Fifty heads of state from six continents have committed to join Michael Bloomberg for his second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum, making it one of the most-attended events by heads of government in 2018. The event, focused on strengthening global trade and economic alliances, will be held Sept. 26 at the Plaza Hotel, alongside 73rd U.N. General Assembly.
Bloomberg Global Business Forum
September 26, 2018
New York City
Amid the ongoing trade tensions between the United States and major economic partners, a new Bloomberg Global Business Forum poll conducted by Morning Consult shows that a plurality of Americans want more — not less — trade with major economies such as Canada and the European Union, but are more skeptical when it comes to the economic relationship with China.
For the second year in a row, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will convene world leaders and CEOs for a Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York on September 26 during the United Nations General Assembly.
Mr. Bloomberg will host a reorganized and rebranded Bloomberg Global Business Forum at the Plaza Hotel, drawing a high-powered crowd and speakers from Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple, to President Emmanuel Macron of France.
As global chief executives wrestle with how to engage with government leaders, a group including Alibaba’s Jack Ma and Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, will convene more than 100 fellow business leaders to meet with dozens of heads of state in September.
The former mayor of New York and founder of the eponymous financial data firm is launching the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, a one-day event on Sept. 20. Around 100 CEOs and 30 senior government leaders are confirmed to attend the invite-only gathering thus far, the organizers tell Quartz.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to bring together more than 30 heads of state and 100 CEOs in New York on Sept. 20, in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly, as part of a plan to move into the elite space once held by the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting.