Entries by Harry Gardiner


Dubai, UAE, 17TH February 2020, Dubai based PR agency Brazen MENA has just turned five and has launched its new ‘trailblazing PR’ proposition to celebrate. The five times small consultancy of the year for MEPRA and PRCA MENA has also rebranded to Brazen MENA to reflect the agency’s outreach across the region.  The agency creates meaningful […]


The PRCA MENA Awards 2020 celebrated the very best individuals, teams, and campaigns from the PR and communications industry from across the Middle East and North Africa. Leading practitioners attended the awards at the W Dubai – The Palm on the evening of Wednesday, 5th February. Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, said: “The PR […]

Houbara Communications launches in Dubai

Grayling Dubai rebrands to Houbara Communications, the newest independent PR firm in Dubai   Houbara Communications launches in Dubai today, marking the entry of the first new independent communications agency of 2020 in the emirate. Houbara Communications is the culmination of months of planning following CEO Loretta Ahmed’s acquisition of Grayling Dubai from its parent […]

Managing Partner Samantha Bartel Appointed to PRCA MENA Regional Board

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 27 January 2019: Samantha Bartel, Managing Partner & CEO Instinctif Partners MENA, has been appointed to the Regional Board of leading industry body Public Relations and Communications Association MENA (PRCA MENA). The regional board is composed of senior agency and in-house leaders who are encouraged to help set the strategic […]

Nitin Nambiar joins PRCA MENA Board of Management

The Middle East and North Africa branch of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA MENA), has welcomed ASA Ventures Chief Communications Officer, Nitin Nambiar as its newest Board Member. With 16 years of international experience gained across media and marketing, Nitin has consulted to over 50 brands on go-to-market strategies, consumer engagement, and brand […]

Consultant/ Senior Account Manager – Corporate Communications (Dubai)

The Senior Account Manager/ Consultant is responsible for the supervision of account work performed by more junior staff. The individual is responsible for leading client work & providing ongoing client counsel from award to completion, as well as organic client growth. This position interacts directly with the client, collaborates within the team and across the […]

Dubai’s Cove Beach appoints M&C Saatchi Public Relations

M&C Saatchi Public Relations becomes first PR agency to be appointed by the esteemed lifestyle brand     Dubai, UAE; 5 December 2019 – Dubai’s renowned Cove Beach has appointed M&C Saatchi to look after all PR and media relations for the progressive brand.     Located at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Cove Beach attracts the world’s most influential jetsetters; with its Mediterranean […]

AVEs the most common evaluation method for PR pros in the Middle East

More of region’s PR pros use advertising value equivalent (AVE) than elsewhere in world Digital and strategy of increasing importance to PR practitioners in Middle East A third of respondents consider PR a profession, most think it is an industry Evaluation remains a fundamental challenge for public relations professionals in the Middle East, according to […]

Award-winning GCC consumer communications firm TOH joins the PRCO Group

PRCO is one of the world’s leading privately-owned communications companies with eight international offices Dubai, Tuesday 10th December 2019; PRCO, one of the world’s largest privately-owned communications firm, today announces that TOH has joined the Group. This move will result in a global network of over 100 communications professionals, offering best-in-class consumer and lifestyle campaigns […]


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 05 November 2019: International business communications consultancy, Instinctif Partners, has responded to unprecedented demand for services in MENA by significantly expanding its regional Content & Creative team – the Dubai-based practice focused on corporate reporting for listed companies. After a rigorous selection process, three new team members have been hired […]