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, […]
The Loeries Africa Middle East has opened for entries. This year the awards, which will be presented in Durban, South Africa, in August, expect to attract more than 3,000 entries. Organisers have also added three new categories. Design for Digital will sit within the communication design category. Data-Driven Campaigns will focus on “the creative use […]
Entering great work is a given when trying to win a Lynx, a Lion or any other award in adland, but how do you give your campaign the best chance at reaching the top? Austyn Allison investigates If you have not yet entered the Dubai Lynx, read this now. The final, extended deadline for entries […]
Plans for the Dubai Lynx are firming up with the announcement of the headline speakers and the full jury list. The speaker line-up will be driven by “the huge focus on innovation and progressive technologies in the region,” said the organisers. Terry Savage, chairman of the Dubai Lynx, said: “Creativity has shown time and time […]
Cannes Lions is to reduce the size of its jury panels for the International Festival of Creativity next year by 92 members across the board. The 24% reduction has been made to ensure “the highest standard of meaningful debate can take place”, the festival’s organisers said. Last year there were 387 members on juries from 40 […]
The MENA Cristal Festival is to move to Egypt from next year. Vice-president of Cristal Events and global head of agencies business Julien Morales confirmed that a decision has been made to move the event from Dubai. However, more details are still to be finalised and a formal announcement will be made in mid-November. The […]
Republique Beirut claims Independent Agency of the Year title; Starcom MediaVest Group Dubai is Media Agency of the Year.
Memac Ogilvy Dubai (4), Republique Beirut (3), Publicis ME (3), Impact BBDO Beirut (3) in the race.
MediaCom’s Nick Barron makes the case for creative and media agencies becoming closer allies to produce a full solution, like in the past.
Leo Burnett Group’s Bechara Mouzannar sounds a wake-up call for a ‘Dinosauring Industry’.