• Trend-Spotting with Eye-Catching Faves

     
    POSTED July 1, 2019
     

    Stay ahead of the curve with these crowd-searched trends and topics.

  • Trend-Spotting with Eye-Catching Faves

     
    POSTED July 1, 2019
     

    Stay ahead of the curve with these crowd-searched trends and topics.

  • Trend-Spotting with Eye-Catching Faves

     
    POSTED July 1, 2019
     

    Stay ahead of the curve with these crowd-searched trends and topics.

  • Trend-Spotting with Eye-Catching Faves

     
    POSTED July 1, 2019
     

    Stay ahead of the curve with these crowd-searched trends and topics.

Armed with insights from more than 250 million monthly user searches, Pinterest takes the guesswork out of trend tracking with its official 100 Pinterest trends for 2019 report. From travel destinations on the rise to the superfoods fueling new F&B concepts, current trends with staying power and soon-to-be stars give planners a sneak peek into event intelligence about the near future. Keep an eye out for a few of these eye-catching faves.

PHOTOBOMB: For instant intrigue, smoke bombs are on the rise. Opt for a simple white haze to create an unexpected dramatic moment or tailor the smoky eff ect with bursts of bright plumes for a playful photo backdrop.

GLOW UP: From cheeky custom messaging and unexpected branding opportunities to glowing photo backdrops and colorful uplighting, neon takes center stage to create the perfect pop of color.

UNEXPECTED ANTIDOTE: Well-known for its medicinal qualities, the elderberry is the new superfruit. With plenty of vitamin C, antioxidants and anti-infl ammatory qualities, this berry adds a healthy boost to meeting break smoothies, multi-hued salads and creative cocktails.

HIGH RISE: Greenery is always a welcome addition to any event space, but living walls are having a moment. Transform raw or blank spaces with fl oor-toceiling vertical gardens for a lush urban jungle aesthetic.

By the time the now-iconic photo of one Fyre Festivalgoer’s pitiful cheese sandwich had gone viral, social media platforms and news outlets were abuzz with shock and bewilderment—questioning how the seemingly star-studded island excursion could have resulted in half-built FEMA-issued tents, cancelled musical acts and stranded attendees.

 

What these leaders may not realize is that the old approach to meetings, where someone talks the team to sleep is quickly becoming unacceptable. Companies and planners everywhere are ditching their boring meetings and adopting more effective practices.
Two factors driving revolution throughout the modern workplace also demand a new way of meeting: digitalization and VUCA, short for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

Digital Workplace Meetings

 

Our editorial advisory board sounds off about what’s happening in their sectors of the meetings and events world.