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Walid A.

Events Director // Experiential & Virtual

Can work in or around Dubai, Abu Dhabi

  • 25.0657
  • 55.1713
  • Suggested rate £446 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Dubai and 50km
  • Around Abu Dhabi and 100km

Preferences

Project length
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Automobile
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Consulting & Audits
+21 autres
Company size
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people

Verifications

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Verified email

Reputation

Languages

  • French

    Fluent

  • English

    Fluent

  • Arabic

    Native or bilingual

Categories

Skills (39)

Walid in a few words

Walid is a live communication and events director who is passionate about creating ideas and thriving partnerships for businesses and brands.

From STRATEGIC event guidance to CREATION of the concept, DESIGNING the space, thinking the JOURNEY, establishing CONNECTIONS till MANAGING all the aspects on ground. Playful, creative and with a great team spirit, Walid adapts very well to the various environments small or large, as well as their processes.
Over the past 14 years of experience, Walid has carried out turnkey projects within multicultural team, imposed budget and under time or stress constraints.

Walid has built his career in a variety of roles and sectors, intentionally seeking opportunities to contribute to exciting organizations in bold and meaningful ways. His work has taken him all over Lebanon, UAE, KSA, Qatar, Kuwait, Rome, Cannes, Mykonos, Malta and even the Mauritius Island.

His sectors of expertise include:
> Exhibition: TFWA Cannes, IMS Dubai, HORECA Lebanon.
> Agency: M&C Saatchi, JWT, Porter Novelli.
> Pharmaceutical: Roche, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Merck Serono.
> Retail & Fashion: Cartier, Lanvin, Audemart Piguet, Zadig & Voltaire.
> Automotive: General Motors, Jeep, Volkswagen, Infiniti, Lada.
> International: BAT, Unilever, Deezer, World Bank, JTI, Visa, FIBA.
> Institution: IE Spain, Ministry of Tourism, Brazilian Embassy, Spanish Embassy.

His countries of expertise:
> LEBANON I DUBAI I BAHRAIN I DOHA I KSA I MYKONOS I CANNES I MOROCCO

Portfolio

Experience

Freckled Sky

Entertainment & Leisure

Producer & New Business Director EMEA  - As a freelancer

June 2021 - Today (1 year and 8 months)

We DESIGN and PRODUCE IMMERSIVE MULTIMEDIA storytelling shows and environments through the well balance interaction between humans and technology.

Freelance

Entertainment & Leisure

Events Director // Experiential & Virtual  - As a freelancer

August 2020 - Today (2 years and 6 months)

Specialize in modern event formats and live communications.
Projects vary from experiential gatherings, corporate events, fashion shows, interactive booths in expos, weddings and more.
Scope includes TECH, INTERACTIVITY, BRANDED CONTENT, STORYTELLING and more

Tarte Aux Poires

Entertainment & Leisure

Events & Business Director

Lebanon

February 2012 - July 2020 (8 years and 5 months)

Grasp modern tool to create experiential live communication

AOS events

Entertainment & Leisure

Project Manager

Lebanon // Dubai

January 2007 - January 2011 (4 years)

AOSevents is a full-service event agency based in Lebanon and UAE. With over 20 years of experience, we maintain a long-standing reputation for creating innovative, sophisticated and cutting edge events, exploring and sharing new ideas and new technologies, as well as delivering effective and flawless event solutions of the highest quality

Naoile El Azzouzi - EGG

24/10/2021

Great Expertise in Large Scale Events ! First time I worked with Walid and the Event was a great success ! Very hard working and professionnal

Bree Harrison - BreeHarrison.com

10/09/2021

Working with Walid was an absolute joy! He handled a very difficult client with patience and clear communication. He had excellent time management and organization skills! I look forward to working with Walid again soon!

Education