Event Preview Highlighting the Importance of Innovation in the Quest to Succeed

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Innovation has long been recognized as a vital ingredient in the recipe for success. Frost & Sullivan’s Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL), have taken the innovation mantra a step further by organizing forums to highlight the same. Here’s a preview of what to expect at this year’s India event…

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Frost & Sullivan is all set to once again host the Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) 2013, India – with this year’s theme being ‘Discovering the Next Big Thing: Leveraging Mega Trend Opportunities to Grow and Innovate – Today, Tomorrow and Beyond’. The event will be held at the Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai on 8 October, 2013.

Conceptualized and organized by Frost & Sullivan, GIL is a global network of visionaries and thought leaders focused on engaging, sharing, and inspiring a continuous flow of new ideas and fresh perspectives which leverage innovation as a resource, to help shape a better future for the growth of companies. This year the recipients of Frost & Sullivan’s ‘Best Practice Awards’ will also be part of the forum.


Key Note Presentations

Global President & Managing Partner, Frost & Sullivan, Aroop Zutshi, will be presenting the first key note speech, on the ‘Journey to Visionary Innovation’ – expounding on why innovation is critical to success in today's dynamic market. Managing Director, South Asia, Frost & Sullivan, V G Ramakrishnan will be presenting the keynote on ‘Mega Trends in India – Implications for Business, Culture, Society and Careers’. This talk is aimed at identifying macro and micro implications of mega trends in India, and how to translate these into business opportunities.

A number of growth success stories will also be shared during the course of the day. Think tank sessions A number of ‘Think Tanks’ have also been organized, to give participants the opportunity to examine a unique 360 degree perspective of industry, through interactive exchange of ideas.