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Webinar | Cause and Effect: Canadian Fashion Trends Up Close

Date: Thursday, April 20 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST 
Speaker: Tamara Szames, Canadian Apparel and Footwear Industry Analyst, The NPD Group 
Overview: The runways might initiate fashion trends, but which of those trends stick with Canadians? Join Canadian Apparel and Footwear Industry Analyst Tamara Szames for a can’t-miss presentation on cause and effect in the fashion industry.

Find out how changes in consumer needs and expectations, caused by lifestyle forces and technology, have affected fashion – and what to expect as these changes continue. You’ll get a look at the impact of technology on innovation and communication, as well as a new sense of where athleisure is headed.

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Webinar | Sports Industry Q1 Review

Date: Monday, May 1 | 2:00 – 2:30 pm EDT
Speaker: Matt Powell, Sports Industry Analyst, The NPD Group
Overview: Join Matt and your industry colleagues for a complimentary webinar that provides an in-depth review of Q1 sports footwear and active apparel industry performance. Get insights on:

  • The hot categories in Q1
  • Footwear categories that were most popular among men, women, and kids
  • Brands that drove the most sales
  • The future of athletic footwear and active apparel for the remainder of 2017

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2017 Canadian Foodservice Summit

Presentation: KNOW to GROW
Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8:00am – 3:00 pm ET
Location: Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library, Toronto ON
Overview: The second annual Canadian Foodservice Summit, will address the challenges and questions standing in your way. This much-anticipated industry event is presented by The NPD Group, in partnership with Foodservice and Hospitality magazine.

Get inspired! On May 9, you'll hear new perspectives from renowned industry experts and connect with Canada's top foodservice leaders. Benefit from deep data, fresh insights, and expertise on global foodservice and food and beverage consumption. From loyalty and innovation to market-moving trends and disrupters that have the power to shift what you think you know about the Canadian foodservice industry.

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Bakery Store Day 2017, Verband Deutscher Großbäckereien e.V.

Presentation: Market Analysis for Bakery Chains
Date: May 11, 2017 | 12:30pm – 1:15pm CET
Speaker: Andreas Lauszat, Director Foodservice, Germany, The NPD Group
Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
Overview: Current market analysis and trends about bread and bakery in the German Foodservice market

Veranstaltung: Bäckerei-Filialtag 2017, Verband Deutscher Großbäckereien e.V.
Titel der Präsentation: Der Backmarkt für Filial-Großbäckereien in Zahlen
Datum/Uhrzeit: 11.05.2017, 12:30 bis 13:15 Uhr
Ort: Düsseldorf - Deutschland
Sprecher: Andreas Lauszat, Director Foodservice Deutschland
Inhalt: Topaktuelle Marktzahlen, Analysen und Trends zum Thema Brot- und Backwaren

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QSR Media Conference and Awards 2017

Date: Wednesday, 21 June | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: The Sofitel Hotel | 61-101 Phillip Street | Sydney NSW 2000
Speakers: Bob O’Brien, Global Foodservice Industry Expert, The NPD Group | Ciara Clancy, Australia Foodservice Director, The NPD Group
Overview: Australia’s quick service and fast casual restaurant leaders know the QSR Media Conference and Awards is the place to learn from the brightest minds in your industry, catch up with your foodservice colleagues, and strategize about how to get ahead – and stay ahead – in an intensely competitive environment. This year The NPD Group will have an increased role at the event, serving as a Content Partner. That means you can benefit from an engaging session presented by two of NPD’s most respected industry analysts: Global Foodservice Industry Expert Bob O’Brien and Australia Foodservice Director, Ciara Clancy.

Bob has followed the foodservice industry at The NPD Group for more than 30 years and speaks frequently to industry and management groups worldwide. Ciara joined NPD’s foodservice division in 2011 after spending over 7 years in the FMCG sector and has been Director of Foodservice for The NPD Group for nearly 4 years. Together, they will share their industry expertise and knowledge of Australia’s foodservice landscape, to give you a better understanding of the Australian food delivery market and the contrasts between foodservice markets around the world.

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