A new year inspires new ideas and innovations! As we reflect on a year full of mood-boosting goods, plant-forward finds, and climate-conscious consumers, it’s time to envision the trends of tomorrow. Join experts from Mintel, IRi, and Datassential to look at the consumer trends of 2022 and what we can expect to see in 2023 and beyond!
About the Presenters:
Lynn Dornblaser is the Director of Innovation & Insight at Mintel. With more than 30 years of experience, she applies her unique perspective on the market and new product development to tailored client research. She has been quoted by major US news organizations, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, and CNN.
Mike Kostyo is the resident Trendologist and an Associate Director at Datassential. Mike oversees the company’s seven TrendSpotting magazines, custom client publications, and he leads trend immersion tours and ideation sessions across the country. He has been featured on WGN Radio, CBS Radio, and Food Network’s “Eating America.”
Joan Driggs is the Vice President of Content and Thought Leadership, IRI + NPD. Joan attributes curiosity as key to her 30-plus year career as a results-driven market researcher, CPG trade journalist and thought leader. Joan’s thought leadership work regularly serves as a foundation from which IRI teams develop innovative, holistic solutions for clients, and is regularly showcased during top-to-top client meetings, industry conferences and webinars, media, academic and custom studies. Her motto: Make the shopper the hero. Joan hosts the IRI Growth Insights podcast (download today!) and is frequently quoted in leading industry media. She supports industry organizations such as NextUp and Les Dames d’Escoffier International. In 2021 and 2022 she was recognized by Progressive Grocer and EnsembleIQ as a Top Woman in Grocery.