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Double award glory for Ballymena’s James Scullion of Rapid Agency

Michelle Greeves, Victoria Square is pictured presenting the award to James Scullion at the Belfast Business Awards.

James Scullion, owner of Rapid Agency, has scooped two major awards at the Belfast Business Awards; Business Growth and Young Business Person of the Year.

Thirty-year-old James, from Ballymena, founded Rapid Agency as a soul trader when he was just 25 years old, today his award-winning agency employs 12 staff from Belfast offices.

The agency specialises in a range of innovative digital solutions including, web design, development, branding, social media marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO) and paid digital adverts.  


From start-ups to internationally recognised Blue-Chip brands, Rapid has helped and supported hundreds of both local and international clients, including Danske Bank, Queens University Belfast, The Boulevard and several local councils, Belfast Enterprise Academy and the University of Ulster.


Innovation, excellence and education are Rapid’s three pillars and James says that he and the team are getting exceptional results, whilst sharing their knowledge across the industry with undergraduates at the University of Ulster, where James has taken a number of lectures and mentored students. The agency is on-target for our most successful financial year in their 6-year history. 


James Scullion, founder of Rapid Agency said:

“Friday night’s awards were simply outstanding, and I am so humbled to come away with two awards amidst such huge talent in so many industries.


“This has been an unbelievable couple of years, and we have experienced massive growth which has been exciting. To be recognised in this way is fantastic for the entire team who I would like to thank for their dedication, hard work and excellence in all they do.


“The digital industry is so fast-paced, and it is wonderful to be a part of it and being recognised for our effort and determination. We are truly-honoured to be one of the architects of Northern Ireland’s bright digital future and I am personally committed to developing our clients, their results and our staff to become world-class in all areas.”


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