Global Forum by the numbers

Global Forum is our largest annual event to align the organisation’s global strategy, to inspire innovation and to strengthen GS1 staff around the world. 









Barry L. Rellaford, the Global Speed of Trust Practice - GS1 Culture Plenary keynote

For the first time, we will host a GS1 Culture Plenary, “Strengthening our GS1 culture of collaboration.” It will feature Barry speaking about the power of trust and collaboration to make organisations more successful and relationships more energised.

Get to know Barry

Watch highlights of Global Forum 2018 and be inspired!

Global Forums 2018 was transformational setting new records for attendance, number of sessions and speakers from around the globe. Revisit the Market Place Expo; hear from attendees. Watch and be motivated as you plan for Global Forum 2019!

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The greatest opportunity to discover global trends and new innovations
Ana Paula Vendramini Maniero, GS1 Brazil
It’s an efficient learning, sharing and collaborating platform!
Konbright Kong, GS1 China
We always leave with a sense of encouragement and excitement having learned so much from GS1 colleagues from around the globe!
Naoko Mori, GS1 Japan
Global Forum supports our “one voice” and affirms the “GS1 Family” culture.
Eileen Mac Donald​, GS1 Canada
The best market place in the world I have ever attended!
Peter Otieno, GS1 Kenya

Want to become a Market Place Exhibitor?

The Market Place Expo is the greatest opportunity of the week to share your brightest ideas, demo new solutions and build your network of peers.

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GS1's got Talent!

Are you a singer, dancer or musician? Share your talent at the Networking Dinner.

We'll help you shine with a talent coach and you'll have fun too. 

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