London Trend Event
LSO St Luke's  •  4 October 2018  •  08:30 - 13:00

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2019 is on the horizon, picking up pace, here sooner than you think ;)

Our London team is excited to bring you the most impactful 2019 consumer trends and deliver actionable insights to you and your team, early October, still in time for some serious 2019 ideation.

Inside one super-focused, trend-driven, half-day session, David Mattin, Acacia Leroy, and Henry Mason will get you completely in the know, prepped and ready to prosper in 2019.

Featuring best-in-class innovation tracked by our global network of spotters, this is your opportunity to get inspired by Alibaba and the city of Edmonton, household names like Nike, Singtel, and Absolut, as well as the disruptive startups that you don’t yet know of but won’t soon forget.

What 4 October will bring

  • 1 The trends for 2019

    Experience the most opportunity-rich consumer trends for 2019, brought to life on-stage; big picture, tightly curated, and ready to apply as you make plans to prosper next year.

  • 2 Insight and opportunity

    Grasp the opportunities that next year presents to your organization, illustrated across dozens of real-world innovation examples, neatly wrapped up inside four future-focused sessions.

  • 3 A fast track

    Save time on reading endless trend reports; just spend three hours to jump on the fast track to ideation nirvana for 2019.

  • 4 Decks

    Receive a digital download of everything presented on the day.


  • 8.30-9:00

    Registration, coffee or tea

  • 9:00-10:45

    10 TRENDS FOR 2019 Part 1: Expectation Avalanche

    Your sector has gone through a relentless transformation, but another wave of change is on the horizon. Join Global Head of Trends & Insights, David Mattin, as he identifies 5 urgent trends reshaping consumer expectations in 2019.

    Brands will FUTURE PROOF employees and customers disoriented by the pace of change. Consumers seeking to reconnect will congregate around VILLAGE SQUARES. And for 2019’s LAB RATS, the pursuit of peak performance will mean endless experimentation.

  • 10:45-11:30

    Quick break!

  • 11:30-12:15

    10 TRENDS FOR 2019 Part 2: Walking the Tightrope

    Modern society is rife with tension. Brands must find their place between cultural, social and technological polar extremes. Managing Director, Henry Mason, takes us through 5 trends that will empower you to walk the tightrope that is 2019.

    In a world of shaken trust, subversive innovators will fly UNDER THE RADAR to find success. Learn how brands must cultivate ever-more polished and ethical AI-fueled IN-HUMAN RESOURCES, and see how your data-powered, INTIMATE CX can survive in a landscape of heightened privacy concerns.

  • 12:15-13:00


    An attendee favorite of our previous events series, we return with an exclusive dispatch from Acacia Leroy, our Singapore-based APAC trend expert.

    She will unveil and unpack a 2019 selection of tech, retail, fintech and customer experience trends (from ELECTRIC CITIES to OMNICHANNEL WELLNESS) that are reshaping Asian consumerism and destined to have a global impact. Miss it and miss out!

A few that have already confirmed their attendance

What London attendees said last time around

  • “A thorough tour”

    “Good all-round – not only giving us a thorough tour of current, interesting and relevant trends but also lessons in how to spot trends and how to apply them. ”

  • “Brilliant content”

    “Brilliant conference content but the real trick is TrendWatching’s ability to make it relevant to the audience.”

  • “A great morning”

    “Highly interesting and fresh content, it was a whirlwind tour and a great morning of learning and networking.”

  • “We're buzzing”

    “KIller content, great insights and we leave with our heads buzzing. ”

  • “Good crowd”

    “I really got a feeling for what’s new and have met many interesting people from all over the world. Good crowd! ”

  • “Thought-provoking”

    “Very thought-provoking. The event gave us a real competitive advantage to have a strong view on trends.”

  • “Fantastic day”

    “Fantastic day with very interesting presentations on new, trend-driven opportunities for our agency.”

  • “Inspiring and actionable!”

    “Understanding consumer trends is essential, this event was worthwhile, inspiring and actionable!”

For you, and your team

Joining us in London on 4 October will give you and your team the inspiration, foresight and focus required to glide through 2019 planning, and get ready to execute.

From the latest CX innovations to Asian tech developments to 2019's social, cultural and demographic shifts, our speakers will deliver a 360° view of the consumer landscape, in just one morning. No paid speaking slots, no sales pitches, no panels.

If you're craving an unholy quantity of actionable insights from TrendWatching and you're forever short of time, this morning truly is for you.

London Tickets

Super Early Bird ticket price for London is only £349

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


LSO St Luke's

Located on Old Street, at the heart of the City, LSO St Luke’s is arguably one of the most striking event spaces in London and will host our London Trend Event on 4 October 2018.

Contact us

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

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