Top Leadership Conferences in 2020

Looking to be inspired in 2020? Our incredibly popular Top Leadership Conferences in 2019 got many requests for an updated list for 2020. So we are back with a handpicked list of conferences for C-level executives and business leaders that offer opportunities to build influence, learn, and network across industries. Here we go (again)!

Top Leadership Conferences in Europe

MWC Barcelona

24 – 27 Feb 2020 | Barcelona Spain | Price € 799

MWC Barcelona boasts of 107000 expected attendees and participation from 2400 companies. With themes like Industry 4.0, Disruptive Innovation, AI, Immersive Content and more and formats like partner-led programmes, GSMA seminars and summits, the event looks like a complete package. Checkout the Speakers scheduled for the event.


21 – 22 April 2020 | Barcelona Spain | Price € 1595

Covering anything-innovation, Innov8rs is known for its high-quality sessions and diversity of speakers. There is a great variety of topics: intrapreneurship, culture of innovation, leadership buy-in, digital transformation and so on. Head over to their website to see what past attendants said about their events. Guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

Presidents Summit

26 – 27 May 2020 | Copenhagen, Denmark | Price € 495

Presidents Summit aspires to provide a platform for top leadership to share and exchange insights across a wide range of industries and explore purpose-driven leadership and original ideas. The past summit boasts of prestigious line of speakers like founder & co-chair of the Nike Foundation Maria Eitel, Carlsberg Group CEO Cees ‘T Hart and former US President Bill Clinton. This year summit features Helle Thorning-Schmidt – First female Prime Minister of Denmark, Marshall Goldsmith – The leading Executive Coach in the world and many more.

Note: There are only a handful of tickets left so be fast and grab yours!

World Business Forum

1 – 2 June 2020 | ExCel London | Price £1895

The theme for 2020 World Business Forum is Super Minds. Targeted for senior leadership, the event aims to explore ways to accelerate transformation through the principles of incrementalism and linear thinking. Get your tickets here.

Nordic Business Forum

23 – 24 September 2020 | Helsinki, Finland | Price € 1290

Our team has been religiously visiting this annual event, and we highly recommend it. Nordic Business Forum started as a small event in central Finland and in a span of 10 years has grown to be one the most respected conference among business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs alike, all over the world. They already have a stellar list of speakers. Arnold SchwarzeneggerIndra NooyiYuval Noah Harari are some names to mention a few. The theme for this year’s event is Growth. Here is a quick link to the agenda.

Executive Forum 2020

March, May, September, December | Denmark | Price € 810

Executive Forum is a series of 4 top-quality masterclasses with experts and professors from the world’s most respected business schools (IMD, INSEAD). Executive Forum offers a perfect learning forum for Scandinavian leaders and board members who want to focus on and develop their managerial and strategic knowledge and competence. Check out their masterclasses and sign up immediately because the classes are filling up quickly.

Top Leadership Conferences in the US and Rest of the World

The Economist Innovation Summit

5 March 2019 | Illinois, US | Price  US$ 1295

The Economist’s Innovation Summit  is designed for C-level and senior executives.  charged with driving innovation and new product development. The 2020 summit will discuss the company of the future and the political and social forces that shape it. Check out the speakers and agenda for the summit.

Global Summit

1 – 2 June 2020 | Los Angeles, US | Price  available on request

Gathering more than 2000 change-makers from 64 countries, Global Summit 2020 is an unmissable event of the year. The topics of the conference include AI, AR/VR, blockchain, the future of work, impact, investing, robotics. Check out their list of speakers and program here.

World Business Forum

20-21 October 2020 | New York City, US | Price $ 2190

World Business Forum offers a unique blend of ideas, inspiration, and the opportunity for high-level networking. This year’s line-up includes General Colin L. Powell – ex-Secretary of States, James Cameron – influential filmmaker, Lloyd Blankfield – ex-Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. Check out the stellar list of speakers here.

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