The Breakaway CEO Summit is coming to Bangkok. Some of Southeast Asia’s leading business executives will guide interactive sessions around four key areas that will help emerging regional businesses rapidly scale-up — talent, technology, global trade and sustainability.
For CEOs, by CEOs
Bloomberg Breakaway is different. With a focus on sharing real-life case studies and interactive problem solving, the summit puts our CEO attendees at the core. CEOs leave the Breakaway Summit with new strategies, skills, and perspectives that could transform their organizations.
For 2020, the Breakaway CEO Summit heads to Bangkok. Some of Southeast Asia’s leading business executives will guide interactive sessions around four key areas that will help regional businesses rapidly scale-up — talent, technology, global trade and sustainability.
The Breakaway summits in New York, London and Bangkok are powered by the global Breakaway CEO Community – a year round global peer network of high-growth CEOs and founders who are focused continuous innovation, industry disruption and dynamic leadership.
September 30 - Wednesday
Registration Opens and Welcome Refreshments
CROSS BORDER TRADE: Navigating the Trade Storm
International expansion used to be an obvious path to business growth. Then Donald Trump became US President. And movement of goods and services across borders became trickier. But looks like the global trade scenario could be more stable in 2020. The China-US trade agreement and RCEP could be signed, and the TPP might be back on the cards after the US election. Experts tell us what the
future holds for global trade and how businesses should take advantage.
Cross Border Trade Workshop
CROSS BORDER TRADE Interview: Trade War Winner
We profile an emerging cross-border business that has grown during the trade war. How are they planning to succeed after a signed trade deal and RCEP?
DIGITAL ECONOMY AND E-COMMERCE: The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Artificial intelligence, 5G and the internet of things are combining to revolutionize the way businesses operate. From manufacturing to making supply chains more efficient to the eventual customer experience, we uncover how companies of all sizes must adapt to succeed in a digital first economy.
E-commerce and Super-App Workshop
DIGITAL ECONOMY AND E-COMMERCE Interview: Super Growth with Super Apps
Food, logistics, mobility, messaging, banking – one-stop-shop super-apps like Grab and GOJEK are changing the regional business landscape. Can businesses harness the power of super-apps without being swallowed by them? We hear direct from a super-app executive.
FUNDING: The Funding Roadmap
Top investors tell us how successful founders and CEOs make their businesses more attractive to investors, then reveal the hot sectors and industries that will attract the most investment in the year ahead, and why.
FUNDING: Funding Worshop
FUNDING Interview: How I Got the Money
We profile a founder whose business has gone from strength to strength. How did they secure a continuous stream of funding? What tips do they have for other cash hungry founders?
HUMAN CAPITAL: Mother's Talent
The same number of men and women enter the workforce but top leadership positions are dominated by men. Women drop out usually because of the demands of family life. We highlight global workplaces that help mothers back into work.
HUMAN CAPITAL Workshop
HUMAN CAPTAL Interview: Good Business
What’s good for society and environment is also becoming good for recruitment and employee satisfaction. What’s the best way to start a sustainable brand story to attract the best talent? We hear from a senior executive balancing purpose and profit.