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The Global Affiliates Forum (GloFo) is a network of leaders from innovative regions around the world, linked through the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

The Forum will provide a platform for leaders from the world to share best practices on how to create, grow and sustain innovative and entrepreneurial regions..

The Global Affiliates Forum (GloFo) offers a unique opportunity to benefit from cutting edge research and to leverage networking opportunities at SPRIE conferences through the year plus an annual GloFo conference at Stanford. Affiliates can join for an annual contribution of $15,000 to enjoy the following:

Annual Conference Benefits

  • Participation for two delegates at the invitation-only annual GloFo conference at Stanford University (2 additional people from organization can attend with a fee of $3,000 each)
  • Each affiliate organization featured in a multi-media presentation at the GloFo conference
  • Exposure to case studies/models by thought leaders from Silicon Valley and other leading regions, improving decision-making strategies and policy analyses
  • Recognition as Affiliate on SPRIE/Stanford website with logo, description, link to individual affiliate’s website
  • Listing in and access to directory of participants in Global Affiliates Forum
  • Access to conference proceedings, presentation slides and video highlights

Networking and Resource Benefits

Global Affiliates Forum Brochure (B +PDF+)