Registration for the 2023 Annual VL Summit is now open!

Sign up for a day dedicated to this year’s Annual Theme:


Wednesday, 31 May 2023 at 10.00 – 18.00 in Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center.

VL’s Annual Christmas Gathering 2022 – Global Update

Read the commentary from the event, where you can also watch videos of the highly interesting speakers’ presentations:

  • Michael Zilmer-Johns, Ambassador
  • Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, Chairman of the Board
  • Mette Maix, CEO Rosendahl Design Group
  • Søren Pap-Tolstrup, COO Nilfisk

The Danish Management Society (VL)


VL is the leading Danish non-profit network for Industry Leaders; C-suite executives, board members, politicians and opinion leaders.

VLs purpose is to promote modern, responsible leadership by means of sharing knowledge and engaging in dialogue and, in so doing, contribute to the sustainable, financial progress and general improvement of the standard of living in Denmark and the world we live in.

VL News posts

22/12 VL LIVE

22/12 VL LIVE

Wed. 22 Dec we streamed VL’s VIRTUAL GLOBAL UPDATE LIVE to all members. We were honoured to welcome the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jeppe Kofod, Signe Krogstrup, Governor of Danmarks Nationalbank (VL3), CEO of Atos Medical Britt Meelby Jensen (VL46), Deputy Secretary General of OECD Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen and Peter Kaas Hammer, CEO Kemp & Lauritzen (VL73) on stage in the Virtual Global Update. VL Chairman Lisbeth Knudsen moderated the important session.

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Summit Keynote Scott Galloway

Summit Keynote Scott Galloway

Best selling author and business professor Scott Galloway – keynote speaker at the VL Summit in Copenhagen 26 October – joins CNN+ in 2022. Scott Galloways show will focus on the news and conversations where business and technology collide.

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The Reboot Summit

The Reboot Summit

“… Truly, remarkable …” …A quote by HRH Prince Charles about Felicity Aston. It is a great honor that multiple award-winning British polar explorer MBE (Order of the British Empire), Felicity Aston has accepted our invitation to speak at The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit on 26 October 2021.

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Videos from VL Summit 2022

Converting Companies to Sustainability – Summit 2022

Mr. Mark Watts, Executive Director C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and Senior Associate at University of Cambridge (Institute for Sustainability) talks about converting companies to sustainability

The leadership role and delivering sustainability – Summit 2022

Ms. Annica Bresky, President and CEO of Stora Enso, talks about the transformation that companies must go through in order to deliver the sustainability that is necessary for our society – based on what they do in Stora Enso


"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

“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