Sponsors and Exhibitors

GOLD SPONSOR: Marefa Digital - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

GOLD SPONSOR: Marefa Digital

Marefa Digital is a premium digital content provider offering value-added learning & development experiences to GCC organizations and their employees. Presented in Arabic & Khaleeji dialects, our E-learning content has been provisioned to the GCC culture & the Arabic speaker providing solutions to workplace problems, and skill-sets needed in today’s modern workplace. Our E-learning tracks are thoroughly researched to reflect the latest and most practical leadership and management principles along with fresh perspectives related to the GCC in specific. Through our Human Capital Consulting arm, we help organizations in designing effective solutions & dynamic content tailored to their needs. www.marefadigital.com
SILVER SPONSOR: Dubai Knowledge Park - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

SILVER SPONSOR: Dubai Knowledge Park

The world’s only free zone dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence. Established in 2003 as part of TECOM Group, Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) aims to develop the region’s talent pool and establish the UAE as a knowledge-based economy. DKP is a unique hub that offers the best selection of programmes in Human Resource Management (HRM), Consultancy, Training and Personal Development. Students receive diplomas and certificates of the highest calibre from DKP’s top-class Business Partners. Dubai Knowledge Park provides flexible solutions with support from its innovative customer service team. With their assistance, DKP business partners have set up training centres, institutes and HR agencies to sustain and secure their market share in this booming sector. www.dkp.ae
SILVER SPONSOR: IE Business School - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

SILVER SPONSOR: IE Business School

IE is one of the leading European higher education institutions. Our learning model puts students at the centre, is eminently practical and ensures that they acquire not only the technical know-how but also the mindset and interpersonal skills that are essential for a successful future leader.

IE Business School is regularly ranked among the top business school by Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal. IE Business School has a beautiful campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 500 professors, 150 of them full-time, who teach students from more than 100 countries in its master, PhD and executive education programs. We have more than 28 international representative offices for IE and our IE office in the Middle East is based out of the Dubai Financial Centre in the United Arab Emirates and we have been present in the Gulf region for more than a decade.

IE offers various programs for individuals along their career paths. IE University offers undergraduate and graduate programs and specializations. The programs are designed and implemented in compliance with the European Higher Education Area. We offer full time, part time MBA programs, short Executive Education courses and DBA / PhD at IE.
LEARNING SPONSOR: Training Calendar - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

LEARNING SPONSOR: Training Calendar

Training Calendar is the world’s first complete platform for skill development powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. It’s the only platform that enables corporates to update & upgrade existing Job Descriptions to global standards through JDSkills. On Training Calendar, corporates can get comprehensive organizational level Skill Matrix and Training Need Analysis (TNA) through AI Powered Skill Gap Analysis for all employees. It also automatically builds Skill based succession planning. Based on the TNA, it recommends different courses relevant to the skill gap of every employee of the company with a match % of skill outcome which will help them to re-skill and up-skill. In addition, corporates can use the Smart Training Procurement to publish their training requirements across the globe, receive bids, compare and finalize training providers based on critical criteria. The platform also helps the executives to find the right executive education programs provided by leading business schools and universities. Through a user friendly app, corporates can manage attendance & feedback, deliver self learning, live AV courses etc. Training calendar has also built an innovative skill based talent solution that enables recruiters to view a detailed analysis of profiles with a match % & shortlist the best-suited profiles. It also helps recruiters to collaborate with universities to publish campus jobs and recruit young talent from top universities.
NETWORKING PARTNER: Ashridge Hult - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition


For over 50 years, our number one priority has been educating executives. This means we have developed a mind-set and methodology that is laser focused on helping organizations improve and executives excel. At Ashridge, we measure our success by your success by offering world-class development programs for corporations, governments, and non-profit organizations. We design and deliver custom solutions to address a particular strategic need or to strengthen organizational talent.

We partner with you to identify your organizational needs, really understanding your context and what you are trying to achieve. This is reflected in the solutions we design with you.

We pioneered experiential learning and have been perfecting it for over 50 years. Neuroscience inspired experiential learning pushes participants out of their comfort zone, improving the stickiness of learning.
NETWORKING PARTNER: ICS Learn - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition


ICS Learn are the world’s most experienced online training provider. We combine 128 years of experience in flexible learning with a firm focus on the future and were the first CIPD centre to offer Foundation, intermediate and Advanced courses 100% online.

For individuals, our qualifications will supercharge your HR career with the international mark of expertise, prestige and professionalism. For businesses, our courses can complement or replace your existing training programme, transforming your team in line with international standards.
NETWORKING PARTNER: Silver Brook - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition


Silver Brook is a talent development solutions expert of international repute, driving its values strong for over a decade now. With over 12,000 days of training delivered and more than 250,000 delegates trained across geographies unbound, our 360-degree learning solutions−traversing Domain, Life and Leadership skills−speak of our celebrated existence in the industry.

We lend expertise and accelerate performance. And thus, help organizations bridge the ‘knowledge-skill’ gap in all areas pertinent to their resources’ competence − functional, technical, behavioral and leadership. With a strong team of industry-experienced specialists on our side and our continuous commitment to quality in learning effectiveness, our promise made is a promise delivered.
EXHIBITOR: BBHolding - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition


Adhering to our corporate values and vision, our success has meant that our portfolio has grown immensely by providing the highest quality transformation strategies possible.

