How to follow Davos 2018

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 17JAN11 - Aerial Photo of Davos, the biggest tourism metropolis of the Swiss alps, captured before the opening of the Annual Meeting 2011 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2011. Davos is in the middle of Swiss Alps and the city for holidays, sports, congresses, health, development and culture.Copyright by World Economic by Andy Mettler

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The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to developing a shared narrative to improve the state of the world. The programme, initiatives and projects of the meeting are focused on the theme Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.

Here is our guide to how to follow #wef18 on our digital channels, so that you can join the conversation from anywhere in the world. Further down you will also find a guide to embedding the webcast session on your website.

Join the conversation


The official meeting hashtag is #wef18. Follow tweets on this hashtag to keep up with everything going on in the meeting.

The World Economic Forum's official Twitter account @wef has over 3 million followers.

You can also follow our communities: Global Shapers, Technology Pioneers, Schwab Foundation and Young Global Leaders.


Join our 4.8 million followers on where we will post highlights from the meeting and stream selected sessions live. Follow our dedicated topic specific Facebook channels: main Facebook page I Video I Fourth Industrial Revolution I Gender I Inclusive Growth I Diversity I Africa I Middle East and North Africa I Asia I India I Environment I Foro Económico Mundial I Forum Économique Mondial I Geostrategy I Internet for All I Science and Technology I Arts and Culture


We will stream selected sessions live to our YouTube channel, so just hit the "Subscribe" button. We will also publish in depth interviews with Davos participants.

You can also see highlights on LinkedIn and Google+.

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You can also read expert insight and commentary in Chinese, Spanish and French.

Live blog

Follow our live blog of key sessions that will keep you up-to-date on all the key developments of the Annual Meeting 2018 at

Liveblog in Spanish:

Chinese social media

Read our Chinese Agenda blog, and get updates on Weibo. Selected live streamed session videos will be available on the video platform Youku after the event. We also have a Chinese podcast on Ximalaya and highlights will be available on iQIYI. Follow our WeChat account by searching davos_wef, or scan this QR code:



A selection of the best pictures taken at the Annual Meeting 2018 will be made available free of charge under the creative commons licence on Flickr at

The complete set of photos from the Annual Meeting 2018 will also be available at

Reports and other publications

We will be publishing reports on the broad range of global, regional and industry issues that we’re seeking to address, which you can find, read and download at

How to embed the webcast session videos in your website

Video player:

Option 1: Full programme
Add the full broadcast programme to your website and the videos will appear automatically once the meeting starts. Just copy and paste the following code in your website:

<iframe src="
p=1&pi=1&ms=1&hl=english" width="970px" height="696px" frameborder="0"

This code will add a section to your website that will look like this:

Option 2: Individual videos per session

You can embed any of the individual sessions being broadcasted directly to your website. To do that, select the title of the session you want to embed and click on the embed button:

For instance to embed the session “Strategic Outlook: The Digital Economy” the following code will be generated after clicking on the embed button:

<iframe src="
p=1&pi=1&hl=english&id=a0Wb000000AlIZ7EAN" width="970px"
height="822px" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

This code will add an element to your website that will look like this:

IMPORTANT: The videos will start playing automatically once the session starts. Once the session finishes, it will take a few minutes for the session to be available on demand. The same code will play the video on demand once it is ready. You can leave it on your page or you can add the same code to your “video on demand” library.

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