The Accelerated Pace of Change in the Marketplace: Surviving & Thriving
There are many ways to move forward but one sure way to fall behind… complacency. An experienced, global CEO shares what businesses can do to outperform their competition in today’s fiercely competitive marketplace.
Jeff Fettig, Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation
Risk Management: A critical component of every business growth strategy
Whether you are looking to expand, introduce a new product or enter a new market, hear how identifying and managing risk can help prevent missteps as you work to grow your business.
Matthew Elliott, Michigan Market President, Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Growing Innovation through Collaboration
Growing new products and services happens faster in environments that encourage creative thinkers to collaborate. This panel showcases how collaboration can occur at any level and how to benefit from it.
Blake Krueger, Chairman, President & CEO, Wolverine World Wide – GRid70
Matt Clayson, Director, Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Moderator: Mary Kramer, Publisher, Crain’s Detroit Business
Keynote Speaker: Do You Know Who Your Competition is?
As more of your competition will come from non-traditional channels, your future competition may not be who you think it is. Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO, XPRIZE Foundation and Executive Chairman, Singularity
Moderator: Daniel Howes, Business Columnist, Detroit News