Business for Millennium Development Summit

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Business for Millennium Development Summit

Time: October 24, 2008 at 8am
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Street: Park Hyatt Melbourne, 1 Parliament Square
City/Town: Melbourne
Website or Map:…
Phone: +613 8319 4011
Event Type: National, Summit
Organized By: B4MD
Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2008

Event Description


The B4MD Summit on Friday 24 October 2008 will bring together some of the world’s leading thinkers and captains of industry to challenge current business models and practices, and how Australian businesses can create new opportunities by aligning themselves with the MDGs.

We are proud to announce the Summit has been endorsed by the Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Kevin Rudd.

The Summit will commence with a Panel Discussion facilitated by Jenny Brockie, host of SBS 'Insight'. The panelists include some of the world's leading authorities on the Base of the Economic Pyramid marketplace - the four billion people on earth who collectively represent 5 trillion dollars in economic activity.

The Summit will then cover four ways in which your business can pursue marketplace opportunities in the developing world. They are:


Each of these sessions will be launched with an address by a recognised industry leader, followed by case study presentations.

The B4MD Summit is set to become an annual forum of knowledge sharing, showcasing, networking and initiating successful emerging market business ventures with a positive social impact and are aligned with the Millennium Development Goals.

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