— Southern California will serve as a global entrepreneurial hub for business leaders in attendance –
San Diego, California (April 21, 2015) – On May 3rd – 5th, more than 1,000 entrepreneurial leaders from over 48 countries will gather in San Diego for EO’s yearly Global Leadership Conference (GLC). As the world’s only peer-to-peer entrepreneurial organization, EO’s global events are designed to galvanize entrepreneurs looking to connect with a community of more than 10,000 members to gain leadership skills, perspective and awareness.
EO Global Chairman Blair Assaly stated of the occasion: “For more than 25 years, EO has been supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world as they transform businesses, communities, industries and the lives of those they lead. During this year’s GLC, we are taking that support to another level by giving our member leaders the tools they need to further engage the world and make a mark. In doing so, they will serve as greater catalysts of change and find new ways to give back through entrepreneurship.”
“We are thrilled to be the host of this years Global Leadership Conference and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization leaders and we look forward to meeting fellow business owners and members that make huge contributions on a global level”, stated Matt McDaniel, EO San Diego Chapter President. Les Kollegian, San Diego Chapter Communications Chair added, “This is the first time the global conference has been held in San Diego and we are very much looking forward to hosting this amazing group of people in our home city while contributing to our local economy”. Currently, the San Diego chapter has over 100 entrepreneur members who employ more than 3,000 people in the San Diego community and generate a combined annual revenue of US$473 million. EO’s San Diego-based companies employ an average of 36 employees and average more than US$5 million in annual sales.
About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization
The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 10,000 influential business owners with 147 chapters in 48 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.
About the Global Leadership Conference
The 2015 Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Global Leadership Conference (GLC), a three-day entrepreneurial learning event, will reconvene more than 1,000 business owners in what is slated to be an extraordinary leadership-development event. Serving as a nexus of the global entrepreneur community, the GLC is an opportunity for EO members to understand the depth of leadership through learning sessions founded on strategic principles, while exploring new ways to define leadership. Entrepreneurs will experience different perspectives with programming built to inspire exchange between different cultures and ideas that provoke a broadening of perspective.