The Qode Celebrates Three Years

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Ayman Fakoussa , Lina Samman and Dipesh Depala
Ayman Fakoussa , Lina Samman and Dipesh Depala.





Luxury PR and Events agency The Qode recently celebrated their three year anniversary at newly opened Japanese restaurant Kanpai in the Souk Al Bahar. The event was attended by Dubai VIPs, members of the media, partners and supporters who celebrated while sipping on specially createdGrey Goose cocktails and Santa Julia grape.   Simoneel Sidiki, Nasiba Khar and Ritu Upadhyay Founded in 2010 by Dipesh Depala and Ayman Fakoussa, two men with a passion for the world of luxury lifestyle, the Dubai-based The Qode has built a reputation over the past three years as one of the region’s leading luxury and communication consultants, as well as event organizers for some of the world’s top luxury brands in the Middle East. They are also known for their stellar guest lists always sparkling with the who’s who of the region.

Divya Madan and Aarti Mallik 2
Divya Madan and Aarti Mallik from The Qode.

“We go beyond the cookie cutter approach of PR agencies in the region of simply sending out press releases,” said Fakoussa. “We look at creative ways of integrating various strategies which go beyond conventional communications to ultimately connect with the luxury consumer.”  Over the past three years, the company has expanded and diversified its portfolio to include not only fashion and cosmetics, but also art, food and beverage, watches & jewelry and also wellness serves. Their clients include Moda Operandi, IWC, Ayesha Depala, Ahmed Seddiqi, Lancôme, Kiehl’s, Sha Wellness Clinic, MusicHall and Café Habana from New York. With an ever expanding client portfolio, The Qode  team has grown to 12 fully dedicated Account Executives & Account Managers lead by Depala & Fakoussa, as well as a newly formed and fully dedicated events team comprising of an Events Manager and two Events Executives.

Lashley Pulsipher, Summer Syed and Shimaa Elsayed
Lashley Pulsipher, Summer Syed and Shimaa Elsayed.

“We pride ourselves in holding the most anticipated events each year by securing the most glamorous and VIP guests including the regions Trendsetters, Royalty and Celebrities,” says Depala. The company has worked closely with major celebrities like Gerard Butler, Bollywood stars Sonam Kapoor and Kajol, Kim Kardashian, Ronan Keating, Tinsley Mortimer, and Taylor Tomasi Hill, as well as handling their PR around their visits. They have also had the pleasure of working directly with some of the world’s leading designers like Dean & Dan Caten of DSquared, Reema Acra, Ermanno Scervino and Nicholas Kirkwood. For more information visit

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