GIA Conference North America 2011 was again a Resounding Success!

Theme:       From Firefighters to Futurists

Dates:         November 14-16, 2011

Venue:        The Drake Hotel, Chicago, USA

Program:    Download the Conference Brochure

The 2011 GIA Conference Chicago featured seasoned experts who are known to have specific expertise on the topic, representing leading global companies such as Best Buy, Cintas, Cisco Systems, Diebold, DuPont, Fiserv, IBM, Mastercard, Navistar, Siemens, Wells Fargo, 3M Company, as guest speakers along with GIA’s own experts.

Overall, the delegates rated the GIA Conference an incredible average of above 4 out of 5 for all aspects, from its sessions, presentations to its overall administration. Without exception, 100% of the delegates said they would recommend the GIA Conference to others.

On a scale of 1 to 5, the general assessment for the Chicago event was:

  • Overall organization of the conference:    4.82
  • Relevance of content:    4.7
  • Value of content:    4.51
  • Networking opportunities:    4.58

How they rated the GIA Conference

How they rated the program (1 to 5)

  • Pre-conference workshops   4.70
  • Presentations                        4.40
  • Panel discussion                   4.11
  • Roundtable sessions             4.71

What else they liked about the event

“Great conversation, intensive learning”

”Very well organised, on time, to the point relevant informative consistent referral of homework through all presentations, of CI program. Very interesting. Great take aways!”

“Good conversations in small groups.”

”Well structured!”

“Applying general concepts on real cases is the best way of learning. Further, it’s a good opportunity for realizing that they really work.”

Here’s what they learned

  • how leading companies apply the Key Success Factors of  High Impact Market Intelligence to improve their business decision making.
  • how to integrate your Market Intelligence program with key decision making processes for revenue generation.
  • how to gain inspiration and advice to apply best practices.

In addition to case presentations, the GIA Conference will include interactive workshops and panel discussions on current hot topics in the area of Strategic Market Intelligence.

The GIA Conference will focus strictly on delivering best-in-class educational program. The Conference program has been designed based on feedback from participants in past conferences and seminars organized by GIA. There will be no exhibition area or vendor/sponsor product presentations.