PEOPLE EMPOWERING BUSINESS 
FORUM & AWARDS 2024

10th Anniversary Special Edition  

November 26
InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest
Le Diplomate Hall 

About the event

Now in its 10th edition, PEOPLE EMPOWERING BUSINESS FORUM & AWARDS GALA 2024 aims at acknowledging and celebrating the leaders and their teams who have made exceptional contributions to empowering the work environment and made a significant mark to broader business community. For 2024’s anniversary edition, both the Forum and Awards Gala shine a light to the best-in-class professionals from cross-sectors in the Romanian economy.

This year’s special FORUM & AWARDS GALA event will take place on 26th of November at InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest (former Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest), Le Diplomate Hall.  

KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

• Enable cross-functional collaboration: position developers, tenders, administrators and consultants at the executive leadership table
• Talk Numbers: analyze the ROI of operational practices & convey a data story to your business leaders
• Upgrade your KPIs: the workforce metrics you need to use to meet your workplace KPIs
• Elevate the Customer Experience: the mission critical priority to drive enhanced business results
• Career Development: establish and advance a data-driven and people-centric organizations  

WHO ARE THE ATTENDEES?

• Heads of Workforce Planning and Recruitment, Organizational Development & Capability
• Leaders of the HR industry
• HR solutions & technology providers
• Workplace professionals 

PARTNERS

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Platinum Partners

Gold Partners

Partner

Supporting Partners

Media Partners

AGENDA

15:30 – 16:00

Registration &Coffee

16:00 – 17:20

LEADERS FORUM

17:20 – 18:20

Networking cocktail & Gala Dinner

18:20 – 20:00

PEOPLE EMPOWERING BUSINESS AWARDS GALA

THE FORUM

The Forum recaps the fundamentals of a healthy, evolving and meaningful manner of working in a challenging and ever-changing business environment, accompanied and defined by the new technologies. The middle management rise, people analytics, HR tech stack, AI, inclusivity, workplace community, wellbeing and social mentoring are only some of the highlights of 2024. This year has been all about technology, leadership and communication in the common mission to ease and reframe the productivity metrics for more cohesive workspaces and building the employee engagement and a strong employer branding.

In a nutshell, in 2024, the focus is on creating a more cohesive and engaged employee experience. The emphasis on inclusive cultures, skill-building, and social mentoring signals a shift towards a more human-centered and dynamic approach to work. The forum depicts the insights of leaders over the experience of the past year and what differentiates the standard from performance 

TOPICS

01.

CONNECTED AND TRULY ENGAGED IN THE COMPANY CULTURE

In 2024, employers and employees headed for a relationship reset. The leaders re-tooled the management strategies to better support the changing needs of their workforce and organizational culture. Those who succeed are the best at engaging teams, people, maintained connection and instill the presence and availability reaction.
What stays at the foundation of building a strong company culture?  

02.

THE ONGOING LEARNING REVOLUTION: THE PREVALENCE OF COACHING & MENTORING 

The continuous learning and organizational agility integration into the DNA of companies has been a powerful trend also in the past years and also 2024. The upskilling and reskilling forms of supporting people to evolve in the company is a long-term strategy and it comes with challenges. Building the sentiment of belonging and managing the risk of exclusion and detachment stays at the core of social mentoring and ongoing and consistent coaching.
Which are the perspectives of reaching performance and personal fulfilment through coaching & mentoring?  

03.

CONSISTENCY IS KEY, TALENT IS A BONUS  

Talent management has always been among the major factors to define how businesses perform and bring the added value in the game of competition. Finding, keeping and motivating the right people in the right position and supporting them to navigate with agility in the tech and tasks’ stack has a strong ally: promoting and asking for consistency, because talent is just a word without it.
What stands at the core of talent management and consistency and how should the companies and people approach the two aspects ?  

04.

REINVENTING THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

Wellbeing, sustainability, DEI and workplace culture are just some of the aspects in the spotlight of 2024. After the experience of previous years, companies and managers adjusted the programs according to people’s needs and expectations, while this year generated some news in the area.
What programs, tools, practical ideas and projects, approaches proved successful in making people feel secure, seen, heard, included, understood and connected ? 

05.

THE ESSENTIALS OF EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE: DESIGNED FOR ENGAGEMENT, WELLBEING AND INCLUSION

Wellbeing, sustainability, DEI and workplace culture are just some of the aspects in the spotlight of 2024. After the experience of previous years, companies and managers adjusted the programs according to people’s needs and expectations, while this year generated some news in the area.
What programs, tools, practical ideas and projects, approaches proved successful in making people feel secure, seen, heard, included, understood and connected?  

GALA AWARDS

PEOPLE EMPOWERING BUSINESS AWARDS GALA acknowledges those who go above and beyond in fostering an environment of growth, inclusivity, and positive change within the organization. It highlights individuals who lead by example, demonstrating innovation, leadership, and a deep commitment to uplifting others. By honoring these outstanding achievements, the awards not only applaud individual efforts but also reinforce the companies’ and leaders’ commitment to building a supportive and empowering work culture.
The special anniversary Gala event conveys the message that empowered and connected employees and teams are the cornerstone of a successful and advanced business organization. 

AWARD CATEGORIES

Awarding people for performing in:

Leading Practices
HR Transformation
Talent Management
Health & Wellbeing
Learning & Development
Internal Communication
Impactful Work Performance
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Career Path
Best Use of Technology
Social Cause Engagement 

REGISTRATION

ONSITE

249  plus VAT
  • Regular seat

Onsite Participation Registration Form



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Venue

InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest
Le Diplomate Hall
Strada Episcopiei, București 010292
 

Address

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Sector 3, Bucharest

Contacts

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Phone: +40 722.523.535