Sydney Trend Event
The Museum of Contemporary Art  •  21 August 2018  •  08:30 - 13:00

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Our Sydney Trend Event is now within touching distance!

We'll be joined in Sydney by marketers, innovators, strategists, technologists, and entrepreneurs, hailing from some of Australasia's brightest brands and most-brilliant agencies.

They'll be the first in the world to hear our take on the most impactful consumer trends for 2019.

If you'd like to join them, be sure to save your seat soon, as we do expect this event to sell out, any day now ;)

What 21 August 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 three future-focused sessions.

  • 3 A fast track

    Save time reading endless trend reports; just spend three hours to jump on the fast track to planning 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


    Your market and your competitors have gone through a relentless digital transformation and many are scrambling yet consumers retain their core human needs.

    Join Global Head of Trends & Insights, David Mattin, as he identifies 5 critical 2019 consumer trends (points of tension and opportunity) so that you can seize on tech-driven disruption to thrive in the year ahead.

  • 10:45-11:15

    Quick break!

  • 11:15-12:15


    In 2018, trust continued its decline across four key institutions in Australia (media, business, government and NGOs) and one thing became urgently clear. Brands must react, fast!

    Join Head of TrendWatching's Insight Network Nathania Christy as she dives into 5 trends that can repair and rebuild your relationship with your customer in 2019.

  • 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.

    Acacia 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!

  • 13:00-13.15

    Wrap up of the day!

Snapshot of who's joining on 21 August

What Sydney attendees said in previous years

  • “Awesome material”

    “A well-structured and inspiring day with awesome, actionable material.”

  • “Excellent seminar”

    “Excellent seminar, lively speakers; now it's time to build great plans for the year ahead.”

  • “Thought-provoking & actionable”

    “A thought-provoking, actionable day offering inspiration and insight.”

  • “Brilliant speakers”

    “The speakers were brilliant, very engaging. We'll start applying the trends they presented as soon as we get back to the office. ”

  • “We're buzzing”

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

  • “Truly inspirational!”

    “A truly inspirational day, jam-packed with new insights about our market and others.”

For you, and your team

Joining us in Sydney on 21 August 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 Asia’s retail revolution to 2019's social, cultural, technological 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. It’s going to be explosive.

If you're craving an unholy quantity of actionable insights from TrendWatching and you're forever short on time, these sessions are truly for you.

Sydney Tickets

Standard ticket price for Sydney is A$699

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


Museum of Contemporary Art

Beautifully located at Sydney's Circular Quay, the Museum of Contemporary Art will host our event on 21 August 2018.

Our Exclusive Accommodation Partner

The Collectionist Hotel is our exclusive accommodations partner for the Sydney Trend Event.

Use the code "trendwatching2018" to get 25% off bookings at The Collectionist Hotel when you travel to Sydney for our event!

Contact us

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

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