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GCP Middle-Market Innovation Forum

GCP Offices, 1240 Huron Road East, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Innovation drives the modern enterprise. Business leaders of successful middle-market firms thrive on capturing and capitalizing on opportunities created by what’s new: products, technologies, markets, customers and ways of doing business.

The GCP Innovation Forum on Tuesday, October 8, is for middle-market C-suite executives and high-level managers searching for new skills to incite opportunity, advance new strategies, lead new initiatives and build an “innovative organization."

Join us for a dynamic and interactive two-hour session that will empower you with strategies and tools to develop and lead an innovative organization, as well as arm you with the data points to benchmark your business against industry innovation leaders.

  • 2:00-4:00 p.m. Program
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. Networking Reception

Our Speakers

Gretchen Goffe is executive director of the Innovation Initiative at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. She will provide an increased understanding of the issues and how to create an organization that powers ongoing development of new products, new markets and business model ideas from inception through commercialization.

Dan Hursh, office managing partner, Plante Moran, and Chris Jones, who leads Plante Moran’s national service industry practice, will provide a detailed briefing on current trends driving innovation in the middle market. Learn how the four tiers of innovators—accidental, disciplined, top and superstar—move up the innovation ladder and improve their financial results. Find out how you can adopt proven practices of innovation-driven companies.