UAE Cannes Lions Awards Ceremony 2016

January 12, 2017

UAE Cannes Lions 2016 Awards Distribution

As the official representative of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in the UAE, Motivate and Motivate Val Morgan recently concluded the distribution of Cannes Lions Awards for this year’s 7 winning agencies.

Creative Heads and their respective teams from winning agencies gathered at Motivate Offices in Dubai Media City for an evening of networking and refreshments, followed by the awards ceremony where they received their respective Lions from Ian Fairservice – Managing Partner & Group Editor in Chief at Motivate, and Avinash Udeshi – Chief Operating Officer at Motivate Val Morgan.

Ian Fairservice

Ian Fairservice – Managing Partner & Group Editor in Chief at Motivate, addressing the gathering



Winning work from the UAE and video footage from this year’s Cannes Awards Ceremony will be shown at the Best of Cannes Lions Screening – organized by Motivate Val Morgan, scheduled for next month.

Below is a list of this year’s winning agencies:


Table Chart


Cannes Lions Trophy

Gold, Silver & Bronze Lions won by the UAE at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival


Agency- Memac Ogilvy Dubai

Agency: Memac Ogilvy Dubai


Agency- The Classic Partnership Advertising

Agency: The Classic Partnership Advertising


Agency- DDB Dubai

Agency: DDB Dubai


Agency- Y&R Dubai

Agency: Y&R Dubai


RAAD Dubai

Agency: TBWA\RAAD Dubai


Agency- JWT Dubai

Agency: JWT Dubai


This year, the UAE won a total of 16 Lions. We at Motivate and Motivate Val Morgan warmly congratulate all winning agencies and look forward to more UAE wins at next year’s Cannes Lions Festival.