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Bend, OR, United States, 2009/02/13 - Fixing the global real estate market through intentional innovation. Newhart to speak on: Innovation is a Verb! - at the MIPIM Global Real Estate Conference in Cannes March 14 - MIPIM.com.
The Innovation Center announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Robert L. Newhart II, has been invited as the keynote speaker for the upcoming MIPIM Global Real Estate Conference.
The MIPIM Conference theme is Building the World and will take place in Cannes, France in March. A “who’s who” of the international real estate community, over 29,000 decision-makers, including more than 7,600 top investors, corporate end-users and hotel groups, from 89 countries will attend.
Bob Newhart said: “Our future depends on innovation. Yet relatively few actively pursue it because it’s inherent risks induce a fear of failure that can stifle creativity.” Newhart’s talk, Innovation is a Verb!, will focus on the proven techniques of intentional innovation that give people the confidence and structure to pursue innovation everyday.
Bob’s background spans some 25 years of leadership and management in both private and public sectors. His business expertise includes technology-based venture development, international trade, finance, marketing, tourism and innovation. Bob has worked with many fast-growth companies. His experience extends to the public sector where he worked with three Northwest (United States) governors, served as Delegate to two White House Conferences on Small Business, and held several program directorships. He has consulted with hundreds of business enterprises- from wood chips, to potato chips, to silicon chips. He has organized statewide and regional conferences, hosted television and radio programs for businesses and written articles for the business media. He is the on-screen host for the popular Powered by Innovation® video training series.
The USA-based Innovation Center (innovationcenter.org) is a non-profit think tank. Since 1990, the Innovation Center has been helping individuals and organizations discover and launch their future through creativity and innovation.
"This will be an opportunity for leaders in the global Real Estate industry to learn methods radically change their business model," said Newhart.