UK Independent Agencies Conference 2022

For the first time, Pimento, the Alliance of Independent Agencies and Agencynomics are coming together to host an event to support the UK’s marketing and communications agency industry – The inaugural UK Independent Agencies’ Conference, taking place at the Montcalm Marble Arch Hotel, London, on Thursday 22nd September 2022.

Focussing on the combined passions of each business, People + Purpose = Performance, the Conference will host speakers from all walks of marketing to share knowledge and inspire attendees, including Rankin, Andrew Bloch, Suki Thompson, Victoria Fox, James Murphy and hosted by Lucrezia Millarini. Agencies and consultants will also have the opportunity to meet and network with peers in their field.

Running alongside the conference will be an exhibition of leading professional service businesses who support the communications and creative industries. Lunch, refreshments and post conference drinks will also be provided.

View all of our speakers here, and our sponsors and exhibitors below. More details and the agenda will be announced in the coming months.

2022 Sponsors


Forecast is an AI-native platform that represents the most advanced technology ever applied to managing finances, resources and projects. Our software is the ultimate upgrade for any project team and organisation, already used by hundreds of agencies around the world, helping them to guide end to end projects to success, always staying on time, and within budget. Most importantly, Forecast empowers every team member to do their best work.

2022 Exhibitors


Protect client campaigns from click fraud (click and impression fraud by bots) – typically 40% on Facebook and 20% on Google unprotected campaigns – for significantly more human clicks, conversions and ROAS.


A recruitment firm specialising in the marketing and digital sectors. We use our own extensive database and the latest search technology to hunt down the best talent for our clients.


Halo are global leaders in risk management for agencies. We are best placed to fix variable costs and help develop campaigns that deliver maximum impact with zero risk.


Indigo Premedia is a pioneer of outsourcing for the creative industries.

Its clients are creative agencies which enjoy a host of cost and operational benefits by using pre-vetted talent, on-demand.



Providing marketing automation, CRM and sales automation solutions to agencies and SMEs. Our deep understanding of marketing, sales processes and technology, all with a strong customer focus, means we can deliver solutions that scale with your business and give lasting value.



A growth advisors to independent comms and tech businesses.  Founded by seasoned industry experts as an antidote to traditional consultancies, their experience offers a potent blend of strategy, commerciality and empathy. Helping owners and leaders to maximise value: in themselves, their team and, ultimately, their business.



Multi-award-winning animation studios that specialise in animation for business. They convey complex messages using animation, and have been recognised at festivals like the Moondance International and The Orlando Film Festival. Their projects include, but are not limited to, in-game cinematics, corporate explainers, training videos and virtual experiences.

Conference Exhibitor Studiospace


We believe that indie agencies are the future of creative services. So, we created a marketplace that makes it fast and simple for corporate buyers to find them, brief them and pay them. Every agency in our community has been handpicked by us because they’re amazing at what they do. We’re committed to helping our indie agencies thrive and achieve their ambitions, whatever they might be.



We help you make better decisions with your money.

Owners: we discuss how do you protect, retain control, plan for exit and look after employees?

Individuals: we help you align your finances to your personal goals.