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Transforming Intelligence Into Business Value

November 28 – 30, 2018 | Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel

The most interactive and industry-driven event on Corporate Intelligence in North America

CiMi.CON Evolution is the world’s leading knowledge exchange platform bringing together all stakeholders who play an active role in the competitive intelligence scene. The event provides you with precise insights into new business prospects and technical, as well as change management strategies while offering you the chance to discuss specific roadmaps for your company.

Discover the next era of corporate intelligence – NOW!

Speaker Panel Highlights 2018

CiMi.CON Evolution USA 2018 at a glance


The annual CiMi.CON Evolution USA 2018

Get involved as a business partner as our events are a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 150 key prospects. CiMi.CON Evolution USA 2018 offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to corporate intelligence and strategy executives.

The annual CiMi.CON 2018 USA Mission

  • Be an active part of the competitive and market intelligence reality
  • Explore how CI & MI will change companies toward disruption and innovation
  • Discuss the challenges of AI supported, cognitive CI tools
  • Discover latest trends in CI & MI technology and insights
  • Cover the full scope of intelligence from the market leaders & new market players
  • Approach new technical challenges and disruptive technologies

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Chicago this November!

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Not sponsors. CiMi.CON Evolution USA is a unique event in the business and technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support them to reach their targets and inspire innovation. Position your business as a thought leader at CiMi.CON Evolution USA and join us today.

Position your business as a thought leader in the corporate intelligence space!
Well organized and interesting topics covered.
Excellent planning to allow time for networking.
Istvan Olejnyik
Philip Morris International
CiMi.CON keeps a great balance between two main purposes of such conferences – increasing knowledge and building business contacts. Sessions were very interesting, discussions fruitful and there was also space for socializing and expanding the business network. We look forward to being with you again!
Stathis Karaplios
EMBS Group
Presented a broad spectrum of CI practitioners and the tools available to enhance my own capabilities.
James Widdowson
Dyson Technology Ltd
Interesting presentations, fruitful discussions with peers, perfect organization.
Tobias Sudkamp
Good discussions around the tables, in corridors and excellent presentations.
Taina Kaakinen
Stora Enso
Very interesting to meet all players of CI.
All shared experiences are very useful. I also liked the workshops.
Melissa Eugenio
Gates Europe
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10 Reasons to attend

  • Align CI with strategic goals: Learn how to transform your competitive intelligence team into a sophisticated strategic decision support function.
  • Improve the CI performance: see real-world examples and case studies that show how companies have implemented best practices to track the performance of their competitive intelligence teams and improve their impact.
  • Restructure the CI team for success: Learn how to develop proper reporting lines and implement a more strategic organizational structure that will provide greater visibility and generate greater strategic impact.
  • Obtain higher CI budgets: Learn why top-notch companies are funding competitive intelligence with greater investments year after year – and how they reap the benefits of their increasingly important teams.
  • Create a competitive intelligence culture: Learn how companies establish a culture of competitive intelligence to collect and share valuable information throughout the organization.
  • Gain an insight on how to develop and integrate a full-scale CI unit in your enterprise
  • Join conversations and discussions about future tech and business trends in CI / MI
  • Find efficient solutions to your most pressing challenges
  • Hear do’s and don’ts on how to move toward the digital directly from top experts and enterprises
  • Take away tips and tricks of the effective and engaging stakeholder Management
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CiMi.CON Evolution 2018: Key Topics

  • Transforming Competitive and Market Intelligence into Business Value: Smart strategies to prove your value and to show that CMI matters
  • Competitive and Market Intelligence in the Digital Era: Monitoring and analyzing new competitive disruptions: How can competitive intelligence cope with completely changing landscapes?
  • Competitive Intelligence and Big Data: Implementing an infrastructure that makes data analysis possible
  • Stakeholder Management: How to set up and lead an effective and successful CI-unit for a global company?
  • Rethinking the technology strategy for efficient CMI: Determine which new technologies and methods will drive intelligence forward to the next stage of development
  • Competitive and Market Intelligence as crucial fuel for Innovation: Is innovation possible without CMI?
  • Assess the market potential for new growth areas: Decide which pain points and opportunities you should focus on now

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


Roundtables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Challenge your Peers

Parallel roundtable discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.

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Tweetback & Comments

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists, and experts in the field share their personal experience.

CiMi.CON Award

With the annual CiMi.CON Award, distinguished expertise, and exceptional projects from within companies and organizations are exclusively recognized, celebrated and honored by we.CONECT Business Leaders and the community.

Training Session

A setting that allows participants to be guided through specific topics by experts in small groups.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Say Hello?

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning, and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.


CiMi.CON Evolution USA 2018 fuels you with new ideas, new connections, new inspirations
From corporate intelligence experts to big data architects, innovation, strategy and knowledge management pros – whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of corporate intelligence – the conference has something useful and interesting for you.
Here’s a sneak peek of brands who just signed up.

Mondolez International
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
NetApp -one of the competitive intelligence companies
150+ decision-makers in one place in 2.5 days - don't miss out!

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