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Third Annual YPO Innovation Week Launches at the Consumer Electronics Show

YPO is launching the third annual YPO Innovation Week at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years. YPO’s program focuses on emerging technologies and new breakthroughs transforming a wide range of industries today.

At the 2018 Innovation Week launch event, YPO members will have a special welcome by Chairman of CES and YPO member Dave Hagan. In addition, Techstars is offering members access to the latest in tech innovation at their global startup pavilion. The 2017 YPO Global Innovation Award winner, Michael Golway, President and CEO of Advanced Solutions Inc., will present the latest advances in the integrated solution of BioAssemblyBot® and TSIM™, a 6-Axis Robotic 3D Printing System for Human Tissue Structures. Serial entrepreneurs Mike Maddock and Vicki Mayo also are speakers at the program.

On 7-11 May, YPO Innovation Week will bring together members for a series of more than 50 events designed to connect the world’s most dynamic innovators, disruptors and leaders for the chance to challenge conventional thinking and gain actionable insight. Business leaders and pioneering thinkers will engage in a week-long forum discussing the most important innovations affecting business today, including augmented and virtual reality, vehicle technology, digital imaging, wearables, smart home, sensors and more.

YPO members are hosting innovation events all across the globe including Melbourne, Australia; London, England, UK; Tel Aviv, Israel; New York, New York, USA; Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic; Silicon Valley, California, USA; and Nairobi, Kenya. The week will feature idea jams, workshops, live-streamed panels, insider company tours, global conference calls, TED-style presentations and debates.

“Every business leader needs to focus on innovation to grow and thrive,” says YPO Innovation Week Chair Keith Alper, Founder and CEO of GenieCast. “YPO Innovation Week will provide hundreds of opportunities for members to learn from each other and from the most well respected global innovators, disrupters, inventors to help integrate innovation at the most strategic level across all businesses. Combining research, technology and business leadership, Innovation Week is the one place where the world’s most innovative companies share their inspiration and insights.”

YPO Innovation Week offers YPO business leaders learning and networking opportunities to infuse innovation into their companies, form strategic partnerships, and positively affect their businesses and the communities in which they work. YPO leaders will be able to leverage new partnerships in innovation, infuse innovation into the heart of their company culture and convert ideas into actionable plans. YPO Innovation Week is the premier showcase for the world’s most innovative companies share their inspiration and insights.

For more information and to register for events, visit the YPO Innovation Week website.

Angela Mers is YPO’s regional manager of PR and marketing for the Americas and has worked for the organization since 2007. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in journalism and political science. Angela is the marketing and communications manager at YPO.