BNB announced as main partner of the annual mentoring forum in the Middle East for the third year

Manama: Middle East Mentoring Forum (MFME) today announced that the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has joined the upcoming 2022 edition of the event as Presenting Partner for the third consecutive year. The BNB played a strategic role in the success of the Forum in 2019 and 2021 and is set to work closely with the Forum’s organizing committee to organize another timely and relevant event aimed at supporting the career progression of professionals. and helping organizations achieve their talent development goals. The Forum will again be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain as a hybrid event, with physical and online participation, and is expected to be held in December 2022.

Building on its expertise and success in mentorship, the BNB will join the Forum’s “Think Tank”, an advisory group that meets each year to design the agenda and ensure that the most pressing themes and topics of the day are covered. Among the topics to be discussed by the Forum will be continuing education for the public on the importance of mentorship and its effectiveness in nurturing the next generation of business leaders, looking at how the Covid-19 pandemic has continued to affect impact training and development goals and progression. as well as the sustainable and climate transition and how organizations and mentors are preparing to meet this important challenge and opportunity.

The Forum will again feature the participation of top regional and international speakers and attendees, with last year’s event hosting over 300 senior HR and mentoring experts as well as C-suite leaders from across industries. in person and online.

Mr. Jean-Christophe Durand, Managing Director of the BNB, said: “We are delighted to support the Mentorship Forum Middle East as a main partner for a third year. Since the establishment of the Forum, we have remained committed to elevating the position of mentoring as an essential tool for both the economy and the BNB. We are very proud to be in the third year of successfully running our own internal mentorship program which has seen approximately 200 promising young leaders participate throughout the duration of the program. We look forward to another engaging event and bringing together mentoring and development experts to exchange our experiences and discuss how mentoring can be used to meet the organizational training needs and those of the young professionals we engage. to promote and accelerate progress in the years to come. .”

Adding, Ms. Zahraa Taher, Managing Director of FinMark Communications, Founder and Organizer of the Forum, said, “We couldn’t be more delighted to announce that NBB is the Forum’s Premier Partner for a third consecutive year. Their input and support has been invaluable in creating the region’s premier event for mentoring and we couldn’t be prouder to have them join us once again this year. Together with their leadership team and HR experts, and alongside our other partners and contributors, we are planning another dynamic event that can help put mentoring at the heart of professional development across the region.

More details about the Forum will be announced soon. To learn more about opportunities to join Forum partners and sponsors or to register, please contact FinMark Communications at +973 17749759 or [email protected]


About the Middle East Mentoring Forum

The “Mentorship Forum Middle East” is a first-of-its-kind event in the GCC focused on the pivotal role mentorship can play in accelerating human capital development in the region. The Forum was launched in 2019 and is held annually in the Kingdom of Bahrain, a leading hub for training and talent development.

For more information, please contact:
Zahraa Taher
General director
FinMark Communications
Mobile: +973 93630997
Email: [email protected]

Melvin B. Baillie