A Peer Discussion on Growth Strategies for 2018 - Denver


November 14, 2017


7:30AM - 10:00AM Mountain Time (US & Canada)


8181 East Tufts Avenue #600
Denver, CO 80237

CPE Credits: 3

Field of Study: Business Management & Organization

Hosted by Colorado CFO Forum and The CFO Alliance

Cost: Free

Registration for this event is closed.


Program Details:

Build, Buy or Borrow? Driving Growth through Assets, Acquisitions & Alliance
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Our Q4 Roundtable will focus on alternative paths to growth and analyze the opportunities and challenges associated with each. These growth strategies can be viable, but clear advantages emerge given your specific timeline and ROI scenarios. Please join us to explore the options and opportunities most relevant to your business and achieving your 2018 corporate growth objectives.

Build/Assets: Includes driving organic growth from existing products and services, product innovation, growing existing customer relationships, sales/marketing investments, organic geographic expansion.

Buy/Acquire: Growth through M&A activities, buying competitive/complementary product lines and businesses.

Borrow/Alliance: JVs, strategic partnerships, co-branding and co-development.

Panel Members:




Doug Johnson, Catapult Growth Partners

Our panel will discuss how they have assisted their clients to achieve their 2017 growth strategies. They will also discuss how their respective solutions and processes are adjusting to help you tackel your 2018 corporate growth strategies.


7.15 - 8.00 Networking
8.00 - 8.15 Welcome/Opening Remarks
8.15 - 8.45 CFOA Member Case Study Q&A
8:45 - 9.15 Table Discussions
9.15 - 9.45  Group Share 
9.45 - 10.15 RT Summary, Key Takeaways, and Next Steps 
10.15 - 11.00 Networking/Meet the team, Global Advisory Board + CFOA Team Members will be available to meet with you

Learning Objectives/Key Takeaways:

  1. Cost benefit analysis of each individual strategy.
  2. Guidelines for evaluating appropriate growth opportunities, given resources, timing and ROI requirements.
  3. How to leverage current relationships, capital markets and in house capabilities in pursuit of higher revenues.
  4. Best practices for identifying potential acquisition targets and strategic partnerships.
  5. Buy-Build or borrow decision matrix/checklist.


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This event is part of the CFO Discussion: Growth Strategies Discussion. Join the discussion today and share your voice.

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  • Mark Flippen, Senior Vice President at JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.,
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