Identifying The Micro Moments To Create The Consumer Universe

For Retail, Manufacturing and Product Development Companies


The Innovation Economy Consumer Summit is an invitation-only event designed to focus exclusively on best practices for developing innovation partnerships and strategic business development amongst major retail, consumer and manufacturing multinationals.  Tied to the launch of Dr. Glenn Platt's book, The Innovation Economy, this program will illustrate case studies, winning strategies, and B2B models for corporations setting goals for an authentic, consumer engagement experience. 

No pitch decks or sales presentations will be showcased. 

Over 200 industry thought leaders across industry sectors will unite to exchange ideas on key approaches to benefit the target consumer.    Sample participants include (but not limited to): PayPal, Macy's, Kroger, Adidas, Abercrombie & Fitch, Lowe's, Nokia, and P&G.

Session Topics Include:

  • Sales cycles - friction points, new methodologies
  • Consumer marketing - trends, observation
  • Innovation sourcing - strategies, relationship development
  • Customer perspectives - data, information needs

Audience Profile:  C-level innovation professionals, corporate business development executives, CEOs of emerging growth companies, innovation catalysts, venture capitalists, corporate venture capitalists, accelerators, incubators, agencies.

Advisory Board Members:

John Gardner, Managing Partner, Nokia Growth Partners
Jeff Orschell, Principal, Global Client Service Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Mark Richey, Managing Director, West Capital Advisors
Tony Blankemeyer, Startup Liaison, Data Commercialization Lead, 84.51°
Neil Ursic, CEO, Crush Republic
Glenn Platt, Director, Interactive Media Studies & Professor of Marketing, Miami University
Chris Langford, Director, Corporate Ventures & Investing, Lowe’s Ventures