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Supporting the Abu Dhabi Government’s 2021 vision in boosting the Emirate’s knowledge-based economy - this second annual Youth Preparedness & Knowledge Economy Summit mergers the past NAJAH Conference and the Best Practice in Emiratizations Forum to to foster high-level networking and conversations between local and international Academia, UAE major cross-industries organizations, and UAE’s key Government entities.
For C-level and exclusively by invitation only, the agenda of this summit is designed to cater collaboration and finding workable solutions for accelerating the country’s economic growth and boosting the employment and career preparedness of the youth.
In 2021, we continue hosting this high-impact networking platform where you can also join to share your thought-leadership and explore opportunities for strategic tie-ups and research & exchange collaboration with the participating academia and industries’ leading businesses.
"ADNOC participated at Tawdheef 2020 in order to source and hire Emirati talents for our 2030 smart development strategy and we have three different hiring objectives: the first one is the admission of high school graduates to ADNOC Technical Academy in order to train them for future technical jobs, the second one is for all Emirati students to apply and the third one is for Top high school and university graduates. The number of Emiratis who applied at our stand is very promising and we are looking forward to be here during Tawdheef 2021.” - Khaled AL Khoury, Chief Emiratisation Department at ADNOC
"EDGE Group was announced in November 2019 and this is our biggest participation at Tawdheef exhibition. We have 25 subsidiaries and we operate across 5 different industries. We have a unique and fun process to hire Emirati talents where we don’t rely only on resumes and applications, but we put the candidates through a personality test and a game to discover where he/she would fit best within the company." - Kahled Al Breiki, CEO of GAL – EDGE Group
"Overall, the event looks great, more busy than last year overwhelming volume of applicants. This event will boost the campaign of Emiratization and continue to develop social awareness of opportunities in private and government sectors."- Mark Hapatinga, Emirates Advanced Investments Group
"Excellent show. We were able to get good number of CVs and could interact with Emiratis talents" - Bouchra Navel, UAE Exchange
"Very good event, well designed and can easily find each company. Company representers did very well to represent their company and provided a lot of information." - Amna