Certain opportunities just can’t be missed. A true football fan doesn’t miss the UEFA Champions League Final, and a true racing enthusiast will not miss any of the action from the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. For serious job seekers, there are several networking events that deserve the same exalted status. Depending on your industry, these are a few of the Middle East’s must-attend networking events for the rest of the year.
5 Networking Events You Cannot Miss in the UAE!
Medical Sector IPCD 2014 17-18 October 2014 The International Psychology Conference Dubai (IPCD) is the premier psychology event in the Gulf States. It is also the only conference to focus on professional practice across all fields of psychology. It is a unique chance for theory sharing, discussions on disciplinary research and network building for any psychology-related professional. This includes clinical and counselling psychology, organisational psychology, human resource management, education and child development. The event is open to all-comers with two days’ worth of keynotes, research papers, workshops and discussion forums.
Information Technology Sector Smart Data Summit 19-20 November 2014 This conference on Big Data will attract over 350 of the top delegates from across the Gulf region and worldwide. The summit will be held in Dubai. Through a combination of presentations, case studies, panel and roundtable discussions, Smart Data Summit will cover key industry topics, such as identifying, analysing and maintaining quality data; transforming structured and unstructured data with smart analytics; using Big Data to drive new products and services; measuring Big Data ROI. Networking is a fundamental component of a successful job hunt. Getting interpersonal connections and opportunities to demonstrate your knowledge and personality can put you over the top when trying to build fruitful professional relationships. Don’t miss out on these critical networking events coming soon!
Energy Sector Middle East Smart Lighting & Energy Summit 24-25 November 2014 The 3rd annual summit will take place at the Fairmont Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi. The summit will consist of over 400 attendees, as well as an excellent line-up of expert presenters on local and international topics. It is a must-attend for any energy sector member who is interested in upcoming project possibilities, new technology, and design trends which are impacting the industry.
Something for everyone Abu Dhabi Conference 2014 8-9 December 2014 The Abu Dhabi Conference is an annual gathering of
government and private sector leaders within the emirate. The conference provides discussions and updates on upcoming projects and investment opportunities in Abu Dhabi’s diversifying economy. The event provides the perfect chance for attendees to find out how they can profit from some of the world’s most significant projects and promises exclusive access to the most powerful players in the emirate. Unless many networking events, there is something for every potential professional background. Industries represented at the event include: • Power • Water management • Construction • Real estate • Tourism/hospitality • Healthcare • Education • Transportation • Industrial and heavy manufacturing • Banking and finance
Aerospace sector MEBA 2014 8-10 December 2014 Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) 2014 will take place in Dubai World Central. It is an event that aims to bring buyers and sellers together, for the purposes of invigorating the regional industry and to lead to greater innovation. In the traditional fashion of the region, MEBA 2014 will place an emphasis on the Arabian way of doing business, where there is a strong theme of hospitality, and that business relationships are forged by personal contact. Networking is a fundamental component of a successful job hunt. Getting interpersonal connections and opportunities to demonstrate your knowledge and personality can put you over the top when trying to build fruitful professional relationships. Don’t miss out on these critical networking events coming soon!
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