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The Billionaires' Social Calendar is a set of annual events frequented by many of the world's wealthiest people. While there is no official calendar, this list includes events often mentioned in the context.


The Billionaires' Social Calendar is a colloquial term (sometimes used in the press) to describe recurring events or situations where very rich people (simply referred to as billionaires in this article, but they need not literally be worth a billion in any currency) share the space primarily with each other. For most billionaires, the calendar is for business travel and meeting professional contacts, more than attending the nominal event. If they attend at all, they tend to be in VIP compartments.

Accessibility and affordability of the major events vary greatly. Tickets for spectator sports and other large-scale events such as the Superbowl and the Formula One can be afforded on a middle-class travel budget. Some opportunities to get into the inner circles are working in journalism or hospitality staff; see working abroad.


Taking a global circuit involving multiple such events can be logistically demanding. It may be a good idea to retain the services of a personal travel manager (they also go by private/personal travel agent). Various professionals may need to be hired at destinations. Apart from obvious things like accomodation, many such details may need to be significantly pre-booked.

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Wealthy people tend to travel on private planes, charter flights or first and business class flights. Many of them own a yacht, enjoying northern summer on the Mediterranean sea and northern winter in the Caribbean (see cruising on small craft). Sturdier yachts tend to venture into colder waters; at times even to the Arctic or Antarctica.


Fine dining venues tend to be overbooked or invitation-only during these events.


See also: Grand old hotels

During spectator events, hotel costs tend to inflate, and the rates at the high-end venues where the billionaires stay, tend to be astronomical. Workers and visitors on a moderate budgets might have to consider far-off locations.


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