Our experts share their insights at events and organisations across the world that champion creativity and innovation. Here’s where they’re speaking this year.
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Stylus is proud to be a member of, and partner to the German Design Council – Germany’s leading authority on design. The council works to promote society's awareness of design and supports its members with interdisciplinary knowledge sharing centered around design, branding and innovation, facilitated networking and the support and promotion of new talent.
2-13 May, Hybrid
As part of Vitafoods Europe 2022, Stylus' content director Mandy Saven will be presenting a keynote offering a look at how new flavour dimensions are impacting NPD, particularly when it comes to wellness, permissible indulgence and taste exploration.
Sex is no longer taboo, as cross-generational global consumers turn attention to their sexuality and intimate pleasure. Stylus’ senior beauty editor, Lisa Payne, collaborated with GCI to deliver a keynote exploring shifting consumer attitudes, product innovation and engagement initiatives in the pleasure space.
Stylus partnered with StratFest, held by 4 A's, to deliver a session centered around America's Latinx consumers. Stylus' Sarah Mohsen, Advisory Strategy Manager, offers a critial view of the attitudes and needs of this consumer segment, key engagement strategies and the overlooked brand opportunities.
For the third event in the 2021 series, Stylus' director of Consumer Lifestyle led a discussion around the plant-based trend and future directions, unpicking the drivers behind the trend, the latest innovations and key challenges and considerations when developing plant-based products.
What will the role of flagships be in an increasingly decentralised world? In partnership with Frame magazine, Stylus' director of Brand Engagement Katie Baron was joined by Frame’s editorial director Robert Thiemann among industry leaders from Adidas and ASA Studio Albanese to discuss the changing retail mix for brands post-pandemic.
A virtual forum for thought leaders from across the beauty industry, the Inclusive Beauty Summit is an opportunity to connect and identify how to overcome the challenges of hiring, marketing, formulation, product development and retail to appeal to a more diverse consumer.
How will new workplace habits and behaviours change for the next generation of digital natives? Stylus partnered with British American Business for a discussion on the evolution of tech and its impact on the way we live and work, featuring our Global Director of Advisory Services, Dr Antonia Ward.
As stores start opening their doors again, what does this mean for physical retail? Stylus' director of Brand Engagement Katie Baron joined Vans and and the Green Room for a podcast discussion on operational and engagement challenges along with the latest innovations in the space.
Stylus' director of Brand Engagement Katie Baron spoke alongside British Fashion Council, Liberty London & Vogue Business in a dedicated panel ‘Innovation in Tradition: The Changing Rituals'. The discussion formed part of the first-ever digital London Fashion Week, shedding a light on the value of tradition as a tool to help futureproof fashion and retail.
Stylus is proud to be partnering with MakeUp in for its 2021 global event series, taking place in Shanghai (7-8 July), New York (22-23 September), Paris (20-21 October) and Los Angeles (2022), where innovators in skincare and make-up share the latest trends. Our experts attended to navigate the key strategies you need to know when developing new beauty products.
Nov, Los Angeles
For the first time since the pandemic, Beauty Connect West returned to face-to-face with pitching sessions and panels for indie brands and the biggest conglomerates. Our experts attended to network with decision makers and disrupters across the beauty and personal care industry.
Oct, New York
For the first time since the pandemic, LuxePack New York returned to in-person – bringing together the largest luxury brands across multiple categories. Stylus' US editor Emilia Morano-Wiliams delivered a keynote session around inclusivity and packaging, spotlighting how packaging can play a key role in celebrating diverse cultures, while delivering elevated accessible experiences.
YMS:LDN was back in-person with two days of youth trends, insights, brand case studies and Gen Z voices. Stylus' Advisory Strategist Ima Shah led a panel to discuss why standing up for Gen Z and activism have become vital to marketing strategies.
Hosting its third virtual event and drawing together top brands and the most influential thought leaders from across the industry, YMS:Online USA spanned over three days full of youth trends, insights, brand case studies and Gen Z voices. Stylus' Retail & Brand Comms editor Rebecca Hobbs moderated a panel about Gen Z’s love of shopping across different price points.
May 2021, Online
What are the lessons brands can learn from the USA e-commerce market? Stylus' director of Brand Engagement Katie Baron took part in a virtual panel for the Department for International Trade and eCommerce Expo discussing actionable trends and future-facing insights. Discover practical information on cross-border e-commerce opportunities.
Sylus' global director of Advisory Services, Dr Antonia Ward, made an appearance at Advertising Week 2020 to present Reimagining Retail for a Post-Covid Era. The reimagined virtual event focussed on bringing the marketing, media, technology, and creative industries together to drive change.
How will the beauty industry survive the pandemic? Stylus' senior Beauty editor Lisa Payne joined a live discussion alongside at WeCosmoprof to talk new opportunities in a changed environment – from emerging local cultures, strategies for crisis management, to the accelerated rise of wellness.
At Stylus we’re passionate about highlighting and celebrating innovation. We proudly partnered with Fashion District for a second time in 2020 for the 'Retail Futures 2020: Fashion District Innovation Challenge Prize', created in collaboration with the Fashion Innovation Agency. The challenges are designed to find innovative solutions to current industry issues across retail, manufacture & design.