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World Economic Forum (WEF)

Deloitte's Strategic Partnership with the WEF

For more than two decades, Deloitte has taken a leadership role in advancing the World Economic Forum’s objective of “improving the state of the world."

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has held its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland each January for more than three decades. The Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC), also known as Summer Davos, was established in 2007 as the foremost global gathering on science, technology and innovation, convening the next generation of fast-growing enterprises who are shaping the future of business and society, alongside leaders from major multinationals, government, media, academia and civil society.

As a Strategic Partner of the WEF, Deloitte is again this year playing a pivotal role at the AMNC, participating in a series of panel discussions, workshops and industry partnerships as well as organizing special events for WEF delegates.

Deloitte at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018

Date: 18-20 September 2018

Location: Tianjin, China

Theme: Shaping Innovative Societies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

This year, for the first time, the ANMC will bring together more than 2,000 participants, experts and decision-makers from 90 countries representing the WEF’s newly launched Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.

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Deloitte at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017

Date: 27-29 June 2017

Location: Dalian, China

WEF’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017 provides a platform to engage 2,000 leaders on the cutting edge of innovation, science and technology to build a future where entrepreneurship serves all of society. This year's theme is Achieving Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, designed around four sub-themes:

  1. Scaling Up Human Centred Technology
  2. Leading Continuous Reinvention
  3. Creating Sustainable Systems
  4. Responding to Geo-Economic Shifts

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Deloitte at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016

Date: 26-28 June 2016

Location: Tianjin, China

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is reshaping the economic, social, ecological and cultural contexts in which we live. Breakthrough technologies are merging the physical, digital and biological worlds in ways that create huge promise and potential peril. The speed, breadth and depth of this technological revolution are forcing us to rethink how countries develop, how organizations create value and even what it means to be human. Collaboration between the next generation of industry, government and academia will be essential to turn uncertainty into prosperity.

Under the theme, The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Its Transformational Impact, 1,500 business leaders, policy-makers and experts from over 90 countries will convene in Tianjin to shape a future of exponentially disruptive change.

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Deloitte at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015

Date: 9-11 September 2015

Location: Dalian, China 

This year's Annual Meeting of the New Champions engaged more than 1,500 leaders from 90 countries and regions who convened under the theme "Charting a New Course for Growth". The leaders joined a three-day programme to:

  • Discover and debate breakthrough innovations with leading experts and technologists
  • Engage with a new generation of business innovators and research pioneers
  • Advance innovation, productivity and trust through public-private dialogue 
  • Create opportunities for partnering and growth in China’s rapidly evolving economy

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Deloitte at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

Date: 10-12 September 2014

Location: Tianjin, China 

This year's Annual Meeting of the New Champions ("Summer Davos") engaged more than 1,500 leaders from 90 countries and regions who convened under the theme "Creating value through innovation", which integrated the following four pillars:

  • Connect - By applying the latest tools and best practices to learn and lead in a fast-paced world
  • Catalyse - By unlocking creativity and reducing complexity to increase strategic and operational agility
  • Compete - By tapping into new markets and fulfilling unmet needs
  • Contribute - By sharing how your business success drives social progress

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