Bates Strategic Alliance is the Sri Lanka office of Bates CHI & Partners, a creative network of the global communications giant WPP. Bates Strategic Alliance became part of the network in 1993, its inception year. Set up as a pioneer integrated marketing communications agency, we offer our clients the benefit of engaging their consumers and target audiences holistically with their brands using advertising, public relations, events & experiences, and digital & social media. The Agency’s PR arm, itself a pioneer in Sri Lanka, is the exclusive affiliate of Burson-Marsteller, and its media resource of unmatched strength is delivered through an exclusive partnership with MEC/GroupM , both global networks of WPP.
The Agency has, over its 20+ years, served many of the country’s blue-chip private sector clients including several telecom clients, banks, FMCG and service organizations. Public sector clients served include SriLankan Airlines, all key state banks, and industry associations in tea and apparel. We have used our strategic insights and creative prowess to help our prestigious list of local and multinational clients build their brands innovatively, winning many accolades on the way. Our way to effective communication and brand adoption is through engaging consumers and generating brand conversations online and offline.
NIMAL GUNEWARDENA / CHAIRMAN & CEO
SHERON JAYASUNDERA / COO, BATES