AIKEN is a full service, independent integrated communications agency with offices in Belfast and Dublin.
We have been in business for more than 28 years and we are an all-island agency founded to win arguments, protect reputations and support our clients’ commercial priorities.
Our principles are honesty, trust and integrity, performance orientation, sustainability, accountability and mutual respect. We are a dynamic agency driven to provide the highest quality service to our clients, offering support that gives them the capacity to influence public, business, industry and government opinion through smart and effective strategies. We develop and implement integrated campaigns that draw upon skills in media relations, experiential PR, advocacy, influencer, events, planning and community consultation and sponsorship management.
Our award-winning public affairs team is actively involved in lobbying on behalf of our clients with regulatory bodies, policy strategists, government departments and communities, providing monitoring, intelligence, research and targeted campaigns to shape decision making. We have a dedicated planning and community engagement team that specialises in the design and implementation of community engagement plans on both major and regionally significant projects.
Our client portfolio spans global businesses, independent public bodies, indigenous Island of Ireland and NI companies including; Ulster GAA (Casement Park), Diageo, Huawei, the Climate Change Advisory Council, AFBI, ESB, Translink, NIE Networks, Electric Ireland, ACCA, McAleer & Rushe, Sysco, Progressive Building Society, and White’s Oats.
At AIKEN our dynamic and highly motivated team, lie at the heart of our success. Our team has vast knowledge of the Irish and UK economic landscapes, the intricacies of the public policy environment, the complexities of the corporate world, the strict regulatory environment for corporates and the challenges of the highly competitive consumer market.