To be the think hub that sets the trends in Media communications in the region while being the place to network, share ideas, exchange best practices and build strategic networks.DPC’s activities include: Networking: promoting dialogue and exchange between Arab and international media Awarding excellence: rewards and recognition for excellence in journalism Capacity building: developing the skills and capabilities of journalists Studies and research: Providing in-depth analysis of trends and development in the Arab media and forecasting for the future
Established in 1999, the Dubai Press Club (DPC) is a centre dedicated to supporting, promoting and developing regional media. Created under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, DPC has launched several initiatives to foster industry excellence and dialogue.
Its major initiatives include the Arab Media Forum (AMF), the region’s largest media gathering; the Arab Journalism Award (AJA); the Emirates Media Forum(EMF); the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (ASMIS); and the annual Arab Media Outlook, an extensive reference on the region’s media.
The Dubai Press Club is one of the most active press clubs in the region. It provides its members with opportunities and resources for networking, knowledge sharing and professional development.
DPC organises activities targeted at different segments of the media community. It hosts workshops on strategic communication, business, economy, education and technology, as well as seminars on national, regional and global issues. Dubai Press Club frequently invites senior government and business leaders to interact with media.