Etisalat Facilities Management hosts the FM Expo and Executive Forum in the UAE
Etisalat Facilities Management was the Platinum Sponsor of the FM Expo and hosted the FM Executive Forum
· The expo and forum presented technology innovations and new partnerships that will benefit its customers base
Dubai, 24 May 2011: Etisalat Facilities Management LLC (EFM), one of the Business Units of Etisalat Services Holding –the Business to Business arm of the Etisalat Group – participated in the FM Expo 2011 that took place on May 17th to 19th at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The company, which is also Platinum Sponsor of the FM Expo, showcased the latest technologies and innovations in the sector.
This participation follows the successful conclusion of the Etisalat Facilities Management Executive Forum in the first week of May where more than 70 delegates from key companies and corporations in the retail, commerce, government, military, hospitality, health, sport and residential sectors gathered to network and share experiences and best practices as customers of the FM industry. They also attended the main presentation about energy efficiency strategies and the positive impact that they have on companies’ bottom lines, the society and the environment by Mr. Khaled Bushnaq, the CEO of EMS – Energy Management Services.
Mr. Mustafa Al Ateek, GM of EFM and his immediate staff of Directors and Senior Managers were present at the Etisalat Facilities Management stand where they hosted the many visitors from the UAE and the GCC countries: “EFM is the platinum sponsor for the FM EXPO in 2011 and 2012 because the company is committed to the development of the industry and believes in the ingenuity of the talent living within the UAE and GCC” said Mr. Al Ateek.
During the opening ceremony of the FM Expo, that took place in front of EFM stand, Mr. Al Ateek welcomed HE Humaid Mohamed Obeid Al Qutami, Minister of Education and Mr. Hussain Lootah, DG Dubai Municipality to the event and thanked him for his presence in the venue.
When asked about the new strategies and developments from EFM, Mr. Al Ateek said “We are looking at an integrated platform of services. Soon we will announce a partnership with a provider of soft FM services that will add a lot of value to our customers and will allow us to have more control over the delivery of services and its quality.
“We are committed to the preservation of the environment and the bottom line of our customers by integrating FM services, avoiding reworks and delays. Using PDA technology, the MAXIMO system (developed by IBM, is the leading software for asset management) and a team of well trained FM professionals allow us to provide a paperless process that ensures that the right information reaches the right node of the process and the solutions are delivered faster and almost without idle time” concluded Mr. Al Ateek.