TANWEEN

THE NEW NEXT - Creativity is the way forward

Biggest creativity conference in the Kingdom is here

image

World leading creatives bring the latest industry insights. Find out how to prepare yourself to participate in the ‘New Next’ for creative industries.

image

Take your creativity to the next level and learn the latest techniques, tools and strategies.

image

Learn from the masters of innovation and creativity. Get the knowledge first-hand from world-class professionals in engaging masterclass sessions.

image

Meetups – Connect, engage and learn from peers, experts and mentors. Through our networking platform build new career connections and business opportunities.

THIS IS TANWEEN

Tanween 2020 brings you four days of international expertise, hands-on workshops and immersive talks by experts from around the world. Join ‘The New Next’ to receive transformative career advice, the latest industry insights and networking opportunities to develop your creative future.

Tanween, Ithra's Creativity Season, motivates, inspires and prepares a new generation of innovators to become the leaders of a new creative tomorrow.

play

Speakers

Ammar AlSabban

Ammar AlSabban

Creative content creator, comedy writer, producer, voice actor, and puppeteer.

Mohammed Al Faraj

Mohammed Al Faraj

Saudi artist and filmmaker who bridges heritage, culture and craftsmanship in his work.

Abdulrahman Medallah

Abdulrahman Medallah

Award-winning General Manager for Planning and Design at Sharqia Development.

Duncan Wardle

Duncan Wardle

The former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, educator and international award-winner innovator.

Dr. Hakeem Jomah

Dr. Hakeem Jomah

Award-winning Saudi filmmaker, actor and writer.

Mahmoud Abdelrahman

Mahmoud Abdelrahman

Service Design expert and founder of Saudi’s first and largest innovation and design agency HUED.

Mohamed Samir

Mohamed Samir

Multidisciplinary designer with a passion for branding, typography and design concepts.

Tariq Sangorah

Tariq Sangorah

The Founder of Product Care Studio and P.Home and 2nd place worldwide winner of the GoPro competition with a nearly decade-long career in product design and manufacturing.

Alan Yau OBE

Alan Yau OBE

Michelin star-awarded restaurant innovator and futurist behind Wagamama, Hakkasan and more.

Ftoon AlThaedi

Ftoon AlThaedi

Founder of the Saudi Art Initiative, content developer for Noor Riyadh Festival and artist.

Jennifer Rosen

Jennifer Rosen

FullTilt Founder and Director, communications specialist, coach and filmmaker.

Manal Al Sadhan

Manal Al Sadhan

Bab Alnour Founder and self-development and wellness expert.

Shahd AlShehail

Shahd AlShehail

Social entrepreneur and Project Abadia Cofounder, dedicated to building sustainable models to promote social and economic development.

Dr Sarah Ghaleb

Dr Sarah Ghaleb

KEYSS Project Cofounder and Enabler of Social Innovation with a decade-long career in entrepreneurship, innovation and social enterprises.

Gareth Neal

Gareth Neal

Craftsman, designer and owner of Gareth Neal Furniture.

Joanna Peña-Bickley

Joanna Peña-Bickley

Amazon Head of R&D of Alexa Devices, Designed by Us Founder, artist, inventor and activist.

Giorgia Lupi

Giorgia Lupi

Author, speaker and award-winning information designer.

Karinna Nobbs

Karinna Nobbs

A digital fashion innovator, leader and lecturer; brand consultant, author and researcher.

Sir Martin Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell

S4 Capital Founder and Executive Chairman, former WPP CEO and digital advertising and marketing services expert.

Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher

Award-winning Zaha Hadid Principal Architect and academic whose passion explores creativity, talent and technology in architecture.

Tala Saleh

Tala Saleh

Studio Upstairs founder, author and NUQAT Cofounder, a believer in shaping the region’s creative communities.

Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister

Award-winning graphic designer and lecturer, whose clients included The Rolling Stones, HBO and the Guggenheim, and whose graphic design show is the most visited in history.

Marije Vogelzang

Marije Vogelzang

Marije has been recognized at the Fast Company’s top 100 Most Creative People in Business, named on the GOOD100 list of Good Magazine and was a finalist of the World Technology Awards, in the Design category.

Dr. Sumaya Al-Sulaiman

Dr. Sumaya Al-Sulaiman

The CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Architecture and Design Authority and renowned architecture specialist.

Thamer Farsi

Thamer Farsi

Marketing Communication professional with over 16 years’ experience and Chief Operating Officer of Publicis Communication (Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi)

Hadeel Almutawa

Hadeel Almutawa

Has more than 15 years of experience, ranging from high tech multinational companies.

Khayra Bundakji

Khayra Bundakji

Personal branding coach, life coach and marketing consultant.

News & Articles

Featured Artist: Rex Chouk

28 October 2020

The New Next: Bridging the Gap

26 October 2020

Creativity and Critical Thinking

27 October 2020

Testimonials

Chris Edwards

“This is about creating a cultural expansion. To connect with other people and benefit from collaborating together to spark a new level of creativity.”

Banan Al Yaquby

“If we elevate, create and nurture design thinkers, we are going to really move forward and evolve design in the region.”

Mark Mon-Williams

“Amazing! What a fantastic resource. Reflecting on what has happened in the past, but also looking to the future to understand how we can make the world a better place for the next generation.”

Tarek Atrissi

“Tanween, a manifestation of Ithra’s mission, is a platform connecting the young generation of creatives in Saudi.”

John Anderson

“The thing to get to the next thing.”

Anand Vengurlekar

“An incredible groundswell of creativity and excitement. There is a creativity here that has not been tapped. I think there is a huge opportunity to unleash it!”

Shouq Al-Marzook

“There are no limits to what our youth can do today. It is mind blowing!”

Join us at Tanween 2020 from October 28 to 31.