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Dubai Lynx completes announcements of all Awards Shortlists for 2022

United Arab Emirates has the most shortlisted entries, followed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has released all shortlists across all 20 categories. From 1,739 entries, 383 pieces of work have been shortlisted and will now compete to be awarded MENA’s most prestigious branded communications accolade.

Last week the Duba Lynx disclosed the shortlists for Film Craft, Brand Experience & Activation, Media and Design categories, the shortlists for Creative Strategy, Digital, Industry Craft and Outdoor categories and the shortlists for Creative Effectiveness, Direct, Entertainment, Film, Healthcare, Mobile, PR, Print & Publishing, Radio & Audio and Social & Influencer categories.

Thea Skelton, Festival Director, Dubai Lynx, said: “We’re extremely grateful to our jurors for all of their hard work and delighted to announce the shortlists ahead of the winners announcement which will set the benchmark for both creative excellence and marketing strategy and effectiveness in the Middle East and North Africa. We are very excited by the addition of a new award for 2022, the Social and Influencer Lynx, as well as a new perspective on our Creative Effectiveness and PR Lynx Awards. Congratulations to all of those who have been shortlisted. We are looking forward to welcoming delegates and sponsors to our first live awards ceremony since 2019.”

The last categories to be revealed were:

Glass: the Award for Change


The winners of the Dubai Lynx Awards will be announced during a live Awards Ceremony & Dinner taking place at the Dubai Opera House. During the ceremony, which is being produced by experiential partner VMLY&R Commerce, IKEA will be honoured as the Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year and the winners of the Agency and Network of the Year, as well as the other Special Awards, will also be revealed.

All of the shortlisted work is now available to view here.

Anybody wishing to book tickets for the Awards Ceremony & Dinner can do so here.