The Reference

Established in 1993, The Reference is the first Belgian web agency and a European pioneer. Today it is a leading full service agency, which is located in Ghent. A team of about 85 highly skilled employees combines its marketing skills with technical expertise into a flourishing mixture that creates attractive, user-friendly and efficient digital projects. As from 2007 The Reference is a part of the Emakina Group, which is listed on Alternext. This has put The Reference into position to continue its growth and to expand its services even further. As a full service digital agency we provide our clients with optimal services. Our integrated approach to different disciplines with a single contact point assures unmatched additional value.

The Reference Offers

It's not just the web, it's your business

Our baseline is burnt deep into the heart of every member of our teams. Because for every project The Reference starts by investigating how the internet can be used at its best to become the motor behind reaching the clients' commercial targets. Based upon a well-prepared web-strategy, scalable and measurable projects get their specific shape.

Digital media are our natural habitat. We are absolutely convinced that it is in the mixture of our different digital marketing disciplines that something magical occurs.

  • Strategy & advice
  • Brand identity & interface design
  • CMS, e-commerce & applications
  • E-marketing, campaigns & measurement
  • CRM, content & social media
  • Mobile & tablets

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