On July 15th, 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."
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 looks to arm your team with the tools they need to succeed in 2018 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
Why visit? We'll suggest a dozen secret spots for after the Los Angeles innovation conference
If you’re visiting LA, there is no shortage of exciting places to visit that are just a quick cab ride from our Los Angeles consumer insights event. Take in a Hollywood classic like Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard or visit one of LA’s underground locales to help set the tone for Los Angeles’ Innovation Conference, 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!
Innovation Conference Locations
The Landmark theatre in West Los Angeles is the upscale flagship theatre that comes complete with a beautiful Wine Bar — the site where Trend Hunter will be hosting the Los Angeles’ innovation conference Afterparty. The location offers a wide selection of wine and beer. Attendees will get to experience the future while enjoying this eclectic space.
10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Schedule for Los Angeles 2019
How to Win the Future
Future of Generations: The Evolution of Millennials, Boomers, Xs & Zs
Future of Play: Play, Nightlife and Entertainment
Future of Marketing: Hyperconnectivity & Becoming Consumer-Centric
Future of Life: Lifestyle Trends, Wellness & The Future Family
Future of Shop: Retail Innovation, Omnichannel & Marketing
Future of Work: Experience, Excellence & Engagement
Future of Innovation Tactics, Frameworks & Best Practices
The Super Future: AI, Robots, Globalization and the Mechanized Future
Networking After-Party with Cocktails & Appetizers
Networking Breakfast •7:30am
Meet and mingle with other attendees over a continental breakfast and a hot cup of joe.
How to Win the Future •8:30am
What great ideas are so close within your grasp? Most people don’t realize it, but you are much closer to new opportunity — and disruption — than you might think. As Bill Gates describes, business is going to change more in the next ten years than it has in the last fifty. In this highly rated keynote, you will learn how to stay ahead.
Networking Break •9:50am
Future of Generations: The Evolution of Millennials, Boomers, Xs & Zs •10:10am
Stop using labels like ‘Millennials.” Gain insight while uncovering new ways to think about modern consumers, what motivates them, and how to more accurately target them. Deep-dive Trend Hunter's Micro-Generations to unveil a more sophisticated approach to consumer behavior and segmentation.
Future of Play: Play, Nightlife and Entertainment •11:05am
Consumers of all sorts are prioritizing unique, worthwhile experiences over products. Dive into the evolution of entertainment expectations across travel, nightlife, leisure and all things fun and how that will impact and influence a variety of industries.
Future of Marketing: Hyperconnectivity & Becoming Consumer-Centric •11:30am
Modern technology has shifted how consumers engage with brands, and it’s no longer enough for ads to be entertaining and memorable. Uncover tactics for leveraging the future of marketing tech, authenticity and brand love to create impactful marketing strategies.
Networking Lunch •12:00pm
Future of Life: Lifestyle Trends, Wellness & The Future Family •1:00pm
Learn about the key drivers of consumer behaviour and how that is impacting wellness, travel and technology in the era of the personal brand. We’ll dive into what is motivating purchasing decisions, loyalty and how to create a meaningful connection to consumers.
Future of Shop: Retail Innovation, Omnichannel & Marketing •2:00pm
In order to understand the future of retail, forget what you think you know about siloed, multi-channel approaches, and accept that omnichannel – the creation of seamlessly interchangeable platforms across all entities – is the foundation for successful retailers.
Future of Work: Experience, Excellence & Engagement •2:30pm
Explore the ever-evolving dynamics of today’s workforce and learn why your organization’s success depends on understanding and applying the 4 ‘E’s of modern work culture. Be prepared to learn statistics and implications gleaned from the Trend Hunter Innovation Assessment, revealing what’s holding you back from building your best team yet.
Networking Break •3:00pm
Future of Innovation Tactics, Frameworks & Best Practices •3:30pm
Leaders today are under increased pressure to find winning innovation strategies, but there are few avenues to learn how others do it. Gathered from personal interviews with today's business leaders, this session focuses on reporting actual innovation techniques used in business today.
The Super Future: AI, Robots, Globalization and the Mechanized Future •4:00pm
Jeremy Gutsche closes the conference by painting a picture of what the
world could become in the more distant future. Extrapolating upon the
insights that Trend Hunter projects will shape the foreseeable future, Jeremy
touches on everything from technology to culture; focusing on opportunities
that can be leveraged for the better of society, our pursuits and the planet.
Networking After-Party with Cocktails & Appetizers •4:30pm
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