10 May Congress of European Managers, Budva, Montenegro
“LEADERSHIP IN CHALLENGING TIMES”
June 6th and 7th 2016, Budva, hotel Splendid
Last 6th and 7th June EMA participated with an important delegation representing its Member organizations to the first Congress of the European Managers. More than 300 participants (managers, political leaders, academics, experts of management issues, journalists), coming from all over Europe have gathered in Budva (Montenegro) for this two-day event, which definitely represents the first large-scale gathering of managers in the Balkan area. Participants and speakers came from all over Europe, as well as from India.
Besides AMM, the main organizer of the event, EMA was sided by CEC European Managers and other regional associations of managers: HMA, the Hellenic Management Association; CROMA, the Croatian association of managers and SAM, the Serbian association of Managers. EMA has signed, last December with CEC European Managers, a cooperation agreement to develop common initiatives and events focusing on leadership and management issues
The Congress has also offered a major opportunity for networking at regional level, and has represented the first step of a process of institutional building for managerial associations in an area of our continent that looks at the European Union as a social model.
The main event of the Congress has been an international conference dedicated to discussing what different approaches to leadership can be effective to facing the many challenges of our present, difficult times. “Leadership in challenging times” was the title of the conference, with 23 confirmed speakers giving lectures and animating debates on issues like creativity, women in leadership positions, socially responsible leadership and business models transfer.
Next to the conference, EMA, CEC European Managers and the Association of managers of south-eastern Europe have held their internal statutory meetings.
Download the Congres’ promotional material here.