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Top 100 Eco Trends in September
Top 100 Eco Trends in September
From Zero Waste Pizza Packaging to Reusable Mascara Tubes
The September 2019 eco round-up showcases how designers are pushing the boundaries of material use and implementing new fabrication techniques. While Danielle Coffey is pioneering a new soap-making... MORE
Identifying DTC Trends for Strategy
Identifying DTC Trends for Strategy
Pres. Shelby Walsh Spotlights 3 Major DTC Trends for Strategy
The bonds formed between the buyer and seller are growing in importance as Millennials and Gen Z continue to enter the consumer market. Because of this, DTC brands are excelling by offering... MORE
Future Festival in Notable Life
Future Festival in Notable Life
Notable Life Reviews Future Festival from a Millennial Perspective
Millennials are entering into and excelling in the workplace but for some, navigating the professional world and trying to be a catalyst for change can be a daunting task. This is one of the many... MORE
The Review: Trend Hunter's Shelby Walsh, Top 30 Women in Tech
The Review: Trend Hunter's Shelby Walsh, Top 30 Women in Tech
President Shelby Walsh in The Review
Every year, DMZ’s The Review celebrates 30 Toronto-based women that are making a difference in the tech world. Carefully chosen for their entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to take calculated... MORE
50 Premium Alcohol Innovations
50 Premium Alcohol Innovations
From Aromatherapy Cocktail Blends to Academic Whisky Tastings
These premium alcohol innovations range from aromatherapy cocktail blends to academic whiskey tastings. The latter, Jameson’s Academy Experience, consists of both an exclusive whiskey tasting... MORE
Future Festival in Inc. Magazine
Future Festival in Inc. Magazine
Future Festival is One of the Top Conference Picks for 2017
With 2017 in full swing, many of the world’s top innovators are on the lookout for conferences and events that will help them sharpen their skills and prepare for the year ahead. To help busy... MORE
RIU Republica & Signature Vacations: Part Three
RIU Republica & Signature Vacations: Part Three
A day of catamaran fun at the RIU Punta Cana
It was Day 3 at the RIU Punta Cana and I gently awoke without an alarm and gazed out at the ocean. The warm sun and the sand on my feet were finally starting to permeate my being. My first move wasn MORE
RIU Republica & Signature Vacations: Part One
RIU Republica & Signature Vacations: Part One
We Visited the Newly Opened RIU Republica Punta Cana
One final click and the trip was booked! I was off to the sunny beaches of the Dominican Republic. Thank you, Signature Vacations! I had been to the Dominican Republic only one previous time.... MORE
Purposeful Pop-Up
Pop-ups center around topical local issues and how to address them
Implications - Businesses across industries are using pop-ups to highlight local causes (that are also globally relevant) in order to market their personal brand, while also engaging their customers. In an age where consumers are increasingly in-tune with both regional and global issues–and willing to support those causes–brands creating pop-up spaces that do so are prioritizing the empowered and goal-driven customer.
Workshop Question — How could your brand create pop-up experiences that target regional or global issues?
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Sustainable Tree Planting
Sustainable Tree Planting
Trend Hunter is Planting 1,000,000 Trees
The Amazon Rainforests are on fire, which some global leaders have declared as a global emergency.  If you’re like most people, you’re probably worried but unsure about how to help.... MORE
APCO Worldwide's 5 Future Festival Takeaways
APCO Worldwide's 5 Future Festival Takeaways
APCO Recaps Their Future Festival Experience
The actionable takeaways presented at Trend Hunter’s Future Festival are designed to empower all attendees, no matter what industry they represent. APCO Worldwide joined Trend Hunter at this... MORE
Futurist Ady Floyd on the Future X Podcast
Futurist Ady Floyd on the Future X Podcast
Ady Floyd Speaks to the Process of Making a Keynote
Those attending Future Festival can expect keynote presentations from Trend Hunter’s team of Futurists that are as engaging as they are informative. To gain better insight into the process in... MORE
Future Festival in Cult/Tech
Future Festival in Cult/Tech
Lee Schneider Details His Takeaways on the Future of AI
It’s hard to engage in meaningful discussion about the future of technology without exploring the changes that will be brought about by artificial intelligence. Trend Hunter’s Future... MORE
Future Festival in The Hype Magazine
Future Festival in The Hype Magazine
President Shelby Walsh Shares Future Festival Insights
Trend Hunter’s Future Festival has made a name for itself as one of the most innovative conferences consumers can attend, largely due to the vast quantity of industry insights, trends and... MORE
Trend Hunter in Strategy
Trend Hunter in Strategy
Strategy Highlighted Four Insights from Trend Hunter's 2019 Trend Report
Staying ahead of consumer demands in the retail industry is no easy task, which is why brands are leveraging Trend Hunter’s crowd sourced database to fuel new ideas and to get inspired. Strategy... MORE
Move the Dial Interviews Shelby Walsh
Move the Dial Interviews Shelby Walsh
Shelby Walsh Discusses Cross-Pollination and Diversity
When Trend Hunter’s President, Shelby Walsh first started at the company, there were only three employees. Now, the Trend Hunter team sits at over 50 employees and fuels brands like adidas and NASA.... MORE
Future Festival on Best Buy's Blog
Future Festival on Best Buy's Blog
Best Buy's Trend Experts Share Their Future Festival Experience
Last week, innovators and industry leaders from across the globe attended Trend Hunter’s Future Festival World Summit—an energetic and immersive three-day experience in Toronto. Among... MORE
play_circle_filled The Good Men Project: Jeremy Gutsche, Winning the Future
The Good Men Project: Jeremy Gutsche, Winning the Future
CEO Jeremy Gutsche Discusses New Keynote
It’s not uncommon for people in leadership positions to be hesitant about change and innovation, but as Trend Hunter’s CEO Jeremy Gutsche discusses in his latest keynote, change and... MORE
Wool Magazine: Shelby Walsh Shares Four Emerging Patterns
Wool Magazine: Shelby Walsh Shares Four Emerging Patterns
President Shelby Walsh in Wool Magazine
Wipro’s Wool Magazine brings together global leaders and industry trailblazers to spark conversations about the latest innovations and unique challenges that result from all things “cool.&... MORE
Trend Hunter in Perishable Pundit
Trend Hunter in Perishable Pundit
Scott Uehlein of Sonic Explains How He Uses Trend Hunter
When it comes to finding new food and flavor concepts, chefs are known to look for inspiration in some unlikely places. For Chef Scott Uehlein, Vice President of Product Innovation and Development... MORE
Future Festival in the Huffington Post
Future Festival in the Huffington Post
Najeeb Khan Shares His Takeaways from Future Festival 2017
Right now, top innovators from across the globe are pouring over their notes from Future Festival 2017, “the world’s best innovation conference.” While some came to learn how to... MORE
Future Festival in the Financial Post
Future Festival in the Financial Post
Rick Spence Reviews Future Festival for the Financial Post
Last month, Trend Hunter hosted more than 700 of the world’s top innovators in Toronto for three days of trends, insights, and innovation. While the event is now over, many attendees are still... MORE
RIU Republica & Signature Vacations: Part Two
RIU Republica & Signature Vacations: Part Two
A Dune Buggy Excursion with Signature Vacations
After a incredibly relaxing day at the beach and the poolside bars at the Riu Republica, it was time to explore some of the nearby activities. We set off on our dune buggy adventure organized by... MORE
Future Festival on Notable.ca
Future Festival on Notable.ca
Notable Life Provides Its Review of Future Festival 2017
While Future Festival 2017 may have wrapped up here in Toronto, many attendees are still buzzing with the energy of the conference. One attendee from Notable Life—“Canada’s leading... MORE
play_circle_filled Slow-Motion Photo Booths
Slow-Motion Photo Booths
Attendees Created Their Own Slowmo Videos at Future Festival 2016
Although the thought of jumping up and down while wielding a plastic sword may not sound like the average conference activity, this is exactly what attendees experienced at Trend Hunter’s... MORE