WHITE PLAINS, NY – SURTEX®, the leading trade show for the art and design market to be held May 20-22 in New York City, will launch an exclusive Trend Theatre. Top trend experts from Europe and the US will conduct a total of seventeen 30-minute sessions at the SURTEX 2012 Trend Theatre, exploring the latest trends impacting industries as diverse as home and accessories, textiles, tabletop, fashion, paper, stationery, packaging and gifts.
It’s a first for SURTEX to offer such an extensive program, and free of charge for exhibitors and attendees. Over the course of the three show days, experts from world-renowned trend forecasting companies, who travel the world in search of the newest style ideas, as well as emerging attitudes and lifestyles, will offer their insights through exclusive presentations augmented by vivid imagery and insider commentary.
"As the authority in surface design and art licensing, SURTEX is thrilled to bring such a wealth of information and creative inspiration from the world's top trend forecasters to our audience, on a complimentary basis," said Penny Sikalis, Vice President of GLM and Manager of the SURTEX show. "The Trend Theatre and the booths of the presenters will be located in the ReSource HuB, so that attendees will have easy access to the materials and services of the forecasters."
The program includes:
This line-up of forecasters, speaking in a theater conveniently located on the show floor, is yet another bonus that SURTEX provides to the art design and licensing market, making the show truly THE SOURCE for original surface design.
The complete schedule of the sessions at the Trend Theatre is available at http://www.surtex.com/TheShow/ReSourceHuB/TrendTheatre/tabid/297/Default.aspx.