• Entries now open for 2020 MEPRA Awards

    –        With more categories than ever before –        Entries discounted by 50% in response to COVID-19 impacts –        New COVID-19 category to recognise industry response to global pandemic MEPRA has announced a call for entries for the 2020 MEPRA Awards, which recognises and celebrates the brightest, boldest and bravest campaigns and practitioners in Middle East PR. This year, the... Continue reading

  • Industry News: AMEC Launches Barcelona Principles 3.0

    Following an international consultation and involving AMEC Regional Chapters, the new-look Barcelona Principles 3.0 has been launched. Published by AMEC   The 2020 evolution of the globally trusted Barcelona Principles will sharpen the communications industry’s focus on inclusion, impact, and integrity. It is ten years since the Barcelona Principles first presented an industry-wide consensus on... Continue reading

  • Member Op-Ed: Say Hello To The Come-Back Industry: How the beauty industry will get better by doing better

    By: Marie Capucine Akilian: Senior Communications Director, Havas Middle East At the start of the global pandemic, the world bared witness to an incredible manufacturing ‘tour de force’ when a USD $500 Billion industry pivoted almost overnight from producing sophisticated 3-in-1 beauty formulas, to providing healthcare authorities and frontline workers with hand sanitizers. Lives came... Continue reading

  • Member Op-Ed: Black Lives Matter Proves that Brands Must Stand for Something, or Fall for Anything

    By Razan Karim, Communications Director, Havas Middle East The unjust killing of George Floyd has sparked a powerful wave of protest around systematic injustice, police brutality, and racial inequality. Since video footage of the event has gone viral, tensions have quickly flared within the US, with voices echoing support all around the world for the... Continue reading

  • Member News: Brazen MENA Appoints First-ever Client Services Director

    DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES JULY 1 2020: Brazen MENA has appointed its first-ever Client Services Director, Alexia Lawrence-Jones, in a newly-made role for the award-winning agency. Alexia Lawrence-Jones, who joins from Impact Porter Novelli, where she led the agency’s lifestyle and FMCG division working on Al Futtaim Retail and P&G, will lead Brazen’s key accounts,... Continue reading

  • PRWeek launches Middle East Power Book 2020

    PRWeek launched its second annual Middle East Power Book today, featuring the top comms professionals in the region plus their views on current issues affecting the market. Click here to view the online Middle East Power Book 2020 The launch of the Middle East Power Book 2020 was delayed from the spring owing to the Covid-19 crisis... Continue reading

  • MEPRA Launches Virtual Summer School

    Make the most of your summer and enrol in MEPRA’s virtual summer school to fast track your continuing professional development (CPD) and become an accredited communications professional! MEPRA has partnered with Acorn Strategies, APCO Worldwide, ASDA’A BCW, CARMA, Hanover, KEKST CNC, Leaders in Digital, Socialeyez and Tabreed to host 12 FREE virtual workshops from 18th June to... Continue reading

  • MEPRA Launches Workplace Wellness Programme in response to survey results which reveals gap in Mental Health Support

    MEPRA announced the launch of a Workplace Wellness Programme today in response to the results from its recent survey, which revealed more than a third of industry professionals feel they are not well supported by companies with regards to their health and wellbeing. The survey, which polled 108 MEPRA members, also revealed that 45% of... Continue reading

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Mentoring Programme

MEPRA’s Mentoring Programme matches experienced senior communication professionals with communication practitioners in the Middle East in the early stages of their career for a period of 12 months.

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