Team

The ES:ME Team

It’s our people who are making ES:ME live. Bundling their diverse skills and passions, they are creating the knowledge base that makes ES:ME a strong partner in the event business.

Meet Our People

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    Alexander Würfel

    COO & Co-founder of ES:ME

    Specialties:

    • event engineering
    • planning of infrastructures and temporary structures
    • rigging
    • CAD drawing

    Alexander founded ES:ME Entertainment Services in 2008 together with René. Based in Doha and Dubai, he has been working in the Gulf region for almost ten years now. Having dealt with a wide range of clients and suppliers, he knows his way around this part of the world.

    In the event production industry since 1993, he has gained extensive experience across a range of disciplines, including stage building, lighting, health and safety. Moreover, he works as security consultant.

    His event history ranges from building stages for Genesis and Linkin Park to the Burj Khalifa Opening Ceremony to implementing Qatar National Day in the middle of the desert.

    Alexander holds a Masters Degree in security and safety, and is a certified expert in event rigging (highest German rigging standard SQ Q2 level 3).

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    René Karnahl

    CEO & Co-founder of ES:ME

    Specialties:

    • business development
    • consulting
    • engineering
    • project management

    René founded ES:ME Entertainment Services in 2008 together with Alexander. Based in Dubai, he has been working in the Gulf region for eight years now. Watching the events industry closely, he is identifying trends and business opportunities.

    Before coming to the Middle East, he was managing director of a rigging company in Germany and worked as head rigger and project manager for some of the world’s biggest companies and names.

    His event history includes shows for Mercedes and SAP in the corporate sector, Michael Jackson and U2 in the show business as well as a lot of corporate and public events in UAE and Qatar.

    Being one of the first certified riggers in Germany (accredited by FEA), René brings thorough quality standards to the region.

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Our Awesome Skills

  • Consulting & Planning

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    On-Site Management

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    Rigging & Staging

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  • Lighting Design and Execution

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    Exhibition Services

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    Full Service Event Management

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