New York Forum: Unlocking Better Growth out of a Downturn

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Looking for ways to unlock better growth in your company? Join us for the exclusive Unlocking Better Growth out of a Downturn Forum on August 16, 2023, at the Conrad Downtown Hotel in New York City!

Hear from Simon-Kucher and other industry-leading experts as they discuss ways to optimize your overall commercial strategy. Interactive discussions will focus on products, pricing, innovation, marketing, and sales strategies and how to achieve better, higher-quality growth.

This half-day event will feature engaging executive roundtable discussions, thought-provoking presentations, and opportunities to network with industry experts as well as your peers. We are also excited to announce a special guest as our keynote speaker, Daymond John, CEO of FUBU and The Shark Group, TV Personality on ABC Shark Tank. We already have registrants from Walmart, Capital One, HelloFresh, Chick-fil-A, KIND, Morgan Stanley, Twilio, Kuehne + Nagel, General Atlantic, and many more.

Plenary Sessions:

  • Unlocking Better Growth 2023 – Discuss an overview of key areas to focus on in 2023 to continue to grow your long-term sales, value, and profits after this downturn.
  • Daymond John’s 5 Shark Points - Fundamentals for Success in Business and Life

Executive Roundtable Breakout Discussions:
During these roundtable discussions you will have the ability to select your sessions of interest for an opportunity to connect with other executives to jointly address growth challenges and insights on where to focus in 2023.

Innovative Revenue Models TrackDiscuss innovative business models and how to best monetize new strategies by aligning your offer with key challenges of your clients.

Embedded Finance: Unlocking a $200B Revenue Stream
- David Chung, Partner
- Rohan Shah, Partner

Strategic Revenue Management: Placing the Right Bets on New Profit Pools and Executing Holistically
- Ellen Kan, Partner

Sales Force Effectiveness TrackHighlight best practices around evolving selling and channel strategies based on customer needs while also aligning incentives and compensation plans to enable your sales organization.

Defining Your Target Segments to Activate Growth
- Michelle Leong, Senior Director
- Paresh Khatwani, Director

Aligning Sales Goals and Compensation During High Inflation
- Scott Sands, Senior Partner

Private Equity TrackLook ahead to see how private equity firms and their portfolio companies plan to focus on commercial excellence across the deal lifecycle through the end of the year and beyond.

Driving Value for Portfolio Companies and Shareholders in the Current Environment
- Dave Clement, Partner

Incorporating Inflationary Pressures, ESG, and Non-Financial Factors through the Diligence Process
- Adam Drucker, Manager


Who should attend?

Business executives and leaders in charge of developing commercial excellence and pricing strategies for their companies who are looking for opportunities to transform their pricing, marketing, and sales organization in a world of rising inflation.

  • Titles: CEO, CFO, CMO, President, VP, Director
  • Functional areas: Pricing Strategy, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Digital Innovation, Private Equity, Product Development

This event is sponsored by Simon-Kucher so there is no fee to attend, however, you need to apply to register to attend.  

Event details
  • In Person
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2023
  • 13:00 - 19:00 EDT
  • The Conrad New York Downtown, 102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282


13:00 - 13:30 EDT
Check-In & Welcome Coffee Break
13:30 - 14:15 EDT
Welcome: Unlocking Better Growth out of a Downturn
Dave Clement
14:15 - 15:00 EDT
Executive Roundtable Breakout Discussions
15:05 - 15:35 EDT
Networking Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:25 EDT
Executive Roundtable Breakout Discussions
16:30 - 17:30 EDT
Daymond John's 5 Shark Points: Fundamentals for Success in Business and Life
Daymond John
17:30 - 17:40 EDT
Closing Remarks
Dave Clement
17:40 - 19:00 EDT
Cocktail Reception and Meet & Greet with Daymond John


Daymond John
CEO of FUBU and The Shark Group, TV Personality on ABC Shark Tank
External Event Speaker
Toronto, Canada
New York, USA & Toronto, Canada
New York, USA
Senior Partner
Atlanta, USA
New York, USA
Senior Director
New York, USA
New York, USA
Adam Drucker
New York, USA

The Conrad New York Downtown


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