Marketing communications that work for you.

Forty49, brings together creative and strategic thinking to bring your brand to the marketplace. We understand B2B and deliver the best possible results to get you heard in the market.

Forty49 Marketing communications is based in Burton on Trent we are a full-service agency. We offer a wide range of services to get your products, services, and brand in the marketplace.

We offer a friendly, personal approach. No jargon and honest advice. (If we don’t think it’s going to work, we’ll tell you).

You get full access to the people working on your project.

Lots of experience in working with B2B services and manufacturers. When we combine that with extensive experience in all things print to all things on screen, so we can cut through to solutions more efficiently and effectively.

Using individual skills as required means you get just the right, high-level, professional services best suited to your project.

A structure flexible enough to give one-off projects the attention they deserve.

Guests and members regularly get the opportunity to find out more about Forty49 during open networking, 1 to 1s or through one of their 10 minute presentations at the weekly meetings.


  • Branding
  • Brand alignment
  • Corporate identity design
  • Advertising
  • PR & promotion
  • Strategy
  • Media planning on & offline
  • Concept & Design
  • Photography
  • Ilustration
  • Copywriting
  • Website strategy
  • Online strategy
  • Website design and build
  • eCommerce, eMarketing
  • Social Media.
  • Design & print
  • Brochures
  • Sales flyers
  • Corporate brochures
  • Stationery
  • Technical
  • Point of sale
  • Packaging
  • Events & exhibitions

Build Your Future With Forty49

Come along as a guest or join the group and book a 1 to 1 with Richard, owner, Forty49.

A few examples from the Forty49 portfolio

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Call: 01283 533 196




Richard Barry
Richard BarryPartner & Director
Website, digital design and planning, project management.
27 years’ design, print and website experience as a client facing designer: Interbrand Sampson & Assoc., Selby Advertising, RMA Design, and 13 years as an owner.
Karen Selby
Karen Selby Creative marketer
Client liaison, art direction, strategy, conceptual.
25 years’ in advertising – art direction and design: Grey Group, McCanns, J Walter Thompson, Selby advertising, S2 A&D (design & marketing consultancy).
Mark Selby
Mark SelbyPartner & Director
Creative direction, campaign development and implementation and production values
35 years’ in advertising and design as Senior Creative: BBDO (SA), Freedman & Rossi, Selby advertising, Golley Slater and 18 years as an owner.

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