Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the Omeir bin Youssef (OBY) Group has celebrated another year of succes at their annual staff party that included surprise performances by the famous comedian, Wonho Chung, and the Dubai Drummers.
Standing: Conrad F.V. Caeiro, A.V. Mohamed Ashraf, Sreekumar Sreenilayam Rajappan Nair, Adil Arshad Khan, Om Prakash Kabra, Shams Daud Sadruddin, Khalifa bin Omeir, Abdulla bin Omeir, Nahla Mohamed Ahmed Arkeh, Dawood G.S. Jaafar, Mohammad Masood Ahmed, Angela S. Gomes, Muzaffar Mansoor Ahmed Shaikh, Samuel Johns, Ashraf Fawzy Hassan Saleh and Savio Francis Miranda. Sitting: John Cor Ventura Flores, Tom K. George Abraham, Bhojaraj R. Rao, Muhammad Talha Tariq, A.A. Salaam, Imran Uddin and Renee Mary Thomas.
The event took place at Anantara Resort on Sir Baniyas Island and was held in appreciation of the staff’s commitment and passion for what they do; a quality their CEO says has led to the company’s continuous growth.
The event was organised and orchestrated by their in-house entertainment committee. The VIP guests and their families were flown in by Rotana Jet for the party. The two-day event had a spread of activities for all ages and genders with a gathering of around 600 people. There were staff talent shows, children games and contest with an exclusive raffle draw for them with the grand prize being a Paris Disney world package for two inclusive of tickets, hotel stay and theme entry. There were team-building activities organised by the resort, raffle draws with an array of valuable prizes (LED TVs, smartphone’s, iPads, holiday packages, business class tickets) and the mega prize a Peugeot 301.
The staff were also felicitated by their CEO Khalifa bin Omeir and Deputy CEO Abdulla bin Omeir for their brilliant performances and achievements in various categories. Each of them was awarded a memento along with a gold coin and VIP guests from the airline industry and business associates were also awarded with mementos. On the last day, all the guests and senior staff along with their families were treated to a desert safari.
“Every member of our team has contributed in ways they are too humble to realise and it’s great to be able to give something back to them,” says Khalifa bin Omeir.
“We believe that the key to pleasing your customers is keeping your team happy and passionate about what they do and events like these do wonders for team building and keeping everyone motivated.”
Abdulla bin Omeir adds: “The entertainment committee did a wonderful job with organising this for us and we hope that we can continue to further strengthen our team through similar events in the future.”