The Creative 9 expands into the Gulf with an array of new clients
Posted on 2023 Jan,12

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The Creative 9 (C9), an integrated advertising agency founded in 2014 in Beirut, has expanded footprint into the UAE, opening office in Dubai to better serve clients in the GCC.

“We have been working with clients in Dubai, Qatar and Saudi Arabia for several years now, out of our Beirut office,” explains Rola Ghotmeh, CCO of C9. “Our move to Dubai reflects our dedication to be closer to the brands we work with, and feels like the natural evolution of our rapid growth as an agency.”

Ghotmeh is a trailblazer who started her career in Dubai, on a path to create efficient creativity. As an award winning female creative director and founder of an agency, she has surpassed every hurdle thrown at her in a conservative market and has consistently been recognized through results and the successful deployment of campaigns. Since founding C9, she has led a dynamic team with varying expertise across the region.

The Dubai office launches with an array of new clients, including Keyper, First IVF, Blue Ocean Health, and Medica. This expands C9’s existing portfolio into the medical, real estate, and tech industries, building on existing clients in education, F&B, construction, and FMCG.

C9 established itself as a leading boutique agency, being the agency of record for such brands as Harley Davidson, in 10 markets, and Bacardi International. The agency has also worked on automotive brands, including Honda and Ford.

As a creative force in the region over the last few years, this new move to the GCC is certain to reassert C9’s talent for building brands that people can connect with and that deliver results.