GEO's 19th Annual Conference is specifically designed with a focus on the hottest issues in global share plans and executive compensation and boasts a world-class keynote line-up and more than 50 unique breakout sessions delivered by international experts. The 2018 event features a tailored agenda that addresses specific concerns and issues directly affecting GEO’s members, focusing in the areas of long–term incentives, share plan design, accounting, tax, legal, regulatory compliance, plan communications and administration.
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As you make your plans to attend GEO's next Annual Conference, remember what makes GEO events different and better...
As "your global community with global connections," GEO Conferences attract delegates from around the world. Attendees include employees of public and private companies who offer share plans and equity compensation as part of their company’s remuneration and serve in the roles of analyst, manager, senior manager, director, senior director, vice president and various other executive level positions in functions such as human resources, accounting, finance, tax and stock plan administration. The delegate population also includes employees and management of the top companies providing services to companies who offer share plans.
Attendees hailed from all corners of the globe.
In 2017, delegates represented 21 countries: 32% from the United States, 27% from the UK, and 41% from the rest of the world. The overall country mix varies depending on event location. In 2016, when the event was hosted in North America, approximately 25% of the attendees came from locations outside of North America.
The conference attracts professionals from a variety of roles from a wide range of industry types and sizes.
65% of attendees were senior-level professionals (Senior Manager or above), including CEOs, CFOs, Directors, Partners, Consultants or Heads of Departments.
Over 380 delegates attended the 18th Annual Conference in Rome, representing functions such as human resources, accounting, finance, tax and stock plan administration, and advisor or service providers.
56% of attendee companies were Issuers and 39% advisor or service provider companies.