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GROW Conference


THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS.

August 14-16, 2013
3 Days + 1200 Attendees

WHY: Innovation is Everywhere! Entrepreneurs, artists, designers, and developers are creative problem solvers.  These problem solvers are the top 1% of innovators who ignite the change that drive us forward.  Combining problem solvers with the next generation of innovators, the discussions and relationships propel ideas into reality.

WHAT IS IT: It’s a conference about the future of innovation, growth and entrepreneurship. GROW is a curated environment that brings together technology pioneers, founders, executives, influencers and investors who are passionate about identifying problems worth solving, sharing ideas, building relationships and executing on lessons learned.



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AUGUST 14, 2013: DESIGN, BUILD, GROW

Industry experts explore the tactical side of designing, building and growing web/mobile products. This day is for teams who are obsessively designing, testing and measuring the growth and profitability of their web/mobile products.

+ DESIGN: This track is for designers interested in designing elegant, mobile UX across multiple platforms, designing mobile first, and building responsive websites.

+ BUILD: This track is for developers interested in building supportable APIs, scalable mobile apps, and working with node.js.

+ GROW: This track is for product marketers/managers interested in marketing and monetizing APIs, creating metrics for conversion, and optimizing engagement via A/B testing.

+ TARGET AUDIENCE: Designers, developers, and product/marketing managers.

AUGUST 15, 2013: THE INTERSECTION OF DESIGN AND ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING

Founders and thought leaders explore how technology, design thinking and other trends are shaping the future of business. Hearing lessons from pioneers who’ve seen success, made mistakes and are willing to share is how the entrepreneur community can advance. It’s how we learn.

+ TARGET AUDIENCE: Founders, Corporate Executives, Investors, Marketers, Press, Creatives, Business Development.

AUGUST 16, 2013: OUTDOOR ADVENTURE  *Optional

This is an open day for attendees to experience the best of outdoor adventure in Vancouver with local insiders. They’ll take you kite-boarding, hiking, cycling, mountain biking and kayaking.

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