CI is the Future: Intelligence Drives Success; SCIP 2004 Annual International Conference & Exhibit

Monday, March 22, 2004 to Thursday, March 25, 2004 At the Sheraton Boston Hotel & Hynes Convention Center

BOSTON, Oct. 7, 2003 -- Join the professional development opportunity of choice for today's business leaders and decision-makers. This is the premier event for professionals who understand the importance that competitive intelligence (CI) provides to achieve success in today's hyper- competitive markets. Don't miss out -- join us at the SCIP04 Annual International Conference & Exhibit, CI is the Future: Intelligence Drives Success, which will be held from March 22 through March 25, 2004 in Boston, MA, USA at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and Hynes Convention Center.

"The SCIP Conference is always a unique event. There is nothing like it in the world for rich content, networking, and career growth opportunity," says George L. Marling, SCIP member since 1986, career intelligence officer, consultant in intelligence information exploitation for government and the private sector.

In addition, it is with great honor that SCIP presents our keynote speaker, Dr. Jeffrey E. Garten, Dean & William S. Beinecke Professor in the Practice of International Trade and Finance at Yale University. Dr. Garten was the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade 1993-1995, and spent 13 years on Wall Street in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions. He is also a well-known author and speaker.

Six tracks of professional education will be featured to meet the changing needs of business professionals interested in applying CI principles to increase their own effectiveness as well as the competitive advantage of their organizations. According to Kathrine Hayes, Committee Chair for the Annual Conference and SCIP Board member, "these session tracks are key topic areas that appeal to both novice CI professionals and experienced alike. Much thought has gone into planning the tracks in order to ensure the right balance of contact and educational levels within each. Emphasis is focused on the future and what professionals doing CI can learn from each other, their networks, and how collaboration can get them there."

Don't miss this exciting professional development and networking event. Come and join your peers and learn from one another as we embark upon a highly challenging and informative program for the future of competitive intelligence. Early-early bird Registration is live now with extra savings on

Sponsorship for SCIP04:

There are numerous opportunities for corporate sponsorship. SCIP04 has been designed as a learning program that addresses the diverse needs of today's intelligence professionals. Cutting edge content will be partnered with the fundamentals of CI so that there will be something new for everyone. For more sponsorship information, please visit our website at or contact Jon Lowder at

Or click on this link for a sponsorship application:

    For further information, contact:
     Carolina Olivieri
     Director of Marketing & Membership Development
     Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals
     1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 600
     Alexandria, VA 22314  USA
     Tel. +1.703.739.0696, ext. 114 and Fax, +1.703.739.2524  or via email at


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