Karnopp Petersen Business 2020 Draws Record Number of Attendees

first_img Email LinkedIn Pinterest 0 E-Headlines Share. Google+ By CBNcenter_img Facebook Tumblr Karnopp Petersen Business 20/20 Draws Record Number of Attendees on May 28, 2013 Twitter The fourth Karnopp Petersen Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast drew more than 230 attendees. A survey conducted by Cumulus Resources found that the majority of attendees were business leaders, mid-level managers and entrepreneurs.Of the approximate 150 attendees who responded to the survey, 45 percent of are part of their organization’s leadership teams, 14 percent part of mid-level management and 28 percent are entrepreneurial or independent business people.The poll also found that 35 percent of these attendees are in the business services industry, while 20 percent are in technology and 14 percent in the nonprofit sector. When asked the multiple choice question “Which of the following do you think most influences innovation?” the most popular choice was “open time for innovation.” When asked the question “What do you think most stifles innovation in your organization?” the most popular answers were culture and leadership.Business 20/20 was held May 3 at the Tower Theatre and focused on “Driving Innovation.” Intel’s Wilfred Pinfold was the keynote speaker and was joined by a panel of Central Oregon business leaders and innovators.“We had a record number of attendees at this event, which leads me to believe this topic struck a chord with the business community,” said Josh Newton, Karnopp Petersen partner. “Innovation is one of those terms used a lot, and Wilfred’s keynote address highlighted some concrete actions for creating an innovative culture in the Central Oregon business community. This is the kind of high quality conversation we want to continue bringing to Bend through Business 20/20.”feeds for information and videos from this event, and for updates on the topic of the next Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast, to be held in September. Do you have a topic you’d like to see covered at Business 20/20? Event organizers want to hear from you on Twitter @kpbusiness2020.last_img

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