The CIdea Fest, September 19, SCIP Massachusetts Chapter Meeting

The Massachusetts chapter of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) presents a free-wheeling discussion of practical CI ideas at its Wednesday, September 19 meeting from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge Ma.

Leading practitioners and chapter colleagues share how they have faced competitive intelligence challenges, implemented novel approaches and solutions, fostered creativity and much more. Find out:

  •  How chapter colleagues and leading practitioners approach CI issues.
  • Questions and issues on how to manage and deliver CI better.
  • How to share ideas without the fuss of a formal presentation.

Join competitive intelligence thought leaders and fellow practitioners for the first CIdea Fest! Hear practical ideas from leading practitioners and chapter colleagues on how they have faced competitive intelligence challenges, learned what works and what doesn’t, implemented novel approaches and solutions, foster creativity…and more.

Discussion Leaders

The CIdea Fest featured discussion leaders include Nannette Bulger, member of the SCIP Board of Directors, and Jennifer Swanson, two-time past member of the SCIP Board of Directors. Both will briefly present their topic, followed by discussions and the opportunity to share and answer questions. Come and tap the collective experience and perspectives of expert competitive intelligence practitioners. Share the knowledge and experience: bring a colleague or manager.

The Chapter meeting will be held in the Hill Building at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge MA, on Wednesday, September 19 meeting from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Cost is $15 for SCIP/SLA members, $25 for non-members. Registration includes a light dinner and beverages. For questions, ideas, topics or issues to cover at the CIdea Fest, please contact Cynthia Cheng Correia at ccorreia@knowledgeinform.com or Robyn Reals at rreals@scip.org. Register here.

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About SCIP News
The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, is a global nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. Our mission is to enhance the success of our members through leadership, education, advocacy, and networking. Specifically, SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence (the legal and ethical collection and analysis of information regarding the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business competitors). Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology. Established in 1986, today SCIP has chapters around the world, with individual members in nations around the globe. In addition, SCIP has alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations in many countries.

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