About Motivate

Motivate, which has been established in the region for over thirty years, is the Gulf’s leading publisher of magazines and books, with a developing presence in digital platforms, events and cinema. The company recently refreshed its brand and relocated to Dubai Media City, providing a new vision and location to drive further growth and innovation.

Our portfolio comprises more than 30 market-leading consumer and contract magazines, over 300 books and a robust digital division delivering an online platform for our brands and those of our contract partners. With a staff of more than 200 experienced and dedicated professionals, we are committed to providing editorial excellence, with a corporate mission to develop integrated communication channels that entertain, inform and enrich.

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What’s On Magazine

Aimed at people looking to make the most of their time in the UAE, our website will be the perfect partner to your What’s On magazine, which continues to come packed with expert opinion, insider info, news, reviews, competitions and much more. We have big plans to deliver a site that gives the whole community Read More

The Team

Mark Evans Knows everyone in Dubai. Has no concept of time. Claims to ‘own all of music’. Nyree McFarlane Lived in Dubai. Left. Learnt the error of my ways and moved back, mostly for the shawarma. Andy Sherwood Abu Dhabi doooooo. Laura Coughlin Superb at smiling my way out of trouble. Nauseatingly optimistic. Occasional writer. Read More

Business Area

Please find the following pages to submit a press release, event or venue to What’s On Dubai.