Frost & Sullivan's premier executive community GIL Global returns to London with GIL 2012: Europe (gil-global.com/europe), on 9th May at the Grange St Paul's Hotel. Over 200 visionaries, innovators and leaders will gather to embark on this year's "Journey to Visionary Innovation."
This annual one-day congress is part of Frost & Sullivan's exclusive community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) that supports a global network of over 5,000 senior executives. The event – the first of over 15 annual gatherings scheduled this year in more than 15 countries around the world – will focus on sharing, engaging, and inspiring a continuous flow of new ideas and fresh perspectives. Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2012: Europe in its fourth consecutive year will challenge the creative mind, explore and benchmark winning tools and strategies that will drive growth and inspire innovation.
"Ideas, insights and inspirations are the lifeblood of innovation," says Aroop Zutshi, Managing Partner and Global President, Frost & Sullivan. "Innovation has now become an essential ingredient to survive and thrive."
In his keynote speech, Mr. Zutshi will introduce this year's theme,"The Journey to Visionary Innovation – The Six Platforms of GIL", and will investigate why innovation is critical to success, where innovation comes from and how to nurture it, how to become a visionary innovator.
Global President Aroop Zutshi
Brian Denker, Frost & Sullivan Vice President & Global Head for GIL, reinforces the need to innovate in order to succeed by saying: "Growth is a continuous process that requires constant benchmarking and realignment with long term objectives. Growth cannot occur without innovation. This is why this year we want to focus specifically on innovation."
Global Head for GIL Brian Denker
Other highlights include "The Impact of Mega Trends on Your Company, Career and Industry" and "The Impact of Global Mega Trends on Industries, Investments and Careers." New to the annual event is this year's "TechVisions 2020: A Systematic Innovation Serendipity Engine" that analyses 50 of the most innovative technologies identified by Frost & Sullivan that are set to dramatically transform industries, strategies and businesses.
"Smart Investing - Surviving in a World of Visionary Innovation," will detail paradigmatic growth stories while "Leveraging Best Practices for the Top 10 Growth Processes" is an interactive think-tank session that will offer delegates the opportunity to apply tools in a real-time exercise to benchmark their existing strategies against best practice implementation. "The Growth Diagnostic – Measuring Your Company's Future Growth Potential" provides participants with unique diagnostic tools that will help them gain new insights into a company's current performance and its future growth potential.
Frost & Sullivan's Global GIL Community continues to be the industry's only resource that supports CEOs and their management teams in critical decision-making, offering tools that support industry leaders in achieving the three essential objectives of Growth, Innovation and Leadership. GIL 2012: Europe provides CEOs and their growth teams an opportunity not just to attend GIL, but to actually experience it.
To read more about GIL 2012: Europe please go to gil-global.com/europe/.
The brochure is also available on SlideShare.
For more information on joining this unique global community, or to inquire about speaker, sponsorship and media partnership opportunities for GIL 2012: Europe, send an email to Chiara Carella, Corporate Communications, at chiara.carella[.]frost.com
GIL 2012: Europe
The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership
9 May 2012
Grange St Paul's Hotel, London, United Kingdom
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