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Frost & Sullivan's GIL (Growth, Innovation and Leadership) Briefings represent powerful, expert driven webinars that highlight the major findings from our ongoing thought leadership into future growth opportunities and cutting edge technological innovations. GIL Briefings focus on hot topics and mega trends across all industry segments and are followed by a live Q&A session.

Why You Must Attend
  • Discover key growth opportunities, technological innovations, mega trends, and geographical hotspots impacting future investments in the global marketplace
  • Explore the most innovative solutions, strategies and best practices to drive global business growth, through our Growth Partnership Services program and our thought leadership expertise
  • Engage in interactive discussions with our global team of industry experts to uncover the latest opportunities and challenges impacting future business growth

Growth, Innovation and Leadership Briefing Schedule

 
Jan
24
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Jan 24th 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Confluence of Economic and Geopolitical Volatility and Rise of Digitization Bringing New Business Models to Trucking
Global Intelligent Mobility Team


2017 will be a year like no other in the global commercial vehicle industry. Product as a service will dominate industry narrative as proliferation of electronics and connected truck technologies creates new logistics business models. Moreover, concerns about global economic and geopolitical stability, along with concerns about strength of BRIC economies, are creating the need for recalibration of business strategies. Green, safe, connected smart trucks will be in demand. Autonomous mobility and digital freight brokering technologies are expected to receive more industry interest, and telematics technologies and business models will adapt to these changes. 2017 is also expected to experience rising product and market convergence as the value truck segment rises in prominence globally.
Jan
25
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Jan 25th 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT | 8:00 am - 9:00 am CDT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm IST | 3:00 am - 4:00 am SST
Innovative Pricing and Content Bundling Boost Growth in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa
Global Digital Transformation Team


The pay TV, VOD, and IPTV market is still evolving in terms of content and pricing models, but the demographics of Africa and its large population are highly attractive to existing and new market participants. Internet penetration, supplemented by a significant uptake in smartphone adoption, has altered the manner in which Africa consumes video content. This growth will be further augmented by the availability of cheaper DTT services, data-saving video consumption options, and attractively packaged triple-play services. It is critical for market participants to gauge market trends, price sensitivity and growth opportunities while offering their services. Along with pricing and richness of content, strategic partnerships will play a key role in defining the market leader in the next five years.
Jan
25
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Jan 25th 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Disruptive Trends, Technologies and Regional Dynamics Fuel New Business Models and Growth Opportunities
Global Transformational Health Team


The healthcare industry is undergoing rapid transformation. By 2025, the healthcare ecosystem is expected to look drastically different from today. In 2025, global trends of aging populations, rising chronic disease prevalence and urbanization are bound to further strain healthcare systems already grappling with issues of healthcare access, quality, and cost. In response, new business models are expected to emerge to address the needs of the future. In order to make the most gains, stakeholders must successfully leverage this transformation.
Jan
26
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Jan 26th 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Stay Connected with Customers and Optimize Strategies with Disruptive Technologies
Global Digital Transformation Team


Wearables can easily empower humans by providing them several unique capabilities. However, they also create new business areas and dedicated cases studies highlighting the non-intrusive functionalities and wide range of these devices. While payment appears as the most promising area, innovative case studies on transportation and access control are encouraging. Frost & Sullivan expects the wearable market to reach 220 million devices in 2020; more than 50% of these devices will be smart watches. Even if Apple smart watches did not reach the expected forecast in 2016, the average price per wearable shipped is expected to increase over the forecast period from about $215 in 2014 to about $247 in 2020, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.3%.
Jan
31
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Jan 31st 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Discover Future Opportunities in the Digitization of Healthcare through Visionary Innovation
Global Transformational Health Team


