OPPLE Lighting and Al Manara hold seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 25, 2015 – OPPLE Lighting and Al Manara have concluded OPPLE’s latest seminar for the Riyadh project lighting community. The event was attended by over two hundred engineers and ministry officials who were very much impressed by OPPLE’s quality products and viability as a full service provider.
DP Smedema, General Manager Middle East at OPPLE Lighting stated in his opening speech, “With the current upheaval in the global lighting market, we are ready to take the vacancy as the new global A-brand, both within the region and globally. We welcome you to join us and watch us as we continue our expansion within the Saudi Arabian market with our partner Al Manara. Mr. Shahid, Executive Director of Al Manara who was also present, mirrored this confidence in the brand, “OPPLE has grown to be one of the strongest brands in our portfolio due to an emphasis on consistency and service allowing the brand to quickly gain a reputation for reliability in the market.”
Following OPPLE Lighting’s and Al Manara’s company introductions, the attendees were invited to experience the products first hand followed by dinner and a raffle. The attendees were most impressed by OPPLE Lighting’s global exposure and strong project references in both the Middle East and European markets with brands such as Movenpick, Adidas, Mercedes, Burger King and KFC among its partners. OPPLE’s LED Highbay and LED HR Downlight were particularly well-received due to the high quality feel and long lifetime that have become trademarks of OPPLE products in the local market.
The event concluded with a farewell from both OPPLE Lighting and Al Manara management, Mr. Yousufi, owner of Al Manara made a closing speech, reinforcing the shared vision between both organizations and expressing pride in the strong growth of his company and caliber of organizations it calls partners.
About Al Manara
Al Manara Electric was founded in 1987 and has been customer-centric since its conception. Founded by a strong team with decades of experience in the electrical field, it has quickly grown to become one of the largest distributors of switches and lighting products in the Saudi Arabian market. Al Manara currently represents OPPLE Lighting, Panasonic, and a variety of specialized European lighting brands.