I was fortunate enough to have Aneela Rose’s approval for an online interview with Wajeez. I want to thank Aneela (Founder and MD of Aneela Rose PR and Purple Rose Digital, UK) for allowing me this wonderful opportunity. It’s not everyday that you have a PR agency founder open up and tell you everything you wanted to know about this mysterious world. Without further ado, I give you Aneela Rose. I wish you’ll enjoy this interview as I did. Read more
During my tenure as a journalist, I was invited a few times to visit Hong Kong by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council to cover many of the events and exhibitions held on this amazing island. There, I was introduced to majority of the public relations agencies in Hong Kong.
With the success of my Media List of Dubai, I decided to get in touch with some old friends and colleagues to come up with a similar media list for Hong Kong. This list is always being tweaked and updated. If you want to add your PR agency or public relations firm (as they call it in Hong Kong) then by all means please contact me.
It’s worth mentioning that historically, Hong Kong’s most lucrative public relations firms are / were run by women. Most successful HK PR executives were Australian former journalists who had migrated to HK.
An email from FleishmanHillard / Mona Sadek landed in my Inbox one day. It was an invitation to attend an event by Samsung to announce their new S6 phone. I didn’t know how they found me or come to know about Wajeez but I thought why not. There, the mystery was solved when I met Mona Sadek, a senior PR executive active on the social media front in the UAE. I was in her list of influencers. The rest is history, as they say. Today I’m privileged to interview Mona Sadek.
For anyone who is into the Public Relations scene in UAE in general, and Dubai in particular, Alexander McNabb will be a familiar name. He is so active on social media channels, many PR companies mention him on their Twitter accounts. Dubai Radios will have him as a guest or call him for a comment. He also consults for Spot On PR agency as well as other clients. It was time to hear straight from Alexander McNabb on Wajeez. Prepare to be amazed with some PR informed tips and opinions.
Less than ten years ago, while I was working for a tech publication, I received an email from a new PR expert who was at that time representing Microsoft Xbox. To my astonishment, and as I discovered later on after meeting him face to face and running through thorough interrogations by yours truly, he knew a lot about videogames. He was a hardcore gamer not a fake one. When I asked him about anything, he would get to the bottom of it or simply say I don’t know. I always liked to work with a PR man whom I can trust and rely on. His name is…
Doing business in Dubai requires a good relationship with media members, and the best way to establish that is by entrusting Public Relations Agencies in Dubai to handle your business.
Problem is, there are over 100 Public Relations Agencies and Firms in Dubai, varying from small boutique shops to branches of major international PR agencies. Choosing which one to go with needs some decent research and thorough comparison.
After working for over a decade as a journalist, writer, and editor in the media sector in various companies, full-time, part-time and as a freelancer, in Dubai, and after covering many many topics and events, I’ve compiled my own tried & tested detailed list of PR agencies in Dubai.
Having said this, please note that PR companies in Dubai keep coming and going. It’s very easy to setup a PR agency in Dubai, just check the total count of PR agencies in UAE. Let’s begin.