Dubai – MENA Herald: In line with the UAE government’s vision to be one of the most innovative and happiest places to work and live in, Dubai Quality Group (DQG), under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, will host the Ideas Arabia 11th International Conference 2016 on 25th and 26th of April 2016 at Four Seasons Resort Dubai. This year’s conference, under the theme “Aspiring for Innovation and Happiness”, will feature international and local experts in the field of Suggestions & Rewarding Scheme, Innovation, Creativity and Workplace Happiness.
The enthralling two-day conference will be a forum where experts in Suggestion & Rewarding Scheme will exchange ideas aimed at bringing to the Middle East the latest developments in the Suggestion & Rewarding Scheme and talk about how implementing the schemes will benefit an organization and thus create a platform for people in the region to share their best practices, resulting in business productivity.
The eminent list of Guest Speakers include Scott Friedman, International Author and Motivational Speaker, Michael Allen, Innovator and Idea Management & Engagement Specialist, Khalid Al Ameri, Columnist and Speaker, Nancy Cruger, Sr. Compliance & Quality Specialist at Kane is Able, Anthony Denatale, Sr. Specialist- Innovation and Creativity, DEWA, Brenda Kelly, President, Ideas America, Paula Davis, Executive Director, Ideas America Anand Chulani, International Speaker, Legacy Advisor & Peak Performance Coach, Bob Hooey, International Speaker (AKA Canada’s Ideaman) and Gus Takkale, GTI Canada
Some of the topics that will be covered in the conference are:
Innovation in the Workplace – What is it & How to achieve it?
Innovative Approaches to finding Ideas
Why Didn’t I ‘THINK’ of That?
What’s so good about Innovation Anyway?
Celebrate! Lessons Learned From the World’s Most Admired Organizations
How Corporate Innovation Promotes Personal Growth and Engagement
Delivering Happiness
Best Practices from Innovative Associates

In addition to the talks and panel discussions lined up for the conference, one major highlight will be the announcement of the winners of the Ideas Arabia Competition 2016. An overwhelming number of entries were received to the competition this year, from all over UAE, as well as from Kuwait & Saudi Arabia, in various categories. The best submission from each category will be awarded, following which, one best submission will be awarded the Idea of the Year trophy. This will take place on the 2nd day of the conference – marking the finale of the event.
Ms. Fatma Buti Al Mheri, Chairman, DQG, expressed her vision saying, “DQG is committed to be the center of knowledge sharing for all topics related to Quality and Business Excellence. It is our honour to host Ideas Arabia every year and provide attendees with valuable knowledge, tools and techniques to implement new and effective management theories within their own organizations. We have incredible speakers lined up this year and are confident that the theme of Innovation and Happiness will resonate the vision of the UAE government.”
Emirates Global Aluminium, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, Dubai Municipality, Emirates Transport, Dubai Customs and ENOC have extended their support as the Sponsors of the conference.