Serving more than 500 million people worldwide, Cisco is the trusted leader in Collaboration that transforms how people connect, communicate, and create. The Cisco Collaboration portfolio offers innovative solutions for businesses of all sizes, supporting your calling, meeting, messaging, and contact center needs. Our solutions include both hardware and software solutions that are designed to not only work seamlessly together, but also integrate with your existing productivity tools. Whether you’re looking for cloud services or on-premise infrastructure, we have a solution for you. As the largest enterprise security company in the world, security has always been at the core of what we stand for as a company and how we’ve designed our products from the ground up. When the world needs to work, the world works on Webex.
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Official Innovation Partner
BIC ( BIG INNOVATION CENTRE )
BIG INNOVATION CENTRE aims to build global innovation and investment hubs that make the world more purposeful and our cities happier – through the enormous potential of future-tech, creativity, and innovation.
The aim of Big Innovation Centre – Middle East is to support the transformation of the Middle East into a smart knowledge economy and to create a better life for all. The purpose is to reduce the dependency on oil in an ambitious shift towards high tech leadership, diversify in the economy, and to think forward about the future innovation ecosystem and the public sector as an enabler in the region.
In doing so it will engage with key stakeholders from leading businesses, government, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and most of all, with the Youth who ‘owns’ the future. We will take on key projects from public bodies and private businesses which supports our purpose, and to help them raise their innovative capabilities.
Never has the time and place been more timely. Together, we will create the taskforces that implement the 2030 Vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and prototype a new future for our smart city-regions as Neom.
Our communities are the creators and users of the eco-system – connecting and contributing in the realization of the National 2030 Vision.
We are a multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen back in April 4, 1975. A Software and platform company that developes, manufactures, licenses, support companies as well as consumer.
Our mission “to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more” in enduring. It drives who we are and everything we do, emphasizing our passion to empower both the people and the lasting institutions they build. As we consider the opportunities and the pressing challenges facing the world today, as we work to empower th 7 billion people on the planet, we must recommit to this sense of purpose and mission, and redefine what “achieving more” means for the wolrd. Looking forward, we believe empowerment to achievemore has four interconnected components:
- Power broad economic growth through tech intensity
- Ensure that this economic growth in inclusive
- Build trust in technology and its use
- Commit to sustainable future
We cover multiple solution areas that cut across tech intensity as well as built in with trust – Modern Work, Modern Life, Business Applications, Applications and Infrastructure, Data & AI, Gaming, Search, ads and news, and Security & Compliance.
We can only achieve our mission if we’re able to create culture that supports it. Microsoft was over 40 years old in 2014 when we annouced our new mission and culture. We’ve spent these past years creating the environment and behavioral frameworks to ensure that everyone has clarity, knowledge and tools to do the work of removing internal obstacles that stand in the way of achieving our mission. The few culture that we focus on are growth mindset, Values, Manager Expectations as well as leadership principles.
Poly is a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration. Poly combines legendary audio expertise and powerful video and conferencing capabilities to overcome the distractions, complexity and distance that make communication in and out of the workplace challenging. Poly believes in solutions that make life easier when they work together and with our partner’s services. Our headsets, software, desk phones, audio and video conferencing, analytics and services are used worldwide and are a leading choice for every kind of workspace. For more information, please visit: www.poly.com/sg/en
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International Workplace Group
International Workplace Group, IWG believes that business success is underpinned by the effectiveness and happiness of its people. So they made it their mission to help millions of people have a great day at work – every day.
IWG has drawn upon its 30-year heritage in flexible workspace to create a world leading commercial real estate platform. Its portfolio of operating brands, including Regus, Spaces, Signature by Regus, HQ and No18, offers an unrivalled level of choice for businesses of all sizes and budgets. With over one million workspaces and a presence in hundreds of countries , cities, towns, and transport hubs worldwide, IWG has the world’s largest network of flexible workspaces and a full suite of business support services to enable people to focus on their core business and enjoy a great day at work.
