WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2017

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WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2017

13 Mar 2017 to 14 Mar 2017
United Arab Emirates (the)

Brought to you by Dubai Production City

13–14 March 2017

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WAN-IFRA’s Middle East Conference is brought to you by

#MEC17 in March 2017 in Dubai provides publishing executives with an excellent opportunity to discover the latest regional and international top trends and best-practice ideas.


  • Managing Director, Dubai Media City (DMC), Dubai Studio City (DSC) and Dubai Production City (DPC), UAE
  • Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, UAE
  • PR and Business Development, Al-Jazirah Corporation for Press, Printing, and Publishing, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Chief Operating Officer, Newspaper Printing Axel Springer at Axel Springer Print Management GmbH
  • Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA, Germany
  • CEO of Press Sector at Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI), United Arab Emirates
  • Digital Media Strategist, Consultant and Content Creator, Jordan
  • Former Technical & Production Director, The Times of India, India
  • CEO and Founder of García Media, USA
  • Digital transformation, content strategy and innovation consultant, WEF Board Member, UK
  • Editor-in-Chief, Sayidaty, Al Jamila and Arrajol Magazine - SRPC, Saudi Arabia
  • CEO, MHS Digital, Germany
  • Kevin Beatty
    CEO, dmg media, United Kingdom, and First Vice-President WAN-IFRA
  • Editor-in-Chief, Arabian Business Dubai, UAE
  • Managing Director, Jang Media Group, Pakistan
  • Principal Consultant, WAN-IFRA Consulting, Germany
  • Chief Executive Officer, Dar Al Hayat
  • CEO, Al Abkaria Holding Company and GM Nebras Films, Saudi Arabia
  • Founder and Director, Welad Elbalad Media Services LTD, Egypt
  • Interactive News Editor, The Times & The Sunday Times, United Kingdom
  • Leader of Marketing and Data, Telegraaf Media Groep NV
  • News Director, NRK (Norwegian public service broadcaster), Norway
  • Head of Digital News Division, Chosun Ilbo, Korea

Middle East Digital Media Awards

These awards, presented by WAN-IFRA, the World association of newspapers and news publishers, recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. Winners will be officially announced at the WAN-IFRA Middle East conference 2017 in Dubai. Registration closed!


WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2017