2017 ANNUAL MEETING

AGENDA

Global prosperity can only be achieved with an economy that provides equity and opportunity for everyone. With the theme “Uplifting the Invisible Class”, the 2017 Annual Meeting will challenge participants to outline a vision for a new, global economy – where the poor, underserved and dislocated middle class are viewed as untapped assets for entrepreneurship, job creation and economic growth.

We will examine the “Invisible Class” in six tracks: The Identity Class, The Working Class, The Generational Class, The Self-Sufficiency Class, The Aspirational Class and the Excluded Class. Attendees will be challenged to generate “5 Big Ideas” around Working Group topics that will serve as a blueprint for action.

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LOCATION

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 521-0000

HOST HOTEL ROOM BLOCK

Experience urban energy and a stylish vibe at the newly renovated Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Conveniently located in Peachtree Center, our indoor MARTA access offers guests direct access to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport just 15 miles away. This newly modernized downtown Atlanta hotel puts you near sites like Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center and College Football Hall of Fame. Relax in The Spa, stay fit in our 24-hour fitness center and enjoy unique dining options like Sear, High Velocity and Starbucks. Stay in one of 1,663 new, state-of-the-art guestrooms including 94 spacious suites, offering floor-to-ceiling windows with amazing skyline views.

We have negotiated the guaranteed lowest rate at the hotel for our guests. These rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. As our room block always sells out, we strongly encourage early reservations.

MAKE RESERVATION

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

We are pleased to offer a 10% discount for air travel on our Official Airline, Delta. Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com/meeting. Select “Book Your Flight” and enter Meeting Code NMPVT.
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Attendees may also receive a 10% off the best available rate from Amtrak to Atlanta, GA between April 07 – April15. To book, call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245. Special Amtrak Convention Fare Code number X25E-966. Discount fares cannot be booked via the internet. Amtrack Carbon Emissions Calculator

NEAREST AIRPORT

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
6000 North Terminal Parkway, Suite 4000
Atlanta, GA 30320
(800) 897-1910
(404) 530-7300

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES

Each year, we intentionally curate an eclectic mix of innovative and provocative thought leaders from across sectors who have incredible stories and insights to share. Our audience arrives at the Annual Meeting with focus and intention, and we seek to provide the highest level of insight and pragmatic takeaways through our speaker selections.

To recommend a speaker for consideration, please complete the Speaker Recommendation Form.

MEDIA INFORMATON

The Annual Meeting is covered by over 100 media outlets from around the world. To request media credentials for the 2017 event, please. Click Here

VOLUNTEER INFO

The Annual Meeting would not be possible without the support of hundreds of volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please. Click Here

CONTACT

Phone: (213) 891-2900

General Questions: info@hopeglobalforums.org

Media: media@hopeglobalforums.org

Volunteers: volunteers@hopeglobalforums.org

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