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  • Event InnovationOctober 10th 2011IMEX Las Vegas Rohit Talwar
  • ContentsPresentation p3About Fast Future p 36Image Sources p 43
  • Convention 2020• Global strategic foresight study to help the meetings industry prepare for the decade ahead - Industry-wide sponsors• Outside-in focus• Multiple outputs Nov 2009 – December 2011
  • Engaging Gen Y / Gen Z CEED Slovenia
  • Serving Multiple Learning Styles PCMA Learning Lounge
  • Collaborative Design - LIFT
  • Collaborative Events – Gastro
  • Participant Rich Design SPINCon
  • Total ImmersionFood Service Network
  • Gamification - Cisco
  • Co-located BreakoutsGlobe Forum – Silent Conference
  • Trade Show Innovation• Routes / Network• Health Industry Distributors• United Food Processors
  • Reinventing Trade ShowsSociety of Automobile Engineers
  • Experience-Led Trade Show Food Inspiration
  • Creating ExperiencesAdelaide Convention Centre
  • Innotown – Simple and Slow
  • Rigorous Curation / Event Design
  • What’s the Technology Horizon?Image source: Frog Design
  • Technology Gets Personal By 2020 all conferences and exhibitions I attend will offer a totally personalised experience, tailor-made to my needs, and offering whatever technological tools are needed to make the event fully interactive so I can engage with and influence the content of the event. 77%Image source: 1093 respondents
  • Total Customisation In 2020, the personal comfort of attendees will be much more important to organisers than today. Individuals will be able to obtain personalised menus at meals, there will be many options for entertainment and relaxation, e.g. customised seating. Organisers will make far better use of information about individual attendees than they do today. 70%Image source: 1093 respondents
  • Real Time / Predictive AnalyticsImage source:
  • TMT – Convergence and ImmersionTelephony Connectivity• Voice • Cellular• Messaging • Up to 14 bands• SIM card • WLAN/BT• Phonebook • GPS• Ring Tones • NFC• Security • FMData/ MultimediaEnterprise • Camera 8-16M • Camcorder• 100Mbps • 24M Color Display• Email • Memory (160GB)• IMS • Multiformat A/V• Browsing • HD Video/TV out• VPN • Games• PIM• Ecommerce Software (50-100M Tps) • Protocols • DRM• Payments • Middleware • Applications • User Interface • Minimize fragmentation
  • What I Want – When I WantImage sources L-R: / /
  • New Analytics and a New Knowledge InfrastructureImage source:
  • Augmented Reality / Heads UpImage sources L-R: /
  • Haptics / Holograms / Interactive SurfacesImage sources L-R: / / blogspot. com
  • Haptics TechnologyImage source:
  • Holographic LaptopsImage source:
  • Wearable DisplaysImage source:
  • Immersive WebImage source:
  • TeliaSonera in Sweden claims a 76% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions • Reducing business travel by more than 50% • Increasing the use of tele-meeting services, by 15-20% per year 76% CO2 • Reducing the office area/employee reduction by a total of 50% • Reducing total energy consumption by more than 30% • Green electricity from 2007 • Introducing mobile working 2001 2009Image source: Telia Sonera
  • TeliaSonera TelePresence Meetings Stockholm-Helsinki• Number of meetings: 464• Reduced number of journeys: 1.392 – 500,000€ in travel costs• Saved working time: 40 months• Reducing carbon dioxide emissions by: 169,000 kgImage source: Telia Sonera
  • Meeting ModelsSource: Tandberg
  • Next Steps –How Can You Get Involved Tell us about your event innovations!
  • Roundtables organized by1 – AMC or PCO?2 – Insurance for Events3 – Membership Recruitment and/or Retention4 – Using Events to Build Brand Awareness5 – Building Relationships in New Markets6 – Conference Sponsorship (A)7 – Conference Sponsorship (B)8 – Hybrid & Virtual Conferences (A)9 – Hybrid & Virtual Conferences (B)10 - Expanding to Latin America11 – Green Meetings12 - Holding a Meeting in China13 - Social Networks & Online Communities (A)14 - Social Networks & Online Communities (B)15 – Using Social Media to Market your Event16 - TBC
  • About Fast Future
  • Fast Future• Research, consulting, speaking, leadership• 5-20 year horizon - focus on ideas, developments, people, trends and forces shaping the future• Clients – Industry Associations – GE, Nokia, Pepsi, IBM, Intel, Samsung, GSK – Governments in Dubai, Finland, Nigeria, Singapore, UK, US – Aeroports de Paris / Schiphol Group – Vancouver Airport Services – EADS / Siemens Airport Services – Mauritius Duty Free – Amadeus / Travelport – Qatar Airlines – Saudi Tourism Commission – Intercontinental Hotels
  • Rohit Talwar• Global futurist and founder of Fast Future Research.• Award winning speaker on future insights and strategic innovation – addressing leadership audiences in 40 countries on 5 continents• Author of Designing Your Future – Published 08/2008• Profiled by UK’s Independent Newspaper as one of the Top 10 Global Future Thinkers• Led futures research, scenario planning and strategic consultancy projects for clients in telecommunications, technology, pharmaceuticals, banking, travel and tourism, environment, food and government sectors• Clients include 3M, BBC, BT, BAe, Bayer, Chloride, DTC De Beers, DHL, EADS, Electrolux, E&Y, GE, Hoover, Hyundai, IBM, ING, Intel, KPMG, M&S, Nakheel, Nokia, Nomura, Novartis, OECD, Orange, Panasonic, Pfizer, PwC, Samsung, Shell, Siemens, Symbian, Yell , numerous international associations and governments agencies in the US, UK, Finland, Dubai, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.• To receive Fast Future’s newsletters please email
  • Designing Your Future Key Trends, Challenges and Choices Facing Association and Nonprofit Leaders• 50 key trends• 100 emerging trends• 10 major patterns of change• Key challenges and choices for leaders• Strategic decision making framework• Scenarios for 2012• Key futures tools and techniques• Published August 2008• Price £49.95 / €54.95/ $69.95• Email invoice request to
  • Our Services Bespoke research; Identification & Analysis of Future Trends, Drivers & Shocks Public Speaking, In- Company Briefings, Accelerated Scenario Seminars and Planning, Timelining & Workshops Future MappingPersonal Futuring forLeaders and Leadership Expert Consultations &Teams Futures Think Tanks Identification of Design & Facilitation of Opportunities for Innovation, Incubation Innovation and Strategic & Venturing Programmes Strategy Creation & Investment Development of Implementation Roadmaps
  • Example Projects• Public and private client research e.g. : – Convention 2020 – The Shape of Jobs to Come – Department for Business, Innovation and Skills – Designing Your Future (Published August 2008) – book written for the American Society of Association Executives & The Center for Association Leadership – Travel and tourism e.g. The Future of Travel and Tourism in the Middle East – a Vision to 2020 – Future of Travel and Tourism Investment in Saudi Arabia – Scenarios for the global economy for 2030 and the implications for migration – Global Economies – e.g. The Future of China – the Path to 2020 – Winning in India and China – Aviation and Airports e.g. Aviation 2030 – Meetings, conferences , exhibitions and events – e.g. One Step Beyond – Future trends and challenges for the events industry• Strategic advice to industry players• Confidential advisory and coaching services to CEOs and top teams• Public speaking at public conferences and in-company events• Future thinking workshops and retreats
  • Our Clients
  • Image Sources
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