|06 May, 2019

Landor scoops 18 accolades at transform MENA 2019 awards

Landor, a global leader in brand consulting and design, has seen unprecedented success at this year's Transform MENA Awards

Landor scoops 18 accolades at transform MENA 2019 awards

Dubai: Landor, a global leader in brand consulting and design, has seen unprecedented success at this year’s Transform MENA Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards celebrate rebranding and brand development projects across the region, with winners exemplifying best in class work within the field of brand strategy and demonstrating consistent evolvement of the branding industry in MENA.

Landor won six awards including ‘Best Overall Visual Identity’ for Azerbaijan Tourism in a project that focused on redefining its brand with character, a strong point of view and a unique approach to copy style. The same project won gold for ‘Best Use of Copy, ‘Best Place or Nation Brand’, ‘Best Visual Identity from the Travel and Tourism Sector’, bronze for ‘Best Use of a Visual Property’ and highly commended for ‘Best Implementation of a Brand Development Project’.

Landor’s work with Maldives-based resort Joali won seven awards including gold for ‘Best Use of a Visual Property’, ‘Best Creative Strategy’, ‘Best Strategic or Creative Development of a New Brand’, silver for ‘Best Use of Copy Style or Tone of Voice’, ‘Best Brand Experience’, ‘Best Visual Identity from Travel, Leisure and Tourism Sector’ and bronze for ‘Best Naming Strategy’.

The third project recognized was Saudi Arabia’s Jabal Omar district in Mecca, picking up three awards: silver for ‘Best Brand Development’ in addition to highly commended for ‘Best brand Evolution’ and ‘Best Visual Identify from the Property, Construction and Facilities Management Sector’.

Landor’s Al Marjan Island project in Ras al Khaimah won silver for ‘Best Brand Development Project to reflect changed Mission, Values and Positioning’. And finally, its work with the Queen Rania Foundation, the education focused charity established by Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan

Commenting on the awards, Mariagrazia De Angelis, General Manager at Landor, in Dubai said: “It is a real honour to collect so many industry accolades at this year’s Transform MENA Awards, especially in light of fierce competition from across the region. We are particularly delighted to showcase some of the team’s exceptional work delivered, working with inspirational projects and initiatives that are pushing boundaries in their respective fields. We look forward to another exciting year ahead as we continue to work with some of the region’s most interesting private sector and government projects, supporting their development and evolution into true brand leaders within MENA.”

Landor’s President CEEMEA – Emma Beckmann, commented: “Extremely proud to receive so many

awards for our work in partnership with our world-class clients across the region.  Our work with

Azerbaijan Tourism Board showcases the strong collaboration across Landor Dubai, Istanbul, Moscow

and London offices, to develop a powerful and differentiated brand for our client.”

Established in 1941 by Walter Landor, Landor helps its clients build agile brands that thrive in today's dynamic and disruptive marketplace. In the Middle East region, some of its most notable clients include Dubai Airports, Etihad Airways, Alawwal Bank, NEOM, Riyadh Development Authority and SAGIA (Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority).


About Landor
Landor helps its clients use brand to drive business transformation. We believe that brand is the most vital tool to help companies meet the pressing challenges in today’s rapidly changing world: cultural transformation, differentiated customer experience, and tech-enabled innovation.

We have been using insights and imagination to help our clients grow for 76 years, across 26 offices in 19 countries, working with a broad range of world-famous brands across many industries. Clients include Alawwal Bank, Barclays, Bayer, Dubai Airports, BP, Diageo, FedEx, Jabal Omar Development Company, Google, Huawei, JPMorgan, Kellogg’s, Kraft Heinz, Procter & Gamble, Squarespace, Tata and Nahdi.

Landor is part of WPP, a creative transformation company. For more information, please visit Landor.com and follow Landor on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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