Davos 2023: How to follow

Davos 2023: How to follow

Davos, Switzerland

The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos returns to its traditional January slot for 2023, having taken place in May last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’ll run from the 16th to the 20th of January, with much of the discussion and deliberation publicly available on multiple digital platforms.

The backdrop this year is a challenging one – growth is slowing in the world’s largest economies, while inflation is escalating in many countries. Meanwhile, the entire world is challenged by the climate crisis.

It’s the 53rd Annual Meeting for Forum – and it is pledging to “drive tangible, system-positive change for the long term… The basic tenet of the programme is the premise that the current crises, as serious as they are, are manifestations of larger systemic deficiencies accrued over time.”

This year’s programme will attempt to find new approaches to tackle challenges including the energy and food crisis; the high-inflation, low-growth, high-debt economy; social vulnerabilities in the context of a new system for work, skills and care; alongside the wider geopolitical risks the world is facing. 

There’ll also be a special workstream across these themes dedicated to leadership.

What will participants be talking about at Davos 2023? 

This year’s meeting comes at a critical juncture for the global community, as the world grapples with these multiple, interlinked crises, from the cost of living to biodiversity and climate change. 

Speakers will include leaders from across the spheres of politics, civil society, business, academia and beyond.  

Here’s how you can stay across the conversations at Davos 2023, which will help to shape the corporate communications agenda for the year ahead.  

World Economic Forum social media 

There’ll be updates, live streams, blogs, videos and more across the Forum’s social media accounts using the hashtag #wef23. 

Make sure to follow these channels and keep up to date:







Weibo and WeChat – follow the Forum on 世界经济论坛. The official hashtag is #2023达沃斯年会#.

World Economic Forum website

You’ll be able to watch hundreds of live-streamed sessions at wef.ch/wef23. This will also provide access to all the articles and opinion pieces written for Davos 2023 – whether that’s ahead of time, during the event or afterwards.

Pictures from Davos

A selection of the best pictures from the event will appear at #wef23 on Flickr. These are available free of charge under the Creative Commons licence.

What is Formative doing? 

We’ll have teams on the ground as well as people covering the event remotely for our clients. We’ll also share our own thoughts on the key topics and themes that emerge throughout the week – in particular, what they mean for corporate communications in the year ahead. 

Make sure to follow Formative Content and me on LinkedIn for all the latest.


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If you would like to know more about Davos 2023, please email gay@formativecontent.com

About the author: Gay Flashman is the CEO and founder of Formative Content. Connect with her on LinkedIn here.

Gay Flashman - CEO, Formative Content
Author:Gay Flashman - CEO, Formative Content