Talent & TIARAs MENA

Talent Leaders Conference and TIARA Talent Acquisition Awards Gala Lunch


November 6 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM +04




TA & HR Leaders


Dubai, UAE
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Date November 6 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM +04

Venue / Location TBC, Dubai

The Talent Leaders conference will centre on how Talent Acquisition and HR leaders in the MENA region should navigate the evolving landscape and proactively take steps to cultivate and advance the future workforce.

As the world of work continues to evolve at speed, organisations across the Middle East are exploring new ways to recruit, retain and develop diverse talent pools. And when it comes to confident decision-making there is nothing more enabling than getting together with peers to share challenges, experiences and great insight!

Join us for a fast-moving morning of learning, immersive roundtable conversation, and insights from prominent thought leaders and practitioners in the field of TA before we shine a light on the innovative TA work being delivered across the Middle East.

Discussion topics will include:

· The scale, structure, and characteristics of the future labour force in MENA

· The impact of technology and generative AI have on the nature of work

· How to prepare for your organisations changing demands and be a transitional leader

· How can TA and HR shape the future of work within your organisation and the region

· Building flexibility and agility into strategic workforce planning

· Shifting candidate expectations

· Hiring for retention and increasing internal mobility to reduce attrition

Who will be there?

You’ll be in great company! Senior TA & HR leaders with varied team sizes and budgets join our Middle East events, including: Abbott, Abbvie, Adidas, Al Jazira Club, Baker Hughes, Burberry, Chalhoub Group, Dell Technologies, Engie, e&, FlyDubai, Ford, HSBC, Huspy, Julphar, KPMG, Kraft Heinz, Millenium Hotels, Prada, Publicis Sapient, Sanofi, Schneider Electric, Vmware

Tickets are complimentary for senior TA, HR and Talent Leaders at the conference, the TIARA Awards is a separate ticketed event.

We know you are super busy so please do feel free to stick around after lunch and work at the venue if you need.

Interested in sponsorship options? Click here for more information


  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registration
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 10:15 - 10:40 Keynote Presentation
  • 10:40 - 11:10 Roundtable Discussion
  • 11:10 - 11:30 Networking Coffee Break
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Panel Q&A
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Roundtable Discussion
  • 12:30 - 12:40 Summary & Closing Remarks
  • 13:00 – 15.00 PM TIARA Talent Acquisition Awards Lunch Gala


    The TIARA Awards are the largest global talent awards programme and present an incredible opportunity for organisations to showcase their excellence in talent acquisition and management. By entering these prestigious awards, employers gain recognition and set new standards for excellence, innovation, and success in their industry. Click here for more information. 

    Awards Categories:

    • The Best Use of Technology
    • The Candidate Experience Award
    • The Best Innovation in Internal Recruitment Award
    • The DE&I Award
    • The Employer Brand Award
    • The Recruitment Marketing Campaign of the Year
    • The Best Careers Website
    • The TA Team Excellence Award

    The TIARAs are distinguished by the rigour of its judging process and the quality of its judging panel. Entries are assessed across key areas including innovation, partnership and organisational impact.

    If you’re interested in finding out more, please contacts our dedicated awards executive at


  • Mariam Maalouf Serco Middle East Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Pooja Taneja The Kraft Heinz Company Head of People & Performance
  • Ghenwa Habbal Ford Middle East & Africa Regional Talent Management Lead / Manager (MENA)
  • Peter Hogg Schnieder Electric Director Talent Acquisition, MEA
  • Sandeep Dhillon Talmix CEO
  • Janine Halliday NES Fircroft Global Talent Acquisition Director



November 6
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM +04
Event Category:


Private: Quay Restaurant
Upper Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks
Sydney, 2000 Australia
+61 2 9251 5600


TALiNT Partners


Event Types
Event Audience
TA & HR Leaders
Event Intro
Talent Leaders Conference and TIARA Talent Acquisition Awards Gala Lunch
Event Region
Dubai, UAE
Virtual / In-Person