World Economic Forum Member companies represent outstanding firms that count among the world’s top innovators, market shapers, disruptors, niche market leaders and regional champions.
The Forum Members’ community unites leading regional and global businesses with the desire and potential to significantly transform the future. These companies stimulate economic growth in their respective regions through their technological and business model innovations and know-how.
They collaborate across industries and regions to leverage opportunities and tackle the challenges presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Companies invited to become Forum Members can use the World Economic Forum platform to help shape regional and global agenda on key issues. The Forum offers Members the opportunity to:
The Forum Members’ community convenes at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions, the world’s premier meeting on innovation, technology and science, held in China.
With China emerging as the epicentre of technological and business innovation, Forum Member companies have the opportunity to engage with influential leaders from around the world, developing insights into key technological trends affecting business and industry.
Depending on their interests, Members may also participate in the Forum’s regional meetings and high-level workshops on Africa, ASEAN, China, Europe and Eurasia, India and South Asia, Japan, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa, which provide an impartial platform for discussing major political, economic and business issues affecting each region. Forum Member companies can also leverage their local influence to advance important issues.
Forum Membership is by invitation only, alongside the following criteria: