Our Inspiring New York
Innovation Conference

From May 16th-17th, join New York's top innovators as they unlock new trends & opportunities.
85% rate Future Festival as the "best business event they've ever attended."
Innovation Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche Our two-day New York Business Conference immerses you in the most important trends while connecting you with top innovators from across the city. This is Trend Hunter’s second year bringing the insights of Future Festival to New York City, so we’re pumped to make this a memorable and valuable experience. See you at the conference!" – Jeremy Gutsche, CEO & New York Times Bestselling Author
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WHAT'S DIFFERENT?
Unlike other conferences, the Festival is a highly choreographed, takeaway-focused immersion

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EXPERIENCE THE FUTURE vs. PASSIVELY LISTENING
100+ DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS vs. OUTDATED MATERIAL
ENERGETIC & ACTIONABLE vs. RANDOM & OUTDATED
WORKSHOPS WITH YOUR TEAM vs. LIMITED TAKEAWAYS
DOWNLOADABLE PRESENTATIONS vs. TAKE-YOUR-OWN NOTES
INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS vs. GENERIC CONTENT
ONE-ON-ONE ADVISOR TIME vs. LACK OF FOLLOW-UP
CULTURAL SAFARIS vs. VENDORS

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Our New York Innovation Conference

Our New York Business Conference combines the best of our trend research with our proven innovation strategies. It will kick off by diving into the 6 Patterns of Opportunity outlined in CEO Jeremy Gutsche’s New York Times bestseller, ‘Better & Faster.’ The event will also highlight a variety of informative, data-based trend modules that will explore everything from Millennial consumers, to the future of IoT. Best of all, you’ll walk away with $4,000 worth of presentation materials, as well as access to our exclusive Innovation Assessment — a comprehensive tool that will help you to identify key strengths and development points for your company.

future festival attendee club monaco "I invite you to come with your team, because that's something you want to share. That's something you want to create a culture around, and we can all learn from this." – CEO, Global Brand President
innovation conference attendee "TrendHunter Future Festival gets you thinking in a new way about what is possible!"
– Director, Consumer Insights

Consider new perspectives with Nicholas Thompson, a leader in media and emerging technologies

Nicholas Thompson editor-in-chief Wired Magazine

Nicholas Thompson, the editor-in-chief at Wired Magazine, contributing editor at CBS and CNN International, cofounder of The Atavist and former journalist and editor of The New Yorker, will take the stage at Future Festival New York to participate in a short question and answer session. During this time, Nick will speak with Jeremy Gutsche to discuss the latest innovations in the industry, what’s to come, and what maintaining an awareness of recent trends can do for business.

Why visit? We'll suggest a dozen secret spots for after the New York innovation conference

New York Innovation Conference Venue
Looking to discover trends & innovation in New York?
Whether you’re a lifetime New Yorker or you’re visiting the city for the first time, our New York business conference is the perfect opportunity to check out the top trends in action. Some of the city’s most innovative hotspots include places like Dirt Candy, which is a vegetarian tapas restaurant that is changing the face of good-for you-food and good-for-you cocktails. For those more interested in testing out the latest technology, the Apple Cube is an underground store that showcases the company’s most impressive products. To cap off a long day in the city, there’s no better place to decompress than at the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. With 10 shuffleboard courts available, you can grab a molecular cocktail and then challenge your friends to a little friendly competition.

Plus, explore a dozen more unique places in New York with our special Future Festival trend book!

Location and Venue

Landmark 57 is located west of Central Park’s south entrance on 12th Avenue. This venue is where trend presentations will take place for New York’s Future Festival innovation conference.

The presentation day lunch will be held just down 57th street at Ousia, a one-minute walk from the theater.

Workshops and the Future Party will be at Stage 48 Events, where you’ll have the chance to explore the latest in technology, sip cocktails and network.

Agenda & Topics

Trends & Innovation Conference Agenda
PRE-WORK: Innovation Assessment
7:30 - Breakfast
8:30 - Innovation & Megatrend Framework - Jeremy Gutsche, Innovation Keynote Speaker
9:30 - Generations - The Evolution of Millennials, Boomers, Xs & Zs
10:30 - Networking
11:00 - Play - Future of Leisure, Nightlife and Entertainment
11:30 - Shop - Retail Innovation, Omnichannel & Marketing
12:00 - Networking Lunch
1:00 - Life - Lifestyle Trends, Home & The Future Family
1:30 - Work - The Future Workplace & Gamification
2:00 - Start-ups, Intrapreneurship & Business Model Innovation
2:30 - Tactics - Innovation Tactics, Frameworks & Best Practices
3:00 - Networking
3:30 - Tech - AI, Futurism & Emerging Technologies
4:00 - The Super Future - Futurism with Jeremy Gutsche
4:30 - Application Workshop
5:30 - After-Party With Networking, Apps & An Open Bar
TAKEAWAYS - 2018 Trend Report, Frameworks, Homework & "What I Learned" PPT

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