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Global News

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.


Global News

News to Know:

1)      Global Leadership Conference

The GLC 2017 website is now officially live! The agenda is available for chapter officers, regional council members, spouses, and for GSEA using the dropdown feature. Hotel booking and registration will be available next week, January 11th. Please note the terms and conditions regarding cancellations and event payment for more information.

2)      NERVE 2017- Fort Lauderdale

Members have until January 30th to register at a discounted rate! Please help to spread the word. In addition, new members can use their event voucher for NERVE.

3)    Path of Leadership – Group 2 application deadline is approaching!

Applications for Regional Council Directors and Experts are now open at the Path of Leadership website. Presidents are being asked to submit three names for referral to help boost number of applications and leadership diversity. Presidents can do so using this link. Applications are due by January 15th.

4)    EO Insignia and EO Quantum Leap

Registration is now open for the EO Insignia and EO Quantum Leap Europe Campus from March 29th-30th. All IQL members worldwide and their spouses are invited to attend. The cost is $600 per person. To find out more details and to register you and learn more here. Any questions can be directed to Caryn Saitz at



Global News

MYEO – Are you looking to get more out of EO?

An easy and fun way to maximize your EO membership, MyEO has quickly become a favorite EO benefit by many. MyEO takes EO to the next level, offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences, specialized business or interest groups, Forums that match your business or life experiences, and more. Best of all, if there isn’t an event, group or Forum you want to engage, you can start
your own and invite the EO community to join. Click myeo_one-pager-pdf to read more.

Path of Leadership (Due date: Jan 15th)

Are you interested in taking your leadership to the next level? Path of Leadership Applications are open. Apply at:

The regional council structure is changing effective next year. Find out more at:

Any Questions? Contact us at:

Moderators on Social Media:  

Encourage your Moderators join our EO Moderators Facebook group to connect with their peers around the world to share tools, experiences and best practices!

Moderator Summits: Coming to a town near you!

Registration links:

European Moderator Summit: 25-26 January Lisbon, Portugal

European Moderator Training: 25 January Lisbon, Portugal

US Central Moderator Summit: 23-24 February San Antonio, Texas

US Central Moderator Training: 23 February San Antonio, Texas

MEPA Moderator Summit: 26-27 February Cape Town, South Africa

MEPA Moderator Training: 26 February Cape Town, South Africa

US West Moderator Leadership Summit: 9-10 March Las Vegas, Nevada

US West Moderator Training: 9 March Las Vegas, Nevada

APAC Moderator Summit: March Tokyo, Japan

South Asia Moderator Summit: Goa, India

Global Learning Events:

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Global News

The Global Membership Committee would like to recognize EO New Jersey on winning the October JOJA Award for most number of new members AND highest growth % in the US East . In particular, we would like to recognize the efforts of your Membership Chairs Scott Peloquin and Ronald Shovlin  towards expanding EO’s size and influence by recruiting a class of ‘quality’ new members

Global News

Interested in attending one of the top five rated business schools in the world and getting a better grip on your finances? Then see below! Questions?

EO@Wharton: Elevation Your Finance + Operations program

Registration is coming up in a few weeks, so please read the details below carefully, as the program sold out in 24 hours last year!


Number of Participants: 60 EO members

Registration Link:
Registration Date: 15 November 2016. Review the regional registration timeline below or here:
Registration Fee: US$4,800 per year (includes accommodations, most meals and all learning materials).
Dates9-12 May 2017

Program Goals:

Location: Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Region Local Time/Date in Region Registration Opens
Asia Pacific (APAC) 15 November, 2 a.m. GMT
(i.e. Auckland – 3 p.m. NZDT – GMT +13)
South Asia (SA) 15 November, 7 a.m. GMT
(i.e. New Dehli – 12:30 p.m. IST – GMT +5:30)
Europe 15 November, 7 a.m. GMT
(i.e. London – 7 a.m. GMT)
MEPA 15 November, 7 a.m. GMT
(i.e. Karachi – 12 p.m. PKT – GMT +5)
US East 15 November, 6 p.m. GMT
(i.e. New York – 1 p.m. EDT – GMT -5)
US Central 15 November, 6 p.m. GMT
(i.e. Chicago 12 p.m. CDT –GMT -6)
Latin America, Caribbean (LAC) 15 November, 6 p.m. GMT
(i.e. Mexico City – 12 p.m. CDT – GMT -6)
Canada 15 November, 6 p.m. GMT
(i.e. Montreal – 1 p.m. EDT– GMT -5)
US West 15 November, 6 p.m. GMT
(i.e. Los Angeles 10 a.m. PDT – GMT -8)


Global News – MyEO

Personalize Your EO Experience through MyEO
Eager to maximize your membership? Follow in the footsteps of your global peers by engaging MyEO, a program designed to unite members and foster growth through shared interests. 

  • Join MyEO Forums based on geography or industry
  • Expand your network through specialized MyEO Groups
  • Host MyEO Events aligned with your passions
Whatever the outlet, MyEO is your vehicle to personalize your EO experience! Learn more by watching this video, joining our Facebook group or contacting us.
MyEO: Making Dreams Come True
Have you read the latest edition of Octane, EO’s award-winning magazine? In this issue, EO South Florida’s Raul Pineiro shares how MyEO helped him fulfill his dream of returning to his homeland of Cuba. Read the article to discover how Raul used MyEO to achieve his lifelong goal.
Introducing MyEO Premier Groups
The MyEO Committee has identified five Premier Groups, created to increase EO’s support of our diverse membership. Each MyEO Group is listed below, along with the name of their respective champion. Contact these champions to learn more! 

