Who would organize an event for event organizers if not us? So we did what we know best and prepared the 1st Rich Performance Meeting in Bratislava. This 1-day internal event took place on the 28th of February and we didn't go far from the office – just a few floors down using the elevator of Polus Tower I. By this, I hope we have established a new Fleming. tradition for the future.
Fleming. has been awarded again with prestigious Business Superbrands Award 2017
The Superbrands Brand Council has awarded Fleming. yet again with the prestigious Business Superbrands Award 2017. Representing a model of successful development and continuous improvement of brand value, Fleming. has been designated among an elite group of brands. The Superbrands Award represents a confirmation of our quality and encouragement for consumers in their daily decisions.
Fleming. Pharma events: Solutions beyond the pill
BRATISLAVA, January 25, 2017 – BEING the one responsible for drug discovery, development and manufacturing, the pharmaceutical industry plays a vitally important role. Its primary function is to develop and deliver effective medical products and services in order to prevent, alleviate and cure disease and improve patients' lives.
Do you know what Mesentery is?
Sounds like a mental illness, but it's not. You will find the answer at the end of this article :)
Fleming.'s charitable work with Plamienok.
Fleming. has decided to organise an internal donation for Plamienok – a Slovak non-profit organisation helping children with life-limiting diseases and their families at home, in hospice or a palliative home care programme. Everybody from our Bratislava office brought some of their old jewellery and books to work, so people could buy those they liked in exchange for donating a certain sum of money.
Let's make cities great again
“My dream is to become a doctor and perform operations when I grow up,” says 10-year-old Sin Yin Zi. “And I want to become a policeman and catch all the bad guys,” shouts 6-year-old Ken Chen.
The iKid finals: Fleming. was there
With more than 180 people in the audience, the fourth annual finals of the successful project iKid, supported in part by Fleming., took place on the 19th of May at Design Factory, Bratislava. Only the 13 most innovative teams, consisting of 4 – 6 children ages 10 to 14, advanced to the finals. Eva Baskova, Group Marketing Director at Fleming., was one of those making the pick.
Fleming. back at school.
Once upon a time, there were three good fairies and one mighty wizard. No, this is not a story about sleeping beauty – this is a story of how Fleming. came back to school. In fact, it is about us three marketers who were equipped with special superpowers such as creativity, wisdom and experience, and one designer who didn't need a magic wand, but a pencil and a piece of paper instead.
New space, new ideas – A little change can work wonders
Fleming.’s office is far more than just a roof over employees’ heads. Our company headquarters in Bratislava communicates the corporate personality and priorities to employees and clients. We believe that the office we’ve chosen will have positive and long-lasting effects on success of our business.
Who? Donald Duck? Or Donald Trump? or How Fleming. Took the Quiz
On the 7th of April Fleming. took a part in a Quiz Night organized by iKid (Innovative Kid), which is a competitive global project to support a new generation of young entrepreneurs. Project iKid focuses on the implementation of entrepreneurship skills into education to support primary schools in the development of creativity and innovation.
We run not only business.
The 11th Annual ČSOB Bratislava Marathon took place on 3 April 2016 at 10:00 am with a start in front of the Eurovea Gallery in Bratislava, close to the Danube river and the historical centre of the city.
We are Fleming. We are Superbrand
We are honored to announce that Fleming. has been awarded with the Business Superbrands Award 2016 for being a model of successful development and continuous improvement of brand value. It places us among the cream of the crop on the market and makes us one of the strongest players among the vast competition.
Fleming Group Integrates Operations, Merges as One Entity: 'Fleming.'
20th Nov 2015: Fleming Group, a leading global B2B event organizer announced today that it is re branding and is launching a new logo, tagline and website. The company has integrated its existing brands – Fleming Europe, Fleming Gulf, American Leaders and Kakushin under a single name: “Fleming.”. With this step, the company aims to synergize it's global operations and consolidate it's stronghold in the market.
Kingdom Cyber Security Forum Protecting Against Unknown Threats
In this digital era, cyber security protects and affects the unseen infrastructure that keeps the entire world functioning. Cybercrime is on the rise across the Middle East, specifically in Saudi Arabia, and protecting against cyber threats is an ongoing management challenge for organizations in the region. On the business front, with frequent cases of a new cyber breach as well as private information falling into the hands of cyber criminals, the need for comprehensive security analysis, assessment, and immediate actions has never been greater. A drive to an active engagement of all stakeholders, including entities and organizations – large and small - across every industry to coordinate their efforts to create a more secure nation is in motion.
