Business Today’s 47th International Conference

September 30, 2021

Opportunity begins:

Nov 10, 2021

Opportunity ends:

Nov 14, 2021

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Location (s):

  • Online
  • United States of America
New York


Business Today presents the 47th International Conference - The International Conference is a conference that connects undergraduate students from around the world with top business executives. We connect the leaders of today with students like you — the leaders of tomorrow — to create a meaningful dialogue on the current business landscape. 

This year’s theme is “The Work of Tomorrow.” The conference will be virtual from the 10th to the 14th and in person from the 12th to the 14th.


For the past 47 years, Business Today has attracted top undergraduate students from across the world to be part of the International Conference. This unique opportunity exposes attendees to diverse viewpoints, not only from many industries and companies, but also from students of different countries, universities, and backgrounds. True to our mission, we connect influential business executives with top undergraduate students to develop the next generation of leaders. At Business Today’s International Conference, we aim to create a meaningful dialogue in which students and executives can connect and learn from each other so that together we can face the issues of tomorrow.


Last year’s keynotes:



Additional past keynotes include:

  • Jeff Immelt, former Chairman and CEO of Generic Electric
  • Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States
  • George Mitchell, former Chairman of The Walt Disney Company
  • Dr. Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA
  • Michael Fucci, Chairman of Deloitte
  • Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle
  • Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola
  • Juan Zamorano, North America President of Colgate-Palmolive
  • David Cohen, Executive Vice President of Comcast
  • Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO of McCann Worldgroup
  • Mark Almeida, President of Moody’s Analytics
  • Bill Ford, Chairman of Ford Motor Company


Pairing five to seven students to one executive, these seminars offer an intimate setting for students to directly interact with CEO’s and founders of the business world. Students will be able to ask questions and connect with business leaders in a way that is afforded exclusively by Business Today and the International Conference.

Previously, on-site seminars have included the President of Hermès, the COO of Rebecca Taylor, the CFO of Apollo Global Management, and more; off-site seminars have been held at Warner Music Group, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, IBM, and Major League Baseball.


Join other attendees in networking with CEO’s and recruiters. Past networking events have included executives from Citi, The Wall Street Journal, and Summit Partners.

You will have the opportunity to meet a variety of executives from various industries and discuss this year’s conference theme as well as your personal interests.

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What are the requirements to apply?

You must be an undergraduate student, and you must be able to attend all days of the conference (November 10 - 14th, 2021).


Deadline: September 30, 2021

Program Starts: November 10, 2021

Program Ends: November 14, 2021

Cost/funding for participants:

Do I have to pay to attend this conference?

No, this is all-expenses paid. We cover transportation to New York, hotel accommodations in New York, meals, and fun experiences. We do not cover Visa costs. There is a $75 security deposit to secure your spot in the conference.

In case of a virtual format, we will continue to provide a platform to connect all our attendees around the world to leading executives regardless of the student’s financial circumstances, such that the International Conference remains all-expenses paid.

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