*Coming soon to the MyEO website

Global Updates

Global Updates

Mexico University Registration is open!! For more info:


Path of Leadership Applications and position descriptions will be up on 15 October at


EMP Class of 2019 – Applications Opening Soon 

It’s almost time! On 25 October, applications for the Entrepreneurial Masters Program (EMP) – Class of 2019 will go live. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn alongside 65 of your peers like never before. EMP emphasizes leadership – the sessions are thorough and the experience is life-changing! Add yourself to the Executive Education interest list to receive important updates. Questions? Contact us!



Mark your calendars for EO24! EO’s premier virtual learning event, to be held 17 November, will present 24 hours of global entrepreneurial innovation and knowledge-sharing in a real-time, online learning environment. Watch and learn from some of the world’s greatest business minds from the convenience of your computer screen. Register and learn more at

Registration for the EO/London Business School Growth Forum  launches on Thursday, 13 October 2016. If you receive any inquiries please direct them to me, or Thanks so much!


Interested in attending one of the top business schools in the world? Then be sure to register on Thursday, 13 October for the 2017 EO/London Business School Growth Forum. At the EO/London Business School Growth Forum, you will experience highly interactive sessions driven by case studies of EO-like companies alongside your peers from around the world. All this will be delivered by a star-studded LBS team. Bestselling author, EO speaker and LBS Professor, John Mullins, and his LBS faculty team will lead you through 3 ½ days of life-altering learning. Questions? Email or

Fast Facts

ü  Registration:

o   You must sign into to register!

o   Check the global registration schedule below or click here to know what time to register:

ü  Fee: US$4950 (includes most meals, accommodations from 21-25 March 2017, and the learning curriculum)

ü  Dates: 22-25 March 2017

ü  Location: London Business School, Regent’s Park, London, United Kingdom

ü  Agenda:

ü  About Case-Method Learning:

Registration opens on 13 October 2016REGISTER HERE! 

Global News

EO – GEI Survey (It takes literally two minutes… Thanks everyone!)
A quick reminder to ask your forums to fill out this survey. It’s important that at least 30% of members complete the survey for us to remain eligible for PEAK! Here’s the link it took me literally 2 minutes to complete:

Questions about US East’s regional conference, EO NERVE?  Check out the event website, at

EO Leadership Academy, to be held from 4-8 December in Washington, D.C., USA, is an immersive program to teach and inspire personal leadership and transformation to a select group of member leaders. The application for the academy is now open and the deadline to apply is 15 August. Log on to the Leadership Academy website to find out more about the qualifications and application process.


Global News

“EO One Level Up”

Location & date: Munich, Germany during Oktoberfest (September 26th-28th). The biggest Social will bring all participants in one beer tent, allowing for intense networking.

To maximize the benefit for Accelerators, the event will be open to both Accelerators and EO members alike in a 50 / 50 ratio.

The conference will touch the personal lives of attendees in the first place. Participants will grow their personality and leave the conference being a better version of themselves. The learning sessions are all built on one another and will take the attendees on a journey to develop their own personality – ultimately translating to being better business leaders.

Tickets are expected to sell out very fast (the first 50 tickets are early birds).

I would be extremely grateful if you want to promote this event to your board and chapter, and if you can share all the news that we post on Facebook in your chapter Facebook page.

Questions? Check out the event website here: or, contact Leticia Navarro, Events Manager for EO’s Europe and Middle East, Pakistan and Africa regions, at

Global News

EO UNLIMITED: Unlimited 2016 ‘Magic No 7’ is about growth and the chances and opportunities over the next 7 years. The program includes a  4-day conference is filled with 24 impassioned speakers, pitches, presentations, panels and great socials. Only a few tickets left, Extend your stay in Rotterdam and buy your ticket now:

  •  EO Family Retreat and Experience
    • Registration for the 2016 EO Family Retreat and Experience, to be held 29 June – 2 July 2016 in Orlando, FL, USA.
    • The dates of the program are 29 June – 2 July 2016, starting Wednesday early evening and departures on Saturday morning. For more details, please check out the website. Don’t miss out on important updates and the opportunity to connect with other families by joining the Family Retreat and Experience Facebook Group! With inspirational speakers like Barrington Irving and Sean & Leigh Anne Tuohy and take home value from the Disney Youth Education Series and workshop speakers like Lizzie Post, this EO Family Program will be an EO event that you and your family shouldn’t miss! The program will touch on topics that YOU told us were important to you, your spouse and your family, such as communication, leadership, time management, ownership and responsibility and more! This program has been designed to allow you the time to connect and bond with your family, while learning and growing as individuals, couples, and as a family.
  • The 2016 EO London Global UniversityFast FactsLocation: London, England
  • Registration: Click here to register.
  • Website:
  • Hotel: Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel
  • Dates: 7-11 September 2016
  • EO invites you to join us in London from 7-11 September to celebrate the adventure that is entrepreneurial life. The learning aspect of the University will explore our entrepreneurial journey with a variety of speakers to challenge our mind, body and soul, and socials that will embrace the diversity and culture of this eclectic city. Visit the University website for more details, “like” the Facebook fan page and fill out the London Global University interest list to receive updates!