“2015 Consumer Product Goods Trends”

Lynn Dornblaser

Director, Innovation & Insight - Mintel

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Highlawn Pavillion – West Orange, NJ

Excom Meeting................ 3:30 p.m.

Networking Hour............... 5:00 p.m.

            Speaker........................... 6:00 p.m.

            Dinner.............................. 7:00 p.m.

Mintel mined its data and polled its numerous in-house experts to develop a list of five key trends that will be impacting food and drink in 2015. This presentation will look at the five trends, discuss what consumers are saying and doing, and illustrate the trends with key product launches from around the world.

Ms. Lynn Dornblaser brings more than a quarter century of product trend knowledge to Mintel, which she joined in 1998. She applies her unique perspective on the market and new product development to tailored client research and to extensive public speaking.

 Prior to joining Mintel, Ms. Dornblaser covered new product trends at several trade magazine publishing companies, as editor and editorial director of publication New Product News. She has been quoted by major US news organizations, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times and CNN. In addition, Ms. Dornblaser has also served as keynote lecturer and speaker for numerous industry groups and sales forums.

Ms. Dornblaser holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois and has also contributed to a textbook on new product development. She can usually be found in the aisles of asupermarket somewhere in the world.

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