Europe’s Leading Business School Hosts Young CEOs Business Summit

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Düsseldorf, Germany: Europe’s leading business School, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management will host the 6th Edition of the Young CEOs Business Summit in Düsseldorf, Germany from 24-25 September 2016.

The Summit aims to close the entrepreneurship gap and its global impact on emerging markets. Under the theme: “Unifying German Businesses and Global Entrepreneurs: Investing in Africa and Its Impact on Global Scale”, the core mandate of the Summit is to redefine business collaboration between Germany and Africa, together with the rest of the World.

“The Young CEO’s Business Summit aims to inspire, empower, motivate and support African and World Venture Leaders to rethink entrepreneurship in our fast changing world by exploring new approaches and fresh opportunities to business success”, says Dr Justina Mutale, who is a Featured Speaker and Founder/CEO of the Justina Mutale Foundation for Leadership.

Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Bwalya Chiti, Zambian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, who will officiate as Guest of Honour; the Summit will provide applied-learning experience, new business innovation and knowledge sharing opportunities via Business Sessions; Trade Collaborations; Seminars; Expert Business Tour; and Networking Sessions. The Summit will also feature prominent German and European Investors and Serial Entrepreneurs, who include the Department for International Business Services Germany; AHP Capital; Wealth Management and Investment; and many others.

“As world leaders gabble with the outbreak of unemployment as a major global challenge, experts say the greatest hope for a turnaround depends mostly on SMEs and Chief Executive Officers continuously come under spotlight as the world look up to their innovation and talent to drive business growth and thus provide remedy for the chronic unemployment around the World”, says Barrister Rex Idaminabo, Co-Founder of the Young CEOs Business Forum

The Young CEO’S Business Summit is designed for pioneering CEOs, as well as emerging and next-generation global Business Leaders, who aspire to conduct their businesses in tandem with global best practices. These are the CEOs that focus more on creating value for all of their stakeholders to fulfill a deeper purpose of their organization, which is giving back to society and improving the quality of life in the communities that they work in.

The Summit will close with the CEO’s Global Awards Ceremony at a fundraising Gala Dinner to recognise and celebrate inspirational and outstanding young CEOs, and to raise funds for deprived primary schools in the rural areas of Nigeria and Zambia.

“This black tie gala event will feature celebrities, successful CEOs, Venture Capitalists, diplomats and Mayors from Europe and Africa, who are committed to using their wealth and influence to support humanity”, says Ms Bibusa Washington Wißemann , Director at the Young CEOs Business Forum and Co-Organiser of the Summit in Germany.

Featured speakers at the Summit include the Co-Founders of Young CEOs Business Forum, Ambassador David James Egwu and Barrister Rex Idaminabo. Other prominent speakers will include Her Excellency Dr. Justina Mutale, Founder & CEO of the Justina Mutale Foundation and POSITIVE RUNWAY; Professor Serden Ozcan, Chair of Innovation at WHU & former Founding Director, Entrepreneurship Platform Copenhagen Business School (consultant for IBM, Price Water House, Cooper Management); Sophie Bennett, Managing Director, the Wealth Network Ltd and Founder & Lead Mentor, the Millionaire Author Academy UK; Annett KLerks, Head, Department for International Business Services; Lars Hunches, Angel Investor & Managing Partner AHP Capital; Professor Saschal L. Schmidt, Business Economics WHU Business Management School; and many others.

For Registration and further information
Contact: Bibusa Washington Wißemann
Email: [email protected]
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Tel: +49 178 608 6970
Young CEO’s Business Summit a prestigious global business summit that seeks to empower and redefine business collaboration between Africa and the rest of world. The Summit has previously been held in Dubai, Abuja, Johannesburg, Accra and London.

  1. The YCBS Düsseldorf-Germany 2016 will gather 250 cautiously selected young entrepreneurs from Africa and Europe
  2. Features of the Summit include
  3. Business Model Shaping
  4. Networking Session/Breakfast Meeting
  5. Sector by sector specialized Business Strategy sessions
  6. Key Note Presentations
  7. Panel Discussions
  8. Idea pitching session (SMEs Challenge contest)
  9. Inspire: Expert Panel Q&A Sessions
  10. Gala Night & CEO Global Awards &
  11. Exhibitions