Partnering with Maritz Travel – A Maritz Global Events Company, Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley and Silicon Valley Innovation Center partner to provide exclusive access to top innovators in Silicon Valley
April 24, 2018, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, U.S.A.
Maritz Travel, Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley and Silicon Valley Innovation Center have partnered to organise a groundbreaking thought leadership summit in the heart of Silicon Valley. Senior business leaders will have unmatched access to unlocking the secrets of the global innovation capital with exclusive insights into the future of industries and strategies that will help transform their company into an innovation powerhouse.
Held from July 18 to 20, 2018, the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit is an in-depth, three-day program designed specifically for CEOs, boards of directors, senior executives and business owners looking to stay ahead of fast-changing technology trends. This thought-provoking, all-inclusive event will feature inspirational speakers and industry thought leaders from a wide variety of global innovation-centric companies. Participants will immerse themselves into the innovative culture of Silicon Valley through visits to leading technology companies, meetings with major venture capital firms, and experience unique networking opportunities with the most innovative startups and thought leaders. Participants will be following in the footsteps of executives from top brands who have all benefited from similar programs.
“Our Hotel is the preferred destination for international business elite to connect with entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. In helping to develop the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit we are creating an unparalleled experience with access to leading innovation thinkers and best practices for corporate innovation from some of the world’s most progressive companies,” says Florian Riedel, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley.
This summit offers direct access to Silicon Valley innovators and disruptors through a completely redefined conference experience focused on emerging technologies and enlightening innovation practices. Maritz Travel is recognised in the meeting and event industry for expertise in creating exceptional experiences that drive their client’s business results and they are a trusted partner for many international corporations in expanding their global reach and strategic perspectives.
“At Maritz Travel we focus on innovative event design that aligns event impressions to measurable business outcomes for our clients,” says Charlie Ferbet, Vice President Sales – West Coast at Maritz Travel. “As a company that greatly values innovation, we are pleased to partner in organising this summit and excited to help key business leaders realise opportunities for growth in a unique and thoughtfully designed environment.”
The world’s largest innovation ecosystem with more than 15,000 startups and more than 2,000 venture capital firms, Silicon Valley has long been viewed as the epicentre for new technologies and new business ideas.
“Over the years we have enabled multiple public enterprises and private businesses to better understand the ongoing industry disruption and to shape their growth strategy in terms of launching new products and entering new industries,” says Andrey Kunov, Stanford PhD, founder and CEO of Silicon Valley Innovation Center. “We have designed this summit program to share with executive leaders the most advanced knowledge and tools needed to transform their businesses, foster an entrepreneurial mindset and successfully capitalise on new ideas.”
About Maritz Travel – A Maritz Global Events Company
Maritz Travel – A Maritz Global Events Company, creates exceptional experiences that inspire people to achieve extraordinary business results. By designing and executing innovative corporate events, meetings and incentive travel programs, Maritz Travel helps transform businesses and people. They focus on individual business objectives to provide business meeting planning and group incentive trips that drive business results and improve customer, employee and channel partner engagement.
About Silicon Valley Innovation Center
Since 2011, Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) has been empowering senior-level executive leaders from around the world to uncover business growth opportunities behind the threats of disruptive technologies. SVIC provides expertise on the business impact of disruptive technologies by creating exclusive executive management programs, cutting-edge thought leadership summits, and breakthrough corporate innovation acceleration programs