Retail conferences and trend outlooks with high networking value

26 - 27 January 2017

Academy of Behavioral Economics

Strategic Leadership in the Conflict Between Regulation and Growth

15 March 2017

13th European Trend Day

Reinventing Places: Life between Cloud and Location

9 - 11 May 2017

Successful Multi-Unit Restaurant Management

Becoming the Leader of Managers

13 June 2017

Blockchain Valley Conference

Understanding the Revolution and What Comes Next


Past Conferences

16 January 2017

The Future of Power

Who Are the True Rulers of the 21st Century?

27 - 28 September 2016

17th European Foodservice Summit 2016

Navigating Through the Digital Storm

8 - 9 September 2016

66th International Retail Summit

More than Retail: Leadership 2020

13 June 2016

The Future of World Religions

Facts, Figures and Projections for 2050

31 May - 2 June 2016

Successful Multi-Unit Restaurant Management

Becoming the Leader of Managers

4 May 2016

Future of Work

Industry 4.0 and the Pursuit of Social Innovation

16 March 2016

12th European Trend Day – SOLD OUT!

High Touch, Not High Tech: New Desires in the Post-Digital Age

28 - 29 January 2016

Academy of Behavioral Economics – FULLY BOOKED!

The findings of behavioural economics are not only revolutionising science, those who draw the right lessons from typical behavioural patterns gain a strategic advantage for their organisations.

24 - 25 September 2015

16th European Foodservice Summit

Think Tank and Congress for the Restaurant Industry

10 - 11 September 2015

65th International Retail Summit

Borderless Retail: New Consumers, New Concepts, New Visions

11 March 2015

11th European Trend Day

The Ubernet: Power and purpose in tomorrow's world

11 - 12 September 2014

64th International Retail Summit

Retail 2020: Shaping future markets with man and machine

27 - 28 May 2014

Workshop Technology Disruptions

A unique gathering of very different and smart people should lead to new and outstanding insights and inspire cross-disciplinary, conceptual work on new business opportunities for Cisco.

19 March 2014

10th European Trend Day

Polarised markets: Consumption in the next society

26 February 2014

Food for Thought 1.14

Vaclav Smil: The future of food in the age of less

3 - 4 February 2014

The Future of Customer Relationships

Executive Workshop with Jerry Michalski

20 November 2013

Food for Thought 2.13

A dinner speech with Professor Allen Frances

10 October 2013

Graeber at GDI

Debt and the Future of Democracy

12 - 13 September 2013

63rd International Retail Summit

Growth? Where tomorrow's retail markets are created

11 September 2013

Gordon at GDI

The growth curves of Western states have been rising for the last 250 years. That's over now, says Robert J. Gordon: the West will have to gear itself to zero growth for the medium-term future.

13 March 2013

9th European Trend Day

Save the date: European Trend Day on 13 March 2013

10 January 2013

Sedláček at GDI

With growing unrest in the eurozone, rising tensions between national economies and increasing uncertainty on the global markets, we are living in a period of far-reaching change.

6 - 7 September 2012

62nd International Retail Summit

The ten biggest challenges for the future

5 September 2012

Food for Thought 3.12

Dr. Daniel Altman: Economic Outlook - the Most Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy

14 March 2012

European Trend Day

The Cult of Social -
Why relationships are the new currency

19 - 21 September 2011

12th European Foodservice Summit

The Summit is the number one European platform for the restaurant industry

7 - 9 September 2011

61st International Retail Summit

Re-generation - Resurrecting retailers and brands

25 August 2011


An afternoon with Martin Lindstrom

24 August 2011

Food for Thought 3.11

How Possession Possesses Us
On the Culture of Things

16 March 2011

7th European Consumer Trend Conference

The Return of Power - Who controls brands, media, people?

22 - 24 September 2010

11th European Foodservice Summit

The Summit is the number one European platform for the restaurant industry

9 - 10 September 2010

60th International Retail Summit

SIMPLICITY - How to make more with less

17 March 2010

6th European Consumer Trend Conference

How the Radical Price Revolution is Changing People

23 - 25 September 2009

10th European Foodservice Summit

The Summit is the number one European platform for the restaurant industry

10 - 11 September 2009

59th International Retail Summit

Back to Retail - Reinventing the Basics

13 - 15 May 2009

2. Leadership and Motivation

Foodservice Seminar - Strategies and Tactics for the 21st Century

13 May 2009

Food for thought 2.09

Bad Leadership: Bad leaders and what they teach us

11 - 13 May 2009

1. Successful Multi-Unit Restaurant Management

Foodservice Seminar - Growth, Development & Control

1 April 2009

5th European Consumer Trend Conference

HOPE - Why hope is better for business


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