GIA Conference Chicago 2013 was again a Fantastic Success!

Theme:       How World Class Market Intelligence Generates Benefits and Value

Dates:         October 14-16, 2013

Venue:        Hotel Allegro, Chicago, USA

Program:    Download the Conference Brochure

The worldwide audience of 135 conference attendees, presenters and facilitators from leading global companies again made GIA Conference again a resounding success. Best practices were shared by presenters and facilitators from leading global companies, including Allscript, Chicago Blackhawks, Cintas, Fiserv, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intertek, Johnson Controls, MasterCard, Merck&Co., MillerCoors, Navistar, Parker Hannifin, Angry Birds/Rovio Entertainment, Shell, and YP Holdings LLP 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.

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

  • Overall organization of the conference:    4.7
  • Relevance of content:    4.64
  • Value of content:    4.38
  • Networking opportunities:    4.55

Again a full 100% of attendees would recommend GIA Conferences to others.

How they rated the program (1 to 5)

  • Pre-conference workshops   4.60
  • Presentations                        4.38
  • Panel discussion                   4.16
  • Roundtable sessions             4.52

What else they liked about the event

“Very much appreciated the time & feedback to develop our own personal action plans & quick wings – tangible, actionable take-aways.”

“Excellent presentations. Nice variety of industries. Interactive conference participants.”

“Passion of conference leaders for their subjects of expertise”

“Very good, practical & actionable content; provided validation & new ideas that can be quickly implemented; high quality of attendees & content; enjoyed networking; 3 days felt appropriate yet also flew by quickly & short due to great information sharing”

“That it’s less about selling and more about helping attendees navigate the MI journey”

“Loved how the presentation “formats” were varied (roundtable, vs., panel vs. presentation)”

“Enjoyed the humoristic and relaxed touch from organizers throughout.”