Powering organisational growth with a future-focused rewards strategy


24 – 25 August 2021
9am – 4.30pm (GMT+8)


26 August 2021
9am – 12.00pm (GMT+8)


23 August 2021 9am – 4.00pm (GMT+8)
27 August 2021 9am – 4.00pm (GMT+8)












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Expert speakers


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Powering organisational growth with a future-focused rewards strategy

“14% of organisations in APAC had difficulties in hiring employees and 10% faced difficulties in retaining employees in a certain job family during the pandemic.”- Mercer Rewards report, 2020.

While compensation, remuneration, benefits and rewards design is critical to attract, engage and retain talent, it’s only one piece of the puzzle. The world of work as we know it today will constantly demand for new skills and resilience. Only organisations that have effectively integrated and aligned underlying motivators such as the need to improve and develop with its total rewards strategy will thrive in uncertainty and succeed even in tumultuous times.

Broadening the rewards horizon beyond 2021, Human Resources Online is bringing to you the seventh edition of Total Rewards Asia Summit. This three-day hybrid conference will push you to think differently, find your purpose and fine-tune your rewards offerings and unique propositions as an employer.

Together with our expert speaker panel, we want you to consider the optics of providing larger-than-usual rewards by bringing together your teams and supporting them with flexible, integrated technology to create a future-focused talent experience.


Onsite Conference 

Third day exclusive In-Person leadership exchange with conference sessions and focused group discussions.

Compensation & benefits leaders get together to brainstorm ways to collaborate, elevate each other’s rewards portfolio by sharing successes and failures.

Are you ready to pack a punch in your total rewards strategy the way you envision to?

Conference themes

Day 1 

Championing a new rewards future

  • A meaningful and future-focused total rewards design for business transformation.
  • Moving towards skills-based incentives.
  • Designing a real-time dashboard.

Accelerating your digitisation with smart benefits

  • Applying cost containment strategies without minimising benefits.
  • Agile rewards for new workforce scenarios.
  • Digitised approach.

Creating value in your rewards portfolio

  • Rewards management for a multi-generational workforce.
  • A rewards-driven talent management strategy

Day 2 

Leading a future-forward employee experience

  • Driving a positive behaviour change with rewards strategy.
  • Exploring D&I- gender equity, fair pay and rewarding diversity in skillsets.

Powering a high-impact talent agenda

  • Pay- for-performance or focus on value and progression?
  • Career development as an employee perk.
  • Increasing resilience through an Employee-Assistance Programme.

Enhancing your rewards agility

  • A culture of pay transparency.
  • Total cost optimisation for a balanced rewards approach.
  • A people-driven and proactive total rewards strategy.

Day 3

IN-PERSON: Exclusive leadership exchange through focused group discussions

Building agile reward strategies for a volatile world

  • Integrating rewards and recognition with career pathing
  • Designing a competitive bonus scheme as part of the optimised reward strategy
  • Creating high-performing rewards teams
  • Optimising the power of variable pay

Pre and post- conference masterclass

Agile Methodology in Rewards and Performance Management Program

  • OKR – The performance management model based on agile methodology taking organization by storm and how to design and implement it
  • Psychology – What research has revealed about motivation and how we can leverage on the findings
  • Pitfalls – The rut we have gotten into with how we current conduct performance management and how to avoid them
  • Technology – Examples of readily available technology and how effective and efficient they are to support the change
  • Success – Insights into how organisations have successfully make the change

5 must-have perspectives to gain at Total Rewards Asia 2021

Why you must attend 5

Embed a “people-centric” approach to your strategy

Examine the factors that address individual desires and that enable employees – and enterprises to thrive.

Why you must attend 2

Fuel business productivity through purpose-driven values

Motivated employees see their work as contributing to a larger purpose, not just as a job. Foster unique connections by aligning your business goals with employee motivation.

Why you must attend 3

Navigate disruption with an integrated plan of action

Unlock high-performing teams in your organisation by addressing the holistic wellness of the workforce through mental, emotional, financial and physical lenses.

Why you must attend 4

Strengthen your industry collaboration

Filter the best-fit providers who have the right tools in helping you make optimal decisions across the organisation- from talent acquisition to retention.

Why you must attend 6

Inspire employee loyalty, confidence and trust

Create value in your rewards design by maintaining transparency through accurate pay and market-leading remuneration options.

Great brands who have participated in our events

Past Attendees

2021 Speakers

Decoding the challenges Total Rewards professionals are facing

We have outlined the following 5 key factors that are keeping total rewards professionals like you awake at night

Driving recognition through relevant and innovative rewards

Effective total rewards programmes help to attract and retain top talent, and ensure that employees feel valued, appreciated, and motivated to achieve company goals. However, HR professionals find it a challenge to integrate relevant and innovative rewards to incentivise the behaviours and enhance the organisational culture.

Ensuring value in your rewards dashboard

Successfully implementing a revised or entirely new total rewards dashboard will always be challenging. To boost your chances of success, you must carefully shepherd the strategy by aligning your talent management strategy with the analytics gathered in order to make informed business decisions.

Streamlining rewards for new workforce scenarios

Tackling the needs of a highly dispersed workforce especially with the rise of the gig economy and flexible working arrangements can be daunting. There is great responsibility to ensure all your employees remain motivated, inspired and are rewarded accordingly and fairly. Hence, total reward professionals need to ensure alignment of purposes in a diverse workforce to unlock business productivity.

“Best-fit” or best practice rewards?

Often times total rewards professionals find themselves caught in crossfire between business leader’s expectations of reflecting best practice approach and on-the-ground feedback of best-fit rewards. Analysing the gap and tailoring a well-balanced total rewards programme is top priority and must be addressed.

Effectively embedding rewards in your EVP

Employers looking to build a workforce for the future in a tightening labour market must attract and retain talent through diverse offerings beyond great pay and benefits. As such, creating a rewards portfolio focused on the employee experience, supporting the health, wealth and careers of employees is in the spotlight now.

Sponsors & partners

Learn more about how we can help you achieve your mission-critical priorities and position your business as the brand of choice for total rewards solutions. We have the right platform for you at Total Rewards Asia Summit curated by Human Resources Online.

For sponsorship & exhibition opportunities, contact the team at sales@humanresourcesonline.net to customise your package.

Past sponsors & partners of Total Rewards Asia Summit

Past sponsors and partners

See what our past attendees have to say!

Photos from past conferences

News & insights

HR guide: Biggest employee wellness trends for 2021

How employers in Asia will prioritise employee benefits in 2021 and beyond

Rethinking total rewards during uncertain times

One-third of APAC employers reduce pay rise budgets due to COVID-19 crisis while others freeze or postpone salary increase

1 in 4 Singapore employers plans to freeze salaries in 2021: Survey

Powering organisational growth with a future-focused rewards strategy

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