- The Addressing Climate Change theme is for convenings that will change systems and provide pathways to mitigate and adapt to the worst effects of climate change.
- The Reinventing Capitalism theme is for convenings that will reimagine economic systems, improve development finance practices, and innovate on the basic tenets of our global economy in order to build a more just, equitable, and sustainable world.
- The Promoting Well-Being theme is for convenings that will reorient social, political, and economic systems toward balanced economic growth and consumption as a means to a diverse set of more important ends such as community, safety, nature, creativity, and freedom.
- The open call theme is for convening organizers working across any global development issue. While applications can be based on any topic, they must demonstrate a clear potential to result in impact following the convening.
Because of Bellagio
For small ideas, you can go to any retreat, but to think expansive, fearless ideas and then design something innovative and courageous to put them into practice, there is no place like Bellagio.Seth BerkleyCEO, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
- Demonstrate the potential to result in impact following the convening
- Hinge on a clear, specific, and compelling purpose
- Engage diverse stakeholders necessary for success during and after the convening
- Are timely and centered during a moment that helps catalyze impact
- More information on what makes successful convenings here
How We Support:
- Convening design resources, to help maximize the experience and impact of your convening
- Modest travel support for eligible participants
- Ground transportation from Milan to the Bellagio Center
- A dedicated convening lead on-site, as well as amenities such as lodging, food, AV etc.
- More information on our support offerings here
- The Bellagio Center operates two separate buildings for convenings, the Frati and the Sfondrata. Each convening will be assigned one of the buildings based on the number of participants.