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FUTURE FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES
Our Top Los Angeles
Innovation Conference

On May 4th 2023 join the top innovators in Los Angeles to explore future trends & innovation. 85% rate Future Festival as the "best business event they've ever attended."
100-150 Top-Tier
Innovators
Innovation &
Trend Keynotes
1:1 Meetings &
Assessments
After Party &
Networking
Pro Platform
+ Takeaways
5-10
DISRUPTIVE
IDEAS
MAY
4, 2023
Innovation Keynote Seaker Jeremy Gutsche "Our Los Angeles Innovation Conference takes the most valuable content from our 3-day marquee Toronto event and packs it into one accelerated program. Learn upcoming future trends, consumer insights and disruptive innovations that will impact your industry. Get ahead of competitors with the #1 largest, most updated cutting edge trend firm. We look forward to seeing you at our top LA Innovation Conference!"

– Jeremy Gutsche, CEO & NY Times Bestselling Author

Our Los Angeles Innovation Conference

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Why Attend THIS Year
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Why You Should Bring Your Team
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Sample Keynote: Create the Future (3,500,000 Views)
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2023 Trend Report Sample (5 Minutes)

Our Los Angeles Innovation Conference looks to arm your team with the tools they need to succeed in 2022 and beyond. We’ll explore our brand new 18 megatrends that are shaping the world and then our trend presentations will analyze key drivers of trends in areas such as retail, gamification and Gen Z. You’ll also leave with over $4,000 of takeaway materials you need to turn this insight into action.

The best event I've ever attended, and we go to motorcycle races.”
— Head of Sensing and R&D, Los Angeles

An incredible experience that left me fueled and supported with new tools.”
— Creative and Business Development

More Info by Profession: Innovation, Insights, Marketing, Strategy, Trends

Join top innovators who attend our innovation conference series to get fresh, data-driven, applicable insights

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What's different at Our Los Angeles Innovation Conference?
Our 1-5 day innovation conferences are immersive, takeaway-focused training events

Safe Smaller Gathering
vs. Large Crowds
Cost-Effective 1-Day
vs. Days Away from Work
100+ Data-Driven Insights
vs. Outdated Material
Downloadable Presentations
vs. Take-Your-Own Notes
Individual Assessments
vs. Generic Content
One-on-One Advisor Time
vs. Lack of Follow-Up
Energetic & Actionable
vs. Random & Outdated

Futurist Keynotes at The Los Angeles Innovation Conference

Jeremy’s Top 10 Innovation Lessons of All Time
Jeremy’s Top 10 Innovation Lessons of All Time

Trend Hunter CEO and New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Gutsche covers the most prominent examples of innovation seen in multiple industries across a span of 20 years. This workshop discusses how change can lead to opportunities, detailing lessons about consumer trends and desires, gathered from Jeremy’s 15 years of keynote speaking.

The 18 Megatrends Matrix
The 18 Megatrends Matrix

The Megatrend Matrix is Trend Hunter’s way of navigating the fast-paced, ever-changing world of trend spotting. The 18 Megatrends are based on evergreen consumer desires, and this tool is particularly useful in times of reinvention, as it highlights how consumer desire manifests across industries.

Work Culture: Work Scenarios of a Post-Pandemic World
Work Culture
Work Scenarios of a Post-Pandemic World

Work Scenarios of a Post-Pandemic World explores how businesses can work to navigate the new normal and realign their cultures to accommodate new priorities. This session discusses how hybrid, remote, and in-office work models relate to the disruptive transformation of work and how this will continue to evolve in the coming years.

Micro-Generations, Post-Pandemic: The New Formative Years
Micro-Generations, Post-Pandemic
The New Formative Years

Generational behavior is heavily shaped by shared experiences and how they are internalized by different age groups. This topic is explored in depth during our micro-generations keynote, which gives a micro-segmented overview of nuanced groups and the reality of post-pandemic life.

