Bellwether Ruffles Some Feathers at the 2016 Transform MENA Branding Awards

30 May, 2016, 02:00 ET from Bellwether

DUBAI, UAE, May 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Winner of 5 Golds, 7 Silvers and 10 bronze awards 

Bellwether is delighted to announce that it was again rewarded for its excellence in branding at the 3rd Annual Transform MENA Awards, winning 22 awards for their work with VOX Cinema's, The Prime Minister's Office, Kaya Skin Clinics, Edara, Awasr and du.

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Pierre Lategan, a partner at Bellwether was delighted with the results, "It's always a privilege to spend an evening celebrating branding with our clients and peers, raising the industry's profile as a whole. The Transform Awards is a global platform and as an independent, privately owned firm it's fantastic to once again be recognised for our work by the industry. I feel like a proud parent." 

Of the 22 awards won, 5 were Golds, 7 Silver and 10 Bronze.  The Gold winners were:

  • Best external stakeholder relations during a brand development project
    • Gold - Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation
  • Best implementation of a brand development project
    • Gold - VOX Cinemas
  • Best brand evolution
    • Gold - Kaya
  • Best visual identity from the healthcare & pharmaceuticals sector
    • Gold - Kaya
  • Best visual identity from the travel & leisure sector
    • Gold - VOX Cinemas

On designing brands for this region, Noel Tabb commented that "Working in this region creates some unique design challenges, like designing for dual languages or creating authentic brand experiences and journeys for a multicultural society. These challenges also bring to light some fantastic design solutions and applications and that's what I personally enjoy."

Established in 2008, the Transform Awards has evolved into a celebration of the indispensable talent that exists within the branding sphere recognising excellence in rebranding and brand development.

The 2016 Transform Awards MENA celebrated entries from across the United Arab Emirates, as well as Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Nigeria and beyond. Hosted by broadcaster Richard Dean, the Transform Awards MENA was held at the prestigious Waldorf Astoria - the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.

Bellwether 

Bellwether is an independent, integrated, strategy, design and technology company. Headquartered in Dubai, serving the MENA region and beyond. With our clients, we've co-created brands with purpose across diverse sectors and for a diverse audience.

List of all the awards 

  • Best brand architecture solution
    • Bronze - VOX Cinemas
  • Best use of packaging
    • Silver - Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation
  • Best use of typography
    • Silver - Edara
    • Bronze - AWASR
  • Best external stakeholder relations during a brand development project
    • Gold - Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation
  • Best implementation of a brand development project
    • Gold - VOX Cinemas
    • Bronze - Kaya
  • Best creative strategy
    • Silver - Kaya
    • Silver - VOX Cinemas
  • Best brand evolution
    • Gold - Kaya
    • Bronze - VOX Cinemas
  • Best strategic/creative development of a new brand
    • Silver - Edara
  • Best naming strategy
    • Bronze - AWASR
  • Best brand development to reflect changed mission/values/positioning
    • Bronze - ALO
    • Bronze - VOX
  • Best brand consolidation
    • Bronze - VOX Cinemas
  • Best rebrand of a digital property
    • Silver - VOX Cinemas
  • Best visual identity from the education sector
    • Bronze - Jebel Ali School
  • Best visual identity from the healthcare & pharmaceuticals sector
    • Gold - Kaya
  • Best visual identity from the professional services sector
    • Silver - Edara
  • Best visual identity from the technology, media & telecommunications sector
    • Bronze - Alo
  • Best visual identity from the travel & leisure sector
    • Gold - VOX Cinemas

Tel: +971-4-3255145, Email: info@bellwetherbrands.com

SOURCE Bellwether