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World Assembly of Youth leader calls for ministers to join social media

World Assembly of Youth leader calls for ministers to join social media

To speak to youth, parliamentarians must use social media, said Ediola Pashollari, secretary general of the World Assembly of Youth (WAY). “It’s the quickest platform; in a way it’s less restrictive or controlled,” she said. She admitted that there can be repercussions in some states, but it allows governments to assess different viewpoints from their […]

UAE Environment minister says media can make change part of citizens' daily behaviour

UAE Environment minister says media can make change part of citizens’ daily behaviour

By Riyad Awais “Media plays an important role in delivering information to everyone in a simplified way,” said Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE’s Minister of Climate Change and Environment, speaking on the sidelines of the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah. “As a government, we look forward to working with the different forms of […]

Muhammad Yunus: media can "change the discourse" to help eradicate poverty

Muhammad Yunus: media can “change the discourse” to help eradicate poverty

By Anna Abou Zeid Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus spoke today at the International Government Communication  Forum (IGCF)  in Sharjah on the importance of fostering a culture of entrepreneurship among youth. The pioneer of microcredit loans, whose goal is to eradicate poverty from the world, told Campaign Middle East that the media industry has an […]

DMI and MEMS launch "The Victorious – Season 3"

DMI and MEMS launch “The Victorious – Season 3”

Season-3 promises to deliver “bigger and better” football Reality-TV excitement to the Region The highly-anticipated and well-attended event welcomed a host of advertisers, marketing, advertising agency and media professionals, coming together at El Chiringuito – Rixos The Palm Dubai at 9 pm, together with the teams responsible for producing and promoting The Victorious. The entire […]

Behind the scenes: what advertising production companies do

Behind the scenes: what advertising production companies do

Marianne Azhari explains what advertising production companies do and what brands can learn from them to stretch their marketing budgets further Marianne Azhari is regional managing director of Williams Lea Tag When it comes to marketing and advertising we generally think of advertising agencies, media agencies, digital, PR, social media, events, experiential marketing and event […]

Face to Face wins Rainbow creative

Face to Face wins Rainbow creative

Face to Face has won the creative communications account for Dutch dairy co-operative FrieslandCampina’s Rainbow brand. The appointment was made following a competitive pitch and covers all of the brand’s marketing and communications for the Middle East, as well as creative communication for some of FrieslandCampina’s other brands in the region. Rainbow is a well-known […]

Sheikh Sultan: communication is crucial to delivering change

Sheikh Sultan: communication is crucial to delivering change

On March 22-23, Sharjah will host the International Government Communication Forum. Speakers will include Horst Köhler, former president of Germany and managing director of the IMF, and Al Gore, the former vice-president of the US. Ahead of the event, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, chairman of the Sharjah Media Council, told Campaign: “Under the […]

Don't Panic Events launches MENA Search Awards

Don’t Panic Events launches MENA Search Awards

Don’t Panic Events, the company behind the UK Search Awards, is launching a regional version of the show. The MENA Search Awards will celebrate and reward innovation and achievements of the search industry for agencies and brands either based in or serving the MENA region. The awards will be held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, […]

OMG's Hearts & Science announces first account win: Americana Group

OMG’s Hearts & Science announces first account win: Americana Group

Kuwait Food Company, better known as Americana Group, one of the Middle East and North Africa’s most successful groups of companies, has announced the result of a three-way agency review with the appointment of Omnicom Media Group’s new-to-the-region agency Hearts & Science. Americana, which operates restaurants and manufactures consumer foods and food-related products across the […]

DMS enters partnership with global “attention analytics” specialists MOAT

DMS enters partnership with global “attention analytics” specialists MOAT

Tie-up will deliver better digital measurement (transparency and viewability) to MENA’s digital advertisers DMS, which serves as the official digital arm of Choueiri Group, recently announced that they had become the first digital entity in the region to partner with New York-based SaaS analytics company and “Attention Analytics” specialists – MOAT.   MOAT is accredited […]