Awards Ceremony 23 November to recognize the best in the region's public relations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 13 2016

Cicero and Bernay Public Relations (C&B) has been shortlisted for a total of seven categories for The Middle East PR Association ‘MEPRA Awards 2016’. The shortlist, announced on 2 November, saw 26 agencies and 9 entries competing for awards that will be given out at a gala ceremony on 23 November at Dubai’s JW Marriott Marquis hotel.

The seven categories C&B has been shortlisted for include ‘Agency of the Year’, ‘Corporate Reputation & Image’, ‘Government Communication’  ‘CSR’ ‘Healthcare’, ‘Employee Engagement’, and ‘Sponsorship’.

Ahmad Itani, COO of Cicero & Bernay said: “We are delighted to have our hard work and dedication to best-practice recognised through these shortlists. The breadth of the categories for which we have been shortlisted demonstrate the wide-ranging expertise of the C&B team and our commitment to clients across all industry sectors. The MEPRA Awards are of particular significance for us due to the recognition by our industry peers, who have the greatest appreciation for the dynamics of the PR industry in the Middle East. These accolades are highly regarded in our industry for being independent, rigorous and fair, with MEPRA renowned for taking a diligent approach towards shortlisting and making final awards.”

The MEPRA Awards is the leading public relations awards programme in the Middle East and an annual celebration of creativity and innovation in the public relations and communication industry. The honours are highly credible and acknowledge practitioners at the top of their game. MEPRA’s multiple categories highlight the depth and breadth of public relations and recognise achievements from across a range of disciplines and sectors.


About Cicero & Bernay
Cicero & Bernay is a public relations consultancy that provides integrated communication services to some of the most prominent brands operating in the region. Headquartered in Dubai and part of the Publinet Group, C&B’s ethos is built upon letting the facts do the talking. We pride ourselves on creating measurable impact on our clients’ businesses through research and insights, innovative ideas and result-oriented campaigns that deliver long-term positive ROI. The foundation of all our work lies in our attention to DETAIL – Data, Explore, Target, Assemble, Interpret and Leverage. Committed to Becoming Now, we have created a strong footprint of affiliates in major countries across the Middle East, coupled with a team of multilingual, locally-bred public relations professionals.

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