Event Looks to ‘Redefine’ Indy

Event Looks to ‘Redefine’ Indy

Andy Ober, InsideINdianaBusiness.com

News Release

 

Indianapolis, Ind. — A brand-new event will focus the most innovative minds from Indiana and across the country on how Indianapolis can use its creative resources to redefine itself. INDY REDEFINED, created by Achieve and IndyHub, takes place Oct. 30, 2014, at the Dallara IndyCar Factory in Speedway, Ind.

Dynamic leaders from the cause and corporate sectors of the economy who are redefining organizational culture will share how to build transparent relationships, better products and services, a more human-centered company and, ultimately, a stronger workforce and business.

Scheduled speakers so far are:
• Craig Dinsell, Psynet Group
• Lisa Schlehuber, Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union
• Pat Woder, LinkedIn

Two additional opportunities will take place in advance and immediately following INDY REDEFINED. On Oct. 29, HACKATHON REDEFINED will present 10 college undergraduates with less than 24 hours to create a technology solution to attract 20- and 30-somethings to the city. PHILANTHROPY REDEFINED will immediately follow the main event on Oct. 30, featuring re:Populate, the final event in the 2014 Indianapolis 5×5 series, a platform co-designed to provide anyone with a great idea the chance to win a $10,000 prize. Five finalists will each have five minutes to present an arts-inspired idea to invigorate urban living in Indianapolis.

Tickets are on sale at indyredefined.com. Prices are:

$75 Single Admission ticket, includes cocktail party, snacks during breaks.
$150 Single Premium ticket, includes lunch with headliner, T-shirt, event poster, cocktail party and snacks during breaks.
$2,000 Corporate Package: 10 Premium tickets and thanks in program.
No cost to attend Indy 5×5, but registration at indyredefiined.com is required.

An overview of the schedule is below. View up-to-date times, locations and speakers in the full schedule. Meanwhile, some sponsorship opportunities are still available. For information, contact Derrick Feldmann at 317-414-4936 and dfeldmann@achieveguidance.com. Follow the event on Twitter: #INDYREDEFINED

INDY REDEFINED OVERVIEW:

HACKATHON REDEFINED – Oct. 29
Noon (media only, not open to the public)
The Alexander, a Dolce Hotel

The Problem: How does Indianapolis inspire and attract a new demographic of young professionals?
The Solution: At noon, a select group of 10 university undergraduates – identified as Indiana’s most promising developers – meet their mentors and begin building their answer through technology.

INDY REDEFINED – Oct. 30
1 to 8:30 p.m.
Dallara IndyCar Factory

Thinking Redefined – 1 to 2:50 p.m. and 3 to 5:10 p.m.
Leaders of diverse industries discuss how they’re going beyond the basic responsibilities to dynamically address and involve a new workforce and consumer. They’ll explore trends in four focus areas within the cause/nonprofit and corporate spaces (presented consecutively):

• Culture – Hear how to redefine an organization’s culture to build a stronger business.
• Relationships – Discover how interpersonal communication and technologies build transparent relationships among constituents and consumers.
• Talent – Learn how to use talent and financial assets to build stronger products, services and human-centered organizations.
• Movements – See how an interconnected community creates movements within a new consumer and activist generation focused on a common purpose.

The INDY REDEFINED headliner brings it all together at 5:10 p.m.

Philanthropy Redefined, Part of Indy 5×5 | re: Populate – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
We are a city of producers, creators and citizens – and we know that the ultimate vote of confidence in a city is its residents choosing to live inside the city limits. Five finalists will each have five minutes to present an arts-inspired idea to invigorate urban living. One will win a $10,000 prize to implement his or her idea and spark a movement. 5x5indy.com

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Achieve leads the research effort to understand how individuals within organizations are changing cultures, resources, relationships, and movements that engage all kinds of causes and people so others can be inspired to do the same. Achieve presents MCON, an annual national conference on cause engagement, and is a creative marketing agency helping nonprofits increase giving and engagement through campaigns. achieveguidance.com MCONideas.tumblr.com | @achieve_consult

IndyHub represents the largest network of 20- and 30-somethings in Indianapolis and believes in the collective impact of residents, community organizations and the private sector to make Indianapolis greater. IndyHub hosts a number of signature programs, including Get IndyVolved, an annual event that serves as a platform for young professionals to connect with volunteer leadership opportunities. IndyHub conducted the 2013 YP Perspectives Study and with it supports local employers in talent recruitment and retention efforts. IndyHub is a 501(c)(3) organization and in 2015 will celebrate 10 years in Indianapolis. indyhub.org | @indyhub

Sources: Achieve, IndyHub

 

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