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uniting decision-makers from around the world
redefining a new standard for leadership together

At the global leaders summit, you will be among 800+ of the world’s most influential business leaders in the iconic Vienna City Hall. This exclusive, invite-only gathering is designed to foster genuine connections and shared learning. Connect with top leaders, form powerful relationships, and accelerate your business growth in one of Europe’s most prestigious venues.

๐Ÿ“ 19 September 2024 | 10 AM - 5 PM | Vienna City Hall ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

Leadership Presentation

be part of it 

- fostering connections, inspiring leadership


๐Ÿค high-profile networking

connect with 800+ influential business leaders across 50+ industries from across the world.


๐Ÿง  exclusive insights

gain access to cutting-edge ideas and strategies from industry-leading keynote speakers, panelists and guests.


๐ŸŒ business deals

create opportunities for new business deals and collaborations through our event app and 1:1 meeting opportunities.


๐Ÿ›๏ธ prestigious venue

experience the grandeur of vienna city hall, a venue that embodies elegance and history.

meet the speakers

Innovative. Influential. Insightful.

Our speakers are the catalysts for change, sparking meaningful dialogues and offering fresh perspectives. Hear from these thought leaders as they share their expertise and inspire action.

the agenda

more sessions revealed soon...


10:00 โ˜•๏ธ checkin & Viennese breakfast

Start the day with a traditional Viennese breakfast and check-in.

 ๐ŸŽค leadership stage 

11:00 welcoming words

Opening remarks to kick off the summit by the founders.

 ๐ŸŽค leadership stage      ๐ŸŽค keynote 

11:30 redefining leadership 

Innovative perspectives on transforming traditional leadership paradigms.

 ๐ŸŽค leadership stage      ๐Ÿ’ฌ panel discussion 

12:00 money matters 

Exploring salary transparency and closing the gender pay gap.

 ๐ŸŒ global stage 

13:00 table talks 

Engaging discussion on pioneering leadership approaches.

 ๐ŸŒฑ impact stage      ๐Ÿ’ฌpanel discussion 

13:00 people, planet, profit

Balancing sustainability with profitability in leadership roles.

 ๐ŸŽค leadership stage      ๐Ÿ’ฌpanel discussion 

15:30 the AI leadership revolution 

Exploring the impact of artificial intelligence on modern leadership.

 ๐ŸŽค leadership stage      ๐ŸŽค keynote 

16:15 the future of leadership

Insights into emerging trends shaping the future of leadership.

 ๐ŸŽค leadership stage 

16:30 closing words

Summarizing key insights and celebrating.

who you'll meet

Your chance to connect with a new era of leaders from around the globe. Engage with decision-makers from all industries, expand your network, and unlock business development opportunities.

Join us and be part of a powerful global network driving the future of leadership.

Janine Wukovits
UniCredit Bank Austria
Janine Wukovits
Head of Regulatory Affairs and Head of Legal Governance & Digitalization
UniCredit Bank Austria
Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น
Zainab Kufaishi
Zainab Kufaishi
Leader, relationship builder, strategic thinker
Iraq ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ
Urลกka Jeลพ
Transformation Lighthouse
Urลกka Jeลพ
Founder & CEO
Transformation Lighthouse
Slovenia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Naida Pervan
Naida Pervan
CEO, Professional Development Facilitator, Executive Coach and Trainer
Bosnia and Herzegovina ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Samah El Saghier
Integrated Diagnostic Holdings
Samah El Saghier
Group CHRO
Integrated Diagnostic Holdings
Egypt ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Anna Gawin, DavinciLab
Anna Gawin
Co-Founder & CEO, DavinciLab
Poland ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ
Despo Michaelides
Despo Michaelides
Cyprus ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Gesa Schneider
Gesa Schneider / Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
Gesa Schneider
Founder, Impact Entrepreneur
Gesa Schneider / Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Tina Morwani
Tina Morwani
Director, Global Campaigns
Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Barbara Baumgartner
FAI - rent a jet
Barbara Baumgartner
Managing Director
FAI - rent a jet
Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น
Barbara Schรถfl
Barbara Schรถfl
VP of HR and Organizational Development
Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น
Ruth Ibitomisin
Speedlink Hi-Tech Solutions Limited
Ruth Ibitomisin
Software Developer
Speedlink Hi-Tech Solutions Limited
Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ

partners & supporters

"You are making history."

a happy speaker about our last conference


request your invite

community pass

245 € 

Access all keynotes, panels, and networking sessions at the global leaders summit as as leaders circle member.

