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 epic LA Trends 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!
Schedule for Future Festival Los Angeles 2019
Networking Breakfast • 7:30am
Meet and mingle with other attendees over a continental breakfast and a hot cup of joe.
How to Make Innovation Happen • 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.
Generations: The Evolution of Millennials, Boomers, Xs & Zs • 9:30am
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.
Networking Break • 10:30am
Play: Future of Leisure, Nightlife and Entertainment • 11:00am
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.
Life: Lifestyle Trends, Wellness & The Future Family • 11:30am
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.
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.
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.
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
Tactics: 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.
Super Future: AI, Robots, Globalization and the Mechanized Future • 4:00pm
Jeremy Gutsche closes Future Festival 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 • 5:00pm