Welcome to Dubai Lynx 2018

11 - 14 March 2018

Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

MENA's best creative work is honoured at the region's biggest celebration of creative communications, the Dubai Lynx Awards.

Where the creative industry collaborates, competes and connects

Dubai Lynx celebrates the MENA region's incredible creative output. It’s a three day festival and an awards night that brings together top creatives, the world’s best brands, fledgling start-ups and everyone in between to learn, network and celebrate creative excellence in communications.

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The winners of the 2018 Dubai Lynx Awards were announced on 14 March 2018. Eleven separate juries examined 1,700 entries, seeking out MENA's best creative work.

For easy reference, get the complete list of winners for the 2018 Dubai Lynx Awards

"Dubai Lynx showcases the world's best work, allows the creative community to unite and enables young professionals to meet their heroes."

Yousef Tuqan

Group Vice President, Brand Marketing & Loyalty, The Jumeirah Group


Come along to the awards show to see if your work has earned one of the industry's biggest seals of approval.


Get to know a diverse community of brand, agency and world leaders, innovators, tech entrepreneurs, brilliant creatives and many more in a laid-back setting.


Hear thought-provoking, agenda-setting talks on the topics that matter to communications today from the people leading the change.


The Dubai Lynx awards celebrate, nurture and set the standard for brilliant work in the MENA creative communications industry each year.

Hala Lynx


Dubai Lynx podcast episode three

Interview with Tarek Nasr of Mintrix, Start Up Hub winner 2017 at Dubai Lynx. Continue reading


Dubai International Film Festival panel

A discussion on "Content is King, Branded Entertainment and the future of advertising" Continue reading


Dubai Lynx podcast episode two

Austyn Allison, editor of Campaign talks to Jose Papa, Managing Director of Cannes Lions Continue reading

"Dubai Lynx raises creative energy and makes creatives raise the bar."

Joao Camacho

Creative Director, Tonic International

“Dubai Lynx is the only regional event where we can come together once a year to celebrate, network and most importantly, be inspired by our peers."

Reem Hameed

Executive Producer and Partner, Collective BKP

Ema Linaker Head of Digital MEA, Edelman

"Dubai Lynx is a great place to share and swap ideas, connect with people in my industry and see where the industry thinks creativity will go."

Ema Linaker

Executive Director, Golin

Sponsorship opportunities

Dubai Lynx offers a host of opportunities that enable your business to reach MENA's influential communications industry by partnering with us before, during and after the Festival.

  • Co Sponsors

  • Broadcast Partner

  • In association with

  • Strategic partner

  • Print Sponsor

  • Official airline partner

  • Experiential partner

  • Association partners


Join the celebration of MENA creativity

11 - 14 March 2018

Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai