We are an ideas company.


We are motivated by the sage words of Matthew Arnold. To deliver:

“… the best which has been thought and said in the world …”

(Matthew Arnold, Culture and Anarchy)


It’s so simple, and yet so complicated.

Our Focus

We are a full service research, marketing strategy and conference development company operating globally.


We research emerging concepts and interview industry leaders, thinkers, and political figures to isolate knowledge gaps in various sectors. We then gather those leaders with the best ideas together to spark fresh ideas that become the engine for growth.

We have researched, marketed, and developed conference events in an array of industries:

  • Economic Development
  • Business Development
  • Customer Experience
  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Urban and Rural Planning
  • Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Technology and Data Analytics
  • Internet of Things and Smart Cities
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Clean Energy
  • Transportation
  • Environmental Strategy
  • Food and Nutrition



How urban manufacturing can rebuild local economies

Originally published in the National Post on May 13th, 2015 Manufacturing has reinvented itself. A couple of decades ago, as North American cities began to decline after losing their manufacturing to offshoring, the mantra among urban planners and certain economic developers became that we needed to stop ‘chasing smokestacks’ and look to new markets. But …


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