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Intentional Evolution: How Marketers & Companies Can Navigate The Future & Thrive

Event Details:

Event Type: Open to members and non-members
Registration: Required
Registration Fees:
Member $25.00
Student $25.00
Guest $40.00
Non-Member $40.00
Location: Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Time: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Event Description:

Our monthly luncheon is your opportunity to network with your peers, learn the newest ideas in marketing, and stay connected to the Iowa marketing community. All while grabbing lunch!

The first 50 attendees to register will receive a free copy of Thomas Triumph’s book: Evolve or Die: Lessons for World-Class Innovation & Creativity.

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Speaker: Thomas Triumph, Speaker | Consultant | Author

Check-in and Networking: 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Join us before lunch to grab your nametag, connect with colleagues, and meet others in the Iowa marketing community. 

Announcements and Speaker Presentation: 12-1 p.m.
Our AMA Iowa president will kick things off promptly at noon.

Intentional Evolution: How Marketers & Companies Can Navigate The Future & Thrive

Presentation Description:

An entertaining, engaging, and informative keynote describing how marketers can help their company, clients, and themselves achieve success in an ever-changing world. Tom brings decades of real-world experience leading marketing and other functions, along with the best thinking from tech and business luminaries, including Josh Bayliss (CEO Virgin), Tom Kelly (Founder IDEO), John Sculley (Business), Carol Smith (IBM Watson), to share how we can prepare as individuals and teams to meet the challenges of the future.

Interest and benefits to attendees: As a result of the uncertainties and challenges facing businesses today, a significant percentage of once (or currently) healthy businesses will encounter difficulty operating with a "business as usual" mindset. Yet the reality is that the inevitable changes will also bring new opportunities to those organizations that are able to understand, respond and leverage them. A successful future isn't reached with a haphazard approach. Rather there are proven strategies that can be learned and methodologies that can be applied to not just survive - but thrive in the future.

Learning objectives:

  • How to become a creative genius (again)

  • Your secret growth factor

  • What a widowed neighbor taught a young Steve Jobs about work and life

  • What every world-class performer has in common

Click on the image below to view the “pre-event" video! 

‚ÄčSpeaker Biography:

Tom Triumph

Thomas Triumph helps companies grow by collaboratively helping them reinvent their business, product development, and marketing. Along the way, he's helped large Fortune 500 organizations act nimbly and small entrepreneurial companies scale. He's been a participant in two global technology revolutions—and has been part of some remarkable success stories (and some misfires). He's the author of the book "Evolve or Die: Lessons for World-Class Innovation & Creativity."

Tom fulfilled a childhood dream of living aboard an ocean research ship and tending to the mini-sub (Cousteau was on the Board), wrestled in the Olympic trials, and helped oversee the design and fabrication of the largest composite hovercraft ever built in the US. He resides in North Carolina and is an ultrarunner who envies Tom Hanks' long run as Forrest Gump.

Registration Details:

Register for this luncheon by noon on Monday, April 6. After noon on Monday, April 6, an additional $10 will be charged for registrations. This additional charge will be reflected in the registration prices listed above. Any registrations not cancelled by April 2 will be billed. Cancellations may be made by emailing AMAReservations@gmail.com. Invoiced payments will be assessed a $5 administration fee.

AMA Iowa encourages pre-payment online in advance of our events.

Note: If you are a member, you can register and pay for a non-member as a guest with your registration. To be eligible for the student rate, you must be registered as student member with AMA national. If you are a student but do not have a valid student membership with AMA national, you must pay the professional member or guest rate. Check out our Events section for the latest upcoming events and programs!

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