House of Comms welcomes Rana Malek

Rana Malek has joined UAE-based integrated communications agency House of Comms as Senior Arabic Consultant. Having worked across the GCC for over 10 years with PR and digital agencies, Rana most recently worked at Viola Communications as PR Account Manager. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the Arabic capabilities of House of Comms across the Middle East.

“House of Comms has a reputation in the marketplace for delivering real results and for driving strategic creativity, which is something I really wanted to be a part of,” says Rana. “By adding strength to the agency’s existing Arabic capabilities, I’m looking forward to continuing to enhance our client offering and broadening the agency’s reach and network.”

Middle East Event Awards shortlist announced

The Middle East Event Awards 2015 shortlist has been announced. The awards have been split into 20 categories – including Best Corporate Product or Service Launch, Best Event Design, and Employer of the Year – and each is designed to showcase the diversity and excellence of the events and suppliers operating in the Middle East’s event industry. Shortlisted companies include Entourage Marketing and Events, dmg events ME, Viola Communications, ExtraCake and Flash Entertainment.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on June 3 2015 at the JW Marriot Marquis, decided by a panel of renowned industry figures.