2020 European Reunion

Cascais/Estoril, Portugal - March 26-29, 2020

Join us for the 2020 European Reunion in Portugal. The European Reunion Committee has planned an exciting weekend filled with incredible food, breathtaking venues and ample opportunities to network and learn.

Registration is now open. Click here to register.

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Reunion Agenda

Day 1: Thursday, March 26th: Welcome Party at Villa Tamariz Utopia

Just a short walk from the Palacio (headquarters) hotel, an informal indoor and outdoor welcome party with heavy hor d’oeuvers and open bar. A perfect setting for meeting new and old friends!

Doors open at 19:00

Villa Tamariz Utopia

Address: Tamariz Beach

Day 2: Friday, March 27th: Thunderbird Update and Learning Session

Learn about our Global Hubs, Life Long Learning offerings, Executive Education programs, Global Entrepreneurship coursework and the all new alumni engagement tool that is replacing “MyThunderbird”.

Session will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 at the Palacio Hotel

Day 2: Friday, March 27th: Tejo River Sunset Cruise

Join us on an incredible five-hour cruise leaving in the late afternoon with dinner, drinks and dancing. Coaches will provide transport from the HQ hotel to the port for this fantastic excursion.

We will return to port in time for people to enjoy Lisbon nightlife or transit back to their hotels!

Bus departure: 14:30

Tejo Sunset Cruise 15:30 to 20:30

Location: Departure from the Palacio hotel at 14:30 via coach

Day 3: Saturday, March 28th: Business Forum in collaboration with HORASIS

Business Forum in collaboration with HORASIS, the Global Visions Community

HORASIS is a think tank spinout from the World Economic Forum, bringing together senior leaders from government, academia and businesses worldwide.

Lunch included for both options

Attend for a half day 07:00-13:30

Attend for a full day 07:00-17:00

Day 3: Saturday, March 28th: Alternative Day Program Option 1- Sintra

Guided tour of Sintra (Pena Palace and old town center) and Cabo da Roca (the furthest point west in continental Europe) with fantastic views of light house and ocean. Lunch will be self-catered in the old town center of Sintra.

Tour will take place from 10:00 to 16:00

Bus departure: 10:00

Pickup location: Palacio Hotel

Return time: 16:00

Day 3: Saturday, March 28th: Alternative Day Program Option 1- Sintra

Guided tour of Sintra (Pena Palace and old town center) and Cabo da Roca (the furthest point west in continental Europe) with fantastic views of light house and ocean. Lunch will be self-catered in the old town center of Sintra.

Tour will take place from 10:00 to 16:00

Bus departure: 10:00

Pickup location: Palacio Hotel

Return time: 16:00

Day 3: Saturday, March 28th: Alternative Day Program Option 2 - Wine Tour

Wine tour south of Lisboa followed by a light lunch and wine tasting.

Tour will take place from 11:00 to 15:00

Bus departure: 11:00

Pickup location: Palacio Hotel

Return time: 15:00

Day 3: Saturday March 28th: Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner that includes drinks and dancing at a 17th Century fort on Tamariz beach in Estoril.

Doors open at 18:30

Cocktail reception 19:00 to 19:30

Dinner and Dancing is from 19:30 to midnight

Location: Forte da Cruz Tamariz Beach, Estoril

Day 4: Sunday, March 29th: Farewell Brunch

Enjoy a late brunch as the ending of a fabulous reunion!

Farewell Brunch will take place from 10:00 to 12:00

Location: Palácio Hotel gardens, Hotel Palácio