The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has announced the first keynote speakers presenting at the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) 2018. This year speakers will deliver presentations based around the Summit theme: ‘The Outdoor Industry – A Progressive Business Sector’, with the topic ‘Outdoor Digital’, a key focus.
The EOS takes place from 19-20 September 2018 at the Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmӧ Live, in Malmӧ Sweden and online delegate registration is now open. Bookings can be made with an early bird discount rate until Friday 27 July, at the EOS website www.europeanoutdoorsummit.com
Giving the keynote presentation, ‘Leaders in a Digital World’, Liselotte Engstam is Chair at Digoshen and Advisor to the European Commission on digitalisation of corporate governance and supports leaders moving into the digital age.
Based on leadership research and leadership engagement there are insights to build on and Liselotte’s presentation will discuss how leaders of the future will have to ‘sense at scale’, ‘involve to Innovate’ and ‘align the actions’ to take leadership into the digital age. This interactive session will explore the questions; are you coping with the increasing speed of change? Have you figured out what you need to un-learn in order to re-learn?And are you inspiring your team and ecosystem to take action?
Also speaking at the EOS is Magnus Welander, CEO and President of Swedish outdoor equipment transportation, packs and luggage specialist, Thule Group, who will present the keynote: presentation: ‘From Helping to Bring Stuff to the Trailhead – to Joining in the Fun!’
The driving force behind the transformation of Thule Group from a business associated with the automotive industry to a true sports and outdoor company, Magnus took over the role as CEO in 2010. His presentation will give delegates an insight into how the Thule Group has transformed from being the world-leader in car transport solutions for bikes, kayaks, skis and other equipment, to becoming a company that also helps consumers enjoy active lives with products such as bike hydration packs, jogging strollers and hiking packs, by holding true to their brand motto ‘Bring your life’.
The EOG is pleased to welcome the world’s largest zip manufacturer, YKK, world-leading provider of permanent odour control technology, Polygiene and Swedish company Light My Fire as Support Sponsors.
Offering excellent value for money, the EOS early bird delegate place costs just 5550 SEK + VAT (approx. €550), increasing to 6550 SEK + VAT (approx. €650) from 28 July. In addition to a full programme of speakers, the delegate rate also includes a Networking Evening, which takes place on 19 September. Delegates can book accommodation at the Clarion Hotel, which is attached to the Malmӧ Live congress centre. Rooms at the venue can be booked directly via a link from the EOS website.
For more information about the Summit, visit www.europeanoutdoorsummit.com