New York Trend Seminar

A trend-driven event for senior B2C professionals.
The Bowery Hotel  •  April 12 2018  •  9.00am - 5:30pm

Following sell-out North American events in 2015 and 2016, our trend analysts return to New York on 12 April 2018 to share actionable insights on critical consumer trends.

What you'll get

  • 1 The trends

    You'll hear critical consumer trends to 2020, the innovations they are driving and the opportunities they present to your organization.

  • 2 Our method

    You'll get hands-on with our end-to-end Trend-Driven Innovation method, working to generate practical innovation ideas, all while learning from the best practice work we do with our clients in the US and globally.

  • 3 New connections

    This event is about YOU and your fellow participants, who you'll learn from and collaborate with during lively, focused sessions. There will be rich networking opportunities throughout the day.

  • 4 A complete download

    You'll leave with full access to all content presented in PPT format, a digital copy of our Consumer Trend Canvas and other tools for ideation, as well as manuals and guides to support ongoing trend-thinking and strategy.

Who should attend

Designed for senior B2C professionals who work closely with consumer trends, this intimate seminar will be attended by Strategists, Brand and Product Managers, VPs of Marketing, CEOs, CTOs, Heads of Innovation, and more.

A few brands that attended our 2016 Chicago event



  • “Tangible & engaging.”

    “Each trend presented to us was illustrated by innovation examples from all over the world. This made everything more tangible, convincing and engaging. It was a great immersion into what is impacting consumer's lives today.”

  • “Personalized and fully relevant.”

    “We saw many new trends and, more than that, now we can work with the Consumer Trend Canvas and find new ways to apply the trends.”

  • “The speakers were brilliant and very engaging.”

    “The speakers were brilliant and very engaging. I really enjoyed the practical elements - applying the trends to come up with ideas.”


  • 8.30-9.00am


      Get introduced & caffeinated.

    • 9:00-12:30

      Interactive Keynote: "New Expectations"

        The 10 crucial trends you need to know and run with in 2018, and beyond. All grounded in our Trend-Driven Innovation method and Trend Framework.

        There will be a 30-minute break halfway through this full morning session.

      • 12:30-1:45pm

        Eat & Meet

          Enjoy an energy-infused lunch break and broaden your trend-savvy network.

        • 1:45-2:45

          Workshop: "From Insights to Innovation"

            Using the Consumer Trend Canvas, work with our experts and fellow attendees to turn the day’s trends into disruptive business models and winning innovations.

          • 2:45-3:30

            Case Study & Workshop: "Future Proofed"

              Discover 8 steps to Future Proof your organization and design your roadmap to build an innovative culture, from the C-suite down.

            • 3:30-4:00

              Coffee Break

              • 4:00-5:00

                Interactive Keynote: "Long Distance Disruption"

                  Take a trip around the world in 80 innovations and pick the opportunities to apply in North America.

                • 5:00-5:30

                  Recap: Refresh & Reinvent


                  The Bowery Hotel

                  Old meets new in the acclaimed Bowery Hotel. Having become a staple of the Manhattan’s revitalized Lower East Side neighborhood, The Bowery Hotel brings you opulence blended with downtown cool.

                  Seminar Tickets

                  Early Bird available until January 31st, 2018. Act now to save $200!

                  For group rates (including a full table for your team), payment queries, or anything else, please contact Bas Bunnik, at

                  Contact us

                  Questions? Contact Bas Bunnik, our Global Event Coordinator, who will get back to you ASAP.

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