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October 16, 2019

BackLite Media and The Galleria Al Maryah Island to launch Abu Dhabi’s largest retail signage network

BackLite Media signs 10-year partnership with Gulf Related, the developers of the most anticipated ultra-luxury retail and dining destination in Abu Dhabi  Advertisers stand to gain valuable audience insights through data analytics, with BackLite Media providing the most advanced signage network platform in the world Abu Dhabi, UAE: 16 October…
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Press Release
October 16, 2019

Interview of the Month

Following today’s announcement that BackLite Media has been awarded the advertising concession for The Galleria Al Maryah Island Mall we invited Ali Chab, BackLite Media’s Head of Malls, to share his thoughts about mall advertising, consumer habits and – of course - about BackLite’s plans for The Galleria Al Maryah…
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Press Release
July 8, 2019

Make The Most of Cinema Advertising – Think Big!

Cinema advertising has come a long way since its inception. Cinema offers marketers a unique platform and allows the development of big creative ideas that wouldn’t work on any other platform. Cinema attendance is currently seeing a resurgence, so how can marketers capitalise on this captive audience? When planning a…
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Ahmed Noureldin
Press Release
July 8, 2019

Interview of the Month

This month, we talk to Ahmed Noureldin about the growth of Digital Out-of-Home and BackLite’s leading role in that growth. Hi Nour – welcome to the Newsletter. BackLite Media has recently added more digital ‘destination’ assets to its portfolio (The Beach, La Mer and Al Seef). What makes these locations…
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5 things Billboards will do in near future
Press Release
July 8, 2019

Five Things Billboards Will Do In Future

In the 2002 movie “Minority Report,” computerized billboards serve up personalized advertising to the people who walk past. At the time, people laughed off the depictions in the movie as pure science fiction. But a startup in Europe is planning to introduce technology that serves individualized ads to different people.…
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Press Release
May 14, 2019

Billboards and Out-of-Home Adverts are More Relevant Than Ever in the Digital Age

We all know that the digital age has revolutionised marketing. The spread of the internet into every aspect of our lives and the prevalence of big data means that consumers are now served more ads (both in quantity and in relevance to our actual tastes and interests) than ever before,…
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Press Release
May 14, 2019

BackLite Cinema is Set to Capitalise on Regional Growth of Cinema Advertising Opportunities

Hi Sufyan, welcome to BackLite. The launch of BackLite Cinema is an exciting new opportunity for BackLite; tell us a bit more about the new division What we do is connect marketers with moviegoers, and the biggest way in which we do that is through pre-shows. We are looking at…
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Press Release
May 14, 2019

FEPE International’s 60th World Congress Held Recently in Dubai a Great Success

FEPE International’s 60th Annual congress was held, for the first time in Dubai, on 1-3 May. Dubai was a natural choice, and was chosen to underline the importance and worldwide stature of the out-of-home industry and FEPE’s role in representing that to governments, legislators, advertisers and agencies of all kinds…
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Press Release
April 16, 2019

The leading out-of-home company in the UAE, BackLite Media, is launching BackLite Cinema

Pictured together outside Roxy Cinema, Boxpark, Bill Fordyce (CEO, BackLite Media, left) is joined – from left to right – by Ahmed Emam (Head of Digital, BackLite Media), Paul Simon Fox (General Manager, Roxy Cinemas), Sufyan Siddiqui (Cinema Manager, BackLite Media) and Ben Sadek (Senior Manager-Sponsorship, Meraas) Backlite Media are…
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Press Release
February 18, 2019

Meraas and BackLite Media extend advertising partnership to four Dubai destinations

BackLite Media’s CEO Bill Fordyce (R), and Head of Destinations Emam Ahmed (L) stand near one of many large-format, high-resolution LED screens at The Beach, a Meraas leisure destination. Al Seef, City Walk, La Mer and The Beach to now benefit from the technicolour advertising displays BackLite Media have been…
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