THEME 2021: The Hospitality Engineers Middle East Annual Conference
IMAGINEERING THE FUTURE OF ENGINEERING
Smart engineering and maintenance operations are the backbone of all good hotels, controlling a substantial percentage of operating budgets and exerting huge influence over the smooth running of their properties and in particular, guest perceptions, safety and security.
The Hotel Show is proud to welcome THEME 2021: The Hospitality Engineers Middle East 2021 annual conference on the afternoon of DAY at the Dubai World Trade Center. THEME is the first of its kind in the Middle East: an association of hotel and hospitality engineers that aims to regulate professional standards, skills development and build alliances among engineers across the region.
Running on the afternoon of Wednesday the 2nd of June and completely free-to-attend, this highly concentrated one-day meeting will provide all hospitality engineering professionals with an opportunity to network and learn from leading technical and management staff from across the region. A series of short, solution focused discussions and debates will address key technical, management, communication and career advancement techniques and issues facing this vital profession at this vital time.
CPD certificates of attendance will be provided to all participants, and the day will conclude with the presentation of special recognition awards for outstanding performance in the field over the last year.
Confirmed Speakers at The Hospitality Engineers Middle East Annual Conference
Area General Manager
Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel | Coral Beach Resort Sharjah
Regional Director of Engineering
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Director, Global Engineering & Asset Management
Area Director of Engineering Design and Technical - Middle East, Africa-Indian Oceans & Pakistan
Radisson Hotel Group
Devinder K. Sharma
Senior Regional Director of Technical Services – Europe, Middle East, Africa and India
Rohit Salunke, CHFE
Director Technical Services, Facilities
The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences, Dubai
Corporate Director of Technical Services
DISCUSSION POINTS WILL INCLUDE;
Engineering laws, inspections and regulations: does hospitality need to rethink its current approach?
Quantifying the overall cost and value of engineering operations to your property
Assessing the quality and cost of outsourced vs. in-house engineering and maintenance
Incentivising engineering to drive performance: which KPIs and reward systems lead to improved results?
Engineering and leadership career paths: why do so few hospitality engineers become GMs?
Gurdish Singh Sabharwal, Regional Director Engineering & Technical Services The Oberoi Group & Founder of THEME
Ranjeet Bhardwaj, Director of Engineering, Al-Mulla Holding & Co-Founder of THEME