Foresight Exercises simulate the near future to explore the perspectives of market opportunities. The exercise compels leaders to test, not confirm, their strategies. The exercise reveals powerful methods and tools that can be used later in business settings.
Art promotes prosperity, attracts talent and improves our health. Music expresses our triumphs, defeats , thoughts and feelings in ways words cannot. A vital part of any thriving region includes the full support and embrace of its music culture.
Listen and learn how art, music, and film strengthens our economy, sparks creativity, attracts talent and provokes innovation. Explore with us how our Wisconsin culture is making it’s impact.
Social Innovation defined:
“A Solution to a social problem that is more effective, efficient, sustainable, or just than existing solutions and for which the value created accrues primarily to society as a whole rather than private individuals”
By attending presentations from this stage you will witness and learn about area entrepreneurs dedicating their time,talents, and resources to helping provide social innovation solutions to community issues like Literacy, Community Health, Mental Health, Energy, Food, Financial Literacy, Abuse and more…
Karen Nelson, Appleton’s Diversity and Inclusion Director will host a number of panel gusets, keynote guests, and workshops on Diversity and Inclusion.
This is a Special Production in Collaboration with the City of Appleton and Appleton’s Mayor’s Office.
Business success happens when talented people with varying beliefs and backgrounds work together to solve problems. This Stage includes fresh and innovative ideas and experiences illustaring how students, startups,corporations, funders and government can embrace a spirit of inclusion into their decision making processes and business culture.
100’s of Dynamic Connections from the Midwest and Domestic Startup Ecosystem