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  • Advertising/Creative
  • Integrated marketing
  • Media planning & buying

About

Unusually, we're a creative & media company.
We blend creativity, technology and media to help brands walk through walls.
We're part of MSQ, the fastest growing independent group in the UK.
In 2018 we were Oystercatchers Small Agency of the Year and we're the current Financial Services Forum Marketing Effectiveness Agency of the Year.
When you find the gate, you can walk through walls.



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Advertising doesn't have to be WEIRD

It's about a collectivist view vs an individualistic one, the WEIRD vs the not WEIRD.

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LEADERSHIP IN LOCKDOWN IS LIKE PILOTING A PLANE WITH THE RADAR SWITCHED OFF

The trials, tribulations and opportunities of leading an agency through lockdown.

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AN HOUR OF ADVERTISING WITH JAMIE ELLIOTT

Matt Williams interviews The Gate London's CEO, Jamie Elliott, on learnings, fuck-ups, the changing craft of account management and hopes for the future.

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HOW SHOULD MARKETERS APPROACH THE NEW SPORTS REVOLUTION?

The Gate's Comms Planning Manager, Jamie Kenyon, discusses marketing in the new sporting landscape

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MIND THE GAP

The importance of that infamous gap between intention and action is discussed by our comms planning manager, Flo.

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PODCASTS: THE GENERALIST'S SECRET WEAPON

As podcasts continue to evolve, as brands even get in on the act by creating their own, & as the format can help you become a better account person, Jamie Elliot, CEO of the Gate London introduces us to five of his favourites.

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BEYOND THE FREE FRUIT BOWL: WHAT THE AD INDUSTRY REALLY NEEDS TO DO ON MENTAL HEALTH

The Gate's creative, Beth Grace, challenges the industry norms surrounding employees' and their mental health.

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GRAD TEAMS, THINK SMALL

Our creative, Rickie, discusses the benefits of starting your advertising career in a smaller agency.

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WANT BULGING CONCEPTS? IT'S TIME TO HIT THE GYM

Our copywriter, Claire Sutherland, discusses the relationship between creativity and staying active.

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MY DESERT ISLAND ADS

Kit Altin, The Gate London's Chief Strategy Officer, writes about her favourite ads and strategies from those Andrex Puppies to more subversive fare from Dunlop. Unusually makes reference to both Mr Creosote and Roger Federer. The piece first appeared on More About Advertising.

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WHY LES BINET & PETER FIELD ARE MY AD HEROES

The case for Les Binet and Peter Field as the industry's unlikely knights in shining armour. First appeared in More About Advertising here http://bit.ly/2NmlgAx

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THE 'REUNIFICATION' OF MEDIA AND CREATIVE

As more clients look to different agency models, some learnings from an agency that blends creative and media thinking.


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