The Global Innovation Summit is the GFCC’s flagship event, held in conjunction with the annual meeting. The Global Innovation Summit convenes high-level leaders from business, government, academia, civil society, and global think tanks for vibrant discussions on the state of global competitiveness and ways to enhance innovation capacity worldwide.
Since the GFCC’s inception, the Global Innovation Summit has been held in the U.S. (2010), Brazil (2011), United Arab Emirates (2012), Korea (2013), Canada (2014), Saudi Arabia (2015), and the United Kingdom (2016). The 2017 Global Innovation Summit was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is a network of leaders and organizations from around the world committed to the implementation of competitiveness strategies to drive innovation, productivity, and prosperity for their nations, regions, and cities. The GFCC develops and implements ideas, concepts, initiatives and tools to understand and navigate the complex competitiveness landscape.