SOURCE: Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan

September 09, 2011 10:12 ET

Best Practice Workshops on Marketing, Competitive Intelligence, Leadership and Mega Trends to Strengthen Company Growth Strategies at GIL 2011: Silicon Valley

Interactive Growth Workshops Bring Diverse Business Disciplines and Industries Together in Collaborative Forums to Provide Innovative Ideas on How to Accelerate Growth

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 9, 2011) - Frost & Sullivan presents a series of interactive workshops to provide participants with the opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders, gain unique ideas and fresh perspectives for the future that will translate into actionable strategies to take back and implement within their own organizations at this year's GIL 2011: Silicon Valley, taking place Sept. 11 to 14 at the Fairmont San Jose in San Jose, CA.

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, GIL participants will have the opportunity to attend one of these five workshops:

The CEO Growth Workshop; Transforming the Growth Strategy Process: CEO's, presidents and managing directors will collaborate in this workshop to develop and implement innovative strategies and exchange ideas and visionary perspective to achieve both singular needs and growth.

The IP in Innovation (I-2) Growth Workshop; Charting the Course for IP-Driven Growth: Focused on intellectual property in innovation, this platform will bring together practitioners in the field to share learn, and chart the course for IP-driven growth.

The Sales and Marketing Growth Workshop; Creating Revenue Performance Architecture to Drive Sales Effectiveness and Revenue Production: Traditionally sales and marketing have worked as two separate groups. This workshop will deliver best practices and examples to implement a next generation marketing and sales architecture.

The Mega Trends Growth Workshop; Macro and Micro: How to Apply Mega Trends to Develop Growth Strategies: This workshop will set the stage for visionary thinking by identifying the top 10 most important global Mega Trends, the impact of specific trends in 2020, and the implications of these Mega Trends in transforming selected businesses.

The Competitive Strategy Growth Workshop; Strategic Intelligence in Action: This interactive workshop delivers high-impact analytical approaches that drive business outcomes. Strategic intelligence gives you a holistic view of your environment and can make the difference between leading and lagging.

"Frost & Sullivan's GIL University affords executives in attendance at GIL 2011: Silicon Valley the opportunity to explore best practices across several business disciplines including, competitive intelligence, demand generation, conducting comprehensive growth diagnostics for your organization, leveraging intellectual property as a key driver for growth and uncovering opportunities from Mega Trends transforming our industries," explains Frost & Sullivan's Vice President of Growth, Innovation and Leadership, Brian Denker.

Frost & Sullivan's visionary innovation identifies survival, growth and success as key needs and goals for companies in the next 10 years. Participants in GIL 2011: Silicon Valley will discover how the concept of visionary innovation can uncover many growth opportunities to help their business survive and thrive in the next decade and beyond.

GIL 2011: Silicon Valley- The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership networks some of today's greatest visionaries, innovators and leaders in order to share their best practices, engage one another in candid discussions on how to leverage innovation as a resource to address global challenges.

For more information on joining this unique global community, or to inquire about partnering with The Frost & Sullivan Institute or for information on speaker, sponsorship and media opportunities for GIL 2011: Silicon Valley or GIL Global, please e-mail Brian Denker, Vice President -Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL),

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