The Foundations series is designed to reinforce a common framework for innovation across the Carolina's and region. The series helps answer the question as to how and where innovation starts and how you and your company can provide greater value to the customers and communities in which you live, work and serve. 

Purposeful Innovation is designed to help you understand and eliminate the divide between you as a human being and you as a professional person.  Purpose Identification allows you to remove the bias of thinking FOR the customer and move you to thinking WITH and OF the people who depend on you for value.  Most of all, Innovation Purpose will help you to understand the potential that your own emotions, passions and frustrations that drive you on a daily basis can change the way your work and the value your organization can provide.  Come and learn how you can begin to re-frame your perspective, your industry and change your value proposition in a way that drives both innovation and competitive advantage.


Doug Powell & Members of Innovate Carolina Board




  • 6:00 p.m. Registration opens, networking and light food/refreshment
  • 7:00 p.m. Program begins
  • 8:30 p.m. Program ends


  • $25 non-PDMA members
  • $15 PDMA members/students

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The Society Hall