International SOS Supports Top Business Leaders at the 2017 Fortune Global Forum

28 November 2017 ,  —


 The 2017 Fortune Global Forum has appointed International SOS as its preferred medical partner. Speakers and delegates will be able to access the International SOS pre-travel advice, alerts, 24/7 dedicated medical hotline and immediate emergency support before and during the conference. 

Karel van de Pijpekamp, International SOS Managing Director, China comments, “We hope that the Fortune Forum goes smoothly for all attendees, but, as with all events, planning for the unexpected is essential to help ensure its success.  We have been supporting events of all sizes for over 30 years and the Global Forum for seven years now*.  Our extensive experience enables us to provide a high standard of appropriate support and assistance for all delegates and organisers, ensuring attendees are prepared pre-travel as well as supported during the event.”

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According to the latest Fortune 500 list 2017, the number of Chinese companies on the list has reached 115 with the addition of 10 first-timers, which has been rising for the last 14 years. With more Chinese companies to be listed as well as Chinese government’s Going Out agenda and Belt and Road Initiative, International SOS is committed to supporting the Chinese organisations operating globally also foreign invested multinational companies operating in domestic China.

The Fortune Global Forum will focus on the key issues facing multinational companies at a crucial time of change in China and the global economy. Since 1995, the Fortune Global Forum has convened world leaders and the heads of global business - the chairmen, presidents, and CEOs of the world’s largest companies - on the dynamic frontiers of international commerce. The 2017 Global Forum will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China on December 6-8.  For more information visit:

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*Time Fortune Forum in 2016.

About International SOS:

 International SOS ( is the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services company. We care for clients across the globe, from more than 1,000 locations in 90 countries. Our expertise is unique: more than 11,000 employees are led by 1,400 doctors and 200 security specialists.  Teams work night and day to protect our members. We pioneer a range of preventative programmes strengthened by our in-country expertise.  We deliver unrivalled emergency assistance during critical illness, accident or civil unrest. We are passionate about helping clients put Duty of Care into practice. With us, multinational corporate client, governments and NGOs can mitigate risk for their people working remotely or overseas.