Steve Lane appointed as director of DIAF

DUBAI — Steve Lane, currently sponsorship manager of Cannes Lions, has been appointed festival director of the annual Dubai International Advertising Festival (DIAF), which will debut in March 2008.

The new three-day festival will be co-managed by the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and their partner Motivate Publishing and will bring to the region a series of high-profile seminars and other initiatives aimed at giving creative inspiration, learning and networking opportunities to the advertising and communications people working in the region.

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