March 26th – 29th | Hong Kong​

The very first MBA World Summit in history was held in Hong Kong from 26th until 29th of March 2014. It brought together 62 carefully pre-selected MBA students (out of more than 2.000 applications) from 20 top-tier Business Schools worldwide.

The world’s most distinguished MBA students – hailing from 28 countries with the desire to build lasting bonds – came together for this first-of-its-kind event to engage in energizing exchange and enriching best-practice-sharing during a variety of creative program formats. These included cultural expeditions, a junk boat cruise to Hong Kong’s outlying islands and inspiring encounters in the most dynamic dining and nightlife venues of this bustling metropolis. The main conference was hosted by the Hong Kong Cyberport which provided the perfect premises situated within an architecturally diverse complex specially designed to stimulate creative innovation.The city’s integrative spirit as a cosmopolitan bridge between China and the World made it the ideal place to launch this ambitious initiative which ought to become the pinnacle international gathering for the global MBA community in no time.

A special thank you goes out to the first batch of pioneering MBA students who – with all their enthusiasm and positive energy – made the MBA World Summit 2014 the first unforgettable chapter of the Summit’s great success story: Thank you!

Download the official program of the MBA World Sumit 2014 here.


It was an honour to have been invited and I still can‘t stop talking about it with my friends and colleagues at school.

Abir Tewari UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles | Class of 2014

Attending the MBA Summit, meeting the incredible people there and discovering Hong Kong is a once in a lifetime experience that I will cherish forever. As you have already stated, I sincerely hope that the event lives on and that we as the first edition build legacy for the future.

Anastassia Nefedova SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milano | Class of 2014

The mundane life back at school has not helped enough to get my foot back into the normal life – as I find it increasingly hard to let go of the memories from the summit! The event was par expectations for most of us; and was absolutely flawless and effective in serving its purpose.

Ranjeeta China Europe International Business School CEIBS, Shanghai | Class of 2014

The event was SO well executed and a TON of fun!! It is an honory to be selected as part of such an incredibly accomplished professionals. It was a real pleasure to get to know the other Summit-eers and all of you!

Kareen Proudian HEC Paris | Class of 2014

I had such an incredible time and it is amazing to see how well you guys have done in expanding the Summit since it’s kick off in Hong Kong.

Evan Fisher Columbia Business School | Class of 2014

I had a great time engaging with so many bright people at the Summit. It will be my honor to stay connected as a proud alumna.

Shruti Jindal Havard Business School | Class of 2014