Establish a culture of innovation – Executive workshop with SACC Chicago

April 26, 2018

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Innovation Circle in collaboration with SACC Chicago

The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, Chicago and Innovation360 Group proudly invite Chicago Area executives to attend an exciting workshop focused on innovation with an internationally-renowned thought leader, Magnus Penker, CEO. Following a presentation by Mr. Penker on innovation, attendees will participate in an interactive, facilitated workshop on how to succeed at innovation with global experts in the field. Participants will receive the following:
  • An individual assessment of their personal innovation capabilities based on a survey they will complete in advance of the workshop.
  • A detailed, complementary innovation report with benchmarks, analysis and recommendations for your organization.

The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in Chicago (SACC Chicago) is an independent, non-profit, membership driven Swedish and American business collaborative that creates opportunities for members to promote their products and services, network through business and social events, and strengthen their corporate and professional skills through the sharing of expertise, education, and training.

Magnus Penker is an internationally renowned thought leader on innovation, digitalization and business transformation.  In 2016, Mr. Penker received the Business Magazine award as the ‘Most Innovative CEO Sweden 2016’ and ‘Growth Strategy CEO of the Year Sweden 2016.”  Mr. Penker founded Innovation360 Group, an organization that aids clients in improving their innovation capabilities and value propositions utilizing their AI innovation analytics platform and global innovation management database.


3:00 pm – Registration and Refreshments

3:30 pm – Program

  • Welcome remarks by Beata Krakus, President SACC Chicago
  • Introduction of H.E. Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States, and Björn Arvidsson, Minister Counselor, head of Trade and Economic Affairs, by Honorary Swedish Consul General Gerd Sjögren
  • Presentation on Innovation by Magnus Penker, CEO
  • Facilitated Table Discussions
  • Words from Sponsor, Tom Gronstrand, CEO, NOOA

Global 5:30 pm – Program concludes, and guests adjourn to 6 p.m.


Conference Room 3rd fl. Suite 310
150 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601


Due to the interactive nature of this workshop, the number of participants is limited. Make sure to RSVP no later than April 23 to secure your spot!

$45 or members
$65 for non-members