IEN’s mission is to bring you actionable insights and intelligence to boost your business results. Through in-depth research, we focus on not only our attendees’ problem areas, but also their upcoming opportunities with a “how to get there from here” approach. Our events are not trade shows, but deliver superior networking through an intimate setting where insights are effectively exchanged regarding the very latest information and opportunities. We focus on niche topic areas that give our attendees valuable take-aways to help them achieve that next breakthrough to turbo-charge their competitive game.
The IEN Difference
- In-depth, timely research
- Top industry speakers
- Superior face-to-face networking opportunities
- Unique, niche topic areas available only through IEN
- A senior executive audience
- A top-quality event experience - attention to detail at every turn
Meet the Team
IEN is led by founder Lori Medlen, who has over 25 years of successful conference production and management experience. As the founder of Financial Research Associates in 2001, she developed and produced conferences in the financial, healthcare, pharmaceutical and alternative energy sectors, and sold the company in 2015. Lori now brings her extensive experience and entrepreneurial know-how to IEN, initially focusing on the marketing and artificial intelligence arenas. Lori’s strengths in topic development and research have ensured the success of her events, and she brings a unique creativity, drive and focus to IEN.