Retail: The Hybridization of Shopping
Retail
The Hybridization of Shopping

As the retail space continues to evolve, the focus is being placed on offering enhanced in-person experiences that are unique and engaging, while still offering the convenient aspects of eCommerce. This keynote discusses how to find a perfect balance between these subjects while still leaving room for innovation and new ways of operating.

4 Elements of an Innovator: How to Innovate like a Rap Star
4 Elements of an Innovator
How to Innovate like a Rap Star

What are the elements of an innovator? The answer can be as simple as studying the elements of hip hop. This keynote explores innovation through a musical lens and uses a new, fresh take on Trend Hunter’s Create the Future framework to find common ground and new insight.

Innovators Series Interview
Innovators Series Interview

Join us and a surprise guest for a live, on-stage interview that deep dives into creative thinking, new ways of ideating and anecdotal advice from some of the world’s most respected names in business. We’ll share idea-hunting tips while exploring how challenges can be overcome to reveal hidden opportunities.

Future Tech: AI, Automation, Metaverse and The Super Future
Future Tech
AI, Automation, Metaverse and The Super Future

As AI, the metaverse, and NFTs become commonplace in our society, there is significant interest in the future of technology and its possibilities for the world we live in. When it comes to the superfuture, how will these technologies alter our world outside of consumer use?

Morning
  • 8:30 AM
    Morning Show
  • 8:40 AM
    Jeremy’s Top 10 Innovation Lessons of All Time
  • 10:10 AM
    Break
  • 10:30 AM
    18 Mega Trends Matrix
  • 11:15 AM
    Work Scenarios of a Post-Pandemic World
  • 12:00 PM
    Lunch
Afternoon
  • 1:00 PM
    Micro-Generations, Post-Pandemic - The New Formative Years
  • 2:00 PM
    Retail - The Hybridization of Shopping
  • 2:30 PM
    4 Elements of an Innovator - How to Innovate like a Rap Star
  • 3:00 PM
    Break
  • 3:20 PM
    Innovators Series
  • 3:40 PM
    Future Tech - AI, Automation, Metaverse and The Super Future
  • 4:10 PM
    Cocktail Reception

Schedule may be subject to change without notice until a week prior to the event.

Speakers at The Los Angeles Innovation Conference

Innovation Conference Speaker Jeremy Gutsche
Jeremy Gutsche
NYT Bestselling Author & CEO of Trend Hunter
Innovating in Chaos, Crisis and Recession
Innovation Conference Speaker Armida Ascano
Armida Ascano
Chief Content Officer & Renowned Speaker
Micro-Generations, Post-Pandemic: The New Formative Years
Innovation Conference Speaker Gil Cohen
Gil Cohen
SVP Client Success
Retail: The Hybridization of Shopping
Innovation Conference Speaker Sean Watson
Sean Watson
VP Special Projects
Future Tech: AI, Automation, Metaverse and The Super Future
Innovation Conference Speaker Jonathon Brown
Jonathon Brown
Chief Growth Officer, Emcee & Client Interviewer
4 Elements of an Innovator: How to Innovate like a Rap Star

Why visit? We'll suggest a dozen secret spots for after the Los Angeles Innovation Conference

Future Festival Los Angeles Why Visit

Get ready for an incredible LA experience, from sunshine to superstars. LA has something for everyone. Try finding your favourite star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a leisure stroll in Griffith Park, one of the largest urban parks in the US, or check out LA's famous underground scene for a more adventurous option. All of this gets you ready for the best Innovation Conference to hit LA, Trend Hunter's Future Festival. Gwen is a mouthwatering, chef-fueled restaurant on Sunset Boulevard that not only is a retail meat shop with in-house butchery, but has eclectic and delicious tasting menus. For cocktails afterwards, hit up the Edison. This fancy bar started the craft cocktail craze and continues to offer up unique items. For a little retail therapy, check out Acne Studios. The flagship retail store is a piece of artwork itself.

Plus, explore LA's secrets with a dozen of the best LA locations for innovation in our Future Festival conference book!

Conference Theatre
IPIC Westwood
10840 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, United States

In-Person 3-5 Day Festivals