BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
"How to increase profitability, turn a local company into a globally recognized brand and how to use intuition in order to achieve your goals?" Eight famous keynote speakers of business, politics, and management and leadership backgrounds will answer these and many other questions at the first "Big Ideas for CEE" conference in Bratislava, Slovakia.
This conference, the only one of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe, will serve as an inspiration for leaders of European companies. World-class minds, each representing the top of their respective fields of expertise, were chosen to provide the audience with new ideas and strategies, current trends, innovative thoughts and bold visions.
The greatest chess player of all time, Gary Kasparov, known as the invincible strategist, a very intuitive player and considered one of the top 100 living geniuses in the world, will talk about success based on strategies and tactics. Scott McKain, the best-selling author of "Collapse of Distinction: Stand Out & Move Up While Your Competition Fails", named by Miami Herald as one of the ten "Best Business Books of 2009", will share his view on "What customers really want?" A brand building expert, Peter Littmann will talk about turning a local German clothing company, Hugo Boss, into a globally recognized brand. "How to get to the top and stay there" will be the main theme of the speech by the most successful president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta.
The famous futurologist, best selling author, and one of Europe's most wanted speakers in his field, Magnus Lindkvist will talk about forecasting trends, innovation, creativity and recognition of opportunities. Participants will surely also find inspiration in the speech delivered by the "father of coaching" and former race car driver, Sir John Whitmore.
World Bank's former director Ian Scott, will appear at the conference as an expert on international economy, development and knowledge management. The two-day marathon of inspiration will also include a lecture on "How to future-proof your business" by Leo F. Johnson - an IFC award-winner and world-class advisor on sustainable development.
Big Ideas for CEE, http://www.bigideasforcee.eu will take place on October 13 and 14 in Bratislava, Slovakia and is brought to you by SOITRON, Slovak IT Company of the Year 2010. "We would like to offer business leaders in our region an opportunity to meet world-class speakers to create a source of inspiration, new ideas and innovative ways of thinking," explains the reasons behind the event Ondrej Smolár, SOITRON's Chairman and CEO. SOITRON (http://www.soitron.com) is one of the largest info-communication integrators and IT service providers in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Romania with more than 700 employees, annual revenue of 76 million EUR, and 20 years of experience.
Organization of Big Ideas for CEE is guaranteed by Speakers (http://www.speakers.sk) the only company of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe, member of the prestigious International Association of Speakers Bureaus (IASB).