Youth & Media Futures 2021

Virtual and In-house Presentations

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Our Youth & Media Futures 2021 presentations are designed for you and your team to engage with the latest trends set to impact the youth and media sectors over the next 3-5 years.

Perhaps you want to equip your team with the latest trends and practical insights, or maybe you are looking for an inspiring keynote to share with your team, department or entire company. These presentations can be hosted either online or in-house.

Choose from the Youth & Media Trends Rising presentation or The Zalpha Reckoning macrotrend presentation, sold separately or together as a collection featuring our full annual sector research.

Each presentation includes a free downloadable PDF of the Youth & Media Futures 2021 report, usually worth £250.

Header and Overview images: Carolina Carballo for The Future Laboratory; Laundrette of Dreams by Yinka Ilori for LEGO, UK

Laundrette of Dreams by Yinka Ilori for LEGO, UK
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Macrotrend presentation

The Zalpha Reckoning

A hybrid generation of Zalphas are entering brands’ consciousness. Wise beyond their years, these products of climate change are using their childhood – once a time of innocence – as a time for productivity.

Our new macrotrend offers a first look at what – or who – comes next: a transitional generation of Zalphas who are at the forefront of this technology paradox. As they learn how to navigate a world that both is and isn’t comprised of pixels, they are not seeing the physical and digital worlds as silos, but as equally important realities that can be layered on top of one another.

In this presentation, we cover:

: Drivers

Zalphas are carefully selecting which values they inherit from generations before them, taking on the Wild West of influencer culture, the burden of climate compassion and the urgency of financial wellbeing.

: Insight

Radical rationality is manifesting across industries, as brands respond to young people’s precocious nature with age-agnostic retail, entertainment, food and fintech innovations.

: Foresight

In the 2030s, this generation’s passing into adulthood will appear to come several years too late. So they will look ahead even further – reshaping policymaking, family structures and the very meaning of youth.

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Book our presentations

You can enquire about each of our Youth & Media Futures 2021 presentations separately, or get access to the full presentation collection, which includes Trends Rising and The Zalpha Reckoning macrotrend.

Each online or in-house presentation includes a free downloadable PDF of the Youth & Media Futures 2021 report, usually worth £250.

Youth & Media Futures collection:  


Trends Rising presentation 
+ Macrotrend presentation

Sold separately:

Trends Rising presentation
Macrotrend presentation

Looking for something more bespoke?

Our bespoke presentations enable you to experience our research through the lens of your own business. We can create or tailor our research to suit the needs of your business.
These presentations feature new research carried out by our foresight and strategy experts. These presentations include stakeholder and expert interviews that dig a little deeper to create something unique to your brand.

We also offer a live Q&A option for you to interact with our expert presenters and ask them questions.

Get in touch below to find out more about the customised prices.

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