It wasn’t much of a secret to Mancunians but Manchester’s PR, digital and creative offering has never been stronger for clients looking for talented suppliers but without the capital’s prices.
Nick Rhind CEO of digital agency CTI states: You get harder working agencies, keen to keep the work and go the extra distance. I believe it’s more competitive in Manchester as there are less briefs.
Paul Austin creative director ADZ Media is bolder: Manchester has always walked its own path. We don’t have to copy London to innovate.
While everyone thinks his wife is the most beautiful -as Wenger famously retorted to Ferguson – Manchester does offer agencies of all sizes with some leading skills that mean that there is a possible alternative to going to the capital.
Everyone in Manchester knows that, perhaps the secret is out further south.