CEO Summit
June 21 - 24, 2016
Tel Aviv, Israel

CEO Summit is an invitation-only event for C-level executives in the consumer technology industry.  It presents a rare opportunity to network in an exclusive, relaxed environment, to gather insights helpful to your business and to focus on the issues most critical to the industry. CEO Summit 2016 will focus on the exciting tech community in Tel Aviv!

InterContinental David Tel Aviv

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Schedule of Events

June 19, 2016

Optional Pre-Event Tour: The Old City of Jerusalem
8:30 AM-5:30 PM David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem, Meet in Lobby

Tour the Old City and experience the Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, the Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, the Christian Quarter and more. We will stop for a delicious midday meal.

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June 20, 2016

Optional Pre-Event Tour: Mobileye Headquarters in Jerusalem
9 AM-2:30 PM David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem, Meet in Lobby

Tour and presentation at the headquarters of automotive company Mobileye. We will meet their leadership, see their developers at work and learn about their new startup OrCam. Lunch included.

Optional Pre-Event Tour: The New City of Jerusalem
9 AM-4:30 PM David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem, Meet in Lobby

Tour the New City and experience Yad Vashem, the Knesset, the Israel Museum and more. We will stop for a delicious midday meal.

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June 21, 2016

CEO Summit Welcome Reception
7-10 PM InterContinental David Tel Aviv, Jaffa Court Terrace

CEO Summit kicks off with an elegant and glamorous outdoor cocktail reception. Fantastic food, great views and live music are just a few of the evening's highlights.
Dress code: Casual attire

June 22, 2016

Ohad Cohen
Head of Foreign Trade Administration
Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry
Alan Feld
Founder and Managing Partner
Vintage Investment Partners
Gary Shapiro
President and CEO
Consumer Technology Association
Yossi Vardi
Israeli High-Tech Entrepreneur and Instant Messaging Pioneer
Entrepreneur and Instant Messaging Pioneer
Fast Pitch Contest and Networking
11:30 AM-2:30 PM InterContinental David Tel Aviv, Royal Halls J+I, 1st Floor

A selection of handpicked Israeli startups will do live pitches about their business. Afterward, attendees will be able to schedule short meetings with the startups
Lunch included.
Pitch contest: 11:30 AM-1 PM
Short break: 1-1:30 PM
Networking with pitch contestants: 1:30-2:30 PM

Optional Activities and Touring in Tel Aviv
1-5 PM Tel Aviv, Israel

1-3 PM Tel Aviv's "White City" Bauhaus Architecture Tour
Explore Tel Aviv's unparalleled architecture and urban landscape.

3-5 PM Option 1: Graffiti in Florentine and Neve-Tzedek Neighborhood Tour
Art and graffiti are abundant on most corners of Tel Aviv's streets, representing both the artistic flair of the city as well as its free-thinking and modern qualities. In this tour, you will learn about the cultural DNA of Tel Aviv.

3-5 PM Option 2: Food Tasting and Markets Tour
Discover the ancient Arab influence of Jaffa, the lesser known vendors and side streets of HaCarmel Market, Tel Aviv street food, and its top hummus spots!

Dress Code: Light and comfortable clothing
Please sign up for your preferred tours during registration. Space is limited.

Dinner Event: A Taste of the Mediterranean
7-11 PM Jaffa, Israel, Andromeda House

Reception and dinner at one of the most historic spots in Jaffa — the embarkation point for centuries of visitors, home of the oldest church in the Middle East and the city's old Arab district. Overlooking the Tel Aviv skyline, Andromeda House is the perfect place for a delightful evening of inspired Mediterranean cuisine and music.
Dress code: Casual attire

June 23, 2016

Eran Wagner
General Partner
Gemini Israel Ventures
Optional Activities and Touring in Tel Aviv
1:30-3:30 PM Tel Aviv, Israel

Option 1: Food Tasting and Markets Tour
Discover the ancient Arab influence of Jaffa, the lesser known vendors and side streets of HaCarmel Market, and Tel Aviv street food and its top hummus spots!

Option 2: Jaffa Flea Market, Old City and Old Port Tour
Walk through the beautiful streets and squares of Old Jaffa, discover the stories beyond the breathtaking views and explore the Jaffa flea market; an all-senses destination, with colors, tastes, smells and stories to enhance your experience.

Dress code: Light and comfortable clothing
Please sign up for your preferred tours during registration. Space is limited.

CEO Summit Gala
7-10 PM The Peres Center for Peace, Jaffa, Israel

Enjoy an outdoor reception and dinner in an inspiring atmosphere in the unique and unforgettable sea-facing terrace of the Peres Center for Peace. Founded in 1996 by the President of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres, the Peres Center conducts dozens of projects, involving thousands of Israelis and Palestinians, Jews and Arabs, fostering socioeconomic cooperation and people-to-people interaction.
Dress code: Business casual 

June 24, 2016

Optional Excursion and Memorable Dinner in the Desert
9 AM-11:59 PM Tel Aviv, Israel

Includes a tour of the Saint George Monastery, an excursion to Masada with lunch, then a dip in the Dead Sea and a break to freshen up at HOD Hamidbar Hotel and spa, followed by a memorable dinner in the desert. 

Dress code: Desert attire for extreme heat. Bring lightweight clothing and headwear, and bring a bathing suit or waterproof clothing for the Dead Sea. Dinner is outdoors and temperatures will cool down, casual attire. 

Bus transfer to/from the InterContinental David Tel Aviv will be provided. (Approximately two hours.)

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