table talk access
all-access summit pass
1:1 meetings booking
drinks included
goodie bag & freebies

summit pass

390 € early bird
until 19.07.
€ 490 full price

Access all keynotes, panels, and networking sessions at the global leaders summit.

table talk access
all-access summit pass
1:1 meetings booking
drinks included
goodie bag & freebies
best value

vip pass

890€ early bird
until 19.07.
€ 1.290 full price

Enjoy exclusive access to VIP areas, premium networking opportunities, and invite-only events.

access to the VIP lounge
access to VIP afterparty
meet & greet with speakers
priority table talk access
all-access summit pass
vip shuttle service
1:1 meetings booking
professional headshot
food & drinks included
goodie bag & freebies

Discounts are available for community members of the female factor. 
Corporate bundles are available. Feel free to get in touch with us

the venue

The global leaders summit will be held at the historic Vienna City Hall, a landmark of architectural splendor and a symbol of the city's rich cultural heritage. Join us in this prestigious setting for a truly memorable event.

Image by Anthony Fomin

proudly introducing the host of the global leaders summit:

the city of Vienna

Vienna ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น is a city that stands for diversity and progress, and provides the perfect ground zero for a movement that will change the future of work.


A hub for innovation and diplomacy, as well as the business and geographical center of Europe, Vienna supports women and under-represented minorities on all levels, be it in politics, the private sector, or family life.


Setting new standards over and over again, Vienna is truly a city that redefines leadership at every step. 


of Austrian

businesses are

led by women

35 %

of Viennese startups were founded by  womenโ€‹


best place to be for female founders


*Startup Heatmap 2019


years of supporting female entrepreneurs

Vienna is teaching us that we are stronger together and inspired us to co-create and collaborate and to think big and beyond our borders. The city celebrates diversity and its leaders, providing all the support we need. I'm proud to call it home.


Mahdis Gharaei

co-initiator of this movement

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travelling to Vienna? 

 Take advantage of exclusive partner perks, making your stay in Vienna even more enjoyable and convenient.

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hotel discount

Experience luxury at the Park Hyatt Vienna with a special 30% discount on your stay. Book your discounted room here and enjoy an unforgettable stay in the heart of Vienna.


flight discount

Get 10% off your Lufthansa flights to Vienna by using our special event code ATAPWP. Redeem your discount and book your flights here to enjoy a seamless travel experience.


rewards upgrade

Enjoy a complimentary one-year upgrade to silver or gold status in Emirates' Skywards mileage program when flying from Dubai to Vienna. Request your upgrade here. First come, first served.

If you require an invitation letter for your travel arrangements, you can request one here.

Is your company committed to diversity and inclusion?


Join us at the global leaders summit, where you'll connect with other like-minded leaders who share your values. Request an invite now to be part of an exclusive event that celebrates and promotes inclusive leadership or get in touch for sponsorship packages.

  • Who is eligible for nomination?
    Anyone who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities in their field or community is eligible for nomination. This includes individuals from all genders, background and industries, and there are no specific age or experience requirements.
  • How do I nominate someone?
    To nominate someone, simply fill out the nomination form on this page with the nominee's name, contact information, and a brief explanation of why you believe they should be recognized as a leader. To accept the nomination, the nominee will be asked to submit further information.
  • Can I nominate myself?
    Yes, self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. If you believe you have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities in your field or community, we encourage you to nominate yourself using the nomination form on this page. However, you can also be nominated by someone else who has witnessed your leadership abilities.
  • What criteria are used to select honorees?
    Honorees are selected based on a variety of factors, including their leadership skills, accomplishments, impact on their industry or community, and potential for future success.
  • How many honorees are selected?
    The number of honorees will be approx. 365.
  • When will the honorees be announced?
    The Voices of a new Era of Leaders will be announced starting May 2024 on the new era of leaders website, on social media channels as well as in the lead magazine.
  • Can I contact you to follow up on a nomination or ask questions?
    Yes, you can contact us at if you have any questions or concerns about the nomination process. However, please note that due to the high volume of nominations received, we may not be able to respond to every inquiry individually.
  • Is there a fee for submitting a nomination?
    No, there is no fee to submit a nomination. This movement is committed to recognizing outstanding leadership and does not charge any fees to participate.
  • How can I stay informed?
    To stay informed, please sign up for our newsletter here and follow us on social media.
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