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Innovation Execution Best Practices Revealed by Mattel, Chobani, Campbell Soup, VF Corp & More

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If you've heard it once, you've heard it 100 times before -
successful innovation is all about the execution and taking your ideas through
to market. That's where the challenge lies, where the obstacles need to be overcome.
How are you addressing these challenges?

Join us at BEI: Back End of Innovation this
October for a program 100% Focused on Execution. BEI covers the entire
innovation process - process & design, culture & structure, through to
commercialization, paying close attention to the impact on execution.

Download our new,
updated conference agenda for full program details here:  http://bit.ly/1pIqd3P
Back End of
Innovation
October 6-8,
2014
The
Cosmopolitan
Las Vegas, NV

At BEI, you'll hear how some of the most respected companies in the industry
have successfully made innovation happen:
Process & Design from Mattel
Martin Elliott, Senior Director, New Business Ventures will share how
innovation leaders at Mattel secure funding to commercialize ideas. Mattel's
funding plan has been inspired by funding models of start-up and venture
companies, replacing traditional budget requests and capital allocation
processes with VC-style pitches. 
Organizational Culture & Structure from VF Corporation
Soon Yu, Global VP of Innovation knows that successful innovation starts
and ends with people. Find out how VF Corporation has developed a program to
direct the analytical side and motivate the emotional side to win with innovation.
Commercialization from Campbell Soup & Chobani
Michael Goodman, Director Innovation Commercialization at Campbell Soup will
share Campbell's new approach to bringing breakthrough innovation to market -
an approach that's helped them develop and commercialize products faster than
ever before. Plus, you'll hear from Chobani's VP Global R&D, Kai Sacher, as
he reveals how Chobani found the right focus, grew the brand and how they kept
the understanding that "how" something is produced matters.
And that's just the beginning. BEI 2014 features 35+
inspirational case studies arming you with the insight, processes and tools you
need to successfully executive innovation. Plus, you'll be joining over 250
innovation professionals from Insurance, Financial Services, Pharmaceutical
& Healthcare, Packaged Goods, Telecommunications, Chemicals, Automotive
& Transport, Manufacturing, Education and more. Download the updated
agenda:  http://bit.ly/1pIqd3P

PLUS! Be sure to secure your spot in our limited availability offsite learning
sessions - you'll have the opportunity to visit a few of the most innovative
companies in Las Vegas and see how they make innovation happen. Click here for
more information:  http://bit.ly/1sSuN28

Mention code BEI14BL and save 15% off the standard
rate. Register today:
http://bit.ly/VDXktU

We hope to see you in Las Vegas in October!

Cheers,

The BEI Team
@BEI_Innovation
#BEI14
Frontendofinnovationblog.iirusa.com


P.S. We're excited to share new content with our BEI subscribers. Check out
Strategy&'s article on Warfare, Software & Industrial Design: http://bit.ly/1rTKW33 and SmartOrg's study on
Innovation Portfolio Management:  http://bit.ly/1n6wOAp

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