Your gateway to the hearts & minds of multicultural Canada

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We’re a full service multicultural marketing agency in Toronto.

We help global brands sell products and services to new Canadians.

Our success is driven by knowing where your customers come from…

and where they yearn to go.

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7,540,830

Canadians are foreign born, representing one fifth of our total population. How many of them are you marketing to?

 

$53 Billion

is the amount spent by Chinese Canadian annually.* How much of this are they spending on
your products or services?

*Environics Analytics 2013

 

7.1 Million

Canadians' mother tongue is not English. Is your marketing speaking to them?

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Selected Work

We help some of the world’s top companies sell their products to new Canadians.

Here are some case studies showcasing our work, process and results.

Take Their Word

“AVcommunications has a direct pulse on the countless cultures in Toronto—assisting us in yearly marketing plans, producing tactical strategies, garnering new customers and maintaining repeat business.”

Allyson Kappers - Director, Event Marketing & Sales – East Central Region, Feld Entertainment Inc

“We did a thorough search to find the right ethnic agency that would fit our client BMW's needs, and wanted an agency that would act as more of a collaborative partner. We found this hands down with AV!”

Anne Spence - Account Director, Cundari

“There are very few agencies in Canada that have a strategic approach to multicultural marketing and at the same time have solid executional capabilities across various ethnic segments. AVcommunications is one of those very rare gems.”

Rakesh Kirtikar - Senior Manager, Marketing, Scotiabank

“AV’s sensitive intelligence gathering on the ground informed our outreach strategy, making sure our targeted marketing had the greatest impact.”

May Wong - Executive Director, The Omega Foundation

“In working with AVcommunications, I was very impressed with the depth of understanding of many cultures and the insights that resulted.”

Andrea Sali - Director/Account Services for Kia, Innocean Worldwide Canada, Inc

Recognition in Multicultural Marketing

We’re humbled by the recognition of our peers and industry organizations.

Here are some awards we are particularly proud of.

The Cassies

Association of National Advertisers

Facebook Studio Awards

The Cassies are Canada’s premier advertising awards that recognize and celebrate the effect advertising has on driving advertisers’ business.

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) Multicultural Excellence Awards recognize the year’s best multicultural advertising campaigns in North America.

An annual celebration and recognition of the best creative work on Facebook, Instagram, and Audience network worldwide.

Recognition in Multicultural Marketing

We’re humbled by the recognition of our peers and industry organizations.

Here are some awards we are particularly proud of.

The Cassies

The Cassies are Canada’s premier advertising awards that recognize and celebrate the effect advertising has on driving advertisers’ business.

Association of National Advertisers

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) Multicultural Excellence Awards recognize the year’s best multicultural advertising campaigns in North America.

Facebook Studio Awards

An annual celebration and recognition of the best creative work on Facebook, Instagram, and Audience network worldwide.

Expertise in Chinese Marketing

Our new subsidiary and Chinese digital marketing agency, Digital Avenue East, targets Chinese Canadians. As Tencent’s official partner in Canada, we have exclusive access to China’s most powerful social media and instant messaging platforms WeChat and QQ. We pioneered WeChat advertising in Canada through this partnership.