From humble roots to top, award-winning Canadian multicultural marketing agency.

Founded in 2003 by Marvi Yap and Anna Maramba, AVcommunications is a full-service multicultural marketing agency located in Canada.  From media planning, marketing campaigns and strategy, to creative development, programming and consumer research — you’ll find our work from coast to coast.

We’ve built an elite team of multicultural marketers, strategists, and ambassadors for your brand. No matter what business you’re in, we’ll help you navigate Canada’s cultural minefield and engage ethnic consumers in an authentic way.

Communication

We connect you to the people that matter and communicate your message in a way that is loud, clear, and concise. From planning to campaign execution, we are your gateway to the hearts and minds of new Canadians.

  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Development
  • Social Media & Digital Marketing
  • Media Planning & Buying

Experiential

We reach your audience within their communities and in the places they live, work and play. Then, we develop ways to interact and engage with them on the ground.

  • Event Management
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Shopper Marketing
  • Community Relations

Insights

We are your eyes and ears in the Canadian multicultural landscape. We use proprietary tools to gain deep insights about your audience, then find the best ways to engage them.

  • Multicultural Online Panel
  • Digital-based Research
  • Field Research
  • Life After Sampling Program

Communication

We connect you to the people that matter and communicate your message in a way that is loud, clear, and concise. From planning to campaign execution, we are your gateway to the hearts and minds of new Canadians.

Experiential

We reach your audience within their communities and in the places they live, work and play. Then, we develop ways to interact and engage with them on the ground.

Insights

We are your eyes and ears in the Canadian multicultural landscape. We use proprietary tools to gain deep insights about your audience, then find the best ways to engage them.

  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Development
  • Social Media & Digital Marketing
  • Media Planning & Buying
  • Event Management
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Shopper Marketing
  • Community Relations
  • Multicultural Online Panel
  • Digital-based Research
  • Field Research
  • Life After Sampling Program

Our Leadership Team

Owner & CEO

Shaharyar Irfan business development lead AVcommunications

Business Director

zeno lam creative director AVcommunications

Creative Director

Meet Team AVcommunications

Art Director

Account Manager

Account Executive

Digital Project Manager

Media Assistant

Advertising and Marketing Coordinator

Finance & Accounting

Communications Consultant

Shopper Marketing & Experiential Supervisor (Latin Markets)

Shopper Marketing & Experiential Supervisor (Afro-Caribbean Markets)

Special Events Ambassador (Afro-Caribbean Markets)

Special Events Ambassador (Ontario)

Shopper Marketing & Experiential Supervisor (Filipino Markets)

Shopper and Experiential Supervisor (BC Region)