"THE BEST INNOVATION CONFERENCE"

Join Starbucks, Netflix, Samsung, Red Bull, Lego & MTV to experience the future.
85% rate it the "best business event they've ever attended"
Innovation Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche Trend Hunter's Future Festival is specifically designed to be the world's best innovation conference — a place for the world's top innovators to prototype their future. 97% rate it the best innovation conference ever with a stunning 85% rating it the best business event in all categories. You'll experience next year's trends from the #1 trend firm, while prototyping 5 - 10 disruptive ideas using the same award-winning innovation workshops we've used to help NASA prototype the journey to Mars." – Jeremy Gutsche, CEO & NY Times Bestselling Author
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future festival attendee universal "The best, most engaging and most relevant business event I have ever attended." – Chief Strategy Officer & SVP of Marketing
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future festival attendee recommendation "Future Festival is a concentrated dose of inspiration and insights. This event is a must-attend!" – Associate Brand Manager
innovation conference attendee "No service out there captures Consumer Behavior as well as Trend Hunter" – Creative Development Manager, Ideation
future festival attendee paramount "An incredible experience that left me fueled and supported with new tools." – Creative and Business Development
future festival attendee chicago tribune "Future Festival created opportunities for our team and expanded our people's thinking." – CEO
future festival attendee aflac "Undoubtedly the most meaningful conference I've ever attended." – VP of Sales
future festival attendee budweiser "Any senior executive would benefit hugely from taking a couple of days and attending Future Festival." – Global VP of Innovation
Why Attend?

97% rate it higher than any other innovation conference

85% rate it the best business event they've ever attended

INC calls it one of the best innovation conferences to inspire your team


... and the last 6 events were 100% sold out. Here's why:

For context, Trend Hunter is the #1 trend firm & this is our EPIC innovation conference

Best Trend Research Company
We accelerate innovation for 500 brands, billionaires, CEOs & NASA
#1 Most Popular Trend Site = 3 billion pageviews & BIG DATA from 150,000,000 people
#1 Largest Trendspotting Network by 15x - an army of 200,000 hunters
Founded by NY Times Bestseller Jeremy Gutsche, a top innovation keynote speaker

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WHAT'S DIFFERENT?
Unlike other conferences, the Festival is a highly-choreographed, takeaway-focused immersion

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EXPERIENCE THE FUTURE vs. PASSIVELY LISTENING
30 CORE CONCEPTS vs. DISJOINTED MATERIAL
DOWNLOADABLE PRESENTATIONS vs. TAKE-YOUR-OWN NOTES
PERSONAL ASSESSMENTS vs. GENERIC CONTENT
ONE-ON-ONE ADVISOR TIME vs. LACK OF FOLLOW-UP
100% ENERGETIC & ACTIONABLE vs. RANDOM & OUTDATED
CULTURAL SAFARIS vs. VENDORS
WORKSHOPS WITH YOUR TEAM vs. LIMITED TAKEAWAYS


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DAY 1: EXPERIENCE THE FUTURE

8am - ARRIVALS & COLLISION (late arrivals okay)
You'll join the world's top innovators (no vendors) to experience the future before it happens

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1pm - KICKOFF KEYNOTE (or SECRET event for returning guests)
Sharpen your innovation skills with one of the world's top innovation keynote speakers

Innovation Keynote speaker Jeremy Gutsche

Our CEO, Jeremy Gutsche, is a New York Times bestselling author who has become an advisor to over 500 brands, billionaires, CEOs & NASA. As one of the world's top innovation keynote speakers, he'll kick-off the event with an unparalleled level of energy.

Learn how to innovate through chaos, uncertainty and periods of rapid change. By the end of this decade, only 40% of the Fortune 500 will still exist in a meaningful way. Jeremy disects 'why' to give you a series of methods you can use to make change happen, setting the innovation conference mindset. In TWO keynotes, he will reveal learnings from his New York Times Bestseller, client best practices and NEXT book, summarized into repeatable tactics, frameworks & workshop questions that will make you a higher performance innovator.

Video Highlights = 7,000,000 VIEWS!

