PHD MENA expands into  Egypt

Dubai-based media and communications agency, PHD MENA has launched its Cairo office as part of its expansion plan across the Middle East. Egypt being its fifth location in the Middle East, the new office aims to offer strategic, digital and creative expertise and build on business partnerships with regional and international clients. The launch will see the appointment of Nour Eldin Saleh to handle operations in the Cairo office as General Manager bringing with him experience working with companies such as Starcom and Mindshare.

“PHD’s expansion into Egypt, our largest market in the Middle East to date, is a clear indication of how the region is transforming,” says Elda Choucair, CEO, PHD MENA. “While it has a rich heritage and thriving traditions, the country is rapidly progressing in terms of digital sophistication, both from a consumer and corporate standpoint. The time is right for PHD to capitalise on this shift and introduce ground-breaking approaches in media and communications. I am certain that, with Nour Eldin Saleh at the helm, we will provide new levels of media and business excellence to our clients.”


PHD to hold BrainScape conference in Dubai

PHD’s annual conference BrainScape is set to take place in Dubai on October 10, 2016 with Wired UK’s magazine Editor, David Rowan as a keynote speaker. The conference, which will lead an expected audience of over 200 marketing and media professionals, will see Daniel Mcduff, Researcher at Microsoft, as another keynote speaker discussing how technology can embrace human emotions to enhance the effectiveness of marketing communications.

“Technology changes our lives every single day and at PHD we are constantly keeping our finger on the pulse in order to deliver a better way for our clients through cutting-edge practices and ideas,” says Elda Choucair, CEO, PHD MENA. “This year, we will tackle the challenge of assessing new behaviors arising from the adoption of new technologies which will allow us to collaboratively refine our approach to integrating our clients’ brands seamlessly into their consumers’ new realities, either physical, virtual or augmented.”