Il Impact 2018

Innovation Impact 2018

First Annual Innovation Leader Member Conference

Fall 2018 • San Francisco

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Innovation Leader’s first annual conference for its thousands of members takes place in San Francisco in Fall 2018.

This can’t-miss event includes literally hundreds of hours of programming on:
How-to sessions on the latest tactics and approaches
Guidance for maturing your innovation program
Innovation Leader's insights on key trends
Live prototyping sessions
Tours of innovation labs and spaces
Live hackathon, ideation, and lean-startup sessions
Luminaries, authors and expert advice
Demos of new systems and technologies

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Featuring the 2018 Innovation Leader Impact Awards

Innovation Leader’s Impact Awards honor companies that have achieved extraordinary outcomes related to their innovation programs.

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Why Attend an Innovation Leader Event



Space is limited to 60 corporate innovation, strategy and R&D professionals. That’s everyone from Chief Innovation Officers and VPs of Innovation, to Directors of Innovation and R&D Managers. If you’re responsible for new products or services inside your company, you’re probably the right fit.
No. This is a pitch-free zone. Aside from one Innovation Leader partners who has helped us plan and run the Deep Dive, we do not admit consultants, advisors, software firms, or others who might try to pitch you something. This is a safe environment.
No. This is a presentation-free zone. No PowerPoints or presentations of any kind.
Yes! Never hesitate to reach out to event guru Ellen Juskewitch with your dietary requirements, The sooner the better though … deadline is seven days before the event so we can arrange with our caterer(s).
Absolutely, we will list a few hotels here that we recommend for your stay, stay tuned (but you are responsible for your own travel reservations.)
Business casual, with the emphasis on casual. We typically do a lot of walking from site to site, so please wear comfortable shoes.
No. All our sessions are confidential and off-the-record.

Hotel & Travel Information

Arrival — If you are flying in to the Deep Dive, we recommend arriving on Tues., Feb. 27, as the program will begin early on Wed., Feb. 28.

Hotels — As most corporations have loyalty and reward programs for specific hotel chains, we have not reserved a room block for the Deep Dive. Our recommended hotels are listed below:

Departure — The program will end in the early evening on Wednesday., February 28th.

Questions — If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ellen Juskewitch at or call us at (855) 585-0800.

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