At Crestron, we build technology for every way people work, everywhere in the world – from desktop to boardrooms, offices to multi-nationals. Technology that adapts to what you have and prepares you for what you’ll need. Platforms, devices, and systems designed to improve communication and collaboration. All managed by a cloud-based system for easy deployment, monitoring and upgrading. At Crestron we create faster, better, simpler solutions so people can work faster, better, and more productively.
Our products are backed by more than 90 fully staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to our World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.
THE EXECUTIVE CENTRE
The Executive Centre (TEC) opened its doors in Hong Kong in 1994 and today boasts over 135+ centres in 32 cities and 14 countries. It is the third largest serviced office business in Asia with annual turnover in excess of US$275 million.
The Executive Centre caters to ambitious professionals and industry leaders looking for more than just an office space – they are looking for a place for their organization to thrive. TEC has cultivated an environment designed for success with a global network spanning Greater China, Southeast Asia, North Asia, India, Sri Lanka, the Middle East, and Australia, with sights to go further and grow faster. Each Executive Centre offers a prestigious address with the advanced infrastructure to pre-empt, meet, and exceed the needs of its Members. Walking with Members through every milestone and achievement, The Executive Centre empowers ambitious professionals and organizations to succeed.
Privately owned and headquartered in Hong Kong, TEC provides first class Private and Shared Workspaces, Business Concierge Services, and Meeting & Conference facilities to suit any business’ needs.
For more information please visit www.executivecentre.com
Leveraging its ground-breaking sensing technology, PointGrab is the pioneer and de-facto standard of office workspace optimization solutions. Its flagship product, CogniPoint, is a highly advanced smart sensing solution for smart buildings, providing rich and informative insights into occupants’ behavior and space utilization, while ensuring individual privacy. PointGrab is the market leader in this space and collaborates with many partners in the facility management and building ecosystems to deliver flexible and efficient solutions that improve commercial real estate business performance.
JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management.
JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of US$18.0 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 94,000. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com
Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan)
Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) is the premier professional accounting body, enacted through an Act of Parliament to regulate and promote the profession of Management Accountancy in Pakistan. It is the member of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC); Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA); South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) and International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).
Members of ICMA Pakistan are known for their expertise in the areas of Business Planning and Development, Operational Management, Financial Management, Cost Management, Tariff setting, Risk Management, Taxation and Corporate Affairs. Currently, the Institute has more than 7,000 members working in almost every sector of the economy.
The Institute is governed by the National Council of ICMA Pakistan which has the overall responsibility for strategic planning and development of the institute. The National Council comprises of high performing people from diverse backgrounds with widespread market recognition who are committed and determined to play a dynamic role to lead the Institute as one of the best professional institutions in the world imparting management accounting education, producing ethical management accountants and delivering best in class products and services.
Teknion is an international designer, manufacturer and marketer of office systems and related products, including demountable walls, storage and filing, seating, casegoods, tables, and ergonomic furniture. We are a privately held company with corporate headquarters based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The U.S. headquarters is located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Since its inception in 1981, Teknion has grown to approximately 3,300 employees worldwide and has approximately 3 million square feet of facilities, including manufacturing plants, showrooms, corporate headquarters and sales offices worldwide.
XTRA began in 1995, at the transformative epoch of Malaysia’s development. This was the time of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and world-class KLIA with many other sophisticated buildings and interiors coming to the forefront. Foreign consultants and returning Malaysians from the design industry found XTRA’s offering of leading contemporary European brands, which resonated with their design sensibilities for the creation of their world-class projects. With this heightened design consciousness, XTRA grew from a humble 1,000 sqft space into an expansive 20,000 sqft design gallery at The Gardens Mall. XTRA features the world’s foremost brands in designer kitchens, wardrobes, office furniture, indoor/outdoor furniture and lighting. Our passion for design has been unwavering and we continue to provide design solutions to our clients in the private and contract spheres, optimising aesthetics and perfecting functionality.
XTRA does not conform to any specific design typology.
XTRA nonconformist | divergent elevated.
