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Feb 16, 2016, 08:45 ET from PR Newswire

DUBAI, UAE, February 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

PR Newswire to hold Meet the Media event in association with MEPRA. 

For the first time, PR Newswire will be hosting one of their popular Meet the Media events in Dubai, at the ARTSPACE gallery on Wednesday 24th February 2016.

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The event, held in association with the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA), will feature Richard Dean, presenter of The Business Breakfast on Dubai Eye 103.8, Frank Kane, Senior Business Correspondent at The National, and Scott Shuey, Business Editor at Gulf News.

Taking place at ARTSPACE, a venue renowned for its dedication to contemporary Middle Eastern art, Richard, Frank and Scott will provide an insight into their publications, content selection and advice on building mutually beneficial relationships with journalists. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Louise Bennett, Sales Manager, PR Newswire Middle East, said, "We're delighted to be able to bring Meet the Media to the Middle East and pleased to be partnering with MEPRA on this event, which we are sure will bring benefits not only to their members but also to our clients as they hear from leading journalists in the region."  

The goal of Meet the Media is to enable communications professionals to hear from leading media organisations on how their respective companies work, providing insight into their specialist areas, giving advice on achieving coverage and informing them on effective targeting of journalists within their sector and how to build a mutually beneficial relationship.

PR Newswire hosts several of these events a year and past events have featured leading national publications, online and broadcast media including BBC Radio 4, Marie Claire, the Times, Evening Standard, FT, Sky News and ITV news at locations in London, Manchester, Paris, Mumbai, Bangalore, Stockholm and Madrid.

Registration is at 9:00am with guest speakers taking to the stage at 9:30am. To register to attend the event click here http://prn.to/1RoJJ3C

About PR Newswire

PR Newswire (http://www.prnewswire.ae) PR Newswire is the leading global provider of PR and corporate communications tools that enable clients to distribute news and rich content across traditional, digital and social media channels in real time with full actionable reporting and monitoring.

Producing, optimising and targeting news and content across the world's largest multichannel distribution network and offering the most accurate and frequently updated opted in journalist database for over 60 years PR Newswire has a truly global reach serving clients across EMEA, India, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. PR Newswire is part of UBM plc.

About MEPRA

The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) http://www.mepra.org is a nonprofit organization that is proud to represent the interests of PR practitioners working in the region. MEPRA endeavours to highlight the strategic role of public relations and help set high standards for quality and ethical conduct by all practitioners. To contact us, call +971 529 314 085 or email admin@mepra.org or reach out to Carine Duvignaud on the details below.

Media contacts

Louise Bennett
Sales Manager, PR Newswire Middle East
+971(0)4-3681644
louise.bennett@prnewswire.ae

Imogen Powell-Shaw
Marketing Manager EMEA & India
+44(0)20-7454-5335
imogen.powell-shaw@prnewswire.co.uk

Carine Duvignaud
General Manager, Middle East PR Association (MEPRA)
+971(0)55-948-7491
carine@mepra.org

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