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Special Events 2007 - 2013

Review Trendincite's past events.

"Olfactive Trends Quick Peek Part Deux"

Event: Sniffapalooza Fall Ball
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Place: Emporio Restaurant
231 Mott Street
New York, NY 10012

This mini presentation is a quick peek at some fun olfactive, multi-sensory and ingredient driven fragrance and flavor trends. Event features multiple speakers.


"TrendWatch Inspiring Innovations"

Event: HBA Global Expo
Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Time: 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm
Place: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY

Being successful in the future starts with understanding the future; once you understand the future you can start developing products accordingly. In this session, we'll present current global trends forecast and how they affect the beauty consumer. Hear how to translate current trends into your design and innovation of new products, new markets and new applications.


"Sixth Annual On Trend Excursion with Amy Marks-McGee (Trendincite LLC) & Jeanine Pedersen (Takasago)"

Event: Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Time: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Place: Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Amy Marks-McGee of Trendincite LLC and Jeanine Pedersen of Takasago will be hosting the 6th annual WFFC NYC sensory fragrance and flavor trend excursion. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. This excursion will feature a visit to a hip cold-pressed juice shop, a salon with indie and niche fragrance and personal care products, and an artisan chocolate boutique. Cold-pressed juice samples, chocolate samples, and lunch at a local farm to table restaurant are included.


"Olfactive Trends Quick Peek"

Event: Sniffapalooza Spring Fling
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013
Time: 12:15 pm to 2:30 pm
Place: Benoit Restaurant
60 West 55th Street
New York, NY

This mini presentation is a quick peek at some fun olfactive, multi-sensory and ingredient driven fragrance and flavor trends. Event features multiple speakers.


"Everyday Inspiration Meets Fragrance, Flavor & Packaging Design"

Event: HBA Global Expo, Design Hotspot 1
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 and Wednesday June 20, 2012
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 11:00 am to 12:00pm
Place: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY

This interactive presentation focuses on sources of inspiration for consumer packaged goods. The parallel relationship between fragrance and flavor and their multi-sensory attributes will be demonstrated through a variety of smelling and tasting samples based on common and emerging ingredients. Additionally, the presentation will examine lifestyle trends and discuss unique products and package designs created to address them.

If you are looking for inspiration, attend this educational and dynamic seminar and get inspired.


"HBA Off Site Mini-Trend Excursion"

Event: HBA Global Expo
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Place: Apothéke
9 Doyers Street
New York, NY

Join Trendincite LLC on an inspirational off site mini-trend excursion to a NYC apothecary-inspired hidden bar that creates a transporting experience. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. Attendees will sample a flight of three mouthwatering specialty cocktails featuring unique ingredients, flavors, and textures sourced from local "farm to bar" ingredients. The cost is only $30 a person and shuttle service to Apothéke and samples of 3 cocktails are included! This event is limited to 25 participants on a first come-first serve basis and tickets are non-refundable.


"Fifth Annual On Trend Excursion with Amy Marks-McGee (Trendincite LLC) & Jeanine Pedersen (Takasago)"

Event: Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: NYC Chinatown

Amy Marks-McGee of Trendincite LLC and Jeanine Pedersen of Takasago will be hosting the 5th annual WFFC NYC sensory fragrance and flavor trend excursion. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. This excursion will feature a visit to a popular Chinese bakery, an Asian pharmacy with unique personal care products, an eclectic grocery store, a candy shop offering sweet, salty and unusual treats and an iconic ice cream spot with enticing flavors. A hot beverage and sweet treat and a traditional Chinese lunch at a well-known dim sum restaurant are included.


"Part ll: Insights and Innovations: Focus Forward on Building Business in Tough Times"

Event: QRCA NYC Metro Chapter Meeting
Date: Friday, December 9, 2011
Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Place: Schlesinger Associates
500 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Five expert panelists will be addressing the emerging and on-going needs of qualitative moderators to stay ahead of the game, buck the downward trend and increase business from 1-2pm. Q&A to follow at 2-2:30pm.