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Work&Place is a global resource for people with a professional interest in the intersection of work with digital, cultural and physical space. Since 2012, it has engaged the world’s most progressive workplace thinkers to explore cutting edge ideas about the ever-changing and transdisciplinary nature of work and place. workandplace.com web site is full of information, including over 100 articles selected from the Work&Place Journal plus the extensive W&P blog and the Journal itself.
HR in Asia
HR in Asia is a human resource online media publication. We cover Human resources News, trends, interviews, and events articles across Asia. We covering the latest developments in the domains of employer branding, recruitment, retention, employee relations, people development, HR technology, and outsourcing.
HR in Asia seeks to connect psychological insights with the best practices and experiences of HR professionals, business owners, and C-level executives in the corporate sector. In addition, we provide the latest developments and trends in the regional HR space for employees and job-seekers that seek to understand.
Elemental is a communications consultancy that simplifies global communications between brands and all of its stakeholders.
Elemental is a proven global content marketing, media relations, PR and social media specialist – integrating data, creativity and marketing.
Social Media Portal (SMP)
The Social Media Portal (SMP) is a global news and information directory.
Showcasing social media and related technology its free resources benefits academics, analysts, advertisers, businesses, marketers, PRs, researchers etc.
Allwork.Space is an online news publication that delivers a broad range of news, trends, tips and insights from the flexible workspace industry. The flexible workspace industry encompasses all types of workers and workspaces — digital nomads and agile corporate teams, business centers and coworking spaces, and everything in between. If you have some interest in flexible work, whether you are an incubator center owner, software developer for a center operating system or a coworking member, Allwork.Space is written for you.
AllWork.Space also provides a no-commission directory for flexible workspace operators to list their space and attract potential clients. We also work in conjunction with All Good Work, a foundation that helps nonprofits and charities find affordable work space by partnering with workspace operators that have unused space and are willing to give it to organizations at a low cost.
HR Technologist is a part of Ziff Davis B2B media network. Recognized as a pioneer in targeted HR domain, HRTechnologist is one of the fastest growing media brands providing unbiased news, industry perspectives and in-depth research for HR professionals. The publication offers the latest news on HR technology through digitized solutions, features and interviews. These solutions can be used to make organization stand out in the HR community. Visit www.hrtechnologist.com for more information.
Innovation Leadership Forum
The Innovation Leadership Forum aims to catalyze the innovative spirit and action in organisations and help their members to understand how to foster an innovation-friendly climate that encourages change and nurtures knowledge. It does so through a number of different tools, resources and activities, as well as consultative support that is helpful to senior level executives. Link:
Women Who Code
Women Who Code prepares this generation of women in tech to be tomorrow’s role models. This global nonprofit that started as a community group in 2011 and has since grown to 167,000 members spanning 20 countries.
AsianNGO is the prime source of information on grants and funding opportunities, learning tools and knowledge resources, partnerships, news, events and policy updates in the development sector across Asia.
As a social enterprise venture and the official media arm of ASSIST (Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation), AsianNGO is the first and only platform for Asia’s social sector and was initiated to address the three main issues that NGOs face today: finding funds, partners and relevant learning resources for better management.
FindBiometrics is your leading industry resource for all information on biometrics identification and identity verification systems and solutions. We have the latest daily news from the global biometric and identity management business community, a comprehensive vendor list, informative articles, interviews with industry leaders, exclusive videos, links to biometric associations and a calendar of the most important current industry news events and conferences. For more than a decade we have brought you the top industry news, answering all of your questions, and have remained an integral player in the biometrics community. Now, here in the industry’s most rapid growth period, we are here to keep you more connected, knowledgeable, and up-to-date on the latest identity management news than ever before.
Mobile ID World
Mobile ID World is here to bring you the latest on mobile authentication solutions and application providers. Our company is dedicated to providing users with the best content and cutting edge information on technology, news, and mobile solutions for your mobile identity management needs.
From the same minds that brought you FindBiometrics, Mobile ID World is committed to bringing you the best information, in a quick, contextual, and comprehensive way. Mobile ID World is your authorized go-to source for everything in strong mobile authentication. This includes: M2M, NFC, access control, biometrics enabled smartphones and anything that promises to make life more convenient and secure.