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Duplays Event Bio

  1. 1. About DUPLAYS 2013 EVENTS
  2. 2. What we offer: CORPORATEEVENTS The UAE’s largest provider of adult recreational & competitive sport leagues for men, women and mixed play 380 4300 9125 20003 35000 0   5000   10000   15000   20000   25000   30000   35000   40000   2007   2008   2009   2010   2012   Annual growth of 69% per annum since 2007 1 2 3 Recreational Sport Leagues Anyone can join. Teams, Individuals, Beginners, Men, Women. Sign up online. Corporate Wellness Leagues, events & comprehensive health & wellness programs. Event Management From event conception to execution A growing social network of over 45,000 active users A central sports portal for: Information, registration, communication, booking, scheduling Who is DUPLAYS? EVENTS
  3. 3. Established and experienced in the UAE Experience •  DUPLAYS is the largest provider of  sport leagues for adults  in the UAE. •  DUPLAYS has grown to over 45,000 members in 5 years. •  DUPLAYS manages 15 different organized sports across 30 venues with 60 staff for 5,000 people every week. Enough said. •  DUPLAYS organizes sport for the adult and youth population. We understand the differences in their requirements. Leaving a Legacy We have organised more sporting events than anyone else in the region over the last 5 years. 45 events | 15 sports | over 35 brands We manage everything online, which will make the event a success, but also, easy to quantify for the future. Great relationships with many sporting facilities. We operate at over 40+ facilities across the UAE. We are a sport events agency that can drive footfall to your events. We have an in-house corporate team with a large database of companies. Experience across the region… not just the UAE We have offices in KSA, India & Qatar We have run events in UAE, KSA, Qatar, Lebanon, Oman, Jordan, Kuwait Why DUPLAYS? EVENTS
  4. 4. What are DUPLAYS Events? From event conception to execution – we manage all aspects of events. •  We have experience in working with large international brands •  We are not just an events company but a sports company organising large scale events. •  We have experience in complicated logistical events. •  We have managed events for both kids and adults. DUPLAYS and Volkswagen Regionals Apr ’12 Audience: 120 People Youth Football Tournament involving teams from across the GCC DUPLAYS and Castrol Apr ’12 Audience: 5000 People We turned the Dubai Mall Ice Rink into a Football Pitch. Tournament involving league winners from 5 different countries around the GCC DUPLAYS and du May ’12 Audience 1000 People 2 Day Youth Tournament involving 800 boys competing in a 7 a-side tournament and individual skills competition. DUPLAYS and Samsung May ’12 Audience: 500 People Youth Skill Competition across 2 cities in 2 countries - Dubai and Doha. DUPLAYS and Panadol May ’12 Audience: 400 People One day beach games featuring an open beach volleyball tournament in Jumeriah Beach Park, Dubai. DUPLAYS and FIFA May ’12 Audience: 1.3 million online viewers FIFA Interactive World 2012; An ‘money can’t buy’ 3 day itinerary designed, created and executed by DUPLAYS involving 10 different locations across Dubai including the Burj Khalifa Observatory, Burj Al Arab, and the Desert We manage high profile, logistically complicated sporting events across the region. EVENTSCredentials
  5. 5. Who we are •  Founded in the UAE in 2007 • is a platform for sport enabling users to search & sign up to play in a league or activity •  Our mission is to accelerate the discovery of sport in communities & facilitate sporting connections •  DUPLAYS has grown from 400 members in Q4/2007 to over 40,000 members as of May 2013 •  DUPLAYS is the largest provider of  sport leagues for adults  in the UAE What we do •  People struggle to find a network of fellow sports enthusiasts  DUPLAYS provides a feature-rich website to facilitate organized activity •  MENASA countries in particular have highly fragmented sport communities  DUPLAYS is positioned as the online resource to discover sport •  Engendering a culture of community sport yields immediate tangible benefits for a population’s health and welfare  DUPLAYS is aligned with government initiatives to improve health by organizing sport for all skill levels at a grassroots level Mission To become the leading sports platform in the world and be at the centre of the sport ecosystem in each market we enter. Company Snapshot: URL: Industry: technology + sport event management Full-time employees: 19 Part-time employees: 70+ Founded: Q4 2007 Market presence: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Delhi (Gurgaon) Financial Information: Company stage: growth Capital raised to date: seed: $300,000, Series A: $800,000 Accounting System: Peachtree Management Team: Ravi Bhusari, Co-founder & Director of Business Development Derv Rao, Co-founder & Director of Specials Projects Brian Sigafoos, Partner & CTO Investor: MENA Venture Investments, Beco Capital, Wamda Capital (Abraaj) EVENTSGeneral Capability
