Welcome to Dubai Lynx 2020

Dubai Lynx is where MENA's creative industry sets the bar for creative excellence.

Dubai Lynx brings together top creatives, the world’s smartest brands and sharpest marketers, fledgling start-ups and everyone in between to learn, network and celebrate creativity in communications. In 2020, the festival is happening from Sunday 8 to Wednesday 11 March. Save the dates!

The Festival

Creativity, innovation and tech collide at the two-day festival, where the industry - that's everybody from the region's most senior decision-makers to emerging new talent - come together to set the agenda for creative communications.

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2019 Festival Highlights

Over 2,000 delegates attended Dubai Lynx in 2019. Take a look at what happened.

The Awards 

The Lynx is MENA's most coveted award for creative excellence and winning one puts you at the forefront of the region's marketing communications industry. Enter your work for Dubai Lynx 2020 from 20 November 2019.

Alex Maalouf

“I’d rate the Dubai Lynx as the best creative event in the MENA region. There’s the right blend of local and international, of creativity and insights to get everyone in the industry (or wanting to enter the industry) thinking about how they can create better campaigns.”

Alex Maalouf

Corporate Communications - IMEA, P&G

Opportunities for rising stars

Young talent can develop and thrive at Dubai Lynx. Gain experience and industry recognition through a raft of opportunities, including the Young Lynx Competitions, with a new competition for marketers, the Student Award for Print and the MBC Youth Award and Student Hack, all wrapped up in the Young Lynx Experience.

Tahaab Rais

"The insights gained from the industry’s best minds, along with the fantastic work on display, help us realize that good is not good enough anymore."

Tahaab Rais

Regional Head of Strategic Planning, FP7/MENA

Key Dates

4 November 2019 | BUY YOUR FESTIVAL PASS
20 November 2019 | ENTER YOUR WORK
19 December 2019 | LATE FEE 1 APPLIES TO ENTRIES
23 January 2020 | DELEGATE EARLY BIRD ENDS MIDNIGHT GST
24 January 2020 | LATE FEE 2 APPLIES TO ENTRIES
6 February 2020 | AWARDS ENTRY DEADLINE
8 March 2020 | FESTIVAL OPENING PARTY WITH AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENTS
9–10 March 2020 | FESTIVAL IN SESSION
11 March 2020 | WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE AWARDS CEREMONY

Be part of Dubai Lynx

Check out our sponsorship opportunities or find out how you can get on stage as a speaker at this year's festival.

Get involved
  • Co Sponsors

    Motivate
  • Broadcast Partner

    mbc
  • In association with

    iaa
  • Strategic partner

    dmc
  • Print sponsor

  • Experiential partner

    Prisme
  • Network partner

    Shock
  • Illustration partner

    Ape
  • Association Partners

    Advertising Business Group
    IABC