Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member, Minister of Tolerance
Renewal: Building the Future
This year’s Global Business Leader Conference will take a forward looking perspective, explore global trends on renewal and change management, and how regional leaders and corporations can position themselves to ride the waves of change and build opportunities.
We will look at the renewal of organisations and leadership, discuss and debate the new world economic and political order, and delve into entrepreneurs and their roles and views on society, business for good.
The GBLC will take place on Sunday 16 February 2020 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in Abu Dhabi.
Participants include INSEAD alumni from the region, Global Executive and MBA participants, government representatives, senior business executives and media.
INSEAD Global Business Leaders Conference (GBLC) 2020
The largest annual INSEAD event in the Middle East, the Global Business Leaders Conference brings faculty, industry and government leaders and alumni from around the region for half a day of intense discussion around the theme, Renewal: Building the Future.
Watch the highlight of the GBLC 2020 below.
The Global Business Leaders Conference 2020 will be held at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi which overlooks the Arabian Gulf and Corniche.
Address: Etihad Towers,West Corniche, - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Who is attending
View our Participants List to find out who will be there. Note that the file is protected and you would need to contact organiser to obtain the password.
The dress code for the Global Business Leaders Conference is business attire.
Participants are asked to make their own travel arrangements. Getting around in UAE is easy and economical. UAE has an efficient public transportation network offering taxis.
+971 2 4447787 - Al Ghazal
+971 2 6223300 / +971 2 600543322 - National
+971 2 6220000 - Fast Limousine
+971 2 600535353 - Transad
Emergency, safety and police services
For emergencies you may call the following toll-free numbers:
999 - Police (also +971 2 4461461)
998 - Ambulance services
997 - Fire
999 - Helicopter Service
Hotel booking sites such as hotel.com and booking.com, offer great rates for hotels and due to high seasonal demand, it is recommended that you book your hotel early.
You are required to wear a badge during the conference which will be provided at registration. Please ensure you keep your valuables with you at all times.
Media, filming and photography
INSEAD may engage professional photographers for this event. All sessions will be filmed. We reserve the right to use any film and/or photography from the event in our print and digital marketing collateral. Delegates who do not wish to be filmed or recorded should contact us prior to the event.
The largest annual INSEAD event in the Middle East, the Global Business Leaders Conference (GBLC) is a high-level academic and business conference, and the flagship event for the region. The conference brings faculty, industry and government leaders and alumni from around the region for half a day of intense discussion about major issues affecting the world and its leaders.
To learn more about how to sponsor and support the Global Business Leaders Conference 2020, as an individual or organisation, reach out to:
Tel.: +971 50 6403191