Panelists: Carmen Bryant, Director of Research and Insights @ Essence; Amy Marks McGee consultant for Johnson & Johnson, owner and CEO of TrendIncite LLC; Maralyn Mason Executive Dir.@ SUNY Brooklyn Educ. Ctr.; George Brown Sr. Acct. Exec. @ Meyers Research and Michael Doody, Branding specialist and Ad agency consultant will be answering questions and sharing insights on today's 'must have' tool box skills:

  • Writing creative and attention getting proposals
  • Bundling research methodologies
  • Partnering with quantitative suppliers
  • Getting a handle on emerging consumer trends that matter
  • Generating more insightful analyses and reporting
  • Networking with social media for greater success

"What's Cooking? A Bird's Eye View of Culinary Trends"

Event: 94th Annual NAFFS Convention
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2011
Time: 8:45 am to 9:30 am
Place: The Resort at Longboat Key Club
Longboat Key, FL

With consumers becoming more and more adventurous in their food choices, opportunities abound for product developers to meld exotic combinations of flavors and ingredients in their applications. Marks-McGee will identify and analyze a variety of emerging culinary trends with a focus on the fusion of flavors. What exotic flavors are being showcased in food trucks and are they here to stay? Who is doing what with molecular gastronomy and what does it mean for the future of food preparation? Marks-McGee will take the audience on a sensory adventure exploring the latest in foraging, sensory dining, consumer packaged goods and everything in between. Whether you're in R&D, sales or marketing, those who need to be in the know can't afford to miss this educational seminar.


"M-20: Keep Your Eyes Open: Spotting Trends for 2012"

Event: HBA Global Expo
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Place: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY

Presenters: Jamie Ross, The Doneger Group; Laurie Pressman, Pantone Color Institute; and Amy Marks-McGee, Trendincite LLC.

Our final session for 2011 is guaranteed to make sure you're ready to jump into planning for 2012, with vital presentations that won't just tell you what's coming up next, but teach you how to spot the trends yourself. The session will include a comprehensive beauty forecast from the Doneger Group and a close look at color from Pantone, as well as a trends-spotting tutorial with Trendincite that will keep you well ahead of the curve for next year.


"Fourth Annual On Trend Excursion with Amy Marks-McGee (Trendincite LLC) & Jeanine Pedersen (Takasago)"

Event: Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: NYC Soho

Amy Marks-McGee of Trendincite LLC and Jeanine Pedersen of Takasago will be hosting the 4th annual WFFC NYC sensory fragrance and flavor trend excursion. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. This excursion will feature a visit to a fine tea shop, an eclectic Asian department store, a high-end beauty boutique, and a rice pudding purveyor. Lunch at a contemporary Thai restaurant is included.


"Trend Culture: Color & Design Meets Fragrance & Flavor"

Event: COLabORate: Color & Design Collaboration
Date: Friday, May 20, 2011
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Place: Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street and The Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

This presentation focuses on the connection between color & design and fragrance & flavor. It will explore the parallel relationship between both disciplines and the influence each has on the other. Additionally, this presentation will examine the overlap of trends and the importance of pattern recognition across industries. Attendees looking for creative inspiration will walk away with a fresh perspective and a broader outlook to approach new opportunities and challenges.


"Pattern Recognition 101: The Importance of Identifying Trends"

Event: Direction by Indigo
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Place: Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West, 18th Street
(between 6th & 7th Ave)
New York, NY

How do you recognize a pattern and apply that insight to your product and/or service? In order to be proactive instead of reactive to the changing consumer, you need to be able to recognize patterns across industries; whether that's color, packaging, ingredients, applications and/or technology. Once you recognize a pattern what do you do with it? This presentation will teach you to recognize patterns and trends across a variety of industries and then apply this knowledge to your product or service.


