6th Edition
October 14–15, 2016
Oct 14–15, 2016 Registration

Latest news

Jacqui Banaszynski on the courage of telling stories

Jacqui Banaszynski has been with us from the first edition, both as speaker and as a mentor. She told us stories, t...

Tara Skurtu on feeling poetry and letting one’s writing go free

Not getting admitted to medical school made Tara Skurtu follow her passion for poetry. She is now a poetess, a tran...

Jon Mooallem on freelancing, the benefits of journalism school and writing about wildlife

Jon Mooallem is the author of Wild Ones, named the best book of 2013 by the New York Times Book Review, and a write...

Speaking in 2016

Line-up subject to change. Scroll to see all speakers

The experience


Two packed days

Inspirational talks, tips to improve your storytelling, and many surprising moments


Superstar speakers

Network with our impressive roster of guests, get their books (and get them signed)


A creative world

Watch exhibits and screenings, experience interactive moments, browse our shop, and have fun


Stay story-sharp

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Watch talks from previous years on topics ranging from personal stories to marketing


In the know

Get the latest conference news, speaker info and other updates




LATERAL is a design & technology studio based in San Francisco, with presence in UK and Romania. They are long-time collaborators of DoR and returning as sponsors of The Power of Storytelling.
UniCredit is a leading banking Group in Europe, with a major international banking network in Central and Eastern Europe. This is their fourth year supporting The Power of Storytelling conference.
NN is an insurance and investment management company active in over 18 countries. It was the first such company to enter the Romanian market. This is their third year as conference sponsors.
SAI Erste Asset Management SA offers an extensive range of asset management services and products. The asset management company professionally and successfully manages money market, bond, balanced, equity open-end funds and absolute return funds.


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Telekom Romania is a new and dynamic telecommunications brand, part of Deutsche Telekom global family, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies. This is their second year as conference sponsors.
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HBO is a premium cable and satellite television network, with programming consisting primarily of movies and original TV series, along with documentaries and concert specials. HBO GO is HBO’s online video service with more than 2000 hours of content, updated weekly.
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Coca-Cola HBC Romania is part of CCHBC, one of the largest bottlers of The Coca Cola Company. We spread happiness by producing and delivering soft drinks of the highest quality. As first time supporters, we’re proud to have begun this partnership.
The number 1 Scotch whisky in the world. Its slogan has been embraced as an encouragement for progress through adversity, a joyful expression of optimism and the best piece of advice you’re ever likely to hear.



logo albDacia is the main car manufacturer in Romania with a presence of 48 years in the automotive landscape. Today, it is the first export company of the country and the one with the biggest turnover. Since 2004, more than 3.6 million clients from 44 countries around the world bought a Dacia vehicle.

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Avon is a global cosmetics company that for 130 years has proudly stood for beauty, innovation, courage and, above all, women. They are long-time collaborators of DoR and this is the second year they are supporting The Power of Storytelling Conference.

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