Dipesh Depala

  • Current company The Qode
  • Location UAE
  • Industry Marketing

The Qode is a public relations firm looking to provide luxury brands with the best PR and event management services in the Gulf Region. Luxury brands in Dubai struggle to connect with the diverse population. The Qode personalizes PR marketing for luxury brands with its end-to-end services, including tailored event planning, diverse publishing channels, and VIP guest-lists. Leveraging the founders’ contacts and experience in the industry, the team has secured noteworthy clients in the UAE, including Sephora, Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Chanel.

Born in London and raised in Riyadh, Ayman Fakoussa has always been interested in luxury brands. He studied International Business at McGill University, and began his career at Concept Events, a Dubai-based company, before working in consumers. A mutual friend introduced Ayman to Dipesh Depala in 2006. Dipesh grew up in Europe and graduated from the American College of Switzerland with a degree in Business. He later moved to the UAE and started his own PR venture.

The partners started The Qode in 2010 at the height of the financial crisis, but built an impressive portfolio of clientele. The firm offers luxury companies in the region specially catered PR and event solutions that ensure the brand is at the forefront of the luxury consumer market. It has also cultivated a list of VIPs, who attend the events with a very high success rate as compared to the market norm. The company’s experienced team has allowed it to become the go-to firm for international brands entering the market.

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