Tribe Global welcomes Belgium on board

Nov 28, 2012

International agency network, Tribe Global, is delighted to announce an expansion to its ranks with a new member – comma, merkenmarketeers, based in Belgium.

comma, merkenmarketeers is a communication and marketing agency specialising in brand building, creative communication, powerful websites, PR and social media.

Founded in 2004 the agency, which is based on the outskirts of Bruges, offers Tribe Global a valuable asset through its prime location in the heart of the European Union.

Greetje Demuelenaere, Managing Director at comma, merkenmarketeers said: “My husband (Wouter Casteleyn, Production Manager at comma, merkenmarketeers) and I are involved in a series of national and regional trade bodies and foundations. At the beginning of 2012, we set ourselves a goal to take our involvement to an international level.

“Tribe Global was top of our list of international networks, because of our shared philosophy and ambitions. We are extremely happy our agency met the selection criteria to become a member of the Tribe. This cooperation will offer exciting new opportunities for us, for the other member agencies and for the network as a whole.”

Tribe Global Managing Director, Ian Wright said: “I am delighted to welcome comma, merkenmarketeers to the ever-expanding network at Tribe Global. They are a fantastic agency and I’m sure we’ll benefit immensely from working together in the near future.”

Tribe Global now has 20 members across 13 countries worldwide. In 2011, the network saw a joint gross profit of more than $50 million.

For more information about Tribe Global and its member agencies please visit the new website at


For further information or to book an interview with one of the agency heads, please contact Lindsay Harper at BJL on 0161 831 7141 or email

Notes to editors:

This press release has been issued on behalf of Tribe Global by BJL, an independent marketing agency in Manchester offering fully integrated advertising, marketing, digital and PR.

The Tribe Global network spans the following countries: UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Holland, Poland, Mexico, India, USA, Argentina, Canada and Luxembourg.
All member agencies have been audited, based on size, capability and 'attitude' and are all independently owned and of a minimum size.
Network benefits include:

  • Global new business pitches
  • Increased inter network activity
  • Exchange of knowledge, research, implementation – particularly within the digital arena