BUY MY NEW BOOK: The Future of Almost Everything - reprinted twice in last 4 months - or read FREE SAMPLE CHAPTER

Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker

My latest book was published just a few weeks ago and has already been reprinted twice with several foreign language rights already sold.  This has been a lot of fun to write.  Read 
FREE SAMPLE of the bookPacked into it are insights from every keynote, workshop, seminar and strategy session I have done in every industry, in every nation, over the last five years. After months of preparation and research, the writing process itself was the fastest I have ever done (for a book of this length, around 110,000 words), compared to the other 15 over the years. 

"Absolutely brilliant.  I love this man's exhilarating thinking and writing.  Here are far-sighted insights into the tangible and intangible horizons of future change, underpinned by wisdom abut its ultimate driving force - human nature."  Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School

“A brilliant guide to our future, which should be read by every decision-maker, packed with deep insights on a huge number of trends. Patrick Dixon has a great track record over many years in forecasting opportunities, risks and challenges that will affect us all.”  Sir Brian Souter - Chairman, Stagecoach Group Plc

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Need a world-class keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

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Brexit keynote speaker. Huge Brexit shock to global economy? Truth about Brexit impact on UK, future of Europe, Eurozone, exchange rates, migration, business and wider world

Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker

Leaders of G20 Nations have declared that Brexit would be a shock to the global economy: hype or fiction? Whatever the result of the British EU referendum on 23rd June 2016, the UK vote will be fiercely contested, and will have a profound impact on the future direction of the EU.  Just the fact that such a Brexit vote is taking place is already triggering events elsewhere.  For example, on 26th February, an opinion poll in Denmark showed that most Danes now want to have a vote of their own. The truth is that a lot of nonsense is being paraded as fact in the heated Brexit referendum campaign. Here is a guide to your Brexit-related future by Brexit Keynote Speaker Patrick Dixon

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Future of Digital Marketing - make magic for customers: video and notes of entire keynote at Google premier event: mobile marketing, social marketing, YouTube / viral marketing, mobile banking and retail - for 350 Google Digital Marketing Partner Agencies

Marketing, Brands, Mobile Consumers, Big Data

Watch entire keynote on future of digital marketing - at Google premier marketing event - Google Accelerate. How to create magic for your customers using social media marketing and mobile marketing. Future of pay-per-click advertising, and mobile marketing campaigns and digital marketing. Discover the greatest secrets of all successful mobile marketing, social marketing trends, how to make money using Big Data and why Little Data matters most in targeting customers. How to use live data analytics to sharpen digital marketing and social media campaigns. Why social marketing can freak out your customers. The end of traditional marketing – transition to a personal advisor along the journey of life.  Over 67,000 companies globally sell themselves as digital marketing experts but only 350 across the whole of Europe, Middle East and Africa are fully accredited as Google Digital Partners - and most of these global experts were in my audience. 

Read more: Future of Digital Marketing - make magic for customers: video and notes of entire keynote at Google premier event: mobile marketing, social marketing, YouTube / viral marketing, mobile banking and retail - for 350 Google Digital Marketing Partner Agencies

   

Future Homes - what will they look like? How will we live in them? Real estate trends interview - Origin event

Future of Real Estate, Construction, Development

Interview with Patrick Dixon, author of The Future of Almost Everything - at Origin Round Table discussion on Home of the Future - see
Origin Homes of the Future Report which has been widely reported in the media.

What will homes of the future be like?  How will buyers of property change what they are looking for?  Impact on architecture, building design and property markets. Future of real estate and home building in the UK and Europe.  Future design of homes.  How and why old homes are being reshaped - creating open space living areas with many private spaces for bedrooms, home office etc.  Old model of living room, front parlour, dining room etc - radically different today, what about the future?

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Future of global faith, mission and organised religion: why personal spirituality and hunger for purpose will continue to shape and influence our world, and why over half of humankind will identify themselves as Christian or Muslim

Spirituality, World Religion, Christianity, Church

Video of keynote on global trends to over 1450 church leaders from 30 nations, part of the Elim church network.

