Raising Your Innovation Quotient: Creativity Competencies for the 21st Century

Innovation Roundtable

October 6, 2009: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Now more than ever all organizations need to raise a different kind of IQ—the Innovation Quotient—to flexibly embrace change and continually improve the ways they serve their customers and stakeholders.


Gleacher Center
Room 100
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

In this interactive session, organizational consultant and creativity expert Adam Shames will explore today’s innovation imperative and share the key creativity competencies necessary for individual and organizational innovation. You will learn more about the mindsets and skills that boost creativity—and experience for yourself ways to develop these competencies in others and embed them as part of a more innovative culture.


No Charge


Register Online

Deadline: 10/6/2009


6:00 PM-6:30 PM: Registration

6:30 PM-7:45 PM: Presentation and Q&A

7:45 PM-9:00 PM: Midway Club

Speaker Profiles

Adam Shames (Speaker)
Organizational Consultant, Facilitator and Speaker, Kreativity Network

Adam Shames is an organizational consultant, facilitator and speaker whose clients include Accenture, McDonald’s, Edelman Public Relations, KPMG and several associations and non-profits. He designs and facilitates leadership retreats, learning seminars and team meetings that help organizations build cultures of innovation and collaboration. He is the founder of the Kreativity Network (, writes about creativity in his "Innovation on my Mind" blog ( and has a Master's degree from Stanford University.


Mary Drotar