Pan-European Private Placement market taking shape
The Pan-European private placement (PP) market is no doubt becoming a reality. With the progressing attempts to compile a series of standardised documentation and ongoing talks about some common regulations, the vision to create one single market for Europe is not only on a good path, but also on the way to joining mainstream corporate finance.
Azerbaijan on the right track to become regional safety leader
According to Safety Leadership Summit organisers and their research among Azerbaijani business leaders, 93% of them believe their employees follow safety rules thoroughly.
Are Pension Funds the Saviours of European Infrastructure?
Bratislava, February 24, 2015. Even though seven years have passed since the financial crisis struck, European investors are still very cautious when it comes to new projects. The financing of a 300 billion investment package of the new leader of the European Commission would thus be hanging in the air were it not for pension funds, which might emerge from this game as the strongest player – and in a sense also as the saviour of European infrastructure projects.
Spotlight on the future path of shared services
Many international companies are opting for shared services as a way of effective business management. A thorough discussion of the shared services business model and its further development is thus inevitable. The 6th Annual Shared Services Forum was organized with the clear intention to share different perspectives of high-ranking professionals. With information-hungry, communicative delegates from 50 companies onboard, the organizer of the event Fleming. is sure the forum far surpassed the standard of a well-arranged event and fulfilled the expectations of all involved parties.
Africa is heading for a miracle and you can be part of it
East Africa has huge potential for development. It is predicted that it will become a global energy supplier by 2025. However, it is also in real need of investment into crucial infrastructure. Meet the investors, energy & infrastructure developers and associations aiming for Africa's development at the Project Finance for Energy and Infrastructure East Africa Conference, taking place on 21 – 22 April 2015 in the former capital of Tanzania – Dar es Salaam.
Middle Eastern Companies Taking Extra Measures To Minimize Business Disruption
In today’s liberalized and competitive economy, organizations are becoming increasingly less tolerant of lapses in service and a proper design to reduce the risk from an unexpected disruption. As more businesses look at outsourcing, organizations that can continue to deliver services at the agreed levels and without disruptions, will continue to thrive. In an age of digitization, cloud based services and imminent cyber threats, are businesses prepared to survive a major disaster or is there a plan to be assured of the desired continuity of products and services at any point in time?
NCEMA Joins 5th Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Response Forum in Abu Dhabi
Today, the number of regional disasters is growing and the expectation is that they won’t subside anytime in the foreseeable future. As companies revisit their risk management approaches, many are discovering not only a lack of focus on the key risks to the organization, but also a lack of understanding of how the key risks can impact corporate performance. However, organisational resilience is on the rise and institutions are looking to have a stable business resilience program and how well can it be a part of the Business Continuity Program.
Looking for a new workspace design? Come to Amsterdam for inspiration!
AMSTERDAM, January 27, 2015 – “UPON entering their headquarters, you find yourself in a giant five-storey sunlit atrium with wooden beams and flooring. Once you take the elevator up and exit into their actual offices, you find wide open space, carts of healthy homemade gluten-free desserts being pushed around, a few dogs sitting by their owners, and rows of employees sitting side by side working together. On one of the floors, you find a massive kitchen area where employees are given high-quality meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, prepared by their on-site chefs." This is how Forbes introduced AirBnB's workspace in its October 2014 issue.
How to reduce costs in claims management
Dealing with claims is always about money. From the insurant's point of view, there is a feeling of safety and comfort that someone will take care of all the bad situations that might happen in their lives; but there is also the insurer's point of view. Besides being concerned about the client's needs and satisfaction, claims handling includes a lot of thinking about processing costs such as surveys, medical reports, expenses of legal procedures, fraud and many others. Those costs can be reduced – although it is not an easy process. It is more reminiscent of a vicious circle because saving money means using money in order to improve the saving process.
Homeland Security Summit Opens
September 29, Amman, Jordan - Under the esteemed patronage of the Ministry Of Interior, Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan; Fleming.'s 3rd Edition Middle East Homeland Security Summit commenced today at Le Royal Hotels & Resorts in Amman, Jordan. Hosted by the Directorate Of Gendarmerie - Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan and supported by the by six security establishments of the Jordanian Government, the summit kicked-off with an inaugural address by His Excellency Hussein Al-Majali, Minister of Interior, Jordan followed by the opening address by Major General Ahmad Ali Al Sweilmeen, General Director of Gendarmerie Forces, General Directorate Of,Gendarmerie, Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan.
Mega Event Security Summit - Prioritizing Safety For Uninterrupted Progress
Dubai is heading towards what promises to be an exciting event year in 2020 that will see the city become one of the top destinations for global businesses and tourism as well. With a massive influx of investment and people expected, there is also a need to strengthen its security infrastructure to ensure every event is a success. From ways to reduce vulnerability of the transport network to protecting critical infrastructure from emerging cyber threats - security is one of the top priorities for hosting any large scale event in the region.
