Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Presentation
Date: Monday, July 22 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Javits Center | New York, NY
Presentation: The Hard Facts About the Soft Home Textiles Business in America
Speaker: Joe Derochowski, Vice President, Home Industry Advisor, The NPD Group
Overview: If you're headed to the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, join Home Industry Analyst Joe Derochowski on a panel session about business trends in the textile industry.
8th P&B Japan / Nutritious Food Ingredients EXPO
Date: Monday, July 23 | 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. JST
Location: AOMI Exhibition Hall B, Tokyo Big Sight
Speaker: Rei Ishikawa, Account Manager, Japan Foodservice, The NPD Group | Sayaka Azuma, Account Manager, Japan Foodservice, The NPD Group
Overview: P&B JAPAN is an annual B2B exhibition designed to promote active networking for bread and confectionery business ranging from ingredients to equipment. Rei Ishikawa and Sayaka Azuma are invited as guest speakers, they will deliver presentations on “Bread/Pizza Trend” and “Health Trend in OOH market” respectively.
2019 Cosmoprof North America: The Beauty of Sustainability
Date: Monday July 29 | 4:15 p.m. PDT
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Presentation: The Beauty of Sustainability
Speaker: Larissa Jensen | Executive Director, U.S. Beauty Industry Analyst, The NPD Group
Overview: Sustainability is a requirement for new and existing brands as well as a driver of innovation and opportunity across the Beauty industry. Join NPD Group beauty analyst Larissa Jensen for an exploration of North American beauty trends, the role of sustainability, and the beauty industry’s response. This mini-journey evaluates the impact of sustainability on the beauty market now and in the future by identifying challenges and opportunities created by the changing beauty retail and consumer landscape. Dive into the key trends including current well-executed sustainability strategies and opportunities for the future.
IFMA Marketing & Sales Conference
Date: Wednesday, August 2 | 8:05 a.m. – 8:35 a.m. CT
Location: SWISSÔTEL | Chicago, IL
Presentation: Emerging Restaurant Consumer Trends
Speaker: David Portalatin, Vice President, Food Industry Advisor, The NPD Group
Overview: Generational change, shifting food values, and higher cost are among the challenges to growing total restaurant customer traffic. At the same time, outsized growth is being achieved across multiple platforms in the industry. This session will examine the emerging consumer behaviors that lead to growth opportunities in today’s rapidly changing restaurant market.
Date: Tuesday, August 6 | 12:30 p.m. EDT
Location: New York, NY
Presentation: The Evolution/Revolution of the Consumer and Intimates Market
Speakers: Todd Mick, Executive Director, Fashion Apparel, The NPD Group | Kristen Classi-Zummo, Director, Market Insights Apparel, The NPD Group
Overview: Join The NPD Group’s executive director Todd Mick and market insights director Kristen Classi-Zummo for an exploration of what’s trending in U.S. apparel and intimates today. This mini-journey evaluates the evolving consumer and dives deeper into the key themes to help direct your current strategies and shape opportunities for the future.
SOURCING AT MAGIC
Date: Monday, August 13 | 11:30 a.m. PDT
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Presentation: The Impact of the New Consumer: Today and Tomorrow
Speakers: Beth Goldstein, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Accessories & Footwear, The NPD Group | Kristen Classi-Zummo, Director, Market Insights, Apparel, The NPD Group
Overview: Join NPD’s Beth Goldstein and Kristen Classi-Zummo for an exploration into the changing dynamics of the North American fashion consumer. In this interactive presentation, Beth and Kristen provide insights into the ways the ‘new’ consumer is influencing the shape of the footwear, accessories, and apparel industries and the impact on retail now and for the future. From Gen Z to Boomers, the influence of each generation is being felt across the board. It’s not about age, it’s about life stage, transparency, sustainability, convenience and accessibility, experiences and so much more. You’ll come away from this presentation with an understanding of ways to overcome the challenges presented by today’s consumer to achieve growth for your business.
Canadian Restaurant Leadership Summit
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Welcome cocktail party – November 4, 2019 4:30 p.m.
Location: Arcadian Court | 401 Bay Street | Toronto, ON
Overview: How Will You Ignite Growth? Join Canada’s restaurant industry leaders to explore new ways to ignite growth through evolution, transformation, and innovation. Hosted by The NPD Group and CWB Franchise Finance, this event features an impressive lineup of thought leaders who will share the latest perspectives on your industry’s most talked-about topics. You’ll hear from CEOs, culinary leaders, industry innovators, and more.