LQ’s Executive Exchange
As businesses begin to emerge from the recession they need to focus on how they can manage their transformation in today’s economy. How can they enhance and grow their leadership roles and apply new strategies to invent new and innovative business practices?
New strategies are often fraught with challenges. If you ask the leadership of an organization that has recently overseen a business transformation they will likely have a list of regrets that arise from hindsight; they might say they should have galvanized more internal support for a new vision, or tested assumptions about the marketplace and their business faster, for example.
One of the primary challenges is most business transformations need to take place quickly in order to succeed. Conventional business practices, however, in many organizations aren’t designed to accommodate these fast-pace changes. This can often derail innovative efforts.
Today’s marketplace has made it more challenging than ever before to implement breakthrough ideas. However, the worldwide recession has called on companies to find new ways to create value, and not surprisingly many are looking at their supply chain to create profit and ultimately, shareholder value.
How can logisticians translate their efforts into meaningful and compelling cases to be included on the agenda in the boardroom suite of an organization?
Reimagining new ways to do business isn’t easy – especially as many executives are set on mitigating risk with incremental steps instead of taking big ones. In the day-in and day-out lives of executives there often isn’t time on the calendar for innovative oriented meetings or focusing on potential breakthrough ideas.
LQ’s Symposium will offer a forum to look at pathways to reinvent and deliver new levels of supply chain excellence in today’s economic context.
Background on LQ's Symposiums
LQ’s Symposiums are unique. They offer:
- Thought leadership from across North America
- Short, insightful presentations by keynote speakers
- Discussion-based sessions - LQ's "Executive Exchange" of ideas
Limited seating to ensure a friendly and personalize exchange of ideas
Good partnerships are essential in a global economy. In fact, according to the late Robert V. Delaney in his 11th Annual State of Logistics Report, "relationships will carry the logistics industry into the future?" Developing and improving relationships with 3PL providers in a global economy, however, is often not easy for logistics users and providers.
LQ's Executive Exchange is an international forum to exchange ideas between leaders from Canada and the United States. In today's global economy, Canada and the United States remains a partnership that is, in many ways, unique. Trade last year between the United States and Canada almost matched that of the United States and the combined 25 member states of the European Union.
LQ's Executive Exchange builds on a tradition of introducing and demonstrating new leading ideas by senior-level practitioners in North America for supply chain management executives.
This Executive Exchange's keynote speakers will cover topics designed to help improve your company's global performance. Join us, and participate in a program that provides collective thinking and passion to find solutions in a world with emerging economies, unprecedented technologies and new business models.
LQ's Executive Exchange will break new ground in supply chain knowledge sharing – up to half of the session time will be dedicated to a workshop format to discuss the practical applications and implications with the world class speakers and other logistics leaders that attend. LQ's is in the process of developing the program for its December 2010 Symposium program with its Executive Editors and Board.