Sponsorship opportunities

Buying a pass is just one of ways you can get involved with Dubai Lynx. The Festival offers an unparalleled business development opportunity: it's an ideal location from which to promote your business among the creative communications industry, while the world looks on.

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Premium partners

The Dubai Lynx Awards continue to set a benchmark for excellence in creative communications in the Middle East and North Africa. It's 18 different entry sections recognise every single facet of the industry.

The winners receive their awards live on stage at a ceremony with the region’s creative community gathered together to celebrate MENA’s best creative work.

Headline sponsor

Communicate directly to over 2,400 Dubai Lynx visitors as a headline sponsor.

Young Lynx

Support the next generation of creatives by joining the Young Lynx Competitions and Student Awards.


Raise brand awareness as the backdrop to the inspirational talks on our stages.

Awards categories

Associate with one of the Awards categories and celebrate creative excellence.

Activation spaces

Engage directly with Dubai Lynx guests with a variety of opportunities.

The full range of opportunities in 2018 include:

  • Headline Sponsor
  • Co-sponsorship*
  • Luxury Automotive Partner
  • Translation Partner
  • Data x Innovation x Tech
  • Regional Stage
  • Category Partner / Special Awards

*Maximum of four co-sponsors


Talent & Training partners

The Dubai Lynx Academies and Competitions are dedicated to nurturing up-and-coming talent from across the region. Promising students, young creatives, marketing talent, account managers and directors have the chance to receive advice from industry greats, to hone their talent and to have this spotted on the world stage.


Including Lynx Academy (SOLD), Future Leaders of Marketing, Think Tank (SOLD), Digital Lab and Arabic Creative Academy


Including Student Print Award Sponsor, Student Integrated Awards Sponsor, University of the Year, School Print Award and Students Review Day.


Including Young Lynx Media Sponsor, Young Lynx PR Sponsor, Young Lynx Print Sponsor, Young Lynx Integrated Sponsor or Start Up Alley

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Networking opportunities

Dubai Lynx presents the perfect opportunity to increase your contact list. The Festival presents an unparalleled opportunity for industry members to interact at a senior level in an open and relaxed environment.

From networking evenings, lunch meetings on Fort Island to your very own bespoke networking area within the main Festival Hall or the Festival Village, there are countless places to make worthwhile connections.

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Branding and advertising opportunities

With more than 4,000 unique visitors to the Festival and Awards Ceremony each year, we can offer brands who want to be associated with the event countless opportunities to promote themselves using traditional branding around the venue.

Opportunities in 2018 include:

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Bespoke solutions

Let us know your specific objectives and message for the market and the Dubai Lynx Sponsorship team will endeavour to come up with bespoke solutions. We have extensive experience organising a huge range of sponsorship projects and encourage new unusual and creative ideas.

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