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Oct 25 2011

Breaking Boundaries – “Design Changes Everything!”

Spartan Surfaces is proud to participate in this year’s Breaking Boundaries event.  The event will be held over breakfast Wednesday, November 2nd - the opening day of NeoCon East held in Baltimore’s Convention Center. The theme of this year’s event is “Design Changes Everything!” and promises to be energizing highlighting design thinking in business and education.

A generous portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit HealthCare for the Homeless and their “Housing First” program that is helping homeless people get off the street permanently.  For more information please visit HCH's website.

Roger Martin, the Keynote speaker, is a leader in design thinking and innovation. Roger recently wrote a book entitled "The Design of Business". In his book, Martin offers an answer to why companies have trouble coming up with innovative products ad services and provides case studies for companies such as Proctor & Gamble and Cirque du Soleil.  Other speakers include Keith Kutch from Stevenson University, Amy Brussell from Proctor & Gamble, and Will Phillips from Under Armour.