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B Corporations are over 2600 responsible businesses that are certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental impact, accountability and transparency. Together B Corps seek to transform the economy to a more inclusive and circular B Economy - an economy that benefits all not just few.

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To become certified companies must receive a minimum verified score on the B Impact assessment, a free online tool to measure and manage impact on customers, community, workers and the environment. In addition, they must make their B Impact report transparent on
As people are becoming more aware of global issues of the environmental crises and inequality the demand for more transparent, responsible and purposeful business practices is growing stronger from both consumers and employees. It is becoming clear business cannot survive in its current form. Now is the time to take the lead in addressing these issues and work towards building long term prosperity that benefits all stakeholders. The certification is a third-party validation of transparency and accountability and a proof that you practice what you preach- building trust and new opportunities for growth.

Attend the summit to learn how the certification can help your company.
The B Economy is bigger than B Corps. B Lab collaborates with leaders across all sectors of society to build a broader global movement of people using business as a force for good.

The B Economy is built by everyone who works for, buys from, invests in, learns or teaches about, or supports businesses striving to create a shared and durable prosperity for all. Join us.
The B Corp Summit is a space for professionals, leaders, entrepreneurs and prospective members of the B Corp movement to connect, learn, innovate and celebrate. No matter if you come from a Startup or a Multinational Company, a certified B Corp or not, anyone who shares the vision of using business as a force for good is welcome to join the Summit.
The Summit attracts diverse organizations from over 25 countries, from micro organizations to multinationals with expertise ranging from producing sustainable goods to legal consultancy, branding and investment. When registering you can see the list of attendees and view their individual profiles through the app.
Inspiration, knowledge and connections - By providing different opportunities/paths in the program you can be in charge of what you get out of the Summit. The summit will of course provide multiple networking opportunities but you can also make connections through the event app.
The B Fair is a Marketplace that will take place during lunch, drinks, breaks and other moments during both days of the Summit. At the B Fair B corps invite you to get familiar with their products and services, engage in conversation or listen to them at their “Silent Stage”.

Want to take part in the B Fair and have a booth or a table? Of course you can! Read all about is on the B Fair page.  
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You can get your tickets by registering here.

This ticket gains you access to two days of summit, fully accommodated at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam. Including two days of lunch, drinks and bites, phenomenal speakers, a carefully crafted and a fully facilitated program designed for you to take away more than what you’re looking for.

Due to limited capacity tickets to the B Night must be purchased separately (for costprice only), they will be made available soon.
Yes, this year we offer 500 tickets for professionals working for B Corps and 200 tickets from professionals working for organizations interested in joining the B Corp community.
Yes, when purchasing your ticket, you will be asked to set your password to create a profile. When the workshop spots open for registration, you can subscribe with your profile. Through your profile, it is also possible to change your profile information and your registrations at any time. 
As soon as the individual session registration opens, you will be notified through email. Some sessions have limited capacity, so be sure to be quick with the registration.
Yes, you can. We do ask you to update the individuals' names upon registration.
Yes, if you plan to attend with 5-10 people, you get 10% discount of the full ticket price (not applicable to early bird tickets). The discount will automatically be added when you register your group.
You can pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and iDeal
Yes, you can cancel your registration up to 30 days prior to the event by sending an e-mail to
After that it is non-refundable, but you can transfer your ticket to someone who still needs a ticket.
When you register for the ticket you get access to the event app through a link sent to you in email. 
Yes, use the app to see who are attending, schedule meetings or find people with similar interest using the AI powered Matchmaking tool.
The Grip matchmaking platform works like dating apps - swipe right if you are interested in making a connection. If another professional swipes right you get notified of a “Handshake” and can start the discussion on the chat. Grip uses various data sources and strategies to recommend people to you, e.g. based on profile data.

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No, the matchmaking platform is also available on web. But during the Summit it is a very easy tool to see your personal program and make valuable new connections.
Once the program is finished we will send out an e-mail on how to register for breakouts and sessions.
Yes, you can reserve a spot for the sessions that have limited capacity through the app. When we open up for registration of the workshops we will send out an e-mail so you don't miss out. You can then sign up through your account. 
The 2019 B Corp Summit will be hosted in the remarkable Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ in Amsterdam. It's the home of inspiration, progressiveness and creativity, giving stage to versatile music of high quality. The main music hall even has one the world’s best acoustics.

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The Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ is easily accessible and is situated close to the city centre:
• By foot: approx. 15 minutes from Central Station
• Tram 26, stop 'Muziekgebouw / Bimhuis'
• By car: 5 minutes from the A10 ring road motorway
• Parking garage 'Piet Hein Garage' directly underneath the neighbouring Passenger Terminal Amsterdam with direct indoor access to Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ 
All of the areas of the venue are wheelchair friendly.
Yes, you can order a Booth (6m2) or a table for the B Fair to display your company, product or services during lunch, breaks and other moments in the program. We only have a limited number of booths available, please contact Nadine Mathot at to secure a booth or get more details.
Yes, we offer partner packages of different sizes and prices. Please contact Nadine Mathot at for more details or to apply.
We will never share your information without your consent. Read our Terms and Conditions and commitment to GPDR. If you have any concerns or questions, let us know via
Yes, the Summit will be filmed and photographed. By visiting the event we assume you provide consent to appearing in photos and videos that may be published during and after the Summit. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about this through