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7 November 2023 10:00AM-11:00PM CETHotel Soho House Barcelona & Hotel Duquesa de Cardona

Welcome to Founders Conference in Barcelona, Spain!

We warmly welcome you to Founders Conference on Nov 7, 2023 at 9:30 am in Barcelona with large scale founders for valuable exchange between peers on the reinvention and reshaping of our companies. 

Each participant is requested to register their preferences, taking part in all or just certain individual activities, physically or virtually. Please select your degree of participation by updating your registration now. Check in-mail "Your Details" button. 

Since Barcelona is really busy this week, please register asap if you want to book hotel yourself or want Founders Alliance book for you at either Soho House Barcelona or Duquesa de Cardona, including how many nights you want to stay.

You will find your Personal Program including venue in the Founders Conference Barcelona App that will be sent to you a week before the conference.

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Participants. Founders Conference is part of Founders Alliance consisting of members who pay an annual membership fee. There are no sponsors or other contributions.

Not included: Flight and hotel night at five star hotel. Upon registration, you will be updated on details and developments.

Hotel. We have booked hotel rooms for you at Hotel Duquesa de Cardona and Soho House Barcelona. Please register your preferences and let us know if you want to book your hotel stay yourself.

Your Founders Group. You will also receive separate information directly from your Group Leader or Moderator, including specific parts of your group sessions, within one to two weeks before the Founders Conference. 

If you participate individually, you will receive your placement in a carefully selected group two weeks before the conference, a group where you will receive extended exchange during the day.

Founders Conference Calendar Invite. You will find your Personal Program including venue in the Founders Conference Calendar Invite that will be sent to you a week before the conference.

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    09:00 AM

    Founders Hike Barcelona (Optional)

    Founders Hike Barcelona. Bring good walking shoes and a backpack for drinks. We will find a nice restaurant at the peak (private expense). 

    Hike  - Parc Güell - Parc del Guinardó

    We will start at Hotel Duquesa and walk for 1 hour and 20 minutes to Parc Güell.  And then explore this 6.9 km loop trail near Barcelona, known for its moderate difficulty. It typically takes about 2 hours to complete. 

    The circular route takes you through two beautiful parks in Barcelona, Parc Güell and Parc del Guinardó, starting on Carretera del Carmel and featuring impressive sights. 

    All in all this hike takes approximately 4 hours including lunch if we take a cab back to the hotel after the hike. 

    Note: Entrance fee to access Parc Güell, lunch and taxi on your own expense.

    Meet Up Venue: Hotel Duquesa de Cardona, Pg. de Colom, 12, 08002 Barcelona, Spain 

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      Hotel Duquesa de Cardona
      03:00 PM

      Break to Check in at the Hotel

      Hotel Duquesa de Cardona or Soho House Barcelona

      Founders Group Sessions (Optional)

      If your group has decided to do a pre-day group session this applies. 

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      See Location in the Founders Barcelona App
      05:00 PM

      Founders Meet Up (Optional)

      Founders Meet Up at your hotel Rooftop Bar at Hotel Duquesa de Cardona or Soho House Barcelona.

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      Hotel Duquesa de Cardona or Soho House Barcelona
      06:30 PM

      Take a Taxi to the Restaurant Sumac & Mambo

      Please take a taxi from your current location to the restaurant.

      Venue: Restaurant Sumac & Mambo

      Adress: C. d'Enric Granados, 30, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

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      Take a Taxi to Restaurant Sumac & Mambo
      07:00 PM

      Founders Burning Dinner

      Founders Burning Dinner at Restaurant Sumac & Mambo, Co-Created with all participating Founders Alliance Members. This dinner is exclusive to members, and food and drinks are included. 

      VenueRestaurant Sumac & Mambo

      Adress: C. d'Enric Granados, 30, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

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      Restaurant Sumac & Mambo

      10:00 AM

      Session One: Founders Group Session or Company Visit

      Meeting with your Founders Group first session, physical or virtual based on your registration at World Trade Center or Company Visit. 

      See Location in your Personal Program in the Barcelona App.

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      12:00 PM

      Lunch Networking Break

      For physical attendees lunch is served at the venue including exchange with the other present Founders Alliance members. 

      For virtual participants, individual lunch. This includes a break from computer time. 

      VenueWorld Trade Center Barcelona

      Address: 1ª planta Edif. Este, Moll de Barcelona, s/n, 08039 Barcelona, Spain

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      World Trade Center Barcelona
      01:00 PM

      Session Two: Founders Group Session or Other Activity

      Founders Group Session at the World Trade Center or Other Activity decided by your Founders Group.

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      See Location in the Founders Barcelona App
      03:30 PM

      Networking Break, Transport from and to the next Activity

      All details to be found in the Founders Conference Barcelona Barcelona App.

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      04:00 PM

      Session Three: Company Visit, Workshop or Founders Group Session

      Company visit, Workshop Norrsken Barcelona or Founders Group Session at World Trade Center Barcelona.

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      06:00 PM

      Founders Mingle at the Rooftop of Soho House

      Join the Founders Mingle at the Soho House. The Soho House Rooftop Bar offers a pool with stunning views of both the sea and the city.

      Venue: Soho House Barcelona

      Address: Pl. del Duc de Medinaceli, 4, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

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      Soho House Rooftop Barcelona
      07:45 PM

      Transport: Take a taxi (10 min) or walk (45 min)

      It takes 10 minutes by taxi or 45 minutes on foot to reach Restaurant Can Fisher in Barcelona. If you choose to walk, you'll have the chance to enjoy a seaside stroll from Soho House to Restaurant Can Fisher.

      Venue: Restaurant Can Fisher Barcelona

      Adress: Av. del Litoral, 64, 08005 Barcelona, Spain

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      Take a taxi or walk to Restaurant Can Fisher
      08:30 PM

      Founders Dinner at Restaurant Can Fisher

      Can Fisher is a unique rice restaurant combining tradition and modernity, located by the sea. Experience a cool, informal atmosphere with quality service on a terrace boasting Mediterranean Sea views.

      Venue: Restaurant Can Fisher Barcelona

      Adress: Av. del Litoral, 64, 08005 Barcelona, Spain

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      Restaurant Can Fisher Barcelona
      11:55 PM

      Barcelona Night Club (Optional)

      Founders Alliance at a Glance

      Founders Alliance was established in 2002 by Niclas Carlsson. Today Founders Alliance is a premium collaborative business forum for founders of large-scale corporations, owners of international growth companies and engaged in multiple social impact initiatives around the globe.

      Founders Alliance facilitates a platform for collaboration for founders (members) incl. Founders Groups, one-to-one introductions, closed online communities, international business trips and events (hybrid).

      The Founders World Summit, which is the annual culmination delivered for the 9th time September, September 19-20 2023 interlinked with the 22nd Founders Awards Gala September 20, 2023 at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.

      Its membership comprises over 300 high performing founders owning over 3000 companies in all parts of the world stretching across all industries and areas of expertise.

      The core of Founders Alliance is independent from state funding, financial actors, advisory firms and academic institutions.

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