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  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE MAHMUD AL KHATEEB EVENTS MANAGEMENT Abu Dhabi - UAE - Phone +971 50 6813280 E-mail : mahmud8144@hotmail.comPERSONAL SUMMARYA well presented, highly personable and efficient events organizer with an ability to workindependently in a changing and multi-tasking environment with numerous andcompeting deadlines. Having a strong customer service orientation and delivery focusand a active commitment to continuous improvement and quality standards. Excellentcommunication skills and comfortable working in a good paced.Currently looking for a good position that offers variety and the opportunity to developboth personally and professionallyPERSONAL INFORMATION: Name: Mahmud Al KhateebNationality: SyrianDate of Birth: 12 Apr, 1981Marital Status: SingleVisa Status: Residence VisaAddress: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates Email:, Mobile: (+971 50) 681 3280D/L: UAE & Syrian Driving License.Page 1 of 6  
  2. 2. EDUCATION:2001 – 2005 Bachelor of Economic, Damascus University.WORK EXPERIENCE TOMOUH Advertising. Exhibitions & Conferences Organized - Abu Dhabi. Events & Communications Manager (March 2009 - Present): - Duties as the Events Manager:  Responsible for revenue generation and also encouraging repeat business.  Working closely with exhibition organisers, stand designers and contractors.  Developing, implementing and managing events.  Organising trade fairs, conferences, away days, product launches.  Liaising with clients at a high level.  Making sure that insurance obligations are adhered to.  Overseeing procurement of catering, audiovisual, security & rental needs.  Booking locations, halls, and equipments for new projects.  Preparing delegate packs and promotional material.  Maintaining a calendar of events for effective long term planning & management.  Supervising & coordinate the activities of personnel, subcontractors & vendors.  In charge of accommodation, schedules, travel, day plans and registration procedures.  Producing detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets).  Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire.  Planning room layouts and the entertainment programs, scheduling workshops and demonstrations.  Coordinating staff requirements and staff briefings.  Selling sponsorship/stand/exhibition space to potential exhibitors/partners.  Liaising with PR colleagues to promote the event.  Liaising with clients and designers to create a brand for the project and organizing the production of branding, posters, catalogues and brochures.  Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event and clearing the venue efficiently.  Post-event evaluation (including data entry and analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders).Page 2 of 6  
  3. 3. - Plus:  Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities.  Conduct market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products & services.  Analysis of customer research, current market conditions and competitor information.  Develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing products & services.  Manage the productivity of the marketing plans and projects.  Monitor, review and report on all marketing activity and results.  Determine and manage the marketing budget and deliver marketing activity within agreed budget.  Developing and implementing the long- and short-term marketing strategies.  Develop pricing strategy.  Researching markets to identify any new advertising or event opportunities.  Liaising with clients to ascertain their needs.  Work with marketing director in coordinating an overall marketing strategy and supervise the creation of marketing material for the new projects.  Operate everybody to identity guidelines and company communication standards.  Responsible for the successful marketing and evaluation of the program of each project.  Process inquiries and bookings relating to the project’s program and manage projects via progress, updating as necessary.  Ensuring insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are adhered to.  Establish and manage budgets and tracks spending for new projects, providing quarterly analysis and review.  Develop the communication strategy and plan for new projects.  Communicate regularly with all team members and build a good working relationship.  Establish and manage service agreements with outside companies for completion of projects.  Liaise and manage relationship with vendors, including printing companies, design houses and media agencies.  Support special projects as required.  Develop and maintain a strong professional network in the region.  Identifying, negotiating and managing significant strategic partnerships, alliances, and relationships that support the organization’s current and emerging directions.  Manage relevant reporting of management and financial information for the sales and marketing departments.  Select and manage external agencies.Page 3 of 6  
  4. 4.  Studying the complains monthly to figure out where the problems and mistakes were made.  Designs, negotiates, and buys advertising in local & international media.  Maintaining comprehensive records and forwarding materials to successor. Al Hader Exhibitions & Conferences Organized - Abu Dhabi. Sales & Marketing Coordinator (March 2006 – February 2009): - Duties:  Assisting in developing and providing marketing and public relations programs that promote regional events.  Assisting Marketing Manager in coordinating various integrated communication and marketing activities.  Developing and maintaining sales proposals and collateral, desktop publishing, rate cards, newsletters, brochures, and many other materials related to marketing.  Executing a wide variety of details that involve direct mail, email broadcast campaigns, outbound calls, marketing trade shows and events, public relations, customer communications, media advertisements, promotions, and other marketing plans.  Tracking campaigns, preparing performance analysis reports of post campaign and making recommendations to concurrent programs for corrective modifications.  Maintaining communication open lines with all organizations and providing prompt answers to requests in order to determine how to convey concise, clear, and timely selective information.  Developing standardize presentations, sales scripts, proposals.  Attending trade shows, company sponsored promotions and events, city tours.  Maintains database of all events contacts.  Invites media to regional events and serves as onsite media contact.  Provide excellent customer service.  Continuously monitor customer satisfaction.Page 4 of 6  
  5. 5.  Al Neser Gift Items – Damascus, Syria. Sales & Marketing Executive (March 2005 – December 2005): - Duties:  Maintain records of goods ordered and received.  Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment from the suppliers.  Attending meeting with our and new clients.  Prepared and follow the orders and request.  Prepared the quotations.  Collecting payments.ORGANIZED EVENTS (UAE):  Abu Dhabi International Sports Exhibition ADISE 2012  Hala Al Turk (Kids Festival) – Abu Dhabi 2012  Intel Competition – Al Sharjah 2011  Al Ain Motor Show – Al Ain 2011  Elite & Academic Education Exhibition – Al Fujairah 2011  Shopping Malls Bridal Shows (Marina, Khalidiyah, Mazyad) – Abu Dhabi 2010 & 2011  Krameesh (Kids Festival) – Abu Dhabi 2010  Alternative Investment strategies AIS Conference – Abu Dhabi 2010  International Banking & Finaincial Services technology Conference - Abu Dhabi 2010  International Banking & Finaincial Services technology Exhibition - Abu Dhabi 2010  Toyour Al Janah (Kids Festival) – Abu Dhabi 2010  Etislat & Huawei Conference (Emirates Palace) - Abu Dhabi 2009  Minsitry of Education Show (Elite 2009) – Abu Dhabi 2009  Abu Dhabi Recruitment Show (Tawdheef) – Abu Dhabi 2007, 2008 & 2009  2nd Education & Training Exhibition (EDUTECH) – Al Ain 2008  Real Estate & Finance Exhibition (REFEX) – Al Ain 2007  Al Ain Bride Show – Al Ain 2007 & 2008  Al Ain Furniture Show – Al Ain 2007  Abu Dhabi Engineering and Development Exhibition (ADEDEX) – Abu Dhabi 2006Page 5 of 6  
  6. 6. SKILLS:  Multitasking  Excellent time management and organizational skills  Enthusiastic, self-motivated and outgoing  Able to establish productive relationships with people at all levels  Good communication and presentation skills  Able to gather and interpret information for business research  Commercially aware and customer-focused  Positive and adaptable approach to problem solving  Innovative and creative to distinguish the event from the competition  Knowledge of sales and marketing  Understanding of budgeting and financial management  Able to work as part of a team  Possess an eye for detail  Fluent English and Arabic.  Quick learning and updating my knowledge.  Good analytical & interpersonal skills.  Prompt and work well under pressure. BEST REGARDS MAHMUD AL KHATEEBPage 6 of 6