The Latest Updates from Dubai Lynx 2020

Dubai Lynx – MENA’s biggest Festival of Creativity, will return to Madinat Jumeirah from 8-11 March 2020, bringing together creative legends and those disrupting the industry to learn, network, explore opportunities that abound in the MENA region and celebrate creative excellence.

This year’s programme covers the hottest topics in the region such as Brands in Culture, Proving Creative Effectiveness, Creating Connected Brand Experiences, The New Rules on Brand Purpose and more.

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The Dubai Lynx 2020 Festival Planner makes it easier than ever to find content that will inspire you, whatever your role, in the creative communication and marketing sphere – provocative panels, debates and new formats designed to facilitate two days of learning, celebration, inspiration and networking, featuring hands-on Meet Ups, roundtable discussions and interactive workshops.


Festival Planner for Dubai Lynx 2020


Plan your time at Dubai Lynx 2020


This year’s speaker line-up is bold, influential, innovative and inspiring. Expect an eclectic mix of award-winners, game-changers, original thinkers and rising talent, alongside global business leaders, creative legends and a few surprises.


Speakers for Dubai Lynx 2020


Meet speaker line-up


Dubai Lynx has also announced the Jury Presidents of 2020. Presidents are chosen from among the region’s very best industry leaders. Together, they combine a diverse wealth of creative expertise, skill and talent, from both clients and agencies, to benchmark creative excellence and effectiveness for the MENA region.

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‘See It Be It’ is the Dubai Lynx initiative working towards equal gender representation across the industry. 2020 will bring 10 women to the Festival for an access-all-areas, 2-day long, career accelerating programme.

*Conditions apply

Entries close on 17 February, 2020

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Find out why creative people come to Dubai Lynx with highlights from the 2019 festival:



Don’t forget to choose your perfect pass to enjoy the full programme for 2020.


Key Dates:

6 February 2020 – Award Entries Deadline

8 March 2020 – Festival Opening Party

9-10 March 2020 – Be Inspired at the Festival

11 March 2020 – Celebrate at the Awards


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*Motivate Val Morgan is the officials representative of Dubai Lynx in the UAE.



Source: Dubai Lynx

The Latest Updates from Dubai Lynx 2019

With less than two weeks to go for the biggest creative communications event in the MENA region, here are the latest updates from the desks of Dubai Lynx.

This year’s festival (10th to 13th March 2019 at Madinat Jumeirah), will be a focused two-day event dedicated to inspiration and insight, followed by an awards show. The event guarantees to bring top creatives, the world’s best brands, fledging start-ups and everyone in between under one roof, to learn, network and celebrate creativity in communications.



Choose your perfect pass for 2019

Meet the world’s biggest brands, agencies, media owners and consultancies at Dubai Lynx. Find the right option for you and secure your place at the Festival in 2019.

Passes for Dubai Lynx 2019


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Spotlight on Saudi Arabia

Spotlight on Saudi Arabia at Dubai Lynx 2019

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The opportunity for growth in KSA is clear. Creativity will be the differentiator for brands looking to win in this market. In 2019, the Festival will dedicate a full day to focus on Saudi Arabia. Powered by STC, the tailored programme brings together a diverse selection of speakers. Hear from content creators, creative agencies, TV stars, media platforms, the Ministry of Health and more, on what the landscape looks like today.

Topics that will be covered as part of this programme include:


Ditch What You Know for Sure, hosted by J. Walter Thompson MEA | Tuesday 12, 12:45 at the Inspiration Stage

Find out how to keep up with a nation that doesn’t stop evolving.


Creative Opportunities – Health Awareness in Saudi Arabia, hosted by Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia | Tuesday 12, 12:15 at the Inspirational Stage

Learn how to plan for social impact with strategic creativity.


Unveiling the Creative Hackers, hosted by FP7 MENA (a part of McCann Worldgroup) | Tuesday 12, 15:00 at the Inspiration Stage

Hear what Saudi’s next generation really want from tomorrow.


Content Creator vs. Influencer, hosted by UTURN Entertainment | Tuesday 12, 16:00 at the Inspiration Stage

Discover more about culture in KSA from the content makers influencing it.


Don’t miss out.



Dubai Lynx 2019 – Toolkit

We don’t need to tell you that attending the Festival is essential. However, we do understand how difficult it is to make your case to the budget-holder – quite possibly your BOSS.

Therefore, the team at Dubai Lynx have put together a toolkit to help you out. It’s a handy set of resources – including a guide to how the Festival offers great ROI and a ready-to-send cover letter – designed to help you frame the conversation. You’ll be able to make an argument so compelling, they’ll simply have to say ‘YES’.

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Dubai Lynx 2019 will champion diversity

Spotlighting the next generation of female talent at Dubai Lynx 2019

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Discover the programme of onstage content, sessions giving women a stage to thrive, initiatives spotlighting the next generation of female talent, and much more.


Miraa – The Other Side of Beauty, hosted by Unilever & VICE | Monday 11, 15:15 at the Transformation Stage

Discover what it means to create real cultural impact.


Turning Worriers into Warriors, hosted by Deloitte, Appetite Creative Solutions, FemmeNiche | Tuesday 12, 11:30 at the Lynx Loft – Level 1

Understand subconscious bias with an interactive workshop.


MEET UP: 5-step Guide – How to be a Female Leader, hosted by Dubai Lynx | Monday 11, 16:00 at the Meet Ups Lounge

 Find out how to be a female leader at our Meet Up.



Spotlight on the Industry’s Bravest Brands

Spotlight on the Industry’s Bravest Brands at Dubai Lynx 2019

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This year’s festival will welcome some of the world’s boldest brands. Witness CMOs and brand leaders on stage, sharing behind-the-scenes insight – on leadership, creating compelling content and building innovative campaigns. Also expect an exciting programme of panels, informal sessions and competitions hosted by some of the industry’s biggest names.


Creativity Transforms: Michael Boychuk, Former Executive Creative Director, Amazon | Tuesday 12, 11:30AM at the Transformation Stage

Get inside Amazon’s creative hub.


Brand Breakfasts with Euronews | Monday 11, 9:45AM at the Discover Stage

Have breakfast with Euronews.


The Strange Power of Movement Marketing | Monday 11, 16:30 at Transformation Stage

Discover the power of movement marketing with Mahindra Group and Emirates Airline.


Secret Ingredient: Why Emotions Matter Most in Advertising | Monday 11, at 12:45AM, at the Inspiration Stage

Learn why emotions matter most with Fatafeat and Mayar Foods.


Tell Us a Secret – The Human Side of Leadership

Explore the human side of leadership with General Motors and The Marketing Society.



For those of you who haven’t attended Dubai Lynx in the past, check out the highlights from 2018 to see why this is a ‘must-attend’ event:


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Source: Dubai Lynx