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Connect Instantly With Your EO Peers on the EO Network App
Tap into the power of your EO network—now available at your fingertips! The EO Network app is here and provides a new way to interact with your entire chapter, Forum and everybody in the EO Nation. When you sign on, you’ll automatically be linked to your chapter, Forum, MyEO Groups and other EO contacts. Take part in real-time conversations. Send messages, photos, videos and audio files instantly. Watch this video tutorial to learn more about the EO Network app’s messaging features. The EO Network app is available on iOS and Android. Download it now and start communicating today!
EO’s Newest Podcast Is Tailored to Women Entrepreneurs (But Men Can Learn From It, Too!)
Looking for content crafted to your experience as a woman in entrepreneurship? Tune in to EO’s new podcast designed for women entrepreneurs: EO Wonder. Hosted by EO Los Angeles President Kalika Yap, EO Wonder will feature compelling conversations with world leaders in business who navigate the highs and lows of 21st-century entrepreneurship. Hear from guests like Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics, as she reveals how she built one of the top beauty businesses in the industry; and Lisa Sugar, founder of POPSUGAR, on how she created a media empire. Listen to or download episodes from www.EOPodcasts.org or subscribe on iTunes.
EO Youth Exchange Is Looking for Hosts
Can you or your company host one of these EO member children? Rissa,an EO daughter from the Philippines, is looking for an internship in Germany. Gaur from India would like to start an internship in Germany, Japan or Ethiopia next summer. Karl, a trained cook, is looking for an opportunity with a chef in New Zealand. Pauline, a 12-year-old EO daughter from Germany, is looking for an international exchange family for spring 2018. Please email Youth Exchange Coordinator Anja Miller if you’re interested in hosting an EO member’s child. Or check out the Youth Exchange marketplace
Take the Next Step in Your Leadership Journey
Are you currently in a Path of Leadership (PoL) role and hoping to continue? Or are you a recognized leader at your organization who is ready to take your skills even further? EO is now accepting applications for PoL roles. Interested candidates can learn more at our PoL website. Please note:
1. Applications for the Global Board, Regional Chair and Committee Chair roles are due by 1 October 2017. Applications for all other PoL roles are due 15 January 2018.
2. All who wish to be considered for a role must submit an application. This includes members who wish to return to their current role for a second term.
2017 EO Hyderabad University Is Almost Sold Out!
Join your EO peers in Hyderabad, India, and experience the “Jugaadi” way of life. Learn from business leaders like Zev Siegel, co-founder of Starbucks; Gerard Houllier, former football manager of France, Liverpool and Paris Saint Germain teams; and Tony Buzan, one of the world’s leading thinkers and the inventor of Mind Maps. Visit the majestic Chowmahalla Palace, enjoy dine-arounds at EO Hyderabad member homes and play your part as a Bollywood star! The 2017 EO Hyderabad University takes place from 25-29 October 2017Register now before you miss out!
Build Your Path to the Future in Athens
EO One Level Up 2017 is a two-day learning event packed with high-caliber speakers and fresh experiences, shared with passionate EO members and Accelerator participants. Join us in Athens, Greece, from 13-14 November 2017. Register before 15 September 2017 to receive early bird pricing. Learn more and register today.
Save the Date: 2018 EO Dead Sea, Jordan University

If you can’t attend the 2017 EO Hyderabad University, your next opportunity to attend EO’s premier global learning event is not too far away! The 2018 EO Dead Sea, Jordan University is scheduled for 28 February-4 March 2018Sign up for the interest list to receive more information!

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GEI Survey Info – This is a PEAK item and adds value to our Chapter!

The Global GEI (Global Entrepreneur Indicator) Survey was launched on August 2nd and continues to August 31 – it came  direct form Global.

If you have not filled out the survey please do so ASAP (only 19 member have completed this to date)  Subject Line for email: EO GEI Survey – Global Entrepreneur Indicator – Take Action Today the link in the email is just for you.

Android Version of the EO App is now released!

The Android version of the EO Network App is now OUT! Download it today. This app allows members to connected instantly to all of their networks, reach out to EO members when traveling, and to register for events right within the app! The password and login are the same as if they were signing into EOnetwork.org. Want to learn more, check out this video.

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We now have a new process for new members that are looking to utilize their $500 New Member Voucher for NERVE 2017:

  • Eligible new members will register for NERVE
  • Members looking to use their voucher will need to complete the following registration online to be reimbursed: https://www.eonetwork.org/member/events-and-learning/event-details?eventid=ad63f1ec-4b19-e711-9426-00155df03a08
  • Step by step instructions are on the page to help guide members
  • Refunds will be issued on a monthly basis to the business address listed on the member profile
  • Members can see if they are eligible on their “Member Homepage” on Eonetwork.org. A banner will be present indicating how many days remain for the voucher to be used. If no such banner exists, they are no longer eligible.

