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!
- Go to the MyEO website.
- Find the MyEO Group that resonates with your interests and passions (you can choose from adventure, recreation, industry-specific or professional groups).
- Sign up for the MyEO Group of your choice between 10 March and 26 April.
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!
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.
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: http://pol.eonetwork.org
The regional council structure is changing effective next year. Find out more at: http://pol.eonetwork.org/regional-council-realignment/
Any Questions? Contact us at: email@example.com
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! https://www.facebook.com/groups/243000292452183/
Moderator Summits: Coming to a town near you!
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:
- EO Mexico University – Mexico City, Mexico; 1-5 March, 2017
- London Business School Growth Forum – London, England; 22-25 March, 2017
- Global Leadership Conference – Frankfurt, Germany; 29 April – 2 May, 2017
- Entrepreneurial Master’s Program – Year 1, Class of 2019 – Dedham; 24-28 May, 2017
- Applications available in October
- EO@Wharton: Elevating Finance & Operations– Wharton School of UPenn, Philadelphia, 9-12 May, 2017
Save the Dates:
- Family Retreat & Experience, 2-6 August, 2017– (Orlando, Florida) A rare opportunity to engage with fellow EO families and achieve excellence as an individual and as a family!
- 2017 EO Mexico Global University, 1-5 March
- GLC 2017 – April 28th to May 1st in Frankfurt, Germany
- EO NERVE 2017– Ft. Lauderdale, FL October 5-8
- Until January 30th– Register at a discounted rate!
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
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? Emaillearning@eonetwork.org
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: https://www.eonetwork.org/member/events-and-learning/event-details?eventid=35ef81a4-1396-e611-9421-00155df03a08
Registration Date: 15 November 2016. Review the regional registration timeline below or here: http://events.eonetwork.org/wharton/registration/
Registration Fee: US$4,800 per year (includes accommodations, most meals and all learning materials).
Dates: 9-12 May 2017
Program Goals: http://events.eonetwork.org/wharton/program-goals-2/
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)
- Join MyEO Forums based on geography or industry
- Expand your network through specialized MyEO Groups
- Host MyEO Events aligned with your passions
- EO Youth Exchange (EOYX) – Pramod Raheja, EO DC
- Women of EO – Marsha Ralls, EO DC
- Entrepreneurs Under 30* – Cedric Waldburger, EO Switzerland – Zurich
- Deal Makers* – Alan Peterson, EO Orange County
- EO Engage – Champion to be announced shortly!
*Coming soon to the MyEO website