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Davos 2016: Inside the 46th World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos is an epic networking schmoozefest.

The 46th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, runs this year from Jan. 20 to 23. With hundreds of sessions and countless networking opportunities, the event is attended by the world's most influential business, political and cultural leaders. Bloomberg photographers are inside the “bubble”, documenting the comings and goings at the global jamboree.

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    Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, left, speaks with Bloomberg TV anchors Stephanie Ruhle and David Westin during a television interview.

    Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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    U2 singer Bono between sessions.

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    A Davos branded tie pin sits on the tie of an attendee.

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    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron during a special session at the World Economic Forum.

    Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

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    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras following a meeting.

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    Indian National Congress senior leader Kamal Nath, and Jubilant Life Sciences chairman Shyam Sunder Bhartia take a selfie with an attendee.

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    From Left, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Vice Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission Fang Xinghai, Goldman Sachs President Gary D. Cohn, billionaire Zhang Xin and Bridgewater Associates Founder Raymond Dalio take part in the "Where is the Chinese Economy Heading?" panel session.

    Lagarde picked up nominations from across Europe for a second term as leader of the IMF as part of a selection process that member nations intend to complete by early March.

    Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

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    Billionaire Alibaba Founder Jack Ma walks between sessions.

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    Davos brings the stars and the CEOs together. Film star Leonardo DiCaprio (left), World Economic Forum Chairperson and Co-Founder Hilda Schwab, WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden attend a plenary session ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

    Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

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    This year's theme is the "Fourth Industrial Revolution." Robots, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are on the agenda. Here, an attendee watches 'Collisions', a 15 minute film by artist Lynette Wallworth, on a Samsung Gear VR headset.

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    General Motors CEO Mary Barra attends a news conference. Barra is one the meeting’s three female co-Chairs.

    Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

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    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has his microphone adjusted ahead of a Bloomberg Television interview.

    Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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    Attendees inside the Congress Center ahead of the World Economic Forum.

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    From left to right, New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and OpenGov Inc. CEO Zac Bookman take part in a panel session during the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Jan. 20, 2016.

    Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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    An attendee works on his laptop inside the Congress Center.

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    The bar area inside the Congress Center.

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    VTB Bank CEO Andrey Kostin, center, makes a call between sessions.

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    Attendees take a selfie inside the Congress Center.

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    Speakers conduct an early morning panel session at the Congress Center in Davos.

    Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg