Founder and Managing Director of Circle Agency
Claire Stokes is the founder and Managing Director of Circle Agency- one of the UK’s leading Brand Experience specialists. Claire began her career in the experiential agencies of North America, working for some of the world’s largest consumer brands, before setting up shop in the UK in 2003 . Alongside her team, she has delivered award winning work for PlayStation, H&M, Relish, EA Games, O2, MaxiNutrition (GSK), Dorset Cereals, Disney, Allianz Insurance, Symantec and many more. With over 20 years experience as an experiential specialist, there are few that share her knowledge or her passion for the event marketing industry.
A regular speaker and lecturer on Experiential in the UK and overseas, she is a Business Leader of the Marketing Society and was the founding chair of the IPM’s Experiential Council. Claire has consistently featured in EVENT Magazine’s list of the UK’s 100 most influential people in the Event Industry, coming in 5th in the 2016 edition and she received the coveted accolade of Female Leader in Marketing at the 2013 Women in Marketing Awards