6th HR and People Development Summit Dubai

5-6 February 2025
JW Marriott Hotel Marina

About the Summit

The Summit Events team are based in the heart of London. The HR Summit is our longest-running annual event and marked its 30th anniversary in October 2023.

We pride ourselves on creating high quality networking events for the HR sector. Our aim is to help organisations with their changing needs.

The HR and People Development Summit Dubai is your chance to attend an exclusive ‘invitation only’ event, reserved for 55 L&D and HR Decision makers on site, creating unparalleled networking opportunities. The HR and People Development Summit in Dubai helps companies enhance their business profile in the MENA region.

Who's attending?

  • Head of/Director of HR

  • Head of/Director of Talent, Learning & Development

  • Head of/Director of Organisational Development

Attending as a Delegate

Standard Delegate Entry

If you are a Director of HR, L&D, Organisational Development or equivalent, you can gain free access to the Summit and meet with our innovative solution providers whilst also taking part in our conference, listening to our engaging speaker sessions. In advance of the Summit, you will pre-select the sessions and vendors that are of interest and, based on your preferences, we’ll create your personalised schedule.

Interested? Register for your place here!

  • Network and share best practice with peers

  • Business ‘speed dates’ with top solution providers

  • Take part in strategy sessions and round table discussions

  • Informal networking opportunities during coffee breaks, lunches and the evening cocktail reception

Delegate Conference Pass

Delegates now have the opportunity to gain access to our conference and listen to our top-speaker sessions, engaging panels and keynote speakers with our Delegate Conference Pass. Network with other HR & L&D leaders without attending the 1:1 meeting meetings with solution providers.

Get in touch with the team for more information and pricing

Attending as a vendor

As a vendor, you can benefit from a set number of face-to-face meetings with engaged and qualified senior HR buyers who are actively seeking business. You can pre-select who to meet, to ensure worthwhile meetings.

If you are interested in hearing more about our meeting packages and sponsorship opportunities, please register your interest and a member of the team will be in touch soon.

In addition to our set 1:1 meeting packages, vendors now have the opportunity to add a table-top stand. Maximise your networking opportunities and expand your brand's presence at the Summit with promotional materials such as brochures or banners.


Get a sense of what our Dubai Summit looks like in the video below

“So far, with my interactions with delegates, the quality of the delegates I have met and networked with has been very high and they are the decision makers. My meetings have been very fruitful already, we have had discussions about going forward on some of the solutions that we provide and I’m very positive about the future!”

Skills Cafe,

“The event has been great, with high quality meetings, good conversations and new connections, for us it’s been a really good event!”


“The atmosphere was charged with enthusiasm, as participants from diverse backgrounds came together to engage in dynamic discussions and explore innovative solutions to the pressing challenges facing our industry. The calibre of speakers and the depth of insights shared truly elevated the experience, leaving attendees inspired and equipped with actionable strategies to drive positive change”

Head of HR - Falcon Technologies,

Networking Partner 2024

Delegates 2024

Here’s a snapshot of delegates attending in 2024

Get in touch with us to gain access to the full list and hear who plans on attending the next summit

Media Partners 2024

Speakers 2024

See below for the 2024 speakers

Register your interest in the 6th HR & People Development Summit Dubai

JW Marriott Hotel Marina, 5-6 February 2025

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- the confirmed list of attendees
- instructions on how to apply for a delegate place
- sponsorship options

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