The National Media Council Presents the 4th MEPRA Leadership Majlis

2018 marks the fourth edition of the MEPRA Leadership Majlis in Abu Dhabi, our major communications conference for senior professionals in the region. This year, we are proud to announce a headline sponsorship with the National Media Council as well as partnerships with PRWeek and Arthur W. Page to support a stellar line up of speakers. 

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Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche, Abu Dhabi

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This year’s MEPRA Leadership Majlis is expected to bring together more than 200 senior communication professionals to address the industry’s biggest challenges, trends and opportunities.

As the platinum name partner, The National Media Council (NMC) will address communication leaders on its crucial role in the positioning of the UAE. PRWeek and Arthur W. Page Society have returned for the second year, enriching the agenda with international speakers to uncover the most pressing topics of our profession. The conference is also supported by corporate and agency partners including, Jumeirah Group, Etihad Airways, Mubadala, Four Communications Group and SOCIALEYEZ.

The 2018 MEPRA leadership Majlis will cover the theme ‘Power Forward’, highlighting the power of PR through a mix of presentations, case studies & panel discussions.

 

 

 

Speakers and topics include:

  • His Excellency Mansoor Al Mansoori, Director General at National Media Council, to discuss: The National Media Council and its crucial role in the positioning of the UAE
  • Nashwa Ali, Head of Public Policy at Facebook, to discuss: The Power of Truth: Countering Fake News in the UAE
  • Peter Debrecency, International Vice President at Arthur W. Page Society and former VP of Corporate Relations at Allstate Insurance Company (US), to present case study: The Power of CEO Activism
  • Danny Rogers, Editor-in-Chief at PRWeek, to discuss: The Power of Our Industry: How public relations can be the most powerful marketing discipline in the future
  • Mohammed AlSiddiq, Head of Digital Communications at Mubadala, to present case study: The Power of Brands: How the brand defines communication

For complete agenda, click here. Speakers also included below:

Agenda and speakers

  • 5/10/18 9:00 - 5/10/18 9:15
    Welcome & Introduction

    Ray Eglington
    Chair, MEPRA
  • 5/10/18 9:15 - 5/10/18 9:40
    Q&A: National Media Council and its crucial role in the positioning of the UAE

    His Excellency Mansoor Al Mansoori
    Director General, National Media Council
  • 5/10/18 9:15 - 5/10/18 9:40
    Q&A Moderator: NMC and its crucial role in the positioning of the UAE

    Sunil John
    Founder & CEO, ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller
  • 5/10/18 9:40 - 5/10/18 9:55
    Presentation: The Power of Truth: Countering Fake News in the UAE

    Nashwa Ali
    Head of Public Policy, Facebook
  • 5/10/18 9:55 - 5/10/18 10:30
    The Power of CEO Activism - Case Study Presentation & Panellist

    Peter Debreceny
    International Vice President, Arthur W. Page Society
  • 5/10/18 10:15 - 5/10/18 10:30
    Panel Discussion: The Power of CEO Activism – Moderator

    Roger Bolton
    Arthur W. Page Society
  • 5/10/18 10:15 - 5/10/18 10:30
    The Power of CEO Activism – Panellist

    Mazen Nahawi
    CEO, CARMA
  • 5/10/18 10:15 - 5/10/18 10:30
    The Power of CEO Activism – Panellist

    Deema Kingsmill-Moore
    Communications and Community Engagement Director MEA, Marriott International
  • 5/10/18 10:30 - 5/10/18 11:00
    The Power of Industry: How PR can be the most powerful future marketing discipline

    Danny Rogers
    Editor-In-Chief, PRWeek
  • 5/10/18 11:45 - 5/10/18 12:15
    A Seat at the Table: The Power of Communication Leaders - Moderator

    Fahad Al Qahtani
    Chief Executive Officer , The Corporate Office
  • 5/10/18 11:45 - 5/10/18 12:15
    A Seat at the Table: The Power of Communication Leaders - Panellist

    Amina Taher
    VP Communications, Etihad Aviation Group
  • 5/10/18 11:45 - 5/10/18 12:15
    A Seat at the Table: The Power of Communication Leaders - Panellist

    Jorge Camara
    Deputy CEO, UAE World Energy Congress, and Executive Director, The Corporate Office
  • 5/10/18 11:45 - 5/10/18 12:15
    A Seat at the Table: The Power of Communication Leaders - Panellist

    Farah Al Alami
    Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, United Eastern Medical Services
  • 5/10/18 12:15 - 5/10/18 12:55
    The Power of Brands: How the brand defines communication - Case Study

    Mohammed AlSiddiq
    Head of Digital Communications, Mubadala
  • 5/10/18 12:35 - 5/10/18 12:55
    The Power of Brands: How the brand defines communication - Moderator

    Jonty Summers
    Managing Director, Hanover ME
  • 5/10/18 12:35 - 5/10/18 12:55
    The Power of Brands: How the brand defines communication - Panellist

    Umayma Abubakar
    Head of Internal Corporate Relations, Mubadala
  • 5/10/18 12:35 - 5/10/18 12:55
    The Power of Brands: How the brand defines communication - Panellist

    Danny Rogers
    Editor-In-Chief, PRWeek

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