Food & Drink Futures Forum 2018
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Food & Drink Futures Forum

London - 21 November

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Overview

Our Food and Drink Futures Forum will examine the latest trends, ingredients and serves that represent consumers’ changing tastes and behaviour when it comes to what they eat. From how restaurants are combatting closures to the popularisation of moderation over teetotalism, our forum will explore the short-term and long-term trends that will enable your brand to plan successfully for 2019 and beyond.

Guest speakers will include industry leaders and innovators who will deliver key insights in a rapid-fire Q&A session. We will also host short bespoke clinics with our team of strategists who will aim to address your current consumer concerns

: Top: Farm.One, New York
: Right: The Orchard List by Hakkasan, London

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Why Attend?

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 2019.

Martin Raymond, co-founder, The Future Laboratory 

As well as gaining key consumer and industry insights, attendees will have direct access to our research and strategy teams, who will be on hand to answer questions on how best to apply and tailor these insights to your specific business needs. There will also be ample opportunities to network with your peers, industry influencers and the keynote speakers.

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Book your ticket now

Tickets can now be purchased at our Innovator rate.

For bulk-booking and member discounts, please contact Accountmanagers@thefuturelaboratory.com directly.


Quantity:
Currency: GBP

 
Innovator:


Early Adopter:
Late Adopter:

£750

until 27 September 2018

£850


until 25 October
2018

£950

 

thereafter

 

Agenda

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

We explore new flavours, new innovators and the latest trends that will define food and drink in the years ahead. We hear from leading industry innovators, present inspiring best-in-class case studies, and examine the attitudes and motivations of the latest food and drink consumer tribes. Guests will also enjoy a set lunch on arrival.

Please complete your details on the following form to download the agenda.

Speakers

Daniela Walker Insight Editor, LS:N Global

Daniela joined LS:N Global in 2013, and she now oversees the Micro Trend, Safari and Tribe sections of the website. She is also one of the lead writers for our annual macrotrends. Writing across the consumer lifestyle sectors, Daniela has a fondness for food and drink, advertising and all things gender-related. Before working at LS:N Global, Daniela was a freelance journalist, writing in-depth profile pieces on creatives such as chef Fergus Henderson and choreographer Akram Khan.

Chris Sanderson,
Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

Christopher Sanderson is co-founder of The Future Laboratory, where he is responsible for delivering the company’s extensive global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Stockholm and Helsinki. Clients who have booked one of his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Selfridges, M&S, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Aleksandra Szymanska,
Art Director, The Future Laboratory

With a background in critical design and a penchant for experimental art, Aleksandra is our go-to source for avant-garde concepts and speculative scenarios. Having started as a freelance contributor, she joined LS:N Global in 2014. Aleksandra charts current developments in art direction, design and 2D and 3D visual arts, building detailed analysis of the aesthetic directions emerging across lifestyle sectors. She has a wide personal network of curators, artists and designers, and enjoys acting as a connector between creative practitioners and the industry.

Tom Savigar, Senior Partner, The Future Laboratory

Tom has guided many of The Future Laboratory’s clients through some of the most challenging market shifts and global recessions of the past 10 years. With a much-expanded team, and offices in the US and Australia, he continues to do this, working with clients as diverse as Absolut, Cadillac, The Body Shop, Lamborghini, HSBC, Courvoisier, UBS, BMW, British Gas and Marks & Spencer.

Meredith Smith, Strategy Director, The Future Laboratory

Meredith Smith is a Strategy Director at The Future Laboratory, working with clients across retail, beauty, FMCG, conviviality and hospitality to make insights actionable, working with brands like VF Corp, Chanel, P&G, Pernod Ricard, L’Oreal and Hilton Worldwide’s Luxury Division. Meredith is obsessed with consumer behaviour, from mundane acts to guilty pleasures. Her specialist areas are also her passions – strategic foresight and innovation. 

 

Venues

The Future Laboratory’s home at Elder Street has its own story to tell. The Grade II-listed property is built on the site of a Roman cemetery and in the precincts of the medieval Priory and Hospital of St Mary Spital.

Located between London’s creative capital of Shoreditch and the financial heart of the city, it’s a short walk from Shoreditch High Street and Liverpool Street stations.

The Future Laboratory
26 Elder Street
London E1 6BT

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