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Here's where you'll find the latest podcasts, articles and news about Dubai Lynx.

Lynx Live Weekly

Hear honest and inspiring stories from three brave leaders, Molly Peck, CMO at General Motors; Hala Badri, EXPO2020 and Susan Jain, CMO at IBM, in this session at Dubai Lynx 2019 moderated by the former Chief Executive of The Marketing Society, Gemma Greaves.

Dubai Lynx announces Lynx Live Virtual 5 - 7 October

Lynx Live will culminate in three days of MENA focused content

The Anatomy of Storytelling

A webinar by Richard Addington, Regional Director of Marketing at MBC Group and jury member for the MBC Youth Award.

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Young Lynx Experience Programme Leader Announced

Ciaran Bonass, Founding Executive Creative Director, VICE | Virtue (MEA) is the programme leader of the 2020 Young Lynx Experience.

Wednesday 12 Feb 2020

Dubai Lynx announces Advertiser of the Year 2020

Saudi Telecom Company to receive prestigious Award

Tuesday 17 Dec 2019

Influencers and Trust

Can influencers and the brands they partner with be trusted by the consumers who follow them?

Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

Podcast: Austyn Allison, Editor, Campaign ME talks to Unilever's Asad Rehman

Austyn Allison, Editor of Campaign ME speaks to one of MENA's leading marketers, Asad Rehman of Unilever to consider the topical question, “Can brand purpose alone convince the consumer to buy?”. Joining him is Kanchana Moodliar, business humanizer at Innate Motion give her insights on purpose.

Tuesday 15 Oct 2019

A day in the life of Kapil Bhimekar

Kapil is a Creative Director and has been working with Y&R Dubai since 2013. In 2017, Kapil was ranked No. 3 Art Director by The Loeries and in 2018, he served as a Cannes Lions juror.

Tuesday 22 Jan 2019

Young Lynx Winners 2018

Hear the PR, Print, Integrated winners of the 2018 Young Lynx Competitions interviewed by Kamille Marchant, Dubai Lynx's Event Manager.

Monday 21 Jan 2019

A day in the life of Ali Rez

Ali Rez, BBDO's Regional Creative Director - Middle East and Pakistan, has been ranked amongst the top 15 Creative Directors in the world, winning more than 350 awards – including multiple Golds at Cannes Lions and Grand Prix at Dubai Lynx, in addition to Agency of the Year, several times.

Tuesday 8 Jan 2019

A day in the life of Juliana Paracencio

Juliana Paracencio is currently a Regional Creative Director at Memac Ogilvy in the Middle East and North Africa region. More than art direction craft, Juliana loves to come up with ideas.

Tuesday 11 Dec 2018

What's new at Dubai Lynx 2019

Hear Thea Skelton, festival director, share the exciting new plans for the 2019 Dubai Lynx festival and awards.

Thursday 13 Dec 2018

Interview with Omar Al Busaidy

Jessica Edwards, facilitator at the Dubai Lynx Startup Hub talks to Omar Al Busaidy – Emirati entrepreneur, author and one of the most influential young Arabs in the region to talk about his new book, and life after leaving a government entity to pursue his own ventures, like brownies!

Wednesday 12 Dec 2018

A day in the life of Alok Gadkar

Alok Gadkar, General Manager & Executive Creative Director of The Classic Partnership, is an ideas man who is always hungry for better work and bigger experiences that change the way brands are perceived.

Wednesday 5 Dec 2018

Winners of the 2018 Dubai Lynx Student Competition share their experiences

What does it take to win big in the Dubai Lynx Student Awards? And what happens when you do? Print winner: Sharon George (AUD), Integrated winner: Saman Alavi (AUD), and Dina Faour, Professor of Advertising at AUD – winner of university of the year for the last three years talk to Student Awards Manager, Kamille Marchant about their experiences of the competitions and share some tips for entering.

Tuesday 27 Nov 2018

Philip Thomas, Chairman of Cannes Lions & Dubai Lynx, on gender equality and the launch of Lynx Glass

Philip Thomas, Chairman, Cannes Lions was at the ABG breakfast to discuss gender stereotyping in the industry and the introduction of a new Lynx award: Glass: The Lynx for Change’.

Wednesday 7 Nov 2018

A day in the life of Alex Malouf

Alex Malouf, Corporate Communications Manager, Arabian Peninsula, P&G talks about about his creative routine, the trends and challenges he sees for the year ahead and his perspective on creativity in the region.

Tuesday 20 Nov 2018

Paul Shearer on Dubai Lynx

Impact BBDO's Chief Creative Officer, Paul Shearer talks to Campaign's Austyn Allison about why he thinks Dubai Lynx is a must-attend for the creative industy.

Monday 19 Nov 2018

What is Dubai Lynx?

Creativity transforms: find out all about Dubai Lynx Transforming Creativity: find out what to expect when you enter the Awards and attend the Festival.