AGENDA: Executive Housekeepers Conference 2016

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by Sophia Soltani | Published 3 years ago

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The second edition of Hotel News ME’s Executive Housekeepers Conference will take place on November 21, 2016 at The Conrad Hotel Dubai. The Conference is set to bring together over 100 housekeeping and hospitality professionals from across the UAE to discuss ever changing housekeeping practices, evolving technologies and cost effective waste management solutions.



08:00 AM – Registration, networking and coffee

09:00 AM – Welcome address from Hotel News ME

09:10 AM – Opening Keynote speech and presentation

09:30 AM – Panel Session: Tech-talk

In recent years, the industry has seen the start of technological change. The long neglected department of housekeeping is now being recognised as the integral and essential operation it is and has been. This panel session will uncover how the housekeeping department is steadily adopting technology to increase efficiency and provide a seamless guest experience alongside the areas tech-teams fail to address.

10:15 AM –  Stressbuster session

It is often said that laughter is the key to a longer life. During this session laughing master, Suman K. Suneja will showcase how laughing yoga – a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter can reduce physical and mental stress after a hard day of housekeeping.

10:45 AM – Expert Session: Training schools

With academies dedicated to chefs, senior management and front of house to name a few, this expert session takes a look at what options housekeepers have in terms of expanding their academic scope and progressing their career with set training programmes.


11:30 AM – Expert Session: Waste management

With the cost of waste disposal is on the rise, this expert session looks at cost effective measures for housekeepers to protect the environment whilst also cutting wastage expenses in a hygienic manner.

11:50 AM – Panel Session: Suppliers Vs the buyers

In a panel session first, delegates will hear housekeepers battle it out with the suppliers to see how new products and services can better cater their departments and what new innovations the housekeepers are really looking for.

12:30 PM – Interactive workshop

Presented by FCS Computer Systems

13:00 PM – LUNCH

14:30 PM – Close of conference

It is free for all hospitality, housekeeping professionals working within hotel establishments to attend.

For sponsorship enquiries, contact:
Group Publishing Director, Diarmuid O’Malley,
Senior Sales Manager, Nick Clowes,

For speaking opportunities, contact:
Editor, Hotel News ME, Sophia Soltani,

To register attendance, contact:
Marketing Executive, Mark Anthony Monzon,

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