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Awards

Celebrating Great People Doing Great Work

150+ Award Submissions | 350+ Attendees | 20+ Expert Judges | 18 Award Categories | 1 Exciting Evening

Congratulations to the 2019 Future Workplace Award Winners

  

Best Employee Engagement Strategy

UAS INTERNATIONAL TRIP SUPPORT - WINNER
ABU DHABI FINANCE - MARK OF EXCELLENCE



Best Employee Wellness and Wellbeing Program

DUBAI ASSET MANAGEMENT BY DUBAI HOLDING - WINNER
ETISALAT - MARK OF EXCELLENCE


Best Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

MERCK SHARP AND DOHME IDEA - WINNER
AXA INSURANCE - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

HR / L&D Technology and Digital Champion

MEDIA ONE HOTEL -  WINNER
IBM - MARK OF EXCELLENCE


HR Technology Provider of the Year (Vendor)

LUNAR ROCK TECHNOLOGIES - WINNER
CLEARMOVE - MARK OF EXCELLENCE


Best Recruitment & Onboarding Strategy

LANDMARK GROUP -WINNER
EMIRATES FLIGHT CATERING - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Best Graduate Recruitment Program

ETISALAT - WINNER
EMAAR ECONOMIC CITY -MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Best Learning and Organisational Development Strategy

DUBAI SILICON OASIS AUTHORITY -WINNER
UAE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND PREVENTION - MARK OF EXCELLENCE 

Best Talent Development Strategy

DAFZA - WINNER
ROADS AND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY - RTA - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Best Executive and Leadership Development Strategy

KUWAIT AVIATION FUELLING COMPANY (KAFCO) - WINNER
MAX FASHION - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

L&D Training Provider of the Year (Vendor)

PROPEL INTERNATIONAL - WINNER
THE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR APPLIED RESEARCH & TRAINING - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Best HR Transformation and Change Management Strategy

MB PETROLEUM SERVICES - WINNER
EMAAR HOSPITALITY GROUP - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

HR / L&D Director of the Year

ROHIT MANUCHA from AUJAN COCA COLA BEVERAGES COMPANY - WINNER
DALE GOULD from ATLANTIS, THE PALM - WINNER

SANDEEP KHOSLA from FITNESS FIRST MIDDLE EAST - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

HR Team of the Year

ABU DHABI POLICE - WINNER
ATLANTIS, THE PALM - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

HR’s Future Leader

SAMANTHA MENDONCA from ATLANTIS, THE PALM - WINNER
MINA ADEL RADY AZIZ from MASSAR SOLUTIONS - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Best Women Development and Leadership Programme

TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES - WINNER
ABU DHABI POLICE - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

Employer of the Year

CHALHOUB GROUP -WINNER
EMRILL SERVICES - MARK OF EXCELLENCE

HR’S MOST LAVISH NIGHT RECOGNISING THE BEST TALENT IN THE REGION


Future Workplace Awards (formerly known as Middle East HR Excellence Awards) showcases the best HR talent in the Middle East and honors HR professionals in government and the private sector for their outstanding contributions in creating a high performing workforce for the future.

Why you should take part in Future Workplace Awards?

SHOWCASE YOUR BRAND
  1. Being a part of Future Workplace Awards provides your brand access to global and regional marketing platforms via online and offline media.
  2. Your participation affirms that your organisation is investing in HR and has an active agenda to improve your workplace, satisfying current employees and attracting talent.
RECOGNISE & MOTIVATE YOUR TEAMS
  1. Entering the Future Workplace Awards is a way to thank and honour valued employees and to show you care about the future of your workplace, making you more attractive as an employer.
  2. Your award application helps reflect on the achievements, challenges and areas of improvement which is vital for any developing business.
  3. Being nominated, shortlisted or winning an award can help boost staff morale and improve
    motivation.


CELEBRATE IN STYLE
  1. The awards are an excellent opportunity to network with hundreds of senior HR professionals, showcase your work and learn from others.
  2. Celebrate all the hard work and successes of the industry with 18 awards, covering every aspect of work including; Employee Experience, HR Technology, Recruiting, L&D and Achieving Excellence in HR.

Future Workplace Awards Categories

Our mission is to champion best practices for HR practices and HR initiatives which will help develop employee experience, businesses and the industry. Last year, 17 HR experts judged 140+ companies across the 18 categories below.

Best Employee Engagement Strategy

This award recognises the importance of employee engagement in today’s businesses. The awarded initiative is one where engagement levels are improved as results of an HR initiative.

Best Employee Wellness and Well-being Programme

Recognising employers which place employee well-being centre stage within the organisation and have embedded a strong culture of health and wellness.

Best Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

This will be awarded to an organisation that is dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive and tolerant workplace

2019 HR / L&D Technology and Digital Champion

This award recognises the employer that has successfully embraced digital disruption to move HR and/or L&D forward.

HR Technology Provider of the Year (Vendor)

This award looks for innovative service providers that create, implement and integrate HR technology solutions for clients on a specific people-related project.

Best Recruitment & On-boarding Strategy

Employer who has excelled in creating an effective recruitment and on-boarding atmosphere that is conductive to employees’ smooth introduction to the company

Best Graduate Recruitment Programme

This award recognises the efforts of the organisation in attracting high calibre talent from top-notch universities.

Best Learning and Organisational Development Strategy

The award will recognise an organisation that has implemented an innovative and successful L&D and OD strategy.

Best Talent Development Strategy

This award honours the organisation which has developed a very well integrated strategy to recruit, manage, develop and retain talent.

Best Executive and Leadership Development Strategy

Rewarding the implementation and planning of a coaching, training and executive development strategy to promote and develop leaders

L&D Training Provider of the Year (Vendor)

This award recognises a provider that creates and delivers a broad range of employee training programmes and products for clients

Best HR Transformation and Change Management Strategy

This award recognises employers that have successfully delivered a major HR business transformation project.

HR Director of the Year

A senior HR executive / director who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and business best-practice in developing effective HR strategies which have significantly benefited their business throughout the last 12 months

HR Team of the Year

An award to recognise the collective effort of HR teams within the business

HR’s Future Leader

An emerging talent in the field of HR who shows high potential for future achievement in the profession.

Best Women Development and Leadership Programme

The award will recognise an organisation that has developed and implemented a women development and women leadership programme

Employer of the Year (Public Sector)

This award honours the leading public sector employer that can demonstrate superior people development strategies resulting in a productive, engaged and motivated workforce becoming an employer of choice.

Employer of the Year (Private Sector)

This award honours the leading private sector employer that can demonstrate superior people development strategies resulting in a productive, engaged and motivated workforce becoming an employer of choice

Judging Panel

This year we have a panel of 20 judges, who have each dedicated their time and their efforts to score the award entries.

Our judging panel is made up of internationally recognised and respected judges from a variety of industry sectors and disciplines. The panel are carefully selected to ensure the selection process is fair and objective. The judges are bound to a strict confidentiality agreement and are required to declare any conflict of interest in entries over which they deliberate and to stand aside from deliberations concerning those entries.


2019 Future Workplace Awards - Platinum Sponsor

2019 Future Workplace Awards - Gold Sponsors

2019 Learning & Development Partner