The number of marketing communications firms in North America exceeds 25,000.

agency networks

It helps to have a network to grow.

Most of these are small firms staffed by fewer than 25. And often they need help. Joining an independent advertising agency network is a great way to find that help.

Sanders Consulting Group has presented at many of the network meetings on personality profiling, new business, ad agency branding and improving structure and process. We look forward to our continuing relationship with all of the networks.

If you do not see your network please contact us so we can include yours!

Independent Advertising Agency Network Contacts


Passion for Excellence

ComVort is the world’s largest network of specialized, owner-managed, marketing and communication agencies. It was founded in 1989 and nowadays is comprised of 170 agencies worldwide, offering 12 different specialized services. ComVort helps the agencies to develop new business locally and internationally, and propagates expertise from network members. Only the finest agencies receive the ComVort Stamp in order to meet ComVort’s high level of service, but on top of that we enhance personal relationships as business is done by people, not just by companies.

Transworld Advertising Agency Network – TAAN

Global Insight with Local Market Access

One of the world’s oldest, largest and most successful networks of carefully selected independent advertising agencies. Today there are 52 TAAN member agencies operating on every continent, in 32 countries and  57 cities worldwide. The TAAN network is built with the concept that shared knowledge and intelligence creates powerful insight in addressing the goals of agencies and marketers throughout the world.


Community of independent agencies around the world

MAGNET is a collaborative network of the world’s top marketing and advertising agencies. MAGNET and its member agencies represent more than 800 clients worldwide with total annual billings of more than $1.6 billion USD.  MAGNET is a group of non-competing, independently owned advertising agencies in major markets throughout the world. The network is comprised of leading agencies, with billings ranging from 8 million to 200 million US dollars, sharing a desire to pursue and achieve excellence in this profession we call marketing.

Canada Advertising Agency Network (T-CAAN)

Canada’s Local Connection for Marketing Communications

Since 1963, T-CAAN has been Canada’s local connection for marketing communications. With a unique presence in every significant market across Canada, we offer truly national reach, integrating individual insights that are always closer to the customer. We are united by a shared passion for our work, and a commitment to building a network of inspiration and expertise for our clients that is as innovative and diverse as our country.  Everywhere – for each other.


Leading international network of independent advertising agencies. All agencies are owned locally, but work globally.

ICOM is the most geographically balanced of international independent advertising and marketing communications networks. ICOM is made up of more than 70 member agencies in 50-plus countries. Founded in 1950 as the National Federation of Advertising Agencies, ICOM offers clients an alternative to the huge and increasingly similar agency groups. Today, the network has billings of US$2.4 billion and gross income exceeding US$390 million.

Worldwide Partners

Largest owner-operated agency network

Our mission is clear: To help make your agency and clients great by enhancing profits, revenue and fulfillment. We’re the world’s largest owner-operated agency network and the 10th largest network overall – public or private: $3.9 billion in billings, 92 agencies, 55 countries across Asia, EMEA, Latin America and North America. Agency partners own the network, and we’re structured for global business with senior, full-time regional directors and HQ staff.

Intermarket Agency Network

A place for leaders of marketing agencies to share, learn, grow.

IAN (Intermarket Agency Network) is a forum for leaders of noncompetitive marketing agencies to openly exchange knowledge in a collaborative setting. A nationwide association of carefully selected agencies, its members meet twice annually to freely discuss important issues like new business, financials, HR, creativity, growth and much more. No topic is off limits.

Business to Business Network – BBN

B2B agencies worldwide resisting the ordinary

BBN is the world’s leading independent network of international B2B communication agencies. For nearly three decades, members across the globe have used a collaborative approach that enables them to strengthen their capabilities and enhance their business growth to ensure award-winning results for all of their clients around the world. Today, you’ll find BBN member agencies in more than 25 locations around the world, who work together because they want to.

The San Jose Network (SJN)

The new way of thinking…

SJN is an international independent advertising agency network serving the multicultural markets of the U.S. and Latin America. Today, the network is composed of 18 marketing communications firms, serving 36 markets across Latin America. Our services include business planning, research, brand strategy, and ROI modeling. Our independent advertising agency network specializes in message development, TV commercials, persuasive content, and ideation across digital, social and advertising channels. SJN along with its Consulting and Public Relations divisions services Fortune 1000 clients and today’s International industry leaders across the fields of public relations, marketing consulting, social media, channels/media planning and media buying.



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