  6. 6. Implementation •  Budget and project management. •  Awareness plan and strategy •  Management of sign up process •  Website design and management •  Scheduling management •  Timeline management Communication •  Mailers and contact with signed up participants •  Regular mailers to DUPLAYS network to promote. (40,000 members) •  Social Media Management. Updates, plan & strategy Website •  Content management: DUPLAYS will continue to keep the content on the website relating to the specific activity. •  Online registration: DUPLAYS to manage the online registration process for duration of said activity or event. •  Scheduling: All up to date schedules on the website. Staffing •  All coaches will be briefed by DUPLAYS to ensure they are in line with the brand guidelines. •  All staff have been vetted and hired by DUPLAYS. (*not including Provider staff) •  Sponsor dedicated contact at DUPLAYS: One easy point of contact Health & Safety •  All Staff will be vetted by DUPLAYS. . •  Sessions will have adequate First Aid Cover. •  First Aid packs to be with staff when required. •  DUPLAYS has Third Party Public Liability Insurance Equipment •  Personal equipment to be supplied by the individual. •  All required equipment at Fundamental Fitness Classes to be supplied by DUPLAYS. PR •  Social Media Plan relating to all events,. •  Facebook and twitter updates. Scope of our Services EVENTS
  7. 7. Ravi Bhusari Co-founder & Director of Biz Dev Partnerships, funding, B2C Derv Rao Co-founder & Director of Special Events Sponsorship, events, B2B Brian Sigafoos Partner & CTO Web development Muhammad Nauman Relationship Manager, Corporate Wellness Mark Webb Account Manager Monica Saade Events Manager Raza Ali Software Engineer Shabaz Javeed Senior Software Engineer Suraj Gopinathan Chief Accountant Rehan Muhammed UI Designer Ray Gibson Director of Abu Dhabi Operations Przemek Hocke Software Engineer Hussain Badri Dubai Operations Manager Gopinath Selvaraj Assistant Ops Manager EVENTSDUPLAYS Team
  8. 8. Sr Software Engineer Raza Abu Dhabi Operations Director Ray CTO Brian Director of Special Projects Derv Director of Business Development Ravi Chief Accountant Suraj Events Manager Monica Design Lead Rehan Account Manager Mark Development Manager Shahbaz Dubai Assistant Operations Manager Gopi Dubai Operations Manager Hussain Abu Dhabi Operations Manager open Software Engineer Przemek Event & Marketing Intern (s) Account Manager, Corporate Wellness Adam Corporate Operations Coordinator Borja Head of Corporate Wellness Nauman Research & Analytics Intern(s) Events & Corporate Operations Web Platform Team Structure EVENTS
  9. 9. FIFA Interactive Gaming World Cup 2012 3 Day Event | May 2012 | 1.3M Audience The top 24 gamers in the world of EA SPORTS™ FIFA 12 battled it out in Dubai over 3 days. Alfonso Ramos was crowned champ and took home the $20,000 1st place prize in the 2012 FIFA Interactive World Cup Dubai. DUPLAYS organized an incredible adventure for the finalists that included gaming sites such as the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Villa Beach and the desert! DUPLAYS Role: •  Creating and conceptualizing the unique 3 day itinerary •  Travel Logistics (visa, Accommodation, (coordinating flights from all around the World) •  Transport Logistics •  Venue procurements •  Event management •  Budget management •  Branding production •  AV + Entertainment Setup. •  Staffing •  Tournament organisation •  Additional tour organisation. FIFA Interactive World Cup 2012 Sponsor: FIFA, PR: Gallafilz, Execution and Activation: DUPLAYS
  10. 10. One the largest international gaming tournaments in the world. 1,300,000 registrations 1.3M registrations, 24 finals contestants 21,000 likes, 9,800 comments 24 countries Video documentary available at: 10.8M video views, 283,000 unique viewers EVENTS
  11. 11. Castrol Goal Football Tournament 1 Day Event | April 2012 | 5,000 Audience DUPLAYS transformed the Dubai Mall Ice Rink into a football pitch for 24 hours for the Castrol Goal 2012 Football Tournament Finals. From across the Middle East, 16 regional winners of tournaments in Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE battled it out to be crowned the ultimate 5-aside futsal champ and win tickets for their team to Euros 2012 in Ukraine. DUPLAYS Role: •  Organised local leagues in 5 nations •  Event management •  Budget management •  Tournament + League organisation (schedules, formats, staffing) •  Venue procurement : Building venue •  Travel Logistics (Flights, Accommodation, Visas, F&B) •  Transport Logistics •  Staffing •  Branding •  Social Media Management Castrol Goal Tournament 2012 Sponsor: Castrol, PR: IPN, Relay: Management, Execution : DUPLAYS
  12. 12. Largest region wide challenge in the Middle East in 2012. Top team invitations to Euro Cup. 2.2M impressions 3,764 total league participants, 64 finals players 5,000 spectators 5 countries Video documentary (setup) available at: EVENTS
