The Tricity is proud to announce that it will host the 11th Edition of the Association of Business Service Leader’s (ABSL) Summit: Beyond tomorrow. Building a sustainable future – an event organized by the most innovative companies in the world. The summit will take place on 4-5 June 2020 at Amber Expo in Gdańsk.
Representatives of the Pomerania Voivodeship both with the local governments of the cities of Gdańsk, Gdynia, Sopot and Invest in Pomerania – a nonprofit initiative, actively attracting investors and potential employees to the region, are the official partners of the Summit that will bring together world-class speakers and global business experts. The Summit will confront the vision of the future global economy shaped by the idea of sustainable development and the subsequent consequences for businesses.
The Summit will run on three tracks: People, Business and Technology. Each of these tracks will feature speakers and experts who will challenge the attendees to think about the changes in social attitudes. They will consider how to meet expectations towards businesses and the ethical dimensions of sustainability and the role of technology in bridging inequalities.
Local government of Pomerania Voivodeship both with the representatives of Gdańsk, Gdynia, Sopot and Invest in Pomerania look forward to making outstanding contributions based on their decade-long experience in developing and showcasing the business attractiveness of the Pomerania region.
Partnership with the 11th ABSL Summit reflects our endeavors in fostering a positive business environment in the region. As the region with a diverse and vibrant job market and expanding business opportunities, it is a natural habitat for the sector of cutting-edge services for business. We offer ABSL our full support through our Invest in Pomerania initiative and look forward to welcoming all the delegates and speakers and showing them the full potential of Pomerania, says Mieczysław Struk, Marshal of the Pomerania Voivodeship.
The 11th ABSL Summit in Tricity will support the promotion of the Pomerania region as a place with an excellent environment for developing entrepreneurship and job opportunities. “the shared services sector in the Tricity is growing exponentially. Multiculturalism is part of the Tricity DNA and the centres fit right in as they are attracting the best talent from across the world. This is demonstrated by the fact that sector alone speaks over 45 languages on a daily basis”, he continues
-Tricity is one of the biggest service clusters in Poland. The region reported the highest increase in employment in service centers over the last three years – by 56%. Currently, 25,000 people work there, in almost 150 facilities. This shows how great conditions for investors are offered by the region. This is also a place, in which the authorities are constantly striving to improve the quality of life of all citizens in harmony with the principles of sustainable development. It makes Tricity a brilliant place to celebrate the beginning of the second decade of ABSL Summit known for its far-sighted agenda and the ever-increasing number of renowned speakers. This year we will face responsibility for sustainable business in the era of accelerating technologies and social expectations – underlines Janusz Dziurzyński, Vice President ABSL.
ABSL Summit is one of the largest business events in Central Europe, bringing together over a thousand participants each year – global business leaders, representatives of local and central government and European administration, experts, scientists and the most opinion-forming media. Among the previous guests were inter alia Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Tony Blair, Condoleezza Rice, David Cameron, Lech Wałęsa, Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, Jerzy Buzek, Mateusz Morawiecki and Marek Belka.