Greetings! My name is Dave, and I proudly serve as the Venue Experience Associate at ATÖLYE Dubai. I thrive in environments where transformative journeys intertwine with creativity and functionality. Fueled by my passion for entertainment and an adventurous spirit, I thoroughly enjoy engaging with diverse communities and willingly stepping outside my comfort zone to embrace new experiences that spark something extraordinary.
Dave joined ATÖLYE in 2021 as Venue Operations Associate where his work focuses on managing all the daily venue-related needs and concerns before, during, and after the events and activities.
Dave’s nature of handling concerns and accountability comes into play at best when organizing the necessary elements of an efficient, working environment as well as providing proactive solutions to daily operational requests and affairs.
In addition, Dave’s work grounds on representing the ATÖLYE brand in the UAE by setting up the operational structure of the venue operations and experience of ATÖLYE Dubai space for its members, vendors, providers, and all of its stakeholders.
Drawing from his extensive background, Dave brings a wealth of experience in managing large-scale international exhibitions within the gaming, marathon, corporate awards, conferences, and gala dinner domains. As an Operations Manager in Dubai, UAE for almost a decade, he orchestrated successful events, including prestigious UAE national day celebrations. Furthermore, Dave holds international qualifications in Health and Social Care from both the Philippines and the United Kingdom, showcasing his diverse expertise. Notably, he also served as a respected college teacher at a renowned IT institution in the Philippines, imparting knowledge in computer programming to aspiring students.
His oriental origin also makes him thrive well in diverse discourses and is the source of his resilience towards the challenges and demands of technological advancement and innovation.
Dave has all the energy and enthusiasm to travel and explore new and exciting places with his wife and son.