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4 Events Worth Attending in November 2019

Worth highlights this month’s can’t-miss events.

There are plenty of events you could attend this fall, but it can be difficult to suss out which ones are the most worthy of your time and money. Here, Worth is taking out the guesswork by highlighting four of this month’s can’t-miss events. 

11/07 Groundbreakers

The late journalist Cokie Roberts and Vanguard managing director Anne Robinson at Groundbreakers. Photo by Ed Lefkowicz

(New York)

This daylong conference by the Toigo Foundation features a series of speakers, conversations and workshops seeking to develop women leaders in business, particularly those working in finance and philanthropy. The spotlight speaker this year will be former Georgia House Democratic leader Stacey Abrams. Contact: Nerissa Thomas, nerissa.thomas@toigofoundation.org, 510.584.9761, groundbreakers.toigofoundation.org

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11/11 SRI Conference

(Colorado Springs, Colo.)

Socially responsible investing is at an all-time high: As of 2016, assets invested in the category totaled $8.7 trillion. The growth is expected to expand as more women and younger generations on the verge of controlling significant wealth invest in accordance with their personal values. This 30-year-old conference addresses the issues around SRI with breakout sessions, presentations and speakers. Last year, those included Michelle Edkins from BlackRock, GMO’s Jeremy Grantham and the SEC’s Robert Jackson Jr. Through November 15. Contact: info@sriconference.com, 888.774.2663, sriconference.com

11/13 EY Strategic Growth Forum U.S.

(Palm Springs, Calif.)

This invitation-only event by Ernst & Young gathers the nation’s leading CEOs for a five-day program of speakers and breakout sessions. In addition to leaders of major brands such as Old Navy, Topgolf and Ecolab, the event attracts some pop culture glitz with entrepreneurs and philanthropists like Jennifer Garner, Alex Rodriguez and Viola Davis. The forum concludes with the Entrepreneur of the Year gala, hosted by Seth Meyers. Through November 17. Contact: ey.com

11/16 Families of Worth

(Half Moon Bay, Calif.)

Worth’s inaugural Families of Worth weekend will bring together ultra successful individuals—from founders and CEOs through to major philanthropists—to hear unique speakers and forge new connections. 

Convened by Jim McCann, chairman of Worth and founder of 1-800-FLOWERS.com, Families of Worth will keep attendees at the forefront of exclusive ideas, spark inspiration and provide a blueprint for activating their family’s goals. The event is invitation-only—see the Families of Worth page to request an invite. Through November 17. Contact: Alisha Snider, events director, asnider@worth.com

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