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Our Global Summit was two years into its stride when we launched our first issue and has become the world’s leading infrastructure conference. We chart its expansion from April 2009, when around 200 delegates attended, to 2019, when the figure exceeded 2,400. By George Glover.
Digital infrastructure was on participants’ minds at the Infrastructure Investor Global Summit in Berlin in March, cropping up in discussions on everything from energy to climate change, and headlining the final day of proceedings. As the hot new sector for the asset class, conference attendees came out to hear about topics as diverse as whether […]
Berlin Global Summit 2019
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