2pm - 5pm - SAFARIS
Choose from 30+ innovation experiences, each paired with trend research & networking

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DAY 2: THE CONTENT SUPER SESSION

8:30am - 2018 MEGA TRENDS
Learn how to leverage the 18 most important megatrends shaping our world

Megatrends Top Trends Keynote Speaker

Leveraging our big data from 150,000,000 people, we've built the most-researched, most data-driven system for identifying opportunities. This unparalleled research leads us to 6 patterns of opportunity and the 18 most important mega trends shaping your future.

In this keynote, our CEO explains how to apply patterns to specific problems and how the mega trends conference content can be applied to your company.

Video Highlights = 2,500,000 VIEWS!

11-5pm - 2018 TREND CONFERENCE
Dive deeper into the future as you explore next year's trends with the #1 trend firm

Conference Research Topics

After completing several thousand custom trend reports for the world's most powerful innovators, we've had a rare glimpse into the future. When you combine that with our database of 300,000 ideas, army of 200,000 trend hunters, and big data from 150,000,000 people, you get an incredible trend conference day of inspiration.

Last Year's Top 20 Video = 1,000,000 VIEWS!

ALL DAY - FUTURE FESTIVAL BOOK
Follow along with our 150-page Future Book, app & frameworks, designed to maximize takeaways

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You'll love our 2018 Future Festival book because it includes all sorts of takeaways to maximize your experience and allow you to focus on your ideas, not taking notes:

Future Book Highlights
• Takeaways Notes, Frameworks and Key Insights from Each Speaker
• The Top 20 Trends in 2018
• The 2018 Megatrends Framework
• Workshop Exercises and Homework Questions
• Details for Trend Safaris & Future Party Technologies
• Our Curation of 100 Must-See Toronto Experiences
• Download details for the Future Festival App & Powerpoints

7pm+ - THE FUTURE PARTY
Decompress over experimental drinks, robots, AR, VR, drones and nanotech at our Future Party

Innovation Keynote speaker Jeremy Gutsche

After a decade of operating our own private bar, we have perfected the art of throwing a party. We can't reaveal all of our tricks, but last year's party included the following:
• VR, AR, drones, holograph machines & mind-readers
• A Robot Petting Zoo
• The world's first IBM Watson connected toy
• Exploratory cocktails & and flavor experimentation
• Secret VIP room with the world champion Whiskey mixologist (Thanks Beam Suntory!)
• Big data visualization and Trend Hunter's inner workings

DAY 3: INNOVATION WORKSHOPS

9am - 2pm - INNOVATION WORKSHOPS
Develop 5-10 disruptive ideas using the same workshops we've used to help NASA prototype the Journey to Mars (87% left with 10+ ideas)

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Turn insights into action on this remarkable day. You'll learn:
• High Performance Innovation Methods for Your Brand
• How to Get Better & Faster
• How to Find Overlooked Ideas Using Patterns & Megatrends

Important: Here's why most people attend in teams of 6+:
• Focus All Exercises on YOUR Company at a Private Table
• Develop 5-10 Company Specific Innovation Ideas & 20+ Next Steps
• Get a Group Innovation Assessment to See Strengths, Gaps & Opportunities

Innovators Who Send Teams: Starbucks, Disney, Visa, Adidas, Domino's, Aflac, Staples, Netflix, Microsoft, Hasbro, Red Bull, Universal, Target, Pepsi, VW, Walmart, Bayer, Honda

2pm - 5pm - BONUS EXPERIENCES (OPTIONAL)
Catch an early flight home OR join us for a couple more trend safaris of your choosing

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"I invite you to come with your team. I wish I'd asked more people to join me. If you experience [Future Festival] as a group, you can create a culture around it and that culture can be contagious around the whole company." - CEO, Club Monaco

"Thoroughly engaging, thought provoking, game-changing!" – CEO, Strategic Objectives

"Definitely worth the 6,824 miles of travel." – Product Development Dir, Mamas and Papas

YOUR PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE

FREE: INNOVATION ASSESSMENT
Supercharge your leadership development with 7-10 pages of personalized recommendations

Innovation Assessment
Get a personalized innovation experience with 5-10 pages of custom insight about your innovation archetype, how you innovate, your strengths and your blindspots. The innovation conference keynotes will dive deeper into what this means, but you'll leave the conference with personalized insight and if you bring a team to the event, you can get an organizational assessment to compare your team's behaviours and compision to the world's top innovators. The end result is to make this more than just a conference on innovation, but rather a training program with a remarkable level of personalization.

