Meet the speaker!


Deem Albassam

Program Speaker

Co-founder & Managing Director

Independent Food

Deem Albassam is an experienced food entrepreneur with a degree in Marketing from the American University in Dubai, and a passion for culinary creations. She has an eye for recognizing gaps in the region’s restaurant scene and has mastered the implementation of the “you eat with your eyes first” adage.

Deem believes that marketing and hospitality are integral to shaping the perception of a brand, and her mission is to constantly reinvent peoples’ interests by offering places fueled with energy and passion for socializing and sharing good food.