Korea Foodservice Lunch Seminar
Date: Thursday, Jan 24 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Spark Plus | Gangnam, Yeoksam Station | Seoul, South Korea
Presenter: Jooyeon Kim: Head of Korea Foodservice, The NPD Group
Sungja Kim: Account Manager, Foodservice, The NPD Group
Overview: Grab the table: CVS and delivery of restaurants vie for at-home food occasion. Explore trends and opportunities with NPD’s foodservice industry analysts, Jooyeon Kim and Sungja Kim. Hear the latest insights on critical retail food trends to watch in 2019.
Outdoor Retailer Trend Presentation and Breakfast
Date: Thursday, January 31 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. MT
Location: Denver, CO | Colorado Convention Center, Room 401
Presenter: Matt Powell, Senior Industry Advisor, Sports and Julia Clark Day, Executive Director, Sports, The NPD Group
Overview: In what has become a must-attend feature of the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, analysts from NPD’s Sports team will discuss current retail and consumer trends at the Outdoor Trends and Consumer Insights presentation and breakfast. See where the marketplace is going and what consumers are thinking. Attendees will better understand current market trends and dynamics, explore who is coming into which stores, and discover what drives them there.
FN PLATFORM Kick-off Presentation
Date: Tuesday, February 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PT
Location: Las Vegas, NV | Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Level 2, Room N255
Presenter: Beth Goldstein, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Footwear and Accessories, The NPD Group
Overview: The footwear market saw positive growth in 2018 and continues to gain momentum. Kick off FN PLATFORM with a dynamic market overview from Beth Goldstein, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Footwear and Accessories, The NPD Group. Beth will share the latest consumer trends, channel impacts, and key categories that drove growth. Plus, learn which trends will captivate consumers in the year ahead and where you can expect to find opportunity in 2019. Following the presentation Beth will take questions from the audience.
2022 – An Innovation Odyssey
Date: Sunday, March 3, 2:30-3:20pm CT
Location: McCormick Place, Innovation Theater, Lakeside Center | Chicago, IL
Presenter: Joe Derochowski
Overview: Changes in eating habits have long been closely aligned with changes in housewares Industry trends. In this session, The NPD Group's Joe Derochowski will review today’s home product trends, in light of the latest eating habits -- detailing their many and varied effects on the housewares industry. Leveraging NPD’s powerful data-forecasting capabilities, Joe will review the expected changes in eating habits in 2022. This presentation will also explore the ways housewares retailers and manufacturers can innovate their businesses, to better align with these expected trend shifts, so companies can effectively plan for what's coming in the years ahead.
U.S. Food Summit
Date: Tuesday, April 23 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Chicago, IL | Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Overview: At the 2019 NPD Food Summit, we will dive into the current consumer mindset and explore how operators can engage in new ways all along the Path to Consumption® in order to win the moment. Competition is tougher than ever. People just want to eat – they don’t care if their meals are sourced from a restaurant, a retailer, or somewhere else. Winning the Moment requires creativity, innovation, and a deep understanding of when and where you have the most influence. Discover how to make sure your product or brand is prominent in the consumer’s decision set.