Egypt’s first and exclusive entrepreneur awards ceremony is set to take place on June 12th, to celebrate and appreciate the most successful entrepreneur in all industries.
From many nominees, finalists have been shortlisted from each category, and here are the eight finalists on the media and advertising category:
Dina Aly: Managing Director and Co-Founder of Matter
Dina Aly has been driven by ambition to turn ideas into reality since she was a child, and she has always known that her big aim was to manage her own business. She is currently the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Matter, Egypt’s first award-winning specialist branding agency.
“When you’re inspired by others doing something, you get encouraged to try it and realize it’s achievable,”- Dina Aly.
Mohamed Abbas: Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Matter
In 2010, Abbas saw a need in the market for a branding arm because no one else in the area provided this service. He approached Egypt’s two leading advertising companies to establish a branding section, and Matter was successfully launched with one of them.
“Egypt has no shortage of creativity, from brilliant advertising campaigns, to deeply engaging online activations, with truly young, fresh creative minds behind them.”-Mohamed Abbas.
Majd El-Sherif: Chief Creative Director and Co-Founder of Matter
Majd specialized in Fine Arts at Helwan University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree. Following graduation, he worked for some of the world’s most prominent advertising firms, honing his technical, analytical, and conceptual capabilities.
Kareem Abou Gamrah: Founder and Managing Director of Peace Cake
Abou Gamrah (also known as “Gamroor”) is in charge of all of the company’s important content properties and formats. Original content for Peace Cake’s now million-strong fan base, as well as branded content for their clients. Kareem’s ambition is to transform Peace Cake into a hub/platform that connects regional talents with companies to create content that appeals to the audiences.
“We’re here to please our audience, as content creators, we know that digital is a one-on-one conversation; we sift through comments and take audience response into consideration, we listen and give them what they want.”- Kareem Abou Gamrah.
Mohamed Wasfy: Managing Director of Bubblegum Advertising
Wasfy is the one who used his talent to create brands; his talent made him the one behind many success stories, and he is the one whose motto is creativity.
Wael Azzam: Executive Creative Director at Bubblegum Advertising
The talented creative director of Bubblegum Advertising, who was behind many awesome creative works. Azzam is the one who combines his creativity, effort, and hard work every day to showcase who he is.
Mustafa Sharara: Co-Founder and CEO of Excuse My Content / SYNC School
Excuse My Content is a creative production company entering the digital advertising market with a unique and effective management structure. SYNC is a school for the unconventional, the restless minds, and the visionaries. At SYNC creatives are connected together, shown the extent of their talents, and allowed to work together to create the best content they can.
Tarek Nojara: Founder / CEO of NOJARA Productions and El Batron
Tarek Nojara, the founder of Nojara Productions, one of Egypt’s leading production companies, has a lengthy history of creating famous advertisements for companies such as Vodafone, Schweppes, Orange, Careem, and many others.
Sandy is a senior student in the Faculty of Mass Communication, she has known since day one that she wants to study media. Fashion is her passion; she finds herself in reading and she likes cooking for those who she loves. Nothing can stop her from smiling, and when she has to do something; it will be very well done.