BNC Publishing launches new title

Media production and digital house, BNC Publishing has launched Design Middle East, a new title for professionals involved in the commercial interior sector. The monthly print magazine will feature insightful interviews with the industry’s leaders on the major developments within the region and include pieces on furnishings, fit-outs, lighting, architecture, ceramics and textiles.

“BNC Publishing is delighted to announce the addition of Design Middle East to our fast-growing B2B portfolio,” says Wissam Younane, CEO, BNC Publishing. “We look forward to providing the commercial interior design talents of the region with a fresh and inspiring perspective on the innovations, trends and intelligence shaping this vibrant sector.”

Melanie Mingas joins BNC Publishing

BNC Publishing has welcomed Melanie Mingas to the role of Group Editor of its business portfolio. Melanie previously worked with CPI Media Group as Group Managing Editor, and has over five years of experience in journalism.

In her new role, she will lead the continued growth of Catering News Middle EastConstruction Business News Middle EastHotel News Middle East and Logistics News Middle East in print, online and through a series of industry events. Melanie will also lead the group’s B2B digital communications and manage the direction of a series of events due to take place over the coming months.

“BNC Publishing is a forward-thinking and driven organisation, with fantastic ambition for the coming months and years,” says Melanie. “I’m delighted to be working for a publisher with an eye on innovating B2B titles and reaching diverse markets in new ways.”

Diarmuid O’Malley, Group Publishing Director, BNC Publishing, adds “We were actively seeking a candidate for the group editor role who would invigorate our B2B segment, and push it forward. Melanie’s enthusiasm and drive, paired with her significant industry experience, promises to give BNC Publishing in-market advantage to our now four-title strong business portfolio.”

Construction Business News ME to officially launch

Construction Business News ME (CBNME) is officially being launched this week by BNC Publishing. A B2B publication dedicated to the construction industry in the MENA region, CBNME concentrates on the latest developments in the building, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), facilities management, construction machinery, architecture and real estate sector.

With a circulation of 7,300 to be distributed throughout the GCC – concentrating on the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar – the monthly magazine will be dedicated to sector-specifics in the content streams of news, products, technological advancements and equipment, as well as interviews with relevant figures from the industry.

Construction Business News ME will focus on giving the readers quality insights into the industry with the help of  reliable experts across the region,” says Diarmuid O’Malley, Group Publishing Director, BNC Publishing. “I look forward to working with trusted partners across the construction sector.”

Charlotte Ringrose joins BNC Publishing

Charlotte Ringrose has joined BNC Publishing as Senior Sales Manager. Prior to joining the team, Charlotte was Sales Manager with the hospitality division of ITP Publishing for two years, covering Hotelier Middle East, Caterer Middle East and Arabian Travel News. Adding to her experience, Charlotte also worked previously as a Media Sales Consultant for Johnston Press in the UK. In her new position, Charlotte will act as the first line of contact for the hospitality B2B print and digital segments.

“This is a promising shift for me,” says Charlotte. “As someone who has represented industry print and digital mediums in this market for years, I’m excited to put my experience to work at BNC’s hospitality arm. We’re going to do great things!”

Diarmuid O’Malley, Group Publishing Director at BNC Publishing adds, “Having Charlotte join our team is a real advantage to our commercial arm – we’ve worked together closely for years and it’s terrific to have an industry player like her representing our publications in the market.”

For further information, contact Charlotte at / +971 (0)56 130 7753


Logistics News ME magazine launches

Logistics News ME magazine has launched across the Middle East. The monthly B2B publication will be circulated across the GCC, with most of the circulation concentrated in the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. With 5,240 copies to be distributed on a complimentary basis to logistics professionals, as well as those in other sectors that cross-over with logistics, Logistics News ME provides focused, accurate and up-to-date business information and market intelligence on the supply chain management and logistics industry in the Middle East.

“We’re looking forward to the logistics B2B audience discovering our outlook on the industry and the implications logistics has on GCC business as a whole,” says Diarmuid O’Malley, Group Publishing Director, BNC Publishing. “Together with Logistics News ME Editor Malcolm Dias, we hope to keep the sector’s professionals informed and engaged with our content on a monthly basis.”

Hotel News Middle East magazine launches

BNC Publishing has debuted Hotel News Middle East magazine across the UAE. Launched this week alongside the Hotel Show in Dubai, the publication is geared towards discerning hoteliers and will act as a vital resource for industry professionals seeking reliable, current information about the region’s burgeoning hospitality space. Covering the latest industry news and analysis, information about new products, trends and services, 6,850 copies of Hotel News Middle East will be circulated across the GCC monthly, with the majority concentrated in the UAE and KSA. The publication will be distributed on a complimentary basis to hospitality industry professionals, reaching key opinion leaders across the GCC.

“The initial response we have received from the market has been exceptional,” says Diarmuid O’Malley, Group Publishing Director, BNC Publishing. “Between myself and a few of my colleagues at BNC Publishing, we have over 50 years of experience publishing hospitality-centric mediums. Our initial warm reception and our long-term vision both rely on our relationships with our readers, valued contributors and commercial partners.”