The main Competitive Intelligence and Technological Surveillance Congresses and Conferences
Competitive Intelligence is a discipline that is gaining increasing importance, hence the increasing number of CI professionals and profiles in companies. There are associations that bring CI professionals together, institutes devoted to the training and study of CI and, of course, many conferences where practitioners and providers exchange their experiences, views and best practices. In this article we list the main conferences held in the field of CI.
SCIP Conferences, Exhibitors & Summits
The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) association, reference entity that brings CI practitioners and providers together, organizes several congresses and conferences a year, usually by region, in addition to the international conference, held in the United States (which takes 20 editions). In the following link you can see all conferences that have been organized and will organize in the near future.
Another major international congress in the field of CI is the CiMi.CON, which is usually held in Berlin (Germany). 4 editions have taken place and the next one will take place on 25 and 26 June, 2015.
International Competitive Intelligence Conference
Organized by the Institute for Competitive Intelligence (ICI), 7 editions have taken place in different european cities. The next edition will take place on 20 and 21 April, 2016, in Bad Nauheim (Germany).
There are other congresses or conferences, but are more specific and are not celebrated as frequently as the above.
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