Business Models Inc Creative Village Now Open!

It was a pleasure to be back in Amsterdam for the opening of Business Models Inc. Creative Village in the former production area of the Kauwgomballenfabriek.

Like TrendWatching, The Creative Village was designed and built to inspire the next generation of companies. Here, new business models, value propositions, experiences and ventures are co-created.

The entire space is dedicated to innovation and has 6 different break-out rooms suitable for the different phases of innovation: The Garage, House of Design Thinking, House of the Future, House of Trends, House of Ideas, House of Prototyping. The break-out rooms are equipped with the latest techniques and means to bring facilitation to the next level.

Check it out here!:



tw:in - Lagos meet and greet

Our Nigerian Spotter Emeka Obia recently joined forces with Lola Pedro (Africa Regional Director at TrendWatching) to host a meetup for Lagos-based trend spotters. Emeka, Lola and 6 other trend spotters got together over drinks to discuss the topic of luxury in Africa. 🍹 Read more about it here.


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Quarterly - Glass Box Brands is live!

TrendWatching Quarterly Issue 3 is live! Dive into Glass Box Brands here.

In an age of radical transparency, your internal culture is your brand. Recent high profile scandals (hello Uber, hi Google) point to something bigger than corporate faux pas; they point to a massive shift in business and consumerism. A shift in the very nature of what it means to be a brand. One that no founder, CEO, strategist or marketer can ignore.

LIVE - Henry Mason in Norway

This week our MD, Henry Mason, is hitting Oslo for a number of exciting engagements including presenting CX trends to Nordic Choice and speaking at Kunde2017.

LIVE- Join us at Foresight & Trends

We’re excited to announce, our MD Henry Mason, will be speaking at Foresight & Trends in New York and what’s more, you can bag yourself 20% off a ticket when you register with this VIP code: FT17TRENDW

tw:in - Ghana meetup

On August 18th, within the grounds of Accra’s Impact hub – Ghana’s premier co-working space/incubation hub, 12 budding entrepreneurs congregated with TrendWatching’s Africa Region Director, Lola Pedro – to discuss trends, tw:in and getting Ghana on the trend-spotting global map.  Lola kicked off the event, with a brief presentation about TrendWatching followed by a more detailed description of the spotters network, given remotely by TrendWatching’s Head of tw:in – Anton Björklund. Read the full run down here.

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LIVE – Our event in collaboration with Else London

Last night we partnered with Else – a leading design experience consultancy and long-standing client of our Premium service – for a client focused event, built to deliver an exclusive take on THE FUTURE OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE. We unpacked the latest innovations within CX, as well as taking questions from the audience and networking with other CX professionals. Keep an eye on our social feeds for a greater recap of the night 😉

QUARTERLY – 3 exclusive innovator interviews

We interviewed PelotonWoodies Clothing & Else London to dive deeper into the mindset of CX innovators. Check them out here

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