Respect from your peers is one of the key indicators that you are on the right path as an entrepreneur.
Dan Rowson, who is the founder and director of So-Media Productions, received such recognition. He was announced as one of the ‘Ones To Watch’ as part of The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders programme for 2021.
This programme, which is in its fourth year, is all about celebrating entrepreneurs and the work done within their start-ups. It is a hotly contested programme, with over 600 nominations for business leaders around the UK.
LDC’s John Garner discussed the Ones to Watch award and its importance.
He said: “This year’s Ones to Watch group epitomises that fighting spirit and have truly impressed the judges with their stories of growth and ambition. Congratulations to all those featured and we look forward to seeing their continued success and impact, and contribution to the broader UK economy.”
So-Media is a creative consultancy agency that works alongside some of the world’s biggest brands. According to a statement, their goal is to “boost employee engagement, drive behavioural change and accelerate the adoption of new initiatives through creative communications.”
Mr Rowson discussed the business, and their future aims after receiving this accolade.
He said: “I saw that enabling change in business needed to be approached from a creative angle in order to ignite curiosity and drive new ways of working.”
So-Media’s founder also mentioned that this award underlines his belief in where his business is going.
He added: “This recognition reiterates our belief that there is a need in industry for an agency that specialises in supporting organisations and their employees through complex transformations by bringing together creative and compelling communications and a logical change management methodology.”