Posted on March 03, 2019

Weber Shandwick MENA, a leading communications and engagement firm, was named 2019 Large Consultancy of the Year at this year’s PRCA MENA Awards. The prestigious Large Consultancy of the Year category recognizes the agency that has demonstrated strong business and effective results, as well as an agency-wide commitment to leadership, innovation and talent development.

The PRCA MENA Regional Awards celebrate the best PR and communications campaigns, teams and individuals across the Middle East and North Africa. Celebrating a total of five wins across its MENA network, Weber Shandwick MENA also notably took home honors in the Best Campaign: B2C category, and its Managing Director, Ghaleb Zeidan was also named PR Leader of the Year. Highly Commended awards were also shared with the team for their work submitted in the Game Changer and Rising Star of the Year categories.

Ziad Hasbani, Regional Chief Executive Officer, Weber Shandwick MENA, commented: “To be recognized by PRCA MENA as Large Consultancy of the Year is a great achievement for all of our teams across MENA. Industry recognition such as this is really a testament to the dedication and commitment of our staff, and we owe this recognition to every single team member in the network, who are working hard day in, day out with a great creative and positive spirit that keeps us delivering our best work for our clients.”

“As we continue to be focused on supporting our clients with innovative and engaging communication programs that help them achieve their business goals and continue to build their reputation across MENA, it brings me great pride to see our collective efforts keep moving our agency and industry forward during an unprecedented period of transformation. It’s a great start to the year for us as we look ahead to a successful 2019 working with our client partners and talented teams.”

With an extensive network across the Middle East and North Africa – including operations in the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, and Egypt, as well as affiliates in a number of the region’s countries – Weber Shandwick MENA specializes in developing and implementing pan-Arab, multi-market regional and international campaigns for a region undergoing a period of unprecedented change.