Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit to Focus on Innovation

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This year's Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit (CGSM), which will be focused on Innovation, will feature Duncan Wardle, former Vice President of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company.

Duncan Wardle, former Vice President of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company

Duncan Wardle, former Vice President of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company

What if everyone had an innovation toolkit that normal people could use? A series of tangible creative behavior and innovation tools they could actually use to problem solve creatively?

Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) is excited to announce that this year's Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit (CGSM) will feature Duncan Wardle, former Vice President of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company.

Now Chief Innovation Officer at Id8&innov8, Wardle will present a set of easy-to-use tools that consumer goods executives can use to drive innovation in their own roles and across their organizations. Working across multiple sessions at the event, Wardle will guide attendees through a unique innovation process that's fun to do, easy to learn and practical to apply.

At CGSM, CG executives will come together to share ideas and learn about key industry trends, including strategies for rethinking the organization and making more impactful consumer connections. This annual conference is committed to providing a single forum for thought leadership that lets consumer goods executives share ideas and experiences, learn about important industry trends and network with their peers. CGSM will be held June 18-20, 2018, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.

“What if everyone had an innovation toolkit that normal people could use?” asks Wardle. “A series of tangible creative behavior and innovation tools they could actually use to problem solve creatively?”

“They can. This workshop guides participants through a unique innovation process that's fun to do, easy to learn and practical to apply. It’s real-world, and it works,” adds Albert Guffanti, Brand Director of CGT. “But Duncan, with his Imagination Emporium Workshop, is just the start.
The entire CGSM event is designed to give attendees practical tools and understanding focused on the realities of what's happening today with consumers and how product manufacturers must respond.

To find out more about the Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit, visit:
http://events.ensembleiq.com/sales-marketing-summit/

About Consumer Goods Technology
Consumer Goods Technology, an integrated media brand, is the leading resource for consumer goods executives using technology to enable business success. Delivering content through print, online and events, CGT reaches an audience of more than 76,000 executives ranging from managers and directors to VPs and C-suite leaders across all major segments of the consumer goods industry, including packaged goods, electronics, home appliances and fashion. For more information, visit http://www.consumergoods.com.

About EnsembleIQ
EnsembleIQ is a premier business intelligence resource that exists to help people and their organizations succeed. It is structured to serve the business-to-business needs of retailers, consumer goods manufacturers, technology vendors, marketing agencies and retail service providers by using its integrated network of media and information resources designed to inform, connect and provide actionable marketplace intelligence. Learn more about EnsembleIQ at http://www.ensembleiq.com. EnsembleIQ is a portfolio company of RFE Investment Partners, a private equity investor with more than 30 years of experience investing in growth companies in partnership with strong management teams. Information on RFE can be found at http://rfeip.com/

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