Get Ready For YPO Innovation Week 2017

Melbourne is the first city where the 2017 Innovation week will start

With YPO Innovation Week 2017 kicking off on May 8-9, 2017, we’ve prepared an outline of what’s on the agenda.

YPO Innovation Week 2017 event is a series of more than 50 global events around the world led by business leaders driving innovation in products and strategies.

YPO Innovation Week is designed to bring together the world’s most dynamic innovators for a rare chance to network, overturn conventional thinking and come away inspired with actionable, applicable insight.

As a top networking organisation for business leaders which consist of more than 24,000 members in more than 130 countries, it’s event is always full of insights. Here we share what is on the agenda.

Kicking of International Innovation Week, this event will feature top growth innovators and their best practices on how to ignite an innovation culture within business and understand the common forces that will impact the future.

The week will feature idea jams, workshops, live-streamed panels, insider company tours, global conference calls, TED-style presentations and debates.

  • Igniting Innovation in Australia, 8-9 May 2017, Melbourne, Australia: Kicking of Innovation Week, this event will feature top growth innovators and their best practices on how to ignite an innovation culture within business and understand the common forces that will impact the future.
  • Silicon Summit 2017, 8-10 May 2017, Silicon Valley, California, USA: Leading entrepreneurs and venture capitalists at the ground zero of modern invention will examine how technology can advance cutting-edge concepts.
  • InnovNation: Israel Innovation Experience, 9-11 May 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel: Entrepreneurial innovators will explore the questions every startup has and how communities – like Israel with the highest concentration of startups in the world – can work together to build the next great revolution.
  • The Art of the Start – Accelerating Your Startup Growth, 10-11 May 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Trailblazers and experts from the trenches will share their insights about how to optimise the speed and trajectory of a startup for success at every level.
  • Grand Finale for YPO Innovation Week, 11-12 May 2017, New York, New York, USA: World-class experts in finance, hospitality and technology will close the week with in-depth sessions and a “shark tank” style pitch contest.
  • Disruptive Business Models in Asia, 12 May 2017, Hong Kong, China: the grand finale of YPO Innovation Week in Asia as members come together at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to ring the closing gong.
This highly-anticipated YPO Innovation Week event will kick off in Melbourne, Australia.
This highly-anticipated YPO Innovation Week event will kick off in Melbourne, Australia.

The Igniting Innovation in Melbourne, Australia will offer YPO business leaders with:

  • Learning and networking opportunities to infuse innovation into their companies
  • Form strategic partnerships, and positively affect their businesses and the communities in which they work.
  • YPO leaders will be able to leverage new partnerships in innovation, infuse innovation into the heart of their company culture, and convert ideas into actionable plans
  • Make connections with fellow members and innovation trailblazers.
  • Participate in your choice of parallel workshops around accelerating what’s next.
  • Translate innovation into execution in your business.

Read more about YPO and the YPO Innovation Week.

Robyn Foyster
Robyn Foyster is an award-winning journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of The Australian Women's Weekly. She is also the owner and publisher of Women Love Tech and women's lifestyle site, TheCarousel.com. Robyn runs her own media business, Foyster Media. She is also a 2017 Telstra Business Awards judge and on the board of ASX listed tech start up, Thred.

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