Connectivity and Convergence Will Transform Visionary Innovation Perspective of New Zealand’s Enterprises

Frost & Sullivan’s Senior Growth Consultants will join New Zealand’s business leaders and visionaries at GIL 2014 New Zealand to address the challenges to growth and innovation.

Mark Dougan, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand, Frost & Sullivan

New Zealand, Auckland, 10 July 2014 – For the first time, Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Community of business leaders will convene at Villa Maria Estate, Auckland to be a part of Frost & Sullivan’s Flagship Event - GIL 2014: New Zealand on August 28, 2014. Top level executives from all over New Zealand will gather to share ideas and strategies to make their business choices successful.

With their attention towards emerging and innovative technologies that are radically disrupting, collapsing, and transforming industries; the Senior Growth Consultants of Frost & Sullivan will deliver groundbreaking insights and industry updates surrounding the main focus of this Congress: Connectivity and Convergence. With the expectations that the entire gamut of connected living and smart city applications will reach a market potential of over a trillion dollars by 2020, the congress will witness top executives brainstorming to identify innovative applications of the rapid proliferation of connected devices and services across cross industry verticals.

Mark Dougan, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand, Frost & Sullivan; will present an Exclusive on Connected Living; a visionary session which will showcase the impact of New Mega Trends by highlighting case studies of companies and a roadmap of the global opportunities to 2020.
Other highlights of the summit include Visionary Innovation Think Tanks, Panel discussions, Cover Stories of News in 2020 driven by market and technology Mega Trends. The congress will also recognize New Zealand’s best through FROST & SULLIVAN’S 2014 NEW ZEALAND EXCELLENCE AWARDS & NETWORKING LUNCHEON. These awards will recognize companies that have demonstrated outstanding performance through leadership, technological innovation and other initiatives.

Embarking on the journey to visionary innovation through these sessions, GIL 2014: New Zealand will be held in cooperation with Global Alliance Partners BrightTALK, The Frost & Sullivan Global Alliance Partner Program, Lenos Software, The Manufacturing Leadership Council, Eloqua, Prominic.NET, The Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), and Zula; Strategic Non-Profit Partners: Association of Growth Innovation Leadership Executives (AGILE),The Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM), Appropedia, Business Marketing Association (BMA), and Frost & Sullivan Institute; and Strategic Global Media Partners: BoogarLists, CEOWORLD Magazine, Conference Guru, Connect-World, Exec Digital, Innovation Management Magazine, and Supporting Association: New Zealand Technology Industry Association. Media Partners include iStart and Asian Century Institute.
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For further details, please contact:
Donna Jeremiah
Director - Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific
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