Tom is effervescent, high-spirited and above all fresh. His work is greatly inspirational.
— Judith van Vliet, Designer Clariant ColorWorks Europe/IMEA

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  • Feb 22: Future of real estate (Reykjavik)
  • March 1: Youth trends (Hong Kong)
  • April 5: Retail (Berlin)

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Tom Palmaerts is a futurist and business partner at Trendwolves, a full service trend and marketing agency with a focus on young consumers and modern families. . 

He is a worldwide keynote speaker and trend consultant. Working for brands like Callebaut, Clariant, HP, PwC, Sony Music, Hello Bank and and BNP Paribas Fortis. 

In 2008 Tom Palmaerts was awarded “Youth trend specialist of the year” by the dutch trendwatching platform Second Sight, as a result of his drive, originality & passion. Since 2012 he teaches scenario thinking and trendwatching at the University College Ghent. In September 2013 Tom Palmaerts received the award Trendwatcher of The Year. The jury explained: "He is activating and can bring things in motion.” In 2015 he published a book ‘Futures’ (Lannoo, Dutch) together with Herman Konings and Joeri Van den Bergh.

Tom Palmaerts opens your eyes, with a lively mix of pictures and humor. Short, sweet, and to the point.
— Eric Van Bael (Vice President Commercial & Public Sector EMEA at Hewlett Packard)

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