Your Executive Programme questions answered

What is the Executive Programme at Workday Rising EMEA?

The Executive Programme at Workday Rising EMEA is an exclusive, invite-only event designed for executives who are pursuing innovation and growth in today’s ever-changing world.

This is an invite-only event. If you’d like to attend, please register here.

Note: We’re aware that your organisation may have certain guidelines regarding business hospitality. Please let us know if you’re unable to participate in this or similar events.

The Executive Programme takes place on Tuesday 14 November 2023 from 12:00–21:30 CET. New this year, all attendees of the Executive Programme will also receive a free pass for Workday Rising EMEA, which runs until 16 November 2023.

The Executive Programme is taking place at the Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona, located at Pg. del Taulat, 262, 264, 08019 Barcelona, Spain.

We’ll be offering our attendees lunch on arrival, refreshments throughout the day and an exclusive dining experience at the end of the day at the Michelin-starred restaurant Aürt, which can be found on-site.

What is Workday Rising EMEA?

Workday Rising EMEA is the annual gathering of our community, including current customers, prospective customers, employees, sponsoring partners and more. As an Executive Programme attendee, you’re automatically provided with a free pass to stay for Workday Rising EMEA. Visit the Workday Rising EMEA website to view the full agenda.

Workday Rising EMEA offers a compelling combination of visionary keynotes, hands-on experiences, educational sessions and networking opportunities. Here’s some of the featured content that might interest you:

Mainstage Keynotes

Get inspired by where we’re going and what we can achieve when we work as one community. Innovative business leaders, industry visionaries and Workday executives take the stage to share insights you won’t find anywhere else.

Product Strategy and Vision Keynotes

See the latest Workday innovations in action and learn what’s on the horizon for future releases.

Workday Rising EMEA is open to current Workday customers and employees, prospective customers, sponsoring partners, industry analysts and members of the press. If you’d like to attend or have any questions, use the links below to get in touch with us:


When is the deadline to register for the Executive Programme?

Please register here as soon as possible. Space is limited and tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

We collect general contact information, a bio and headshot, as well as travel and accessibility information, so we can make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Log in to your account at any time to view your registration or hotel information, changes to your hotel reservation can be made online. To make any changes to your registration, please contact the Workday Rising EMEA team.

If you need to update your information or cancel your registration, please email us.


Are there discounted hotel rates available for attendees of the Executive Programme and Workday Rising EMEA?

Yes, we have negotiated special conference rates at several hotels in the area, including the Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona.

Please make your hotel reservation through your account as part of your event registration process.

The Executive Programme is taking place at the Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona, which you can find at Pg. del Taulat, 262, 264, 08019 Barcelona, Spain.

Major airlines provide air travel into Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN), which is located 18.4 kms from the CCIB and Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona.

Average November weather in Barcelona ranges from 12–18°C. Bring layers of clothing to accommodate colder weather.

The dress code is business casual. While we do our best to control the temperature in session rooms, we recommend you bring a removable layer for your comfort.

What will the health and safety protocols be at the Executive Programme?

Workday will be implementing health and safety protocols based on current standards at the time of the event. By registering for this event, every attendee must comply with all event and venue protocols applicable at the time of the event. Failure to comply with any of the health and safety protocols will prohibit you from attending the event or cause you to be removed from the event.