Future Festival’s Orlando innovation conference will probe what makes Millennials and Gen Z tick and reveal findings from our 100 million person virtual focus group relating to retail, IoT, taste and preference, and much more. Discover how our 18 megatrends can help push your team to the next level, and turn insight into action with our takeaway materials including a personal assessment and recap presentation decks.
The best, most engaging and most relevant business event I have ever attended."
— Chief Strategy Officer & SVP of Marketing, Universal Orlando
If you want to plan for a better, faster, and winning future for both you and your business, Future Festival is for you."
– Director, Global Innovation Sourcing
Join Trend Hunter CEO and New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Gutsche as he shares compelling innovation stories spanning the course of 20 years and a 15-year keynote speaking career. He highlights the best innovation examples while exploring how chaos and uncertainty can drive success.
Trend Hunter’s Megatrend matrix is explained in detail during our 18 Megatrends Matrix session, exploring how opportunities can be ceased in our post-pandemic world. The tool maps the world’s fast-moving trends to evergreen consumer desires and spotlights how consumer desires will manifest across industries.
Work Scenarios of a Post-Pandemic World gives employers the tools needed to navigate today’s ever-changing work landscape. The rise of hybrid work models is a direct response to changing priorities and employee expectations, and this session looks at how these systems will continue to evolve moving forward.
Our Micro-Generations session breaks down how generational behavior is the result of internalized experiences that are shared by the masses. Different generational groups are viewed through a micro-segmented lens with a focus on how the pandemic has impacted us all in varying ways.
As we continue to understand the impact of the pandemic on things like tourism, nightlife, and media consumption, there are uncertainties regarding the future of entertainment. As entertainment and nightlife experiences reopen, a new conversation about what consumers consider “fun” is being ushered in.
Translate the “4 elements of hip hop” into pillars for innovation with our How to Innovate like a Rap Star session. An updated take on our Create the Future Framework, the keynote explores creative thinking through the lenses of DJ, MC, Breakdancing and Graffiti.
Sit in on a live, on-stage interview with a surprise guest who will share their path to success while breaking down how challenging times lead to opportunities. This session reveals the best innovation tactics through personal anecdotes and compelling stories from some of the world’s most respected names in business.
With innovations like the metaverse, AI and NFTs infiltrating our daily lives, technology is accelerating faster than ever before. Our Superfuture, Future of Tech session dives into how these complex technologies will continue to shape our lives moving forward following the pandemic.
Schedule may be subject to change without notice until a week prior to the event.
Orlando is one of the biggest tourist destinations in the US, and with Disneyworld, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld there, it’s no surprise as to why. Our Orlando Innovation Conference will show you global trends, but if you want to experience them first-hand, head to the East End Market. The next generation of farmer's market and eatery, this is a creative hub that facilitates a better understanding of sustainable food when it comes to your eats and supporting the local economy. For dinner, check out the CowFish at Universal Orlando. It’s a burger and sushi bar that gets creative with food. Ask for the “Burgushi.” For dessert, cash in some calories at the Sprinkles Cupcake ATM in Downtown Disney, or go on a culinary adventure in the city with the highest number of food trucks per capita!
Explore our favorite Orlando secrets examples of innovation while in Orlando!
CMX Cinemas Plaza Café 12
155 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801