Can Manchester PR, creative and marketing agencies can take on London?

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.

The Drum, the media publication that has been with us for seemingly ever, has chosen its current issue to highlight why Manchester has a right to feel confident to the point of challenging London.

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.