In 2013, under the vision and leadership of Nadeem Kabir Alvi Oktopus was formed in partnership with Waqar Haidri & Tabish Waqar. It was previously known as Kimco Adv -ertisingwhich was formed in 1965 by Mr. Haidri. This collaboration came as a surprise
for many. It was a tough challenge, considering the international brands operating in the market but Oktopus was all ready to take up the new challenge.
Lahore, Lahore Hai!
The partners knew they cannot leave any page unturned, therefore there was no chance to leave the second major market alone.
Agha Nabeel, who is one of the founding members joined Oktopus to lead the Lahore region.
Finally, the Lahore office went operational with few clients in hand & a small team
The first of many, Oktopus Lands DWP
The first major win came in for Oktopus when they landed DWP, a company known for their two leading brands in the market i.e. Gree & Eco Star
Lahore station was off the kick start followed by few major wins such as Panther Tyre & ZIC Lubricants.
Oktopus Bags Huawei
This was the first international brand to land in Oktopus followed by many in the years to come.
This win sure landed Oktopus on the mainstream circuit in the industry.
A Year To Remember
2015, was a great year. Not only Oktopus won 40 plus accounts, we were listed as the top 10 media buying houses in Pakistan.
There were some major wins such as Medicam, Fruiten, Skincare etc.
Huawei awards Oktopus The Quality Partner Award
Huawei awarded Oktopus with Quality Partner Award for their excellent services and performance in terms of media efficiencies.
Oktopus Wins Fauji Foods
Back to back wins for Oktopus. Team Oktopus launched Dostea and Nurpur. Nurpur’s campaign was regarded as one of the best launches of the year.
Oktopus Goes Islamabad & Hyderabad
Oktopus reached federal capital with a dedicated team and also became the first agency to open an office in Hyderabad.
Dawood Zoeb joins Oktopus Group
Oktopus always believed in bringing in the right people. In changing times it was a much needed addition. Dawood Zoeb with all his experience on the brand and agency side joined Oktopus.
Oktopus strengthens it’s Digital footprints. Xiaomi appoints Spider Media as their Digital PR agency
The new team under the leadership of Dawood Zoeb launched it’s dedicated digital wing to support the media teams.
In a short time they expanded their footprints beyond the routine media buying and planning.
Xiaomi Mobile chose Spider Media as their Digital PR partners.
Oktopus in the top FIVE
By 2017, Oktopus was among the top 5 media buying houses in Pakistan.
Oktopus muscle up by winning accounts like Vivo, Bata, Diamond Paints, Master Group
2018 was exceptional, as Oktopus Media won traditional media services of some major accounts such as Bata, Vivo, Diamond Paints and Master Tiles.
Oktent, a new age media agency launched.
Oktopus Group took another step by launching a full service unit to provide creative solutions to its clients.
Oktent is a dedicated unit for content, creative and digital solutions.
Oktent boost up the digital roaster!
Alongside the growth of the traditional businesses, Oktopus capitalized on the current portfolio.
In just few months time, Oktent was able to win digital and of Bata, DWP, Olympia and others.