GSEA Global Finals

Over 50 of the world’s most exceptional student entrepreneurs will converge on Macau, each from a different country. EO will host two and a half days of learning, mentorship and competition among innovative new businesses from the world’s next generation of entrepreneurs. Don’t miss this unique and inspirational event, taking place just before GLC Macau!

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • EO GSEA judges will have their registration fees waived.* To register as a judge please click here.
  • Attend all or some of the event as a guest, including the GLC Leadership and Awards Dinner (nominal fee).
  • Attend the final round competition and watch the seven finalists in action (open to all; registration required and free).
  • Can your business contribute to the prize package or the event? GSEA students are hungry for business services and mentorship.

*All EO GSEA judges may attend the entire Global Finals event free of charge, but must pay their own travel and hotel costs.

Get Involved!

If you would like to mentor a student entrepreneur, contribute to the prize package or event, or attend a portion of the event, please email the GSEA team at gsea@eonetwork.org.

EO GSEA Awards Agenda

Below is a high-level overview of the event agenda.* More details will be released as the event approaches. Contact the GSEA team if you have any questions about the 2019 Finals.

Wednesday, 10 April: Welcome and Registration

Noon-2 pm Registration
2-4 pm GSEA Student Forum Experience
4:15-5 pm Opening General Session
5:30-7 pm Welcome Reception

Thursday, 11 April: Semi-Final Competition

7-8:30 am Breakfast
9-9:30 am Judges Briefing
9:30-11:30 am Semi-Final Round Competitions
11:30 am-1pm Lunch
1-3 pm Semi-Final Round Competitions
6-9 pm Dinner and Top 7 Finalists Announcement

Friday, 12 April: Final Round Competition

7:30-9 am Breakfast
9-11:30 am Business Round-Table Discussions (Students and Judges Only)
11:30 am-12:30 pm Lunch
1-4:30 pm Final Round Competition
6-10 pm GLC Leadership and Awards Dinner – the Oscars of EO
Awards Dinner and Global Finalist Announcement

*Note: This event is open to all students, judges and registered guests. Registration is required to attend any portion of the event outside of the Final Round Competition, which is open to all. Guest information is below.

Guest Registration

We welcome all guests, business partners and family members at the GSEA Global Finals in Macau. Due to costs associated with operating this event, anyone who is not a student competitor or a judge must register here to access the venue for any portion of the event except the final round.

Several pricing options will be available to accommodate your needs and will be announced in the coming months.

Please send any questions to gsea@eonetwork.org and we will respond within two business days.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel rooms have been booked for student competitors at the Sheraton Grand Macau Hotel – Cotai Central.
Rooms have not been reserved for guests or judges, unless they are also attending GLC. Additional reservation information will be provided at a later date.