STRATEGIC INTEREST GROUP DETAILS
The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network is a peer-driven thought leadership and professional networking organization reaching some 50,000 heads IT transformation, change management, business re-engineering, process improvement, and strategic planning. It is dedicated to advancing the emerging roles of the Chief Innovation Officer and Innovation Strategist within today’s enterprise. The BPI Network brings together global executives who are champions of change within their organizations through ongoing research, authoritative content and peer-to-peer conversations. These functional area heads (operations, IT, finance, procurement, sales, marketing, product development, etc.) and line-of-business leaders are advocates for innovation as a fundamental discipline and function within 21st Century organizations. They seek to demonstrate where and how new inventive solutions and approaches can advance business value, gratify customers, ensure sustainability and create competitive advantage for companies worldwide. For more information, visit
Customer Experience Board
A groundbreaking thought leadership program, the Customer Experience Board is addressing the critical need for communications service providers to optimize customer experience and heighten retention in a highly convergent, competitive, and demanding customer market.
The GeoBranding Center is a global knowledge center dedicated to the marketing of countries, destinations, places of origin, attractions, venues and locations worldwide. Subject matter experts and marketing leaders in the area of GeoBranding contribute insights, content, opinions, case studies and best practices and the CMO Council is conducting research to explore the impact, value and outcomes of GeoBranding campaigns using social media, digital marketing and traditional advertising channels and market interaction techniques on both a BtoB and BtoC level. This strategic interest group is ideal for those executives, government officials, league members, and association representatives involved in, trade and economic development, visitor and tourism promotion, travel and hospitality, entertainment and sports, products and places of origin labeling, or branded commodity differentiation.
The Brand Inspiration Center aims to ignite a peer-level discussion about go-to-market and marketing supply chain processes. To support value creation and competitive advantage for any consumer or business marketer, our purpose is to offer solutions to a wide range of process inefficiencies based on current research and executive insights, which delve into areas such as product and packaging innovation, creative relevance, marketing production, supply chain efficiency, demand chain performance and omni-channel execution consistency. For more information, visit
The Coalition To Leverage And Optimize Sales Effectiveness (CLOSE)
The Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness (CLOSE) is an affinity network and online community channel that will help sales, marketing and channel professionals further their interactions, increase understanding of their allied functional areas, and provide the necessary tools, techniques and best practices for improved customer acquisitions and value building.
Digital Marketing Performance Center
The Digital Marketing Performance Institute is a strategic interest group dedicated to providing tools and resources to help enhance the execution and effectiveness of digital marketing efforts. As a sub-group of the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, we are able to provide a wealth of reports, news articles, white papers and research about the latest challenges, trends and best practices across the full scope of digital marketing efforts. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to contribute your insights by participating in any of our featured surveys.
Content RIO Center
The Content ROI Center is dedicated to advancing the discipline of content marketing. It provides marketers with the insights they need to more fully leverage the power of content to drive business opportunities, influence purchasing decisions, and grow brand presence. In so doing, the center works with marketing leaders and experts around the world to develop advanced practices, identify best-in-class tools and resources, and create more compelling and strategic thought leadership and creative content campaigns. For more information, visit
Marketing Supply Chain Institute
The Marketing Supply Chain Institute is a dedicated knowledge center focused on benchmark studies, cost audits and competency assessments, content aggregation, report publication and syndication, peer-to-peer interactions, best practice development, vertical industry analytics, and global models and frameworks for strategic sourcing and supplier management.
CMO CIO Alignment Imperative
The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council have teamed with Accenture Interactive to present a new authority leadership initiative targeting the ever-changing but critical relationship between the CMO and the CIO. In today's business climate of exponential information growth and technology dependency, this authority leadership campaign leverages and aggregates insights from key IT and marketing stakeholders to address the need for tighter alignment and collaboration between these functional groups. It also looks at best practice situations where functional integration has produced significant results, values and outcomes.
CauseTech is bringing together a global community of innovators in order to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Members of our community will contribute their technologies, ideas, and innovations towards UNICEF-directed challenges through our ideation platform.
Growth Guidance Center
The Growth Guidance Center is dedicated to exploring the forces and factors that accelerate, inhibit, disrupt, diversify and sustain growth. This knowledge transfer initiative will highlight best practices, critical resources and next generation solutions to accelerate revenue growth, improve market visibility, identify opportunities, and manage and optimize profitability and revenue performance.