2015 Businesswomen Leadership Experience

Businesswomen Leadership Experience in London and Stockholm
June 5–14, 2015

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[Day 1] Friday, June 5 - DepartureLondon
Depart from the Twin Cities to London, England.

[Day 2] Saturday, June 6 - London
Arrive in London.
Time to explore London at your leisure.
Check-in at Hotel Copthorne Tara London Kensington.
Lunch and dinner on own.

Established 1,250 years ago, London became an important Roman city. It was resettled by the Saxons in the fifth century, after the end of the Roman occupation. London has been scourged by the plague (1665) and was almost entirely destroyed by the Great Fire (1666). World War II's "Blitzkrieg" tore up the city considerably.

[Day 3] Sunday, June 7- LondonLondon
Breakfast at the hotel.
Attend a morning church service.
Lunch on own.
Afternoon leadership learning excursion at the National Gallery.
Evening Welcome Dinner.

[Day 4] Monday, June 8 - London
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit with business leaders at General Mills.
Lunch on own.
A guided tour of London includes a visit to Westminster Abbey, where most English Kings and Queens have been crowned since 1066, and where many are buried. See Piccadilly Circus and pass Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Continue along Fleet Street to St. Paul's Cathedral, and also see the 900-year-old Tower of London, whose construction was initiated by William the Conqueror.
Dinner on own.

[Day 5] Tuesday, June 9 - LondonLondon
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit with business leaders at Thomson Reuters.
Lunch on own.
Afternoon visit with Värde Partners.
Group dinner with Gustavus, Värde team, and other London business leaders.

[Day 6] Wednesday, June 10 - London/Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit with business leaders at Korn Ferry.
Lunch and dinner on own.
Transfer to the airport for flight to Stockholm.
Check-in at Hotel Clarion Amaranten.

Sweden's capital is one of the most beautiful major cities in the world, a mirage of saffron and terra-cotta colored buildings shimmering between blue water and bluer skies all summer. It's also a vibrant, modern city, famous for producing sleek designs and edgy fashion.

[Day 7] Thursday, June 11 - StockholmStockholm
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visits with business leaders at Ericcson.
Lunch on own.
Afternoon leadership learning excursion at the Royal Palace. Entrance is included to the Royal Palace.
Dinner on own.

[Day 8] Friday, June 12 - Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning visit with leaders at 3M
Lunch on own.
Afternoon visit with fashion designer, Maria Sjoden
Dinner on own.

[Day 9] Saturday, June 13 - Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a guided tour of Stockholm including City Hall (site of the annual Stockholm City HallNobel Prize banquet) and a visit to the Gamla Stan (Old Town). Gamla Stan is a compact little maze of cobblestone streets. The stucco walls of its red, orange and vanilla buildings sag toward each other exhaustedly over countless souvenir shops and ice-cream parlors and the Royal Palace.
Lunch on own.
Evening Farewell Dinner.

[Day 10] Sunday, June 14 - Depart for Home
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Stockholm’s airport for return flight.

Every effort will be made to follow this itinerary as printed, yet it is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

 

For information, contact Barb Larson Taylor at 507-933-7515 or btaylor@gustavus.edu.

 

 

 


Trip arrangement provided by MCI Travel.