2019 MEPRA Annual General Meeting & Board Elections

MEPRA would like to invite all members to attend the 2019 MEPRA Annual General Meeting to hear about the success from 2018 and the plans for the new year! Board Elections will also take place to fill four vacancies for the Executive Board. These candidates will drive key initiatives for the communications industry in our region.

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Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Marina, Bay Central، Dubai Marina - Dubai, Dubai

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During the Annual General Meeting, Strategy Board members will be asked to vote by secret ballot for four candidates to stand on the MEPRA Executive Board a for the next two years. Results will be announced during the event.

Four nominations were received for the MEPRA Executive Board:

Three candidates will also be standing to join the MEPRA Strategy Board. All MEPRA Members in attendance of the AGM will be able to vote for the Strategy Board nominees. Please note there is no set limit to the number of Strategy Board members:

  • Ray Eglington Former MEPRA Chair and Group Managing Director, Four Communications
  • Deema Kingsmill-Moore, Former MEPRA Vice Chair and PR Director MEA, Marriott International
  • Joyce Baz, Head of Communications, Google

Click on the names above to learn more about your nominees.

MEPRA Strategy Board 
The MEPRA Strategy Board serves as an advisory board to the Executive Board and will help identify and shape the strategy for MEPRA moving forward, particularly around our major initiatives including the Leadership Majilis, Academy and Awards ceremony. A Strategy Board Member will be committing to four meetings per year plus time allocated for sub committee planning and projects.

MEPRA Executive Board 
The MEPRA Executive Board takes on an operational role of MEPRA and will work closely with MEPRA staff to implement initiatives throughout the year. This board is the decision-making body of the Association, comprised of a Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary plus a small group of Executive Directors. An Executive Board Member will be committing to twelve meetings per year plus time allocated for sub committee planning and projects.

By committing themselves as a MEPRA board member, they will be working towards an industry collective goal to:

Raise awareness and build understanding of public relations in the Middle East, both as a profession and as a driver of organisational reputation. We do so by promoting industry standards, sharing knowledge and thought leadership and building the capabilities of professionals in region

During the AGM, MEPRA Chair, Jonty Summers and Treasurer Mazen Nahawi will also deliver a presentation on the association’s success in 2018 and talk through the 2019 strategy and activity plan for the year ahead. Please note, this is a members-only event.


8:30am – 10:30am

Networking breakfast

2018 MEPRA Activity Review
2019 Executive Board Elections
2019 Strategy & Activity Plan

Please RSVP by 20 January 2019 by completing the registration details below or email community@mepra.org. We hope you can join us.

For any questions, please contact Sabrina De Palma at sabrina@mepra.org.

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