Welcome

Join her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, Sir Fazle Abed of BRAC, and more than 2,000 delegates from over 100 countries at the 2011 Global Microcredit Summit. During the Summit - the 15th organized by the Microcredit Summit Campaign - delegates will have the opportunity to participate in six plenary sessions, more than 50 workshops, more than 30 associated sessions, a variety of day-long courses, and other events. In addition, the Summit will offer delegates the opportunity to participate in field visits to leading microfinance institutions around the world in the days before the Summit to observe their work first-hand and be inspired to make a greater difference in their own context.

Click here to read a message from Microcredit Summit Campaign Director, Sam Daley-Harris.

Things to look forward to at the 2011 Summit

 

The Microcredit Summit Campaign’s Summits are the largest microfinance gatherings in the world, which assemble a full range of stakeholders including practitioners, advocates, investors, UN agencies, donors, domestic government agencies, and many more.

Great Networking Opportunities.

Dynamic Speakers. Along with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus, the Global Microcredit Summit anticipates the participation of Heads of State, high-level government officials, and voices of leading practitioners at the Opening Ceremony and throughout the conference.

Contemporary Global Issues. Discussion of major issues in the international microfinance field and opportunities to drill down on specific topics will be offered at the Global Microcredit Summit.  Click here to see the 2011 Summit Program.

Opportunity to Present Work. Delegates may apply to host an Associated Session on a topic of their choice or to organize a booth in the exhibition hall.  Click here to learn more about 2011 Summit Exhibitions.