MELA Reunion & Briefing

MELA Reunion & Briefing

Marrakesh, Morocco (map)

The MELA 5th Annual Reunion and Briefing will bring together members from SIBF, MELA, and the affiliate networks.


Main Program: October 5-8, 2017 - Marrakesh, Morocco
Post-Program: October 8-10, 2017 - Agadir, Morocco

 

Participants will have the opportunity to discover Morocco, the gateway to Africa and a country of dizzying diversity. You will have a chance to admire the wealth of Morocco’s colorful history and culture, this land of contrasts, where ‘East Meets West’!

We start the summit in the imperial city of Marrakesh with the Main Summit event from October 5-8 for an exciting 4-day journey full of discovery, learning, and cultural exchanges. Then we’ll be moving to the beautiful bay of Agadir on the Atlantic coast for the Post Summit from October 8-10.

Participants will get a chance to reunite and strengthen professional and personal relationships, exchange ideas and continue sharing special memories.

SIBF Annual Summit

SIBF Annual Summit

Del Mar, California (map)

Empower yourself by engaging with members in the SIBF global network.  Exchange ideas and gain access to thought leaders with timely insights. Bask in impeccable service and unrivaled amenities at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. All of this in the beauty of Southern California, infused with an old-world Mediterranean vibe.

Make plans to be part of the 2017 SIBF Annual Summit near the sea.

SIBF Summit Golf Tournament

SIBF Summit Golf Tournament

Del Mar, California (map)

The Grand Golf Club features San Diego’s only Tom Fazio-designed course with 18 holes of dramatic elevations, diverse bunkering and lush fairways. SIBF Members and Guests who would like to participate in the tournament must register in advance.

SIBF Post-Summit Backroads Bike Trip

SIBF Post-Summit Backroads Bike Trip

Santa Barbara, California (map)

This promises to be an incredible trip and here are just a few highlights:

Ride palm-fringed bike paths along the sun-kissed coast of the American Riviera

Stop for tastings at welcoming boutique wineries

Choose from a wealth of diversions along the way—quaint towns, historic sites, a nature reserve and stunning views of the Pacific coast and Channel Islands

Delight in the perfect pairing—exquisite California cuisine and exhilarating California hills

Live it up at two exclusive resorts, set amid breathtaking scenery and brimming with an array of amenities

Georgia - Music in the Moonlight 2.0

Georgia - Music in the Moonlight 2.0

Atlanta, Georgia (map)

Share your talent! Do you play an instrument, sing or dance? Have you always wanted to? Now is your chance to show off your inner American Idol. All levels of talent are welcome; professionals, amateurs, shower singers, living room guitar players. Come one, come all!

Global Network Summit hosted by SEALA

Global Network Summit hosted by SEALA

Delhi, India (map)

Pre-program:  Jaipur, India  November 5-8, 2017

MAIN PROGRAM

New Delhi, India November 8-12, 2017

 

Post-program:  Agra, India  November 12-14, 2017

SIBF National Holiday Party

SIBF National Holiday Party

Nashville, Tennessee (map)

NOVEMBER 30, 2017
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

The European Village-Style estate of Sylvia Roberts, will play host to our popular yearly gathering of holiday cheer. This modern-day castle has been the stage to some of the biggest names in politics and show business, as well as a main setting on the hit ABC show Nashville. Don’t miss a night of southern brilliance and Music City charm at this year’s National Holiday Party!

 

STATE HOLIDAY PARTY SCHEDULE

Alabama Holiday Party - Birmingham, Alabama   
Thursday, December 7, 2017

South Carolina Holiday Party - Greenville, South Carolina   
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Texas Holiday Party - Dallas, Texas   
Saturday, December 9, 2017
 
Georgia Holiday Party - Atlanta, Georgia   
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Florida Holiday Party - Tampa, Florida
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Texas - Holiday Party

Texas - Holiday Party

Dallas, Texas (map)

Home of Sheryl & Gary Wood (TX, ’87)

More information coming soon!

2020 Leaders Forum

2020 Leaders Forum

Multiple Cities (map)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - Evening Reception
Tampa, Florida

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - Lunch
Atlanta, Georgia

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - Evening Reception
Birmingham, Alabama

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - Lunch
Memphis, Tennessee

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - Evening Reception
Dallas, Texas

Band of SIBF Sisters 2

Band of SIBF Sisters 2

Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia (map)

Building on the success of our inaugural event in 2017 and the webinars held in August and September, we will gather in a relaxed resort setting to hear presentations from successful women leaders, discuss topics such as gaining corporate board roles, effective nonprofit board leadership, having power and exercising it, communication and being heard, dealing with conflict, gaining and keeping control of your own agenda, mentoring others and using your network effectively. There will be plenty of time to network and get to know each other as well as to enjoy the beautiful grounds and local restaurants.  

Fellows' International Conference Baltics

Fellows' International Conference Baltics

Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia (map)

SIBF invites you to explore a fascinating region of the world.  The 2018 Fellows’ International Conference will visit the Baltic States, rich in history and culture. Through an exclusive network of on-site contacts in business, politics and the arts, this program will put you in touch with the pulse of these countries today.  Join us as we explore the uniquely transforming Baltic nations of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. 

 

Post-program Extension: Helsinki

June 17-19, 2018