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

the leaders summit is an invite-only all-day event taking place in the breathtaking Vienna City Hall, uniting 365+ influential business leaders from around the world to network, and exchange ideas.

๐Ÿ“ 19 September 2024, Vienna City Hall


live in Vienna ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น


proudly introducing the host of the 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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Is your company committed to diversity and inclusion?


Join us at the 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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