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Memac Ogilvy Dubai strikes double gold

Memac Ogilvy Dubai strikes double gold

Memac Ogilvy Dubai has won two more gold Lions at Cannes. The agency landed both for Ikea Saudi Arabia’s ‘It’s that affordable’ in the outdoor category last night, adding to the gold and silver it won for the same campaign the night before. Memac Ogilvy Doha also landed bronze in the design category for its work […]

UAE lands 14 Pencils at D&AD

UAE lands 14 Pencils at D&AD

The United Arab Emirates has won 14 Pencils at this year’s D&AD Awards. Amongst the winners are Memac Ogilvy, J.Walter Thompson Dubai, Cheil MEA, Impact BBDO and Y&R, although they will have to wait until the awards ceremony on May 19 to find out what type of pencil they have won. Memac Ogilvy alone has […]

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 […]

Memac Ogilvy Dubai's Evan Kearney: 'When procurement meets life at home'

Memac Ogilvy Dubai’s Evan Kearney: ‘When procurement meets life at home’

My wedding anniversary is coming up soon. Some 12 happy years, a lovely home and a beautiful daughter has been the result so far. But after all this time, it’s getting harder and harder to come up with ways to celebrate it that haven’t already been done before. So this year, I’ve decided to do […]

JWT wins Egypt's first ever titanium Lion at Cannes

JWT wins Egypt’s first ever titanium Lion at Cannes

Egypt won its first ever titanium Lion on the final night of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. JWT Entertainment in Cairo picked up the award for ‘Abla Fahita’, a female puppet turned pop star and chat show host. Described as an “entertainment brand that has created an entirely new business model in advertising”, […]

Geometry Global Dubai relinquishes Cannes grand prix

Geometry Global Dubai relinquishes Cannes grand prix

Geometry Global Dubai’s grand prix in product design has been handed to its client following an online outcry. Geometry had won the region’s first ever grand prix at Cannes on Wednesday evening thanks to its work for the Lucky Iron Fish project, which is dedicated to leading the fight against iron deficiency in Cambodia and […]

Dubai Lynx 2015: Film shortlists revealed; 11 of 25 from Cairo

Dubai Lynx 2015: Film shortlists revealed; 11 of 25 from Cairo

Memac Ogilvy has five entries in the fray, Impact BBDO and FP7 have four apiece.

Memac Ogilvy appoints Paul Shearer chief creative officer

Memac Ogilvy appoints Paul Shearer chief creative officer

Shearer joins from Enter (HMDG) UK, taking over from Ossama El-Kaoukji who moves into a consultative role. Memac Ogilvy has announced the appointment of Paul Shearer as the group’s new chief creative officer (CCO). Shearer brings with him 25 years of experience in advertising and moves from Enter (HMDG) UK. In past assignments, he has worked with Wieden+Kennedy, Arnold, BBH and Nitro. He will be […]

Effie MENA 2014: FP7 bags Agency, Network of the Year titles

Effie MENA 2014: FP7 bags Agency, Network of the Year titles

Agency won seven Golds and a Grand Prix; JWT, Impact BBDO net three Golds each. FP7 Dubai won the Effective Agency of the Year title, while FP7 was awarded  Effective Network of the Year at the Effie MENA 2014 Awards, winners of which were announced in Dubai on 19 November. The agency won seven Gold Effies (one […]

Coca-Cola celebrates the spirit of sharing in Lebanon

Coca-Cola celebrates the spirit of sharing in Lebanon

Watch the campaign conceptualised by Memac Ogilvy Dubai here. Coca-Cola has launched a campaign in Lebanon that’s currently on air. The ad film urges viewers to share a coke, building on the premise that the Lebanese love to share. It captures this spirit of sharing in different scenarios and contexts. Accompanied by a narrative, the […]