International Protocol Manager Trainings
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Robert Hickey leads the The Protocol School of Washington's team presenting two International Protocol Manager Trainings. Pictured is a training at The Kempinski Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Since 2015 he has taught in the United Arab Emirates, as well as additional programs in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.
Robert Hickey presenting a segment on names, titles and forms of address in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
ABOVE LEFT: Robert Hickey, Diane Brown, Samar Naim, Pamela Eyring, and Ghassan Hajjaj at the graduation ceremony of the International Protocol Manager training in Abu Dhabi.
Ms. Eyring is Director of The Protocol School of Washington®. Ms. Naim is The Protocol School of Washington's liaison at the Protocol Department Dubai. Ms. Brown and Mr. Hajjaj are training facilitators of the Protocol School.
ABOVE RIGHT: Robert Hickey, Yaser Al Sayari, Ahmad Al Zaabi.
Mr. Al Sayari was a participant in the course. Mr. Al Zaabi is Assistant Director General of Protocol Department, Dubai. The Protocol Department, Dubai, is the official department responsible for managing and organizing local and international protocols for His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai as well as members of the Ruling Family, VIPs and official visitors.
Protocol Trainings, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Robert Hickey was on the The Protocol School of Washington's team presenting its Protocol Officer Training Course (POTC) at The Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, under the patronage of the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute. This was the second training in Port of Spain by the PSOW at the invitation of the Institute's director, Dr. Patricia Butcher. The training drew participants from the government, armed services, and Trinidad & Tobago's corporate sector.
BELOW: The Protocol School of Washington® team at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain. Photo includes: Jeane Anderson, Director of Administration; Robert Hickey; Diane Brown, training facilitator; and Pamela Eyring, Director of the Protocol School of Washington®.
BOTTOM: A local publication covered the training in an extensive article. Photo features Robert Hickey, Diane Brown, and Pamela Eyring.
International Protocol Manager Training
Dubai & Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Robert Hickey is on the The Protocol School of Washington's team presenting twice-a-year at the International Protocol Manager Training at Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This was one of three trainings that year in the United Arab Emirates. Every participant received a copy of his book, Honor & Respect, for their reference. In addition to teaching names, titles, and forms of address, he taught sessions on flag protocol and official gifts. The trainings were presented under the patronage of the Protocol Department of His Highness, The Ruler of Dubai. Attending the five-day trainings were students from royal courts, governments, corporations, and the armed services of: Abu Dhabi & Dubai, UAE; Bahrain; Bulgaria; Oman; Qatar; and the U.S.A.
The training team of The Protocol School of Washington in the visitor center of Burj Khalifa, prior to going to the 124th floor observation deck. Diane Brown, Robert Hickey, Pamela Eyring, Kurt Eyring.
A class photo from an International Protocol Manager Training at The Address Hotel - Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Above: full photo. Below: detail.