University and Commercial Events

Commercial and University Events serves as the one-stop shop for both NYU Abu Dhabi and non-NYU Abu Dhabi events and programs on-campus. Commercial and University Events thrives to reflect the values of NYU Abu Dhabi, as it continues to deliver exciting experiences for students, faculty, and staff, as well as the Abu Dhabi community.

Bespoke services include:

  • venue recommendations, including set-up and layout
  • event production and services
  • catering services
  • audiovisual support
  • campus accommodation
  • giveaways and printing

Leader Profile

Guneet Sarang

Director, University and Commercial Events

gs131@nyu.edu

 

Guneet Sarang serves as the Director of Commercial and University Events at NYU Abu Dhabi. Guneet joined NYU Abu Dhabi in June 2013, and is responsible for planning and execution of major events such Commencement, conferences and meetings, receptions, cultural events and celebrations, as well as commercial engagements on campus. 

Guneet has more than 17 years of extensive experience working for major hospitality brands such as Intercontinental, Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton, and Radisson. Prior to this appointment, Guneet oversaw operational strategies, planning, and execution of conferences and events at the Dubai World Trade Center. Throughout his career, he has worked in various capacities in Thailand, Seychelles, India, US, and UAE.  

He holds a hospitality diploma from the Institute of Hotel Management in India, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Hospitality Administration from Southern New Hampshire University in the US. Most recently, he earned an Executive Certificate in Festival and Event Management from the University of Edinburgh.

In his role, Guneet strives for creativity, innovation, and originality.

Key People

Anji Elgamal
University Events Manager

Syed Shahab
University Events Manager

Ezgi Konuk
Commercial Events Manager

Grace Dumancas 
Administrative Support

Adela Kovarova 
Administrative Support