FREE 1:1 ADVISORY MEETINGS
Explore your assessment or favorite topics in a one-on-one with our research advisors

Trend Reports Custom Research and Consumer Insights
Before and after the innovation conference, you'll meet with your brand's dedicated advisor or one of our innovation experts to chat about your latest projects or tap our brains for other ways we can help you to inspire your next big idea. If you send a team, you can also use this time to chat about your team's innovation assessment. (Note: one consultation per brand)

FREE: 1 YEAR OF LEARNING CONTENT
Return home with actionable takeaways and $4k in tools, research and presentation materials

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OPTIONAL EPIC WEEKEND

OPTIONAL WEEKEND
Optionally, stay to experience 100+ innovations & a 1,000,000 person all-night modern art party

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TORONTO - Stay the weekend to enjoy Nuit Blanche, a 1,000,000 person all-night art festival where our epic metropolis is transformed by modern artists. PLUS, our Trend Hunter team curates a list of 100+ unique self-guided experiences in categories like retail innovation, technology, sports, flavor and fashion. This experience will reinforce the innovation conference concepts.

INNOVATION CONFERENCE AGENDA

Arrivals & Safaris

Wednesday Sep 27

8:30am @ Hyatt Regency

Flexible Arrivals (for Flights)

1 on 1 Meetings

Networking Ice Breakers

Self-Guided Expeditions

1pm @ TIFF Theater

Kick-off Keynote

1:30pm – 5pm

30+ Trend Safaris
at Mystery Locations

5:30pm @ Hyatt Regency

Future Party With Tech, Robots, Cocktails and an Open Bar

Conference Day

Thursday Sep 28

7am @ TIFF Theater

Delicious Breakfast

8am – 12pm

Innovation Keynote
Megatrend Keynote
4 Trend Keynotes

12pm – 1pm

Lunch

1pm – 5pm

Trend Keynotes

5pm @ Secret Location

Conference After-Party @ TBD

Workshop Day

Friday Sep 29

8am @ Hyatt Regency

Delicious Breakfast

9am – 1:30pm

Innovation Workshops
With Your Team

1:30pm – 5pm

30+ Trend Safaris
@ Mystery Locations

5pm @ Trend Hunter HQ

After-After Party: Cocktails & Robots
at Trend Hunter HQ

Optional Weekend

Sep 30 - Oct 1

SELF-GUIDED TOURS

100+ Innovative Locations Curated by Trend Hunter, including: The (Unofficial) Harry Potter Bar, Paint Lounge (with Wine), Ripley's Acquarium, Foodie Tours, and More.

Sunset to Sunrise

Nuit Blanche, a 1,000,000+ Person All-Night Art Festival With Building-Sized Art, Technology and Entertainment

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1. Register by July 31 for 1st Pick of Safaris


2. Register by August 15 for Early Bird Savings


3. Note: Tickets Will Sell Out

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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL RATES

Top Toronto Innovation Conference in Canada

Early-Bird Non-Client - Expires August 15
(FREE: Includes 1 Year of Trend Hunter PRO, worth $3,900)

$2,799 US $1,999 / ticket (save 29%)


Client Early-Bird   Check if I'm a Client [HERE]
$2,799 US $1,199 / ticket (save 57%)


Buy Team Tickets VIP Team Ticket Early-Bird - Buy 5 Get 1 Free
$2,799 US $1,666 / ticket ($9,990 total = save 40%)


88% recommend attending with a team of 6+ people. Here's why:
• TEAM WORKSHOPS - Work on 5-10 disruptive ideas for your brand
• VIP LUNCH - Send 1 VIP to a special innovation conference lunch
• RISK FREE - If you become an Accelerator, deduct this fee


NOTES: Brands only and no vendors. All innovation conference ticket sales are final. Fee includes: breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, hors d'oeuvres, the trend book, trend reports and admission fees to the trend conference safaris noon till the end of the workday on Friday. Early Bird expires August 15.

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