About Silicon Valley

• 41% of all US venture capital goes to Silicon
Valley
• Home of tech icons like Apple, Google,
Facebook, eBay, HP, Intel, CISCO, Oracle,
and many more
• Home to 6000+ startups, with 300+
companies founded each year and financed
at more than $2 Million each
• #1 generator of patents in the country: 1 of
every 8 US registered patents originates in
Silicon Valley
• 7% of Stanford students start a company
from their dorm rooms

About IAOIP

A professional membership organization,
the International Association of Innovation
Professionals (IAOIP) provides members
with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities
to deliver real change in their industry or
field. Members are equipped with the
appropriate tools to make a strategic
difference by becoming active participants
in innovation teams at all levels of their
organization through knowledge exchange,
research, conferences, training, and
publications.

• Over 1,000 members in more than 50
countries
• Only global innovation certifying body

The Tour

Experience this powerhouse region of
creative energy firsthand with IAOIP. We
grant you a comprehensive look at the
exciting, cutting edge innovations that put
Silicon Valley on the map.

January 23-27 2018

Tour Schedule

DAY 1: Out and about in PALO ALTO and
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
DAY 2: Bus to SAN FRANCISCO for tours
of larger companies and industry startups
DAY 3: SILICON VALLEY startups and
incubator visit – how ideas are generated
DAY 4: APPLY innovative concepts with
Co-Star workshop
DAY 5: The LEADER’S ROLE and BIG
PICTURE STRATEGY: Lessons from
Silicon Valley

What To Expect

You’ll receive key insight into pivotal areas
including:
• Emerging trends impacting your industry
• Impact on your business model and
innovation strategy
• Innovation best practices and tools
• Innovation architecture and funding
• The leader’s role in innovation
• How to engage your innovators and key
stakeholders
You will leave with a roadmap in hand,
enabling you to “take Silicon Valley home.”

About EDG

The Enterprise Development Group is an
international consulting and training firm
specializing in business strategy, innovation
best practices, and leadership development
for businesses facing market disruption and
complex change.

More Information?

Contact Kirsten Trusko:
kirsten@iaoip.org
+1.415.860.7025.
Skype: kirsten.trusko
or visit www.iaoip.org

Download Brochure:

EDG & IAOIP Tour

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