On the evening of the 19th November at the Marketing Industry Network Awards in Manchester, Thinking Juice were announced winners of the hotly contested ‘South West Company of the Year 2009’ category.

Gellan Watt Managing Director said: “We beaming with pride and absolutely thrilled to pick up the award last night. We were actually shortlisted in three categories – Integrated Agency of the Year, Advertising Agency of the Year and South West Company of the Year, which was absolutely incredible. And to pick up an award, two runner-up spots and a commendation was absolutely fantastic. It’s a reflection of the commitment and energy the team have displayed this year that has delivered such fantastic and continued industry recognition for the agency.”

The Bournemouth based advertising, digital and brand communications agency picked up a commendation and was runner up in Advertising Agency of the Year, and runner-up for Intergrated Agency of the Year.

It marks the beginning of a busy awards season that sees the agency nominated for a number of creative and business awards, including the forthcoming DBA Creative Company of the Year.

Gellan Watt added: “This has been an incredible year for us and we’ve had amazing support from our clients and supply partners. It’s a real highlight to be named South West Company of the year on top of being named Advertising Agency of the Year – South, Recommended Agency 2009 and joining the AMIN network as UK agency. It’s been a sensational 12 months.”