The crucial link between design, new-product development and marketing will be discussed at What’s the Big Idea? on 8 June from 9am. Speakers from Cambridge Consultants, The Henley Centre, NestlÃ© and BAA will investigate how innovative companies encourage and sustain innovation.
Contact: 0171-413 4116/4390
Venue: The Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1.
The Future Foundation hosts Exploring the Network Society on 9 June. The conference discusses how companies will understand consumers as we approach the 21st century. Speakers include James Woudhuysen of SP Forecasting and Peter Wallis (aka York) of management consultancy Strategic Research Unit.
Contact: Nicola Austin on 0171-250 3343.
Venue: Confederation of British Industries Conference Centre, Centre Point, 103 New Oxford Street, London WC1.