Seminars and social events @ ATM


@ Mezzanine level, Dubai World Trade Centre

Wednesday May 3
10.30am: Brand Dubai by Robert Nicholas, CEO & director, mice International

11.30am: Branding A Destination For Future Success by Martin Whittaker, executive principal & chief brand futurist, Bahrain International Circuit

12.30am: Using Online Media to Drive a Relationship with your Target Audience by Martin Diessner, flip Media

1.30pm: Promoting Medical Tourism – A Strategic Approach by Mahatma Davis,

2.30pm: Online Travel is not the Furure... It is the Present by Diego Lofeudo, Expedia Inc.

2.30pm: Air Arabia, A Revolution In Air Travel by AK Nizar, Air Arabia's head of sales

Thursday May 4
10.30am: Regional Statistics by Gautam Sen Gupta, CEO & director, Market Vision

11.30am: Executive Suites - who is the target and how do you cater for them? By Thomas H F Gertz, chairman, Bavaria Hotels International

12.30am: Branding A Destination for Success by Vahid Mehrinfar, executive principal & chief brand futurist, Vahid Associates

1.30pm: Tourism of Japan by Shoich Kunitama, senior researcher

2.30pm: Living and Working in the Middle East by Wael Al Sayegh, Embrace ME

All events are with invitation only, unless specifically mentioned.

Monday May 1
8pm: Four Season Hotels & Resorts Cocktail Reception at Thai Chi, The Pyramids
Contact: Kate Simpson,

Tuesday May 2
Reed Travel Exhibitions, Exhibitors’ Party at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai (For exhibitors only)
Contact: Dorothee Ulrich +XXX-XX-2937927

6pm: Accor Hotels Travel Trade Cocktail Party at Novotel WTC Dubai
Contact: Dilfuza Urinbaeva, +971-4-3320000

9pm: The Hilton Racing ATM Party for the launch of Hilton Racing at the Hilton Dubai Creek (Open to all travel trade guests, F1 enthusiasts and Hilton guests)
Contact: Rami Halawani, Asda’a PR, +971-4-3344550

Le Meridien Hotels, Reception/Party
Contact: Kirstie Hepburn, Strategic Solutions, +971-4-3903030

Wednesday May 3
6.30pm: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts ATM Gala Event at the Fairmont Dubai
Contact: Cleo Eleazar, +971-4-3118610

7pm: Oberoi Hotels & Resorts Cocktail reception at The Park Hyatt, Dubai
Contact: Lincy Mary Issac, +XXX-XX-5751109

7.30pm: Mövenpick Hotels Dinner Cocktail at Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai
Contact: Rattigorn Noisiri, +971-4-3104202

Marriott Hotels’ The Club 1000 Gala Dinner at the Renaissance Dubai Hotel
Contact: Deborah Braggs-D'souza, +971-4-2651906

Thursday May 4/ Friday May 5
: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Sailing Regatta at the Mina Seyahi Lagoon
(Open to all, invitations to be collected from Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort at the DTCM stand in Hall 4)
Contact: Sietske Merloo, +971-4-3993333
(Details are subject to change)