Mediaquest Corporation

For The Philippines media conglomerate, see MediaQuest Holdings, Inc.
Mediaquest Corporation
Industry Publishing
Founded 1987
Headquarters Dubai
Area served
Middle East & North Africa
Key people
Alexandre and Julien Hawari, Co-CEOs
Number of employees

Mediaquest Corporation is a privately owned publishing house based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.[1] In 2011 the business publication Saneou Al Hadath, a Mediaquest property, rated Dubai the "Best Arab City to Live in."[2]

Mediaquest was founded in Paris in 1987. It primarily serves the Middle East and North African (MENA) markets.[3] In January 2008 the company acquired the Gulf Marketing Review, Al Tasweeq Al Arabi and Raceweek titles from Gray Business Communications. Other titles include Trends, Saneou Al Hadath, Arabies and Communicate.[4] As of 2012 the company had about 150 employees.[3] Magazines are published in Arabic, English, and French.[1]

The company runs a news web site and an online business magazine.[1] "Dotmena", a subsidiary founded in 2010, is an online advertising network that runs ads on over 2,000 websites.[5] This includes sites run by Mediaquest and other sites such as Eurosport Arabia, Beirut Night Life, Auto Middle East and France 24.[6]


  1. 1 2 3 "Company Overview of Mediaquest Corp". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  2. "Saneou Al Hadath Unveils the MENA Region's Top Cities". Zawya. Mar 16, 2011. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  3. 1 2 "About Us". Mediaquest Corporation. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  4. "Mediaquest Corp. buys out GBC publications and conference divisions". MediaME. 2007-12-30. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  5. "Who We Are". dotmena. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  6. "Mediaquest Corp. Launches DOTMENA network". dotmena. January 4, 2011. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
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