diamond:dogs|group becomes Emakina, acting as hub for Central and Eastern Europe

diamond:dogs|group becomes Emakina, acting as hub for Central and Eastern Europe

In September 2015, Emakina Group announced the 100% takeover of diamond:dogs|group, a leading group of central European digital agencies, headquartered in Vienna. Today diamond:dogs|group is renamed ‘Emakina’, with responsibility over the Central and Eastern European market. It will contribute to the successful expansion of Emakina Group from its offices in Vienna, coordinating activities of Emakina’s agencies in Salzburg, Zurich and Zagreb, and further growth in the area.

From Austrian to regional digital agency leader

Founded in 1999, diamond:dogs|group has become a highly respected player in the industry in Austria and Switzerland. As Emakina Group’s hub for Central and Eastern Europe, it now pursues further growth in Austria, Southern Germany, Eastern Switzerland, Croatia and the whole Eastern European area.

European leadership

With its 700 digital experts, working from 15 offices in 8 countries, Emakina Group is in the top 3 of European independent digital communication agency networks. With the support of its global partner network, it guides countless renowned national and international customers in their communication and digital transformation.

Gerhard Handler, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the rebranded Central & Eastern European hub ‘Emakina’ is proud of the new chapter in the long history of his group of companies:

"As Emakina, we will strengthen our clients’ and our own market position immediately and for the long term. Our expansion across Central and Eastern Europe opens up interesting new international perspectives and possibilities. Our customers can continue to rely on our innovative and high-quality services; we know how to transform the challenges of digital transformation into opportunities and integral solutions. "


Across Central and Eastern Europe, Emakina offers a broad range of services for organisations, from strategic development, and concept creation to design, implementation, and marketing of online based customized and efficient solutions for dialogue and transactions.

Its strategic core business areas are digital marketing and communication, web building, applications, and commerce. The team fully leverages the potential of the digital age, and guides customers in their long term digital transformation.

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About Emakina

Emakina is the new name of diamond:dogs|group. Established in 1999 in Austria, the company became part of Emakina Group (listed on Alternext Brussels) in September 2015. It is in charge of Emakina’s Central and Eastern European operations, and serves countless renowned national and international customers, such as BILLA, Datalop, EVN, Fabric House, Greentube, HEAD, Heineken / Brau Union, Hyundai, L'Oréal, Merkur, Microsoft,  Högl Shoes, HYPO NOE, ÖAMTC, REWE Group, SOS Children's Villages, Siemens, Starzinger, Swisscom, and Swiss Post.

Weyringergasse 30, 1040 Wien

About Emakina.NL

Emakina Netherlands (Emakina.NL) is part of Emakina Group and operates as a full-service agency.
Thanks to its focus on creativity, technology and business expertise, the group is ranked in the top 3 of independent European full-service digital agencies.
700 enthusiastic experts in The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Austria and Turkey design, execute and evaluate cutting-edge user experiences.
In team with international partners, they deliver local and global services in communication, web building, applications and commerce. They guide companies and institutions through their digital transformation, creating increased customer engagement, new opportunities and business lines, and helping them to simply work better.
Emakina reported annual sales of 70,3m euro in 2015 and is listed on Alternext of Euronext Brussels (ALEMK - ISIN: BE 0003843605).
www.emakina.nl www.emakina.com

Danzigerkade 4
1013 AP Amsterdam
The Netherlands