  13. 13. Volkswagen Junior Masters 2010 – 2013 5 x 1 day events. 1,000 audience The Volkswagen Junior Masters Regional Finals 2012/13 brought together 10 teams from across the Middle East. These winners of regional tournaments in Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Abu Dhabi battled it out in a one day tournament. We organised all on ground, travel & tournament logistics. DUPLAYS also organised the Volkswagen Junior Masters Nationals 2011 and 2012 in Dubai. DUPLAYS Role: •  Travel Logistics (International) •  Transport Logistics •  Venue procurements •  Event management •  Budget management •  Branding production •  AV + Entertainment Setup. •  Staffing •  Tournament organisation Sponsor: Volkswagen, Execution & PR : DUPLAYS EVENTS
  14. 14. The largest integrated regional tournament involving the most countries in the the Middle East 250 schools, 250,000 students 1,800 participants 4,500 spectators UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Video documentary available at: EVENTS
  15. 15. P&G Special Olympics 2 Day Event | April 2012 | 150 Participants DUPLAYS, on behalf of Procter & Gamble and Leo Burnett, organized an awareness campaign for P&G’s support for the Special Olympics. Volunteers applied online for the chance to participate in a 36-leg journey across Dubai by different modes of transport to create awareness for children with special needs. DUPLAYS Role: •  Licensing and permits •  Travel logistics •  Website management •  Social media management P&G Special Olympics 2012 Video documentary available at: 12M media impressions 150 participants 350,000 street level exposure US $500,000 donations Sponsor: P&G, PR: MS&L, Leo Burnett: Management, Execution : DUPLAYS
  16. 16. Gillette Football Challenge 1 Day Event | May 2013 | 50 Participants DUPLAYS, on behalf of P&G, organized the Gillette Face 2 Face Football Challenge, which started as an online competition for over 500 applicants. The top 40 contestants were then invited from cities around the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to compete in a physical football challenge with professional Saudi goalkeeper, Waleed Abdullah. DUPLAYS Role: •  Licensing and permits •  Event management •  Travel logistics •  Venue Procurement Gillette Face to Face Challenge Video documentary available at: 25,000 exposure Sponsor: P&G, Execution : DUPLAYS •  Branding •  Light/sound •  Scheduling logistics •  Digital platform management 50 participants
  17. 17. CBI Corporate Golf Challenge 2012/13 3 Corporate Golf Events | Oct 2011 - Jan 2012 | 300 participants DUPLAYS was proud to partner with Commercial Bank International (CBI) for the Corporate Golf Challenge. Over 300 golfers participated in 3 separate tournaments at the beautiful Emirates Golf Club Dubai and Dubai Creek golf courses to battle it out for prizes and giveaways worth AED 145,000. The winning team walked away with a full hospitality package for 10 people at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. CBI Corporate Golf Challenge – Emirates Golf Club 2012/13 EVENTS Sponsor: CBI, Sport 360, The Ivy, adidas, TaylorMade, Khaleej Times DUPLAYS Role: •  Creating and conceptualizing the unique 3 events •  Venue procurements & preparation •  Event management •  Budget management •  Branding production •  AV + Entertainment Setup •  Staffing •  Tournament organisation •  Online registration process •  Logistics •  Scheduling •  Social media management •  VIP invites
  18. 18. Dubai Summer Open 2013 Squash Tournament 8 week event. June - August 2013. 300 players DUPLAYS imported the same all glass court used in the Canary Wharf Squash Classic in London for the summer long tournament. Players were given the opportunity to play on the world class squash court with a white ball. Over 300 players battled it out to reach the grand finals with a prize fund of AED 20,000. This was the UAE’s official supporting campaign for the “2020 Back the Bid” to get squash voted into the Olympics. DUPLAYS role • Glass court installation • Venue hire • Tournament logistics • Scheduling • Branding • Player recruitment • online booking platform Sponsors: Courtwall Innovation, Sport 360, Rivington Grill, adidas, Dunlop Sport
  19. 19. Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Yacht Hospitality 2012 3 day event. Nov ‘12. 250 guests Using our 45,000 strong database DUPLAYS saw an opportunity to offer high end hospitality on a 155ft yacht at the countries largest annual sporting event. Both individuals and corporates were entertained on the yacht over 3 days which showcased the F1 from a trackside berth. Catering was supplied by the Ritz Carlton and all guests had full access to the after race concerts. DUPLAYS role • Yacht sourcing • Permits • Event management • F&B • Staffing • Ticketing • Marketing • AV  
  20. 20. Thank you… EVENTS For more information please contact a member of our events team… Derv Rao Co Founder & Director of Events +971 55 2240184 Monica Saade Events Manager +971 50 7358860 Mark Webb Account Manager +971 55 4959688