Event Director Energy Job In Dubai

Key Accountabilities

Project Management , Marketing, Production, Operations

Optimise operational processes, including the design and management of exhibition zones and conference theatres with the objective to create efficient, well-organised event spaces that enhance participant experience and meet brand guidelines.

Partner with the Operations Team to plan teh events operations, including key deliverables such as venue booking and planning, traffic management, catering, tent structures, temporary staff, security, carpeting, transportation, stand construction, main event design (including signages, shell scheme, startup pods, conference stages, etc.).

Lead the strategic development and execution of key projects including the AWARDS, Decarbonisation Guide, sustainability initiatives, Cross-Sector Collab, Annual Report, and Manufacturing and Industrialisation Exhibition and Conference.

Collaborate with Department Heads and the Senior Vice President to ensure cohesive project execution and integration of cross-departmental efforts with the goal to enhance decision-making processes and operational efficiency through effective collaboration.

Develop and deliver structured, analytical presentations to communicate project developments and milestones to both internal and external stakeholders effectively with the goal to provide clear, impactful communication that highlights progress and aligns with teh events vision.

Drive initiatives such as the event’s transition to a carbon neutral event and other sustainability-related projects with the goal to position the event as a leader in sustainable event management within the industry.

Collaborate with heads of department and event leads to create an event plan, ensuring it aligns with the event vision and receives approval from the SVP of the event.

Written Weekly reporting on all event-related elements to the SVP, in collaboration with Department Heads.

Manage the budget vigilantly to control and reduce costs effectively.

Develop and maintain a project management tracker, requiring cooperation with department heads for key milestones and project management planning.

Event Strategy

Assist in creating a strategic plan and vision for the event (exhibition and conference), spanning from short to long term. This includes developing the event’s themes, features, promotions, and identifying revenue-earning opportunities.

Collaborate with department heads to develop a clear event plan, aligning with the overall event strategic plan approved by the SVP.

Develop and oversee the event plan to ensure it remains consistent with the business vision.

Oversee the entire event process, including preparing and developing event budgets, project management plans, critical paths, and maintaining budget controls.

Dmg events is an international exhibitions and publishing company with events across more than 25 countries in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia. Headquartered in Dubai since 1989, we have expanded our operations from this global hub city to Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Canada, South Africa, Egypt and the UK, achieving impressive growth in emerging and mature markets.
We have acquired success through a combination of strategic moves such as geo-adapting our flagship events, acquiring complementary businesses and by adapting our core brands to work in different industries. Our companys portfolio of products includes leading exhibition brands within these sectors such as ADIPEC, The Big 5 construction events, Gastech, The Hotel Show and INDEX, as well as a collection of leading business publications.
With global exhibitions at the heart of what we do, our 300-plus strong team has nurtured professional communities for industries as diverse as construction, energy, coatings, transport, hospitality & design. We support these communities through a combination of high-impact conferences, certified workshops, technical seminars and industry publications.
We have been immensely successful in our industry and attract more than 350,000 visitors to our portfolio of 80-plus exhibitions every year.
Through all of this work our aim is simple. We want to accelerate business through face-to-face events, which is why we work so hard to bring people together, creating opportunities for them to network, learn and do business.
dmg events is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT) an international portfolio of information, media and events businesses listed on the London stock exchange.

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