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    9-10 November 2017, Budapest, Hungary





  • "The level and quality of OPEN Conference goes beyond what TED conferences offer.”

    #1 Hungarian news portal, index.hu

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    OPEN Conference 2018

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  • Pre-register your interest

    We'll let you know once the tickets are available. OPEN Conference 2018 is coming this autumn.

  • Why Attend?

    OPEN Conference - the international diversity conference for business leaders

    It is a well documented fact that diversity at the workplace increases financial performance, boosts creativity and innovation, and contributes to talent attraction and retention. Furthermore, employees generally feel better, happier and more loyal.

    In a nutshell, being open is not only the right thing to do, but it also makes business sense - on every level.


    This is what the OPEN Conference is about.



    In 2017, OPEN Conference focuses on role models and shows through them how top-down and bottom-up initiatives can make a workplace more diverse thus more successful.

  • OPEN Conference 2016 in Numbers


    attendees, sold out event


    decision makers from Fortune 500 Companies


    speakers, panelists and workshop facilitators

    From 12

    countries and 3 continents

  • OPEN Focuses in 2017: The Role Models

    OPEN Lays Out the Business Case


    OPEN is the international diversity conference for CEOs and HR, diversity, marketing and communications decision makers, as well as representatives of employee resource groups. OPEN represents a unique approach in Central and Eastern Europe - and presumably beyond. Designed for business leaders, while laying out the business case, it deals with diversity as a whole.

    OPEN Showcases Best Practices to Inspire Changes the Next Day

    OPEN aims to inspire positive change already in the short term. OPEN showcases best practices and zooms in a variety of pressing topics such as LGBTQ people, women, people with disabilities and ethnic minorities in the workplace.

    As speakers, leaders from some of the world’s most impactful organizations, minds behind businesses with unusual solutions and inspiring thought leaders will be your guides along the way to build on diversity, leverage success, increase happiness – and do the right thing.

    OPEN is to Build Your International Network of Diversity Advocates

    OPEN is the annual forum for current and future diversity champions to meet, learn and share.

    Join us 10 November at the conference, and stay with us on the 9th for a day of workshops, in Budapest, Hungary, the captivating capital in the middle of Central and Eastern Europe.

  • Why Diversity Matters?

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