“The best trend event I've been to with an engaged, open-minded crowd and extraordinary networking opportunities.”
“A wonderfully actionable and immersive day into what is impacting the lives and behaviors of consumers globally. ”
“An inspiring day of consumer trends and the opportunities they present to delight our customers; featuring actionable insights, from start to finish!”
“Our team gained new perspectives, fresh insights and the speakers were great.”
“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!”
08:15 - 09:00
Get yourself checked in for the day ahead and enjoy a light welcome breakfast
From WeChat to WeWork, from Grab and GoJek to Gangnam Style, the last decade rewrote consumer expectations in radical ways.
Kickstart the day with a rapid look at the biggest strategic lessons of the 2010s and equip yourself with the foresight toolkit you’ll need to thrive in 2020 and beyond.
09:45 - 10:45
Dive into our first cut of trends shaping business and consumerism in the coming years. David will share five yet to be published trends for 2020, including BRAND COINS, METAMORPHIC DESIGN and SELECTIVE PRESENCE.
This keynote will explore the myriad of opportunities unlocked by new currencies, AI-powered marketing and biometrics, and we will persistently prompt you to plan your reactions.
10:45 – 11:15
11:15 – 12:15
In this interactive session, team up with fellow attendees to unpack and analyze one trend – AUTOMATION THEATRE – and learn the process of moving from trend insights to innovation ideas. Get your creative juices flowing as you work and compete with the room on one rapid-fire innovation challenge!
12:15 – 13:15
13:15 - 14:00
Join us for a candid fireside chat with Thailand-based industry leaders and innovators, as we discuss how key global consumer trends are playing out in the local market. Gain practical insights into local Thai relevance and implications of global themes, and leave ready to unlock new local opportunities!
14:00 - 14:30
Business of Purpose
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
15:00 – 16:00
Join us as we look at the five urgent macro shifts (from changing lifestyles, to tech-driven inequality, to the wellness economy, to a climate in crisis) that will impact every industry in the coming years.
We will reveal the five 2020 trends (including AIR DIMENSION and NEW HIRES) that will emerge from those shifts, giving you a chance to better serve your customers’ and the world’s best interests.
16:00 - 16:30
Wrap up your learnings, pen down your innovation commitments, and get ready to take your trend insights out for a successful decade ahead!
16:30 - 17:00
Our global attendees always say how much they value meeting like-minded peers. Join us for a round (or two!) of drinks and canapes, while fostering connections and exchanging insights with fellow future-focused minds!
One of Bangkok's most prestigious eco-intelligent buildings, The Pearl Bangkok, will be host to our Trend Event. Centrally located in hip and happening Ari, the event will unfold at the Dome, a half-spherical open space in the front of the building.