CELEBRATING BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

TRANSFORMING THE ARAB WORLD THROUGH UNIQUE INSIGHTS FROM BUSINESS AND POLITICAL LEADERS


APRIL 11, 2017

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY - SAUDI ARABIA

About Top CEO


A red carpet awards ceremony celebrating achievements of Top CEOs in the GCC.
Organized by TRENDS magazine and INSEAD business school, the Top CEO Awards targets
the region’s most affluent people, CEOs, CMOs, Presidents and VPs.
Top CEO is the only regional ranking based on the financial statements of publicly listed companies.
It is an award ceremony to celebrate the achievement of the region’s top players in the market,
making Top CEO the most credible and transparent awards in the region.






Conference


The Top CEO Conference is an open discussion among thought leaders, executives and officials.
Its purpose is to bring global issues – specifically, disruption – into a regional context, helping
executives and leaders look at the possible impact of such issues and consider the best ways to
take their organizations forward, while taking advantage of the coming transformations.
The conference’s format will comprise both on-record and off-record sessions,
allowing delegates to discuss and exchange ideas freely.






Awards


The awards function will be organized to honor business leaders of the GCC region.
The Top CEO list also looks into the transparency of a company.
All of the companies listed on GCC stock exchanges are evaluated.
At the Top CEO awards ceremony every year, the 100 best-performing companies and CEOs will be announced.
Mediaquest’s Top CEO Awards are distinctive in the GCC region because only
the CEOs of listed companies are eligible. The awards are based on the companies’ financials;
furthermore, the process is transparent and audited. TRENDS is also working closely with
INSEAD to ensure that the formula is the most accurate and also with Hawkamah
to ensure that corporate governance and disclosure criteria form a part of the ranking.





Top CEO 2017 Agenda

A glimpse of the schedule

ADAPTING TO DISRUPTION – NEW ROLES, NEW REALITIES


The GCC and the Middle East are at a turning point, with old business models and alliances breaking down. The region is emerging into a new reality where young leadership is in charge and business is transforming.
The 2015 drop in oil prices can be a blessing in disguise for GCC economies.Resilience and growth are by-products of change – and change has been the key element over the past year.
With plans for structural reforms, the gradual end of the welfare state thanks to the progressive slashing of subsidies, as well as new taxes and new governance regulations, GCC economies are preparing for a post-oil era.
Income tax is not a taboo anymore. Privatization of government assets and building strong public-private partnerships are being implemented to diversify economies. The economic, financial and structural changes in the GCC are bound to have a ripple effect on the business world.
The real repercussions of this change will be felt in the coming years as the new policies are implemented. However, business leaders have strong responsibilities on their shoulders amidst this transformation.

Information, knowledge, perseverance, adaptability, collaboration and visionary leadership will help the region’s businesses ride the waves of change effectively.
The Top CEO Conference in 2017 will focus not only what is changing, but also on how these changes will affect businesses in general. Plenary and breakout sessions will also delve into the future of business in the region and how business models in the GCC countries are reshaping themselves to in this ever-changing world.

MIDDLE EAST'S PERCEPTION PROBLEM


What image is the GCC projecting to Europe and the rest of the world? Can this perception be changed? What have the main issues been? Why has the region not been able to articulate a good communication strategy toward the West?


AMEX

Speakers 2017

Tickets

Platinum

Tables are reserved in zones. Located near the VIP area, and close to the stage, Platinum tables are limited. Each table has a sitting of 10 persons.

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Gold

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Silver

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Bronze

Bronze tables are located towards the entrance of the hall, and at distance of the stage. Each table has a seating of 10 persons.

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Platinum Individual

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Gold Individual

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Silver Individual

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Bronze Individual

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STRATEGIC SPONSOR

AMEX

Sponsors

Strategic Partner

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY

KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY

Official Car Sponsor

Maserati

Maserati

Maserati

Timekeeper Sponsor

Panerai

Panerai

Panerai

Private Aviation Partner

Saudi Private Aviation

Saudi Private Aviation

Saudi Private Aviation

Silver Sponsor

DHL

DHL

DHL

Bronze Sponsors

Deloitte

Deloitte

Deloitte
CAPITAL CLUB

CAPITAL CLUB

CAPITAL CLUB
Parthenon-EY

Parthenon-EY

Parthenon-EY

Official English Media Partner

Arab News

Arab News

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