The Trends for 2020

Bangkok Trend Event | Brought to you by Simplework
Pearl Bangkok Dome  •  8 November 2019  •  09:00 - 17:00

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2020. It’s coming! The mythical strategic horizon for a generation of trend watchers is upon us \o/

Except it brings on difficult questions. Are robots taking over our jobs? Is social media shaping toxic behaviors? Will millennials ever stop buying avocado toasts?!

Join our top analysts in Bangkok on Friday, 8 November and you’ll leave empowered to launch better innovations in 2020 and beyond!

Snapshot of past APAC attendees

Past APAC feedback

  • “The best”

    “The best trend event I've been to with an engaged, open-minded crowd and extraordinary networking opportunities.”

  • “Actionable”

    “A wonderfully actionable and immersive day into what is impacting the lives and behaviors of consumers globally. ”

  • “Inspiring”

    “An inspiring day of consumer trends and the opportunities they present to delight our customers; featuring actionable insights, from start to finish!”

  • “Great speakers”

    “Our team gained new perspectives, fresh insights and the speakers were great.”

  • “So important”

    “It's so important to think about the future; for our clients; for their customers; events like this enable us to do that in a very focused and efficient way!”

Bangkok program

  • 8:30 - 9:30


    Wake up with some coffee and networking

  • 9:00 – 9:30

    Reviewed & Renewed

    Kickstart the day with a rapid look at the major innovations that shaped consumerism
    in the last decade. Gain the insights and signal-analysis you need to not miss a single
    opportunity in the next decade.

  • 9:30 – 10:45

    Innovation Influx: Trends for 2020 - Part 1

    Join us as we dive into our first batch of trends shaping business and consumerism in
    2020 and beyond. We will break down key themes – including automation, digital
    wellbeing, new media, brand-owned currencies, and more – exploring what
    consumers are coming to expect, and how YOU can harness each of these trends.

  • 10:45 – 11:15

    Coffee Break

  • 11:15 – 12:00

    Innovation Roadmap

    Understand the end-to-end process of working with trends. Walk away with the set of
    tools you need to launch your next winning innovation!

  • 12:00 – 13:00


  • 13:00 - 13:45

    Panel Discussion

    Implications to SEA & Thailand

  • 13:45 – 14:30

    Death of Business Purpose & Fireside Chat

    Stepping into 2020 there are pressing challenges businesses must tackle. Learn
    why Purpose is the new Profit, and leave inspired to innovate for GOOD.

  • 14:30 -15:00

    Coffee Break

  • 15:00 – 16:15

    Long Live Purpose : Trends for 2020 Part 2

    Purpose is dead, long live purpose. Explore five trends that will serve your customers’ and
    the world’s best interests. The urgency of these trends is matched only by the opportunity
    within them. Consider yourself warned.

  • 16:15 – 17:00

    Welcome to the Future!

    Wrap up your learnings, pen down your innovation commitments, and get ready to take your trend insights out for a successful decade ahead!

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Our Bangkok Trend Event is brought to you by our exclusive partner in Thailand: SimpleWork. For any questions and queries please contact our Bangkok Event Manager, Rachada Apiromdej.


Pearl Bangkok Dome

The Pearl Bangkok building inspired by the "Pearl of the Andaman" with rounded shapes and beautiful colors. The Bangkok Trend Event will be held in the Pearl Dome, a half-spherical open space in the front of the building.

Past APAC event

Here's a video from our sold-out Singapore Trend Event on The Future of Experiences which took place in May 2019 at the National Design Centre.

Contact us

Our Bangkok Trend Event is brought to you by our exclusive partner in Thailand: SimpleWork. For any questions and queries please contact Rachada Apiromdej, our Bangkok Event Manager from SimpleWork, who will get back to you ASAP.

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