Partner The Reference

The Reference

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About The Reference

The Reference is a committed digital agency of 160+ creative thinkers. They are characterized by a pragmatic and collaborative culture. The Reference’s services range from strategy over product to marketing. What makes the agency distinctive as a partner is their close collaboration. They always work together with their clients and together as a team with a multi-disciplinary approach. They’re all about long-term success and partnerships, keeping their eyes on the goal: creating added value that turns into achievements for their clients.


The Reference offers the following services:

1 - Strategy

  • UX/UI
  • Brand & concept
  • B2B commerce
  • Content
  • Architecture

2 - Product

  • Digital interfaces
  • Digital platforms
  • API & Integrations (MACH)
  • Data engineering
  • Cloud & managed services

3 - Marketing

  • Testing & optimization
  • Analytics & data science
  • Training & coaching
  • Digital expert staffing


Thanks to the future-oriented approach proposed by The Reference with a composable technology architecture, we now enjoy a future-proof platform that not only looks good for the visitor, but also allows us to quickly respond to changes associated with our ambition as an innovative media group.
Nathalie Thilleman, Manager Corporate & Internal Communication

DPG Media

The Reference challenged and advised us on our future-oriented technology architecture in a very pleasant way.
Nathalie Van Impe, Chief Communication & Marketing Officer

Port of Antwerp-Bruges

It's great working with a partner that keeps its goals in mind and makes the technology choices dependent on that.
Patrick De Greve, General Director

Vlerick Business School

With this composable architecture we have created a robust foundation at Sibelco on which we can further build our digital future.
Tim Weekes

VP Communications, Sibelco

  • Partner Type

    Solution Partner / Systems Integrator

  • Partner Tier


  • Offices
    • EMEA
      Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland