NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 22, 2011 - Fast Company has named digital marketing agency 360i 360i to its annual list of the "World's Most Innovative Companies." The magazine lists 360i among its selection of top ten players in Advertising & Marketing, citing its deep digital expertise that spans search, social and mobile.
The agency joins such companies as Apple, Facebook, Nike, Twitter, Amazon and more on the annual list. Other Advertising & Marketing honorees include 360i client Kraft Foods, Ford and the Google Creative Lab. Fast Company states that selections to this list are based on "creative thinking, ingenious processes and intelligent products."
Fast Company's editorial team evaluated information on thousands of businesses across the globe to create the World's Most Innovative Companies issue. The end result is a package that dares to be different, emphasizing not just revenue growth and profit margins but also progressive business models and an ethos of creativity. As the article states, these Most Innovative Companies are "non-dogmatic [and] willing to scrap conventional ideas."
"Digital has fundamentally changed the way that marketers engage consumers, giving us the privilege to chart new courses where established conventions don’t yet exist," said 360i CEO Bryan Wiener. "We evolve with the changing digital landscape by cultivating a deep understanding of what motivates and inspires people to participate in online spaces. We're proud to have employees who are innovative in the face of constant change and charged by the vast opportunity it holds."
Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue (March 2011) is on newsstands beginning Feb. 22 and available online at http://www.fastcompany.com/MIC .
360i, recently named to Ad Age's Agency A-List, is an award-winning digital marketing agency 360i that drives results for Fortune 500 marketers through insights, ideas and technologies. 360i helps its clients think differently about their online presence and evolve their strategies to take advantage of the new world of marketing communications - one where brands and consumers engage in interactive and multi-directional conversations. Current clients include Oreo, Kraft Foods, Coca-Cola, NBC Universal and H&R Block, among others. For more information, please visit blog.360i.com or follow us on Twitter @360i.
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