FREEDOM BUSINESS FORUM

SCHEDULE

 26-29 April  |  Jomtien-Pattaya, Thailand

26 April

11:00 am
Check-In

 

6:00 pm
Welcome Dinner

 

7:00 pm
FBA 20/20 Vision

FBA is embarking on bold new strategic priorities as it steps into the gap to create solutions set to scale the Freedom Business Movement. Rachel Rose Nelson, the new Executive Director of FBA will share the vision for 2020 and beyond.

 

Rachel Rose Nelson

Executive Director, FBA

7:30 pm
A Look Ahead

The Forum promises to be full of inspiring content, hands-on workshops, though-provoking conversation, and community building. David Batstone will welcome attendees and get everyone geared up for the experience ahead.

 

David Batstone

CEO, Not For Sale

27 April

9:00 am
Packaging for Impact

David Batstone has managed to create huge demand for his Freedom Business brands. He’ll share the secrets of effective storytelling and challenge the audience to effectively package their businesses for both consumers and impact investors in order to scale the good work being done across the Movement.

 

David Batstone

CEO, Not For Sale

9:45 AM
Hybrid Business Models

There is an art to structuring organizations that combine both for-profit and not-for-profit goals. Learn best practices for setting up to attract both a donor base and impact investors. Getting these foundations in place will allow your Freedom Business to grow and thrive.

 

10:30 AM
Break

 

11:00 am
Breakout Session 1

Getting Started in Freedom Business

Scaling Freedom Business by Design

Succession Planning

Pricing Basics

Connection: Mentoring, Coaching & Consulting

12:00 PM
Lunch

 

1:00 Pm
Breakout Session 2

Conversation: For Profit or Not for Profit?

Market Research

Innovation & Design Thinking

Lean Manufacturing

The State of Human Trafficking

2:00 PM
Break

 

2:30 Pm
Breakout Session 3

Conversation: Making Freedom Business Sustainable

Joint Marketing Opportunities

How to Finance Freedom Business

Cashflow Management Tips & Tricks

One Belt One Road

3:30 PM
Exhibit

 

7:00 PM
Panel: Freedom Business Leaders

Takeaways from the Journey

8:00 PM
Meetup By Region

 

28 April

9:00 am
The Art of Intentional Leadership

Are you actively investing in yourself as a leader? Are you creating clear pathways to leadership for your team? Does your company culture inspire personal greatness? Sheryl will walk you through leadership must-haves for Freedom Business.

 

Sheryl O'Laughlin

Author, Killing It

9:45 am
Pathways to Promotion

Freedom Business is all about job creation for those who have lacked access to work with dignity. Jonna is a leading expert in the trials and triumphs of this unique calling. She will share the insight you need to ensure your employees’ lasting success.

 

Jonna Eleccion

Philippines Director, PTI

10:30 am
Break

 

11:00 Am
Breakout Session 1

Fashion Trends

Stewarding the Environment

The Trauma-Informed Workplace

Managing Processes, Priorities & Stress

Impact Measurement for Freedom Business

12:00 pm
Lunch

 

1:00 Pm
Breakout Session 2

Conversation: Women & Leadership

How to Secure Buyers & Distributors

A New Standard: Freedom Business Chart of Accounts

Fixer Upper – Business Edition

Research on Job Readiness Programs

2:00 pm
Break

 

2:30 Pm
Breakout Session 3

Conversation: The Power of Partnering with Nationals

Building a Dream Team

Ethical Sourcing

Impact Measurement for Freedom Business

Import, Export & Logistics

3:30 Pm
Exhibit

 

6:00 Pm
Dinner

 

7:00 PM
Panel: IMPACT Investors

Setting shared goals

8:00 PM
Meetup By Industry

 

29 April

9:00 am
Plenary Seminar

 

10:30 am
Break

 

11:00 PM
Closing Address

 

Mats Tunehag

Chairman, FBA

12:00 pm
Lunch

 

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