16361 Mon, 03/16/2009 - 12:32pm
ROSEMONT, Ill.–The six most important trends in the consumer marketplace and how they will influence business will be the discussion for “Top Trends for 2010,” an educational seminar on Monday, March 23, during the International Home & Housewares Show. Tom Mirabile, vice president, global trend and design, Lifetime Brands, will present the top trends based on Lifetime’s forecast and analysis of consumer lifestyle trends. In addition, a panel of industry experts will join him, including Susan Yashinsky, vice president, marketing, Sphere Trending, a trend consulting firm; Sharilyn Ruckman, president, Ruckman + Company, a creative strategy and product development company; and Curt Bailey, president, Sundberg-Ferar, a leading industrial design firm. The top trend topics will include Respecting Generational Divides, Living Within Our Means, The Live-In Kitchen, The Wellness Kitchen, Cooking for Fun and The Green Kitchen.
The session begins at 7:30 a.m. in Room S100/Grand Ballroom in the South Building. No ticket or reservation is needed.