Creating Innovative Marketing and Branding Campaigns 

We are a creative media, branding and marketing social enterprise. Connecting your message to those that matter most.

We pride ourselves on being one of very few not for agencies in this sector that support their own commercial brands. We did not start out in 2011 as a marketing agency, but have grown into a creative organisation working both on digital campaigns and traditional marketing campaigns. We have developed and delivered award winning campaigns in the sport and physical activity sector. We started as a sport for good organisation and through a number of evolutions developed and grew the team into a marketing social enterprise. In 2018 we became part of Ministry of Running Ltd, as an in-house creative team that also supports a small number of external clients. We work with clients that share our values, supporting a number of not for profit and public organisations/campaigns.

Through our work developed strategies to reach people through innovative and creative campaigns. We have evolved the skills to help clients raise their profile and compete in a competitive arena both on social media and a traditional branding and marketing landscape. Using our expertise we now work with many clients from the public and third sectors to develop their social media presence and online digital campaigns. 

 

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 public, voluntary and private sectors. 

We offer a range of branding marketing services that include;

  • Marketing strategies
  • Social media plans
  • Branding, personal and business
  • Creative content
  • Digital marketing
  • Web design

 

7

Years in Business

7

Years of Growth

12

Clients

3

Awards

8

Team Members

3

Own Campaigns

O U R    V I S I O N

To become the leading creative and digital campaign organisation supporting the private, public and third sectors in the sport and fitness sectors. Helping to change peoples lives everyday, reaching them wherever they may be.

Our Funders and Partners

Our work would not be possible without the support of funders and partners.

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. 

2011

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

2012

September, 2012

First consultancy contract awarded with StreetGames UK

June, 2015

First own commercial brand launched. (GlowSports)