The not for profit social media, campaign and brand building agency

Active Connections is a social enterprise that works to helps connect your message to those that matter, to you.

Social Media Marketing

We focus on supporting those working in the sport, health and well being sectors. Our aim is to help connect people to your message. 

We offer a range of services that help organisations develop their online presence, their campaigns and their brand. As ‘100% not for profit ‘organisation our profits go into supporting our social projects that connect people to the power of sport and fitness, which includes the award winning projects such as ActiveDads, GirlForce and Active Start. Active Connections is also the parent company of award winning brands GlowSports and Ministry of Running and their subsidiaries. Proving that we can develop brands and deploy effective online marketing each and everyday.


Through our projects and brands we have learnt how to engage, activate and reach beneficiaries on both social and commercial projects. We now support others to do the same.

Established in 2011 we pride ourselves to have worked with local, regional and national partners including Barnardos, Bristol City Council, NHS Bristol, University of Gloucestershire, StreetGames, Forestry Commission, NHS Gloucestershire, Active Gloucestershire and organisations from the voluntary and private sectors.


Years in Business


Years of Growth






Team Members


Social Projects

Social Media Assistant
Social Media Assitant
Programme Manager
Business Support Manager
Brand Manager
Senior Project Manager
Founder and CEO
O U R    V I S I O N

To become the leading social media, campaign and brand building agency in the sport, health and wellbeing sectors. 

Passionate About Our Clients, Funders and Partners

Our work speaks for itself. We have developed our services based on year of experience and strive to do more so we can help others more.

Some Firsts

We were not born an agency but we have evolved into one. It has been a process that has allowed us to learn through experience and evaluating the smallest detail. With the experience of working both with clients and beneficiaries daily, we have grown with the knowledge of how to reach the unreachable and engage the unengaged. 


Jan, 2011

Active Connections founded by Mike Squire

June , 2011

First contract awarded with NHS Bristol and Bristol City Council on developing an early years programme

October, 2011

First large grant awarded by Comic Relief for the ActiveDADs project


September, 2012

First consultancy contract awarded with StreetGames UK

June, 2015

First own commercial brand launched. (GlowSports)