The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) has called for entries to the 2020 MEPRA Awards, which recognises and celebrates “the brightest, boldest and bravest campaigns and practitioners in Middle East PR”.
The company blamed declining pass-through revenue for the dip.
The holding company’s overall revenue dropped 23% in the quarter.
Hyatt also hired Maverick Creative and Gagen MacDonald.
How the beauty industry will get better by doing better.
The recently merged WPP alliance of Finsbury, The Glover Park Group and Hering Schuppener has topped the new Mergermarket table that ranks PR agencies by the value of M&A deals they handled globally in the first half of 2020.
PRWeek's weekly roundup of industry hires, departures and promotions. This column for the week commencing 6 July.
Portland is restructuring most of its global business under a single P&L, with a new MD appointed for the combined operation and the announcement of several senior departures, PRWeek has learned.
Aneesha Rai is in charge of marketing the multi-million-dirham homes of the emirate's wealthiest residents.
As Global Alliance marks its first ever Global Ethics Month, Louay Al-Samarrai, joint MD of Active DMC, says that, far too often, companies are simply paying lip service when it comes to a code of ethics.
Louay Al-Samarrai, managing partner and joint founder of Active DMC, gives a blunt picture on the regional PR landscape, saying it is "behind in many ways".
The latest Hays 2020 GCC Salary & Employment Report also found that hiring activity within PR and marketing was steady year-on-year.
PR pros across the GCC offer their condolences on the death of PR giant Harold Burson.
As a new year begins, PR professionals in the region predict what's in store for the year ahead - and reflect on the successes of 2019.
A PR campaign to determine a new logo that will represent the UAE for the next 50 years led to an international poll which attracted more than 10.6 million votes from 185 countries.
Barcelona's front man is the global ambassador of Expo 2020 Dubai and the face of a new PR-led campaign by UAE-based agency Face to Face.