Frost & Sullivan is bringing its successful Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress 2008 to Asia for the first time this year, to be held from 15-16 October in Kuala Lumpur.
Mr. David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan said that growth is every business leaders' number one priority, yet many believe that they lack the requisite teams, processes, human capital and resources to support their growth objectives.
"A recent Frost & Sullivan survey revealed that 93 percent of CEOs consider growth their number-one priority for the next five years – and yet 80 percent have no confidence in their direct reports' abilities to support their growth objectives," he said.
"Frost & Sullivan shares these concerns of leaders globally and aims to support this vision by addressing all aspects influencing an organization's growth," he added.
Meanwhile, Mr. Manoj Menon, Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director noted that many companies are looking for strategies to increase growth and new innovations to market approach and customer fulfillment to remain relevant and competitive amid the slowing global economy.
"The Congress aims to deliver fresh, innovative, and practical solutions for companies to stay ahead of the curve and grow faster than the market growth rate," Mr. Menon said, adding that it will also examine the dynamics of growth and the tools and processes companies can use to grow their business and generate value.
The Congress will provide a forum for delegates to brainstorm, network and structure strategic partnerships to achieve their growth goals, while keeping a keen eye on the economy. It will deliver thought leadership, real world case studies, best practices, and key strategies that companies can employ.
Mr. Menon also said that there will be interactive sessions discussing and examining global market opportunities and insights in various industry tracks such as aerospace & defense, transportation & logistics, energy & environment, healthcare & life sciences and information & communications technology.
Frost & Sullivan will also be releasing the results of its annual CEO Growth Survey, which analyzes the top growth objectives of CEOs in today's economy.
"We will also be hosting the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Awards banquet on Oct 15 to recognize best practices and outstanding performance by companies and individuals in Asia Pacific across various industries," Mr. Menon said.
He added that about 12 awards in three categories – Growth, Innovation & Leadership – are expected to be presented.
To secure your registration, or obtain more information on the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress 2008, please contact Neethiya Sadagopal at neethiya.sadagopal[.]frost.com or visit the website.
CNBC Asia is the official broadcast partner of the Congress, Wall Street Journal Asia, the official newspaper and Business Week is the official business magazine.
Other media partners include Asia Food Journal, Pharma Asia, Control Engineering Asia, Electronics Manufacturing Asia, Logistics Insights Asia, Business Today, ChinaTechNews, China CSR, China News Wire, CIO Asia, Computerworld Malaysia, Asian Channels and Asian e-marketing.
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