What is the
World Business Forum

Organised and powered by WOBI each year in cities across the globe, the World Business Forum is a two-day event that brings together thousands of senior-level decision makers from across all industries to learn from and be inspired by some of the world’s most renowned business figures.

Learn and be inspired by some of the most influential figures in the business world and beyond; A blend of content delivered by CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, thought leaders and creative minds.

Offering a unique blend of ideas and inspiration, the World Business Forum focuses on the issues most relevant to today’s businesspeople, stimulating new thinking and motivating action, whilst also offering a great opportunity for high-level networking.



Final Special Offer
Ends 24 May 2019



Each ticket is valid for one person and cannot be shared between more than one person. If you request cancellation within 45 days from date of purchase and 60 days prior to the event (“Refund Deadline”), a refund can be processed via EFT, less a processing fee of $350 per ticket. Alternatively, a credit for the same purchase value can be used towards a future WOBI Australia event within the following year, or tickets may be transferred to a substitute participant up until 1 day prior to the event. If you request a cancellation after the Refund Deadline, you may choose from a credit or substitute up until 1 day prior to the event. All cancellation requests must be made in writing. No cancellations will be allowed after the event date.


We reserve the right to cancel the event, and if this occurs, we shall refund the total fee paid.


1% surcharge applies to all credit card transactions.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation & Refund policy



Up to 3 months before the event with a penalty of 20%. There are no cancellations three months prior to the event date.

Welcome to the exponential age. An age of movements, of possibility, of empowerment, of impact.

As technological advancement accelerates transformation, we are at an inflection point where the traditional ways of doing business are becoming rapidly obsolete.

The principles of incrementalism and linear thinking, once the foundations of our approach to strategy and business, are being replaced by new principles of exponentialism.

  • Speed over certainty
  • Abundance over scarcity
  • Networks over hierarchy
  • Empowerment over control

For leaders and organisations capable of making the shift from an incremental to an exponential mindset there lies within your grasp the opportunity to drive unprecedented growth; to empower radical innovation; to liberate true potential; to engage at incredible speed and scale; to execute on ever-more ambitious visions.

Are you willing to make the leap?

Get equipped for the exponential age at

World Business Forum Sydney 2019

Jeff Immelt WBF Sydney 2019

Jeff Immelt
Chairman and CEO, General Electric (2001-2017)

"Every leader needs
to clearly explain the
top three things
the organisation
is working on"

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