2018 76th Annual Summit Activities in Las Vegas

General Sessions


Simerjeet Singh (India) is a dynamic motivational speaker who has fueled    positive change for global                    audiences presented 2 engaging workshops.


General Sessions


Ed Bernacki (Canada) created the Idea Factory to help people and organizations develop their capacity to innovate.

General Sessions


Dr. Daniel Klein (Germany) 

Dr. Daniel Klein is head of corporate Idea Management at the BMW Group in Munich, Germany. 

General Session

Dave Sharpley (US) Asama Coldwater Manufacturing in Coldwater, MI manufacturing parts for Honda pass

Dave Sharpley (US) Asama Coldwater Manufacturing in Coldwater, MI manufacturing parts for Honda passenger vehicles. They are committed to continuous improvement for all areas, individuals, and teams. 

Panel Discussion


The Panelists, L to R:   Dave Sharpley (ASAMA Coldwater), Suzy Clark (BMW),    Saleh Janeeh (DEWA), Andrea Kelley (Harris Health Systems), and               David Dixon (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions) 

Answered audience questions

Donation to Charity


Each year, attendees provide donations to a local charity. This year, the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation was the recipient of IA member support.

2019 77th Annual IA Summit in Fort Lauderdale

Opportunities at the Summit

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 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 2019 Awards Banquet.  

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2019 Summit.