An obstacle for many businesses today is how to build teams that are armed with fast-changing consumer information, and the tools to apply it strategically. The most compelling and entertaining way to bring this intelligence to life is through one of our highly subscribed live events.
Our Food & Drink Futures Forum 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 include industry leaders and innovators, and attendees receive an extensive Food & Drink Futures Report offering further insights into the market and implications for their business.
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‘As consumers demand more transparency across sectors, the food and drink industry will have to reconsider everything from their ingredients list to their labelling initiatives and their marketing strategies.’
Martin Raymond, co-founder, The Future Laboratory
As well as delivering 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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A detailed global market overview highlights the key obstacles and opportunities in the sector, looking at a wide range of topics from the dining out habits of consumers to the raging war between brown and white spirits.
Tickets for our Food & Drink Forum on 22 November are now sold out.
If you would like to book this event as an in-house presentation for your own business or event please complete your details on the form and our team will get in touch.
Our Food and Drink Futures presentation is an invaluable road map of the key trends set to affect the food and drinks sector over the next 3–5 years. Our analysts will arm your team with insights and a toolkit to help your brand adapt to shifting consumer expectations and capitalise on technological advances in the sector.
Citizen consumers and producers, empowered by social media and the internet, are together leading a revolution to reset the global dining agenda. A more holistic view of food and drink, taken as a cornerstone of health, beauty and wellbeing, in balance with the environment, is driving innovation.
Mark has 25 years’ experience in sustainable development, and works to support the wider food team in devising and delivering a series of collaborative and innovative projects with Forum partners and other stakeholders designed to ensure we move to a fairer, healthier and more equitable global sustainable food system.
Tony is a globally renowned bartender and mixologist who works with Michelin-starred chefs and food scientists to understand the chemistry behind how flavour works and how technology can be used to intensify its effects. He also works with artists, architects and designers to explore aesthetic concepts that he incorporates into his drinks and the design of his bars. In 2007, Tony founded Drink Factory – a group of pioneering drinks researchers – to put his ideas into practice. At their laboratory in East London, Tony and his team create new drinks that feature on the menus at their award-winning bars, including 69 Colebrooke Row, Bar Termini Soho, Bar Termini Centrale and Untitled.
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