Dubai Lynx rescheduled to September 

In light of recent developments in respect to COVID-19 we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Dubai Lynx Festival. As a festival, our priority is absolutely the safety of our attendees, delegates and team. We are going to reschedule the festival to 6-9 September 2020.

Please note that all entries will be valid for the new festival dates along with passes and awards seats purchased. We will keep you updated with further information.

Setting the benchmark for creative excellence

The Dubai Lynx Awards celebrate the best work in the MENA region. They recognise, nurture and set the standard for brilliant creative. Entries are currently being accepted for the 2020 Awards.

If you have any entry queries, please contact us.

New in 2020

Exciting new opportunities for your work to shine at Dubai Lynx 2020.

New Award: Creative Strategy

Celebrating the idea behind the idea, the new Creative Strategy Lynx considers how strategic planning can redefine a brand, reinvent its business, and influence consumers or wider culture.

New Realities & Voice Activation category

New Realities & Voice Activation category has been added to two Lynx Awards to group all VR and new realities work together.

Challenges & Breakthroughs section

Challenges & Breakthroughs is available in five categories across seven Lynx awards – celebrating work with a specific focus on local campaigns and cultural insights as well as challenger brands and breakthroughs on a budget.

The Categories

Get the entry kit

Juries Announced

A distinguished group of top industry talent will lead the Dubai Lynx juries in 2020:

Kate Stanners, Chairwoman & Global Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi
Daniel Bonner, Global Chief Creative Officer ,Wunderman Thompson
Imogen Hewitt, Chief Executive Officer, Spark Foundry, Australia
Fernando Machado, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Burger King
Greg Quinton, Global Chief Creative Officer, Superunion
Valerie Pinto, Chief Executive Officer, Weber Shandwick, India
Laura Geagea, Managing Director & Executive Producer, Sweetshop, China & Asia
Luke Southern, Managing Director, DRUM, UK
Matt Eastwood, Global Chief Creative Officer, McCann Health

See the Jury Presidents

Key dates for the Awards

If you have missed the final deadline of 06 February 2020, please get in touch.

Entries open

20 November 2019

First late fee applies

After 18 December 2019

Second late fee applies

After 23 January 2020

Entries deadline

6 February 2020

Celebrate the best

The winning work is announced and the Lynx trophies are proudly collected at the Dubai Lynx Awards Show. It's an exciting and glamorous event celebrating the region's best creativity. It takes place on 11 March 2020, following the close of the festival, at the Jumeirah Madinat Arena.

Get inspired by past winners

Uncover all the Dubai Lynx winners from 2009 to 2019 to see how creativity has evolved in the region over the last decade. Use the archive as reference to start thinking about where your best campaigns from this year might fit into the 2020 Lynx Awards.

See the winners