The Trends for 2020

New York Trend Event
Metrograph  •  1 October 2019  •  09:00 - 13:00

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

Could there be a better time to spend a day immersing yourself in an expert-curated view of what's next? ;)

Join our top analysts at Metrograph in the Lower East Side on Tuesday, 1 October and you'll leave energised, inspired and ready to make 2020 the start of something special!

Snapshot of past New York attendees

Past New York feedback

  • “Super insightful”

    “We had a great time, it was super insightful and thought provoking.”

  • “Well worth it”

    “A good day offering an actionable set of trend-driven takeaways relevant to our market. Well worth it.”

  • “Wonderful delivery”

    “Wonderful content and delivery. I could listen to TrendWatching's speakers all day long.”

  • “Great”

    “Great sessions offering solid next steps with plenty of actionable insights to recall and put to work!”

New York program

  • 8:15-9:00

    Breakfast + Networking

    Enjoy a light welcome breakfast and morning networking!

  • 9:00-9:30

    Reviewed & Renewed

    Veganism was fringe. AI was a distant dream. Taking a picture of your lunch was... weird. How the world has changed!

    Kickstart the day with a rapid look back at the last decade of innovation. Then equip yourself with the toolkit you’ll need to thrive in 2020.

  • 9:30-10:45

    Innovation Influx: 10 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.

  • 10:45-11:30

    Your Future Partners - Networking

    Coffee break & networking!

  • 11:30-12:00

    Racing Ahead: Asia in 2020

    Buckle up for a lightning round of the best-in-class innovations coming out of Asia. From Hyderabad to Hangzhou, experience a snapshot of the future for the rest of the world. Gain valuable insights that you can translate and adapt for your business, both abroad and at home.

  • 12:00-12:50

    The Death of Purpose: 10 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.

  • 12:50-1:00

    Ready, Set, Go!

    A quick-fire review of the key themes and learnings from the day.

New York tickets

Save your seat from $232 with Early Bird rates

For group rates, payment queries or anything else, please contact our New York Event Manager, Anton Björklund, at anton@trendwatching.com.

Venue

Metrograph

Metrograph is a boutique two-screen theatre and event space on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

2018 events

Here's a video from our sold-out Sydney Trend Event in 2018.

Contact us

Questions? Contact Anton Björklund, our New York Event Manager, who will get back to you ASAP.

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