Food & Drink Futures 2020

Online Event - 29 October


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Overview

Our Australia and Asia-pacific Food & Drink Futures online event takes an in-depth look at industry-specific trends, exploring everything new and next in the sector that is set to affect the future consumer in the next 3–5 years

Guest speakers will include industry leaders and innovators who will present valuable insights in a rapid-fire Q&A session. We will also host a short strategic implications session with our co-founders who will aim to address your current consumer concerns.

Image credit: Future of Food & Drink by Victoria Ling for The Future Laboratory
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Why Join?

‘Fast changing flavour profiles and constant new product launches make it harder than ever to discern fleeting fads from true mindset shifts. Our Futures Forum will help identify the key trends that will take over the food and drink conversation in 2020.’

Martin Raymond, co-founder, The Future Laboratory

The online event will take place from 3:30pm to 5:30pm AEST. Each of our trend presentations will be supported by a programme of live talks, panels and Q&A sessions, designed to keep you focused and motivated while you work from home.

The video presentations and live Q&A sessions will be available for you to watch on-demand following the live event.

Image credit: Uprooted Diets by The Future Laboratory and LOVE creative

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Agenda

A detailed global market overview highlights the key obstacles and opportunities in the sector.

We take an in-depth look at the biggest shifts in the food & drink sectors, and present the key rising trends to help you navigate this changing landscape. We hear from leading industry innovators, present inspiring best-in-class case studies, and examine the attitudes and motivations of the latest food & drink consumer tribes.

 

Please complete your details on the following form to download the full agenda once it has been released.

Book your tickets now

You can now book tickets to our online event.

Purchase a ticket to the event separately, or as part of our new Food & Drink Futures collection which also includes our Food & Drink Futures 2020 PDF report, launching on the day after the event.

Members of LS:N Global get discounted access to this event. Please contact your account manager at accountmanagers@thefuturelaboratory.com to receive your discount code. Members can also access the new report when it launches on LS:N Global.

If you are based in the UK or Europe, you can book tickets to our Food & Drink Futures online event taking place on 22 October at 3:00pm BST here.

Food & Drink Futures Collection:

Includes Online Event ticket + Report $640
(approx £350)


Sold separately:

Online Event Only $275
(approx £150)

Speakers

Chris Sanderson
co-founder, The Future Laboratory

Chris is responsible for delivering the company’s global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in major cities around the world. Clients who have booked his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Martin Raymond
co-founder, The Future Laboratory

Martin is editor-in-chief of LS:N Global, the online lifestyle news and consumer insight portal. Having written several books on trend forecasting, including The Trend Forecaster’s Handbook and The Tomorrow People, Martin contributes regularly as an expert on trends and business for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV.

Joshua Ng
head of Bompas & Parr Hong Kong

Born in Hong Kong, Joshua studied at University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to Hong Kong in 2010 to develop his food and beverage (F&B) business with his twin brother Caleb. The new consulting brand, Twins Kitchen, has a vision to bridge the gap between design and restaurant operation to create a better dining experience. The brothers also own pioneering third-wave café Common Ground, and Preset, a mould-breaking retail event space with a hybrid coffee bar, Interval, in the heart of Central. They have also collaborated with Leica to create Cafe Leitz by Interval, in Hong Kong. Josh also started Hong Kong’s first F&B incubator programme, Taste Kitchen. Overseas, they also own Gao, a Chinese dumpling bar in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jade Miles
podcaster (Futuresteading), editor (BioLogical)

With a 20-year career in nature-based tourism and food and wine, Jade is a business-builder, farmer and fair food advocate driven by a desire to see a shift towards localism, simplicity and a rebuilding of cultures that honour communities and seasons. This straight-talking storyteller thrives on the hubbub of collaboration, feeding on ideas that evolve with time and input from others. She gets a kick out of the start-up phase of new businesses and is always on the lookout for a new idea.

Chris Sanderson
co-founder, The Future Laboratory

Chris is responsible for delivering the company’s global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in major cities around the world. Clients who have booked his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Martin Raymond
co-founder, The Future Laboratory

Martin is editor-in-chief of LS:N Global, the online lifestyle news and consumer insight portal. Having written several books on trend forecasting, including The Trend Forecaster’s Handbook and The Tomorrow People, Martin contributes regularly as an expert on trends and business for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV.

Joshua Ng
head of Bompas & Parr Hong Kong

Born in Hong Kong, Joshua studied at University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to Hong Kong in 2010 to develop his food and beverage (F&B) business with his twin brother Caleb. The new consulting brand, Twins Kitchen, has a vision to bridge the gap between design and restaurant operation to create a better dining experience. The brothers also own pioneering third-wave café Common Ground, and Preset, a mould-breaking retail event space with a hybrid coffee bar, Interval, in the heart of Central. They have also collaborated with Leica to create Cafe Leitz by Interval, in Hong Kong. Josh also started Hong Kong’s first F&B incubator programme, Taste Kitchen. Overseas, they also own Gao, a Chinese dumpling bar in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jade Miles
podcaster (Futuresteading), editor (BioLogical)

With a 20-year career in nature-based tourism and food and wine, Jade is a business-builder, farmer and fair food advocate driven by a desire to see a shift towards localism, simplicity and a rebuilding of cultures that honour communities and seasons. This straight-talking storyteller thrives on the hubbub of collaboration, feeding on ideas that evolve with time and input from others. She gets a kick out of the start-up phase of new businesses and is always on the lookout for a new idea.