Plan Your Congress

Step 1


To ensure adequate space (both in-person and online) and to get the best price, be sure to register by June 1, 2021.

We are aware of the current COVID-19 restrictions internationally as well as within France, however with the current and expected continuation of widespread vaccine roll-out, we are continuing to plan the World Congress as a HYBRID event. Therefore, all those who are vaccinated and willing to travel are welcome to join us on site in Paris, France.

Step 2

Book your flight

Step 3

Arrive at your hotel

World Congress attendees are welcome to stay wherever they please. However for your convenience we have compiled a list of hotels that are well situated for your attendance at the Congress as well as your visitation throughout Paris.

Marketplace, Womenpreurs, and Academy programs will kick-off their events on Sunday, July 11th. 

Step 4

July 11th Pre-events

Step 5

Monday July 12

Marketplace Teams prep your pitches, pick your training workshops, and buckle in for a day of venture summit events, learning, exchanging, and  networking.


Womenpreneurs get ready for a fully immersive day of sessions, networking, and collaboration. 


Academy meet at Essca to jump start your day. Welcome the the world of entrepreneurship!

Another full day of training & pitching sessions for those in the Academy, Marketplace, and Womenpreneur programs.

Then we will see you at the Opening Reception at Station F!

Step 6

Tuesday July 13

Step 7

Wednesday July 14

Bastille Day

Spend your day visiting Paris, Versailles, or a French vineyard! We will meet back in central Paris to view the celebratory fireworks at the end fo the day!

We will open our Policy & Research Day at the OECD. Throughout the day, attendees will hear from leading entrepreneurship experts.

Bastille Day

Step 8

Thursday July 15

Step 9

Friday July 16

During our last day, we will hear from presenting authors on the newest research in the field of entrepreneurship, business management, sustainable development, and more. See all the topics covered and submit to present below.

We will conclude our World Congress week together at the critcally-acclaimed restaurant, Le Pré Catelan. Join us at Le Pré Catelan for the announcement of the ICSB Global Awards.

Step 10

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