Welcome to Dubai Lynx 2019

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

In 2019, the festival becomes a focused, two-day event dedicated to inspiration and insight, followed by an awards show. Both bring together top creatives, the world’s best brands, fledgling start-ups and everyone in between to learn, network and celebrate creativity in communications.

First Speakers Confirmed

Rob Reilly

ROB REILLY

Global Creative Chairman 
McCann Worldgroup 

CAITLIN RYAN

CAITLIN RYAN

Regional Creative Director, EMEA 
Facebook and Instagram

HESSA ALSUDAIRY

HESSA ALSUDAIRY

Creative Director
J. Walter Thompson KSA 

SCOTT GOODSON

CEO
StrawberryFrog

Bill Yom

BILL YOM

Global Creative Director
Cheil Worldwide

Ali Ali

ALI ALI

Film Director
Good People

 Tamara Howe

TAMARA HOWE

Chief Content Officer
EMEA Vice Media

VICTOR KNAAP

VICTOR KNAAP

Main Monk & CEO
MediaMonks 

The Festival

The two-day festival brings together MENA's entire creative industry, from the region's most senior and influential decision-makers to emerging new talent. It takes place from 11 – 12 March 2019 in Dubai.
Early bird passes available now.

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. Awards entries opens on 23 November and the winning work will be announced at the Dubai Lynx Awards show on 13 March 2018.

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 fresh talent

Young talent can develop and thrive at Dubai Lynx. Gain experience and industry recognition through a raft of opportunities, including the Young Lynx Competitions, the Student Awards and the MBC initiatives.

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

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
  • Strategic partner

    dmc
  • In association with

    iaa
  • Print Sponsor

  • Association Partners

    Advertising Business Group
    IABC