Recommended Agency Register (RAR) is The Drum’s service to help brands to choose agencies, based on ratings. The RAR database contains over 55000 ratings left by brands.

Each year we download the ratings from the database to identify which agencies are the highest-rated by clients and recognise those agencies via the RAR Awards. Winning can only be achieved through the high regard of clients, demonstrated with ratings on

We can then help brands to quickly identify the best agencies across a number of disciplines and service levels.

The shortlists have been announced, here on the site and via social media. Congratulations to all the nominees. 

The winners in each category will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 24th April. The ceremony will be held in the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square and a range of tables for the awards can be booked here. Tables for the awards can be booked here.