London Info International: the Disruptor Zone

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Organisers of the London Info International conference, taking place in the UK in December, have announced a new competitive event called the Disruptor Zone.

The moderated competition will take place as an integral part of London Info International, to be held at London’s Excel facility on 6 and 7 December. These sessions will take place on the showfloor stages and will be available to all Lii attendees and delegates.

On the first day, selected organisations will present their business concept in short, timed presentations on the London Info International showfloor. There will be independent judges in attendance. Attendees will be able to score each presentation and make comments throughout using Twitter. These will display live on the Twitter board on stage, behind the speaker. The votes on each presentation, combined with the judges’ input, will determine a winner from each session.

On the second day, the two first-round winning organisations will be invited to present to the conference delegates as part of the main conference programme. After a further round of voting, an overall winner will be declared. This presentation and subsequent Q&A will be filmed and shared with the Lii community and database as part of the January launch of Lii 2017.

This competitive event is designed to offer start-ups, vendors and publishers the opportunity to showcase their newest and most innovative products, platforms, and/or content. The showfloor sessions will give the audience a chance to learn about, assess and discover those that have the potential to have the greatest impact on the LII community.