"The Fragrance and Flavor Connection, Finding Your Next Innovative Ingredient"

Event: Chemical Sources Association, Chem Source Meeting
Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Place: Ramada Inn
160 Frontage Road
Newark, NJ

This presentation focuses on the parallel relationship between fragrance and flavor. It will examine the marketplace to identify common and emerging ingredients used in consumer goods across both industries. Additionally, the presentation will explore the multi-sensory relationship and the crossover activity in cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals and the functional foods arena.

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"Pattern Recognition 101: The Importance of Identifying Trends"

Event: HBA Global Expo
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010
Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Place: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY

Presenters: Sheri Koetting, MSLK; Judy Galloway, G-group Market Research; Ni’Kita Wilson, Cosmetech Laboratories, Inc. and moderated by Amy Marks-McGee, Trendincite LLC

How do you recognize a pattern and apply that insight to your product and/or service? As consumers’ needs, appetites, and interests evolve, new trends form daily. Many of these trends are ripe to cross categories and product platforms. Identifying patterns, matching them to your target audience's needs, designing a brand and marketing position, and knowing when to break the mold to stand out from the pack are key factors in creating a successful brand.  Company owners, marketing managers, product developers, researchers, and designers should attend this session to gain valuable insights into pattern recognition and how to apply this knowledge to your brand or service.


"The Fragrance and Flavor Connection, Finding Your Next Beauty Ingredient"

Event: HBA Global Expo, “Sniffing Out Opportunities: New Perspectives on Fragrance”
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Place: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY

This presentation focuses on the parallel relationship between fragrance and flavor. It will examine the marketplace to identify common and emerging ingredients used in consumer goods across both industries. Additionally, the presentation will explore the multi-sensory relationship and the crossover activity in cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals and the functional foods arena.

This presentation will: 

  • Demonstrate what fragrance and flavor have in common
  • Identify “hot” culinary and functional ingredients that can apply to beauty products
  • Discuss cosmeceuticals/nutraceuticals and the blurring of lines with ingestible products that promote beauty from within
  • Explore consumer’s interest in multi-sensory experiences

Those searching for their next ingredient story should attend this presentation - whether for Business Owners, Marketing, or R&D.


"3rd Annual WFFC NYC On Trend Excursion"

Event: Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce
Date: June 22, 2010
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: NYC West Village

Amy Marks-McGee of Trendincite LLC and Jeanine Pedersen of Takasago will be hosting the 3rd annual WFFC NYC sensory fragrance and flavor trend excursion. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. This excursion will feature a visit to a neighborhood green bakery, a natural market, a luxurious fragrance boutique, an old school pharmacy, and a dark chocolate shop. Lunch at a quaint restaurant featuring flavorful Mexican food is included.


"Trend Spotting & Idea Generation: New Approaches for Unique Product Development"

Event: HBA Global Expo
Date: September 17, 2009
Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Place: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY

This presentation will guide you to creative thinking with a fresh approach to generate new product ideas. After attending this dynamic talk, participants will be more prepared to proactively look for trends and obtain inspiration from a variety of unusual sources such as a contemporary restaurant menu, an art exhibit, a niche boutique, a gourmet food shop, an avant-garde florist or a luxury chocolatier. The presentation will help you to:

  • Approach problem solving creatively
  • Be proactive and heighten your awareness of emerging trends
  • Capture inspiration from unexpected places
  • Stimulate creative thinking
  • Engage your five senses

Attendees will be engaged in an interactive presentation that will provide them with creative techniques to inspire new product ideas - whether for R&D, Marketing, or Business purposes.


"Everyday Inspiration - Making The Ordinary Extraordinary. A Fresh Approach To Innovation - Looking Outside The Fashion Industry For New Product Ideas"

Event: Direction by Indigo
Date: August 5, 2009
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Place: Penn Plaza Pavilion, Globetrotter Room
401 7th Avenue
New York, NY

 


"WFFC On Trend Excursion”

Event: Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce
Date: June 22, 2009
Time: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Place: NYC Chelsea & MEPA District

Amy Marks-McGee of Trendincite LLC and Jeanine Pedersen of Takasago will be hosting the 2nd annual WFFC NYC sensory fragrance and flavor trend excursion. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. This excursion will feature a visit to an environmentally sustainable tea bar, a fresh produce store, an eclectic specialty food & gift shop, and a sleek & modern flower shop. A cup of tea with a fresh scone and lunch at a trendy restaurant featuring flavorful Asian inspired street foods served family-style is included.


