The Danish Management Society (VL) brings together Denmark’s top business and governmental minds.

“The Society has been set up to foster and encourage the knowledge and understanding of modern leadership. Accordingly, the Society aims to contribute to financial success, social progress and general improvement of the conditions of life.” – 8th of April 1965

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Denmark’s top movers and shakers

From the Prime Minister of Denmark to the leaders of top firms like Lego, Carlsberg, and Novo Nordisk, Denmark’s elite meet at VL to discuss big issues – and suggest concrete solutions.

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VL Summit 2017


The Summit 2017 will take place on 1. June 2017 at the Danish University Copenhagen Business School which in 2017 is celebrating its 100 year anniversary. 

The program for the VL Summit 2017 is under preparation and will be published in December 2016. 

"Although I have only been a member of the Danish Management Society for six months, it has already proven very beneficial. The group is a great source of new ideas and viewpoints that are valuable for me. The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit is one of the most popular events in Denmark for anyone who wants to keep an ear to the ground."

Bjarne Corydon

Director, The McKinsey Center of Government

"The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit is the most dynamic networking event in Denmark. It is the best there is – by far."

Torsten Sløk

Chief International Economist, Deutsche Bank, New York

"I joined the Danish Management Society when I became CEO for Vestas in 2013. Being part of this network is extremely valuable to me."

Anders Runevad

CEO, Vestas

"The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit provides an informal setting where I can meet top executives from other major Danish companies and find new inspiration. It is an event for which there is (almost) always space in my calendar."

Flemming Besenbacher

Chairman, Carlsberg

"The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit is Denmark’s most valuable networking event for top management. It’s always a source of inspiration, whether I am a participant or a speaker."

Peder Tuborgh

CEO, Arla Foods