From: June 14, 2018
To: June 14, 2018

At this year’s Big Conversation we’ll be discussing the next generation of consumers. Who are they, what do they want and how do they differ from previous generations? Discover…

  • Which trends shaped the Food and Drink and Beauty industries in 2017?
  • How are the consumers of tomorrow influencing the products of today?
  • What does the industry face in 2018 and beyond?

Hosted by our expert analysts and featuring a panel of special guests and industry insiders, we’ll be exploring the trends that matter in today’s Beauty and Food and Drink industry.


Meet the experts 

Richard Cope, Mintel Senior Trends Consultant

With over a decade of experience in market research, Richard’s wealth of knowledge brings Trends alive for Mintel’s clients on a daily basis. He also runs our custom client workshops and ably represents the agency at conferences and in the media.

Alex Beckett, Global Food & Drink Analyst

Alex is responsible for tracking consumer and innovation trends in a wide range of categories including ice cream and bottled water. Prior to Mintel, he spent nearly three years writing UK-based consumer reports on a wide variety of food and drink categories. Prior to joining Mintel, Alex was Food and Drink Editor of highly-regarded food industry magazine, The Grocer.

Agnieszka Grygier, Trends and Innovation Consultant 

Agnieszka works as a Trends and Innovation Consultant for Mintel since 2015, with previous experience in account management and media planning for a marketing agency in Germany and working for Thomson Reuters as a senior analyst in Poland.

Andrew McDougall, Global Beauty & Personal Care Analyst

Andrew is an award-winning journalist with over ten years’ experience in an editorial role. Since joining Mintel, Andrew has written content for the Beauty & Personal Care platform with a special focus on haircare and oral care.


If you would like to attend the event, please contact your account manager.