S&E Sponsorship Group Acquired By Dentsu Aegis, Will Be Rebranded As MKTG CanadaPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16
Toronto-based S&E Sponsorship Group has been acquired by Dentsu Aegis and will be integrated into Dentsu Aegis’ experiential/event marketing agency MKTG. The new company will be branded as MKTG Canada. "It came down to people and fit, and they (MKTG) have a real culture of inclusion that's...
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