World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Make money now! Successful cross-platform advertising


Make money now!


Make money now! Successful cross-platform advertising

Date and Location

  • 08 Feb 2011 - 09 Feb 2011
    United Arab Emirates


WAN-IFRA Members:
EUR 495 + VAT

Standard rate:
EUR 620 + VAT

If 4 persons from the same company register at the same time, the fourth participant is free of charge.

Note: Cancellation of one or more participant will result in the full participation fee.

Cancellation Policy (excerpt from the General Conference Conditions): Cancellation is possible in writing and will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the event. A non-refundable handling fee of 10 % will become due in this case. We regret that we will be compelled to retain the full participation fee for cancellations after this time. It is possible at all times to send a “substitute participant” on condition that WAN-IFRA GmbH & Co. KG is informed accordingly in writing in advance, stating the name of the substitute person.

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6th Middle East Conference

Make money now! Successful cross-platform advertising

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Conference details

With print advertising revenues under pressure, most newspaper ­publishers are seeking new revenue models and practices to sustain their businesses and pay for quality journalism.

The conference, which includes numerous case ­studies, examines a variety of concepts and strategies for more profit: advertising department tools and training, the consultative sales approach, audience focus, new ­product development, power of print strategies, online advertising, multimedia advertising campaigns, hyper local advertising strategies, online content monetisation, audience targeting for subscriptions and advertising, and increased efficiencies.

  • How to profit from the unique position of newspaper companies as multimedia providers
  • The future of advertising - Where the advertising dollars will be spent in 2011 and beyond
  • Featuring - the best in multimedia ad sales ideas - What customers buy and how to deliver more value at a higher price


Conference Hosts:

Mohammad AbdullahMohammad AbdullahMohammad Abdullah, Managing Director, Media Cluster – TECOM Investments

Mohammad Abdullah is the Managing Director, Media Cluster, TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai Holding. The TECOM Investments Media Cluster includes Dubai Media City (DMC), Dubai Studio City (DSC) and International Media Production Zone (IMPZ). Prior to joining the media cluster, Abdullah was Executive Vice-President of CNBC Arabia, the premium business channel, responsible for editorial and operational management. He worked closely with the CNBC CEO in guiding the company strategy, policy and implementation of corporate vision.

Dhaen ShaheenDhaen ShaheenDhaen Shaheen, CEO-editor in-chief, Al Bayan, Dubai, UAE

Current Editor-in-Chief of Al Bayan Daily Newspaper . CEO Dubai Media Incorporated Press. Headed Al-Bayan's Sports Department; Supervised Cultural, Miscellaneous, Localities, Photography and Proofreading departments. Member of Emirates' Writers Federation; Official in Charge of Public Relations during one of the Federation's sessions. Member of The Arab Writers' General Federation.


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Dubai, UAE
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Contact for accommodation:

Diana Schaumburg
Assistant Event Manager
P.O. Box 16590
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Hamarain Centre
Dubai, UAE
Tel.: +971.4.607.7764
Fax: +971.4.607.7774

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