Setting the benchmark for creative excellence

The Lynx Awards celebrate creative excellence in the MENA region, enabling those who push the possibilities of creativity to compete locally and be recognized globally. The Lynx Awards (part of the Cannes Lions family) are committed to a rigorous judging process involving the most discerning industry leaders so you can reliably benchmark your work against other members of your local creative community. Win at Lynx and show the world what you are made of.

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New for 2022

Exciting new opportunities in which your work can compete.

Important dates for entering

Entries open: 27 October 2021
First late fee applies: After 15 December 2021 
Second fee applies: After 19 January 2022
Final deadline: 2 February 2022
Dubai Lynx Award Show: 16 March 2022

If you are concerned that you won’t meet the final deadline on 2 February 2022, please get in touch.

The Awards Celebration 

Taking place live at Dubai Opera House on 16 March 2022, the black tie awards dinner is a night of celebration and networking for the whole industry.

The Categories

How to win a Lynx 


Watch the Dubai Lynx Awards Show

Discover MENA's best creative work for 2020/2021 in the virtual awards show.

Get inspired by past winners

Uncover all the Dubai Lynx winners from 2009 to 2021 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 Lynx Awards.

See the winners