MEHSS Jordan 2014: Addressing Middle East Homeland Security Challenges
The ongoing crisis in the Middle East regions coupled by the dynamic political economies of the GCC states, needs to be underpinned by a new and broader approach to national and regional security. While strengthening internal cohesion of a region is necessary, creating more inclusive and sustainable policies to overcome the long-term security challenges faced by governments remain vital. Prudent governments have realized the need to further expand their security expertise and stay up-to-date on the various internal and external threats to its citizens.
Positioning of SCRUM in the insurance world
People love to play. No matter how old we are, it's so much easier to stay motivated if we enjoy what we do, isn't it? Well, in the 90s, Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber felt exactly the same. They came up with a revolutionary idea to combine serious business with engaging activities which would bring co-workers together. And that's how SCRUM was born.
9th Annual HR Strategies in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum Opens in Dubai, UAE
12 May 2014, Bangalore: The 9th edition of the HR Strategies in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals forum, themed – ‘Inspiring the future leaders’ was officially inaugurated today at Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Hotel in Dubai by the forum chairman; Don Shoultz, Head of Learning and Development from BP, Exploration & Production Segment. With over 70 HR professionals from the oil, gas and petrochemical sector in attendance, the summit encouraged a world of ideas, solutions and open-dialogues on the evolving role of the HR function and the need to develop future leaders.
Digital Grids And Smart Cities: The Future
Spends on IT, Infrastructure, Power and Water in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are set to hit record highs in 2014. Aggressive development plans coupled with past investments in infrastructure, health and education, Saudi Arabia has paved a way for sustainable and efficient energy distribution alongside a deep focus on the quality of living standards across it's nation. With an aim of raising the contribution to the GDP by 20 percent by 2020, the Saudi Arabian Government and it's partners are committed on completing the development of it's smart city projects within project deadlines. By investing billions of dollars into the creation of economic cities in different regions, these projects have provided ample opportunities designed to maximize investment potential as well as deliver huge advantages to both the commercial and domestic sector.
Power And Desalination Summit Opens In Doha, Qatar
May 12th, 2014: Fleming.'s 3rd Edition Power And Desalination Summit was officially inaugurated today at The Grand Hyatt Hotel by summit chairman; Dr. Fareed Al Yagout - National Power Company, KSA, President. With over 100 professionals from the region in attendance, discussions on ongoing desalination developments in the region and potential roadblocks in the future were deliberated through comprehensive presentations and panel discussions.
Kingdom Cyber Security Forum 2014
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, (May 6, 2014) — Fleming.'s Kingdom Cyber Security Forum will take place on 12th and 13th of May 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The cyber security forum is a unique leadership platform that brings together industry, government and academic interests in an effort to improve the state of cyber security on both a domestic and international level. The Raytheon Company - an international aerospace and defense company headquartered in the USA, joins the summit as Official Host & Headline Sponsor showcasing their state-of-the-art technologies and solutions that have created waves in the global marketplace.
Dubai to host 9th Annual HR Strategies in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum
06 May 2014, Bangalore: Dubai is set to host the 9th Annual HR Strategies in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum between 12 – 14 May 2014. Organized by Fleming., the forum will take place at Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Hotel in Dubai and is sets out to address current challenges and issues faced by HR professionals in the energy sector. This premier HR forum convenes at a time when HR professionals are seeking newer and unexplored strategies that have a proven successful in companies that are reinforcing the importance of a talent value chain.
Digital Grids Smart Cities Summit Opens In Riyadh, KSA
May 5th, 2014: Fleming.'s 2nd Annual Digital Grids Smart Cities Summit was officially inaugurated today at The Riyadh Marriott Hotel by summit chairman; Dr. Essam Mitwally - General Consultant – Technology and Regulatory Strategic Studies, Saudi Telecom Company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With over 175 professionals from the region in attendance, discussions on ongoing smart city developments in the region and potential roadblocks in the future were deliberated through comprehensive presentations and panel discussions. “We are delighted to have the industry’s leading, most respected practitioners and thought leaders presenting this year. The Digital Grids Smart Cities Summit is becoming one of utility industry's most important annual event in the Kingdom and aims to redefine the importance of this technology in the Saudi market” said Harshal Bhalerao – producer from summit organizer - Fleming.
