The Barbarian Group

New York, NY


Agency: The Barbarian Group

Location: New York, NY


Twitter: @barbariangroup

Instagram: @barbariangroup



The Barbarian Group is an award-winning tech-centric creative agency. Founded in 2001 and a subsidiary of Cheil Worldwide, the company is run by CEO Peter Kim, in partnership with founding partners Benjamin Palmer and Keith Butters.

Inaugural winner of the 2013 Cannes Lions Innovation Grand Prix, the agency provides end-to-end marketing services to help brands navigate a world where the Internet has won, and become the central driving force behind culture and commerce.


Top SOME Interesting Facts or Things to Do in the Agency's Host City?

  1. Free concerts and outdoor festivals.

  2. Many outdoor evening movie viewings over the summer in city parks.



Top Some Interesting Facts a #MAIP2016 Fellow Won't Find on the Agency's Website?

  1. We have a seltzer tap, as well as a beer tap (bubbly water is important to people).

  2. We are currently running a project where people take polaroid pictures of every employee and create a collage on a wall of them.