For all other qualifying events (events other than NERVE), members will have a check box option to redeem their voucher on the individual event’s registration page. The above link is only for NERVE 2017. Members that have already submitted an old voucher request form have already been notified and we are working with them on this new process.

Please direct any questions to Catherine Buckingham, (cbuckingham@eonetwork.org) Global Membership Coordinator, or Courtney Hogan (chogan@eonetwork.org)

 

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Greetings from MyEO .

Women of EO annual summit is back after a successful summit last year in Aspen Colorado. This year , it will be held on the 23-26 August in Athens, Greece.

Summit Price at USD1,500 .

There are great speakers in line for the summit. Summit is open to all male and female members , spouses and prospects. This will be a great opportunity to invite and share with your prospects.

I attached here the brochure on the summit and information links about the Women of EO and the Summit . Would be appreciate if you could share this with your chapter members .

Helpful links:

Women of EO Website and Summit Information:

https://www.WomenOfEO.org

Join the MyEO Women of EO Group:

https://www.eonetwork.org/member/myeo/groups/group-details/?gid=e677d6a5-cd32-e611-941a-00155df03a08

Register for the MyEO Women of EO 2017 Summit:

https://www.eonetwork.org/member/myeo/events/event-details/?eventid=4a725633-5cfe-e611-9423-00155df03a08

Join the Women of EO Facebook Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/394572000731720/

Thank you

Gwennie Lee

MyEO Coordinator

 

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New Member Voucher Link for NERVE 2017

We now have a new process for new members that are looking to utilize their $500 New Member Voucher for NERVE 2017:

  • Eligible new members will register for NERVE
  • Members looking to use their voucher will need to complete the following registration online to be reimbursed: https://www.eonetwork.org/member/events-and-learning/event-details?eventid=ad63f1ec-4b19-e711-9426-00155df03a08
  • Step by step instructions are on the page to help guide members
  • Refunds will be issued on a monthly basis to the business address listed on the member profile
  • Members can see if they are eligible on their “Member Homepage” on Eonetwork.org. A banner will be present indicating how many days remain for the voucher to be used. If no such banner exists, they are no longer eligible.

For all other qualifying events (events other than NERVE), members will have a check box option to redeem their voucher on the individual event’s registration page. The above link is only for NERVE 2017. Members that have already submitted an old voucher request form have already been notified and we are working with them on this new process.

 NEW EO App!

A new way for your members to interact with your chapter, their Forum, and the rest of the #EONATION. Members are automatically connected with their chapter upon signing on. Search nearby events, both inside and outside of the member’s chapter and register right on the mobile app! Members are also able to tap into the Global Directory and search Partnership deals. If your members are visiting a new city, this app taps into your location and helps members to find EO events and members nearby – connecting has never been easier!

Hyderabad University

Registration for the 2017 EO Hyderabad University opens on May 15th. From October 25-29, come learn from the movers and shakers behind India’s ascent to global power. Discover the heritage of a welcoming city that embodies diversity. Explore the length and breadth of a nation steeped in history. Experience the flavors, sights and sounds that make India so unique. Visit the University website and register on May 15th!

 

EO Family Retreat & Experience

Registration is now open! Bring your family and join other EO families in Orlando, Florida for an opportunity for learning and fun under the sun. Please see the attached flyer, or email learning@eonetwork.org with any questions.

 

US East New Member Benefits Calls

Nadia and I are now inviting all new members to attend a benefits call with us! We cover who we are as a region, updating member profiles, navigating EOnetwork.org, events/events registration, all of our amazing benefits, and more! These calls are held on a weekly basis every Friday at 2pm EST. To view a list of new members that have been invited, have attended, and upcoming call times please visit out Dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/65j0lp8bk93pvoi/AACshB4OiQOweIhyl39Cxk8ga?dl=0

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Download the March Edition of Octane
Did you receive your copy of the latest Octane? Download the newest edition of EO’s award-winning magazine and prepare to learn and grow from your peers’ experiences. In this issue, we touch on such topics as running a business in the burgeoning cannabis industry, adopting a “flat” infrastructure and the merits of becoming a B-Corp, among others. Should you like to write for a future edition of Octane, or change your delivery preference, please contact us.
Join Another Valuable Network at EO@IMD
EO@IMD will help your family businesses navigate its unique and inherent challenges, creating potential for long-term continuity and sustainable growth. Did you know that after graduating EO@IMD, you will have access to IMD’s alumni network? Registration is open now! Email us with questions.

