Our Chicago Innovation Conference offers key insight into the forefront of the future. Hear from our roster of innovation speakers as they speak to shifts in consumer preferences and present key innovation tactics to help you stay ahead of the competition. Learn how industry shifts have changed culture, how a preference for authenticity has inspired new approaches to innovation, and see how industry trends can be broken down with Trend Hunter’s 18 Megatrends to shed insight into evolving consumer needs. Plus, much more!
This 1 Day event will feature keynotes where Trend Hunter Futurists will present real-world examples of how to reemerge to innovate from chaos with sessions that will provide actionable takeaways to accelerate the pursuit of your next big idea. Our Future Festival experience will help to spark inspiration, allowing you to network with fellow industry leaders as you explore globally-shifting ideas and experiences firsthand. Plus, all conference attendees will walk away with $4000 in takeaways, making it easier than ever to share your Innovation Conference experience with your colleagues following the event.
We are making up for lost time by hosting Future Festival on two different dates in Chicago! Join us on November 2nd, 2021 OR March 22nd, 2022.
Learn to navigate chaos with our tactical guidebook for disruptive thinking, innovation, and change. The new double-book includes The Innovation Handbook, an updated version of the award-winning bestseller: Exploiting Chaos.
In our era of rapid change, disruption and possibility, there are endless opportunities within your grasp. Everyone wants innovation, but most people don’t know how to make it happen, frequently falling into common neurological traps that lead to missed potential. How does one avoid these traps in order to attain true success?
There are plenty of sights to see while visiting Chicago for our CPG Innovation Conference. Following the conference, check out cultural hotspots such as the Design Museum of Chicago or the American Writers Museum. You can follow up your visit with a drink at Eno, where you can sample award-winning wine and enjoy their expansive cheese and chocolate menu. If you’re looking for something more adventurous, experience flavor innovation at Alinea Restaurant, whose menu focuses on molecular gastronomy with a variety of traditional foods that are deconstructed into new shapes, colors and textures.
Plus, explore a dozen more unique hotspots in Chicago with our exclusive Future Festival workbook!