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On May 6th, join top innovators in Austin to explore emerging trends and prepare for the future.
97% rate it higher than any other innovation conference."
Innovation Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche Our one-day Innovation Conference accelerates innovation, bringing the best of Trend Hunter's innovation content, keynotes, and seminars to Austin. Our keynotes analyze emerging trends and consumer insights, helping you learn how to navigate industry changes and prepare for the future. We look forward to seeing you there!”
– Jeremy Gutsche, CEO & NY Times Bestselling Author
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WHAT'S DIFFERENT?
Our 1-day innovation conferences are immersive, takeaway-focused training events

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Our Austin Innovation Conference

Our Austin Innovation Conference is designed to help you accelerate innovation as you pursue your next big idea. You will learn the tried-and-tested Trend Hunter frameworks that identify the patterns that are shaping our world, preparing for years ahead as you navigate the chaos of emerging trends. You will also have the opportunity to meet top innovators at an immersive Future Party and go home with $4000 in takeaway materials to help you find better ideas faster.

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innovation conference attendee "Inspiring, full day of reviewing how the world is changing around us, enlightening us on how important it is to understand trends and include those in our day-to-day business."
– SR Manager, K&I Stills Innovation

Why visit? We’ll suggest more than a dozen innovation hotspots for you to explore following the Austin Innovation Conference

Austin Innovation Conference Venue
Austin is a vibrant city, with a multitude of inspiring, innovative businesses to be explored. Following our one-day conference, you can enjoy visiting popular tourist attractions like the State Capitol or the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. After your visit, eat some lunch at Lucky Robot, a sushi restaurant that prides itself on sustainably sourced fish and seafood, or grab a drink at the Milonga Room, a trendy cocktail bar that will transport you to another era with its vintage aesthetic. The Brewer’s Table is another great Austin hot spot, with a large beer menu that focuses on fermentation, or you could secure a table at popular speakeasy Midnight Cowboy.

Plus, explore more unique hotspots in Austin with our exclusive Future Festival trend book!
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Schedule for Austin 2020


Morning
Breakfast + Registration
Pre-Book Launch + Super Future Keynote
Break
Forecasting Micro-Generational Desire
Rewriting the Rules of Retail
Lunch
Afternoon
Unpacking Consumer Behaviour
Cracking the Leisure Code
Marketing in the Crisis of Authenticity
Break
Future-Proofing Work Culture
Innovating through Ritual
Networking + After-Party
7:30 am
Breakfast + Registration
8:50 am
Pre-Book Launch + Super Future Keynote
10:20 am
Break
10:50 am
Forecasting Micro-Generational Desire
Generational thinking gets an update through a new approach to segmentation. Deep-dive the Micro-Generations to uncover the answer to what today’s consumer truly desires and why.
11:40 am
Rewriting the Rules of Retail
Inspect the motivations behind consumers’ purchasing behaviors and what it means to offer a purposeful retail experience. What can you do to become more customer-centric?
12:10 pm
Lunch
1:10 pm
Unpacking Consumer Behaviour
Learn how opposing trends are competing to shape consumer psychology and behavior. How is your brand plugging into major cultural shifts?
2:00 pm
Cracking the Leisure Code
To learn what consumers really want, look no further than what they do in their free time. Find out what motivates consumer leisure choices and what they mean for your business.
2:30 pm
Marketing in the Crisis of Authenticity
Explore how marketing has changed to reach an age where traditional tactics no longer exist. What is the best way to capture the attention of a consumer who craves authenticity?
3:10 pm
Break
3:40 pm
Future-Proofing Work Culture
Deep-dive the new definition of work/life balance using Trend Hunter’s Innovation Assessment. What does today’s consumer – perhaps even your own employees – consider a good corporate culture?
4:10 pm
Innovating through Ritual
Explore case studies of how the most innovative people productionize out-of-the-box thinking within their teams. Are our imagined orders helping or hurting innovation? How can you create new ones?
5:00 pm
Networking + After-Party

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