2021 MEPRA Awards Finalists

The finalists for the 2021 MEPRA Awards have been revealed!
More than 88 organisations have been shortlisted to win across 56 categories, making it our largest Awards yet!

Only the top ten in each category, which received over the 70% scoring threshold, made it to the shortlist. Finalists will be awarded Gold, Silver or Bronze during the MEPRA Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, 24th November 2021.

To celebrate MEPRA’s 20th anniversary, this year’s awards also features a People’s Choice Best Middle East Campaign for the last 20 years’ category, which provides the public the opportunity to vote and select the overall winner from ten finalists. Vote for the winner here.

Download the full list of finalists here.

If you have been shortlisted, download our finalist social card here and spread the word!

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Silver Winner

UAE Government Media Office

Few people know, Mars has two moons: Phobos and Deimos. They were in our Probe’s line of sight of the arrival. We decided to bring them to Earth & m
Gold Winner

Weber Shandwick MENAT & Google MENA

Google Search brings recipes from around the world to users’ fingertips. To highlight how Google Search helps people in their day-to-day lives, Webe
Silver Winner

Gambit Communications & Abarth

This is the story of how a small car with a small budget took on the big boys using an integrated grassroots comms strategy to organically generate hu
Silver Winner

Matrix Public Relations

In a world that amplifies insecurity through beauty, consumers just want to feel reassured and confident. How did Kaya play its role in empowering con
Bronze Winner

Wizz Air Four MENA

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and Four MENA successfully launched the brand new national airline in the UAE in January 2021. The communications campaign has play
Gold Winner

UAE Government Media Office

It probably happens only once in a lifetime that you get a souvenir, straight from Mars. But that is exactly what we did for the hundreds of thousands
Silver Winner

Gambit Communications & BBC Studios

This is the story of how we used empathetic and genuine discourse to spark a conversation around the future of our planet, and our role in creating im
Bronze Winner

Gambit Communications and Ferrari Middle East

This is the story of how we created anticipation and excitement around a luxury car launch, selling out it’s allocations for a full year in advance,
Silver Winner

Siemens

Did you know science has proven that our actions and emotions are contagious? #BeGolden is an employee-triggered grassroots initiative inspired by po
Gold Winner

Hill+Knowton Strategies with Royal Commission for AlUla

Journey Through Time is the Royal Commission for AlUla’s most significant campaign to date - revealing for the first time a masterplan to regenerate
Bronze Winner

Hill+Knowlton Strategies with Facebook Inc.

Meta’s first-ever global, cross-app Ramadan campaign was delivered by Hill+Knowlton Strategies to connect millions of people by leveraging the combi
Bronze Winner

Weber Shandwick MENAT & Mastercard MEA

Mastercard and Weber Shandwick MENAT increased the share of voice around the Priceless Planet Coalition, enhancing conversations about the brand’s s
Gold Winner

Yas Island with Four MENA

Since the onset of the pandemic, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s leading destinations, has been preparing for the restart of travel with a
Gold Winner

Gambit Communications and Sharjah Sustainable City

Launching a big real estate project is relatively easy PR; there is a media appetite, it’s newsworthy, and it showcases a healthy economy. This
Silver Winner

Weber Shandwick MENAT & Bank ABC

Weber Shandwick MENAT partnered with Bank ABC in Bahrain to deliver an integrated communications program for their 4th MEA Fintech Forum. To increase
Silver Winner

Red Havas

Set to open in summer 2021, IDL was brought to Dubai in partnership with Culturespaces -the organization behind the famous Atelier des Lumières in Pa

 

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