11 August 2023

Contagious joins Ascential 

Our world-class insights, events and advisory business strengthens Ascential’s offering for the marketing and creative industries

The team at Contagious is delighted to announce that we have become part of Ascential, the specialist information, analytics, events and ecommerce optimisation company. 

Ascential’s existing marketing brands include LIONS, the global creative benchmark; and WARC, the leading authority on marketing effectiveness. 

Contagious’ co-founder and Chief Brand Officer, Paul Kemp-Robertson, says:

‘We are excited to join Ascential and partner with such well-established and esteemed brands in our industry as LIONS and WARC. Our focus on creative intelligence and innovation will add a new dimension to Ascential and supercharge our ability to help customers deliver marketing with more impact and a competitive edge.’

Philip Thomas, CEO of Ascential Intelligence & Events, says:

‘Contagious' ability to anticipate and analyse creative trends brings new capability to Ascential’s Marketing segment, alongside LIONS and WARC. It will support our mission to help the world’s biggest brands produce world-class, highly effective and truly creative marketing. We look forward to welcoming Contagious to Ascential, and to delivering even stronger insights for our customers, accelerating growth for all.’

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