Are you ready for the future?
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Are you ready for the future? Are you hesitating what you’d answer? That’s ok. Life goes so fast, that thinking about the future can be quite bedazzling. But how do we become future-proof? Based on his book ‘Ready or not’, Tom gives you concrete ideas and actions to kickstart your future mindset. Topics: Why you need a future mindset, How to see the future, How to navigate change, Uncover your blindspot.
Tom Palmaerts is a thought leader on consumer attitudes and behaviour in a changing world. He is an awarded keynote speaker, trend consultant, author, and managing partner at Trendwolves, a full-service trend-watching agency with a focus on young consumers and modern families. He is an expert in understanding and finding opportunities in bigger cultural trends.
2019 – Publication of ‘Ready or not. 11 ways to become future proof’ (Lannoo, Dutch)
2017 - Started a little side hustle with three friends: ‘La Madrugada’. A vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina
2015 – Publication of ‘Futures’ (Lannoo, Dutch) co-written with Herman Konings and Joeri Van den Bergh
2014 - Started hosting Futuro getaway sessions in Italy, 3 times a year
2013 – Tom Palmaerts receives the award Trendwatcher of The Year
2010 - Joined music and art community Subbacultcha as a board member
2008 – Awarded “Youth trend specialist of the year” by Dutch trendwatching platform Second Sight
2007 - Joined Trendwolves
2002 - 2007 - Youth Subculture research at Ladda
One goal in mind: Giving people an appetite for the future.