Join 1,000 women leaders in business and government from around the globe at the leading forum for women impacting the global economy since 1990.
FEW is excited to support the 2017 Global Summit of Women, taking place in Tokyo, Japan on May 11-13, 2017 at the Grand Prince New Takanawa Hotel, Shinagawa. Bringing together women leaders from every corner of the world, the 2017 Summit will salute women’s achievements while continuing to explore practical strategies and best practices in improving women’s economic status, whether they are corporate initiatives, public policies or NGO programs.
The theme of the 2017 Summit — “Beyond Womenomics: Accelerating Access” — showcases various initiatives developed in different parts of the world to speed up both women’s access to corporate leadership roles as well as strategies for growing women-owned enterprises worldwide. In addition, the 2017 Summit will inform delegates on how to access the Japanese and Asia-Pacific market, showcase women business and government leaders from the region, and provide skills- building sessions, as well as establish networks among such leaders. Join the Summit to be inspired, to learn, and to share lessons with women from more than seventy economies around the world.
- Pre-Summit Roundtable for Women Government Ministers on best practices in public/private sector partnerships for advancing women’s economic opportunities;
- Plenary sessions which cover Regional and Global Megatrends that impact economies around the world;
- Women CEO Forum on Accelerating Women’s Corporate Leadership;
- Practical strategies for business growth – personal and entrepreneurial – developed in different parts of the world;
- Skills-building sessions in three tracks: Leadership Development, Entrepreneurial, and Issues; and
- Creative tips from women entrepreneurs succeeding in the global economy.
The 2017 Summit offers:
- Inspirational role models from every continent among our impressive roster of over 80 presenters
- Ample networking opportunities at breakfasts, lunches, and receptions throughout the event
- Information on doing business with Japan and Asia
- Insight into women driving business growth as consumers and business leaders
- Numerous sessions to help ‘grow’ your leadership skills, your business, and your network… and more!
*Discounted rates for non-profit, NGO, government, and small businesses.
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