We are excited to have speakers we have invited from the US and overseas.  Join us for the following sessions.

Wednesday 8/15/18

#1 "Developing an Innovation Mindset"  Simerjeet Singh - International Speaker India
#2  Collecting Ideas - Hot Bin, Loony Bin, Ice Cold Bin and Resource Bin - Ed Bernacki, The Idea Factory
#3 Panel Discussion with Award Winners: Dubai Customs, Asama Coldwater, Savannah River Nuclear, BMW 

Theater Experience with Blue Man Group (additional fee)

Thursday 8/16/18

#1 Iconic Change in Idea Management?- Dr. Daniel Klein - Idea Management , BMW Group, Germany

#2 Asama Coldwater Manufacturing
#3 Boosting the Creative Confidence of Your Team Simerjeet Singh

SuperShuttle roundtrip discount from McCarran International airport  
Book Here Now!

Group code:  RHEMH

Terminal 1: After collecting your luggage, exit the baggage claim area via Door 11 (behind Starbucks) and proceed right to the SuperShuttle ticket booth to speak with a uniformed Customer Service Representative.

Terminal 3: After collecting your luggage, proceed to the SuperShuttle ticket booth to speak with a uniformed Customer Service Representative. The SuperShuttle booth is located outside of Door 52, to the right of the baggage claim.

Make your hotel reservations online now at a discounted rate! Or call Reservations Toll Free: 877-622-3140
Reservations Local Phone: 800-582-2996

Bring a First-timer to the summit and get 50% discount on your 2019 Organizational Membership. 

Learn the many ways to harness the power of employee driven innovation!
 Attend a complimentary Pre-Summit workshop:  Certified Administrator of Suggestion Systems  or the Basic Concepts of an Employee Suggestion Plan.
Learn from experts how innovation always wins!
 Attend exciting and informative sessions that will ignite and motivate you.
Witness the power of winning ideas! 
IA will recognize the best of the best ideas and innovation of U.S. and international individuals, teams, and organizations at the SEER Awards Luncheon and 2018 Awards Banquet.  

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2018 Summit. 

Leaders in Ideas, Innovation & Involvement

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Pre-Summit Sessions

76th annual ia summit

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  • Idea of the Year Finalists Judging
  • Certified Administrator of Suggestion Systems Certification (CASS)
  • Basic Concepts: How to Start A Suggestion Plan Proces