Over the past decade, the adoption of digital solutions has increased significantly throughout the healthcare industry. This exceptionally strong growth trajectory is expected to continue into the foreseeable future as U.S. healthcare organizations transform to meet the demand for more efficient, clinically integrated and decentralized care systems that serve empowered, technologically-savvy consumers who strongly value convenience and personalization. Join Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Health experts as they present insights on top issues impacting the U.S. Digital Health Market in 2017. The team will offer specific perspectives on hot areas to watch in the coming year.
Feb
01
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Feb 01st 2017
4:30 am - 5:30 am EDT | 3:30 am - 4:30 am CDT | 9:30 am - 10:30 am BST | 10:30 am - 11:30 am CEST | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm IST | 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm SST
Swift Formulation of Regulations and Highly Advanced Emerging Technologies will Boost Growth Opportunities
Global TechVision Team


Sensor technologies are already signaling transformation across different applications and are expected to bring changes more significantly in the future. Innovative sensor technology is expected to disrupt existing business models and applications. Industries are continuously intermingling with one another to develop innovative products and services to satisfy the discerning needs of consumers. Regulations play a vital role in the adoption of technology, especially drone and energy-harvesting technologies. Therefore, it’s imperative that companies review their portfolio and build their innovation pipeline of sensor technologies and customized products to be ready for the future in line with regulations, and consumer and business demands.
Feb
22
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Feb 22nd 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
2017 Global Processed Food and Beverage Market Seeing New Growth Opportunities
Global Visionary Science Team


In the global processed food and beverage market, key trends are expected to have a direct impact on industry growth and performance, including the emergence of new business models that will transform food retail, the impact of changing socioeconomics, connected eating in the cognitive era, and the continued rise of “freedom food.” This outlook argues that companies armed with a truly global market and product strategy, a focus on health and wellness, and demonstration of an environmentally and socially responsible sustainability strategy will come out on top as the global leaders of the processed food and beverage industry.
Mar
08
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 08th 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Technology Integration in the Agriculture Ecosystem will Increase Production Yields and Drive Market
Global Visionary Science Team


The global agriculture sector has encountered challenges with the lack of adequate food for the growing malnourished population, the continued radical decrease in the areas of global arable land, and a dearth of technology that supports increased productivity and reduced labor dependency. These challenges are being addressed by integrating farming with technologies that provide decision support systems, effective farm monitoring, crop management, improved farm household income and farm output, and an overall improvement in the efficiency of the agricultural system. Critical factors for successfully exploiting opportunities in the smart agriculture sector include providing a means to enable continuous monitoring, enabling real-time data collection, increasing automation of crop cultivation and livestock production systems, and effectively demonstrating increased farmer return on investment.
Mar
14
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 14th 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm IST | 5:00 am - 6:00 am SST
Changing Lifestyle and Health Awareness Stimulate Growth in Health Nutrient Industry
Global Visionary Science Team


The health ingredients (omega-3 EPA + DHA, calcium/vitamin D and Lutein & Zeaxanthin) market is set to demonstrate steady growth in the future. Factors that stimulate the unit shipment and revenue growth of these markets include increased awareness of health benefits; rise in chronic and cardiovascular diseases, stimulating health consciousness among the population towards prevention of diseases; and manufacturers contributing to the market with new product launches and innovative technologies to cater to different end-applications and offer superior products. Among the end-application segments, dietary supplements and infant formula are expected to witness growth. Technological innovations by manufacturers have focused on efficiency, purity and quality, customized solutions for their customers, and flexibility to cater to diverse end applications.
Mar
15
GIL Briefings
ONLINE
Mar 15th 2017
4:30 am - 5:30 am EDT | 3:30 am - 4:30 am CDT | 9:30 am - 10:30 am BST | 10:30 am - 11:30 am CEST | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm IST | 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm SST
New Reforms Encourage Business Development
Global Emerging Market Innovation Team


Global interest in Myanmar as an investment destination has increased in the past five years following liberalization efforts and other reforms. The country has since witnessed commendable expansion in foreign investment, trade, and gross domestic product (GDP). Enabling factors such as the recent opening of the first special economic zone (SEZ), a rising middle class, and supportive new government policies for businesses will only help accelerate Myanmar's catch-up process.

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