GCC's Recoverable Resource - Wastewater
The GCC water industry's most anticipated summit - 4th Annual Gulf Wastewater Summit, scheduled to take place between 19 – 20 May 2014 at Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai. Back for the fourth consecutive year, this sought after summit has become the primary summit for those involved in the field of water re-use technology to discuss, debate and align strategies to preserve, conserve and reuse this precious resource.
Digital Grids And Smart Cities Leading To The Future
Fleming.'s 2nd Annual Digital Grids And Smart Cities Forum, scheduled to take place between 05 - 06 May 2014 at the Riyadh Marriot Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has garnered immense response from technology pioneers who have turned reality into digital networks thereby enabling a contact-less and automated world. Baud Telecom Company (BTC) - acknowledged as one of the largest integrated ICT solution providers in the Middle East, who has played a primary role in the development of today’s local and regional information and communication technology, headlines the forum with a presentation on ' Laying the critical foundation for Saudi Smart Cities & Smart Grids'. BTC is recognized for its ability to introduce and integrate the latest global communication advancements there by maintaining its position at the fore-front of implementable Information Communication Technologies
Top Key Players To Participate In Power And Desalination Summit
According to Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), electricity demand will increase 10% annually over the next five years in Qatar. This massive demand for power has recently lead Kahramaa to pre-qualify bidders for the tender to build Qatar's next independent water and power project, which is scheduled to deliver its first power output in late 2016. Qatar is a water-scarce country, where the government has been spending billions of riyals to provide clean drinking water and uninterrupted supply of electricity to its people.
New Location for the 9th Annual HR Strategies In Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum Announced
10th April 2014 Bangalore, -Fleming Gulf's flagship HR forum for the energy sector in the Middle East, the Annual HR Strategies In Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum announced Dubai as the new location for it's 9th edition. Pooja Fotedar, event producer said “ The change in location to Dubai will also allow HR practitioners from the Middle East to experience the wave of excitement in the UAE post the announcement of the Expo2020 win". She also added that format of the event remains unchanged and will showcase a speaker panel of over 20 leading regional and international HR practitioners who have redefined, re-articulated and refined HR strategies that have stood the test of time.
Fleming.'s 4th edition of the highly successful Gulf Wastewater Summit on every GCC stakeholders calendar.
On account of the increasing population in the GCC region coupled with the developmental plans for Expo2020 in Dubai, steps to implement waste water re-use is on every country's national agenda . As per the recent news, a thorough review of existing infrastructure and new system requirements is underway in The Emirate. Coordinated by a national committee compromising of leading government authorities, the review will set a foundation to achieve 100% water re-use by 2018.
HR Leaders To Share Their Strategies At The 9th Annual HR Strategies In Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum
10th March 2014 Bangalore, - Human capital volatility is a top concern for the energy sector in the Middle East. The importance of the sector - a business that deals with the country's natural resources and therefore has a direct impact the national economy, demands that recruiting the right talent and retaining them from across verticals ensures zero gap in around the clock business operations. Training and development, succession planning, use of technology and many more are skills required by Human Resource personnel to deal with ongoing and unforeseen HR challenges in any organization.
2nd Annual Digital Grids And Smart Cities Summit: Bridging The Digital Divide
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has constantly embraced new concepts and ideas that aim to improve the standard of living, infrastructure and energy efficiency in the GCC. In recent years, the rapid development of economic cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has instigated a new era for economic wealth and prosperity. A collaboration between the government and private sector has seen these developments attract foreign investors as well as offer many opportunities in the infrastructure, utilities and technology market.
Hard work vs. healthy work: Dame Carol Black on occupational health and its challenges
Vienna, 30th of January - What happens when two of the most prominent experts in health & safety meet to discuss their respective findings? One thing is for sure, it doesn't stop with chit-chat and coffee, instead some of the hottest topics in the field surface. Professor Andrew Curran, Director of Health and Safety Laboratory, reveals his experience after he had the chance to meet Professor Dame Carol Black.
Middle Eastern Companies Deploying Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans
Today, Middle Eastern companies across the spectrum, who experience disasters, fail to revive back in terms of customer retention, infrastructure losses and financial cost. To safeguard themselves in the occurrence of such events, it is important that organizations examine the processes, policies and procedures related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure that is critical to them after a natural or human-induced disaster. It's vital to build business continuity and emergency response plans to maintain personnel safety and restore the operations for every organization.
The Need For Better Disaster Preparedness In The Middle East
Fleming.'s 4th Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Response Forum comes back to Abu Dhabi from 11th to 13thFebruary 2014; creating an overall awareness on Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Emergency Responses and Disaster Management. Business continuity has gained significant interest as organizations are increasingly prioritizing the need for data protection, as well as long term practicality, commitment to good corporate governance and compliance towards overseas regulations.