For whom is GES 2019 intended?

GES aims at supporting next-generation entrepreneurs and international companies and institutions who offer innovative solutions to global challenges.

  • GES 2019 will comprise 1,200 entrepreneur participants from the US (400), the Netherlands (200), Europe (200), and the rest of the world (400). Furthermore, 300+ investors from all over the world and 400 thought leaders and government officials will be present. The total number of participants is around 2,000. Around 175-250 journalists are expected.
  • GES 2019 will be a truly global summit. Over 5,000 applications have been received from entrepreneurs based in more than170 countries. Limited spots are still open through our business challenges, Road to GES events, Embassies, participating investors and partners.
  • As GES 2019 wants to be a truly inclusive event, participants will not be need to pay an attendance fee. In order to qualify to take part in GES, entrepreneurs must meet criteria.