benefited from our combined experience, in-depth knowledge, and practical strategic advice. We take a very hands-on approach to unlocking growth, improving profitability and creating long-term value by supporting across strategy, operations, people, and finance.

NEWBASE (previously Publicitas International) provides expert and independent marketing and advertising services across all media channels. The company creatively achieves its client’s goals, strong in its industry knowledge with audience centric approach. NEWBASE operates in over 30 major markets with global reach and local knowledge. NEWBASE Content, AdBase (previously Adnative), Mediascope and Matrix Media in India and Publicitas AG are all part of the NEWBASE Network.

2017 SILVER Sponsors

Founded in the UK and with a global reach, Admedo is an independent, second-generation DSP and full-funnel programmatic specialist on a mission to democratise programmatic advertising. The industry demands transparency and with Admedo, trust, honesty and customisation is at the heart of our operation. Admedo empowers marketers, helping advertisers to make independent decisions about the programmatic solutions they use, arming them with all the tools and insights to achieve their campaign goals.

Agency DNA is a systems advisory and implementation consultancy – working specifically for marcoms and media agencies. We provide business management, reporting and analytical solutions for agencies to manage their businesses better, and grow.


Most agencies don’t appreciate the value of their own data, the risks and hidden costs of keeping this in spreadsheets or other disconnected systems.


We combine best in class technologies for agencies to enjoy an affordable, accessible, and scalable systems platform.

We scour the globe to identify the critical trends and disruptors for clients in their sectors of interest. Our purpose? To own the future. Our starting point? A predictive roadmap that strengthens strategy, innovation and brand. Our principal delivery? A unique and personalised platform, FFonline, that brings best in class data-science and creativity to 200 global clients.

Freedman is an independent global implementation agency. By working with us independent agencies can more easily win and retain global clients, and compete with the network agencies. 


Our services include - global campaign planning, cultural adaptation and transcreation, production of multi-language assets across TV, digital, social and print channels, and delivery to media worldwide.


If you are working with a global client, we can provide you with a global implementation solution to adapt campaigns culturally, ensure they resonate in each local market, and help you get campaigns launched on time across all markets with ease.

Your one-stop shop for film and photo production overseas.  Get plugged into a world of local knowledge.


- No cost consultation to determine what country will deliver the best creative results for your available budget.

- Direct connection with our vetted Partners in 40+ countries for all you need locally to produce quality content.

StarNow is a global online casting platform where you can connect directly with actors, models, social influencers, dancers and more.

It’s free and easy to list a casting notice, making it simple for marketers and advertising agencies to find talent to suit any campaign budget, large or small. With over 2 million members in the UK looking for work, and world-class tools to help view and select talent, this is truly a game changer.

2017 BRONZE Sponsors

Youzz is a global consumer network of connected, empowered and social influencers called youzzers. They are invited to take part in word-of-mouth campaigns where they share honest and genuine recommendations about their favorite brands products and services, both face-to-face and online. Through Youzz, clients can reach a specific target audience and have them recommending a brand to millions of people.

2017 Welcome Drinks Party Sponsor

Kingston Smith LLP is one of the UK’s top 20 audit and accounting firms and a founding member of Morison KSi, a worldwide association of independent accountancy firms.


Our West End office specialises in advising media businesses, providing a full range of audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services. Our media specialist corporate finance team works alongside clients to help them achieve their objectives, advising on growth strategies, raising funds and M&A.


Providing global experts and local expertise, MAGNET''s independent agencies work with more than 800 consumer, retail, business-to-business and industrial clients worldwide. Members share experience, knowledge and ideas with partner agencies domestically and internationally, collaborating on business opportunities and enhancing their ability to compete, serve clients, grow their businesses and raise the standard of work in the advertising agency industry. Members must maintain a level of commitment to the Network, and new independent agencies are carefully screened before membership is granted. Currently comprised of more than 40 agencies and affiliations, MAGNET is always seeking to add leading independent agencies throughout the world.


Choozle - Digital Marketing Made Easy™ - provides a programmatic platform that leverages detailed consumer data to power real-time advertising campaigns across display, mobile, social and video mediums - all from a single, simple interface. Choozle brings programmatic to any marketer or advertiser with its simple, elegant, and affordable solution.  Learn more at

If you would like to contact any of our 2016 sponsors, to check the value they gained from their sponsorship, please let us know.