Event Management and Entertainment is a booming businesses in the Middle East. Dubai Lime had the chance to talked to Donna about SIAN Dubai - a leading events and entertainment company in Dubai, responsible for some of the UAE's largest and most flamboyant events.
How long you been in Dubai?
I have been here seven months all together, including a long summer break in London
Where you from originally?
London in the UK
What is your role in SIAN?
Event and Artist Manager
When is SIAN Dubai established?
It was established back in 1978 by Ann and Simon McDonald
What exactly your company do?
We are an event company that manages entire events from conceptualisation to delivery, offering innovative and bespoke design solutions. We also provide a full range of entertainment services. Our website www.siandubai.com can give you more information
What do you think, the future of event and entertainment business in the region?
It’s a very exciting time for our business as the fields of events and entertainment are expanding at such a rapid rate. We are also seeing more and more International artists coming over which is helping Dubai secure a reputation as a world renowned venue.
What makes SIAN Dubai different from other event management companies in Dubai?
SIAN Dubai is very much a family company with family values – trust, loyalty and commitment. It sounds cliché but these values are important in such a transient society. We have also been in the region for 12 years which is a lifetime compared to the many event companies that seem to appear daily.
Do you manage entertainers, musicians, performers etc.?
We are proud to be the exclusive booking agents for a number of fantastic local and International artists, including Kamal and Peter Grant.
What is the best way to contact you if I have events or if I am a performer who wants to perform under SIAN Dubai?