Innova-Con 2015 to be Presented in Partnership with Momentum and Fast Company


NEW YORK, NY, October 6, 2014 – The International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP), the organizer of Innova-Con, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Momentum and a media partnership with Fast Company in support of the 2015 Innova-Con event ( scheduled for February 10-12 in Houston, TX.


Innova-Con is the annual gathering of the leaders in innovation initiatives for major organizations as well as certification of members in who specialize in driving innovation. The event is hosted this year by both the Texas A&M University and the BioScience Research Collaborative of Rice University. New York University hosted the inaugural Innova-Con in January, 2014.


Brett Trusko, President and CEO of IAOIP, notes: “We have partnered with Momentum and Fast Company in order to ensure that Innova-Con remains the premier event where current and future innovation professionals meet with industry pioneers and thought leaders. The executive team at Momentum bring a wealth of event management experience and Fast Company’s brand is second to none in the innovation arena. We look forward to working with both of them as the event continues to deepen its singular role in the innovation community.”


“Momentum is very excited to be working with Fast Company, the leading media brand for all things innovation and the IAOIP, world’s only innovation certification body, providing members with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to deliver real change in their industry or field,” remarked Ben Greenzweig, Principal and Co-CEO of Momentum.


Innova-Con connects luminaries in the innovation profession with those in corporate and academic communities seeking to develop or enhance their strategies and methods of innovation to create sustainable value.


Attendees include senior executives from innovation, information technology, strategy, marketing, research and product development working at Fortune 500 companies; in all, more than 300 professionals are expected to attend the 2015 event.


More details can be found at




About the IAOIP


IAOIP is a professional membership organization and the world’s only independent innovation certification body, providing members with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to deliver measurable change in their industry or field.


With individual, corporate, public and non-profit members around the world, IAOIP is the leading international membership-based organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals working in the field of innovation.


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About Momentum


Momentum is a leading international event creation and execution specialist working with numerous partners in order to bring their brands to life through customized live-event experiences. With an emphasis on rigorous research and world-class customer service, its team comprises many of the leading names in event creation and execution. For more information about Momentum, visit



About Fast Company


Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design. Written for, by, and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company and inspire readers and users to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead conversations, and create the future of business.



IAOIP contact:

Brett Trusko

President and CEO



Momentum contact:

Matt Godson



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