**Special discount for Xconomy readers–see below**–The Business Innovation Factory’s annual innovation summit, now in its 5th year (hence, BIF-5), has emerged as one of the country’s most exciting and inspiring innovation escapes. The event is co-hosted by Xconomy board member Bill Taylor and features 25 personal stories from some of the world’s “most compelling innovators, business model renegades and true transformers…” Among those appearing at this year’s BIF: Linda Avey, co-founder of 23andMe, John Maeda, president of the Rhode Island School of Design, Richard Saul Wurman, founder of the TED conferences—and that’s only a taste. The conference was named No. 3 on Mashable’s list of the Top 7 Places to Watch Great Minds in Action.
Xconomy is pleased to be a partner on this event, and BIF is providing a 10 percent ($120) discount to our readers. Just enter the discount code: excom. We hope to see you there.