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How to win awards

How to win awards

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 […]

Campaign survey: WIN tickets to Dubai Lynx 2017

Campaign survey: WIN tickets to Dubai Lynx 2017

There is a growing need for communications, marketing and PR professionals in the Middle East to find out how to establish a strong communications function within your business, discover new trends and opportunities, and network with your peers in the region. One of the best ways of doing this is by attending relevant live events. […]

Dubai Lynx announces speakers and jury line-up

Dubai Lynx announces speakers and jury line-up

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 […]

Review of the Year 2016: Riding the Storm

Review of the Year 2016: Riding the Storm

The past 12 months presented a tumultuous media landscape, and the industry is still developing tools to cope with unprecedented change Few expected 2016 to be good; agency heads trotted out familiar euphemisms such as ‘tough’ and ‘challenging’ when asked about business. In the end it was downright bad. Half the world’s celebrities died in […]

Coca-Cola named Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year for 2017

Coca-Cola named Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year for 2017

Coca-Cola Middle East has been named Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year. During the past three years Coca-Cola has amassed a total of 42 awards at the festival, including 3 Grands Prix. In 2016 alone, the company won an Interactive Grand Prix, a Gold Media Lynx Award and Bronze Lynx Awards in Integrated, Media and PR for ‘Dark […]

Big four dominate Dubai Lynx shortlists

Big four dominate Dubai Lynx shortlists

The bulk of the Dubai Lynx shortlists have been released today, with Leo Burnett, J.Walter Thompson, Impact BBDO and Memac Ogilvy leading the nominations. A total of 511 pieces of work have been shortlisted out of 2,542 entries – 312 of those going to agencies from the United Arab Emirates. Lebanon is second with 64 […]

Emirates NBD named Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year 2016

Emirates NBD named Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year 2016

Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity has named Emirates NBD as the 2016 Advertiser of the Year

Lynx names presidents and launches new category

Lynx names presidents and launches new category

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity is to launch a ‘creative effectiveness’ category at next year’s festival. The festival, which will take place from March 6 to 9 next year, has also announced its jury presidents. Emma Farmer, the Dubai Lynx’s festival director, said: “Discussions around the effects of creativity on business continue to […]

Dubai Lynx 2015: Leo Burnett Beirut is Agency of the Year, propels network to top slot

Dubai Lynx 2015: Leo Burnett Beirut is Agency of the Year, propels network to top slot

Republique Beirut claims Independent Agency of the Year title; Starcom MediaVest Group Dubai is Media Agency of the Year.

Dubai Lynx 2015: ‘If everybody loves your work, you’re playing it way too safe’ – David Carson

Dubai Lynx 2015: ‘If everybody loves your work, you’re playing it way too safe’ – David Carson

Draw from your own experience to better the work, said the graphic design legend.