Remy Chan

Remy Chan

Co Founder at Tim Digital
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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Remy has been involved in Corporate Business Event Planning & Management for 8+ years. She has worked with companies from Global Corporations, Government & SME’s in different sectors within Asia, Australia & Middle East

Experience

  • Co Founder

    Tim Digital - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tourism
    January 2016 - Now

    • Co-Founder of digital travel platform • Working to develop the brand and sales channels • Liaising with international offices to brief the development team on the web platform • Developing Tourism Industry universe to launch the product in Q1 2019

  • Venue and Hospitality Manager

    Qatar Dragon Boat - Doha, Qatar

    Administration & General
    January 2016 - February 2016

    • Plan, organise and coordinate with competition and venue logistics • Monitor training, catering and entertainment on site for all teams, staff and spectators • Develop smooth competition rundown among different parties. i.e. MC, DJ, competition teams, venue vendors, caterers, spectators etc.

  • Media Services Manager

    Qatar Athletics Association - Doha, Qatar

    Administration & General
    January 2016 - May 2016

    • Manage all logistics i.e. accommodation, transportation, catering, accreditation, seating & protocol • Manage distribution of deliverables in Media Centre and Media Tribute • Key point of contact with over 40+ International & Local Media Providing additional Translation Services onsite

  • Guest Relation Executive

    Doha Film Institute - Doha, Qatar

    Administration & General
    October 2015 - December 2015

    • Develop strategies in guests’ relation program based on DFI standard • Manage communication and travel arrangements with all overseas festival guests (filmmakers, jury, VIP) prior to the commencement of the festival. • Organise film screenings, social events, industry meeting for all festival guests Assist guests with the attendance of events according to their itineraries

  • Accommodation Operations Specialist

    Qatar Olympic Committee - Doha, Qatar

    Management
    February 2014 - May 2015

    • Head the team and in charge of over QAR 15 million accommodation arrangements among 14 hotels • Handle all 14 hotel room contracts, booking arrangement, invoices and payment for all 3000 participants of 13,000+ room nights • Liaise with all International Swimming Associations for booking requests and arrangement based on FINA requirements • Work closely with all hotels to make sure all requests and changes (rooms, meetings, F&B) are well accommodated

  • Head of Catering

    Qatar Olympic Committee - Doha, Qatar

    F&B service
    January 2014 - May 2015

    • Head the team and in charge of total QAR 1.8 million catering contract among convention, competition venues and 14 hotels • Go through whole catering tender process for all F&B services based on budget estimation, number of participants, expectation and the KPI of FINA • Manage the caterer in administrative and operational level at all venue catering locations during convention and competition and assure they are all binded with the contract. • Manage and monitor catering arrangement for different delegations, youth programme, convention and other parties that are located in 14 partner hotels

  • Theatre Operation Volunteer Coordinator

    Doha Film Institute - Doha, Qatar

    Administration & General
    November 2013 - December 2013

    • Communicate, recruit, establish shifts for 150 volunteers and their training for the 5-day Festival at 3 different venues from 07:30 to 00:00 • Allocate volunteers to corresponding venues and shifts based on their availabilities, preferences and schedules and ensure maximum volunteer performance • Handle volunteers’ complaints with regards to shifts, performance, satisfaction etc. during the Festival

  • Senior Accommodation Planner/Conference Service

    Ministry of Environment - Doha, Qatar

    Management
    April 2012 - May 2013

    • Head the team and in charge of total QAR 25 million accommodation and catering arrangements among 80 hotels • Assist agreement negotiation with all hotels in Qatar based on the budget estimation, hotel rooms capacity and reservation situation. • Supervise accommodation coordinators and 200 volunteers, monitor closely with hotels to assure all requests (rooms/ meeting/ F&B) are well considered and all 15,000+ delegates are well accommodated • Manage all bookings requests and protocol arrangements from United Nations Executive Committee, 195 participating countries, Ministerial Delegations, Non-government organizations. • Arrange meeting venues and F&B operations at corresponding hotels for guests and volunteers • Manipulate hotel room blockage based on history, reservation forecast and budget estimation • Monitor and finalise invoice and payment for all consumptions during events based on United Nations and COP18/CMP8’s requirements.

  • Accommodation Planner

    Qatar Petroleum - Doha, Qatar

    Management
    October 2011 - February 2012

    • In charge of total QAR 18 million hotel accommodation and catering arrangements among 42 hotels • Manage all room bookings requests, catering and protocol arrangements for 65 World Petroleum Council National Committee Members, Ministerial Delegations & Qatar Petroleum VIPs of total 1800 participants of 12000+ room nights • Work and monitor closely with hotels to assure the above delegates’ requests are well considered. • Finalise invoice and payment for all consumptions during events based on 20th WPC’s requirements

  • PMO Executive Officer

    Hip Shing Hong Group of Companies - Hong Kong

    Administration & General
    April 2011 - October 2011

    • Prepare company policies and standard operation procedures for Madera Hong Kong. • Establish operation plans, co-ordinate and co-operate with different departments regarding all pre-opening issues. • Manage the delivery and implementation of developed plans from different departments • Prepare strategies and plans for hotel’s pre-opening and grand-opening day. • Co-ordinate the determination of necessities and requirement for design and layout, hotel items (hardware and software), recruitment arrangements, etc

  • Head of Hotel Accommodation / Game Services

    Oman Olympic Committee - Muscat, Oman

    Management
    May 2010 - February 2011

    • Head the team and in charge of total OMR 1.6 million accommodation and catering arrangements among 24 hotels • Handle all 24 hotels room contract negotiation, booking arrangement, invoices and payment for all 2000 participants of 24,000+ room nights. • Manage, design and execute accommodation & catering plan during games period for all participants as well as extra meeting catering needs in all 24 partner hotels • Manage, reserve and follow up all requests from different departments within MAGBOC, any guests from Olympic Council of Asia and corresponding National Olympic Committee

Education

Languages

  • Cantonese
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Mandarin
    Full professional
    80%
  • English
    Full professional
    80%
  • Korean
    Limited working
    40%

Skills

  • computers
  • Eventmanagement
  • Extremely organised
  • good organizational skills
  • Organizing events
  • Special events
  • Time management
Connections
Glenda Codia
Senior Sales Executive at Majid Al Futtaim. Hospitality Division
Manoj Kumar
f&b manager at heotel merlin international
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