As the largest independent media network, we

invest in innovation, digital transformation and advanced and effective ways of communicating

encourage strong and independent Dutch brands to join forces

invest in data solutions

Candid Group Network

Candid Group is the largest independent Dutch network of media, marketing and communication agencies. Combined media forces empower local players.
Independent news channel for and about the media industry
Makes programmatic accessible for everyone
Provides market research that generates maximum profits
Work smarter with tailor-made technical solutions
M2Media is the number one media agency (source: De FONK50)
Expert in distribution and marketing for the European retail market
Delivers the unified power of a shared media service center
Optimises return on your media budget
Ensures affordable media for small (cultural) budgets
The best Dutch media agency (source: Adformatie Christmas report 2016)
Expert in distribution and marketing for the European retail market

Combined media forces empower Dutch advertisers

‘Candid’ means truthful and frank and represents transparent and accessible service. People choose brands, not the other way around. As a leading independent marketing and communication network it is our mission to help brands develop a lasting and profitable connection with their target audiences. By optimally aligning our media, content, tech and data services we bridge the gap between consumer and brand. Applying an enterprising approach focusing on the consumer’s interests and behaviour. With personal attention. We champion organisations searching for the most effective media and marketing solutions. Aiming for a more powerful market position.

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Our brands are specialised in a wide range of areas. From target group research to media buying, from developing a website to building a data management platform. From content strategy to a programmatic buying campaign. At Candid Group, we cut across silos and stimulate our brands to combine their specialist knowledge and expertise for the benefit of our clients. Our centralised services reduce the overheads for our brands, freeing up more time and budget for innovation. The consolidation of our media buying also benefits our media clients. In turn, this allows us to safeguard our edge in technology and to achieve more for our clients. Both now and in the future. I hope to meet you soon.

Gérard Ghazarian
CEO, Candid Group
Layer
Layer

Our partners

The trade association of digital marketing
Center for marketing insights - research - analytics
OpenX creates programmatic marketplaces where premium publishers and app developers can moneytize
AppNexus is an internet technology company that empowers the real-time sale and purchase of digital advertising
Google is a search engine
Amazon stands for e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media
Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.
ESOMAR is the global voice of the data, research and insights community
MoPub is a Twitter company and provides monetization solutions for mobile app publishers and developers around the globe
Pubmatic has automation solutions for digital advertising
Piwik Pro is een analytics- en datamanagement tool en wordt door de Europese Commissie, verschillende landen, de Nederlandse overheid en de belastingdienst gebruikt om hun systemen GDPR-compliant te maken.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals: Policy neutral, we are the world's largest information privacy organization
PvKO is an association that gives direction to companies that want to continue to respond to the changing demands and needs of the customer.
Rubicon Project is an online advertising technology firm
Rubicon Project is an online advertising technology firm
Amazon stands for e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media
The International Association of Privacy Professionals: Policy neutral, we are the world's largest information privacy organization

Candid Group

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