- THEME: Trade opportunities in an uncertain environment
- THEME: How to further improve EU governance
- THEME: The future of ethics in business
- #EBS 20118 LEADING IN A CHANGING WORLD: Europe at the forefront of global economic, social and political change.
- EBS Strategic Partner - TATA Consultancy Services
- Join The Debate! 23 - 24 May 2018
- Held at the prestigious Egmont Palace






Unique location

Jyrki Katainen at EBS2017

To strengthen competitiveness European companies must make necessary structural changes in order to adapt to the new market reality.

Jyrki Katainen at EBS2017
Vice-President of the European Commission
Wolfgang Schäuble at EBS2017

Europe is fighting protectionism and now has the chance to prove open markets and competition are better.

Wolfgang Schäuble at EBS2017
Former Federal Minister of Finance, Germany
Cecilia Malmström at EBS2017

31 million jobs depend on exports; trade offers more jobs and higher real incomes. We need to build bridges, not walls.

Cecilia Malmström at EBS2017
EU Trade Commissioner

Who we are

The European Business Summit is the leading annual platform where business, policy-makers, civil society and academia meet together to discuss the current trends and challenges in the EU and the world. With 200 high-level speakers, 50 interactive debates and unique networking opportunities, EBS has become a landmark event in Brussels, attracting 2000 attendees each year. 

This year's edition welcomed a wide range of high-level speakers for key moments including Minister Wolfgang Schäuble who spoke on Europe in a new world, CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu on Sustainable Development Goals, former Prime Minister Mario Monti on the future of the European economy, MEP Guy Verhofstadt on the future of Europe, and 10 EU Commissioners speaking on creating a new narrative for Europe.

The European Business Summit is also organising Back from Davos event. EBS supports other events such as European Defence Industry Summit, Think Digital and Energy Policy Summit. 

200 speakers attended

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View the European Business Summit Video

The European Business Summit offers a wide range of possibilities and opportunities to both its participants and guests. For a dynamic look at the atmosphere and calibre of the event and to help you to envision you or your company at the summit, take a look at the EBS Video: