The sixth World Lithuanian Economic Forum

July 07, 2014

The sixth World Lithuanian Economic Forum this year will be held on July 7, in Radisson Blu Hotel Lithuania, Vilnius. The event that gathers business leaders, entrepreneurs, creators and successfull personalities of Lithuanian origin this time will focus on two main topics – business and economy as well as education policy.

The main message of the event “Thoughts. Words. Deeds” refers to the aim to make this Forum not only a place for the great ideas and insights, but also to produce specific proposals, which could grow into real actions by the Government, business and society. Therefore along with the speakers presentations interactive workshops will take place, leading to purifying problems of each sector and finding new ways to solve them.

Forum is organized by the Lithuanian Business Confederation in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Ministry of Economy of Lithuania, GLL | Global Lithuanian Leaders and Enterprise Lithuania.

History

WLEF is the largest economic event for global Lithuanians that brings together leading international and local economic players across a range of industries, gives them an opportunity to make valuable connections and explore the opportunities that Lithuania has to create a powerful global community of Lithuanians overseas.

The first Forum named “Competitive Lithuania: Innovative Economy, Effective Business Development and Investment” was organized in 2009 in Vilnius. In 2010 WLEF “High tech Innovation & Investment: Local to Global” was held in London. In 2011 WLEF came back to Vilnius with “Competitive Future Lithuania: Personalities, Knowledge and Innovations Investments” and 2012 it took place in Chicago. This year, the same as last, Forum will be held in Vilnius.

Forum is under the patronage of the president of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė