Industry IDS hosts virtual conferences (Information Resource Centers) specific to individual industries. Global issues in strategy, operations and technology pertaining to specific geographic locations are addressed. Leading business thinkers from around the world address current issues and trends facing industries. These executives, integral to the developments in their particular industry, shape business thoughts and practices. Related companies present their contributions to the trade through case studies, vendor presentations and exhibit stands. As a result, executives can find insightful information that pertains to their particular needs.