ENTRY DEADLINE: September 20 | LATE DEADLINE: September 27

The most sought after, elite agency leaderboard in marketing—Chief Marketer’s Agencies of the Year recognizes the top marketing agencies across a dozen specialties and is promoted (and celebrated) to more than 1.5 million. Our editors will select and profile the top agencies across multiple segments and channels. All Agencies of the Year will be featured on a year-round RFP Partner Portal clients will use to search for and connect with agencies.


Entry Guidelines

Entry Dates

September 20, 2024

September 27, 2024

All entries must be submitted by September 27, 2024. The Top Marketing Agencies of 2024 will be notified in November 2024.

Who's Eligible?

Chief Marketer’s Agencies of the Year is open to all marketing and advertising firms worldwide. 

Entry Fees

Initial Entry: $499
Late Fee: $99

A late fee of will be applied to entries submitted after September 20. Payment in full must accompany the entry. Entry fees are not refundable.

Submission Requirements

  • Describe your agency in fewer than 200 words.
  • Detail any industry or business business certifications that are active.
  • What’s new from the last 12 months we should know about?
  • What new services, products or expertise have you added in the last 12 months, and why did you add them?
  • Rank your top three core agency offerings.
  • Tell us about two campaigns you executed in the past 12 months. Explain why it was a success for your client.
  • Put on your future cast goggles: What are three trends that the industry will be talking about in 2029?
  • Name five client brands you have worked with in the last 12 months (will be public).
  • Any recent accolades or awards we should be aware of?


How do I know if my agency is eligible?
The Chief Marketer’s Top Marketing Agencies is open to all marketing agencies. 

How do we increase our chances of making the list?
Winners are selected based on several criteria including: insightful client case studies; high-caliber, consistent work across programs for clients; innovative and creative investments and updates; and bold and inspiring concepts and ideas that are moving the industry forward. The agencies named to this program each year are thought leaders in their craft and representative of the best of the marketing industry.

How are the applications selected?
Applications are evaluated by the Chief Marketer editorial staff. We judge your entry based on your firms services, products, employee initiatives and activities, and core agency offerings. 

When will I know about the status of my submission?
You will be notified by Chief Marketer in November 2024 regarding your application if you are named a Top Marketing Agency for 2024.



For questions about the Agencies of the Year Program, contact:

Megan Sigg
Senior Marketing Manager 
Chief Marketer
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Senior Account Executive
Chief Marketer & PRNEWS 
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