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Vistage Executive Summit Central Texas: Leading Innovation Will Offer Business Leaders Insight on How Innovation Can Accelerate Growth and Productivity

April 10th Event is Part of 20-City Nationwide Program to Provide Business Leaders With Cross-Industry Approaches to Innovation

SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vistage International has announced its Vistage Executive Summit Central Texas, which is part of a 20-city, nationwide event series focused on the theme of Leading Innovation. Designed exclusively for business leaders, the Vistage Executive Summit in Austin is dedicated to stimulating productivity and growth through innovative thinking and leadership. Attendees will explore how other business leaders from a wide range of industries are leveraging, embracing and adapting to the rapid pace of change, and how to infuse new ideas into their businesses.

Private advisory boards for CEOs, executives and business owners.

The Vistage Executive Summit series features keynote speakers and panelists who are leaders in business, academia, technology, and the arts.  Participants will have unparalleled opportunities to develop greater insights into their businesses, network with their peers, access Vistage content, and identify best practices for driving innovation in their organizations.

The event will take place on Thursday, April 10th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center, Halls F&G, located at 500 E. Cesar Chavez Street in Austin, Texas.

Attendees will engage in lively, interactive sessions led by event host and acclaimed business coach Mark Wiskup. Keynote speakers include Rick Newman, an author and columnist for Yahoo! Finance who covers money, business and economic trends for the world's largest financial news site; Alan Beaulieu, one of the country's most informed economists and president of the Institute for Trend Research; Ingrid Vanderveldt, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence ("EIR") for Dell Inc.; and Patrick Houlahan, an elite member of the Afterburner military team, who will showcase how the Flawless Execution methodology can elevate group performance and improve business results.

Click here for more details about the Vistage Executive Summit Central Texas.

Leon Shapiro, Chief Executive Officer at Vistage International, said, "The Vistage Executive Summit series will be a uniquely Vistage encounter.  It will leverage our nearly 60 years of experience facilitating life-changing peer advisory group discussions among business leaders.  Vistage works because it channels the collective expertise of CEOs, business owners, and their key executives from more than 800 diverse industries to help our members think through their own business challenges and develop innovative solutions.  The Vistage Executive Summit series will take this a step further by providing attendees (Vistage members and non-members alike) with a powerful new venue for discovering fresh perspectives they can implement in their own organizations."

Vistage's new event series kicked off in San Diego, where the company is headquartered, and continued in Lancaster and Philadelphia. Following the Vistage Executive Summit Central Texas, hosted in Austin, the company will host additional summits in Seattle, New York City, Houston, San Francisco, Denver, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Minneapolis, San Jose, Chicago, Orange County, Los Angeles, Boston, Cleveland, and Washington DC. 

About Vistage International 
Founded in 1957 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Vistage assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners. Vistage members participate in monthly, Chair-led private advisory board meetings. More than 17,000 members in 15 countries also have access to one-to-one executive coaching, expert speakers, and our global network of business leaders.

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