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Summit awards
22-23rd may 2018

Meet, Discover, Learn and be Inspired by some of Europe’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders whilst celebrating your achievements at the European Business Awards Summit and Gala 2018, Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Centre.
22nd May 23rd May
Morning 9am onwards
Registration – Main Hall
9.00am to 11:30am
Judging Session Two – Main Hall
9.30 to 12.30pm
Learning and Discovery Agenda
Clinics | Workshops | Seminars Main Hall and breakout rooms
9am – 12.30pm
Exhibition – Main Hall
Afternoon 2.30pm to 5pm
Judging Session One – Main Hall
2.30pm to 5pm
Exhibition – Main Hall
12.30 pm to 1.30pm
Lunch – Main Hall
1.00pm to 3:30pm
Judging Session Three – Main Hall
1.30pm to 4pm
Learning and Discovery Agenda
Clinics | Workshops | Seminars Main Hall and Breakout rooms
12.30pm to 4pm
Exhibition – Main Hall
Evening 6.30pm to 10pm
Networking Reception
Drinks Reception
European Business Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner
After Party


"The opportunity to share this recognition with leading figures and to be nourished and inspired by European top companies is a remarkable experience", "such recognition adds value to our company and the people who are involved with it and becomes a truly enriching experience."
Ametller, Founders of Ametller Origen Group


All National Winners will participate in a judging session to decide the winner of their Award category. As well as allowing the judges to make their decisions the judging sessions also act as a mini exhibition giving all attendees an opportunity to explore and learn about the others businesses on show. It is probably the most exclusive exhibition of high performance businesses anywhere in the world. You will find many opportunities to collaborate and share.

Learning and Discovery

Even the best companies in Europe face Hurdles to Growth our research shows. So through a series of clinics, workshops and seminars we are going to bring experts and business leaders together to innovate, solve and inspire. In the lead up to the event attendees will have the opportunity to book into the sessions they would like to attend.


  • The scarcity of talent and what to do about it
  • Selling in hyper competitive environments
  • People engagement – the Growth Challenge
  • Funding Growth – what, why and why not
  • Successful M&A strategies
  • Digital disruption - how to capitalise on a threat
  • Clever ways to protect Intellectual Property
  • Developing middle management into executive management
  • Replacing people with technology and vice versa
  • Executive compensation
  • Why we go to work
  • M&A trends and strategies
  • Building a peer network
  • International marketing and the value of brand
  • Value of brand building in B2B
  • Keys to building strategic partnerships
  • Working with Private Equity - simple rules for success
  • Reskilling workforces to adapt to a changing world
  • How to tell if you are the next Blockbuster
  • Building internal start-ups - The Rules
  • What mid markets can teach start-ups
  • The impact of Donald Trump and Brexit on International trade, what should you know and do about it.


"This allows you to build your reputation, is a good tool for corporate communications and, if you win, a great motivation for everyone in the company. The EBAs also bring together many companies from many countries. It also offers you a minute to stand still and benchmark what you are doing with others."
Leroy Merlin, Spain

Awards Ceremony

It is time to applaud all of your hard work and accomplishments as we recognise the achievements of our National Winners and announce the 12 European Business Award Category winners to the world. The event includes a cocktail reception, 3 course dinner, the Awards ceremony and after party for those that want to continue the celebrations.