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YOU’RE INVITED! Grow Your Company Conference (GrowCo) INC Magazine

EO members receive a $595 price point ($300 discount) to the GrowCo (growco.inc.com) conference with code EOGC. GrowCo will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from May 8 to 10, 2017 and feature an outstanding lineup of speakers including, Kevin O’Leary (Shark Tank), Neil Blumenthal (Warby Parker), Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), and Steve Case (Revolution).

Forum Retreat Database

The Forum team is currently working on compiling and strengthening our list of resources for Forums going on annual retreats. All compiled information will be turned into “EO Forum Retreat City Guides.” We are looking to gather information on cities where EO has chapters. All entries received by April 15th will be eligible for a drawing for one Chapter Forum Summit ($4,500 value) to be delivered in the next fiscal year! Please find the attached flyer for more information or submit your entry!

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Win US$5,000 for MyEO Events
MyEO is proud to announce its first regional MyEO competition, a contest to see which EO region is most active in MyEO Groups, on the EO website. Just follow these three easy steps:

  1. Go to the MyEO website.
  2. Find the MyEO Group that resonates with your interests and passions (you can choose from adventure, recreation, industry-specific or professional groups).
  3. Sign up for the MyEO Group of your choice between 10 March and 26 April.
The region with the highest percentage of participating members will be rewarded US$5,000 to put toward their own MyEO Events! The prize will be divided between the two chapters with the highest percentages of sign-ups; first prize is US$3,000, and the second prize is US$2,000. The winning region will be also be announced during the 2017 Global Leadership Conference (GLC) in Frankfurt, Germany.
 
For further details and conditions, email us
Register Now for MyEO Events at GLC

Situated in the heart of Europe, Frankfurt is the perfect location to explore surrounding European countries. Join a sea of orange Dutchies on King’s Day in Amsterdam, or race the Green Hell throughout Germany! Explore all of these options today! Registration will close at the end of March.
MyEO Premier Groups
MyEO Premier Groups’ annual summits offer the perfect opportunity to connect with other members in remarkable locations. Don’t miss these once-in-a-lifetime trips! Learn more about MyEO Premier Groups by contacting MyEO Director, Nataliya Karnaushenko.
We Invite You to Experience Bhutan 
Take part in a truly unique opportunity to discover Bhutan at the incredible price of US$2,500, which covers the cost of the program, accommodations, meals, transport and your visa. If you sign up by 31 March, the cost is only US$2,300. Held from 1-5 July, you will learn from social change-makers; engage the community through volunteering; savor organic food; immerse yourself in traditional sports and craft; and experience warm Bhutanese hospitality. For more information on the EO Engage Summit in Bhutan, contact Champion, Ken Koh (EO Singapore). 
Discover Your Personal Best at the Women of EO Summit
Join 120 Women of EO Premier Group members and prospective EO members in Athens, Greece, this August! This groundbreaking summit will bring women and men together to explore the most meaningful areas of our lives: business, health, leadership, relationships, family and personal growth.

Hosted in heart of the Athenian Riviera, the Women of EO Summit is designed to unify and empower women entrepreneurs to live their best lives. It will be different from any other EO event you’ve attended, one that members will be talking about for years! For more information on Women of EO, please contact Champion, Winnie Hart (EO Houston), and check out the video of the 2016 Women of EO Summit

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Did you know that EO has a brand new Executive Education program focused specifically on EO members that have family businesses with the prestigious International Institute for Management Development (IMD) ? This intensive 3 day program covers topics such as: Learning from long-lasting and successful privately held businesses, What do high performing leaders actually do to be outstanding in resolving differences quickly and effectively?, Succession and Family Governance, and more!  You can attend solo or bring one member from your family business to attend!  

Fast Facts

Website: http://events.eonetwork.org/eo-imd/

Registration Link: https://www.eonetwork.org/member/events-and-learning/event-details?eventid=95aaa4c0-4b5a-e611-941a-00155df03a08

Registration Fee: US$4950/person. Registration fee includes all programming, meals and accommodations from 28 – 30 August 2017.

Number of Participants: 70 EO Members and their family business partners, colleagues or staff. You are encouraged to register and bring one member from your family business to participate in full with you, however, this is not mandatory for attendance.

Location: International Institute for Management Development (IMD) Lausanne, Switzerland

 

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Grow Your Company Conference (GrowCo) by Inc. Magazine
Are you interested in attending Inc.’s GrowCo? EO members will receive a US$300 discount off the regular conference price by using the code: EOGC. GrowCo will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, from 8-10 May, and will feature an outstanding lineup of speakers, including Kevin O’Leary (“Shark Tank”), Neil Blumenthal (Warby Parker), Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook) and Steve Case (Revolution). All EO members attending the conference will be connected by email before the event.

