MCI Group acquire majority stake in one communications & marketing group in the middle east

Dubai, UAE 4 July 2018. MCI Group, the global leader in meetings, events, congresses, association management and strategic consulting acquires controlling interest in One Communications and Marketing Group (ONE CMG) – the holding company of Turret Media, Saluki Media, tmh, ONE PR and ONE Digital – in the Middle East.

Dubai, UAE 4 July 2018.   MCI Group, the global leader in meetings, events, congresses, association management and strategic consulting acquires controlling interest in One Communications and Marketing Group (ONE CMG) – the holding company of Turret Media, Saluki Media, tmhONE PR and ONE Digital – in the Middle East.

Chris Fountain, co-owner along side MCI and Group Managing Director, ONE CMG said: “Having managed the business for over 10 years, under the guidance and mentorship of the founder, Richard Hease, for which I am extremely grateful, I am excited to take the business forward with my new partners MCI Group, the global leaders in engaging and activating audiences. The partnership will see us collaborate on future projects whilst building business across our client portfolios and we look forward to profitable growth across the group business.”

Richard Hease, Chairman, Turret Media and TMH adds “During the last 12 years, Turret has launched some of the most successful business and consumer events in the region.  The partnership with MCI, provides a new phase for the company that now covers all aspects of media marketing, events, video and promotions in the region, and I wish Chris and his new partners every success.”

“The collaboration with One CMG further strengthens our presence in the region. It not only increases our talent capacity by three times, it more importantly adds to our creative and marketing service offering. Moving forward, we will further increase the scope of our partnership in various fields and continue to innovate our combined service portfolio”, said Ajay Bhojwani, MCI Middle East Managing Director.

Robin Lokerman, Group President, MCI Group, added: “One CMG is an exciting business with exceptional talent and we are confident that our new collaboration will lead to substantial asset creation across the globe. We are already on track to create new events in Europe, Canada, Australia and USA and are looking forward to contributing even more towards the future success of our partnership.”

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For more information please contact:

Alex Papaioannou                                                    

Global PR & Content Manager                                                   

MCI Headquarters | Amsterdam                                                     

a.papaioannou@mci-group.com                                                      

+31 (0)20 305 35 72                         

Victoria Johnson

Head of PR

ONE Communications & Marketing Group | Dubai, UAE                                                

v.johnson@onecmg.com                                                                                                     

+971 569 327 530    

 

ABOUT MCI

MCI is the global leader in engaging and activating audiences. Our business is founded on a simple human insight: When people come together, magic happens. This magic is called community. Since 1987 we have been bringing people together through inspiring meetings, events, congresses and association management. MCI helps organizations harness the power of community by applying our strategic engagement and activation solutions to build unforgettable online and offline experiences that foster change, inspire, educate and enhance business performance. MCI is an independently owned company with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and boasts a global presence with +2,300 professionals in 60 offices and 31 countries work with clients across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa. Find out more at www.mci-group.com.

ABOUT ONE CMG

ONE Communications & Marketing Group, the holding company of Turret Media, Saluki tmh, ONE pr and ONE digital, a group of talented media businesses working together to provide clients with integrated events, marketing and communications solutions across the Middle East and globally. One CMG has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai that provides clients with integrated services across event management, advertising rel="noopener noreferrer" and brand communications, rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" digital marketing, content marketing, video production and public relations. rel="noopener noreferrer" Find out more at www.onecmg.com.