Filipino Marketing Firm Wins International Award in Dubai

In Photo from left to right: Cleve Arguelles CEO and President of WR Numero Research, Faye Abrihan COO of Oracle Media Group, Brian Poe-Llamanzares CEO of A-team 360 Reputation Management Firm, Leo Lofranco WR Advisory Group VP for Data Analytics, Robin Garcia CEO of the WR Advisory Group, and Jerik Santos President of the A3 Group of companies.

Dubai, U.A.E.– During the Marketing 2.0 conference held in Dubai, A-Team 360 Reputation Management Firm received the esteemed “Outstanding Leadership Award”. Led by Brian Poe-Llamanzares, the Filipino-owned company was awarded alongside renowned global entities in the marketing industry.

Poe-Llamanzares, CEO of A-Team 360 proudly noted that the secret to the success of his company was due to the support of his strategic business partners and team. 

“What I learned as a business owner is that real leadership is knowing when to take a step back and let the real experts take the lead,”


After 3 years of building up the group, the firm is now comprised of strategic partnerships between 360 marketing agencies, namely: A3, Oracle Media Group, and research and analytics firm WR advisory group. 

In photo: Right Most, Brian Poe Llamanzares stands along side other Filipino Awardees at the Marketing 2.0 conference

Poe-Llamanzares was accompanied by the owners of these companies at the conference, where they collectively promoted the Philippines as an ideal destination for foreign companies seeking to outsource their marketing, data research, and creative requirements. Poe-Llamanzares emphasized the economic potential offered by the creative industry, particularly in marketing, content creation, and related sectors, highlighting the significant contribution they make to the industry.

“The Philippines is currently one of the world’s leading providers of creative services bringing in roughly $4 billion dollars in revenue. If you’re going to outsource your creative needs, I would proudly suggest investing in a Filipino team.”

There were other marketing firms from the Philippines that were also awarded in the same ceremony. Poe-Llamanzares noted he was even prouder to know that he was not alone in representing the country in this internal awarding ceremony.

“Each firm here does something that makes them stand out. They’ve achieved so much in the field of marketing. I’m humbled to be able to stand shoulder to shoulder with these industry experts. I have so much left to learn. I’m truly grateful.” 

In Photo: Jerik Santos, President of the A3 Group of Companies

Jerik Santos, President of the A3 Group of companies, took pride in their firm’s achievement.

“It’s such an honor for our A-Team 360 Group to get recognized by a globally acclamied marketing committee, Marketing 2.0 Conference. It goes to show that our group is making waves in the global arena,”

Jerik Santos
In Photo: Faye Abrihan COO of Oracle Media Group and Leo Lofranco VP for Data Analytics of the WR Advisory Group

Meanwhile Faye Abrihan explained that this award was a testament to all the years the group had been working together to build an efficient and effective firm. 

“We have all been collaborating with each other the past few years and I hope we can keep showcasing our collective’s expertise even more in the future,”

Faye Abrihan

WR advisory VP for Data Analytics Leo Lofranco explained that the recognition was both reaffirming and humbling.

“What great pleasure and humility to see our company’s efforts A-Team 360s get fully recognized and awarded up stage in an international Marketing Conference,”

Leo Lofranco

Poe-Llamanzares expressed his heartfelt thanks to each of his business partners stating that this award would not have been possible without their support. Adding that the award truly belongs to all of them.

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