Those who register at the Summit will receive a discount in Organizational Membership.
Learn the many ways to harness the power of employee driven innovation!
Attend a 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 2020 Awards Banquet.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2020 Summit.
NOTE: To register, please download the SUMMIT REGISTRATION FORM (shown below) to enter your information and and save a copy for your records. Then email your completed form to email@example.com. Click on PAY FOR REGISTRATION to submit your payment using your credit card and Stripe.com. Or, if you prefer to pay using a check, send your completed Summit Registration and check payable to IdeasAmerica to IdeasAmerica, P.O. Box 2863, Ann Arbor, MI 48106. For instructions for paying using international wire transfer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year's Summit will be held in the home of rock and roll and will offer opportunities for you to network with global professionals whose companies have suggestion systems that truly do help their organizations rock!
Registration and Board of Directors' Meeting
Basic Concepts Training
Mix and Mingle
Session 1 (Marketing)
Session 2 (Anatomy of an Idea)
Lunch with CASS and Basic Concepts certificate presentations
Session 3 (Continuous Improvement)
Session 4 (Suggestion Systems Technology)
End of Day Announcements
OPTIONAL Social Activity: Trip to World Famous Beale Street
IA Business Meeting
Session 5 (Motivational Speaker)
Lunch with Charity presentation and IA Benchmarking Awards
Announcements and Summit Closing
Reception with light refreshments and entertainment
Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation is a Children’s Cancer Charity, Fund, and Foundation based in South Florida with children assisted in Miami, Broward County including Ft. Lauderdale.
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Working with the IA Standards, attendees identified Best in Class suggestion systems and World Class employee involvement.
Using Legos and other available items, participants designed and developed a business product and enhanced teamwork to apply throughout the Summit.
Jose Flores shared his winning ideas for establishing and maintaining an indispensable attitude to enhance organizational success.
Blake Leaphart and Paula Croom of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions shared how they track cost savings used to sustain their program.
The Panelists, L to R: Mark Conti (ASAMA Coldwater Manufacturing),Khalid AlZarooni (Dubai Customs), Veronica Taylor (BMW Spartanburg), Joe Legge (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions), Saleh Janeeh (DEWA), and Larry Truax (Grote Industries)
answered audience questions
Each year, attendees provide donations to a local charity. This year, the Jessica June Children's Cancer Foundation was the recipient of IA member support.
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Savannah River Site
Harvest Table Buffet