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Y&R Dubai climbs up global rankings table

Y&R Dubai climbs up global rankings table

Y&R Dubai was the world’s fifth most creative agency in 2013, according to the annual Big Won Report. The agency also tops the print table and is positioned eighth in the world in outdoor, largely thanks to ‘Pelicans’ for Harvey Nichols, which was the most awarded press campaign in the world in 2013. Also performing […]

Advertising Agency of the Year 2013 – Memac Ogilvy Dubai

Advertising Agency of the Year 2013 – Memac Ogilvy Dubai

Remarkably, Memac Ogilvy Dubai and sister agency OgilvyAction managed to improve on last year’s performance, bringing them global acclaim and substantial new business If it was difficult determining Advertising Network of the Year, imagine how hard it was to pinpoint a single agency office that had shone brightly during the course of the past 12 […]

FP7 bags Harvey Nichols brief

FP7 bags Harvey Nichols brief

FP7 has won Harvey Nichols’ advertising account following a multi-agency competitive pitch. The win means long-term incumbent Y&R Dubai has lost the account just two weeks after winning three golds for the upmarket department store at Cannes. Tarek Miknas, FP7’s CEO for the MENA region, said the win “was a testament to the level of […]

Three golds for Y&R Dubai as records tumble

Three golds for Y&R Dubai as records tumble

This evening was all about Y&R Dubai as regional records tumbled at the Palais de Festivals in Cannes. During an unprecedented awards ceremony, Y&R won three golds, four silvers and four bronzes in the press and design categories, taking its total awards haul for the festival to 14, with three days still to go. With […]

Agencies haul in two golds and six silvers

Agencies haul in two golds and six silvers

Two golds, six silvers and three bronzes were won by the region’s ad agencies at the Palais de Festivals last night. Y&R Dubai and JWT Cairo struck gold in the outdoor category, whilst Memac Ogilvy Label picked up four silvers across the outdoor, media and mobile categories for its ‘Mobilising the 12th man’ campaign for […]

Press and outdoor provide regional boost at Cannes

Press and outdoor provide regional boost at Cannes

Agencies across the Middle East and North Africa have notched up a collective 56 shortlists during the second day of the Cannes Lions festival. The shortlists for media, mobile, press and outdoor were released this morning, with Y&R Dubai leading the way thanks a strong showing in both press and outdoor. In total there are […]

MENA region off to a slow start at Cannes

MENA region off to a slow start at Cannes

Promo & activation proved to be the most fruitful of the Cannes Lions shortlists released on the first day of the festival. Four nominations were received in the category yesterday, with DDB Dubai’s ‘Conversations’ for Al Manzil School, JWT Cairo’s ‘Fakka’ for Vodafone, JWT Dubai’s ‘Bookends’ for Kinokuniya, and Memac Ogilvy Label’s ‘Mobilising the 12th […]

D&AD recognises handful of regional agencies

D&AD recognises handful of regional agencies

A handful of regional agencies have made a mark at this year’s D&AD Awards. TBWA\Raad, Y&R Dubai and Memac Ogilvy Dubai have all received ‘In Book’ accolades, although at the time of going to press no Middle East agency had received nominations in any category. Y&R Dubai’s ‘Pelicans’ will be included in the 50th D&AD […]

Y&R Dubai crowned agency of the year for third year in a row

Y&R Dubai crowned agency of the year for third year in a row

Y&R Dubai has won the Dubai Lynx agency of the year title for the third year in a row. The agency is now the most awarded in Dubai Lynx history in terms of major awards, with last night’s awards show seeing it win the design grand prix for Land Rover’s ‘Personal Extinction Prevention Book’ and […]

Y&R leads in Dubai Lynx shortlists

Y&R leads in Dubai Lynx shortlists

The majority of shortlists for this Wednesday’s Dubai Lynx awards have been released, with Y&R, JWT, Leo Burnett and Memac Ogilvy clocking up the most nominations. Y&R Dubai has the highest number of shortlists in the print, print & poster craft, design, radio and direct categories, making it a front runner to retain its agency […]