A World Satellite Business Week event
12-15 Sept. 2016 / The Westin - Paris

The event on the agenda of every top-ranking actor in the satellite industry

The Summit for Satellite Financing is the must-attend executive conference for the global satellite industry, where business leaders come together to gain market insight, strike partnerships and conclude major deals.

Bringing together senior executive participants and speakers representing a whole spectrum of geographical markets and industry sectors and all levels of the value chain, the summit provides a unique opportunity to network and strike business deals with the key leaders and decision makers shaping the evolution of global satellite services.

The 20th edition took place September 12-15, 2016 at the Westin hotel in Paris. The dates for the 2017 edition will be announced shortly. In the meantime, you can consult the program for the 2016 edition here.

speakers from the 2016 edition

Karim Michel Sabbagh
SES
Luxembourg
Rodolphe Belmer
Eutelsat
France
Steve Spengler
Intelsat
United States
Daniel Goldberg
Telesat
Canada
Rupert Pearce
Inmarsat
United Kingdom
Samer Halawi
Thuraya
United Arab Emirates
Iridium
United States
Yahsat
United Arab Emirates
Huang Baozhong
APT Satellite
China
Tom Choi
ABS
Hong Kong
Gustavo Silbert
Star One
Brazil
Es'hailSat
Qatar
Steve Collar
O3b Networks
Maxim Zayakov
Bulgaria Sat
Bulgaria
Mark Rigolle
LeoSat
George Whitesides
Virgin Galactic
United States
Paul Gaske
Hughes Network Systems
United States
Rick Baldridge
Viasat
United States
Luigi Pasquali
Telespazio
Italy
Dave Davis
Global Eagle Entertainment
United States
Robert Cleave
Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services
United States
John Celli
SSL
United States
Jean-Loïc Galle
Thales Alenia Space
France
Stéphane Israel
Arianespace
France
Gwynne Shotwell
SpaceX
United States
Guri Bath
Citibank
United States
Mark Spiwak
Boeing Satellite Systems International Inc
United States
EMC
United States
Ko Ogasawara
MHI
Japan
Richard Currier
SSL
United States
Pierre-Jean Beylier
Speedcast
Hong Kong
John T. Apostolides
Macquarie Capital
United States
David Bruner
Panasonic Avionics
United States
Jefferies
United States
Photo: Xavier Bettel
Luxembourg
Frank Culbertson
Orbital ATK
United States
Zhiheng Fu
China Great Wall Industry Corporation
China
Justin Cadman
Raymond James
United States
Arsat
Argentina
Kirk Pysher
ILS
United States
Richard Franklin
Airbus Defence & Space
France
Scott Lindell
Lockheed Martin
United States
Laurent Thomasson
Airbus Defence & Space
France
Seraphim Capital
United Kingdom
Arabsat
Saudi Arabia
Paul Brown-Kenyon
Measat
Malaysia
Vern Smith
Lockheed Martin
Tracey Haslam
Harris Caprock Communications
United States
Frédérique Gournail
Coface
France
Omar Charfen Tommasi
SCT Mexico
Mexico
Clif Marriott
Goldman Sachs International
Arnaud de Rosnay
Airbus Defence and Space
France
Dominique Giannoni
Thales Inflyt Experience
ViaSat
United States
Scott Sobhani
SpaceBelt
Antonio Abad
Hispasat
Spain
Globalstar
United States

Testimonials

Satellite being key to building the future digital highways requires all players work together, striving for innovation and meeting market challenges.  WSBW is an enabler offering five days of discussion, debate and deal-making.
Karim Michel Sabbagh, President & CEO,
SES
WSBW is a must-attend event for everyone engaged in the commercial satellite business. Euroconsult does an exceptional job of creating a strong and valuable forum enabling us to exchange on the factors driving our progress.
Michel de Rosen, Chairman,
Eutelsat
Achieving and sustaining success within our evolving industry requires an acute understanding of where we have been, where we are today and where the future is taking us. WSBW provides a unique environment where the industry’s leaders share knowledge, innovation and a vision for the next generation of service offerings.
Bill Tillson, Executive Chairman,
Encompass Digital Media
This event brings together the “who’s who” of space business for a busy week of meetings, presentations and networking. Year after year, it is a priority on our calendar.
Stéphane Israël, Chairman and CEO,
Arianespace

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