Join us at WGSN Futures Australia, where we identify new themes that will influence consumer behaviour for the coming seasons. WGSN experts will present actionable insights and spark ideas for your business.
WGSN Futures Australia is a must-see for Retail Executives, Marketers, Buyers, Merchandisers and Designers.
Attend the full day or select your Trend Edit of choice. See detailed agenda here.
Business Edit 9:00 - 12:00
Presented by: Lorna Hall, WGSN Head of Global Market Intelligence
As Head of Market Intelligence at WGSN, Lorna is responsible for a team of experts reporting on best practice and innovation across all forms of retail including online and offline strategies, store design, marketing and visual merchandising. Before joining WGSN in 2009, she was the executive editor of the UK's fashion trade magazine Drapers.
Carla Buzasi, WGSN Global Chief Content Officer
Carla is the Head of Content and Consultancy at WGSN, managing a global team of experts and helping clients in over 100 countries navigate the future. Prior to this, she was an award-winning editor and journalist. She was the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post UK and has also worked for Marie Claire, Glamour and Vogue.com.
Networking Light Lunch 12:00 - 13:30
Creative Edit 13:30 - 16:30
Option 1: Womenswear Stream
Presented by Greer Hughes, Senior Consultant, WGSN Mindset
Greer provides bespoke creative and strategic consultancy solutions enabling clients to disseminate global trends to their businesses. A seasoned speaker, she has delivered presentations at leading trade shows, proving to be an authoritative voice of the industry, drawing from global insights with experience encompassing apparel design and trend in the UK, Australia, and Hong Kong.
Option 2: Menswear Stream
Presented by Yianni Giovanoglou, Trend Specialist Australia/ New Zealand
With a strong background in design, Yianni has worked in the fashion industry for over 14 years. Previous roles include working behind the scenes as a stylist, visual merchandiser and production manager as well as running his own label for several years. He is now responsible for training WGSN clients across the region on the key trends and supporting them on their design and retail strategies.