 

EO@IMD: Navigating Your Family Business – Registration Coming Soon!
If you own a family enterprise, or plan to appoint a relative as a successor, join us from 28-30 August for EO@IMD: Navigating Your Family Business. This three-day, intensive learning program, held in Lausanne, Switzerland, will provide you with world-class education from family business experts and established family firms. According to a 2016 survey by PwC, most issues within family businesses could be resolved or avoided through strategic planning for the future. Learn more and register on 14 March.

 

Save the Date for the 2017 EO Hyderabad University!
Your next opportunity to attend a University is approaching fast! The 2017 EO Hyderabad University will take place from 25-29 October. Twice a year, members from around the world gather for a four-day conference packed with opportunities to learn, network and explore different cultures. Don’t miss out on your chance to do this same! Subscribe to the interest list to receive updates about this upcoming University, including the registration date and times, speakers and more!
2017 EO Family Retreat & Experience – Register on 14 March
EO is proud to announce that registration for the EO Family Retreat & Experience will open on 14 March. This four-day adventure, designed for you and your loved ones to learn and grow together, will be held from 2-6 August in Orlando, Florida, USA, at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando. The program will help you build the framework for a stronger family unit, while your children will become inspired and ready to develop into confident, self-sufficient individuals. All of this, of course, with plenty of fun along the way. Review registration details and fees on the event website, be sure to subscribe to the interest list and join the Facebook group for important updates! Contact the EO Global Events team with any questions.

 

Join the MyEO Women of EO Group
Eager to learn and grow alongside fellow women entrepreneurs? Join the MyEO Women of EO Group, a dynamic group that gives women entrepreneurs in EO an opportunity to engage at scheduled events, empowers them through powerful connections and ongoing dialogue, and spotlights their strengths through the Women of EO Leadership Summit, to occur from 23-26 August. Save the date— registration opens in March, and will be available for group members first! Learn more.
Listen for Upcoming Virtual Learning Opportunities
Can you imagine your sales growth increasing from US$0 to more than US$2 billion? Listen to Brian Halligan’s story—and others—on the EO Podcast. Through our e-Learning adventures, learn how you can balance brain power and “Wake Up Productive”! Both e-courses are free and self-paced; exclusive for EO members and Accelerator participants. And stay tuned for the launch of a new podcast, “Wonder,” on 14 March. Take advantage of these virtual learning opportunities and more by visiting EO’s Virtual Learning webpage.

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Forum Retreat Database

The Forum team is currently working on compiling and strengthening our list of resources for Forums going on annual retreats. All compiled information will be turned into “EO Forum Retreat City Guides.” We are looking to gather information on cities where EO has chapters. All entries received by April 15th will be eligible for a drawing for one Chapter Forum Summit ($4,500 value) to be delivered in the next fiscal year! Please submit your entry here!

Become a Mentor for the EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Give back to the next generation of entrepreneurs! The EO GSEA season is in full-swing, and we are looking for EO members to participate as mentors for the 50 student entrepreneurs preparing for the Global Finals in Frankfurt, Germany, from 27-29 April. No mentorship experience is needed, as we will provide educational content and guides to both the mentor and mentee. If you’re interested in participating, please complete this survey by 1 March.

Leaders Wanted for a Global University Planning Team

Have you attended Universities or participated in a regional or Global event-planning team? Are you interested in joining a team that creates unforgettable member experiences? We are looking for members who are interested in creating the next University! Learn more.

Listen for Upcoming Virtual Learning Opportunities

Can you imagine inheriting a declining family business in your 20s, only to completely turn it around within 10 years? Listen to Richard Bryan’s story—and others—on the EO Podcast. And stay tuned for the launch of a new podcast, “Wonder,” on 14 March. Take advantage of these virtual learning opportunities and more by visiting EO’s VL webpage.

Registration for EO@IMD: Navigating Your Family Business Opens Soon

What type of companies are the most successful in a recession, diversify most organically and encounter very little debt? Family businesses. If you own a family enterprise, plan to appoint a relative as a successor, or are thinking ahead to your business legacy, invest in your future. Join us in Lausanne, Switzerland, for EO@IMD: Navigating Your Family Business, from28-30 August. Receive world-class education, learn from family business experts, and experience this game-changing program with your colleagues and fellow EO members. Learn more and register on 14 March.

Virtual Learning: Women’s Podcast Channel

On March 14th EO will be offering the Women’s Podcast channel: Wonder! Members and Accelerators are welcome to enjoy 45 minute discussions with successful women entrepreneurs around the world. EO Podcast is designed for all entrepreneurs with a thirst for learning to better their business and themselves. There are also online courses available. To register, please follow this link.