The EBU Leadership Summit is an exclusive event designed to empower and inspire leaders across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. offering a unique opportunity for CEE region leaders to meet, interact, network, and learn from each other.

The 2024 edition will be hosted by the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) and the EBU. The event is open to Director Generals, CEOs and board members, by invitation only. 

Event Highlights

Key Topics and Speakers

Our exceptional lineup of speakers will share their insights on crucial topics, including:

  • Negotiation: Master the art of effective negotiation in political contexts.
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI): Explore the transformative impact of AI on the media industry.
  • European Media Freedom Act (EMFA): Understand the latest developments and implications of the EMFA.
  • PSM Toolkit: Gain practical tools and strategies for public service media.

Social Programme

The summit will kick off with a welcome cocktail.
A cultural excursion followed by dinner will be held on 26 September.
Lunches and coffee breaks through the summit will provide opportunities for networking and follow-up discussions.

Why Attend?

  • Network with Leaders: Connect with fellow leaders from the CEE region and beyond.
  • Gain Insights: Learn from experts on vital topics affecting the media industry.
  • Collaborate and Innovate: Engage in dynamic discussions and collaborative sessions.
  • Drive Your Organization Forward: Take home practical tools and strategies to implement in your organization.



Grand Hotel Sofia and Bulgarian National Radio

bulevard "Dragan Tsankov" 4
1040 Sofia


Treansport & Accommodation

Our host, BNR, has chosen the Grand Hotel Sofia as the official event hotel. Please log in and register to receive detailed information on accommodation.

We are committed to assisting all delegates with ground transportation to and from Sofia's International Airport or train station. Once you have booked your flight or train ticket, contact  Nathaly Bronson to receive assistance.