"Breaking Through the Clutter”

Event: The Fragrance Foundation’s Associate Board
Date: October 23, 2008
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Place: Hearst Tower
300 West 57th Street
New York, NY

Discover how fragrance brands can shatter the trend cycle and become icons of tomorrow with Gene Pressman, co-author of "Chasing Cool" and former CEO, Barneys NY; Greg Anderen, BBH; Polly Blitzer, beautyblitz.com and moderated by Amy Marks-McGee.


"Trendincite Sensory Fragrance & Flavor Trend Excursion"

Event: Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce, Members Only
Date: June 3, 2008
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: NYC West Village

Amy Marks-McGee of Trendincite LLC will be hosting a NYC sensory fragrance and flavor trend excursion designed exclusively for WFFC members. Engage your senses through a sensory trend excursion to inspire new fragrance and flavor combinations, unique ingredients and textures, and new product ideas. This excursion will feature a visit to an exotic flower shop, a choice coffee and tea emporium, and a culinary herb and spice shoppe. Lunch is included at a hip dessert bar that highlights unusual sweet and savory combinations to create unexpected flavor contrasts.


"The Fragrance and Flavor Connection"

Event: Society of Flavor Chemists & American Society of Perfumers
Date: February 7, 2008
Time: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Place: Holiday Inn, Newark International Airport
160 Frontage Road
Newark, New Jersey

This presentation focuses on the parallel relationship between fragrance and flavor. It will examine the marketplace to identify common and emerging ingredients used in consumer goods across both industries. Additionally, the presentation will explore the multi-sensorial relationship and the crossover activity in the nutraceuticals/functional foods arena.


"Sweet talk …a virtual trend excursion to explore unique ingredients, textures, & flavor combinations

Event: NY/NJ American Association of Candy Technologists
Date: November 8, 2007
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Place: Hilton Hotel
One Hilton Court
Parsippany, NJ

This presentation features a visit to a fresh produce store, a trendy frozen yogurt shop, and a hip dessert bar.


"Green Scene…a virtual trend excursion to explore eco-friendly activity in the concrete jungle

Event: Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce, Fall Seminar
Date: November 6, 2007
Time: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Place: Marriott Saddle Brook
138 Pehle Avenue
Saddle Brook, NJ

This presentation features a visit to an environmentally responsible building, an organic spa, a neighborhood green bakery, and a socially conscious fashion boutique. Additionally, it is interactive and includes smelling and tasting samples.


"Green meets fashion, fragrance, and food"

Event: Fashion News Workshop Trend Day
Date: October 17, 2007
Time: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Place: Cotton Inc.
488 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY

This presentation focuses on the green movement and its translation into fashion, beauty, food, and design.


"Cake Walk…a virtual pastry trend excursion - explore contrasting textures created by science & art” 

Event: Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Long Island Chapter Meeting
Date: May 24, 2007
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Place: Northport Yacht Club
11 Bluff Point Road
Northport, NY

This presentation is interactive and includes smelling and tasting samples highlighting unique ingredients, textures and flavors from three of the four dessert destinations discussed in the presentation.


"The Fashion and Fragrance Connection"

Event: Fashion News Workshop Trend Day
Date: April 19, 2007
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Place: Fashion Group International Inc.
8 West 40th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY

This is an interactive presentation, which includes smelling scented market products and custom designed futuristic fragrance accords. In addition, Amy Marks-McGee is the co-chair of the event featuring six other speakers from a variety of industries.

 

To contact us please call 888-561-1229 or write inquiries@trendincite.com

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