TBWA and Facebook Team up for Regional Creative Agency Program
Posted on July 02, 2018

Global advertising agency TBWA Worldwide announced it was entering into a regional program with Facebook that will be rolled-out in Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Central and Eastern Europe.

The TBWA Facebook Foundry, is a program focused on inspiration, learning and creativity. As part of this partnership, more than 1500 TBWA employees will benefit from a custom-built Facebook Blueprint learning initiative, which combines online courses, in-person training and the option for certification on Facebook and Instagram campaign implementation and measurement.

Commenting on this partnership, Facebook’s Head of Agencies in MENA, Ian Manning said: “In today’s competitive digital environment, the Facebook Foundry program, which incorporates a Blueprint learning program alongside inspiration sessions and creative sprints, offers a differentiated and reliable platform to measure and hone a creative agency’s competencies. We’re pleased to work together with TBWA’s regional offices on this program and are confident that each and every session will further empower the teams to enhance their digital creativity.”

Cem Topcuoglu, President – TBWA CEE, Middle East and Africa, said, “Our partnership with Facebook serves as a foundation for a long-term strategic roadmap to deliver new digital experiences in the fast-growing MEA and CEE markets. This initiative could not have come at a better time, as we pave the way for new and impactful campaigns.” 

Noah Khan, Regional Head of Digital & Innovation - CEE, Africa and Middle East, TBWA & DAN, said: “Our partnership with Facebook will facilitate deeper, meaningful conversation between our clients and their target audiences. This initiative further signifies our commitment to collaborate with our partners and our collective vision of creating incredible disruptive work. It also further enforces our belief in training and cultivating the incredible talent of people we have at TBWA.”