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August 12, 2014

Work at Play Hosts Creative Pulse Event featuring All-star Ad Agency 123W - August 14th, 2014


Award-winning ad agency 123W coming to Work at Play’s Railtown office this Thursday, August 14th for an industry event that promises to delight and impress.

Learn from 123W, the agency that breaks rules, impresses clients and wins awards in this Creative Pulse event!

Join co-founders Jeff Harrison and Bryan Collins as they share lessons learned from launching 123w. This free presentation will cover:

  • Starting an ad agency/design collective in Vancouver
  • Reducing overheads and landing major clients (Mercedes, 7-11)
  • How advertisers benefit from collaboration (not competition)

Aug 14, 2014

6:00pm Doors open
7:00pm Drinks and ad industry social
7:00pm Drinks and ad industry social

This is a free event, register now and watch our Twitter @workatplay for the live updates, hashtag: #cp_yvr

About 123W

123W, the white-hot Vancouver ad agency is founded by former Dare creatives Rob Sweetman and Bryan Collins, former Rethink partner and design director Jeff Harrison, and Scot Keith, who founded Kommunity in 2010 to look after brands such as Hockey Canada and the BC Hockey League. The new agency – which is named for Vancouver’s longitude (west 123 degrees) – is an evolution of Kommunity’s business model, which Keith continues to run as a separate brand.

“The other thing that we like about [the name] 123 is that we’ve always felt that really powerful strategy can be articulated simply and really the best ways to work are also the simplest,” notes Sweetman.

Contact us with any questions or to put you on the guest list. We have beer.