Think Different, Act Now!

Actionable Ideas for Growth

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Successfully solving complex problems in an ever-changing business environment requires new ways of thinking and acting. IdaVation was developed to help you overcome these challenges.

Meet and network with likeminded innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders while gaining actionable information to assist you in taking your business to the next level. Mark your calendar for Thursday, May 10th and sign up today as this event will surely sell out as it has in years past!

Recognized as Idaho's premier annual education and networking summit for innovators and entrepreneurs, IdaVation 2012 will build on its history of bringing business luminaries, seasoned entrepreneurs, and industry experts together to share their insights to elevate our business community.

Nationally recognized Keynote Speakers, Ignite Entrepreneurs presentations, and breakout sessions that help you think differently and act now to take the next step toward building and growing your business.


Daymond JohnThis year we welcome Daymond John as our opening keynote speaker.

Daymond is one of the "Sharks" from ABC's hit reality TV show Shark Tank, that offers entrepreneurs millions of dollars (and expert advice) to help make their dreams come true. (Seen on Friday nights at 8:00 pm)

Daymond had his first huge success with the FUBU clothing line started in his garage in Queens, New York that eventually earned more than $350 million.

Daymond is one of the most sought out experts and keynote speakers on business development, entrepreneurship, and branding in business today.

In recognition of his contributions to fashion and the face of American business, Daymond has been celebrated with some of the most prestigious awards including: Brandweek Marketer of the Year, the Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign, Crain's Business of New York Forty Under Forty Award, and Ernst & Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

He is also author of a number of books, including The Brand Within and Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding & Lifestyle, which was named one of the best business books of 2007 by the Library Journal.

For more on Daymond, visit:


  • Business Differentiators: How to Stand Out in a Crowd of Competition
  • Business Model Development
  • Effective Websites
  • Hiring Great People
  • Improving Sales
  • Innovating in the Health Care Space
  • Making the Best Use of Business Mentors
  • New Products and New Markets: Don?t Rely on an Innovation Genius; Build an Innovation Team!
  • Partnering: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  • Planning for Growth
  • Seminar / Webinar Marketing and Other Educational Awareness Tactics
  • Social Business Building