Three Reasons You Should Attend the Business Innovation Summit in Toronto This Month

Next month the Conference Board’s Centre for Business Innovation is hosting a two-day summit on how to rethink, renew and transform firm-level innovation in Canada.

Here are three reasons why we think you should consider attending this event.

1. The topic is important.

Business innovation is one of the great issues affecting our country today. It reaches all sectors of the economy and all regions.

The Business Innovation Summit will bring together Canada’s innovation leaders and experts to discuss the latest research findings and share insights from other jurisdictions. It will explore the real-life challenges and opportunities of innovation within firms—and feature tangible solutions that work.

2. The speakers are great.

An exciting combination of high-profile keynote speakers and interactive presentations will give participants unique insights and tools to improve innovation results in their own organizations. Discussions will focus on how firms can achieve real gains in business innovation that translate into economic benefits and a reinvigoration of our competitive position globally.

Speakers include IBM Canada President John Lutz, Cisco Canada President Nitin Kawale, OMERS Ventures CEO John Ruffolo, ING DIRECT Canada CEO Peter Aceto and Extreme Startups’ Managing Director Andy Yang.

3. It’s purely Canadian.

There are plenty of benefits to checking out larger events hosted in the US. But this event is purely Canadian—from the context to the speakers, you’re gaining Canadian insight and perspective into how business innovation affects our particular nation. How can Canada, specifically, compete on the world stage in this space? It’s a unique and invaluable discussion you won’t find outside of this country.

The Business Innovation Summit takes place February 19 and 20 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Register now to attend.