Emma Pope

Corporate Director of Lifestyle Events

Emaar Hospitality Group

Emma Pope, as the Corporate Director of Lifestyle Events is the driving force behind unforgettable lifestyle events across Emaar Hospitality Group. With an illustrious career spanning nearly two decades in the dynamic world of event planning, Emma’s expertise has left an indelible mark on the industry, earning her the reputation of a true luminary.
Emma’s journey in the events industry began when she relocated to Dubai in 2004. Armed with determination and a degree in Tourism Business Management from the prestigious University of Birmingham in the UK, she swiftly uncovered her passion for orchestrating remarkable events.
Emma’s early career breakthrough came as a wedding event planner, where she meticulously honed her craft and dove headfirst into the intricate intricacies of Dubai’s burgeoning wedding industry. With her innate talent and dedication, she joined Emaar Hospitality Group in 2010 managing Address Hotels and Resorts’ events and catering.
Emma’s talents shone brightly during her tenure with the Address Hotels and Resorts, and in a short time, she ascended to Director of Lifestyle Events – Leisure. This pivotal role encompassed the management of diverse venues, including the Address Montgomerie, Dubai Marina Yacht Club, Arabian Ranches Golf Club, and Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. Emma’s responsibilities expanded exponentially, and she quickly became the go-to authority on all event-related matters across the group.