Events
Continuity Forum 2014
Miami

The 2014 Continuity Forum is the preeminent event linking social entrepreneurs, business people and thought leaders.
This November 13 & 14, they reconvene to address social and economic innovation, the environment, entrepreneurship, politics and education.
Past speakers include...

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Continuity Forum 2013
Miami, FL

What does the future of innovation in the Americas look like? The 2013 Continuity Forum – hosted by the abc* Foundation in Miami on November 6-7 – is the preeminent annual event for leaders thinking about and implementing investment philanthropy in the Americas. More than 500...

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Continuity Forum 2012
Miami, FL

Luminaries from across the globe and a variety of industries reconvened in Miami to address the future of social and economic innovation, the environment, entrepreneurship, politics and education at the second annual abc* Continuity Forum.

Thirty-three of the most innovative...

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A Ritmo de Cambio - 2012
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

On April 17, 2012, at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the music video of “México Lindo y Querido” (A Song for Mexico) was released. This video, produced by the abc* Foundation in partnership with Playing for Change, was dedicated to celebrating...

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PODER - abc* Business Awards 2011
Miami, USA

Nicolas Ibargüen, Publisher of Poder magazine, gave the welcoming remarks for the 2011 PODER abc* Business Awards, followed by keynote speaker Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. John King, host of CNN’s "John King USA", presided over the awards ceremony and...

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Continuity Forum 2011
Miami

The Continuity Forum, now our signature annual event, is based on the premise that continuity, when applied to philanthropy and social and environmental impact, is exemplified through sustained efforts to improve the greater good. The event convenes luminaries from a variety of...

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A Ritmo de Cambio - 2011
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In 2011, at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the A Ritmo de Cambio project was again showcased throughout the event.

In keeping with the tradition of recording a song with a social purpose, “Sachita” (A Song for Brazil), united over 35 artists...

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PODER - abc* Business Awards 2010
Miami, USA

For the 2010 PODER abc* Business Awards, Tomas Regalado, mayor of the City of Miami, gave the welcome and introductory remarks.  Ernesto Cordero, Secretary of the Treasury of Mexico, then spoke about Mexico, followed by a talk by John King, host of CNN’s "John King USA".

During...

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The Courage Forum - 2010
New York City

This event united some of the Americas’ most prominent activists, architects, artists, athletes, bloggers, business leaders, change agents, environmentalists, explorers, filmmakers, iconoclasts, idea generators, journalists, lawyers, media tycoons, musicians, opinion leaders,...

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A Ritmo de Cambio - 2010
Cartagena, Colombia

At the 2010 World Economic Forum on Latin America in Cartagena, Colombia, the A Ritmo de Cambio initiative was presented through a concert featuring Carlos Vives, Marc Anthony, José Junior, musicians from Palenque, Colombia, and Totó la Momposina, a Colombian folk singer whose...

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PODER - abc* Business Awards 2009
Miami, USA

The 2009 PODER abc* Business Awards honored men and women in the Americas region that are producing systemic change in their own communities.

The PODER Awards were created in 2002 by Poder magazine to celebrate excellence in leadership in the Americas by recognizing those men and...

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Philanthropy Roundtable
Mexico City, Mexico

This follow-up event built upon the discussion among business leaders, leading philanthropists, journalists, social activists and celebrities on the importance of social investment in Latin America that originated at the PODER Philanthropy Forum in 2008. This 2008 event featured...

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Green Forum 2009 - The Oceans
Miami

The abc* Foundation hosted its first Green Forum in 2009 with the goal of bringing leaders, businesspeople, environmentalists and experts together to focus on the pressing issues of environmental sustainability and dwindling resources within the Americas. The Green Forum was held...

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Reconciliation Forum - 2009
Washington, D.C.

The Reconciliation Forum brought together prominent leaders, academics, activists, politicians, artists, cultural icons and many others to create a unique event. Through a series of compelling roundtable conversations, session discussions, keynote speeches and live performances,...

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