The purpose of Barcelona 2040 is to train and connect young talent, to make Barcelona known from all its fields and develop proposals for the future.
The 1st edition of the program began in June 2020 and had 25 participants who had the opportunity to know the city with more than 40 experts from 9 different sectors.
The 2nd edition, Barcelona 2041, has 22 participants of different professional profiles. Participants will discover the city through 10 sessions and visits to companies and institutions from different sectors and 10 conversations with the main stakeholders of these sectors and of the city (business leaders, science, culture, gastronomy knowledge, sports, industry, journalism and politics).
Each edition of the program will work on two city challenges in a group and two dynamics organized by Imagine, a disruptive innovation program driven by Xavier Verdaguer, member of Barcelona Global.
The conclusions of each edition will be presented in a final session with all the companies and professionals involved, and the participation of the Mayoress of Barcelona is expected.
To connect young and talented businesspeople with the city's main change-agents.
To offer thorough training in relation to the city's trends and its main stakeholders.
To promote the creation of a transversal networking structure.
To enable the natural incorporation of young and talented businesspeople to the dynamics of Barcelona Global.
To promote work skills such as leadership, excellence, and professionalism.
To actively participate in today's city challenges.
To get involved in the approach and resolution of urban challenges.
Candidates must be between 26 and 35 years old, be professionally active, and have between 5 to 8 years of work experience. The program's price is 400 euros, and 250 euros for those under 30.
If you know someone in your company or contact list who matches the profile, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with all his/her contact information, and an acceptance committee will evaluate the applications.