Tocquigny Named Interactive Agency for World Vision

Austin-Based Agency to Capitalize on Interactive Expertise to Generate Online Donations

AUSTIN, Texas--()--Tocquigny, one of the nations top independent interactive marketing agencies, has been selected by World Vision, a Seattle-based global relief organization, to create and implement interactive strategies that drive online donations and build an online brand.

According to Brad Cooper, World Vision Division Director of Interactive Media for Donor Engagement, "We chose Tocquigny not only because of their outstanding team and excellent track record in the industry, but also because they fully share our passion for utilizing Interactive technologies to better serve children and communities around the world. We are very excited about the potential our combined teams have in building best-in-class programs to attract and retain World Vision supporters."

Tocquigny competed against five other national agencies before being awarded the interactive account for World Vision. Tocquigny was chosen because of their unique creative approach, their past experience producing highly successful and measurable interactive campaigns and their ability to build online relationships with customers for clients such as Dell and AMD.

This engagement with World Vision fulfills both the personal and professional passions of our staff, said Yvonne Tocquigny, Chief Executive Officer of the agency. We have a passion to help children. And that aligns beautifully with World Visions mission. Professionally, we are a perfect fit for World Vision because of our expertise in reaching the new consumer through a scientifically formulated combination of the latest digital media formats and the most effective new technologies.

Tocquigny has partnered with Mediasmith, one of the nations largest integrated media agencies, to leverage their proven expertise in optimizing media campaigns and will begin implementing interactive strategies for World Vision before the end of 2006.

About World Vision

World Vision helps transform the lives of approximately 100 million of the worlds poorest children and families in nearly 100 countries, including the United States. Their non-profit work extends assistance to all people, regardless of their religious beliefs, gender, race, or ethnic background. World Vision focuses its work on projects that help communities address the root causes not just the symptoms of poverty. www.worldvision.org

About Tocquigny

As both an interactive marketing agency and measurement consultancy, Tocquigny is uniquely qualified to provide clients with the latest in innovative marketing. Tocquigny provides completely integrated solutions that utilize every advantage offered by the convergence of media and technology, complemented by their unique ability to collect and analyze data, provide insights that increase marketing success. www.tocquigny.com

About Mediasmith

Mediasmith develops advertising media strategies, plans and buys in virtually all product categories and utilizes all media. Mediasmith has put together effective campaigns for countless clients in every medium imaginable by leveraging its complete understanding of the media environment. Mediasmith continues to be active in the movement to standardize metrics, business practices and components across interactive and traditional media within the industry. www.mediasmith.com

Contacts

Tocquigny, Austin
Peter Moossy, 512-532-2800
pmoossy@tocquigny.com

Contacts

Tocquigny, Austin
Peter Moossy, 512-532-2800
pmoossy@tocquigny.com