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How World Economic Forum Makes Its Money at Davos Confab: Chart

Switzerland is famously expensive, and this extends to the World Economic Forum: its top category of corporate membership stands at 600,000 francs ($595,000) annually. Revenue from partnerships -- the corporations and consulting firms that take center stage at Davos -- was up 25 percent over the previous year. Memberships and participation income was flat but the WEF enjoyed an overall increase of 14 percent.

For more on Davos, see our special report on the World Economic Forum 2017.

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