August 2020 United Arab Emirates View Schedule


Creating and delivering a free-to-attend series of live sessions

Date & Time (GST) Webinar Topic Presented by Registration
15 Jul, 11 am Gearing up for the Future – Trends, Innovation & Business Continuity in the Pro-AVL Industry  Khalid Al Hammadi
Dubai World Trade Centre | ILEA MEA

Neil Colquhoun
Epson Europe B.V

Jasper Whitaker

Dino Drimakis
NMK Electronics
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Wednesday, 15 July, 11 am (GST)
Gearing up for the Future – Trends, Innovation & Business Continuity in the Pro-AVL Industry 

Key points of discussion:

  • Regional impact of the pandemic on Pro-AVL design, operators & products
  • Impact on personnel & resources
  • Technology – adaptation and innovation

Panellists + Speakers

Dino Drimakis

NMK Electronics

Dino Drimakis, Business Development Manager
After graduating from California State University in 2010, Dino carried out diverse and progressive roles in retail, MI & distribution; he moved back to Dubai in the year 2010 and joined NMK Electronics in 2014. In his current role, Dino is responsible for key accounts and the business portfolio in the GCC region.
Jasper Whitaker


Jasper Whitaker, Owner
Jasper Whitaker is approaching 30 years experience in the audio visual industry, the last 22 of which have been in the Middle East. In 2009, Innovation was launched to provide Audio Visual, IT and related specialist systems consultancy. It has provided design and supervision services in market sectors such as Hospitality, Education, Theatre and Auditorium, Corporate and Banking, Theme Parks and Visitor Attractions, etc.
Khalid Al Hammadi

Dubai World Trade Centre

Khalid Al Hammadi, SVP Event Services & President Elect ILEA ME
Currently sitting as President-Elect at ILEA ME, Khalid managed event services at Dubai World Trade Centre since 2005 and established Event Serve in 2009 to operate as a supporting arm to the exhibitions in DWTC. Later in 2016, Khalid transitioned Event Serve into an independent experiential agency known as DXB LIVE which delivers over 1,400 projects yearly between live events, conferences, exhibition stands, trade shows and event setups.
Neil Colquhoun

Epson Europe B.V

Neil Colquhoun, Vice President CISMEA & Professional Displays
Neil is vice president for Epson’s CISMEA region and is responsible for professional displays and professional business across EMEAR. Neil joined Epson in 2012 as UK business sales director before progressing to a European-wide role initially as business director for visual instruments, and then as Executive Director of Professional Displays.

What to expect

Not just another webinar
This series will run from July up until the show in January 2021, covering industry hot topics, educational content, latest developments and much more. We're introducing these webinars because they provide a unique opportunity to participate in interactive and thought-provoking discussions with experts from the Pro-AVL industry. Our aim is to promote knowledge-sharing over the next few months by creating a pathway of content that would lead up to the topics that will be discussed at our Conference in January.

Format of each webinar:
- Duration is 60-90 minutes
- Free-to-attend for anyone in the industry who would find the information helpful to their business
- Every session will have an expert speaker and moderator
- Speakers will answer attendees' questions during Q&A session
- Opportunity for sponsors to be involved in each session to source speakers and topics
- Each webinar will be promoted across all our online platforms, including social media

Call for Speakers

If you would like the opportunity to be a part of our webinar sessions as a speaker or panellist, we’d like to hear from you! Click on the button below, fill out the online form, and our team will get in touch with you shortly.