The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

Agency of the Year is awarded to the Agency that garners the most points overall for winning entries (Pencils, Merits, Special Awards).
For additional information on agency rankings and point allocation, view more details directly below.


In order to receive points for the Agency rankings, a credited agency must meet the following:

  • Agency must be credited under the Primary Agency listing on the specific award win.
  • Agency must be credited under one of these credit types:
    Agency, Design Firm, Digital Agency, PR / Marketing

When multiple agencies* meet the above requirements on the same award win, then the points for that award win are equally divided among those agencies.
*NOTE: Points are also equally divided with any listed Primary Agency credited under the Internal / In-House Agency credit type.

MULTIPLE AWARDS WITHIN A DISCIPLINE
If the same piece of work won multiple awards within a Discipline, the points for the one (1) highest award in that discipline were counted towards 'Of the Year' awards.

AWARDS IN MULTIPLE DISCIPLINES
If the same piece of work won awards across multiple Disciplines, the points for the highest award per discipline were counted towards 'Of the Year' awards.

For 2022, the rankings were determined based on the point values listed on this chart:

AWARD
Gold Pencil
Silver Pencil
Bronze Pencil
Merit
Fusion Pencil
CMO Pencil
SDG Pencil
Green Pencil
Penta Pencil
Best of Discipline
Best of Show
POINTS
15
7
3
1
30
30
30
30
50
45  (15 + 30)
90  (15 + 30 + 45)

Rank

Agency Rankings

Points

1

Leo Burnett / Chicago

30

2

Special US / Los Angeles

21

3

Droga5 / New York

17

4

adam&eveDDB / London

15.50

5

180LA / Los Angeles

15

6

dentsuMB / New York

15

7

Energy BBDO / Chicago

15

8

FCB New Zealand / Auckland

15

9

Ogilvy Germany

15

10

T/A POL AS / Oslo

15

11

DAVID / Madrid

7

12

GUT / Sao Paulo

7

13

Ogilvy / New York

7

14

Ogilvy UK / London

7

15

Commonwealth//McCann / Detroit

6

16

TBWA\Media Arts Lab / Los Angeles

6

17

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

4

18

Saatchi & Saatchi / New York

3.50

19

Africa / São Paulo

3

20

Highdive / Chicago

3

21

Leo Burnett GmbH / Frankfurt am Main

3

22

Lucky Generals / London

3

23

mortierbrigade / brussels

3

24

Wunderman Thompson / London

3

25

DDB Mudra Group / Mumbai

2

26

Le Truc / New York

2

27

Publicis Italy / Milan

2

28

Uncommon Creative Studio / London

2

29

MSL Group / Chicago

1.50

30

BBDO / New York

1

31

BBH USA / New York

1

32

Commonwealth//McCann / Bogota

1

33

Cossette / Toronto

1

34

CYW / Madrid

1

35

DDB Group / Sydney

1

36

dentsu mcgarrybowen China / Shanghai

1

37

dentsuMB Taiwan / Taipei

1

38

Droga5 / London

1

39

Forsman & Bodenfors / Göteborg

1

40

FRED & FARID / New York

1

41

GREY / New York

1

42

GUT / Buenos Aires

1

43

GUT / Miami

1

44

In the Company of Huskies / Dublin

1

45

INNOCEAN Worldwide Europe / Berlin

1

46

Isobar France / Paris

1

47

McCann / London

1

48

Ogilvy Mumbai / India

1

49

Puff / Shanghai

1

50

TBWA\Media Arts Lab / Shanghai

1

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