In 2023, more and more business leaders look at the bigger picture and focus on meaningful long-term impact rather than temporary gains. Purpose-driven leaders care about their organization and the impact they are making on society as a whole. According to research, a growing number of people expect business leaders to make ethically responsible choices and prioritize the greater good. Years of crises created many challenges in the workplace: quiet quitting, burn-out, employee well-being, etc. which require better decisions that align with purpose and values.
Organizations, now more than ever, are investing in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Business leaders who promote openness also have the power to inspire others top-down and create lasting social change.
Many new talent today, especially Gen Z, would choose to work at a company that is both socially and environmentally responsible. Future generations will also look at businesses and question the impact they have created on the world.
At OPEN Conference 2023, we are ready to dive into these questions together with top local and global experts, business leaders, decision makers, and role models.
We curate the conference program to cover the most relevant topics in the business community right now, such as purpose-driven leadership, belonging in the workplace, social responsibility and impact, and many more.
OPEN Spotlight Award 2023
Nominate your story in one of the following categories!
Engine of Change
Stories of people who drove an organization toward greater openness.
Excellence in Belonging
Stories of how creating an open corporate culture contributed to the sense of belonging
We See You Here
Stories of the change that a more realistic representation of people brought to companies and communities
OPEN Conference is organized by WeAreOpen, which was co-founded by Google, espell, and Prezi in Hungary. It is currently a community of over 1,000 companies and organizations. WeAreOpen’s mission is to show millions of people that openness is a value for organizations. We help businesses and employees experience, learn and demonstrate the benefits of inclusion. We do so through building the community of openness-promoting businesses and employees, offering services and insights, and creating campaigns with a coalition of businesses to show to millions that it is worth to be open.
We offer our unique approach as a starting point for others, as we share our network, experience, and expertise in order to create positive change together. We have local, regional and international businesses and organizations we cooperate with to make all of these happen.