European Business Reads: Digital Growth Begins With People

If you are interested in learning more about how Europe can unlock its growth potential, what the best countries are for attracting and developing talent, and which startup conferences are coming up next, this week’s roundup is for you!

Top 20 European Conferences for Tech startups in 2019

2019 is going to be a great year. There are some extremely exciting tech conferences for startups emerging in Europe. Dive into this list and you’ll find the biggest and the fastest growing conferences in Europe covering B2B, SaaS, Content, MarTech and more.  Pick your favorites, register, and see you around Europe!

How to unlock Europe’s digital growth potential

To find out how future-ready Europe is from a skills perspective, EY commissioned its latest Attractiveness survey. They surveyed 200 human resources professionals from across Europe, gathered insights from interviews with HR leaders and subject matter experts, and conducted online panel discussions with Millennials. The Survey finds digital skills shortages damaging Europe’s growth potential, and explores how to develop the right talent for a better future. Find out more about unlocking Europe’s digital growth potential in this article.

Switzerland scores highest on the list of the best countries for attracting and developing talent

For the last six years, the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) has ranked countries and major cities on their ability to attract, develop and retain talent. The study measures the performance of countries using six pillars. In the top 10, you’ll find eight from Europe. First-placed Switzerland performs actively over all six pillars but is particularly good at retaining talent. Find out more about the ranking, other countries, and cities, read the full article on the World Economic Forum.

Have a thought about this week’s picks? Drop me a line in the comments below, bop on over to Twitter or connect on Linkedin. I’d love to hear from you!


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