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No matter where you're located, there's likely an alumni event happening close by. Our impressive network of Columbia Business School graduates stretches to well over 100 countries around the world. We host talks, book signings, panels, and networking events to bring you together. Check out the alumni events calendar and attend, whenever and wherever you can.
While local alumni events are happening around the world all the time, there are a handful of featured dates to mark on your calendars. These major events bring the global Columbia community together and they always prove a valuable experience for all involved.
Columbia Business School boasts more than 100 active student clubs and associations. Throughout the academic year, alumni are invited to attend and participate in a number of programs hosted by student clubs, including conferences and panel discussions.
Reunion Weekend, which takes place every April, when alumni celebrating their 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50+ anniversary years come back to campus for a weekend of faculty-moderated alumni panels and fantastic social events.
The Annual Dinner takes place on the first Monday of each May, and has represented one of Columbia Business School’s most cherished traditions for over 40 years. Alumni are invited to join over 800 guests, including members of the Board of Overseers, alumni, corporate sponsors, faculty members, students, and friends, in a festive evening of support for Columbia Business School. Over the years, the dinner has generated millions of dollars in critical unrestricted funding, securing resources for student financial aid, faculty research, and curriculum development. A portion of each ticket is tax deductible.
Pan-European and Pan-Asian Forums
Columbia Business School’s premier alumni events are, without question, the Pan-European and Pan-Asian Forums, where hundreds of alumni from around the world gather for a celebration of the School’s global brand.
Set in extraordinary venues in an international business capital, these three–day symposiums feature top faculty, alumni, and guest speakers discussing the most important trends in business today. Evening social events take place in locations such as the Palazzo Pisani Moretta in Venice or the Frank Gehry Forum of DZ Bank in Berlin.
The next Pan–European Forum will take place in Paris, October 12 - 14, 2018.
Worldwide Alumni Club Event
For the Worldwide Alumni Club Event, alumni clubs from across the globe recognize and celebrate Columbia Business School’s global alumni network by hosting programming during the month of September.