Innovate! Summit 2021 

June 27-28, 2021
Eau Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL

This Summit will blend inspiration and practical techniques to infuse your programs with innovation. Tap into the latest technology, meeting design principles and experiential marketing trends to delight and engage attendees.

Spontaneous Think Tank—Nicole Osibodu, Haute Dokimazo
Attendees will get a behind-the -scenes look at “The Event That Changed Events Forever “(Secret Family Reunion), then break the ice with by crowdsourcing and connecting, Haute Dokimazo-style.

Innovate the Way You Innovate—Stephen Shapiro
Well-intentioned leaders, in their attempts to boost innovation, are inadvertently destroying it. What if everything you know about creating a culture of innovation is wrong? What if the way you are measuring innovation is choking it? What if your market research is asking all of the wrong questions? Shapiro draws from his experience leading Accenture’s thriving 20,000-person process and innovation practice to show you how to innovate the way you innovate.

Banning the “Yes, But…”: Cultivating imagination to drive meaningful results—Susan Robertson
Too often, incredible ideas are prematurely killed when well-intentioned colleagues become the self-appointed “idea police,” pointing out all the shortcomings of an initial concept. In this session and workshop, Susan Robertson will draws on the core principles of improv to help audiences harness—rather than restrict—imagination.  Participants will learn specific, practical, and powerful skills that can be used to liberate creativity and innovation.

Secret to Generating Fresh Ideas—Sharon Fisher, Play With a Purpose
As planners, our job requires continuously uncovering fresh relevant new ideas to satisfy audiences that are demanding ever more exciting experiences. We need a foolproof tool to do that! The master of innovation Albert Einstein defined Combinatory Play as the “act of opening up one mental channel by dabbling in another.” In other words, it is taking two unrelated things and putting them together to generate new ideas. In this interactive session, explore how to use this powerful tool to generate fresh ideas for your event.

Genuine X: How Data and Technology are Redefining Experiences—Scott Varland, Jack Morton Worldwide


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