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Thinkers50 Europe Announces First European Business Forum


Wednesday 2 November 2016

LONDON. Thinkers50 (, the global platform for management thinking, today announces the launch of the European Business Forum, an agenda-shaping annual event. The Forum will be held on 9 and 10 May 2017 in the Danish city of Odense, the headquarters of Thinkers50 Europe (

And the headline speaker for the inaugural event will be one of the world’s best-known and most influential business thinkers: Michael Porter of Harvard Business School.

Professor Porter has topped the Thinkers50 ranking of the world’s leading business thinkers on two occasions (2005 and 2015) and has helped shape the management agenda throughout his distinguished career. In the 1980s he developed his five forces framework – now taught in every business school in the world. Then he looked at the competitiveness of regions and entire nations. More recently, he has provided new insights into healthcare systems and has championed the idea of social value.

Please see the complete press release for details.