By Emily Goddard

The Leith Group has become the Official Marketing and Advertising Services Provider for Glasgow 2014 ©The Leith GroupGlasgow 2014 has named The Leith Group as the Official Marketing and Advertising Services Provider for the Commonwealth Games.

The Edinburgh-based firm has already been working with Glasgow 2014 in a number of areas, including in marketing campaigns, website design and social media management, to raise awareness of the Games over the past two years and has now become a sponsor.

"We've been working with the Leith Group since May 2012 to communicate a number of the key projects and milestones around the Games," David Grevemberg, chief executive of Glasgow 2014, said.

"We are thrilled to welcome them as the latest addition to the Glasgow 2014 sponsor family.

"They have a strong track record in providing marketing and advertising expertise across a range of platforms and it has been fantastic to have their expertise on board."

The Leith Group has also worked on a number of digital projects for Glasgow 2014, and was responsible for the development and management of the main pre-Games and Games time websites, campaign microsites and a bespoke customer relationship management platform.

Richard Marsham, group managing partner of Leith Group, also welcomed the start of the official sponsorship.

"Glasgow 2014 is one of the most exciting events ever to have taken place in Scotland and we are privileged to be part of it," he said.

"Since 2012 we've been working with the team at Glasgow 2014 to deliver integrated communications across the channel mix which have helped with key milestones including the recruitment of volunteers.

"Teams across all our businesses have been involved and have thoroughly enjoyed being part of such an important worldwide event."

The Leith Group joins the likes of Longines, SSE, Virgin Media, BP, Ford and Emirates as official Glasgow 2014 sponsors.

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