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Seize your opportunity at the St. Gallen Symposium 2016

Would you like to qualify as a ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ then you are the right person to participate in the St. Gallen Symposium! During May 2016, the 46th St. Gallen Symposium will take place, and all graduate and postgraduate students are invited to participate for the prestigious Wings of Excellence Award 2016. Send in an essay (max. 2,100 words) answering the following question: What are alternatives to economic growth? Leaders of Tomorrow have expressed scepticism towards economic growth as it stands today and the St. Gallen Symposium challenges you to develop your alternative guidelines to the concept of growth.

The symposium will be held from 11 until 13 May 2016 at the university of St. Gallen, Switzerland. The deadline is already the 1st of February, so decide quickly and send in your essay! If you are selected by the jury to join the symposium all your expenses of your trip to Switzerland will be covered by the organization.

Seize your opportunity to qualify for the Symposium!

An independent jury will evaluate all the contributions according to specific criteria. The jury is composed of professors, corporate executives and entrepreneurs and they will select the authors of the best 100 contributions, qualify them as Leaders of Tomorrow, and invite them to the upcoming St. Gallen Symposium. If your performance on the essay and on the stage in St. Gallen is the best compared to the other finalists you will become the next beholder of the Wings of Excellence Award 2016.

Your St. Gallen experience will consist of:

  • A debate with 600 top global leaders and decision makers
  • Sharing your thoughts, ideas and visions with the global elite
  • Expenses for travel, board and lodging covered, travel service provided
  • Meeting 200 of the world’s brightest young minds
  • Small and intimate gatherings with world leaders, exclusively for the Leaders of Tomorrow
  • CHF 20,000.– prize money shared by the three winners
  • Broad media coverage
  • Becoming a member of a truly unique and strong global community.

Click here to find the application form and more information about the participation requirements.

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