Innova-con 5.1 Silicon Valley Tour

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.

Q2 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

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EDG & IAOIP Tour