PROGRAM
OF THE SUMMIT

Over 3 days, take part in a vibrant and action-oriented program,
and be part of this world in mutation!

A line-up of world-class innovators

Over 3 days, discover solutions and innovators addressing our most urgent global issues in vibrant and inspiring sessions.

→ 3 main stages hosting the best changemakers in the world!
→ A balcony of honor to meet world's leaders of impact

DISCOVER THE FIRST SPEAKERS

Thematic tracks

This year, major topics become tracks to get a full program on each theme, with:

→ Inspiring sessions with the pioneers of change in each field
→ Pitch sessions of the most promising startups
→ Dedicated exhibition areas
→ Thematic networking meet-ups to connect with the players of the industry

A world Expo of solutions

Take a deep dive into the world of positive innovation and discover, touch, test hundreds of innovations.
Under the emblematic glass dome of Le Grand Palais discover hundreds of solutions for the Planet, gathered by thematic villages and country pavilions. 

Many solutions already exist to build a sustainable world, they are waiting for you to be adopted!

SOLUTIONS SHOWCASED AT CHANGENOW INCLUDE

An international delegation of cities and regions

(Friday)

A full day to boost partnerships between cities and innovators.

In partnership with the Covenant of Mayors Europe, FMDV and R20 Regions of Climate Action, 50 international cities and regions will join the summit to share their experience in building sustainable cities and meet the changemakers to implement new partnerships.

Discover the first cities attending the summit

Hundreds of startup pitches 

A vibrant pitch garden where startups for good meet investors looking for impact! 

Over the 3 days, hundreds of promising startups will step on stage to pitch their project: 3 minutes to convince investors and partners to join them and scale their impact!
Many other announcements and surprises will also take place in the pitch garden... don't miss this place to be!

5 000+ scheduled BtoB meetings
(Thursday & Friday)

Meet your future investors, innovators, customers and partners… and accelerate your growth!

5000+ BtoB meetings organized inside Le Grand Palais on Thursday and Friday to make valuable connections and meet your future business partners.

HOW DOES IT WORK ?

The BtoB meeting platform is open to all attendees with a 3-day pass.
Access the catalogue of all BtoB participants, send meetings requests and get a dedicated desk and time to meet your future business partner. Don’t miss it!

Opening of the catalogue will be announced 3 weekds before the summit.
More information will be sent per email to each BtoB participant.

A positive impact Job Fair
(Saturday)

For its second edition, ChangeNOW myjob, the positive impact job fair, is coming to Le Grand Palais to connect positive impact recruiters and trainers with talents, individuals in transition, students and professionals looking for jobs with a purpose.

A unique place to build meaningful careers.  
Because change is all about the people.

Art for change

Over the three days of the summit, a film festival and various art exhibitions will enhance the visitor's experience.

Discover new stories, get inspired and moved by the universal language of art and beauty to embrace change. 

An immersive experience

Take part to a transformational experience that will highlight the preciousness of life like you've never seen before.
From VR to food, all your senses will be stimulated so that you don't only see and hear about change : you get a taste of it.