ABOUT TRACCS

TRACCS is the largest independent public relations network in the Middle East and North Africa, with a team of more than 200 professionals working across 14 countries, from offices in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dubai, Kuwait, Doha, Muscat, Manama, Cairo, Beirut, Amman, Damascus, and Marrakech, and affiliate offices in Istanbul, Tunis, and Algiers.

Founded with the goal of building an indigenous Arab public relations industry, TRACCS is the only public relations practice with a sustained commitment to nurturing the talent of young communicators across the MENA region. Today, the firm employs the largest pool of Arabic-speaking PR professionals within the global industry, with 85% of its employees being native Arabic speakers.

TRACCS offers a full range of services to government, corporate and multinational clients through a sophisticated portfolio that includes Strategic Advisory, Media Engagement, Internal Communications, Crisis Management and Corporate Social Responsibility in addition to Enrich – a dedicated PRCA accredited training unit, and Digital – a specialist unit to provide clients with a full complement of digital communications advisory and services.

A multiple award-winning practice, TRACCS has won more than 75 international awards and was named the ‘Best Consultancy to Work For’ in Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa by the prestigious Holmes Report in 2015. The company continues to climb the ranks of the Holmes Report’s annual list of the Top 250 Public Relations Firms in the world, currently ranking at #103 and 91 by the PRWeek Global Agency Business Report 2016.

TRACCS is a member of the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) which works to promote and raise standards in PR and communication.

 

 
 

TRACCS ADVANTAGE

Integration and Integrity

At TRACCS our goal is to become so completely integrated into each client’s mission, philosophy, policies and operations that our output is in perfect harmony with corporate aspirations and communications strategies. We serve our clients’ business interests and objectives with discipline, professionalism, creativity and insight, with the aim of producing measurable results.

Largest MENA Network

TRACCS has the most extensive network of offices in the MENA region and is home to the largest number of Arabic speaking professionals in the business. Our knowledge of local markets and industries allows us to create communications strategies and public relations campaigns that hit the mark. Our success has been based on our reputation for delivering a full-range of communications services according to the highest international standards, with a deep understanding of the cultural, religious, bureaucratic and business sensibilities of the markets we serve.

Senior Advisory and Local Talent

The TRACCS team brings energy, experience and good ideas to the business of getting across timely and relevant messages. We look at problems from different perspectives and provide public relations solutions that are appropriate, practicable and cost-effective.

We know the region, we know the people, we know what works, and we know how to make it work.

 

 
 

MANAGEMENT

From the outset we realized that the success of our business would rise and fall on our people and we have focused on finding the right people and keeping them. Over the years we have systematically and painstakingly built our operations across the region around the most talented, honest, dedicated and hardworking people we can find who have the vision, integrity, innovation and leadership qualities our practice demands.

 

 

Milestones

  • 1998

    • Trans-Arabian Creative Communications (TRACCS) founded in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • 2001

    • TRACCS network is launched with offices in Dubai, Cairo and Manama
    • TRACCS becomes a founding member of the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA)

  • 2003

    • TRACCS Amman office opens to serve Jordan and the Levant

  • 2004

    • TRACCS Kuwait office opens
    • TRACCS organizes and sponsors first conference on CSR in Kuwait

  • 2005

    • TRACCS opens its Riyadh office
    • TRACCS launches Arab Conferences Company (ARC) with the first conference on public relations ever held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • TRACCS forms partnerships in Iran and Syria

  • 2006

    • TRACCS Doha office opens

  • 2007

    • TRACCS Muscat office opens
    • TRACCS begins work on public policy programs across Northwest Africa – in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria

  • 2008

    • TRACCS celebrates its 10th anniversary
    • TRACCS wins IPRA Golden World Award in the Travel & Tourism category for Dubai Summer Surprises

  • 2009

    • TRACCS is listed among Saudi Arabia’s fastest growing companies in the Saudi Fast Growth 100 rankings by Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)
    • TRACCS launches Beirut office
    • TRACCS inaugurates 1st annual Beirut Public Relations Forum under the patronage of Lebanon’s Minister of Information, H.E. Dr. Tarek Mitry

  • 2010

    • TRACCS organizes 2nd Annual Beirut Public Relations Forum under the patronage of HE Dr. Tarek Mitry, Minister of Information
    • TRACCS Saudi Arabia opens corporate headquarters in the TRACCS Building in Jeddah

  • 2011

    • TRACCS wins Holmes Report Middle East Consultancy of the Year
    • TRACCS is listed among the top 100 Independent Public Relations Consultancies worldwide and among the top 250 PR Agencies worldwide by the Holmes Report

  • 2012

    • TRACCS wins “Stevie” International Business Award as MENA Public Relations Agency of the Year
    • TRACCS wins IPRA Golden World Award for Best Community Relations Campaign of the Year
    • TRACCS wins Gold Sabre Award for Best Campaign in the Middle East
    • TRACCS CEO Mohamed Al Ayed joins the prestigious Arthur Page Society

  • 2013

    • TRACCS celebrates 15th Anniversary
    • TRACCS launches Enrich powered by TRACCS, communications training division
    • TRACCS signs MoU with the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), which accredits TRACCS senior trainers
    • TRACCS launches Digital powered by TRACCS, digital practice

  • 2014

    • TRACCS holds “Transformation” round table in Dubai with communications experts and senior executives from leading Middle Eastern companies moderated by Paul Holmes, Founder of the Holmes Group

Awards