Accreditations and Awards

A multi-award winning top 10 UK Digital Agency

We are incredibly proud of the work we have done for our clients at Fat Media, over the years we have picked up a host of top industry awards; which is a fantastic testament to the team of experts we have here and the passion and motivation they show to achieve results.

Our most recent acknowledgements include...

  • Finalist for 'Best Large Agency' - Northern Marketing Awards 2018
  • Finalist for 'Digital Agency of the Year' - Red Rose Awards 2018
  • Winner of ‘Best Employer of the Year’ – Downtown In Business Awards 2017
  • Winner of 'Young Un of 2016' an individual award for John French, Fat Media MD - Lancashire Business View Young Uns 2016
  • Winner of 'Best eCommerce Website Provider' - Technology Innovator Awards 2016
  • Finalist for ‘Best Large Digital Agency’ - Prolific North Awards 2016
  • Finalist in 3 categories - The BIBAs 2016

On behalf of clients, we have also achieved…

  • Winner of 'Marketing & Customer Engagement Award' for our work with H&H Insurance Brokers - UK Broker Awards 2018
  • Winner of 'Best Website and SEO Marketing' for our work with Wildsmith Hotels - Hotel Marketing Awards 2018
  • Winner of 'Best Digital Marketing Campaign - Third Sector' for our work with BeGambleAware - Northern Digital Awards 2018
  • Winner of 'Digital Project of the Year' for our work with YOTEL - UK IT Industry Awards 2017
  • Winner of 'Campaign of the Year' for our email marketing work with The Daffodil Hotel & Spa - Adestra 2017
  • Winner of Silver award for 'Best Consumer Relations Campaign' (joint entry with KRPR) for our work with Pork Farms - CIPR PRide Awards 2016
  • Winner of ‘Best Undergraduate Prospectus’ for our work with Lancaster University – Heist Awards 2016

These are just the most recent nods – we’ve actually been finalists and winners of over 30 awards as a company and for our work! The digital industry is constantly changing, so to be recognised consistently for producing high-quality, innovative work is something we’re really proud of.

10 Years

In 2015 we celebrate our 10th Birthday! We are incredibly proud to have evolved into the agency we are today, we couldn’t have done it without the support of our fantastic clients over the years.

About us


In July 2016 we became an official Google Premier Partner - putting us in an exclusive club of only 3% of all Google Partner companies. It means we meet stringent requirements from Google, including targets for customer retention, client revenue growth and customer care. It also means that we get early access to training and beta products from Google - all of which we can pass on to our clients!

Umbraco Gold Partners

Fat Media is one of a handful of Umbraco Gold Partners, the highest level of Umbraco affiliation. You can read more about what that means for our website development projects here.

Cyber Essentials Plus

In 2019 we achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, demonstrating our robust cyber security measures, protecting both ours and our clients' data and systems. The scheme is backed by the Government's National Cyber Security Centre, and also contributes to our GDPR compliance.

Top 10 UK Digital Agency

In September 2014 Fat Media were officially recognised as a UK Top 10 digital agency in the annual Drum Digital Census.

The Drum Digital Census provides a comprehensive review of the digital marketing agency landscape in the UK, highlighting the key players, trends and growth in the sector. The research was conducted by The Drum in partnership with the Recommended Agency Register, and ranked UK digital marketing agencies across three key factors; financial performance, client satisfaction and peer recognition.

We achieved 10th place and ‘elite status’ after scoring highly across all aspects of the census. The result also included a client satisfaction listing of 8th place and a peer review rating of 9th when benchmarked against other agencies all across the UK, employing staff of 51-99.

The Drum Recommends

Fat Media are members of The Drum Recommends (previously known as the Recommended Agency Register), which allows clients to rate our work to create an unbiased recommendation. We are excited to be able to offer our existing and prospective clients the opportunity to research, review and rate Fat Media alongside our agency peers from across the country.