Around 85% of people in the world today say that they recognise a spiritual dimension to life, which reflects an ancient pattern in place since the beginning of human history. While strident voices of humanistic atheism are likely to grow louder in some developed nations, they will almost certainly be drowned out globally over the next 50 years by the vast majority who remain convinced that there is more to life than atoms, molecules and bags of biodata. In developed nations, informal expressions of spirituality seem likely to multiply, as we see further decline in organised religion. Expect growth in personal systems for meditation, in self-help guides to spiritual enlightenment. So what will be the future of organised religion - Christianity, Islam and other global faith traditions?

Read more: Future of global faith, mission and organised religion: why personal spirituality and hunger for purpose will continue to shape and influence our world, and why over half of humankind will identify themselves as Christian or Muslim

   

Can a Futurist REALLY predict the future? Here's loads of predictions I made over last 20+ years.

Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker

My new global trends book is out now:
The Future of Almost Everything. But it takes at least 20 years to evaluate how good a trends analyst was / is – so what about forecasts made by me in previous books, about what to expect over the following decade or two or three?  How did those forecasts measure up? I had to answer that question for myself by re-reading what I wrote in the past about the future, before writing my latest book.  Read FREE SAMPLE of The Truth about Almost Everything.

So you can judge for yourself, here are loads of predictions I made in the past - and the book in which they were made plus date.  Every one of these is already a reality or looks like it soon could be, as of August 2015....And yes I got some things wrong - not many fortunately.

Read more: Can a Futurist REALLY predict the future? Here's loads of predictions I made over last 20+ years.

   

5 Steps to Future-Proof any Business - 5 minute guide for every manager and leader

What is Leadership? Styles, Leadership Keynotes

Here is a 5 second guide to the 5 minute guide. 1) Bring in outsiders to challenge your world view.  2) Listen to your customers - but don't believe them. 3) Read widely and be curious about all you meet. 4)  Review your strategies each year. 5) Agile leadership teams.

Read more: 5 Steps to Future-Proof any Business - 5 minute guide for every manager and leader

   

Future of the Auto Industry - e-cars, hydrogen vehicles, new engines, radical designs, robot drivers: keynote slides, video, article on auto industry trends

Future of Travel, Transport, Aviation, Tourism

Future of the Auto Industry: Summary of key messages in keynote on auto industry trends by Futurist Patrick Dixon, for event held by the National Auto Auctions Association (NAAA). Car manufacturers are placing a huge number of bets on a wide range of new technologies ranging from auto batteries to hydrogen powered car engines, but only some of these will succeed.  Emerging markets will drive growth in automotive sales for the next three decades.  If every nation had the same proportion of car drivers as the United States, we would have four times as many vehicles on the roads of the world as today. Expect global car sales to exceed 107 million by 2020, up from 80 million in 2013.  Car sales in China will grow from 19 million to around 31 million from 2013 to 2020, while car sales in Europe and Japan will remain relatively flat, with some recovery in the US. 
Need a world-class auto industry keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

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Future of Retail Industry - customers, fusion of online and offline shopping, mobiles, smartphones, computers, TVs, e-commerce, mobile payments, retail banking, shopping malls, Big Data - retail keynote for Samsung

Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Video of Futurist keynote for 1000 VIP Samsung clients on future of retail including the use of Big Data.  For full article and the slides, press Read More link below. Online sales will exceed $1.5 trillion in 2014, of which $100bn will be in Latin America, $6.2bn in Mexico (up 40% in a year).  Most of Latin America’s
online sales are on websites owned by traditional retailers. And sales per online user each year are also growing fast – averaging $578 across Latin America:  $854 in Mexico, $717 in Brazil and $380 in Argentina. Notes on Futurist keynote lecture for Samsung client event in Mexico – audience of IT / computers, mobile phones and electrical appliance retailers from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuala, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Salvador, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Panama.  Need a world-class retail industry keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

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Future of Pharma Reimbursement, Treatment Access and Funding Approval

Future Health, Pharmaceutical Industry Keynotes

In the past, the major challenge for a pharma company was to develop a new therapy, prove impact in clinical trials, show safety, and get licience approval to enable the product to be sold commercially.  Typically the process could take up to 15 years, and cost up to $1.2 billion, which all had to be recouped in 10 years of sales before the patent ran out.  But today there is a massive additional hurdle which is persuading cash-strapped governments and insurers to fund a new therapy for patients.  It is no longer enough to prove the therapy works, saves lives, has less side effects and so on.  The pharma company has to make the case that the therapy offers good value for money compared to other treatments for the same condition. Need a world-class pharma keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

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