Weber Shandwick MENA, the region’s leading public relations firm, was named 2014 Agency of the Year by the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) at the MEPRA Awards ceremony in Dubai on Tuesday 25 November.
Honourees are selected by an independent industry panel, based on information gathered during the regional awards process. Weber Shandwick MENA also took home separate awards for ‘Best Corporate Reputation and Image’ for its work for DGCX (Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange) and ‘Best Business to Business Communications’ for its work for Standard and Poor’s.
Ziad Hasbani, Chief Executive Officer, Weber Shandwick MENA, commented: “Winning MEPRA Agency of the Year is both a great achievement and a recognition of our commitment to creative excellence in a competitive marketplace with increasingly high best practice benchmarks.”
Hasbani continues: “I am delighted for my talented colleagues across the region who strive to achieve outstanding results for our clients day-in, day-out. However, we will not be resting on any laurels. We are driving forward a transformation of our business, which will ensure that we continue to stay ahead of the regional communication trends and place centre-stage the recognition that creativity and digital offerings are now key. We are confident that this award win will be the first of many.”