SIA Executive Forum Europe 2023

Succeeding in Turbulent Times

The SIA Executive Forum Europe proved to be the essential event for staffing executives navigating the challenges of today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. Under the theme “Succeeding in Turbulent Times,” the event brought together industry leaders, experts, and innovators for a two-day exploration of strategies, insights, and solutions.

Event Name: SIA Executive Forum Europe

Date: 29 – 30 November 2023

Location: London, United Kingdom

Photographs courtesy of Sam Barnes

Hosted at the iconic Landmark Hotel, the event provided not only insightful content but also a luxurious setting. The grandeur of the Landmark Hotel added to the overall experience, creating a perfect blend of business and leisure in the heart of London.

The event kicked off with a powerful keynote by John Nurthen, Executive Director of Global Research at SIA. His insights into successful strategies set the tone for the conference, emphasising the need for adaptability and resilience in the face of ongoing industry changes.

Key Highlights:

  • Keynote: The Future of Work in a Generative AI World

Nina Schick, a renowned author, entrepreneur, and Generative AI expert, captivated the audience with her keynote on the future of work. Exploring the impact of artificial intelligence on the staffing industry, Schick provided a thought-provoking perspective on navigating the evolving landscape.

  • Keynote Panel: Actionable Economic Insights for 2024

Moderated by Barry Asin, President of SIA, the keynote panel delved into actionable economic insights for the coming year. Mariano Mamertino, Economist at Burning Glass Institute, Kate O’Sullivan, Senior Director of Public Policy & Economic Graph at LinkedIn, and Coram Williams, CFO at Adecco Group AG, shared invaluable perspectives, creating a comprehensive view of the economic landscape for 2024.

  • Interactive Sessions and Roundtable Discussions

The conference offered niche-focused roundtable discussions, providing delegates with a platform to share experiences and insights. Tracked break-out sessions allowed participants to customise their experience, ensuring take-away content directly applicable to their businesses.

  • Informal Networking and Supplier Connections

The informal networking sessions were a highlight, fostering idea-sharing, relationship building, and connections with innovative suppliers. Delegates had the opportunity to engage with like-minded peers, creating an environment conducive for collaboration.

Looking Forward

As the curtains close on the SIA Executive Forum Europe 2023, delegates are left with a wealth of knowledge, actionable insights, and a strengthened network. The event has set the stage for continued success, equipping staffing executives with the tools and strategies necessary to thrive in the ever-changing landscape of the staffing industry.

The success of this event is a testament to the commitment of the staffing community to adapt, innovate, and collaborate. As SIA discussed the challenges and opportunities of the upcoming year, Executive Forum Europe served as a source of information and inspiration for staffing executives.

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