Since day one – our energy, desire and enthusiasm influenced our journey of success. We are proud of what we have achieved whilst we are focusing on our development for the future of business transformation.

Our diversified solutions will enable BBHolding to spread its excellent practice and approach indefinitely and to bolster the very highest standards of excellence.
EXHIBITOR: Crestcom - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition


Crestcom International ranked four times as the World’s #1 Management Training Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine, is changing the way business is done in more than 60 countries. For more than 30 years, Crestcom International franchisees have trained business people across the globe in the areas of leadership, management and sales through our interactive Bullet Proof® Manager training program. Today, Crestcom has grown to become one of the industry’s most successful and widely used training programs among Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Companies. A Franchise Opportunity is now available for the UAE.
EXHIBITOR: Halifax Consulting - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

EXHIBITOR: Halifax Consulting

Halifax Consulting is a global consulting & training firm, specialized in sales and management performance. We are known for our hands on, blended approach, thanks to a unique combination of seasoned consultants and word-class digital tools (assessment, adaptive learning, training reinforcement, negotiation serious games).

With head offices in France and activities across Europe, Americas, Asia & Africa, we roll out international sales training & consulting projects in 12 languages, including Arabic.

To know more about Halifax Consulting, please visit our website at www.halifax-sales-performance.com
EXHIBITOR: ideas group - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

EXHIBITOR: ideas group

ideas group is all about performance. We believe in learning partnerships where leadership and talent development are fostered through tailor-made workshops, consulting engagements and transformational experiential learning experiences. With 4,500 projects executed in more than 26 countries since 2007, ideas group upgraded the performance of almost 100,000 people in 19 industries. www.ideasgrp.com
EXHIBITOR: MBSC - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

EXHIBITOR: Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College (MBSC) for Business and Entrepreneurship

MBSC of Business and Entrepreneurship is the first private institute of higher education in Saudi Arabia to focus on Entrepreneurial Education, offering MBA programs to both male and female students, in addition to Executive Education programs. Located at King Abdullah Economic City, MBSC was established through an international partnership between Emaar The Economic City, Babson Global (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babson College, USA), Lockheed Martin under the umbrella of the Economic Offset Program in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the MISK foundation.

MBSC accommodates full-time students with workplace experience as well as part-time students who continue to work full-time. The programs, in line with Babson’s approach to business education, are geared toward hands-on experiential learning that is practical and pragmatic and includes the start of new social or business ventures by students with the goal of allowing entrepreneurially minded students to develop the skills to build companies and create jobs in line with the economic diversification guidelines proffered in Vision 2030.
EXHIBITOR: Money Experts Institute - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

EXHIBITOR: Money Experts Institute

MEIT is located in Saudi Arabia. It is authorized from Ministry of Commerce and regulated by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation. MEIT is a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Saudi Arabia. MEIT is a member at the GCIBFI of Bahrain. MEIT is ILM Recognized Provider. MEIT introduces a package of training programs in the financial and managerial domains. These courses are provided to the banks, brokerage houses, institutions and governmental bodies in Saudi Arabia and GCC Countries. We also have a package of training courses for individuals and Business community. MEIT includes a group of professional and qualified trainers and instructors for all aspects of training courses we provide. Most of the instructors have a professional designations and holds PHD Degrees. We provide several training courses for the traders and investors of the financial markets in addition to the preparatory training courses for the financial designations examinations such as CFA, FRM, CMA, CMT and CTP. We also have training courses that are customized to meet the needs of the institutions and the private sector.
EXHIBITOR: Oakwood International - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

EXHIBITOR: Oakwood International

With over 16 years’ experience delivering training in the Middle East, Oakwood has delivered CIPD, CIM and ILM qualifications to thousands of students who were seeking to develop themselves professionally. We are the leaders in HR and Business training, recently becoming the first institute outside of the UK to offer the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma. Oakwood also work with clients throughout the region, developing bespoke training and programmes to help any organization’s needs. Come and discuss our options further at ATD 2018.
EXHIBITOR: Saba - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition


Saba’s cloud based talent management solutions are used by leading organisations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. We offer a full suite of talent applications which can extend learning and development to deliver on your critical talent outcomes:
  • Reduce time to competency with a better recruiting and onboarding process
  • Drive sales and new revenue opportunities by extending training to your partners and external workforce
  • Connect your learning and talent programs to individual and business performance
  • Develop your next generation of leaders with career planning and succession planning
  • Retain and reward the high performers you’ve developed with compensation management
  • Better align, engage and recognise your people with 360 feedback tools
Website: www.saba.com Tel: +44 (0)1344 382 950 Email: emeainfo@saba.com Address: Circa Building, The Ring, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1AA, United Kingdom
EXHIBITOR: Zobble Solutions - ATD Middle East Conference & Exhibition

EXHIBITOR: Zobble Solutions

Zobble Solutions has been a global front-runner in carrying the baton of online training for over 12 years developing 800+ custom content projects. Staying ahead of the curve be it through latest trends in Gamification or Microlearning, Zobble has always used technology innovation as its advantage.

With 15 international languages & 26 world-wide deployments, Zobble’s ever-adaptive and feature-rich Learning Platform( LMS) has been immensely appreciated by customers across diverse industries. Flexible commercial modes such as pay per use, on-cloud or on-premise make the Platform a preferred solution for growing needs of Organisations in areas of Classroom Training, Assessments and Performance Management. Zobble is represented in the Middle East by its Partner RAB HR ( www.rabhr.com)