Sponsors and Exhibitors
Applied Marketing Science
Applied Marketing Science, Inc. is an innovative Voice of the Customer (VOC) market research and consulting firm that helps companies truly understand their customer's needs and translate those needs into superior new products and services and improved business processes and strategies.http://www.ams-inc.com
Batterii is a Cincinnati-based enterprise SaaS platform that empowers businesses and teams to accelerate collaboration and build inspired solutions. Batterii leverages the creative process to engage employees, partners and customers in a facilitated process that yields better products, ideas and breakthrough innovations. With Inspiration, Insights and Ideas at its core, the Batterii platform allows businesses to access the full creative potential in a small team or a global workforce.http://www.batterii.com
Boston Engineering Corporation
Boston Engineering Corporation, an engineering consultancy, designs and engineers new and next-generation product solutions for commercial and government entities. We guide clients from proof-of-concept through the product life-cycle within an accelerated time to market. Ultimately, our solutions influence business processes, healthcare delivery, and national security.
From robotics to complex electromechanical systems and supply-chain development, we solve the challenges clients face every day. Boston Engineering serves industries that include medical, industrial, defense and homeland security.
Egg Strategy is a boutique strategy + innovation firm that partners with industry-leading clients to unleash the momentum inside their brands.
Our teams offer expertise from White Space Hunting and Insight Mining to Concept Creation and Launch Strategy. We are consistently creating new research methodologies and our “Over the Shoulder” ™ digital app is emerging as the leading consumer-driven digital ethnography tool. It provides unparalleled access into the behaviors and in-the-moment emotions of your target consumers. It’s amazing what real insights can spark.
e-Zassi is a provider of highly-differentiated open innovation software solutions designed to meet the needs of industries sensitive to intellectual property protections such as patents, copyrights, trademarks and proprietary knowledge. The customizable InnoVisionTM platform includes controlled idea capture, automated assessment, data analytics and tailored workflows and processes. Collectively, these features provide unparalleled risk mitigation against IP misappropriation, quality acquisition of new product ideas and technologies, increased operational efficiencies, reduced costs and improved time to market. e-Zassi solutions are now providing exceptional value to leading companies in healthcare, CPG, academic and other market segments that are vulnerable to intellectual property confidentiality concerns.
GfK Custom Research North America
GfK is one of the world’s largest research companies, with more than 12,000 experts working to discover new insights into the way people live, think and shop, in over 100 markets, every day. GfK is constantly innovating and using the latest technologies and the smartest methodologies to give its clients the clearest understanding of the most important people in the world: their customers. Specialties include Market Insights & Growth Opportunities, Product Design & Optimization, Brand Strategy, Advertising & Communications Optimization, Shopper, Channel & Category Optimization, Price Optimization, Customer Experience & Loyalty Management. For more information please visit
HYPE Innovation is a global leader in end-to-end Innovation Management software. HYPE’s powerful platform allows organizations to engage thousands of employees in idea generation and collaborative problem solving. We help you focus on measurable business outcomes that can be tracked through to execution. Companies work with HYPE for our flexible products, our deep expertise in innovation management, and our long history of success with some of the largest organizations in the world, including companies such as GE, P&G, Bombardier, DHL, Roche, Nokia-Siemens, Daimler, Airbus, General Mills, Saudi Aramco, Bechtel, Clorox, Deutsche Telekom. Visit
Founded in 2001, InnoCentive has helped corporate, government, and non-profit organizations to better innovate through a methodology and process we call Challenge-Driven Innovation. This approach empowers companies (Seekers) to utilize the diverse knowledge located inside and outsite of their organization, including the InnoCentive Solver network of over 200,000 thoughtful, highly-educated thinkers from over 200 countries. Our Challenge-Driven approach to problem solving has resulted in proven ROI of 74% to 182% for our clients, with payback periods of three months or less. InnoCentive is committed to unleashing diverse thinking, and continues to introduce products and services exemplifying a new corporate model where return to investors and individual passion go hand in hand with solving mankind's most pressing problems.
Innovia Technology specializes in creating and developing breakthrough products and services for top companies, including Procter & Gamble, VF Corp, Johnson & Johnson, Shell, Boeing, Ford, Electrolux, Nokia and Kraft.
Hallmarks of our approach are systematic exploration of the opportunity space and a strongly holistic perspective. We combine hard and soft disciplines – the underlying science, manufacturing, business, design, anthropology and consumer psychology – to create exciting new product and service concepts that can be brought to market quickly.
The Inovo Group helps the world’s leading companies succeed at strategic innovation.
During the past twelve years, we have developed a unique, proven framework that enables corporate innovators to discover and pursue strategic growth opportunities at the intersection of emerging technologies and emerging market needs.
Our client base consists of industry-leading organizations such as UnitedHealth Group, ExxonMobil, AARP, Dow Chemical, Honeywell, and Nestle Purina, among others.
Contact us to learn how Inovo can help you navigate the uncertainty, ambiguity, and risk that accompany strategic innovation, so that your company can truly Own the Unknown™.
TNS advises clients on specific growth strategies around new market entry, innovation, brand switching and stakeholder management, based on long-established expertise and market-leading solutions. With a presence in over 80 countries, TNS has more conversations with the world’s consumers than anyone else and understands individual human behaviors and at titudes across every cultural, economic and political region of the world.http://www.tnsglobal.com
TNS is part of Kantar, one of the world's largest insight, information and consultancy groups. Please visit our website for more information.