Leeds-based Umpf is one of the UK’s first integrated PR and social media agencies. It is one of the most awarded PR agencies in the North of England, with 28 industry awards, including seven ‘agency of the year’ accolades in the last three years. Awards this year include a ‘European Excellence Award in Public Affairs’ as well as ‘Integrated PR Agency of the Year’ for the third consecutive year (the agency has creative, web and PPC/paid social in-house). Campaigns this year have included work for Belling, D&D London, Models Own, NHS, Radisson Blu, The Grand Hotel & Spa, Trinity Leeds, Virgin Trains and White Rose Shopping Centre. Each of these clients – and 90% of the agency’s clients in total – approached Umpf to work with them.
Since their start in 2009, Umpf have had an excellent reputation among their peers, often recommended to Clients by other agencies. A creative team, that from the outset exploited the link between editorial PR and social media. Travel & leisure is a strength but retail and consumer goods also feature.