ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 2008--If you've ever
said "This is the next big thing" at a cocktail party or have an idea
that can fundamentally change how business works, this is the
competition for you. There are tons of great ideas out there, but
often, ideas don't make it past the chasm of adoption. The search is
on for the most important and ground-breaking ideas to share with
executives of the world's largest companies.
The Corporate Strategy Board (CSB), a Corporate Executive Board
(NASDAQ: EXBD) program, introduces its first ever "Force of Ideas"
competition. As a best practice research program that serves
strategists all over the world, CSB is the connector. This competition
can put you, as the idea generator, in front of some of the most
influential strategists in the world.
Why should you share your idea?
Sharing your idea provides you with three benefits:
1. The opportunity for exposure to strategists leading the more
than 450 large institutions, which constitute the Corporate
Strategy Board's membership;
2. The ability to network with other big thinkers with similar and
3. The chance to win US $10,000 if your idea is deemed "Most
Important." A second place prize of US $5,000 will also be
awarded. Both the first and second place winners will be
invited to present to Corporate Strategy Board members during
meetings in the summer and fall.
Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the Corporate Strategy
Board's senior researchers and corporate members. All decisions are
final. The awarding of any prize does not imply the existence of an
actual or potential employment or contractual relationship between the
Corporate Strategy Board, any Corporate Strategy Board member, and the
entrant. Current and former employees of the Corporate Strategy Board
and the Corporate Executive Board and their families are not eligible
to win a prize.
All entrants will be given access to a database containing all
other submissions, including entrants' names and email addresses.
Entrants retain all rights and interest in their ideas and are solely
responsible for protecting such rights and interests. By submitting an
entry, entrants give Corporate Strategy Board permission to distribute
the entry and contact information to Corporate Strategy Board members,
research team, and other entrants.
Send your one-page summary along with your full name and email
address to firstname.lastname@example.org before June 23, 2008.
Winners will be identified before June 30th. Answers to any frequently
asked questions will be posted at www.csb.executiveboard.com.
About the Corporate Strategy Board
CSB (www.csb.executiveboard.com) provides insightful and
action-oriented best practices research, data, networking, executive
education, benchmarking tools, and decision-support services to a
global network of over 450 senior strategists at leading companies.
Drawing on the power of the Corporate Executive Board's
cross-functional network from around the executive suite, the
Corporate Strategy Board focuses on topics that are most critical for
senior-most strategists: Growth, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic
Planning Process, Strategy Execution, Managing through Economic
Volatility, Market Sensing and Performance Measurement, Emerging
Markets, and Sustainability.
About the Corporate Executive Board
The Corporate Executive Board (NASDAQ: EXBD) provides analysis and
authoritative guidance to the world's most successful organizations.
With a member network of over 80% of the Fortune 500, the Corporate
Executive Board delivers indispensable resources for timely
decision-making on all issues related to strategy, operations and
general management. For more information, visit www.exbd.com.
CONTACT: The Corporate Executive Board
Joni Renick, 571-303-4074
SOURCE: The Corporate Executive Board