Dubai Lynx 2015: ‘Everything we create has to have a higher purpose and a wider impact’ – Dr Amina Al Rustamani
Q&A with the group CEO of TECOM Investments, who will be honoured at the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity 2015 as the Advertising Person of the Year.
India-based design and branding specialist is eyeing Dubai – besides selling a watch brand it created, marketing its own brand of chocolates, and winning awards for branded art installations.
LuxHub launches officially off with existing centres in Dubai, London, Paris and New York. Havas Media Group has announced the launch of LuxHub, a global luxury consulting practice. Headquartered in Milan, the network launches with established centres of excellence in London, Paris, New York and Dubai, with further expansion plans in key markets such as […]
Dubai-headquartered Traffic Digital has launched a content division as part of its expansion strategy into new online business services. Traffic Content is to be led by managing director Mark Williams, who arrives from DDB, where he led the Emirates Sky Cargo account. Dominic Gothard, CEO of Traffic Group, said the creation of the new division […]
Cairo-based Digital Republic has won accounts with four flagship brands under the regional umbrella of Unilever. The independent digital agency, which also has an office in Dubai, will also handle Unilever Careers social media portals to build its presence across the MENA region. It will be responsible for all social media at Unilever Careers, covering […]
Regal International, which represents Anta (China’s largest sportswear brand) in the region, approached Moloobhoy & Brown to create a series of TV commercials. The resulting work helps launch Anta’s collection of tennis, basketball, running and crossfit sportswear in the Middle East. Project Keep Moving Client Anta/Regal International Agency Moloobhoy & Brown Creative directors Hussain Moloobhoy, […]
Dinesh Lalvani, one of the original founders of Flip Media, has launched a new start-up in Dubai. Mobile app developer Growl Media has raised $500,000 in its first round of seed funding and launched its first app. A new Arabic language app is to be rolled out in the coming months. The new company, which […]
Dubai-based boutique agency Livingroom has created a TV commercial for Ali Café that shows a succession of coffee drinkers’ trousers falling down. Project Pants down Client Ali Café Creative agency Livingroom, Dubai Creative directors Martino O’ Brien, Mansoor A. Bhatti Art directors Carlos Khoury, Mansoor A. Bhatti Copywriters Martino O’Brien, Wissam Smaira, Ahmed al Masri […]
Cairo-based independent digital agency Digital Republic is expanding into the Gulf with the opening of a Dubai office. The move represents the agency’s first foray outside of Egypt, where it was founded in 2009 and now employs 53 people. It is hoping to replicate its Egyptian success in Dubai, offering digital media and campaign strategy, […]
JWT Dubai’s former regional business director Christian Loos has launched the regional office of creative recruitment agency The Talent Business. The Dubai office is the company’s sixth global hub and will service the Middle East and Africa region under the leadership of Loos, who had been with JWT for a year following his move from […]