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November 5-7, 2019
The Mirage,
Las Vegas, NV

The Only Innovation Conference Focused 100% on Execution

The Back End of Innovation conference is THE event that Innovation, R&D, and Product Development executives rely on as their annual best-practice roadmap. Ensure your corporate innovation team turns ideas into dollars, every time.

BEI 2018 Focus Areas

Pivoting on a Dime: Structure, Process, & Flexibility

Processes and frameworks are important but maintaining the flexibility to change and adapt is critical for survival in this ever-changing business landscape. No industry is immune; learning how to create structured processes that embrace all levels of disruption is important. Discover how companies have not only pivoted, but systematically found ways to transform their business.

Hustle like a Start-Up: Curating the Right Culture & Teams

Often corporate cultures don’t facilitate innovation, they stifle it. A true contrast to the approach of a start-up. Learn how to cultivate a start-up mentality within, or on the edge of, your organization. Shaping progressive teams to bring about an innovative culture.

ROI: Turning Ideas into Dollars

The core business is always focused on ROI (Return on Innovation). You must constantly justify why resources and funds should be allocated your way. Discover how to effectively validate your ROI and successfully executive innovation that’s profitable for your company.

Action Learning Formats that Drive Innovation

Group Therapy

Many of our most troubling challenges can best be solved when discussed in a group setting. This level of knowledge-sharing is designed to bring forth best practice methods from some of the industry’s leading practitioners and solution providers. Within these group discussions, innovation leaders will share strategies for overcoming some of their most troubling challenges when implementing game-changing innovation. These thought provoking sessions give you a unique perspective on how industry leaders and your peers are navigating the barriers that impede execution.

Game On!

Gamification has always been a unique and creative way to bring forth innovation. We've created a series of sessions that will help tap into your creative mind-set and unlock the barriers to execution. Through highly-interactive and sensory-driven game play you will uncover ways to successfully drive innovation forward.


Any great idea begins with a spark. In these Ted Talk like sessions thought leaders will share with you the common barriers that have inhibited the execution of innovation within their companies. After each presentation attendees, will breakout into groups to assess specific inhibitors and devise practical steps to breakthrough back end challenges.

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