Dubai Media City Honours Ibda'a Student Awards 2009 Winners at Gala
Dubai: 20 November, 2009 - Dubai Media City (DMC), the region's leading media hub and a member of TECOM Investments, hosted the eighth Ibda'a Student Awards at a gala ceremony, honouring the winners of 12 categories from over 2,400 submissions, including over 170 from the UAE. Abdullatif AlMulla, Group CEO of TECOM Investments, Abdulhamid Juma, Chairman, Dubai International Film Festival, and Mohammad Abdullah, Coordinator General of Ibda'a Student Awards presented the awards to winners at the event that was held at the DMC Amphitheatre. Senior government officials and representatives of leading media organisations and academic institutions, were among those that attended the event.
Following is the list of the winners in Ibdaa 2009 awards:
Print advertising - Neha Katkar, Sophia Polytechnic, India.
Guide - Prof. Satyamangal Rege
Over the years, the Ibda'a Student Awards have attracted a multitude of entries from the GCC countries and beyond. Its success has been marked by an exponential rise in the number of entries and participating countries. For the 2009 edition, the submissions were received from over 20 countries including first time entries from China, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Norway, Singapore and Thailand. The winners received attractive prizes including internships from leading global media organisations.